Weed Man of Annapolis, a lawn care franchise here in AA County, has
reached out to us about a fundraiser opportunity. For the month of
March, they will donate $1 to our program for each customer that agrees
to a free estimate. So, if you are considering a lawn service,
green up with Weed Man this spring!
Our annual Bull Roast is the primary fundraiser for our program, and we
expect our 3rd Annual Bull Roast to be bigger and better than ever!
We have tweaked the menu, based on attendee's feedback, and we will have
prize wheels, raffles, and auctions again. And our DJ will be back
to get everyone up on their feet. Check out our
Bull Roast flyer for
details - location, time, pricing, menu items,... This
is an event that you will really enjoy. Get the word out.
Advance payment for a table of ten will save on the admission,
I would like to express my sincere appreciation to the
Knights of Columbus Annapolis Council 1384, and Pasadena Council 10966
for making our program the beneficiary of their Tootsie Roll Campaigns
this year. We are truly grateful for their support, and appreciate
their willingness to assist us with future endeavors.
For information about volunteer opportunities with our
program, please contact our volunteer coordinator, Kyle Hines
Coaches and assistant coaches must be at least 18 years old, and must
undergo a background check. Volunteers who assist at events or
practices may be younger than 18, but volunteers who are under 16 must
be supervised by a parent or guardian.
To make information about our programs more available,
we have added contact email addresses for our head coaches to each
of the pages for our sports programs.
I wish to make athletes, parents, and caregivers aware
that after discussions with Special Olympics, Inc., and Special Olympics
North America, Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD) will be enforcing age group
regulations for teams. The age
groupings that SOMD will use are 8 - 11, 12 - 15, 16 - 21, 22 -
39, 40 and over. Additional
groups may be possible in the 22 and over group, depending on the
numbers of adult participants. The regulatory article, Article 1
of the Sports Rules is available on Special Olympics USA's web site. See
Sports Rules, Article 1
for details (scroll down to Section H on page 7). Note that SOMD
has decided to subdivide the upper and lower age groupings for teams. SOMD has an explanation of and the underlying
rationale for the policy available on their web site. See the Explanation and Rationale
For Facebook fans, we have a group in Facebook -
Special Olympics Maryland, Anne Arundel County. Messages about
upcoming events, last minute cancelations, and the start of our sports
seasons will be posted here. Link to our
Page here, and join our group!.
If you have any questions about our program, feel free to contact me, via phone, fax, e-mail,
or regular post, and I will respond as quickly as I can.
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Athlete opportunities - SOMD
Special Olympics Maryland will send out announcements about
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13 Swimming practice begins
Basketball qualifier (Player Development,
Under 21 Team) - Severn School (make up for the canceled qualifier)
15 Track & Field
21 & 22
23 Softball practice begins
26 SOAAC Spring Games
- Naval Academy hosts Qualifier for Bocce, Track & Field