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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • 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...
  • Tip-A-Cop event

    ENFIELD - Enfield Police Department will host a Tip-A-Cop event to benefit Special Olympics Connecticut at Lulu's Pizzeria and Family Restaurant, 151 Hazard Ave., on Thursday, Aug. 14, from 4 to 8 p.m. During the event, officers will assist restaurant...
  • Jose Abreu making smooth personal adjustment to U.S.

    Jose Abreu making smooth personal adjustment to U.S.
    One of Jose Abreu's biggest "wow" moments in Chicago arrived less than a month into his big league career when the White Sox rookie stepped to the plate with the bases loaded in the ninth inning against the Rays and hit a walk-off grand slam. The feat...
  • 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...
  • Sox's Abreu takes pride in giving back

    Sox's Abreu takes pride in giving back
    Jose Abreu not only learned how to crush a baseball while growing up in Cuba, the White Sox rookie All-Star also learned the importance of giving back to the community. Hours before reporting to U.S. Cellular Field on Saturday to prepare for a 6:10 p.m....
  • Rahm's Readers exceed goal: 2.7 million books read

    Rahm's Readers exceed goal: 2.7 million books read
    Mayor Emanuel is a gambling man. This time, it paid off ... again. More than 83,000 children in Chicago read a collective total of 2.7 million books this summer as part of the free Rahm's Readers Summer Learning Challenge, Mayor Emanuel's office is...
  • Mailbag: Special Olympics are a boon to the area

    Re: "Irvine to Play Host for 2015 Special Olympics," (Aug. 15): I was happily surprised to hear that the 2015 Special Olympic World Games are going to be held in Los Angeles. Thirty years ago, L.A. hosted the Summer Olympics, but no comparable event...
  • Broward Special Olympics surfers prepare for state championship

    Kenny Lawrence spent almost three hours in chest-high water coaching nine surfers about 40 feet from shore. With a gentle push timed to an incoming wave, he launched surfer after surfer. The nine athletes, decked-out in colorful board shorts and spandex...
  • 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...