Without our Sponsors support our program would not be possible. Our sponsors provide financial stability for our organization and we encourage you to learn about each of them by clicking on their name.
To all of our sponsors, we say THANK YOU! It is with your support that we are able to host close to 100 competitions a year for our athletes.
Here are some interesting facts…
76% of corporations said their involvement improved and enhanced their company’s image.
– The World Summer Games
85% of companies surveyed stated their involvement improved employee morale and goodwill.
– Smith & Company- World Games Research
Special Olympics is “The most credible charity in America”.
– Chronicle of Philanthropy
Special Olympics enjoys 95% name recognition.
– Gallop Poll
Among major Non-Profit Organizations, Special Olympics is ranked #1 in effectiveness.
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Meet our Sponsors: These are the companies, organizations, foundations that sponsor our programs through monetary donations. Please click on each one’s name to be directed to their website. If you would like to be a sponsor, please contact us.
Special Olympics Louisiana West Monroe athlete, Joel Murray left today to participate in the AT&T National ProAm Golf Tournament. Joel is one of 4 Special Olympics athletes selected to attend this prestigious event. Joel’s father and long time caddy, Steve Murray is accompanying him.
To get ready for this event, Joel has been practicing every Monday and Wednesday. He has participated in two tournaments recently, including a Father and Son tournament. He has even been nicknamed a “Range Rat” by members of the local golf course, who are all rooting for him! After talking with Joel and his father before they left, Joel said, “I am very excited to play with professionals that I see on TV every weekend.” Joel is excited about the opportunity and hopes he gets to see his favorite golfer, Padre Harrington.
Steve and Joel Murray at the SO National Invitational Tournament
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We are proud to announce that Special Olympics Louisiana athlete, Joel Murray has been selected to participate in the National AT&T Pro-Am golf event. Joel will spend several days, at the end of this month, practicing and golfing with national golf celebrities. Only 4 Special Olympics athletes were chosen for this honor in the entire country!
Joel Murray is an outstanding athlete, he won the Special Olympics National Golf Invitational Tournament with a career-best 73 in his final round! This score broke the Special Olympics 18-hole scoring record. In 2009, was selected as the Special Olympics Louisiana Outstanding Male Athlete of the Year. In 2010, place second at the Special Olympics USA National Games and in 2011, place second at the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece. Please join us in congratulating Joel on this tremendous honor!
Today is the last day for the AT&T promotion! Looking to buy a new iPhone or iPad? Be sure to do it today and tell your AT&T Sales Associate you want a portion of you purchase to go to Special Olympics!
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