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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • Aurora police to raise funds for Special Olympics

    Aurora police to raise funds for Special Olympics
    Once again this year, Aurora police will stage Cop on Top events at four area Dunkin' Donuts shops on May 29 to raise money for charity. In exchange for a donation to Illinois Special Olympics, customers will receive a certificate for a free doughnut....
  • Anne Arundel Class of 2015: Graduation statistics and ceremony information

    Anne Arundel Class of 2015: Graduation statistics and ceremony information
    Annapolis Area Christian School Ceremony: May 21, Annapolis Area Christian School Kilby Gymnasium Class size: 78 Percentage going to college: 91 percent Number entering military: Two Service academy appointments: One to U.S. Military Academy,...
  • Plainfield School District 202 to consolidate gifted classrooms

    Plainfield School District 202 to consolidate gifted classrooms
    Several third-graders in the gifted program at Plainfield's elementary schools will switch schools next year. Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 board members Tuesday heard plans to consolidate the district's gifted program for...
  • Thursday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Thursday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    Burger deals, pizza day at Eataly and more things to do in Chicago on May 28. EAT Get A Burger, Give A Burger Umami Burger 1480 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-423-2005 Buy a burger and you'll get a coupon for a free burger you can either redeem in June or turn...
  • Woycik: Formal for Special Olympians brings out the best in everyone

    What a beautiful evening at a beautiful place filled with beautiful ladies and gentlemen. Last Friday, our Special Olympics athletes (16 and older) were treated to an awesome Spring Formal at Aberdeen Manor, which was decorated so elegantly that it...
  • Hartford Riverfront Festival Honors Mother Earth

    Hartford Riverfront Festival Honors Mother Earth
    Get ready for some good green fun. The Hartford Earth Festival at the Mortensen Riverfront Plaza on Sunday, May 31, is designed to rock the planet and raise awareness about climate change and other eco-issues. Terri Eickel, executive director of the...
  • Northlake police climbing Dunkin' Donuts for Special Olympics

    Northlake police will climb on top of a Dunkin' Donuts rooftop Friday to raise cash for Special Olympics Illinois. Dubbed Cop on a Rooftop, this is the 13th year that police officers cross the state will stake out Dunkin' Donuts rooftops to benefit...
  • North Shore athletes head to Special Olympics state meet

    North Shore athletes head to Special Olympics state meet
    On May 19, there were plenty of high-fives, fist pumps and "boo yahs" as a group of athletes got stoked for an hour on the New Trier High School indoor track. The "boo yah" is a special fist pump uniquely named for Randi Gillespie of Northbrook and...
  • Elgin-formed, Gilberts-based Eagles Club chapter turns 110

    Elgin-formed, Gilberts-based Eagles Club chapter turns 110
    The way Jack Bernhardson remembers it, you might say he joined the Fraternal Order of Eagles Club Watch #1047 in Elgin in 1974 because he was thirsty. "Back then, in Illinois you only had to be 19 to drink (beer and wine), so I joined the club,"...
  • Special Olympics' Flame of Hope to pass Baltimore this week

    Special Olympics' Flame of Hope to pass Baltimore this week
    The Unified Relay Across America, which will carry the Flame of Hope to the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles, will pass Baltimore on Tuesday and Wednesday. On Tuesday, the torch will be carried from Mount Rainer to College Park from noon to 1...
  • Craft Beer Week recommendations

    Craft Beer Week recommendations
    Should the dozens of events that comprise Chicago Craft Beer Week seem like too much of a good thing, here are day-by-day recommendations for honoring the best 10-day week of the year in beer. For more information on these and other events, check the...