Stories

Special Olympics PEI, Stephen Baird
Through Special Olympics, Marina Fay was able to find a place for her son, Stephen Baird, to belong. From a very young age Marina was focused on...
Special Olympics PEI, Golf, Return to Competition, Colton Matheson
Golf has always been a family activity for the Matheson family. Although Colton did not officially start golfing with Special Olympics until the age...
Special Olympics PEI, Swimming, Return to Play, Jessie Shanahan
Jessie Shanahan has been a multi sport athlete with Special Olympics PEI for over 20 years. When the pandemic began, and Special Olympics programs...
Special Olympics PEI, Sarah MacDonald
Sarah MacDonald became involved with Special Olympics for the same reason as many of our athletes - because her friends were involved. Back in 2009...
RCMP Commanding Office Jennifer Ebert, Special Olympics PEI, LETR
Commanding Officer of PEI RCMP, Chief Superintendent Jennifer Ebert has been involved with the Law Enforcement Torch Run committee for 4 years...
PEI LETR, Forrest Spencer
Forrest Spencer has been involved with the Law Enforcement Torch Run committee for 3 years. He joined the PEI LETR committee in 2018 as a...
Special Olympics PEI, LETR, Scott Steveson, Kristi MacKay
The PEI Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics committee recently welcomed new Co-Chairs, Scott Stevenson and Kristi MacKay. It is our...
Roger Steadman, LETR
Roger Steadman, one of the longest serving members of PEI's Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, was recently named the first ever LETR...
Special Olympics PEI, Melissa Cudmore, Healthy Athletes, Special Smiles
Dr. Melissa Cudmore was born and raised in the interior of British Columbia. She received her BSc in Biology from Burman University in Alberta and...
Tara Costello, Special Olympics PEI, Strong Minds, Healthy Athletes
Tara has been involved, in a variety of different roles, with Special Olympics PEI since 2002, before starting to volunteer with health programs in...