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Ride on! Special Olympics Cumberland County athlete creates lasting impact on community

It’s been said that horses can sense a person’s feelings. This sixth sense was evident with Cumberland County athlete, Steven Prescott from the first moment he sat in a saddle. There was an immediate connection with his horse, thanks in large part to Prescott’s gentle disposition. Prescott started his Special Olympics career with swimming, but […]

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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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2017 Plane Pull® to benefit Special Olympics NC raises important funds

The 2017 Plane Pull® presented by Credit Suisse to benefit Special Olympics North Carolina was a success with more than 60 teams competing and collectively raising $100,000, according to Special Olympics North Carolina President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne.  “Participating teams from across the state had a great time competing for bragging rights while supporting nearly 40,000 registered […]

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PUBLIX Shoppers Support Special Olympics Throughout January

Save money at Publix and support Special Olympics with Procter & Gamble coupons Raleigh, NC – Publix, Procter & Gamble, and Special Olympics have partnered together for 37 years to help people with intellectual disabilities achieve their dreams.  Starting December 31 through January 21, they are offering shoppers several ways to save money while supporting […]

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2016 Plane Pull® to Benefit Special Olympics NC Raises Important Funds

The 2016 Plane Pull® presented by Credit Suisse to benefit Special Olympics North Carolina was a success with nearly 80 teams competing and collectively raising $110,000, according to Special Olympics North Carolina President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. “Participating teams from across the state had a great time competing for bragging rights while supporting nearly 40,000 registered Special […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina Presents Commitment to Excellence Award to Cafe Carolina and Bakery Co-Owner Ron Hines

3/21/16 (Raleigh,NC) – Ron Hines, of Raleigh, co-owner of Cafe Carolina and Bakery was presented with the James Long Commitment to Excellence Award by Special Olympics North Carolina during a Special Olympics North Carolina Board of Directors meeting at the organization’s headquarters in Cary on Thursday, March 17, according to Special Olympics North Carolina President/CEO, Keith […]

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North Carolina Leg of the World’s Largest Truck Convoy for Special Olympics Raised $42,540

One hundred sixty-eight registered trucks participated 10/08/15  Charlotte, N.C. – Law enforcement and truckers throughout the United States and Canada joined forces to hold the World’s Largest Truck Convoy on Sept. 19, 2015. North Carolina hosted a leg of the Convoy in Charlotte at the PNC Music Pavilion.  A total of 168 registered trucks participated […]

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Red Robin Teams Up with Local Law Enforcement for 10th Annual Tip-A-Cop Fundraiser to Benefit Special Olympics

Law Enforcement officers to wait tables at participating Red Robin restaurants in North Carolina Raleigh, N.C. – There’s a new server in town! This October, law enforcement officers across the country will trade their ticket books for order pads and unite at Red Robin® restaurants* to serve guests for a special cause. Red Robin’s 10th [...]
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