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Jefferson City News Tribune
Young athletes compete in track and field events at South Callaway's first OlympicsMOKANE, Mo. — "These athletes are already being victorious," Missouri Sen. Jean
Young athletes compete in track and field events at South Callaway's first Olympics
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
MOKANE, Mo. — "These athletes are already being victorious," Missouri Sen. Jeanie Riddle said as she opened the Special Olympics track and field event at South Callaway R-II High School. The sun blazed above. Lindsey Williams, of Mokane, winds up... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Pageant helps special needs children feel like princessespageant experience, but funds collected goes to a number of groups, including D
Pageant helps special needs children feel like princesses
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 4 hours ago
pageant experience, but funds collected goes to a number of groups, including Down Syndrome partnership of North Texas and Special Olympics. She feels events like these are the building blocks for confidence. "They can go out into the work force... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
STC Bulldogs to celebrate Homecoming | September 25, 2016representative and Link Crew. This senior’s community involvement is Make a Dif
STC Bulldogs to celebrate Homecoming | September 25, 2016
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 4 hours ago
representative and Link Crew. This senior’s community involvement is Make a Difference Day, Spring into Service and the Special Olympics. The queen candidate is a basketball player as well. Upon graduation she plans to attend Central Michigan... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
'World's Largest' Truck Convoy Rolls Through Sioux Falls To Support Special Olympicswere throwing their support behind athletes in KELOLAND today. The event is ca
'World's Largest' Truck Convoy Rolls Through Sioux Falls To Support Special Olympics
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 6 hours ago
were throwing their support behind athletes in KELOLAND today. The event is called World's Largest Truck Convoy for Special Olympics South Dakota and all the money raised stays in the state to pay for competition expenses such as equipment... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Bronte graduate awarded public safety scholarshipCommunity Scholarship is a volunteer for local cleanup programs, city of Bronte
Bronte graduate awarded public safety scholarship
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 9 hours ago
Community Scholarship is a volunteer for local cleanup programs, city of Bronte Community Baseball Assistant Coach, and Special Olympics volunteer. "Perhaps one of the most inspiring qualities about Rankin is his ecological sense of stewardship... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Bergen County Sheriff’s officers pull 94,000-pound plane for charitySheriff’s officers, were one of more than 45 teams participating in the 20th an
Bergen County Sheriff’s officers pull 94,000-pound plane for charity
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Sheriff’s officers, were one of more than 45 teams participating in the 20th annual Plane Pull, a fundraiser benefiting Special Olympics New Jersey, the nonprofit that offers sports training and competitions for children and adults with... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Relive the Revolutionevent will feature performances from regional talent. Proceeds will benefit the
Relive the Revolution
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 20 hours ago
event will feature performances from regional talent. Proceeds will benefit the South Shore All-Town Tigers branch of the Special Olympics. Tickets are available for $20. Call 508-427-1234 or go to massasoit.edu/box office. King Richard’s Faire... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be madeSPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be made
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 20 hours ago
SPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming in Austria will host the Special Olympics World Winter Games from March 14 -25, with some events in Ramsau am Dachstein and Rohrmoos- Untertal. See... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Give a hoot about artevent will feature performances from regional talent. Proceeds will benefit the
Give a hoot about art
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 21 hours ago
event will feature performances from regional talent. Proceeds will benefit the South Shore All-Town Tigers branch of the Special Olympics. Tickets are available for $20. Call 508-427-1234 or go to massasoit.edu/box office. Underbelly Walking... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Outdoor Calendar: Sportsman Swap Meet on Oct. 1 at Yingling Auto Service Center100 Scramble, Ravenwood Lodge. Call (800) 656-2454 or (785) 256-6444 or email R
Outdoor Calendar: Sportsman Swap Meet on Oct. 1 at Yingling Auto Service Center
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
100 Scramble, Ravenwood Lodge. Call (800) 656-2454 or (785) 256-6444 or email RavenHPSC@aol.com for more information. 9 — Special Olympics Benefit Shoot, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Ravenwood Lodge. Mike 357-6672. 10 — Women’s night, Ravenwood Lodge. 6... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Kings lose home openerplay the Chatham-Kent Police Service Knight Sticks in a fundraising game. Proce
Kings lose home opener
Chatham Daily News / Posted yesterday
play the Chatham-Kent Police Service Knight Sticks in a fundraising game. Proceeds go to the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Ontario. The NHL Alumni roster hasn't been released. Go to benefithockey.com for... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Donations help provide basketball court in man's memorylast week. For 15 years, James was a Kreider client who inspired his friends,
Donations help provide basketball court in man's memory
Daily Chronicle / Posted yesterday
last week. For 15 years, James was a Kreider client who inspired his friends, including through his participation in Special Olympics. Now thanks to the generosity of his parents and the community, James’ buddies are eager to use that court... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Saturday Boredom Busters, September 24thfield. Purchase a $5 festival button to see the field competition. The World's
