Happy Friday!

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“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.”

-H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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Tomorrow is Give NOLA Day!

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Tomorrow, May 3, from midnight to midnight, Special Olympics Louisiana (SOLA) is participating in Give NOLA Day, which ignites the giving spirit throughout the region. Over 600 nonprofits are competing to raise the most funds in a 24hr time period. SOLA is participating and is very excited about this event.

Can you help?

  1. Each person can make a minimum $10 donation to SOLA anytime TOMORROW, May 3rd. Go to www.GiveNOLA.org and search Special Olympics Louisiana.
  2. Please forward this Give NOLA Day information out through your personal channels (email and social media).
  3. Like and follow Special Olympics Louisiana on social media and help by sharing, linking, commenting, retweeting, etc. TOMORROW.

Thank you for your help and support of children and adults with intellectual disabilities across Louisiana.

Special FOAM

5K Foam Fest 2014 FlyerFoam Fest is this weekend and the foam will be extra special! Don’t forget it is not too late to sign up…visit 5KFoamFest.com today to register. Only 3 days left! Remember, if you enter the code OLYMPICS, you will receive $30 off your registration!

Follow them on Facebook to check out the awesome photos and obstacles! Watch the video below to see this year’s obstacles.

Local representative goes to Korea

Ninoska Guggenheim, with Kenner Police Department, is the Louisiana representative at the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games. She is taking part in the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Final Leg and will be running all over Korea spreading our message! Check out the LETR Final Leg site

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Law Enforcement officials and Special Olympics athletes, unified together as a part of the Final Leg Team, will serve as true Guardians of the Flame™ and promote the powerful messages of inclusion, acceptance, and ability every step of our Final Leg journey to promote the 2013 Winter World Games. The 2013 Korea Final Leg Torch Run will be held from 21 January to 29 January 2013 culminating with the arrival of the Flame of Hope™ by the Guardians of the Flame, the Final Leg team in  Pyeongchang, Korea for the Opening Ceremonies of the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games.

HaPpY WORLD SMILE dAy :)

Happy World Smile Day! Celebrate by watching a short video that’s sure to make you smile! Please share it with all your friends and family because each time the video is viewed today, a donation will be made to Special Olympics!

Wall of Honor

Special Olympics Louisiana is offering its supporters a chance to honor those individuals who have made a significant impact in our program. The size of the “Wall of Honor” at our state headquarters is going to be enlarged. This is an opportunity to have your name or the name of a loved one permanently displayed. We have three different medal types available: Gold, Silver and Bronze. If interested, check out the order form below.

Special Olympics Louisiana Wall of Honor