Breakfast of Executive Champions 

I’ll have scrambled eggs with a side of inspiration please! On October 9th, two hundred-fifty members of the business community started their day at The Dalcy in Chicago’s Fulton Market District, ready to learn more about the programs and athletes at Special Olympics Illinois.  Some guests were old friends and supporters, but the majority of…

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Change For Champions-Meet Eve Erita

On June 28, Jewel-Osco employee and Special Olympics Illinois athlete Eve Erita thought she was attending a summer luncheon in the McHenry, Illinois Jewel-Osco break room. However, when she walked in she saw her family, friends, coworkers and even best friend and bocce partner, Gina, all sitting at the tables waiting for her. Eve has…

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Meet Ben Simpson

Ben Simpson has been competing in Special Olympics Illinois for 25 years and is an active participant in basketball, equestrian, golf, snowshoeing, swimming, and his personal favorite, powerlifting!  He is a familiar face at many State Championship events as a competitor, but will also be adding the title of assistant coach to his resume, serving…

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