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Olympia Moving & Storage Recognized at Fenway

Special Olympics Massachusetts was excited to spotlight our relationship with Olympia Moving and Storage – our official logistics partner – on Special Olympics Day at Fenway Park. The presentation of a plaque expressing our continued thanks for the support and logistical assistance provided by Olympia took place prior to a game between the Red Sox and the Kansas City Royals on August 20, 2015. Special Olympics 2015 World Games athlete Amanda Church, fresh off her medal winning performance in Los Angeles, presented the plaque to CEO Michael Gilmartin and his son, VP of Sales & Marketing Piet Gauchat and Marketing…

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Kellen Moran Sings the National Anthem

Special Olympics Rhode Island athlete Kellen Moran, sang the Star Spangled Banner before the Red Sox took on the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park on August 20, 2015. The Red Sox hosted the annual Special Olympics Day at Fenway to honor athletes from around New England.  

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Grotonwood Skills Day a Success

We love our partners, especially when they host us at their camp! This past Thursday, August 13th, Special Olympics Massachusetts was lucky enough to visit Grotonwood Camp in Groton, MA to run a skills day competition. Adults with intellectual disabilities in the Grotonwood program participated in throwing, kicking, hitting and running drills topped off with a closing ceremony complete with Special Olympics Medals. This event would not have been as successful without the help of another group of partners – four members of the EMC2 finance department from Hopkinton, MA who helped out on one of the volunteer days…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Tracey Sheak

By Theresa Gaffney If you ask Tracey Sheak how she got involved with Over the Edge for Special Olympics, she’ll laugh, and tell you how she was quite literally “roped” into it. Working at a law firm in Connecticut, Sheak travels often for work.  For two years in a row, she participated in the Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts Golf Tournament, sponsoring a group of firefighters.  It was here that she met Boston Firefighters John Sarro and Bob Petti.  When they brought up an annual fundraiser they did for Special Olympics Massachusetts, Sheak was immediately interested.  She had always thought…

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