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Nov 19, 2013, 14:03 ET
On behalf of the athletes of Special Olympics, Robert Fredericks asks New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to serve as Honorary Chair of 2014 Special Olympics USA Games.  (PRNewsFoto/2014 Special Olympics USA Games)

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Named Honorary Chair Of 2014 Special Olympics USA Games

At a ceremony held at the New Jersey Statehouse, Governor Chris Christie was named Honorary Chair of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games, which...

Aug 19, 2013, 10:00 ET
Historic Special Olympics USA Games coming to New Jersey, June 14-21, 2014.  (PRNewsFoto/2014 Special Olympics USA Games)

KPMG Signs On As Founding Partner Of 2014 Special Olympics USA Games June 14-21

 The 2014 Special Olympics USA Games announced today KPMG LLP, the audit, tax, and advisory firm, has signed on as a Founding Partner of the...

Jun 13, 2013, 10:00 ET
Historic Special Olympics USA Games coming to New Jersey, June 14-21, 2014.  (PRNewsFoto/2014 Special Olympics USA Games)

2014 Special Olympics USA Games Just One Year Away

 The one-year countdown has officially begun for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games!  One year from now, more than 3,500 Special...

Oct 03, 2012, 09:00 ET
Historic Special Olympics USA Games coming to New Jersey, June 14-21, 2014.  (PRNewsFoto/2014 Special Olympics USA Games)

Barnabas Health Named Newest Partner Of 2014 Special Olympics USA Games

 The Organizing Committee of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games today announced Barnabas Health as the newest Partner of the 2014 Special...

Jul 23, 2012, 09:30 ET
Ralph LaRossa, President & COO of PSE&G, the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games' newest Founding Partner, celebrates with Special Olympics athletes Velinda Ramsey of Trenton, NJ and Megan Clark of Mercerville, NJ. PSE&G will Serve as Presenting Sponsor of the Games' Youth Leadership Initiative. The 2014 USA Games are expected to involve 80,000 people and bring $50 million in economic activity to the New Jersey area.  (PRNewsFoto/2014 Special Olympics USA Games)

PSE&G Named Founding Partner of Special Olympics USA Games With $1 Million Pledge

PRINCETON, N.J., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Organizing Committee of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games today announced...

Mar 15, 2012, 07:30 ET
Historic Special Olympics USA Games coming to New Jersey, June 14-21, 2014.  (PRNewsFoto/2014 Special Olympics USA Games)

Special Olympics USA Games Names First Founding Partner With $1 Million Pledge From the Toys"R"Us Children's Fund

 The Organizing Committee of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games and Toys"R"Us® today announced a $1 million commitment from the...