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SOOR Polar Plunge 021917
AN INTERVIEW WITH TOMMY KAIN, VP OF NORTH AMERICA SPORTS MARKETING WITH NIKE, BOARD CHAIR FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS OREGON, AND A POLAR PLUNGER, AND SGT. GWEN JOHNS WITH THE NEWBERG/DUNDEE POLICE DEPT., VOLUNTEER WITH SOOR AND CHAIR OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT TORCH RUN EXECUTIVE COUNCIL, ABOUT WHAT THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS OREGON IS AND HOW THEY RAISE FUNDS WITH THE POLAR PLUNGE.
bit Jumbo and of the Columbia River. Do the polar plunge for Special Olympics are again those are gonna talk about today on the shelf. On the show this time I'd like to welcome Tommy came that Tommy is vice president of North America sports marketing for Nike. Board chair for Special Olympics organ of polar plunge super plunger and probably most importantly father Jack. It was also like to welcome sergeant Glynn Johns with the Newburgh Dundee police department. Quinn is a ball into a Special Olympics Oregon and share of the law enforcement torch run executive council what new show guys. Good morning. So Tommy can start with you until you're about your involvement with Special Olympics Oregon. Well I go racing in. My feeling I've been involved with Special Olympics are over ten years now we we came into estimate laid many families do. My son Jack. Some. Intellectual disabilities and we
yeah well. That's pretty fantastic. So Jolie a little bit about the Special Olympics and a Special Olympics oriented that happens throughout the state right. Yes it does I think down you know many people familiar with Special Olympics and it's. You know I would assume that they CS says the organization that provides year round sports. Training and opportunities to
just amazing. Quinn tell me how did you first get involved with Special Olympics were in. Well. I was the Bradley lost that surge and one of my sergeants I needs to go out to one of the day. Put it needs in McMahon bill. And later they do the annual torture iron to celebrate summer games. And Special Olympics is one of those things that once you do it you're hurt and your skin. So I've been involved with LE TR and Special Olympics since 1995. And gosh I can't even count how many. Gave it or competition and that I spend to pay go and hand out medals than men watched them. In their game. Two pension fund raising men tend to get the word out there as much as we can about Special Olympics . Can I ask can I comment on the fundraising that quit the team do for special if they lose. It's just it's
SOOR The Bite 080716
AN INTERVIEW WITH CATHY GIDLEY WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS OREGON AND LAURA KIRK WITH THE BITE OF OREGON ABOUT THE BITE AND HOW IT BENEFITS SPECIAL OLYMPICS OREGON, ITS PROGRAMS AND ATHLETES.
like to welcome Kathy give Lee vice president of corporate sponsorships for Special Olympics organ and Laura Kirk general manager for the bite of Oregon to microscope highly these. Hi Gary so the bite is coming
was developed by one of our board members at the time. The Special Olympics organ was founded in 1972. You incorporated here in Oregon. And shortly after that there were several people that we're restaurant tumors on the board and they put their heads together and that love is something. It will benefit Special Olympics but get within our industry about how it got got got got started so many years ago. That the CI did not know until just now that the bite was actually started by Special Olympics organ. Yes they've been always been produced by and benefit Special Olympics elegant. Well I know how does it benefit Special Olympics or can. The proceeds from bite of Oregon go into our program for athletes and those programs are. I'm not only export
every week every day every month. There is something going on at Special Olympics we have 34 seasons which are all winter and spring or summer season. And we offer fourteen Olympic style forward pure athlete so if you are. An athlete and Special Olympics and you decide. I wanna go skiing. We will make it happen trio and I athletes never page complaint. So. If you
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AN INTERVIEW WITH CATHY GIDLEY FROM SPECIAL OLYMPICS OREGON AND LT. JEFF KAER FROM THE PORTLAND POLICE BUREAU, ABOUT WHAT THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS OREGON IS AND HOW THEY RAISE FUNDS WITH THE POLAR PLUNGE.
