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Tag Archives: Special Olympics Broward County

Special Olympics Aims to Raise $5 Million for Athletes by 2013


Special Olympics Needs Volunteers for Bowling Tournament on Sat. Sept. 24

Have fun and be a part of a great cause by volunteering with Special Olympics Broward County, housed at NSU, during this weekend’s Area 10 Bowling Tournament. The Sat. Sept. 24 event will bring together friendly, competitive bowlers from Broward, Palm Beach, St. Lucie, Martin and Indian River Counties. The…


Special Olympics Aims to Raise $5 Million for Athletes by 2012 through Sallarulo’s Race for Champions

For the past six years, the South Florida community has rallied to support local Special Olympics athletes by participating in the annual Sallarulo’s Race for Champions 5K Run/Walk – raising more than $3.17 million in much-needed funds for the athletes to date. Now, Special Olympics Broward County (SOBC), is aiming to reach a total of $5 million raised by the next race scheduled for Nov. 10, 2012.


Special Olympics 5k Draws Hundreds of Supporters to NSU


Get Inspired & Support Special Olympics Athletes at Sallarulo’s Race for Champions 5K at NSU on May 1

There’s still time to be a part of the amazing journey of more than 800 local Special Olympics athletes by participating as a runner, walker, or “virtual runner” in the sixth annual Sallarulo’s Race for Champions 5K Run/Walk.


6th Annual Sallarulo’s Race for Champions to benefit Special Olympics Broward County at NSU reveives media coverage from multiple outlets

On May 1, NSU will host the 6th Annual Sallarulo’s Race for Champions to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics.


Special Olympics Hosts “Evening of Inspiration” Photo Display at Museum of Art, Apr. 14

Enjoy a gala “Evening of Inspiration” with Special Olympics Broward County during the group’s photographic display on Apr. 14 at the Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale, Nova Southeastern University. The festivities will last from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., and include a silent auction of athlete photos and other great…


Get Prizes By Signing Up for Special Olympics 5K at NSU on Sun. May 1

Be a part of the amazing journey of more than 800 Special Olympics Broward County athletes by participating as a runner, walker, or “virtual runner” in the 6th annual Sallarulo’s Race for Champions 5K.


NSU to Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Don Taft – Feb. 28

Please save the date to help us honor Don, and celebrate his life and legacy during a commemorative ceremony at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 28 in NSU’s Don Taft University Center. More details about the commemoration will be forthcoming.


Find a New Treasure at Garage Sale to Support Special Olympics, Feb. 26

NSU students, faculty and staff are invited to find a new treasure at a garage sale hosted by the Special Olympics Broward County’s Aquatics Team on Feb. 26 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 8546 N.W. 3rd Street in Coral Springs. Proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Broward County, which…


Cheer on More than 300 Special Olympics Athletes Who Will Compete in Basketball Tournament at NSU, Jan. 15

Fans from the NSU community are invited to cheer on and warm the hearts of more than 300 Special Olympics athletes during the upcoming Area 10 Basketball Tournament in the arena at NSU’s Don Taft University Center on Jan. 15. Athletes from Broward, Palm Beach, St. Lucie, Martin, and Indian…


Cheer on More than 300 Special Olympics Athletes from Across South Florida Competing in Basketball Tournament at NSU on Jan. 15

Fans and Special Olympics supporters are invited to cheer on and warm the hearts of more than 300 Special Olympics athletes during the upcoming Area 10 Basketball Tournament in the arena at NSU’s Don Taft University Center on Saturday, Jan. 15.


Special Olympics Honors Athletes, Volunteers with Appreciation Picnic

More than 300 Special Olympics Broward County (SOBC) athletes and their friends and supporters recently celebrated a great year of friendly sporting competition at the group’s 2010 Appreciation Picnic. During the picnic, SOBC, which is permanently housed at NSU, honored all of the athletes, families, board members, law enforcement supporters,…


Nearly $95,000 Raised for Special Olympics Florida at Labor Day’s Joe Jonas iWin 5K Fun Run/Walk at NSU

More than 650 Jonas Brothers and Special Olympics fans raised nearly $95,000 for Special Olympics Florida on Labor Day (Mon. Sept. 6) at the Joe Jonas iWin 5K Fun Run/Walk, held on the main campus of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Davie.


Jonas Brother Helps Raise Thousands for Special Olympics (Multiple Outlets)

Hundreds of anxious girls showed up to Nova Southeastern University as early as 5 a.m. Monday morning to catch a glimpse of singing superstar Joe Jonas. The teenybopper was at the university to host the first annual iWin 5K Fun Run/Walk to benefit the Special Olympics of Florida.


Join Joe Jonas of the Jonas Brothers at NSU to Support Special Olympics, Sept. 6

Save the date and join Joe Jonas of the Jonas Brothers, Special Olympics athletes, and thousands of runners at the Joe Jonas iWin 5k Fun Run/Walk at NSU on Sept. 6 (Labor Day). The NSU community is invited to register and compete in the fundraising challenge, to win top prizes…


Special Olympics Honors its Top Broward County Award Winners for 2010

Special Olympics Broward County, based at NSU, recently hosted its annual awards ceremony recognizing all of the athletes, sponsors, volunteers and friends that have helped the organization continue its effort to provide FREE services to nearly 800 athletes. This year’s honorees included: The Don Taft Athlete Of The Year Award: Kerri Leonardo…


Baudhuin Preschool Students Graduate from Special Olympics Young Athletes Program

Nearly 160 students from the Mailman Segal Institute’s Baudhuin Preschool at NSU recently graduated from the Special Olympics Young Athletes program. The Baudhuin Preschool is an internationally recognized model program for children with autism spectrum disorders. The participating students, who range in age from three to five years old, were…