Saturday Boredom Busters, September 24th
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted yesterday
field. Purchase a $5 festival button to see the field competition. The World's Largest Truck Convoy is a fundraiser for Special Olympics. Trucks will line up at the W.H; Lyon Fairgrounds at 10 a.m. The convoy leaves the fairgrounds at 10:15 a.m.... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Officers take part in "Cops on Top" to benefit Special OlympicsSeptember 23, 2016 07:32 PM The goal is to raise money and awareness for the S
Officers take part in "Cops on Top" to benefit Special Olympics
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted yesterday
September 23, 2016 07:32 PM The goal is to raise money and awareness for the Special Olympics. On Friday, officers across our area took part in "Cops on Top." They took to the roof and collected money at participating Dunkin Donuts locati... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Fun and games come with an important lesson about acceptanceexclaimed. You can't hold an Olympics without medals, and on this day, everyon
Fun and games come with an important lesson about acceptance
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
exclaimed. You can't hold an Olympics without medals, and on this day, everyone was a winner. The idea for the mini special Olympics came up after the fifth graders studied the recent Rio Olympics. The students and teachers hope to make this... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Fun and games come with an important lesson about acceptanceexclaimed. You can't hold an Olympics without medals, and on this day, everyon
Fun and games come with an important lesson about acceptance
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
exclaimed. You can't hold an Olympics without medals, and on this day, everyone was a winner. The idea for the mini special Olympics came up after the fifth graders studied the recent Rio Olympics. The students and teachers hope to make this... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Give a hoot about artevent will feature performances from regional talent. Proceeds will benefit the
Give a hoot about art
The Patriot Ledger / Posted yesterday
event will feature performances from regional talent. Proceeds will benefit the South Shore All-Town Tigers branch of the Special Olympics. Tickets are available for $20. Call 508-427-1234 or go to massasoit.edu/box office. The Art Complex Museum... Read more
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Daily Journal
Boy Scout with Down Syndrome fights hungerThe church will recognize Michael's efforts with a sermon during Sunday's servi
Boy Scout with Down Syndrome fights hunger
Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
The church will recognize Michael's efforts with a sermon during Sunday's services. Michael has been involved with the Special Olympics since the age of 7. His helping nature has made him popular within the school's hallways. His mom says he's... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
South Callaway hosts first Special Olympics event in regionhope because it means he's going to do just fine in life." On Friday morning,
South Callaway hosts first Special Olympics event in region
KOMU Columbia / Posted yesterday
hope because it means he's going to do just fine in life." On Friday morning, South Callaway High School hosted its first Special Olympics event. The event's founders said the competition was created for severely impaired children of all ages to... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Man drives into fence while trying to evade arresttheir test scores. They use a web-based, Oklahoma-specific curriculum and test
Man drives into fence while trying to evade arrest
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
their test scores. They use a web-based, Oklahoma-specific curriculum and test prep technology. Fire Truck Pull to benefit Special Olympics TexasFire Truck Pull to benefit Special Olympics Texas WICHITA FALLS, TX (KSWO)- On Saturday morning,... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Nacogdoches grand jury indicts man accused of hitting jailer, injuring disabled mantheir test scores. They use a web-based, Oklahoma-specific curriculum and test
Nacogdoches grand jury indicts man accused of hitting jailer, injuring disabled man
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
their test scores. They use a web-based, Oklahoma-specific curriculum and test prep technology. Fire Truck Pull to benefit Special Olympics TexasFire Truck Pull to benefit Special Olympics Texas WICHITA FALLS, TX (KSWO)- On Saturday morning,... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Fire Truck Pull to benefit Special Olympics TexasWICHITA FALLS, TX (KSWO)- On Saturday morning, Wichita Falls Fire and Police ar
Fire Truck Pull to benefit Special Olympics Texas
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
WICHITA FALLS, TX (KSWO)- On Saturday morning, Wichita Falls Fire and Police are hosting a (SOTX) athletes in the area at Academy Sports and Outdoors on Lawrence Road starting at 10:00 a.m. Special... Read more
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The Border Mail
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be madeSPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be made
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
SPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming in Austria will host the Special Olympics World Winter Games from March 14 -25, with some events in Ramsau am Dachstein and Rohrmoos- Untertal. See... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Olympics for special needs students takes over Delisle Elementary gymas well as the Paralympics. With that knowledge as their background, this grou
Olympics for special needs students takes over Delisle Elementary gym
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
as well as the Paralympics. With that knowledge as their background, this group of students created their own mini Special Olympics. Those Olympics were held this morning in the school’s gym. With guidance from their able-bodied comrades,... Read more
