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Cafe Carolina and Bakery Raises More than $32,000 for Special Olympics North Carolina

Raleigh, N.C. ­–­­ Cafe Carolina and Bakery raised $32,092 for Special Olympics North Carolina as part of its sponsorship in the Over the Edge fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics, according to Keith L. Fishburne, president/CEO of Special Olympics North Carolina. Cafe Carolina raised the funds through their “A Sweet Way to Help” promotion. Customers were […]

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

Uniformed 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 ninth annual […]

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North Carolina Leg of the World’s Largest Truck Convoy for Special Olympics Raised $40,000

One hundred thirty trucks participated 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. 20, 2014. North Carolina hosted a leg of the Convoy in Charlotte at the PNC Music Pavilion. A total of 130 trucks participated and $40,000 was […]

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Record Number of Thrill Seekers to Go Over the Edge on Oct. 3-4 in Support of Special Olympics North Carolina

One hundred eighty participants to rappel down 30-story Wells Fargo Capitol Center in Downtown Raleigh Name of Event: Over the Edge for Special Olympics North Carolina Date/ Time: Friday, Oct. 3 (2 p.m. – 6 p.m.) Saturday, Oct. 4 (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) Location: Wells Fargo Capitol Center 150 Fayetteville Street Raleigh, NC Description: The “Over the […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina Joins a Global Effort in Celebration of the Fifth Global 
Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day on September 27

Founder of Special Olympics, to be remembered with a day of sports and inclusion (Raleigh) – On Sept. 27, Special Olympics North Carolina will participate in Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day, the fifth annual worldwide celebration in memory of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, founder of the Special Olympics movement and a leading international advocate for the rights […]

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North Carolina Schools Can Register For Inclusive Program To Expand Student Leadership

Raleigh, NC – Registration is now open to schools throughout North Carolina, including Pre-Ks, Head Starts, elementary, middle and high schools and colleges, to become a part of Special Olympics Project UNIFY®, an education and sports based strategy powered by an engaged youth community that increases athletic and leadership opportunities for students with and without intellectual […]

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Thrill Seekers to Go Over the Edge on Saturday Sept. 27 in Support of Special Olympics North Carolina

More than 50 participants to rappel down 23-stories of the Fifth Third Center in Uptown Charlotte Name of Event: Over the Edge for Special Olympics North Carolina Date/ Time: Saturday, Sept. 27 (9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.) Location: Fifth Third Center 201 N. Tryon Charlotte, NC Description: The “Over the Edge” for Special Olympics North Carolina fundraiser […]

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Area Businesses Partner with Special Olympics NC to Host Over the Edge Fundraiser in Charlotte-Sept. 27 and Raleigh- Oct. 4

Participants to rappel off skyscrapers in Charlotte and Raleigh  Raleigh, NC – Several local companies have teamed up with Special Olympics North Carolina to host the annual Over the Edge fundraiser to be held in Uptown Charlotte on Sept. 27 and downtown Raleigh on Oct. 4.  Over the Edge is a fundraiser that allows participants who raise a minimum […]

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Dawn McCullen Awarded Special Olympics North Carolina State-Level Honor

Raleigh, N.C. — Dawn McCullen of Jacksonville was named the 2014 Special Olympics North Carolina Coordinator of the Year, according to Keith L. Fishburne, president/CEO of Special Olympics North Carolina. McCullen received the award during the 2014 Special Olympics North Carolina Leadership Conference held at the McKimmon Center at NC State University in Raleigh on […]

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2014 Plane Pull Presented by Credit Suisse to Benefit Special Olympics North Carolina Raises $100,000

Raleigh, N.C. — The 2014 Plane Pull presented by Credit Suisse to benefit Special Olympics North Carolina was a success raising more than $100,000, according to Special Olympics North Carolina President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. “More than 70 teams from across the state had a great time competing for bragging rights while supporting more than 38,000 registered […]

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