Category: LETR

2022 Plane Pull: Captain Ernie Bille Believes Athletes Make The World A Better Place

By Melanie Barrios Ernie Bille has participated in many Plane Pull fundraisers, but this year is special. This year is the first time he will be participating as a recently ...

LAPD Deputy Chief Blake Chow

Volunteer Spotlight: Deputy Chief Blake Chow Was A Veteran Volunteer For Special Olympics Long Before Becoming An Officer

By Melanie Barrios Deputy Chief Blake Chow has been in law enforcement for an impressive 31 years. Being in law enforcement has given him different opportunities to interact with the ...

Athlete Michael Leon to Represent SOSC at the 2022 USA Games Torch Run Final Leg

Before competition begins in June at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando, an elite group of law enforcement officers and Special Olympics athletes will escort the Special Olympics ...

Michael Zabarsky to Represent SOSC LETR at the 2022 USA Games Torch Run Final Leg

Before competition begins in June at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando, an elite group of law enforcement officers and Special Olympics athletes will escort the Special Olympics ...

Kim Unland

Captain Kim Unland Retires After 33 Years

Captain Kimberly Unland of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is retiring after 33 years of service. Captain Unland has served Special Olympics Southern California and the Law Enforcement Torch ...

LETR Spotlight: Chief Thomas E. Gazsi

Chief Gazsi started his career with the Los Angeles Port Police, hired as Deputy Chief to oversee Emergency Management Operations in 2014. In 2015, Gazsi was moved to an acting ...

plungers splash into cold water of Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Polar Plunge Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Hundreds of people are expected to plunge into the chilly waters of Big Bear Lake to raise funds for Special Olympics Southern California athletes in Inland Empire during the 10th ...

Marco Martinez is Team UCLA for the Virtual We Run The City

Run into Marco Martinez often enough and more than likely he’ll be decked out in a UCLA sweater, a hat or some other branded attire. He has an evident passion ...

National Volunteer Week: Officer Nick Sanchez

Special Olympics Southern California competitions are only part of the fun for Santa Maria Police officer Nick Sanchez.

INSIDE SOSC: Spring Gets Going

Editor’s note: This post has been updated as of April 3 amid growing concern of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Dream House Raffle The first early-bird deadline for the annual Dream ...

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