Gearing Up for the 2016 Special Olympics Maine Winter Games

November is here, which means the Special Olympics Maine Winter Games are just around the corner. The Winter Games will be taking place at Sugarloaf Ski Resort in Carrabassett Valley, ME  from January 31 through February 2, 2016.

CU Insurance Solutions will be reaching out very soon to Maine credit unions for volunteers to help make the event a success.  There are many opportunities to volunteer; from preparing and serving meals and snacks to coaching and assisting the athletes during the various events. All help is welcomed and appreciated and the experience will give back more smiles, hugs, and laughter than time and money could ever buy.


 Scarf Project 2016

Special Olympics Maine is reaching out to knitters (and to those of you who crochet) everywhere to help with the 2016 Scarf Project. We are hoping to have 600 scarves donated in time for the 2016 Special Olympics Maine State Winter Games at the end of January…enough so that every athlete will have a scarf for their winter competition…and possibly every volunteer and coach as well.


DSC_0304This year’s color scheme is:

Red Heart Super Saver:
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The design/pattern is totally up to you. Be creative…have fun with it.  (The majority of our athletes are teens & adults)  If you more experienced knitters want to incorporate the Play Unified ball or the words “Play Unified” that would be a bonus as our theme for 2016 is “Play Unified Live Unified”.  But certainly, no worries at all if you can’t.

Scarves can be mailed/delivered to:

Attn:  Katheryn Wildes  C/0 Trinity Lutheran Church
612 Main St, Westbrook, ME 04092.

For more information please call:  207-929-6237

Scarf Project Flyer