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How is Carlisle Chief of Police Andrew Amendola bringing together LETR, Polar Plunge, and Xtra Mile on ONE day!?

As a member of the 2024 Boston Marathon Xtra Mile Team, Chief Amendola is bringing an LETR sponsored Polar Plunge to his community as a fundraising initiative to support his run and simultaneously spread awareness.

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Going the Xtra Mile—Teamwork Prevails at Annual Jolly Jaunt 5K

When Beth Donahue and Erin Delahunty saw their friend Paula struggling to reach the finish line at the 2023 Boston Jolly Jaunt, they began to back track and ran down the road to help their friend finish the race.

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Athlete Leaders Inspire Special Olympics CEOs Across US

Three athlete leaders, James Day Keith, Tyler Lagasse and Lumene Montissol from Special Olympics Massachusetts spoke in front of Special Olympics CEOs from across the country at the US CEO Meeting which took place in Boston.

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Tyler Lagasse plays alongside New England PGA Interns at Third Annual Birdies 2 Benefit Fundraiser

The New England PGA professionals were impressed with Special Olympics MA Athlete, Tyler Lagasse as he drove a beautiful ceremonial tee shot right down the fairway and asked him to join in on the action for the final round.

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Jake Blatnica always gets back up

Jake Blatnica of Natick, MA probably shouldn’t have been able to play sports, not at the high school level, anyway. Yet, today he is competing at the highest level and was named the Special Olympics High School Athlete of the year.

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Xtra Mile cycling team, Kevin’s Krewe gears up for Connecticut Valley Century Ride and hopes to double participation by next year

Kevin’s Krewe rides in the Connecticut Valley Century Ride (COVAC) as part of the Special Olympics Ma Xtra Mile, and has raised more than $20,000 this year.

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Lieutenant LJ Jedrey hits the road to help Special Olympics MA reach $1 Million this Plunge season

LJ Jedrey, Andy Larose and Al Pires are headed to Michigan to retrieve an incredible, unique vehicle that will help Special Olympics MA on its road to $1 Million… the Bear Force One.

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2023 Leadership Conference Connects Coaches off the Field

Once a year, Special Olympics MA invites the coaches of the movement to come together for an overnight leadership conference where they can expand their education, interact with other coaches, and be celebrated by the organization.

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Robins Kaplan provides more than two decades of support to Special Olympics

Year after year, Robins Kaplan, LLP has hosted a golf tournament at the Myopia Hunt Club in Hamilton, MA. In the 22 years that the tournament has been held, over $1 million has been raised to benefit Special Olympics athletes.

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One softball practice turned into three decades of involvement for retiring Local Program Coordinator, George Coffey

Nearly 30 years ago, George Coffey took his son to a Special Olympics softball practice. Since that day, he has been involved with Special Olympics MA in more ways than he ever imagined.

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Helping People Live Their Best Life

Family is the heart of everyone's life. Sometimes members of our family need some services to help them live their "best" life.

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MLS Unified All-Star makes strides toward sports broadcasting dream

With both a passion for soccer and the dream of becoming a sports broadcaster, Radley Theolien went into MLS All-Star week as not only an athlete representing the New England Revolution Unified Team, but as a man-on-the-ground reporter.

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North Reading High School breaks the ice as first school to plunge in Bear Force One

North Reading High School was the first school in Massachusetts to sign on and participate in Special Olympics MA’s mobile plunge with Bear Force One—a fully equipped mobile plunge pool that can hold up to 2,800 gallons of water.

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Educating the Educators: Special Olympics MA hosts first Annual UCS Conference

On Friday, October 6th school leaders from around the state enthusiastically joined Special Olympics MA at Bentley University for the Unified Champion Schools Conference.

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Jake Blatnica always gets back up

Jake Blatnica of Natick, MA probably shouldn’t have been able to play sports, not at the high school level, anyway. Yet, today he is competing at the highest level and was named the Special Olympics High School Athlete of the year.