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2020

March 10, 2020, Press Release: Special Olympics PA’s 35th Annual Leprechaun Run Postponed Due to Health Concerns 

March 5, 2020, Press Release: 35th Annual Leprechaun Run Presented by TMNA Services to benefit Special Olympics PA

January 8, 2020, Press Release: Special Olympics PA to Hold Eastern Bowling Sectional in Four Local Bowling Allies on Jan 26th

2019

December 6, 2019, Media Alert: Special Olympics PA to Celebrate its 5th Annual Philadelphia Polar Plunge at Drexel University on December 6th

November 19, 2019, Press Release: Special Olympics PA to Celebrate its 5th Annual Philadelphia Polar Plunge at Drexel University on December 6th

October 29, 2019, Media Alert: Villanova University to Host Special Olympics Pennsylvania’s 31st Annual Fall Festival, Nov 1-3

October 23, 2019, Press Release: Villanova University to Host Special Olympics Pennsylvania’s 31st Annual Fall Festival, Nov 1-3

October 3, 2019, Press Release: DeSales University to Host Annual Special Olympics Pennsylvania Eastern Fall Sectional 

August 29, 2019, Press Release: Fifteen Special Olympics Pennsylvania Athlete Leaders Earn Degrees From Athlete Leadership University

August 29, 2019, Press Release: Philadelphia Athletes, Volunteer Honored by Special Olympics Pennsylvania at Annual Leadership Conference

May 22, 2019, Media Alert: PIAA to Host Special Olympics Interscholastic Unified Track & Field Championship at Shippensburg University May 24 & 25

May 17, 2019, Press Release: Special Olympics PA to Celebrate its 50th Annual Summer Games at Penn State University, June 6-8

April 17, 2019, Press Release: Special Olympics Pennsylvania to Hold Largest Statewide Sectional Kutztown University

March 14, 2019, Press Release: PIAA and Special Olympics PA Unite for the Unified Bocce Championship at Giant Center in Hershey, PA – March 21st

February 4, 2019, Media Alert: Phillies Give Back to Host Bocce at the Ballpark with Special Olympics PA on Wednesday

January 22, 2019, Media Alert: SOPA – Philly 2019 UCS Bocce Championship

January 17, 2019, Media Alert: Special Olympics Pennsylvania’s 2019 Eastern Bowling Sectional has been Cancelled Due to Impending Inclement Weather

January 16, 2019, Press Release: SOPA – Philly to Hold Unified Champion School Bocce Championship

January 4, 2019, Media Alert: Media Alert – 2019 Elementary Middle School Unified Bocce Tournament

2018

December 3, 2018, Media Alert: Celebrating Abraham Lincoln High School

November 26, Press Release: Abraham Lincoln High School Banner Presentation Press Release

November 15, 2018, Media Alert: George Washington High School Receives Honor

November 13, 2018, Press Release: George Washington High School Banner Presentation

May 24, 2018, Media Alert: 6th Annual Unified Soccer Championship Media Alert

May 18, 2018, Press Release: 2018 Unified Soccer Championship Press Release

April 27, 2018, Media Alert: Special Olympics Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia Program Hosts 41st Annual Philadelphia Spring Games

April 23, 2018, Press Release: 2018 Philadelphia Spring Games Press Release

January 5, 2018, Media Alert: Third Annual elementary/middle school IUS bocce championship MA

January 3, 2018, Press Release: Third Annual elementary/middle school IUS bocce championship

2017

May 26, 2017, Media Alert: 5th Annual Unified Soccer Championship Media Alert

May 22, 2017, Press Release: 2017 Unified Soccer Championship Press Release

April 26, 2017, Media Alert: 40th Annual Philadelphia Spring Games Media Alert

April 17, 2017, Press Release: 40th Annual Philadelphia Spring Games Press Release

March 31, 2017, Media Alert: 2017 Unified Bocce Showcase

March 8, 2017, Media Alert: 32nd Annual Leprechaun Run – Saturday, March 11, 2017, Presented by TMNA Services

February 24, 2017, Media Alert: 2017 Philadelphia Bowling Tournament Media Alert

February 23, 2017, Press Release: Special Olympics PA Adds Lucky 7-Mile Race to 32nd Annual Leprechaun Run Presented by TMNA Services