NBA and Special Olympics Team Up

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Special Olympics announced yesterday the NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Sports Basketball Game, which will take place as part of 2013 NBA All-StarSteven Tookes in Houston.  With support from The Coca-Cola Company, the game will tip off on Center Court at NBA All-Star Jam Session on Sunday, Feb. 17, at 2:00 PM CST, prior to the 62nd NBA All-Star Game that evening. This year’s Unified Sports Basketball Game will feature 12 Special Olympics athletes, including Special Olympics Louisiana athlete Steven Tookes, playing alongside NBA Legends. Read the full release

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Closing out the year

Well, 2012 has been great!  We have had numerous competitions and fundraisers and have had a whole lot of fun!  We are ready to make 2013 just as successful as 2012.

Our office will close as of 4:30pm CST today, December 21, 2012 and we will reopen on January 2, 2013.

But do not fear, our blogs will continue through the Holidays!  So be sure to continue reading.

We’ll see you in 2013!

-The Special Olympics Louisiana Blog Team