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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • Annapolis police take to rooftops to raise $1,600 for Special Olympics Maryland

    Annapolis police take to rooftops to raise $1,600 for Special Olympics Maryland
    Turning a stereotype on its head, Annapolis police officers on Sunday used the association of cops and doughnuts to raise money for charity. Officers from the Annapolis Police Department took turns sitting on the rooftop of a Dunkin’ Donuts...
  • Community: National Charity League shares its success

    Community: National Charity League shares its success
    The Glendale chapter of the National Charity League has had its most phenomenal year despite the closing of its largest philanthropic project — Twelve Oaks Lodge — a home for seniors. The chapter is still pursuing legal action in an effort to...
  • 'Dream Ride' Fundraising Motorcycle Event Comes To Farmington

    FARMINGTON — Hundreds of motorcyclists from 12 states and three countries will arrive in town this weekend to celebrate The Dream Ride, a national event to raise money for Special Olympics. It's the 14th annual event, said Debbie Horne, a...
  • Motorcycle Caravan Passing Through Canton On Aug. 24

    CANTON — The Special Olympics Motorcycle Dream Ride will pass through town on Sunday and police are warning people to be ready for traffic delays. According to town police, approximately 2,000 to 2,500 motorcyclists will travel through with a state...
  • Anglers snag top catches at Walk on Water benefit

    Members of the St. Coleman's Church Men's Club of Pompano Beach and their families once again reeled in successful results during the recent Walk on Water salt water fishing tournament benefiting Special Olympics Broward County. A total of $3,500 was...
  • Special bowling program is on a roll

    Tuesday is a special bowling day at Strikers Family Sportscenter in Sunrise. It's the day when those ages 10 to 25 with developmental disabilities get together as part of the Pins 'n' Pals program, organized by the county parks division's special...
  • June Krauser, 'Mother of Masters Swimming,' dies at 88

    June Krauser, 'Mother of Masters Swimming,' dies at 88
    June Krauser wrote the rules and set many records while making a name for herself as the "Mother of Masters Swimming." She died Saturday at John Knox Village in Pompano Beach. She was 88. Mrs. Krauser, who called Fort Lauderdale home, was tapped to...
  • Virgen: Ballentine goes for a ride

    Virgen: Ballentine goes for a ride
    Lonnie Ballentine had plenty of motivation when he went for a one-hour spin workout at GRIT Cycle on Thursday morning. It wasn't all about Mr. Irrelevant's thoughts of making the Houston Texans team. It was more about Orange County women turning into...
  • June Krauser dies at 88; she was known as 'Mother of Masters Swimming'

    June Krauser, who wrote the rules for masters swimming competitions in their infancy in the 1970s and set more than 200 records while making a name for herself as the "Mother of Masters Swimming," died Aug. 2 in Pompano Beach, Fla. She was 88 and had...
  • Jim Scott Stadium to host NFL Play 60 event

    The NFL's Play 60 campaign, which encourages kids to be active for 60 minutes a day in order to help reverse the trend of childhood obesity, is coming to Jim Scott Stadium during Irrelevant Week on Saturday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The event features...
  • Virgen: Ballentine happy to be honored

    Virgen: Ballentine happy to be honored
    There's just something hilarious about a tall white man cracking jokes in broken Spanish. Stan Morrison, a former college basketball coach, brought the house down during the annual All-Star Lowsman Banquet, honoring Mr. Irrelevant Lonnie Ballentine, the...