News in the Young Professionals Committee category

Heart & Music
September 21, 2018

On Thursday, September 20th, several of the finest singers from Philadelphia and New York City graced the stage at L’Etage for “Heart & Music,” a musical cabaret benefiting Special Olympics PA – Philadelphia (SOPA Philly). This production was organized by Young Professionals Committee member Allie Steele and produced by Nightcap Cabaret. The evening included songs […]

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Jumpin back into the Fall Season
September 10, 2018

On Friday, September 7th, the Young Professionals Committee hosted an event to get Jumpin back into the Fall Season. Young Professionals, athletes, and family and friends met at SkyZone Philadelphia for a night of fun to get the school year and fall sports season started. Everyone enjoyed an hour of jumping on the trampolines, playing dodgeball, […]

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28th Annual Bowling Tournament
February 26, 2018

Special Olympics PA – Philadelphia held their 28th Annual Bowling Tournament on Sunday, February 25th at Erie Lanes in Philadelphia. Over 125 athletes brought their A-Game to Erie Lanes with hopes to advance to the 2018 Eastern Bowling Sectional on Sunday, March 25th in Allentown, PA. Opening Ceremonies kicked off the event with athlete, Lisa Barbour acting […]

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Ice Skating Social
January 19, 2018

The Young Professional Committee held an Ice Skating Social on Thursday, January 18th for athletes and their families. Especially for such a chilly night in January, there was such a great turnout of athletes, young professionals, and friends! The winter ice skating event was held at the Blue Cross RiverRink in Philadelphia and everyone had a blast! […]

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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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