Special Thank You……

  • Congratulations and thank you to our Athletes, Coaches and Volunteers who participated in the 2017 Fall Games and Horse Show!
  • Thank you for participating in our Raffle Ticket Sale Fund-raiser – you raised over $11,000 to support Special Olympics Forsyth!  Outstanding!
  • Congratulations to Maranda Way for being our top seller $730.00 and 2nd Carson Martin $700.00!  Great Job!

Remember Special Olympics Forsyth is 100% volunteer based, non-profit and depends on these funds for your Athletes to participate at no costs, in year-round sporting activities. 

For those who sold their $100.00 of raffle tickets – more information to follow for you to order your exclusive - Big Deal T-shirt!

For more information, please contact Linda Fitzpatrick at or Dana Westbrook at

Calendar of Events:

o   October 7th – 20th:  Open Enrollment for 2017 Winter Games

o   October 18th:  Rosati’s Gives Back, 5 PM to 10 PM (20% goes to SO Forsyth), Rosati’s is across from the Collections

o   October 22nd:  Halloween Party 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Sponsored by Junior Service League)

Thorngate Subdivision,  1350 Morning Gate Court  Cumming, GA 30040-8354 

o   October 27th:  Mandatory Parent/Athlete/Coaches Meeting for 2017 Winter Game

2017 Winter Games Open Enrollment is ending October 20th


2017 Winter Games Enrollment is Open Oct 7th to Oct 20th

Mandatory meeting for Winter Games to confirm Athlete Registration and Team Assignments.   THURSDAY – OCTOBER 27TH    6:30pm to 8:00pm  Central Park Banquet Room

Practice information, paperwork, uniform sizing, Coaches Team meeting.  PULL OUT YOUR UNIFORMS AND WARM-UPS! J

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

Tentative 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

Please look for updates later in the month! J

Please email Charlene @

Athlete name, Sport choice, email and phone contact information

Questions –  /

*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  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  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.




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

Questions?  Contact

*Please continue to check the website @ 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

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Registration typically starts about 10-12 weeks before the games.  Check out the website at  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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