2017 World Winter Games Coverage

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Be sure to check out all of the Special Olympics World Winter Games action taking place this week! Don’t forget that ESPN2 is airing highlight shows every day this week at 6 pm ET, and a best of the games show will air at 2 pm ET on ABC on March 26.Check local listings for channel and other information.

Need more information on where to see footage from the Games internationally?  Check out our guide online:  http://www.specialolympics.org/Press/2017/2017_World_Winter_Games_Coverage.aspx

Stay tuned so you don’t miss the action!

Champions Together Breakfast

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You are invited to the Champions Together Breakfast presented by the Louisiana River Pilots’ Association!

We are asking you to Reveal the Champion in yourself and in our Special Olympics Louisiana athletes. This event is Special Olympics’ annual campaign held on Thursday, April 27th at 7:00 AM at Benedict’s Plantation in Mandeville, LA. Participants are invited to a breakfast that will raise awareness and engage the community by showcasing some of the unique programs Special Olympics Louisiana has to offer.

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Polar Plunge Mandeville

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The last Plunge of the winter season is this weekend and you do not want miss it!

The first annual Polar Plunge in Mandeville is this Saturday, March 18th at Fontainebleau State Park! It’s not too late to register to plunge. Will you be Freezin’ for a Reason?

Haven’t registered yet? It’s not too late to participate. You can get signed up quickly by Clicking Here!

FOR MORE INFO & TO REGISTER:
www.laso.org/polarplunge
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Hammond Smokin’ BBQ Challenge

Hammond Smokin’ BBQ Challenge

The 14th Annual Hammond Smokin’ BBQ Challenge is on March 24-25, 2017 located in Downtown Hammond, Louisiana. More Than 60 KCBS TEAMS from around the U.S. will compete against each other and local teams for more than $12,000 in Cash & Prizes. This year’s event will also feature 60+ local teams competing in the Backyard Boogie and the Lamar Outdoor Advertising Chicken Little Contest, making this event the largest BBQ event in the State of Louisiana for the 14th year in a row.
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The event also features local bands from around the region playing music on the Northshore Broadcasting stage both Friday night and Saturday. Come and enjoy world class BBQ and listen to local favorites. The Smokin’ Hammond BBQ Challenge is a FREE event. No tickets required. Make sure to visit the Backyard Boogie Contestant area for some delicious treats – Tip-2-Taste! All donations from Tip-2-Taste benefit local charities, including Special Olympics Louisiana!

The Hammond Smokin’ BBQ Challenge is an event where BBQ lovers and the community can come together as one to have a ton of fun in experiencing great people, great food, and great music. We hope to see you there!