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Tuesday Apr 15 | My FOX Chicago

Special Olympics: How a Chicago PE teacher helped create the games

At a time when most people with intellectual disabilities were kept at home or in state institutions, Dr. Bill Freeberg from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale had a different approach.


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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Kane Co. Chronicle

Our View: Making our community a better place

The Show You Care Kane referendum effort – which sought to raise funds to help people with developmental disabilities – may have failed during last month's primary election.


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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The York Daily Record

Mark Shriver thanks Lutheran Social Services for its work

Mark K. Shriver, the son of Sargent and Eunice Kennedy Shriver, came to York Thursday night to speak about the good work that Lutheran Social Services of South Central Pennsylvania does.


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The Wellington Advertiser

Teenagers ideal volunteers with endless opportunities

When it comes to volunteering, perhaps no group of people is better suited to volunteering their time and services than teenagers.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Charitable Organizations

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Brand Republic

FleishmanHillard wins Special Olympics 2015 brief

The organising committee behind the Special Olympics has selected FleishmanHillard to serve as its agency of record for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles.


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Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

ARC of Jefferson & Nearby Counties; Jefferson County Farm Bureau...

The board of directors of The Arc of Jefferson & Nearby Counties will meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the second-floor meeting room of First United Methodist Church in Fairfield.


Related Topix: Fairfield, IA, Charitable Organizations, Washington, IA, Washington County, IA

Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Special Olympics Lebanon County raises $18,000 at dinner/auction

Special Olympics Lebanon County held its annual dinner and auction benefit recently at Sacred Heart Parish Social Hall in Cornwall.


Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Lebanon County, PA, Cornwall, PA


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