Local Special Olympian’s family worries about possible loss of federal funding

Desiree Holland, 48, is a Special Olympics champion. Her mother says she’s been participating in the games since she was 8. But Desiree’s mother also says she worries about the impact a possible loss of federal funds might have on the program.

Police forces take icy dip to support Special Olympics

Maryland police officers jumped into the frigid waters of Sandy Point State Park Friday afternoon to raise money for the Special Olympics. Governor Larry Hogan also delivered remarks as part of the three-day Polar Bear Plunge event.

A Special Olympian strives for success even when the road gets tough

Ben Collins, a special olympic athlete has a heart of a champion. When adversity strikes his only option is to persevere. His coach Jim Downs says against all odds Ben is one the hardest working athletes in Maryland.