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SOHO Shines at Celebration of Sports

Five members of the SOHO family were honored at the annual Howard County Department of Parks and Recreation Celebration of Sports at Turf Valley on October 25th.  Allan Waschak was inducted into the Community Sports Hall of Fame, joining Bob Baker (2006) and Marilyn Miceli (2014).

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County Executive Allan Kittleman and HOF Inductee Allan Waschak and Parks and Recreation Superintendent Al Harden

Good Sports Awards were received by the following in each of these categories. Thomas Smith (Adult Athlete) who also served as a SOMD Global Messenger taping an interview with Allan after the event, Russ Young (Sports Administrator), Jack Miller (Coach) and Joe Cucchiaro (Official). Congratulations to all!

2016 Good Sports Winners

(Clockwise from top left) Thomas Smith, Russ Young, Joe Cucchiaro, Jack Miller

 

Winter Sports Registration Now Open

Registration for winter sports (alpine skiing, snowshoeing, winter fitness, and basketball (5 levels: skills, 3v3 Half Court Player Development, 3v3 Half Court Traditional, 5v5 Full Court Player Development and 5v5 Full Court Traditional) remains open until December 15th. . Register by clicking above on tab Become an Athlete/Register for a Sport

Winter Fitness: Because this program is limited to 20 athletes, it is currently full. Anyone registering at this point wiill be placed on the waiting list that there currently is.

Basketball: If an athlete has never participated in SOHO basketball before, they should register as NEW and register for the Basketball assessment (on December 6th at Oakland Mills Middle School). After the athlete is assessed, they will be placed in the appropriate level.

NOTE: If you do not receive an email confirmation after registering, call the office at 410-740-0500 to ensure that you are registered. Remember that athletes must have a valid medical on file prior to the sport season in order to be able to participate in any sport.

Looking for a Gift for the Holidays: SOHO Merchandise for Sale

The holidays are coming up and what better way to show your pride than with SOHO merchandise. We have some merchandise for sale at the office.

Special Olympics Charm Bracelet = $15.00

Pen = $2.00

Socks = $12.00

Ceramic Coffee Mug = $8.00

Travel Mug = $8.00

Ice Scraper = $3.00

Toiletry Bag = $5.00

Tie Dyed T-shirt = $15.00-$17.00

Golf umbrella = $50.00

Collapsible umbrella = $40.00

Items can be purchased in the office. In addition, SOMD "Be Brave" Bravelets and other items (necklaces, watches, pillows, scarves) are available at the Bravelets web site.. https://www.bravelets.com/bravepage/special-olympics-maryland. For each Be Brave item purchased, SOMD will receive $10.00.