in a variety of sports and physical activities it's now known as Special Olympics and the Special Olympics came to organ in 1972. Today on the show we're going to be talking about Special Olympics and I like to welcome Kathy Gigli from Special Olympics Oregon and lieutenant Jeff care of the Portland police bureau welcome to the show and cap figure refers to start with you and tell us about the mission of the Special Olympics . That mission at a Special Olympics is. Q provides year round sports training. And athletic competition in fourteen different outlook excel exports. Four children and adults with intellectual disabilities. And this is really good year round in and three different sports season. Hasn't always been a year round thing. Yes it has that's one of the does Netflix Special Olympics a lot of people feel like we only provide programs in the summer that we are. Every day of the year every week every months all year round we're providing. Special Olympics . Competitions and athletic. Opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities. Well in the organ in the Pacific northwest in general it's a great
gambit I like that. Yes absolutely. How many athletes are involved in Special Olympics organ. Right now we are currently have 121000 pursuit participants around the table again. And some of the athletic events happen throughout
sports activities. It's it's huge that we talked about the mission of Special Olympics really the mission should be Special Olympics changes lives. The we have. Had people tell us that Special Olympics may not be relevant in today's economy that is looking more relevant and Special Olympics you have a group of people that. Are sometimes marginalized. Through sport. They now have the opportunity to participate in their community
United By Media 082315
AN INTERVIEW WITH TODD KIMBALL, FOUNDER OF UNITED BY MEDIA, ABOUT THE WORK THEY DO WITH EMPLOYING AND EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WITH A MEDIA VOICE AND A PLATFORM FOR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT.
think I think we can get there. Four. Over fifty years now Special Olympics has been. The the major. Organization for people with developmental disabilities it's a fantastic organization providing. Amazing opportunities but I think united
Polar Plunge Special Olympics 2.22.15
AN INTERVIEW WITH MARK HANKEN FROM SPECIAL OLYMPICS OREGON AND CAPTAIN MARY LINDSTRAND FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT TORCH RUN ABOUT THE POLAR PLUNGE AND RAISING MONEY FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS ATHLETES.
Gary flotsam and coming up this Saturday it's the polar plunge for Special Olympics happening in the Columbia River. We have two guests on today to let us know how you can get involved with the polar plunge in Special Olympics Oregon. I'd like to welcome Martin and Jim he's the senior vice president of sports. Special Olympics organ to microscope Cinemark. How to undo well how about you very good so let's talk about Special Olympics or human interest thing it's started. So Special Olympics origin. Began in 1972. The global movement started in 1968. And we got on board shortly thereafter. To serve children and adults
a pretty awesome role kept feeling it Cullen new in working with Special Olympics organ so I know special that sort of since 2003. You know. So quite some time. Then more than a decade ago what do what does it mean for you to be involved with Special Olympics . From the tiger up. Competing in sports event had a the opportunity to play College Soccer and took that approach beyond that so and so. When I had the opportunity to begin working with Special Olympics and helping organize our offense that work with our amazing volunteers with. And that we are out because do what they deal
As a grassroots com effort in Kansas to raise money for. Com's Special Olympics and awareness that's Special Olympics and it's grown. Worldwide and it is set entry level of law enforcement of federal state county. And city he and the law enforcement. And go out and support. The athletes and raising some money for Special Olympics and they allowed four. Programs to continue by doing that fund raising. I can tell you he'll eat your focus is on
The Bite / Special Olympics Oregon 8.3.14
An interview with Kim Bergstrom, Chief Development Officer with Special Olympics Oregon and Frank Rinaldi, Marketing Manager for The Bite Of Oregon about The Bite and its fund raising efforts for Special Olympics Oregon.
