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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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Top Special Olympics Articles

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  • Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    GOLF TOURNAMENT: Stefano's 17th Annual Golf Tournament begins with 8 a.m. registration Aug. 11 at Whitetail Country Club in Bath and has an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. An Italian feast at Stefano's Restaurant in Bethlehem follows at 3:30 p.m. Benefits...
  • 2014 Dream Ride Experience

    2014 Dream Ride Experience
    The 2014 Dream Ride Experience, presented by Bozzuto’s Inc. and the Hometown Foundation to benefit Special Olympics, will take place, August 22 -24 in Farmington. The event will unite motorcyclists, classic and exotic car enthusiasts, and families...
  • 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...
  • Burbank Tennis Center becomes a retreat for special needs athletes

    Burbank Tennis Center becomes a retreat for special needs athletes
    BURBANK — The Jensen-Schmidt Tennis Academy for Special Needs Individuals has almost become synonyms with the Burbank Tennis Center. While the facility had been around for 17 years, the event for special needs athletes has been going strong for...
  • Gardner set to take helm of Howard police department

    Gardner set to take helm of Howard police department
    Police Maj. Gary Gardner is scheduled to formally take the reins of the Howard County Police Department as its new chief after William McMahon retires June 30. McMahon, 51, has served as chief since being named by County Executive Ken Ulman in 2006....
  • Patti Heffner golf tournament brings together the entire Lehigh Valley high school community

    Not only does the Patti Heffner Memorial Golf Tournament pay tribute and honor the memory of one of the area's all-time great girls basketball players and coaches, but it also brings together the entire Lehigh Valley. Heffner played at Dieruff,...
  • Hampton's Osborn wins national title in USA Shooting Junior Olympics | Community notebook

    Sarah Osborn of Hampton won another national individual title and was a member of the Patriot Shooting Club team that captured a national championship Friday and Saturday in Camp Perry, Ohio. Osborn, 15, was at her best Friday, topping a field of 221...
  • Virgen: Special fun for Ballentine

    Virgen: Special fun for Ballentine
    After a day at Disneyland with his family, Mr. Irrelevant Lonnie Ballentine received an unexpected visit from an NFL representative Friday night. Ballentine, the final pick of the NFL Draft, had to undergo a random drug test at the Island Hotel in...
  • Virgen: A different, yet great Irrelevant Week expected

    Virgen: A different, yet great Irrelevant Week expected
    Irrelevant Week is in its 39th year in Newport Beach. But this one definitely has a different feel of all the previous ones. The fun week, celebrating the final player selected in the NFL Draft, is now a part of The Foundation for the Undefeated, the...
  • Camp offers summer fun for children with autism

    Camp offers summer fun for children with autism
    Joshua Johnston would sit alone and cry every day when he first attended a summer camp for children and young adults with autism five years ago. Not anymore. Now, the lanky 12-year-old smiles while playing musical chairs, hitting balls with foam polo...
  • News-Press Editorial: City makes right move in taking on Special Olympics role

    In what must have been a refreshing change of pace for Glendale officials who generally deal with far less uplifting matters, a decision was made recently to partner with the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, which will be held in several Los...