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Five-O at the Dirty O

2017 Event Recap This year's event was a huge success. 15 Drivers from 13 different law enforcement agencies raced for the Fastest Cop in Town title.  Jerry Lehmacher from Lemont Police ...

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Knights of Columbus - Partners

Illinois Knights of Columbus Group Night

The White Sox have dedicated Wednesday, August 9th to the Knights of Columbus and Special Olympics Illinois. On this special night, we invite K of C members, their family and ...

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Chicago Fire All Stars

Chicago Fire Unified Soccer All Stars

Created with the goal of bringing people together, Special Olympics Unified Sports teams have more than half a million participants worldwide who work together to break down stereotypes about people ...

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2016 Duck Derby

Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby

What is the Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby? It’s a signature annual fundraiser benefiting Special Olympics Illinois! The Annual Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby is scheduled to take place on Thursday, ...

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State Tennis

State Tennis

What is State Tennis? State Tennis is one of 9 state sports competitions. It is the final competition for those participating in Tennis, Unified Tennis and Tennis Individual Skills. State Tennis ...

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Outdoor Sports Festival

What is Outdoor Sports Festival? Outdoor Sports Festival is one of 9 state sports competitions. It is the final competition for those participating in Softball and Golf. Young Athletes will have ...

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Transforming Lives

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Special Olympics Announces One-Year Countdown to 50th Anniversary Celebration in Chicago

Thursday, June 20th, at Chicago’s Soldier Field, the location of the first-ever Special Olympics Games, it was announced that Chicago will host the Special Olympics movement’s 50th Anniversary global celebration ...

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Graduate Nursing Program Clinical Experience with Special Olympics- Presentation in Ireland

This upcoming month at the end of July, Special Olympics has the amazing opportunity to have their voice heard even stronger across the world, in Dublin, Ireland. Doctors Melissa A. ...

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2017 Change for Champions

  During July, Jewel-Osco is relaunching its’ at-register fundraising campaign through the "Making Change" donation program called "Change for Champions" to support the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois. The program runs ...

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