2019 anniversary celebrations for SOBC Locals

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Happy New Year to the inspiring athletes, coaches, volunteers, families, and supporters of Special Olympics BC all over the province and the planet! At the beginning of this bright new year, we are so pleased to wish a happy birthday to the SOBC Locals marking anniversary celebrations in 2019.

SOBC is so fortunate to have incredible athletes and volunteers in 55 communities around the province, and we are continually amazed by the long-standing dedication and participation that makes these empowering programs possible. Each year, SOBC recognizes the Locals who are marking anniversary seasons, testament to their inspiring ongoing dedication to making a difference through the power of sport and being part of this life-changing movement. 

In 2019, these Locals are entering anniversary years:

Happy 35th anniversary – established in 1984

SOBC – Campbell River

SOBC – Coquitlam 

SOBC – Delta 

SOBC – Nelson 

SOBC – North Shore

SOBC – Port Alberni

SOBC – Surrey 

SOBC – Terrace

SOBC – Vancouver

SOBC – Vernon 

SOBC – Victoria 

Happy 30th anniversary – established in 1989

SOBC – Grand Forks

SOBC – Mission

Happy 25th anniversary – established in 1994

SOBC – Cowichan Valley

SOBC – Kitimat

SOBC – Sunshine Coast

Happy 20th anniversary – established in 1999

SOBC – Burns Lake

Happy 15th anniversary – established in 2004

SOBC – Golden

Happy 10th anniversary – established in 2009

SOBC – Nakusp 

Happy 5th anniversary – established in 2014

SOBC – Mackenzie

SOBC – Mount Waddington

Sincere thanks to all the athletes, volunteers, families, and supporters who make their Locals so remarkable, and who make Special Olympics BC such an inspiring, welcoming, empowering, and fun community!