SOVT Welcomes New Staff and Board Members

The Special Olympics Vermont staff grew with the addition of a new Events Manager, Sasha Fisher of Burlington. The organization also welcomed four new Board members since the beginning of 2016. Sasha Fished joined the SOVT team as the Events Manager in October, 2015. She brings with her a wealth of event management experience, having… Read more »

Volunteer Reflections on Winter Games

Nihad Basic is a college junior who volunteered at the snowshoe venue during Winter Games. He shared this account of his experience from the Castleton University campus. My highlight of the Winter Games weekend was definitely seeing all of the very active participant involvement. I really enjoyed communicating with the genuine people volunteering out of… Read more »

Athlete Profile – Austie Babcock

The Special Olympics Vermont Winter Games are coming to Woodstock this weekend, March 4-6th. Competition events including alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing will take place at Suicide Six. In total, 411 athletes and partners representing all of Vermont’s counties will demonstrate their abilities on the mountain. Among those athletes is 11 year… Read more »

Athletes Set Sail

Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center Receives Pioneer Grant from the US Sailing Association – Grant Supports Expansion of the Community Sailing Center’s Adaptive Watersports Program and Special Olympics Vermont Sailing Program – The Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center recently received a $2,500 grant from US Sailing. The grant went toward the expansion of the Sailing… Read more »

SOVT Partners with VPA to Engage Youth in Unified Sports

Special Olympics Vermont and the Vermont Principals’ Association have formalized their partnership to develop inclusive youth sports opportunities for all high school students across the state. Together, these organizations will leverage their expertise and resources to expand Unified Sports offerings and establish a model for building inclusive school communities. Special Olympics Vermont is part of… Read more »

Vermont Athletes to Compete at Highest Level

Special Olympics Vermont is proud to announce that two athletes from Vermont have been named to Special Olympics Team USA. The 491 member delegation will represent the United States at the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, taking place July 25 through August 2nd, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. Traveling and competing on the world… Read more »