manager for the vital organ. And timber extra chief development officer was Special Olympics Oregon hi guys on the go and are you doing great thanks so the -- is a coming up this next week
set up as this as a fund raiser in support for the Special Olympics organs are correct. So can you tell us a little bit about Special Olympics organ and held their overall connected with a -- Absolutely Special Olympics or -- can serve the largest disability population in the state to protect individuals with intellectual disability is affecting one in the
Because none of our participants have to pay to be involved in Special Olympics organs of your round programming. Let's some really great it's -- what a what a nice tie and. Absolutely. It's a lot of -- that helped us spread awareness of our mission as well as raise money. What are some of the benefits a -- participating in the Special Olympics . For for some of your -- the people you serve. It there's 20000. Benefits for people who participate. For all of us who got to -- sports or be a part of that group when we were growing up. We understand the importance of what that means you learn rules and regulations. You have people that depend upon you and you have to learn to depend upon other people. It -- confidence. It's motivating and the Special Olympics brings both opportunity to individuals who might not be included in mainstream. School or -- opportunity if they are able to learn all of those same things. And oftentimes. They might be included in high school but their friends will go off. Get jobs go to college. And for them. A lot of those people overweight and they lose those friends that they happened -- through Special Olympics they're able to. Engaged more with their peer group and developed friendships that -- from throughout their lives. I would imagine very
Out Of Step Disabilty Website
A discussion with Nikki Zimmerman, founder of outofstep.com about employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
we have a nonprofit. On there that Tom. It's involved with a Special Olympics and so they're talking about there. There interest in athletes and we have. Nonprofits in general we have lots and lots nonprofits
The Bite of Oregon
A discussion with Bjorn Estlund, from the Bite of Oregon, and David Warner, from Special Olympics Oregon, about the upcoming annual food and music festival, as well as how Special Olympics Oregon will benefit from it. The Bite is August 9th-11th at Waterfront Park. www.biteoforegon.com www.soor.org
to offer and as usual the -- is teaming up with a Special Olympics or again. As a beneficiary for large amount of fundraising so I have with me today representatives from both those organizations. I have Bjorn -- when he's the general manager of the -- of organ -- Bjorn. And I have Dave Warner he is the director of marketing and communications for Special Olympics organ howry Dave. Good Ted thank you very much for having us. Absolutely thanks for coming on the show yes. Well you
adjustable. But on top of that it's really to raise money for Special Olympics or again that is our mission and then you know all proceeds from the by the war again go to support Special Olympics Oregon so. It's really an honor to work for them and work on this. Incredible festival that I really feel as a
certain -- And Dave how did you come to be with a Special Olympics organ. I I mean I moved to view organ about two years ago I came from Chicago and so you know I've
The Bite Of Oregon
A discussion with Bjorn Estlund, from the Bite of Oregon, and Ryan Avery, from Special Olympics Oregon, about the upcoming annual food and music festival, as well as how Special Olympics Oregon will benefit from it. www.biteoforegon.com www.soor.org
Vijay Bjorn -- from the -- of Morgan. And Ryan Avery from Special Olympics organ who as always are the beneficiaries of the proceeds from the bite of -- thank you both for joining me today
for less. And it's actually in honor of the fortieth anniversary of Special Olympics or again the cool yeah I -- we're going down to a five dollar gate admission. And that actually represents a half
all right. But a number of the proceeds are going to use Special Olympics -- as we mentioned earlier what kind of money is -- is looking to raise this year. We're looking to reach -- 200000 complex series 150 and world we're trying to do is. I guess the slogan you could say is packed the park and we are putting that five dollar discount and celebration for our fortieth anniversary and we just want people who hadn't necessarily may -- never -- any of and able to experience the -- before has to come out. He was. Bjorn in this scheme have put together and actually all of the net. That precedes it. It -- Special Olympics -- that's -- -- so we are just trying to impact the park this year. And -- get about 200000 dollars and
Amy Roloff Charity Foundation
A discussion with Amy Roloff about the fantastic work done by her charity foundation and their upcoming Dinner Auction Gala and Golf Benefit for various children’s charities. www.amyroloffcharityfoundation.org
pay more extreme physical challenges and and and intellectual arrogance. Words supporting Special Olympics which I'm -- that they were able to bring back saying that you know there's eighteen this year and I -- --