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PRINCETON SPECIAL SPORTS


"Sometimes it is the people no one imagines anything of who do the things no one can imagine."

      The Imitation Game, 2014    

 

READ THE RECENT PRINCETON PACKET ARTICLE ABOUT THE PSS/PRD DANCES HERE!

PSS PROGRAMS ARE OPEN TO OUR FRIENDS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS FROM ANY TOWN. PLAYERS MUST BE AT LEAST 6 AS OF JANUARY 1 OF THE YEAR FOR WHICH THEY ARE REGISTERING TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR SPORTS PROGRAMS, AND AT LEAST 13 TO ATTEND THE DANCES. GO TO HOW TO SIGN UP FOR SPORTS REGISTRATION INFORMATION. SCROLL DOWN ON THIS PAGE FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE DANCES.

PLEASE USE EMAIL IF YOU NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. PSS IS RUN ENTIRELY BY VOLUNTEERS AND IT CAN BE DIFFICULT FOR US TO RETURN PHONE CALLS PROMPTLY.THANKS! 

SUPPORT PSS WHEN YOU SHOP ON AMAZON SMILE!  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/20-0422569.

OUR MONTHLY DANCES ... for adults and teens with special needs

 

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HELPED MAKE 2015-16 A GREAT DANCE SEASON. OUR MAY 6, 2016 FORMAL DINNER DANCE WAS THE BEST YET!

On May 6th, more than 60 of our friends and neighbors with special needs attended JOURNEY TO INDIA, the annual formal dinner dance presented by Princeton Special Sports and the Princeton Recreation Department. The event was catered by Princeton restaurant Cross Culture and McCaffery's bakery. Music was provided by our extraordinary DJ Steven Knox, with photography by the very talented Jaime Escarpeta. See Letter Thanking Volunteers.

The season ended with our annual BBQ at the CP Pool on June 6th. Dances will resume in September. Once the schedule is uploaded in August, you will be able to register by going to https://register.communitypass.net/princeton

ARTS FOR ALL! SHOWCASE TWO A GROUND-BREAKING EVENT!

 

MORE THAN 25 VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTISTS SHOWCASED THEIR TALENTS AT THE ARTS COUNCIL OF PRINCETON ON APRIL 16TH. PRESENTED BY THE PRINCETON RECREATION DEPARTMENT AND PSS, IT WAS A GREAT AFTERNOON! READ THE PLANET PRINCETON ARTICLE HERE: http://planetprinceton.com/2016/04/19/32065/.

 

ERIC LLANOS and BEN BROSOWSKY AWARDED 2015 JACK RUTLEDGE CUP!


THE JACK RUTLEDGE CUP IS AWARDED ANNUALLY TO THE PLAYER WHO HAS DEMONSTRATED THE EXCEPTIONAL DETERMINATION, ENTHUSIASM, AND SPORTSMANSHIP EXEMPLIFIED BY OUR FRIEND AND PLAYER, JACK RUTLEDGE. JACK LOST HIS VALIANT FIGHT AGAINST LEUKEMIA IN JANUARY 2008.

BEN BROSOWSKY, WHO WAS UNABLE TO ATTEND OUR AWARD BBQ IN JUNE, WAS PRESENTED WITH HIS AWARD ON SEPTEMBER 20. ERIC LLANOS RECEIVED HIS AWARD ON JUNE 21. BEN IS THE SON OF KATE AND THE LATE GREGORY BROSOWSKY AND LIVES IN WEST WINDSOR. ERIC IS THE SON OF NANCY AND RICH LLANOS AND LIVES IN SOMERSET. PICTURED HERE ARE JUNIOR COACHES MARYSIA KAMINSKA, BEN, KENNEDY CORRADO, AMY HAUER, GRACE SHEPPARD, AND BARBARA KAMINSKA.

PAST WINNERS ARE JOHN DIVER (2008), ETHAN GUELPH (2009), ANDREW McTIGUE (2010), JED YOUNG (2011), FRANCESCA DONA and BEN ORESKY (2012), MICHAEL CARNEVALE (2013), AND  KELLY SASOR (2014).

CONGRATULATIONS, ERIC AND BEN!

COUNCILMAN PATRICK SIMON AND RECREATION COMMISSIONER JOANNE ROGERS VISIT POOL BBQ & DANCE


 

Pictured left to right: PSS Secretary Hana Oresky, PSS Co-President Deborah Martin Norcross, Princeton Councilman Patrick Simon, Recreation Commissioner Joanne Rogers, and Princeton resident Jill Henderschott.

PRINCETON COUNCIL HONORS PSS WITH PROCLAMATION

ON APRIL 27, PRINCETON COUNCIL RECOGNIZED PSS WITH AN OFFICIAL PROCLAMATION FOR ITS CONTRIBUTION TO THE SPECIAL NEEDS COMMUNITY!

Back row left to right: Hana Oresky, Ann Diver, Joe Marrolli, Deborah Martin Norcross, Ben Stentz, Carmine Conti, Radha Iyer. Front row: Kelly Sasor, Benjamin Oresky, Tejas Iyer, Mike Carnevale.

VOLUNTEERING

 

STUDENT VOLUNTEERS -- CONTACT ANN DIVER AT anndiver@aol.com.

ADULT VOLUNTEERS -- IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BECOMING AN ADULT COACH OR IN OTHER ADULT VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES, PLEASE EMAIL princetonspecialsports@gmail.com. ALL PSS ADULT VOLUNTEERS MUST COMPLETE A VOLUNTEER APPLICATION AND CONSENT TO A NATIONWIDE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK. COACHES AND ON-FIELD VOLUNTEERS WILL ALSO NEED TO ATTEND SAFETY AND CONCUSSION PREVENTION TRAINING.