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Special Olympics – Mount Hood Community College. Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

By Lou Karl Call out to Lizard Nation! We will once again be staging the Oregon Regional Special Olympics Track and Field meet at Mount Hood Community College track and need your help. 2018 will be TRL’s 16th year organizing and coordinating this awesome event. This is one of five Regional Special Olympics meets around [...]

Still Need a Few Special Olympics Volunteers – Saturday, June 4

By Lou Karl – Membership Director and TRL’s Special Olympics Coordinator Dear Lizard Nation: We are a little more than a week out and so far the weather gods are smiling on us. We are now completely filled up for the afternoon volunteer slots, but are still a couple dozen short for the morning shift. [...]

June is Coming – Lizard Volunteers Needed

June is coming! Not only is that exciting because the official start to summer begins in June, but there are also a lot of rewarding volunteer opportunities during June that we need a whole lot o’ Lizards to pull off. First up is the Special Olympics Track Meet on June 6. If you remember competing [...]

Volunteers Needed for Special Olympics – June 6

Attention Lizard members, friends, family of members, or someone you know wishing to help – our biggest volunteer activity of the year is only a couple months away – and we need all hands on deck to pull this off. TRL will once again be organizing and putting the Special Olympics regional track meet, which [...]

Lizards Host Another Successful Special Olympics Track Meet

By Steve Sexton and Janelle Henderson Three hundred, forty-two athletes ages six-years to adulthood gathered in the bleachers under cloudy skies and cool temperatures on June 7th at Mt. Hood Community College track for the 2014 Special Olympics of Oregon Regional meet. The energy and anticipation was thick in the air. After patiently giving respectful [...]

Interacting with Special Olympic Athletes

By Janelle Henderson Special Olympics is one of the most exciting movements today, combining sports with the opportunity to interact with athletes with intellectual disabilities. All of us vary in our experience level with Special Olympic athletes. The suggestions below are meant to help you feel more comfortable in your interactions. 1. People with intellectual [...]

Special Olympics Track Meet – June 7

Attention Lizard members, friends, family of members, or someone you know wishing to help – our biggest volunteer activity of the year is only a couple months away – and we need all hands on deck to pull this off. TRL will once again be organizing and putting the Special Olympics regional track meet, which [...]

Volunteering is in the Lizards’ blood

One of the key dates on the Lizard calendar each year is the Saturday in June when club members turn out in force to help put on the Special Olympics regional track and field meet at Mt. Hood Community College. The incredible spirit and enthusiasm of the athletes draws Lizards together to help the runners, [...]

Volunteers needed for Special Olympics: Saturday June 8 @ Mt. Hood CC

By Jeff Malmquist Hey Reptiles! The 2013 Special Olympics Regional Track and Field meet will be Saturday June 8 @ Mt. Hood CC. We need lots of paws (do lizards have paws?) on the ground for this one. Come on out and volunteer! For more info and a list of volunteers tasks/times, go to the [...]

Volunteer at Special Olympics Track – A Red Lizard Tradition!

Call for Volunteers at OR State Regional Special Olympics Track & Field Meet at MHCC, Saturday June 9th, 2012. 8am – 4pm By Erika Matsuda Need an upper to get out of the Winter blues? Then come outside this Spring and volunteer with Team Red Lizard at OR State Regional Special Olympics Track & Field [...]

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