Join us at your favorite Applebee's for a fun evening!
Between September 15 and September 23, 2015, Applebee's restaurants will be hosting Law Enforcement Torch Run Tip-a-Cops all over Northern California. Join Law Enforcement personnel when they come together with Special Olympics athletes for an evening of food, fun and awareness about Special Olympics. Law Enforcement personnel volunteer as celebrity waiters, delivering food and drinks with their "tips" donated to Special Olympics.
The World Games Flame of Hope is welcomed to California by the Governor and Lt. Governor.
In a prestigious ceremony on the steps of the State Capital and flanked by Law Enforcement personnel from around the world, Governor Jerry Brown and Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom spoke about the significance of the Flame of Hope and Special Olympics and the honor bestowed on California to be hosting the Special Olympics World Summer Games.
The Special Olympics World Summer Games takes place in Los Angeles, July 25 through August 2, 2015.
The hard work of our invaluable volunteers makes Special Olympics Northern California programs possible.
They are true community leaders, helping thousands of our Special Olympics athletes achieve their goals. The Special Olympics Northern California Volunteer of the Year Program recognizes and acknowledges those volunteers who rise above the rest and go beyond the call of duty for our Special Olympics athletes.
Sean Dmyterko is an adaptive physical education teacher for the San Mateo County Office of Education. He has been involved in the Special Olympics Schools Partnership Program as long as it has been running through the San Mateo County Office of Education.