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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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