Prayers for Senior Trooper Steven Vincent

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Year round law enforcement officers, including the Louisiana State Police, provide support, friendship, service, and awareness for Special Olympics Louisiana and our athletes. Today, the Louisiana State Police need our support. Senior Trooper Steven Vincent tragically lost his life protecting and serving our community. We are asking our SOLA family to keep his family, friends, and the Louisiana State Police in your thoughts and prayers. Thank you.

The Final Leg

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 Today, on the steps of the California State Capitol, Special Olympics athletes and law enforcement officers from all over the world, and World Games officials were welcomed by Governor Jerry Brown and Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom for the launch of the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Final Leg. The historic Final Leg will visit and hold ceremonies in 127 cities, towns and communities and travel 4,648 miles on three routes throughout the state before lighting the cauldron at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to open the 2015 Special Olympics World Games on July 25.

The Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics is Special Olympics’ largest grass-roots fundraiser and public awareness vehicle in the world. More than 100,000 law enforcement members in all 50 U.S. States, 12 Canadian provinces/territories, and 47 other countries contribute to LETR efforts annually as Guardians of the Flame®, ensuring the delivery of the Special Olympics Flame of Hope to the Opening Ceremonies of local Special Olympics competitions, state/provincial Games, and national/regional Games.

The LETR Final Leg for the 2015 World Games, presented by Bank of America, will take place from July 13-July 25. A team of 124 members – which includes 88 law enforcement officer runners, 10 Special Olympics athletes, and logistics personnel – will serve as Guardians of the Flame as they run the Flame of Hope throughout the state. Law Enforcement Torch Runners from around the world were chosen for their dedication and commitment to the Law Enforcement Torch Run and Special Olympics by their respective Torch Run Programs. Special Olympics athletes were selected to be a part of the Final Leg Team based on nominations received from around the world.

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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March Madness- Register for Free Now!

Great news! If you’ve been procrastinating on signing up for the Unified Relay Across America, then delay no longer! The $10 registration fee is WAIVED for the month of March! Use the promo code MM when registering. Offer expires on March 31, 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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Join the Unified Relay Across America!

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From May 26 to July 10, 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 to Los Angeles for the Special Olympics World Games.

ANYONE can be a torchbearer. Register today as a team or individual and take part in the once in a lifetime event to deliver the Flame of Hope and raise money for Special Olympics. Join a movement that is breaking down the barriers for those intellectual disabilities, celebrating differences and becoming unified in the spirit of respect and inclusion.

Special Olympics is changing the world through sport, creating respectful and inclusive communities every day, everywhere. Funds raised from the Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America will go to Special Olympics to provide sports training, competition opportunities and additional programming that empowers people with intellectual disabilities to become accepted and valued members of their communities. That leads to a more respectful and inclusive society for all. Learn more about Special Olympics and how you can get involved near you. Join SOLA as the Flame of Hope passes through Louisiana on the way to the World Games!

For more information and to register: www.unifiedrelay.org