Lucas County Special Olympics

Team will represent the Northwest Region

Congratulations to the Lucas County D4 team for winning the NW Region tournament!! The team will now be representing the NW Region in the state basketball tournament at Bowling Green State University on February 22nd-23rd

On the hardwood in front of BCSN!

The Toledo Christian girls basketball team allowed our Division 5 teams to play a short 10 minute game between the JV and Varsity games.   There was a great crowd and they were cheering both teams on.  Our players loved playing in from of them.  BCSN was there and will air it when they air the varsity game.

Lucas County Lightning competes at Ottawa Hills High School

Two of the Lucas County Lightning basketball teams competed against Hancock County at Ottawa Hills High School on Monday December 9th.  The Lucas County pep squad cheered the teams on as well as the Ottawa Hills boys and girls basketball teams. A big thank you to Tammy Talmadge, Athletic Director of Ottawa Hills, for making this all happen!!

Chuck a Puck night a huge success!!

On Saturday November 23rd Special Olympics athletes, families and staff  sold pucks as part of a fundraiser for the organization.   Our organization will receive a check for $1300.00 due to the hard work of all who helped us.  A big thank you to everyone who bought tickets and came out to enjoy the game and support us!!


Larde trains for the Glass City Marathon

On Saturday, November 9th Lucas County Special Olympics athlete Dominique Larde ran his first half marathon which is 13.1 miles with Lucas County Special Olympics volunteer and coach Amber Harmon. They are now training for the Glass City Marathon that will take place on April 26th.

Lucas County Lightning win Flag Football State Championship

The Lucas County Lightning Flag football team traveled to Cincinnati on November 3rd to play at the University of Cincinnati and Paul Brown stadium (home of the Cincinnati Bengals).  In the first game the Lightning beat Hamilton County 46-26 which led them to the championship game where they bested Union County 38-12. Congratulations to all the players and a big thank you to the coaches who committed their time and efforts to this season!!

Please join us in getting healthy!!

The Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities has partnered with the City of Toledo to help educate, empower and instill healthy habits throughout our community.  We are offering Zumba in the park and a Walking Wednesday group to everyone.


Donations may be sent to:
Lucas County Special Olympics
c/o Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities
1154 Larc Lane,Toledo, OH 43614

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