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North Carolina Officer and Special Olympics Athlete to Carry Flame of Hope at 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle

Osborn and Callaway named to 2018 Special Olympics USA Games Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg Team Raleigh, NC – Before competition begins at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle next July, an elite group of individuals will serve as the “Guardians of the Flame” and escort the Special Olympics Flame of Hope […]

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Special Olympics athletes find fans in Fayetteville Police Department

When Captain Robert Spatorico took over the Fayetteville Police Department’s NC Law Enforcement Torch Run fundraising efforts, he had one goal in mind. Live up to the legacy of Sgt. William “Dink” Dalton. Dalton epitomized the message behind the NC LETR throughout his years with the Fayetteville Police Department, leading his fellow officers to raise […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina Names 2017 Coordinator of the Year

Lisa Carroll of Claremont in Catawba County was named the 2017 Special Olympics North Carolina Coordinator of the Year, according to Keith L. Fishburne, president/CEO of Special Olympics North Carolina. Carroll received the award during the 2017 Special Olympics North Carolina Leadership Conference, held at Davidson College in Davidson on July 20, in recognition of […]

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Student has lasting impact on elementary school

Most would agree that schools have a profound impact on their students, but what about students having a profound impact on their schools? Brooks Global Elementary School in Greensboro is a perfect example of the lasting impact a student can make and how it can benefit others for years to come. Dustin Edmondson’s elementary school […]

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Special Olympics Flame of Hope travels across the state to open the 2017 Special Olympics North Carolina Summer Games

Law enforcement officers bring the torch across the state to Raleigh by June 2 Raleigh, NC – Law enforcement officers throughout North Carolina will carry the Special Olympics Flame of Hope across the state this spring, to light the cauldron at the 2017 Special Olympics North Carolina (SONC) Summer Games Opening Ceremonies June 2 at […]

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