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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • New lottery game to benefit Special Olympics

    New lottery game to benefit Special Olympics
    Gov. Pat Quinn will appear tonight at the Special Olympics Illinois Summer Games Opening Ceremonies in Normal to sign a bill creating a special state lottery scratch-off game to benefit the Special Olympics. Senate Bill 219 creates the new $2 "Go for the...
  • NHHS Hall of Fame bios

    Alumni •Albert Irwin, Class of 1937, was Harbor's first four-year, five-sport letterman, and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He taught and coached at Harbor for eight years, and went on to coach football and swimming at Orange Coast...
  • Newport Harbor announces first Hall of Fame class

    Newport Harbor announces first Hall of Fame class
    Newport Harbor High School has announced its inaugural class of the Newport Harbor High School Hall of Fame. The first class features 10 alumni and five faculty. The alumni are Al Irwin, George James, Greg and Dr. Barbara Smith MacGillivray, Frank...
  • Hampton Cup Regatta coming to Mill Creek Aug. 1-3 | Community notebook

    Hampton Cup Regatta coming to Mill Creek Aug. 1-3 | Community notebook
    The Hampton Cup Regatta will celebrate its 89th anniversary when the hydroplane-racing attraction returns to Mill Creek in Hampton from Aug. 1-3. This year’s regatta will serve as host to the Eastern Nationals, with more than 75 hydroplane boats...
  • Salem's Mitchell Farm A Refuge For Retired Horses

    Salem's Mitchell Farm A Refuge For Retired Horses
    Nothing puts spring in the step of a senior citizen quite like a well-planned retirement, even if that senior is a horse. Orion, a handsome black Morgan, pranced and whinnied on a late spring day while surveying his new home at Mitchell Farm Equine...
  • Sky end four-game losing streak with overtime win

     Sky end four-game losing streak with overtime win
    In her first game back from a right leg injury, it was clear Sky forward Jessica Breland was testing herself, taking time to ease back into the pace. By the end of overtime Wednesday afternoon, she was controlling that pace. And a simple step-back...
  • Police participate in Special Olympics Torch Run

    Police participate in Special Olympics Torch Run
    Newport Beach and Costa Mesa police carried a torch through their cities Thursday to raise awareness and funds for the Special Olympics. Each year, the two departments participate in the Special Olympics Torch Run that leads up to the two-day Summer...
  • Central Catholic graduate got to share the stage with Peyton Manning at University of Virginia

    Amy Rodgers and her brother, Mike, are Manning fans, but as New York Giants fans they have rooted for Eli much more than his brother Peyton. That may change to a degree after their experience on May 17 when Amy and Mike got the chance to meet the Denver...
  • Emanuel makes book bet with Fallon on 'Tonight Show'

    Emanuel makes book bet with Fallon on 'Tonight Show'
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel put the city's schoolchildren on the hook to read a couple of million more books this summer, part of a bet on national TV to get late-night host Jimmy Fallon to visit Chicago again. The mayor's appearance on “The Tonight Show&...
  • Special Olympics torch run heading across Carroll County on Wednesday

    Special Olympics torch run heading across Carroll County on Wednesday
    Law enforcement officers representing the agencies throughout Carroll County will hits the road Wednesday, June 4 beginning at 8 a.m. in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Maryland. Officers will escort the Special Olympics...
  • Paint parties and other events in the south suburbs

    Paint parties and other events in the south suburbs
    Looking for something different to do? Here's a sampling of ideas, from painting dinner parties to record-setting dancing and duct-tape crafting. March 30: Hip-hop University of St. Francis graduates and classmates are hoping to draw 1,000 people to...