Last Chance!

Today is that last day to have your URAA registration fee waived! The $10 registration fee is WAIVED for the month of March! Use the promo code MM when registering. Offer expires TODAY, so take advantage of this opportunity now!

From June 13-19, YOU can take part in the Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America, an event that will unify the nation as it delivers the Flame of Hope as it travels through Louisiana to Los Angeles for the Special Olympics World Games!

Click here to register.

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Superstars for Hope

WWE announced the launch of Superstars for Hope, a fundraising campaign to benefit Special Olympics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford in hon300_WWE-Superstars-for-Hope-to-Benefit-Special-Olympics02-27-2015or of Connor’s Cure. The announcement was made by WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon, WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan and WWE Superstar John Cena. Fans and supporters can donate now through March 31 at SuperstarsforHope.com and receive unique WWE merchandise, autographs, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences from WWE Superstars, Divas and Legends. “WWE is dedicated to using the power of our brand to give back to the community in as many ways as we can,” said Stephanie McMahon, WWE Chief Brand Officer. “I am proud that this year’s Superstars for Hope campaign will support two worthwhile causes, Special Olympics celebrating acceptance and inclusion, and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford in honor of Connor’s Cure.” Click here to read more and to support.

“I am Happy to Be Me”

I am Happy to Be MeSpecial Olympics Louisiana athlete, Sean Adams recently published a book titled, “I am Happy to Be Me”. In the book Sean talks about what life is like, growing up with Down Syndrome. He hopes that his book will show the world that people with intellectual disabilities can accomplish anything they set their mind to! Sean is a wealth of knowledge, strong Christian, great public speaker and wonderful member of the Special Olympics Louisiana family!

To check out Sean’s book, buy a copy or download it digitally, check out Tate Publishing’s Website.

Encouraging the Best

CEO CornerIt would be interesting to know how you challenge or encourage your spouse, your child, your friends, to become the best person they can be. How do you encourage them to excel? To be better tomorrow than they are today?  Give us your thoughts.

Pat Carpenter Bourgeois
President and CEO of Special Olympics Louisiana