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Jul 16, 2014, 13:54 ET

Special Olympics Canada Officially Unveils Special Olympics Team Canada Logo for 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games

TORONTO, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Special Olympics Canada has officially unveiled Special Olympics Team Canada's logo for the 2015 Special Olympics...

Jul 01, 2014, 14:07 ET

Burson-Marsteller Named Special Olympics International's Agency of Record

 Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today announced that it has been named...

Jun 30, 2014, 11:06 ET

CiCi's Pizza Teams Up With Special Olympics Georgia

Beginning tomorrow through the end of July, CiCi's Pizza, home of the endless buffet, will raise money for Special Olympics Georgia at three...

Jun 24, 2014, 16:11 ET

Krispy Kreme and the Law Enforcement Torch Run® Team Up To Support Special Olympics Georgia Athletes

 For the 14th consecutive year, Krispy Kreme, in partnership with the Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) for Special Olympics, will host...

May 28, 2014, 16:49 ET

Press Conference and Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg Friday Morning to Kick Off Special Olympics Georgia State Summer Games

Members of the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) kick off State Summer Games by lighting the "Flame of Hope" at 9 a.m. Friday, May 30 at Philips...

May 06, 2014, 10:39 ET

Special Olympics Georgia State Fall Games Comes to Hall County This Fall for its First of Three Years; State Horse Show Also to be Held That Weekend

As Special Olympics Georgia prepares to bring approximately 2,000 athletes, coaches and their families from across the state for the first time to...

Apr 22, 2014, 13:30 ET

Special Olympics Georgia to host 3rd annual Over the Edge Event at Buckhead Tower in Atlanta!

Lenox Square Mall Area---Saturday, April 26, 2014 – Over 100 people will rappel from a 20-story building April 26 in the Atlanta area for an...

Mar 05, 2014, 09:38 ET

Special Olympics and Best Buddies Celebrate 6th Annual Spread the Word to End the Word® Day on March 5th

 Special Olympics, Best Buddies, and supporters from around the world will unite today on the sixth Spread the Word to End the Word® day...

Feb 17, 2014, 11:14 ET

Unemployment of People with Intellectual Disabilities More than Twice as High as General Population

 A new survey shows that unemployment among people with intellectual disabilities is more than twice as high as for the general population....

Feb 11, 2014, 16:48 ET

Special Olympics Canada Applauds Government for Increase in Funding through 2014 Budget

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Today marked another important milestone for Special Olympics Canada (SOC), which is dedicated to enriching the...

Feb 07, 2014, 08:30 ET

Elena Delle Donne Named Special Olympics Global Ambassador

The WNBA Chicago Sky Forward-Guard Brings Unified Basketball Clinic to Homewood-Flossmoor High School Special Olympics announced today that...

Feb 05, 2014, 14:22 ET

Special Olympics Canada Happily Accepts Increased Annual Support from the Government of Canada

TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Special Olympics Canada is pleased with today's announcement by Minister of State (Sport) Bal Gosal of an increase...

Jan 24, 2014, 14:45 ET

2016 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Organizing Committee Unveils Logo and Announces Funding

CORNER BROOK, NL, Jan. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The 2016 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Organizing Committee (GOC) was proud to unveil today the...

Jan 21, 2014, 17:33 ET

Be a Fan: State Winter Games in Cobb County set for this weekend

Athletes from all over Georgia will compete in Special Olympics Georgia's State Indoor Winter Games at various venues in Cobb County this...

Jan 08, 2014, 13:53 ET

Special Olympics Manitoba's Jennifer Campbell Named to CAAWS Most Influential Women in Sport and Physical Activity List for 2013

TORONTO, Jan. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Special Olympics Canada is thrilled to congratulate Special Olympics Manitoba's Vice President of Sport and...

Dec 20, 2013, 10:17 ET

Shoppers Support Special Olympics Throughout January

"Be a Fan" of Special Olympics when you clip your favorite Proctor & Gamble coupons and shop at Publix Publix, Procter & Gamble,...

Dec 11, 2013, 09:58 ET

Special Olympics Georgia launches a new film documentary, "The Love of the Games"

 Special Olympics Georgia announced today the new documentary film, "The Love of the Games" will air beginning on Saturday, December 14th...

Nov 27, 2013, 16:22 ET

Special Olympics Athletes and Members of Parliament Working Together on the Hill!

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - November 26 marked another important milestone for Special Olympics Canada, which is dedicated to enriching the...

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...

Nov 15, 2013, 20:59 ET

Special Olympics Canada and Special Guests Celebrate the Limitless Possibilities of Sport at LIMITLESS: The Special Olympics Canada Gala

TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Special Olympics Canada welcomed some of Canada's top athletes and personalities for a night of celebration and...

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