While some of the SONJ images record farmers helping one another, this kind of assistance has been documented most thoroughly for this study in oral history interviews conducted by Harper or his students at State University of New York at Potsdam.
These sections of transcript explain benefits of older technology documented by the SONJ images, yet these oral history snippets seem episodic.
For families of children 0 to 6, SONJ offers its Family Connections Conference, which includes a full day of meetings with experts and other families and free passage to Wellness Park and the Games.
During the 2002 season, SONJ plans to locate a Wellness Park at each of the four state final competitions.
SONJ athlete Paul Butera has been involved with the program long enough to realize that definite advances have been made.
Looking back over the past three decades, it is important to note some defining moments and people that have contributed to the rich history of SONJ as well as the success of the athletes.
New Jersey Special Olympics changes name to Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ): SONJ athlete Yamaira Santiago appears on a Proctor & Gamble Cover Girl ad with Nikki Taylor.
The event raised more than $143,000, adding to the more than $3 million that NJYIP and PIANJ, through its annual golf classic, have raised for SONJ
throughout their partnership of nearly three decades.
The unique milestone was made possible by the remarkable commitment of these gentlemen to the Fun Run and the SONJ
For more information about the Fun Run, or to make a donation to SONJ
, contact the NJYIP at (800) 424-4244, e-mail yip@pia.