Announcements

Calendar of Events:

  • Friday, December 2nd   Bowling @ Stars and Strikes *

Christmas Celebration – come dressed in your Holiday Attire! 

*Special T-shirt from Raffle Ticket Sales - will be handed out at bowling!

  • Sunday, January 8th      Battle of the Backboards @ Dobbs Creek
  • January 20-21-22          SOGA Winter Games – Cobb County

Forsyth County proudly has 116 Athletes and 36 Coaches participating in the 2017 Winter Games!

Any questions please contact:  Linda Fitzpatrick LindaSOForsyth@gmail.com  or Dana Westbrook wstbrk01@yahoo.com

Great News!
Congratulations to Alex Merritt!  Alex was selected to participate in the USA Indoor Power Lifting Forum, held in Orlando, November 18-20.   Alex will be traveling to Orlando with his Coach, Mark Keesee, and Parents as he represents Special Olympics Forsyth & Georgia!   Participating US Programs are: Delaware, Georgia, Indiana and South Dakota.   GO ALEX!   GOOD LUCK!

We Give Thanks

We would like to extend our deepest appreciation to our Coaches, Parent Liaisons, Board Members, Volunteers and all who work behind the scenes - for the way you are and the things you do to support Special Olympics Forsyth!  YOU graciously shower US with blessings, making a difference in the lives of our Athletes and our Program!  We are grateful for YOU!  May the Spirit of Thanksgiving fill your life with Joy & Happiness!

Current Sports offered:  Basketball, Basketball skills, Bowling, Floor Hockey and Powerlifting

Practice Information

Basketball - Sunday evening -  Dobbs Creek

Basketball Skills – Sunday evening - Dobbs Creek

Bowling– Stars & Strikes – Saturday morning

Floor Hockey – TBD

Power lifting – Tuesday – Mark Keesee’s home 6pm -7pm

*Athlete Participation Requirements

As a reminder, all athletes must be up to date on their participation forms.  For initial eligibility, the form must be signed by a parent and doctor.  Every 3 years, the forms must be renewed prior to the expiration date.   To renew, you must first identify the status of the athlete.  “A” status requires parent signature only.  “AB” status requires both a doctor and parent signature.   If the form expires, then the athlete must complete the form with a parent signature and doctor signature again.  Please check the athlete list provided at http://www.soforsyth.com/registration.  Athletes not listed do not have an eligibility form on file or the form has expired (the athlete is unable to practice or compete without this form).  For questions, please contact Charlene Northcutt at cnorthcutt@forsyth.k12.ga.us.  Please note the posted list may not include forms submitted within 30 days of this email blast.  A copy of the participation form is attached to this email.  Once the form is completed, please fax to Charlene Northcutt at 770-888-1278.

   

 

*Reminder:  

Bowling 1st Friday evening of each Month – Stars and Strikes

Questions?  Contact pamhutch@bellsouth.net

*Please continue to check the website @ www.soforsyth.com for more SO Forsyth information throughout the year! 

Thank you!

A BIG thank you to everyone who organized, participated and supported El Rio &
Special Olympics Forsyth’s  4th Annual Car Wash with our Fantastic Forsyth High Schools
Central, Lambert, North, South and West.  See below for the Car Wash Challenge Winner:

  • Congratulations West High School 1st Place
  • Central High School coming in a close 2nd Place
Thanks everyone!

 

FIRST FRIDAYS BOWLING SOCIAL at Stars and Strikes will start at 7:00 pm – First Friday of every month 2016 except for Friday, August 5th, 2016, due to Special Olympics Cumming Aquatic Center Party

Bowling update  - 1st Friday of the month.  Pam Hutchinson has graciously volunteered to be our new host for bowling night!
She is now the "Lady of the Lanes" for SO Forsyth @ Stars and Strikes.  Thank you PAM!
New contact is Pamhutch@bellsouth.net

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Registration typically starts about 10-12 weeks before the games.  Check out the website at www.soforyth.com.  More to come...

Brooke Hasfjord Represented SOFC and Team USA at the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles as part of the Team USA Swim Team 2015.

Brooke is featured around 4:56 in this video on ESPN.  We are so proud of you Brooke!

Brooke Hasfjord on ESPN

Brooke Hasfjord in the News!

Thank you Bruce FaBrizio of The Egbar Foundation for $2,500 Donation!

SOFC is so grateful to The Egbar Foundation and their very generation gift of $2,500!  Below, representing the Egbar Foundation is Bruce FaBrizio, Founder and Chairman.  Recipient Dana Westbrook and several SOFC athletes are exicted for this wonderful gift and support!

 

Congratulations to Dayley Fitzpatrick for representing Special Olympics Forsyth County at the  Special Olympics USA competition in New Jersey 2014

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