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2014 KofC Steak Dinner

Tickets for the 16th Annual Benefit Raffle and Steak Dinner are now on sale.

John F. Kennedy – Council 2952
1700 North Oak Street, Hammond, LA 70401
Saturday, October 4, 2014kofc

Social Hour 5:00 p.m. – Dinner 6:30 p.m.  Take out begins at 5:00p.m.

Silent Auction will also take place.

Tickets are $100.00 each and entitles the holder to 2 steak dinners and a chance to win one of four prizes! Benefits to go to: Special Olympics Louisiana and other organizations.For tickets contact: Craig Oser @ 985-345-6644

International Torch Run Conference This Week!

The International Torch Run Conference will be held in New Orleans this week! This conference will provide education, motivation and inspiration to the Law Enforcement Torch Run volunteers worldwide and is a critical component in the overall growth and success of the LETR Movement.  Law Enforcement from all over the world will gather in the Big easy to learn more about Special Olympics.

Check out the promo video below.



2014 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day

Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day will take place on Saturday, September 27th.  This annual date, now in its 5th year, celebrates Mrs. Shriver along with encouraging all to Play Unified! The world is encouraged to host inclusive sports events to let communities come together to showcase our abilities and not disabilities.Play Unified. Live Unified

How will you celebrate EKS Day?

Read more about EKS Day here.




A Man and a Microphone

Daniel Smrokowski is a Special Olympics Global Messenger, athlete, and college graduate.  He biggest passion, though, is media and journalism.  He is the founder and CEO of Special Chronicles Nonprofit New Media Company where he hosts his own podcast.  

He was recently featured on the Special Olympics World Games website.  You can read and watch some of his podcast’s here.