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June 23, 2015

To get to know David Solo, chatted with the new President & CEO. 

June 22, 2015

Special Olympics Northern California is proud to announce the hiring of David Solo as the new President & CEO. Solo joins Special Olympics after more than 21 years of indelible work to the Boys and Girls Clubs across the Pacific Region and most recently with Marin & Southern Sonoma Counties. 

May 5, 2015

After 20 years of incredible service at the helm of Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada, President & CEO Rick Collett has announced his retirement, effective June 2015. Hired by Sargent Shriver in 1995, Collett grew Special Olympics Northern California from 4,500 athletes to more than the 22,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities who currently compete in two states and 300 plus schools. 

April 24, 2015

Help Special Olympics and sign up to volunteer for Color Me Rad in Santa Rosa!

March 31, 2015

Join the Silicon Valley business community and Special Olympics Northern California for this fun-filled evening of bocce, wine tasting and great food! 

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