It is with great sadness that we share the news of Robbie Allens death.
Robbie was an active member of Special Olympics Ottawa and participated in several sports including Basketball, Golf, Snow Shoeing and Swimming.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, friends and loved ones during this difficult time.
He will be remembered fondly by all who knew him.
Funeral arrangments are not yet known but
they will be communicated in accordance with his family's wishes.
During this difficult time, Special Olympics Ontario and Ottawa recognizes the sorrow and feelings of loss people may experience in a situation such as this. Special Olympics has been in contact with a number if support organizations within the Greater Ottawa Area and encourages those who wish to see support to conact their developmental services agency or the the absence of commnity agency support please contact
Ottawa Crisis Line 1-866-996-0991
Ottawa Distress Centre 613-238-3311
Any questions or requests for information should be directed to Sheryl Huestis, Manager of Program Services
SO Ottawa Curling Club Athletes
Nominated for Recognition!
Team MacMillan from the SO Ottawa Curling Club was nominated for recognition at the upcoming Ottawa Sports Award Banquet.
The nomination is based on their on -going performance at the Ontario Curling Association provincials (SO Division).
Once again this year they are headed to the provincials in Brantford this Feb to represent South-Eastern Ontario.
The 63rd annual Ottawa Sports Awards banquet will be held on January 27, 2016 at Algonquin College to celebrate our finest in local amateur sport.
Congratulations team MacMillan!_________________________
Ottawa 67's Fundraiser for Special Olympics
Big ticket event Feb 20th at Landsdowne Park in support of Special Olympics.
This will be a " pass the hat fundraiser" at the game.
We need athletes at this event so if you are interested email Jessica O'Gorman at firstname.lastname@example.org
Head's Up for the Polar Plunge !
The Ottawa Police will be having their second annual Polar Plunge event in support of Special Olympics
9am to 12 noon.
Get your costumes ready and be prepared to be
Freezin' for a Reason!