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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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Top Special Olympics Articles

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  • Hampton police raise money for Special Olympics

    HAMPTON — The Hampton Police Division raised $221 for Special Olympics last Tuesday in an event at the Wawa's at 2401 West Mercury Boulevard. Contributors outside the store put their names on a sticker, which was then put on the police cruiser...
  • Quite a whistle-stop: Mokena man to ref in Special Olympics World Summer Games in L.A.

    Quite a whistle-stop: Mokena man to ref in Special Olympics World Summer Games in L.A.
    Doing what he loves on a “global stage” will be a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” Mokena resident Bob Reczek said. Recently selected as a basketball referee for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, Reczek, 54, said he...
  • Local nonprofits join national Giving Tuesday campaign

    The YWCA, Marklund Home and Open Door Clinic are a few of the 600 organizations joining #ILGiveBig on Giving Tuesday, a day focused on helping nonprofits and the causes they support. Cities around the country are organizing their own day, but it’...
  • Tip a Cop raises awareness about Special Olympics

    Eastern Connecticut State University Police Lieutenant Tom Madera sat a family of four at a corner table at Nita's Restaurant on Nov. 8. Nearby, Sergeant Lisa Hamilton helped to clear away dirty dishes. It was the second annual Tip a Cop event at Nita's,...
  • Newport's Tip-A-Cop serves up over $10,000 for Special Olympics

    Newport's Tip-A-Cop serves up over $10,000 for Special Olympics
    The Newport Beach Police Department collected $10,772 for Special Olympics Southern California during the annual Tip-A-Cop fundraiser Monday evening. Officers stood in as servers and hosts for about four hours at Javier's restaurant in Newport Beach and...
  • Rec sports

    Email rec sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. on Monday. Running Fifty-six runners came out to Burleigh Manor Middle School to run the Howard County Striders weekly race on Nov. 16. This was the awards race, in which runners who...
  • Publisher's Note

    Publisher's Note
    My first clue that this year is shaping up to be a humongous social season was the fact that I had to leave the house on a recent Saturday at 7 a.m. to make it to the first of three events on my calendar. All fun, all with the goal of making a...
  • Race raises big money for Special Olympics

    Race raises big money for Special Olympics
    The ninth annual Sallarulo's Race for Champions raised more than $200,000 for Special Olympics Broward County. More than 500 runners and walkers from across South Florida rallied to support the organization, completing a 5K run/walk around Nova...
  • Wolf Pack's Conor Allen Getting Some Attention With Rangers

    HARTFORD — His first NHL exposure came in training camp last year, when Conor Allen was just months removed from life as a college student at UMass Amherst. Allen, who signed with the New York Rangers as an undrafted free agent, played one game...
  • Regional Digest: UConn Baseball Names Captains

    UConn Names Captains Carson Cross, Bobby Melley and Jordan Tabakman have been named captains of the UConn baseball team for the 2015 season. They were announced by coach Jim Penders after a team vote at the conclusion of the fall training period. Cross...
  • SWAT officer shot in head during San Gabriel operation dies

    SWAT officer shot in head during San Gabriel operation dies
    A Pomona police SWAT officer shot in the back of the head while serving a search warrant in San Gabriel has died, authorities said. "It is with a heavy heart that we must deliver the news that early this morning Pomona police SWAT Officer Shaun...