Special Olympics Utah Names New President and CEO

Dear Athletes, Coaches, and Family Members, and all the great supporters of Special Olympics Utah,
On behalf of the Board of Directors of Special Olympics Utah, it is my pleasure to introduce you to D’Arcy Dixon Pignanelli, our new President and CEO of Special Olympics Utah. Below is the press release that was issued this week announcing the Board’s selection and appointment of D’Arcy.
We are excited to have D’Arcy join our team. You will enjoy getting to know and working with D’Arcy, and we know she looks forward to … Continue Reading

Special Olympics Utah athlete Jazmine Slama to speak in 16 California cities for the Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg

SALT LAKE CITY, July 17, 2015 – Jazmine Slama, Special Olympics Utah track and field athlete, has been chosen to speak in 16 different cities along the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Final Leg route in California as the Guardians of the Flame of Hope carry the torch to the Opening Ceremony of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games.
Slama was nominated by Special Olympics Utah to be on the 2015 Los Angeles Final Leg Team. She was selected by the Athlete Selection Committee, which consisted of Law Enforcement Torch
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Special Olympics Utah athlete Jazmine Slama and St. George Police Officer Jeremy Needles carry the Flame of Hope in the Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg for the Special Olympics World Games

SALT LAKE CITY, July 14, 2015 – On July 13, Special Olympics Utah athlete Jazmine Slama and St. George Police Officer Jeremy Needles were welcomed to California with 126 other Special Olympics athletes, officers and representatives by Governor Jerry Brown and Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom to participate in the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Final Leg as Guardians of the Flame of Hope.
Slama and Needles were selected by Special Olympics Utah and the Utah LETR to be two of the 126 Final Leg Team members from 48 states and … Continue Reading