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Special Olympics Massachusetts & 98.5 the Sports Hub Announce Partnership

BOSTON, MA (2/13/20): Beasley Media Group, LLC; a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) announces 98.5 the Sports Hub has entered into a multi-year partnership with Special Olympics Massachusetts. The collaboration between the station and the non-profit organization will be instrumental in helping to raise funds, recruit volunteers and support all major programs, such as the Summer Games, scheduled to take place June 12th through 14th at the Harvard Athletic Complex in Boston. “We could not be more thrilled to team up with the premier sports radio station in Boston,” said President & CEO Mary Beth McMahon. “The…

Author: Charles Hirsch

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2019 Gatorade Player of the Year

TABOR ACADEMY STUDENT-ATHLETE AWARDS SPECIAL OLYMPICS MASSACHUSETTS GRANT THROUGH GATORADE Hingham, Mass. native and Massachusetts Girls Soccer Gatorade State Player of the Year, Cat Barry awarded Special Olympics Massachusetts with a $1,000 grant to help accomplish our mission of providing inclusive sports competition and leadership opportunities throughout the state. Barry is a rising senior at Tabor Academy in Marion, and plays for the NEFC in the Development Academy. Going into her senior year, she already has 61 goals and 32 assists during her NEPSAC career, including several en route to the Seawolves’ Class A championship win over Thayer Academy…

Author: Catherine Twing

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Busy Fundraising Weekend – $250,000 raised!

Kicking off the holiday season, people all across Massachusetts showed their generosity, helping to raise $250,000 for Special Olympics Massachusetts at 7 events across the Commonwealth! The first weekend in December was a successful fundraising weekend for Special Olympics Massachusetts. On Saturday December 1, Pittsfield kicked off their 9th annual Cop on Top Fundraiser at the Pittsfield Walmart, raising $30,200 in just one day! They followed that up with another $15,000 on a chilly, wet Sunday for a grand total of $45,000. Chicopee also held a Cop on Top event on Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and…

Author: Catherine Twing

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VIP Experience with Bank of America

The four Zamansky Brothers, Eric, Andrew, Alex and Noah are known for their successes on the Flag Football field, and Bank of America is doing their part to help the four be successful in the professional world as well. On September 12, Bank of America offered the four brothers a day of professional development and career exploration followed by a Red Sox game. The brothers and Bank of America are Champions for 50 partners, a special partnership celebrating Special Olympics 50th Anniversary where organizations team up with athletes to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Massachusetts. The brothers…

Author: Catherine Twing

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Special Olympics celebrates 50 years at Champions for 50 Celebration

Friends and supporters of Special Olympics gathered at the JFK Library on Thursday September 27 for the Special Olympics Champions for 50 Celebration, hosted by Special Olympics Massachusetts. The celebration recognized the achievement of the past 50 years of Special Olympics, and also the Partners for 50, corporate sponsors who are committed to supporting the movement into the future. Dozens of Special Olympics athletes, some of whom have been participating for nearly all 50 years, were a main part of the evening. Following a VIP and welcome reception, the night’s program began with an introduction from Special Olympics Massachusetts…

Author: Catherine Twing

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Cummings Foundation Founder Publishes Memoir

In 2017, Special Olympics Massachusetts was awarded a Cummings Foundation $100K for 100 Grant. The funds are helping provide additional programming in Essex County. Unified High School sports, Young Athletes programs, and newly developed local programming will ensure a wealth of athletic opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities throughout the county. Thanks to the support from the Cummings Foundation, we will see strong growth across all aspects of the organization in that region. As a recipient of a $100K for 100 grant from Cummings Foundation, Special Olympics Massachusetts has benefited not only from substantial financial resources but also from…

Author: Charles Hirsch

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Coming to Marlborough: August Tournament!

Today was a big day at the “Yawk”! We are excited to announce that beginning with 2016, the August sports tournament will be held in and around Marlborough, MA. Along with Mayor Arthur Vigeant, and the Marlborough Economic Development Corporation, Special Olympics Athlete Gregg Gallant, VP of Sports Matt Ruxton and CEO Mary Beth McMahon announced the news at a press event this morning at the Special Olympics Massachusetts State Offices – the Yawkey Sports Training Center. The inaugural event will be held on August 27-28, 2016 and will serve at the culminating tournament for the summer sports season….

Author: Special Olympics Massachusetts

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