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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • 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...
  • Obama commemorates Special Olympics anniversary at star-studded White House event

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Katy Perry, Jason Derulo and Stevie Wonder were all there - but the only guest who got to give President Barack Obama a hug during his speech was restaurant owner Tim Harris. Harris has Down syndrome, but he owns his own...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ten New Members, Including The Courant's Tom Yantz, To Be Inducted into CHSCA Hall of Fame

                  Six coaches, two athletic directors, a legendary Connecticut athlete and one media member will be honored as 2014 inductees to the Connecticut High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame at its 38th annual ceremony on Nov. 20 at the...
  • 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...
  • Local briefs: Dream Ride fundraiser ride for Special Olympics

    Local briefs: Dream Ride  fundraiser ride for Special Olympics
    Fundraisers Dream Ride raises funds and awareness for Special Awareness Dream Ride, a 1,900-mile journey to raise money for the Special Olympics, will leave from PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens on Saturday. The ride will include...
  • Irvine to play host for 2015 Special Olympics

    The 1984 Summer Olympics was Southern California's last huge event. But next summer, athletes from around the globe will again compete here — and Irvine will play its part in making it happen. Los Angeles will host the 2015 Special Olympics...
  • Road Closures In Hartford Tonight

    Several streets in downtown Hartford will be closed this evening starting at 6 for the Special Olympics Hartford Corporate 5K. About 900 runners are expected. The following road closures will be in effect until about 7:30 p.m. Trinity Street-both...
  • Breanna Stewart Hopes To Become 4th Collegian To Make USA Team

    Breanna Stewart Hopes To Become  4th Collegian To Make USA Team
    STORRS — For as long as people have been watching, Breanna Stewart has played alongside teammates much older. There's a very good reason for it. No calendar has been able to confine her talent. Next week, the UConn junior and reigning Associated...