Don’t forget about SOLA when you’re shopping on Amazon! Amazon Smile a great way to both. You can get your shopping done and support Special Olympics Louisiana in just a few clicks! As you start your online shopping, we invite you to shop on Amazon by using this URL: https://smile.amazon.com/. As you go through the process, be sure to select Special Olympics Louisiana as your charity of choice!
We’re counting down the days until the chilly plunge we’ve all been waiting for! Don’t forget about our three Polar Plunge events coming up:
February 18: Gonzales @ Cabelas March 11: Shreveport @ East Ridge Country Club March 18: Mandeville @ Fontainebleau State Park
Polar Plunge helps raise funds and awareness for our athletes. It is one of our largest fundraisers this year. Why not become apart of something that will create fun-filled memories and leave you feeling “cool”?
If you’re too chicken to plunge, you can donate and/or become a sponsor the events.
Just a reminder- State Indoor Games is coming up the weekend of March 3rd-5th in Baton Rouge, LA. Opening Ceremonies will begin at 7 pm at Team Automotive Group Sportsplex and events will span throughout the whole weekend. Athletes will be competing in Basketball, Tennis, and Bowling.
We urge everyone to come out and support our athletes by being Fans in the Stands on Friday, March 3rd!
Proctor and Gamble, now in it’s 37th year of partnership with Special Olympics, is holding a month long promotion of Special Olympics at military commissaries. The promotion is running throughout the month of January in the US and at some US bases overseas. P&G will donate $75,000 to the Special Olympics Movement after the month is up. Thank you, P&G for your continued support!
NOW is the time to download and play because FireFan & Nissan’s Titan of Titans are teaming up to give away a car during the SuperBowl!
That’s right! Nissan’s Titan of Titans is giving one lucky FireFan a brand new, 2017 Nissan Altima for simply downloading a FREE app and playing along!
Here’s how it works:
Anyone that plays FireFan from January 1st (the New Year’s games) and going until February 5th (the Super Bowl) has a chance to win! EVERY GAME and EVERY LEAGUE you play in gives you a ticket in the drawing and another chance to win! So start with the PlayOff games this weekend and keep on playing through the SuperBowl.
And to make this EVEN better, we will pre-load your account with tokens the first time you download so you can really play along and truly experience what it’s like to be a FireFan.
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The winner will be announced within 30 minutes following the conclusion of the Super Bowl on February 5, 2017 on FireFan.com. The more games a person plays the more chances to win. We aren’t talking practice anymore, it’s GAME TIME, so make sure you are in the GAME!
NISSAN’S TITAN OF TITANS 2017 NISSAN ALTIMA GIVEAWAY RULES:
No purchase necessary to win.
‘Play’ is constituted by the active participation of in-app game picks, including Pre-game and/or Live play picks.
Entries are determined by active play within FireFan, per unique game, per unique league. Entries include free and solo play, as well as league play.
Only entries happening between January 1st and February 5th (prior to the end of the Super Bowl game) will count towards eligible chances to win.
Winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries entered during the promotional period. Entries will be closed at the conclusion of Super Bowl LI.
The winner will be announced on FireFan.com within 30 minutes of the conclusion of Super Bowl LI, on February 5, 2017.
Winner must be 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license. (Drivers license required for US Residents only)
The winner will receive one-way airfare for one (1) individual to fly to Utah and be accompanied by FireFan personnel to pick up their car at the dealership.
Participation in the promotion constitutes the winner’s consent for FireFan to use winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions, and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration. Winner must sign a waiver releasing consent to FireFan prior to acceptance of the prize.
Non-US resident winners will receive a $15,000 USD cash prize in lieu of a car.
US resident winners will not have a cash option; with the exception of Non-profit entities. Non-profit entities can choose the cash option regardless of residency.
Taxes & Registration. The winner is solely responsible for the taxes, registration, insurance, license, package upgrades and all other costs not specified herein as being covered by FireFan. The prize does not include license, title, property taxes, insurance, registration, dealer preparation, return transportation charges or additional costs incidental to winning the prize.
By participating, all individuals agree to comply with these rules including all eligibility requirements. FireFan reserves the right to disqualify anyone who violate these rules or interferes with this promotion in any manner.
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Odds of winning are dependent on the number of eligible entries received during the applicable Entry Period.
The winner will be announced on FireFan.com and be notified by telephone or email. If FireFan attempts to contact the winner and cannot engage in a direct conversation with the winner within ten (10) business days from the first notification attempt, then such person may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected.
Did you know? Special Olympics Unified Schools (formerly Project Unify) empowers youth and educators to be leaders of change. By playing and learning we will create a more inclusive world.
Unified Schools provides opportunities for young people of all abilities to be leaders in their schools and communities by promoting equality and acceptance. These leadership activities help students with and without intellectual disabilities find their voices by teaching them to become change agents striving for respect and inclusion. Get resources to help you become a leader.
Was there a mentor, teacher or coach who made a difference in your life? The one who gave you the courage and determination to strive to be your best? The one who helped shape both your performance and your character? You can be that important person in someone else’s life.
Coaches teach the skills and spirit that define a true athlete. Coaches are role models and character-builders. Special Olympics coaches go even further — they help athletes find their own strengths and abilities. They also show them how to build upon those strengths and improve every day.
As a Special Olympics coach, you bring enthusiasm, commitment and a positive attitude to each practice, event and competition. You will enrich the lives of our athletes in many life-changing ways. The skills and confidence an athlete learns through sports have a long and lasting effect.
Contact us at 800.345.6644 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how you can make a difference.