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Rebecca Rainsberger
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Thomas Yost receives the 2018 Conrad Rehling Award for continued contribution to Special Olympics New Mexico
July 13, 2018 – presented on August 24, 2018

Cleveland High School receives national recognition from Special Olympics for achievements with inclusion
February 21, 2017

State Poly Hockey Championships kick off this weekend in Farmington
February 25, 2016

Over 100 Special Olympics athletes to compete on one of the nation’s finest indoor tracks
February 16, 2016

City of Albuquerque Partners with Special Olympics
February 12, 2016

Special Olympics New Mexico receives grant from BCBSNM to create opportunties for inclusive school programs
February 9, 2016

Local SUBWAY Restaurants raise $25,000 for Special Olympics New Mexico
November 17, 2015

Hundreds of Special Olympians return to Santa Ana Starlight Lanes for annual North Regional Bowling Tournament
November 11, 2015

Holiday Classic Returns to Las Cruces
October 29, 2015

Thrill-seekers to rappel 16-stories in Downtown ABQ for Special Olympics Over the Edge fundraiser
September 17, 2015

Over the Edge, a unique and accessible rappeling event that supports Special Olympics
August 24, 2015

Golfers, Swimmers, and Softball Players from Special Olympics to take over Farmington this weekend
August 20, 2015

Community raises $79,200 to support Special Olympics New Mexico at first-ever Something Special Dinner & Auction
July 2, 2015

Unified Relay Across America in ABQ today
July 1, 2015

Musician Aloe Blacc to visit Tim’s Place as he prepares to carry World Games Flame of Hope in Santa Fe
June 25, 2015

Hundreds of athletes to take the field at the 2015 Special Olympics New Mexico State Summer Games
May 28, 2015

LETR Kicks Off Annual Statewide Relay Run for Special Olympics
May 12, 2015

LCPS to host first-ever Project UNIFY Basketball Tournament
May 7, 2015

Special Olympics to unite the USA in first-ever Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America
April 24, 2015

You Share. We Share. Subway Partnership
April 15, 2015

LCPS brings Autism Awareness to elementary school students at Project UNIFY event
April 10, 2015

SONM athletes lace up their sneakers for sixth year at Mayor’s Indoor Invitational Track Meet
February 12, 2015

SONM State Bowling Tournament makes its debut at Santa Ana Starlight Lanes
October 27, 2014

Special Olympics New Mexico athletes will “Compete with the Best” at this year’s State Summer Games
May 27, 2014

Indoor Track Meet brings together Mayor Berry, City of Albuquerque and Special Olympics for fifth year
March 3, 2014

SONM’s Posole Ole Fun Walk once again brings holiday cheer to the Balloon Museum
December 3, 2013

Special Olympics New Mexico’s Holiday Classic returns to Las Cruces
November 12, 2013

Santa Ana Starlight Lanes welcomes Special Olympics athletes to North Regional Bowling Tournament
October 21, 2013

Extreme Fundraisers set to go 16 stories Over the Edge for Special Olympics
September 16, 2013

Special Olympics and supporters return to Paa-ko Ridge Golf Club
July 10, 2013

Special Olympics New Mexico celebrates who “We Are” at 2013 State Summer Games
May 27, 2013

Special Olympics athletes and Unified Partners gather for first-ever Unified Bowling Tournament
March 11, 2013

Special Olympics returns to the rinks in Farmington for State Poly Hockey Championships
February 19, 2013

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico donates to SONM in honor of 2012 Volunteer of the Year
January 16, 2013

NMLETR delegates return from 2012 International Torch Run Conference informed, educated, and inspired
November 28, 2012

Local Law Enforcement Teams with Krispy Kreme for Special Olympics New Mexico
June 19, 2012

Watch highlights from our 2012 State Summer Games courtesy of media sponsor Proview Networks, LLC
June 11, 2012

2012 NMLETR Cops on Doughnut Shops has been RESCHEDULED for June 22-24

June 8, 2012

SONM Area Summer Games starts the excitement of our 2012 State Summer Games this weekend

May 16, 2012

SONM honors its past and celebrates its future at the annual State Summer Games this weekend

May 15, 2012

SONM celebrates Family and Friendship Tree Endowment with a look back of its roots
May 2, 2012

Special Olympics New Mexico and the Society for Human Resource Management team up to for 2012 conference
April 4, 2012

Special Olympics athletes continue unique opportunity to compete on Albuquerque’s indoor track
February 17, 2012

Applebee’s Tip-A-Cop event raises more than $10,000

February 8, 2012

Successes all around for 2011 Coach of the Year

February 8, 2012

SONM’s Young Athletes Program receives grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
January 25, 2012

Philanthropy project leads to first Special Olympics New Mexico cheerleading squad in twenty years

November 30, 2011

Special Olympics Area 1 Hosts 1st Annual Oktoberfest Golf Tournament

October 31, 2011
French Mortuary and Lobos honor athletes from teams Estancia, Rio Grande

and Belen
October 26, 2011

Special Olympics Rio Rancho athlete sees 16 story rappel as opportunity to inspire
Sept. 9, 2011

SONM announces 2011 Tip-A-Cop UPDATE: Applebee’s Rio Rancho location canceled
Aug. 29, 2011

Stone Age Climbing Gym hosts Over The Edge New Mexico Kick Off Event on Friday, July 22
July 19, 2011

2011 Area 5 Golf Tournament rescheduled for July 21st
July 12, 2011

Area Games give communities an opportunity to bond, grow
May 4, 2011

SONM announces Area 5 Games cancelled due to weather
May 1, 2011