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The Courier
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be madeSPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be made
The Courier / Posted yesterday
SPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming in Austria will host the Special Olympics World Winter Games from March 14 -25, with some events in Ramsau am Dachstein and Rohrmoos- Untertal. See... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be madeSPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be made
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
SPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming in Austria will host the Special Olympics World Winter Games from March 14 -25, with some events in Ramsau am Dachstein and Rohrmoos- Untertal. See... Read more
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The Young Witness
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be madeSPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be made
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
SPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming in Austria will host the Special Olympics World Winter Games from March 14 -25, with some events in Ramsau am Dachstein and Rohrmoos- Untertal. See... Read more
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Western Advocate
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be madeSPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be made
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
SPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming in Austria will host the Special Olympics World Winter Games from March 14 -25, with some events in Ramsau am Dachstein and Rohrmoos- Untertal. See... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be madeSPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be made
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
SPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming in Austria will host the Special Olympics World Winter Games from March 14 -25, with some events in Ramsau am Dachstein and Rohrmoos- Untertal. See... Read more
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Manning River Times
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be madeSPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be made
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
SPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming in Austria will host the Special Olympics World Winter Games from March 14 -25, with some events in Ramsau am Dachstein and Rohrmoos- Untertal. See... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be madeSPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be made
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
SPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming in Austria will host the Special Olympics World Winter Games from March 14 -25, with some events in Ramsau am Dachstein and Rohrmoos- Untertal. See... Read more
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The North West Star
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be madeSPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be made
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
SPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming in Austria will host the Special Olympics World Winter Games from March 14 -25, with some events in Ramsau am Dachstein and Rohrmoos- Untertal. See... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be madeSPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming
Events around the world 2017: Watch history be made
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
SPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD WINTER GAMES, AUSTRIA The cities of Graz and Schladming in Austria will host the Special Olympics World Winter Games from March 14 -25, with some events in Ramsau am Dachstein and Rohrmoos- Untertal. See... Read more
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Forsyth County News
Annual softball tourney benefits Forsyth County Special OlympicsSpecial Olympics Forsyth County athletes will step up to the plate Saturday, Se
Annual softball tourney benefits Forsyth County Special Olympics
Forsyth County News / Posted yesterday
Special Olympics Forsyth County athletes will step up to the plate Saturday, Sept. 24 for the organization’s eighth annual Battle of the Bats tournament. A total of 29 teams will travel to the softball invitational, which will be held at Central... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Have a good laughevent will feature performances from regional talent. Proceeds will benefit the
Have a good laugh
The Patriot Ledger / Posted yesterday
event will feature performances from regional talent. Proceeds will benefit the South Shore All-Town Tigers branch of the Special Olympics. Tickets are available for $20. Call 508-427-1234 or go to massasoit.edu/box office. The Art Complex Museum... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Live the Revolutionevent will feature performances from regional talent. Proceeds will benefit the
Live the Revolution
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted yesterday
event will feature performances from regional talent. Proceeds will benefit the South Shore All-Town Tigers branch of the Special Olympics. Tickets are available for $20. Call 508-427-1234 or go to massasoit.edu/box office. King Richard’s Faire... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Special Olympics Oklahoma Honors Barry SwitzerBarry Switzer has been an honorary head coach for the Oklahoma Special Olympics
Special Olympics Oklahoma Honors Barry Switzer
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 2 days ago
Barry Switzer has been an honorary head coach for the Oklahoma Special Olympics for more than four decades. On Thursday night, the organization thanked him for all he's done since 1974. Switzer was honored at the organization's Gold Medal Gala at... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Easton gets 'Wrapped in Color'kids ages 6-11. WFMZ's very own Melanie Falcon was one of the contest's judges
Easton gets 'Wrapped in Color'
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
