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Kelly Kloepping, kkloepping@sosc.org
Vice President, Communications & Marketing
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2014

Special Olympics Southern California Pier Del Sol “Goes Hollywood” - July 21, 2014

SOSC Welcomes Gina Carbajal as the Regional Director of Santa Barbara County - July 21, 2014

SOSC Honors Anita Green with the Rafer Johnson Humanitarian Award  - June 7, 2014

45th Annual Special Olympics Summer Games Invitational to Host 1,200 Athletes on June 6-8 at University of Southern California  - May 29, 2014

SOSC Welcomes Jennifer Powers as Volunteer & Special Events Manager of OC  - April 22, 2014

SOSC Welcomes Jeff Van Fossen as Regional Sports Manager of OC  - April 15, 2014

SOSC Athletes, Best Buddies Participants Converge on Capitol Hill to Urge for Critical Government Support - March 5, 2014

SOSC Athlete Selected for NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Sports Basketball Game at NBA All-Star 2014 - February 7, 2014

Dream House Raffle: Own a $4.6M Calabasas Estate for $150 or Choose $3M Cash - January 6, 2014

SOSC Welcomes Ruby Guerrero as School, Youth and Families Manager - January 6, 2014

2013

San Luis Obispo County Tip-A-Cops Raise More than $90,000 for Special Olympics
- December 3, 2013

First Ever Special Olympics Town Hall Meeting to be Held in Redondo Beach - November 20, 2013

Special Olympics Southern California Brings LA's Top Chefs Together - October 10, 2013

SCE’s Megan Jordan Appointed to SOSC Board of Directors - September 11, 2013

Dr. Ramin Zolfagari Appointed to SOSC Board of Directors - September 11, 2013

Vons Executive Andy Barker Appointed to SOSC Board of Directors - September 11, 2013

Meredith Battin Appointed to SOSC Board of Directors - July 9, 2013

Patrick Niemann Appointed to SOSC Board of Directors - July 9, 2013

Special Olympics Southern California Honors Kevin Farr of Mattel with the Rafer Johnson Humanitarian Award - June 12, 2013

Special Olympics Southern California Honors Margie Ramey with Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award - June 10, 2013

44th Annual Special Olympics Summer Games to host 1,100 Athletes on June 8-9 at Cal State Long Beach - May 21, 2013

Angels Wives & Special Olympics Southern California to host "Gold Ball Mystery Bag" Event at Angel Stadium - May 14, 2013

Mayor Villaraigosa Announces 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games Will Bring $415 Million To The Local Economy - February 14, 2013

Own a $4M Sherman Oaks Estate for $150 OR TAKE $2 MILLION IN CASH--largest of its kind in SOSC Raffle history - January 7, 2013

2012

Southern California floor hockey team selected to compete in 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games in South Korea - December 18, 2012

Fountain Valley and Irvine to Draw in 3,000 for Championship Games - November 30, 2012

New event, "We Run the City," to escalate USC vs. UCLA rivalry and raise funds for Special Olympics Southern California - November 1, 2012

Special Olympics Southern California Celebrates 15th Annual Pier del Sol Event - October 11, 2012

Jenna Ramirez Receives Inspirational Athlete Award - June 12, 2012

Tyrone Garrett Receives Inspirational Athlete Award - June 12, 2012

Peg Dzida Receives Outstanding Volunteer Award - June 12, 2012

Pacific Park, SOSC and Los Angeles Police Officer break Guinness World Records title on the world-famous Ferris wheel - June 6, 2012

Councilman Buscaino Joins Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics - May 31, 2012

Special Olympics Honors Leo and Ivy Chu with the Rafer Johnson Humanitarian Award - June 4, 2012

Special Olympics Summer Games to Attract 6,000 People on June 9-10 - May 24, 2012

Pacific Park, SOSC and Los Angeles Police Officer attempt to break Guinness World Records title on the world-famous Ferris wheel - May 22, 2012

Special Olympics Southern California Athlete Hits Capitol Hill to Urge for Critical Government Support - February 8, 2012

Athletes Get Thrown in Spotlight "Off the Field" as Spokespersons for Special Olympics Southern California - January 24, 2012

2011

Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Celebrates 30th Anniversary - November 9, 2011

Fountain Valley and Irvine to Draw in More than 3,000 for Championship Games - November 4, 2011

Special Olympics Southern California celebrates 15th annual Pier del Sol event - September 30, 2011

Los Angeles To Host 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games - September 14, 2011

Special Olympics Summer Games June 11-12, 2011 - June 2, 2011

"Flame of Hope" Lights the Way during Annual Torch Run Relay - May 31, 2011

Special Olympics Southern California Athletes and Supporters go "Over the Edge" - May 2, 2011

Officers Serve as Celebrity Waiters for Claim Jumper Tip-A-Cop® Fundraiser - April 4, 2011

Take the Plunge to Support Special Olympics - February 17, 2011

Tom Petty Honored for Long-time Support of Special Olympics Southern California - Jan. 25, 2011

Luxury Priced to Sell: Own a $2.2M House for $150 - January, 19, 2011

Los Angeles a Finalist for 2015 Special Olympics World Games - January 5, 2011

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