News in the Young Professionals Committee category

Yoga After Practice
October 16, 2017

On Saturday, October 14th, the Young Professionals Committee (YPC) hosted a 30-minute yoga class after a Special Olympics PA- Philadelphia volleyball practice in the first of their new “Yoga After Practice” series!  Registered yoga teacher, Chelsea DiMascio of Media, PA led the athletes through some helpful stretches and poses at the Cecil B. Moore recreation center […]

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Fall Networking Happy Hour
September 27, 2017

Special Olympics PA – Philadelphia’s Young Professionals Committee (YPC) kicked off the fall season with a Fall Networking Happy Hour at the Plough and the Stars (2nd and Chestnut) in Philadelphia’s Old City on Tuesday, September 26th. YPC members, along with friends and family of Special Olympics PA – Philadelphia enjoyed a selection of domestic beers and […]

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Phillies vs. Cubs Social
August 28, 2017

On Sunday, August 27, Special Olympics PA – Philadelphia’s Young Professionals Committee (YPC) hosted athletes and their families for a day at the ballpark during the Phillies vs. Cubs Social. At the tailgate before the game, attendees enjoyed some hoagies, snacks, and drinks as they got to know each other. Next, the group headed into […]

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40th Annual Philadelphia Spring Games
May 1, 2017

On Saturday, April 29th, Special Olympics Philadelphia held our 40th Annual Philadelphia Spring Games at William Penn Charter (3000 West School House Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19144) and it was an absolute success! We had a record-breaking event on numerous levels, including the number of counties hosted (six), the number of athletes competing,  and celebrity and political […]

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Journey Together and Discover the World
November 8, 2016

26 Philadelphia athletes took part in Villanova’s 28th Annual Fall Festival held between November 4 – 6. Philadelphia athletes competed in Bocce Doubles, 5v5 Soccer, 7v7 Soccer, and Volleyball Skills. Our Young Athletes also had a chance to show their stuff as they competed in a Relay Race around Villanova’s Oreo, which showcased their soccer and […]

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2nd Annual YPC Fundraiser for SOPA Philly
September 4, 2014

Sunday, September 21  from 7-10pm at Varga Bar (10th & Spruce Streets) SOPA Philly’s Young Professionals Committee will host their 2nd Annual YPC Fundraiser for SOPA Philly. They will host a Live Auction and Fundraising event for Special Olympics Philadelphia in partnership with Varga Bar! Admission will be $10 for which you receive one beer, one […]

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