URAA Wrap Up

The Unified Relay Across America has made its way through Louisiana!  Last week, the Relay made its way through our state with major stops in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Lake Charles and a great time was had by all!URAA 9

Thank you to all of the torch runners who raised money and participated in the Relay!  Your support of our athletes was awesome!  Big thank you to our host sites: Tulane University, Town Square, and the Lake Charles Civic Center!  Finally, a huge thanks to our URAA sponsors in Louisiana: Roadrunner Towing and Winn Dixie!

As the unified Relay heads west, we hope our friends in those states will have a great time, just as we did!

Check out some pics from the Southern Route here and view some community celebration pictures here.

URAA Update

The Unified Relay Across America has made its way to Louisiana!  This past Saturday, the Relay traveled into Monroe, LA, before heading into Mississippi.  It will be in Louisiana through Friday and will make stops in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Lake Charles.

We invite you all to the Community Celebrations this week!  Come on out, hear some music and witness the Flame of Hope arriving!

New Orleans  
Date- Tuesday, June 16th
Venue- Tulane University – LBC Quad (on Newcomb Place)
Time- 6pm

Baton Rouge
Date- Wednesday, June 17th
Venue- North Blvd. Town Square (St. Louis Street and North Blvd.)
Time- 5:30pm
Music by- Cliff St. Laurent

Lake Charles
Date- Thursday, June 18th
Venue- Lake Charles Civic Center (Exhibition Room)
Time- 6:30pm
Music by- Alexis Chapa

Celebrate With Us!

Next week, the Unified Relay Across America will be happening throughout Louisiana!  The Relay will make stops for Community Celebrations in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Lake Charles and we want YOU to attend!  All the information for the Celebrations are listed below.  We hope to see you there!SO_UR-AA_Mark_Event_Col

New Orleans  
Date- Tuesday, June 16th
Venue- Tulane University – LBC Quad (on Newcomb Place)
Time- 6pm
Music by- Beatwalker

Baton Rouge
Date- Wednesday, June 17th
Venue- North Blvd. Town Square (St. Louis Street and North Blvd.)
Time- 5:30pm
Music by- Cliff St. Laurent

Lake Charles
Date- Thursday, June 18th
Venue- Lake Charles Civic Center (Exhibition Room)
Time- 6:30pm
Music by- Alexis Chappa

One Week Left to Register

There is only ONE week left to register for the Unified Relay Across America!  On June 4th at 11:59pm registration will close for the Louisiana routes.  We don’t want you to miss out on this once in a lifetime event so be sure to register TODAY!Unified-Relay-1623

If you have already registered, leave us a comment and let us know where you will be doing the Relay.

Unified Relay Across America

Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America, presented by Bank of America, is coming to Louisiana the June!  Will YOU be with us?!  SO_UR-AA_Mark_Event_Col

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 Louisiana. 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.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available!

Click here for more info on the Unified Relay Across America.

Local Officer to Run Half Marathon for SOLA

Officer Becky White from the Mandeville Police Department will run in the Gulf Coast Half Marathon this Sunday for SOLA!  She will compete in this race in FULL police uniform. Officer Beck White

The race will kick off for 7am this Sunday, October 19th at Fontainebleau State Park in Mandeville, LA and we encourage all of you to go out and support Officer White.  Be sure to stop by the Special Olympics Louisiana booth inside Fontainebleau!

We want to thank Officer White for raising money for our athletes and bringing awareness to our organization!

Read more about the race and Officer White here.

Foam Fest Is NEXT Saturday

Foam Fest will take place next Saturday, March 29 in Denham Springs, LA and we are once again a beneficiary of the foamy event!  This 5k race features many obstacles that will get you full of foam.  2014 5K Foam Fest

You can register for the event here and check out some more info.  Also, if you use the code, OLYMPICS, you will get $30 off of your registration fee and Special Olympics will get $5!  Pretty cool, isn’t it?!

Hope to see you in the foam!

Foam Fest?!

That’s right!  We are proud to be the charity of choice for Foam Fest.  This fundraising event will take place on March 23, 2013 in Denham Springs, LA at Tiki Tubing.

We are looking fro people to participate and Volunteer!  Check out some info here.

Click here to Volunteer.

Click here to participate.