Special olympics


Special Olympics is coming to our neighborhood and the Knights of Columbus
Council #13341 will be there with volunteers to support this amazing cause!

Special Olympics Florida is hosting the 2018 State Stand-Up Paddle Championships at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida on Saturday, August 25, 2018. 
Hundreds of athletes from across the state will be competing in this Championship and volunteers like us make this event possible!

We will be assisting with:

  • Help with Check-in
  • Assisting as Timers
  • Serve as Results Runners
  • Assist with Meals and logistics, and
  • Assist with Awards


You can sign up for a morning or afternoon, or stay all day to assist with the event. 

  • Saturday, August 25 - 7:00 am-12:00 pm
  • Saturday, August 25 - 11:00 am-4:00 pm

Just send an email to John Joly [email protected] with your name(s) and your choice of shift above. That's it! Any questions, give me a call at 951-712-0546.

Here are the details: (More info will follow with parking instructions, etc.)

Event Name: 2018 State Stand Up Paddle Championship- Sarasota

Event Meeting Location: Nathan Benderson Park 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL 34235 View Location Map

Volunteers will receive:

  • A Free Special Olympics White T-Shirt
  • Free Lunch
  • A record of Community Service Hours

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Complete a Class B Volunteer Form (click below)
  • Bring a photo ID to the event

Volunteer Form