kids ages 6-11. WFMZ's very own Melanie Falcon was one of the contest's judges. The show benefits the Northampton County Special Olympics. Prizes included a modeling contract and an internship with Carol Hannah of "Project Runway" in her New... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Employees keep Les Schwab on road to improvement: Top Workplaces 2016areas, but over the years, this local involvement has included the company's ye
Employees keep Les Schwab on road to improvement: Top Workplaces 2016
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
areas, but over the years, this local involvement has included the company's yearly toy drive and contributions to the Special Olympics and the Oregon School Activities Association. Rector says that employees begin their careers at Les Schwab... Read more
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The Brown and White
Kid designers and models light up Crayola fashion showCrayola held its fourth annual Wrapped in Color fashion show and runway competi
Kid designers and models light up Crayola fashion show
The Brown and White / Posted 2 days ago
Crayola held its fourth annual Wrapped in Color fashion show and runway competition to raise money for Northampton County Special Olympics. The evening featured 20 child models wearing creations fashioned by nine child designers, ages 6 to... Read more
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Daily Herald
Arlington Hts. rivals face off for Special OlympicsMiddle school hoops rivals teamed up with Arlington Heights police Thursday to
Arlington Hts. rivals face off for Special Olympics
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Middle school hoops rivals teamed up with Arlington Heights police Thursday to benefit Special Olympics Illinois. The girls basketball teams from South and Thomas middle schools in Arlington Heights faced off at South for the 2016 Brave... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Special Olympics Oklahoma To Honor Barry Switzer Special Olympics Oklahoma will honor former Oklahoma football coach Barry Swi
Special Olympics Oklahoma To Honor Barry Switzer
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 2 days ago
Special Olympics Oklahoma will honor former Oklahoma football coach Barry Switzer Thursday night. Special Olympics Oklahoma will honor former Oklahoma... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Pig Bowl a driving force in communityhas done for us,” said Heidi Anderson. Over the past 14 years, this event has
Pig Bowl a driving force in community
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
has done for us,” said Heidi Anderson. Over the past 14 years, this event has raised funds for the Willie Funk, ACTS, Special Olympics, Christian Bagge and Barbara Mann, Jessy Lyon, Gretchen McCoy, Karen Warren, Donovan Doroski, Kadee... Read more
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BC Local News
Four receive City of Terrace honourswhich grew connections in the community and strengthened the RCMP’s role in Ter
Four receive City of Terrace honours
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
which grew connections in the community and strengthened the RCMP’s role in Terrace. The Kids n’ Kops summer day camps, Special Olympics soccer games, and bike rodeos gave youth the opportunity to have positive interactions with the RCMP as well... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Four receive City of Terrace honourswhich grew connections in the community and strengthened the RCMP’s role in Ter
Four receive City of Terrace honours
Terrace Standard / Posted 2 days ago
which grew connections in the community and strengthened the RCMP’s role in Terrace. The Kids n’ Kops summer day camps, Special Olympics soccer games, and bike rodeos gave youth the opportunity to have positive interactions with the RCMP as well... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Amy's 5k Run honors Special Educator in BerwickBERWICK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- In 2013 a dedicated special education teacher a
Amy's 5k Run honors Special Educator in Berwick
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
BERWICK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- In 2013 a dedicated special education teacher and special Olympics volunteer died in a car crash. Her name was Amy Harris. The community in Berwick now honors Amy with a 5k race and one mile walk. This year it is on... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
11 Stingrays headed to Special Olympics Texas swim meet Posted Sep. 22, 2016 at 10:22 AM WAXAHACHIE — Ellis County's Special Olympic
11 Stingrays headed to Special Olympics Texas swim meet
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 2 days ago
Posted Sep. 22, 2016 at 10:22 AM WAXAHACHIE — Ellis County's Special Olympics' swim team kicked off their swim season on Aug. 26 at the Rockwall ISD Natatorium but are looking forward to... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Special Olympics sports equipment arriveSports of Thursday, 22 September 2016 In their quest of sharpening the skills
Special Olympics sports equipment arrive
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 2 days ago
Sports of Thursday, 22 September 2016 In their quest of sharpening the skills of athletes selected to participate in the Special Olympics Winter Games scheduled for Austria in March 2017, Special Olympics Ghana has taken delivery of a number of... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Take a hikeevent will feature performances from regional talent. Proceeds will benefit the
Take a hike
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
event will feature performances from regional talent. Proceeds will benefit the South Shore All-Town Tigers branch of the Special Olympics. Tickets are available for $20. Call 508-427-1234 or go to massasoit.edu/box office. King Richard’s Faire... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Root, root, root with Dick Flavinevent will feature performances from regional talent. Proceeds will benefit the
Root, root, root with Dick Flavin
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
event will feature performances from regional talent. Proceeds will benefit the South Shore All-Town Tigers branch of the Special Olympics. Tickets are available for $20. Call 508-427-1234 or go to massasoit.edu/box office. The Art Complex Museum... Read more
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