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Porter County Sheriff's Department collecting tips for Special Olympics

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Sheriff's Department is taking part in a Tip A Cop event on Saturday at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, 3004 John Howell Drive.

October 16, 2014 5:40 pm

Vendors sought for Harvest Fest at Lake County Fairgrounds

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Fairgrounds/Special Olympics Covered Bridge Harvest Fest is accepting vendor applications through Sept. 19 for the eighth annual event being held Sept. 26 to 28 at the fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St. Contact organizers at (219) 661-3071, (219) 663-0627 or lcfgso@y…

August 25, 2014 12:00 am
Local athletes bring home medals from national competition

Local athletes bring home medals from national competition

GRIFFITH | Erin Gunnink didn't come home from the Special Olympics USA Games empty-handed. 

June 21, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Local athletes bring home medals from national competition

Local athletes bring home medals from national competition

Erin Gunnink, shot put gold medalist, and Brent Bowgren, first athlete to become a national coach, arrive in Indiana after the 2014 Special Olympics.

June 21, 2014 7:04 pm
Local athletes bring home medals from national competition

Local athletes bring home medals from national competition

The local Special Olympics USA Games team poses for a photo. Pictured from right to left, row one, are Lorrie Woycik, Erin Gunnink, Robert Kerley, and Garnett Kirk; row two: Tim Hiller, Andy Petrovich, Kathy Petrovich, Rob Griffith, Chris Ellingsen; and row three: Andrew Walstra, Brent Bowgr…

June 21, 2014 7:04 pm
Cops share street with athletes for Special Olympics Torch Run

Cops share street with athletes for Special Olympics Torch Run

LANSING | Stephen Schwemlein buried his face in his mother's shoulder Tuesday morning as they waited to receive the Special Olympics torch.

June 10, 2014 11:40 am Photos

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Crown Point High School Bulldogs participate in Special Olympics basketball game

Crown Point High School Bulldogs participate in Special Olympics basketball game

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point High School Bulldogs Special Olympians participated in a basketball game hosted by Lowell High School on March 6. Several Crown Point students attended the game to support and cheer the Bulldogs on. It was a great night for the players and spectators.

March 11, 2014 3:46 pm

Portage park officials ponder Elvis offer

PORTAGE | For the last 21 years, Elvis Presley fans have gathered in Portage during October to celebrate the King's legacy and raise money for local Special Olympians.

December 16, 2013 9:00 pm
Thornwood Special Olympics athletes show pride and prowess

Thornwood Special Olympics athletes show pride and prowess

SOUTH HOLLAND | It's not the size of the Thunderbird but the amount of "Thunder" within the "bird."

December 13, 2013 5:00 pm
Elvis Fantasy Fest supports Special Olympics

Elvis Fantasy Fest supports Special Olympics

Jeff Conrad, of Rolling Meadows, Ill., checks his look in a mirror as he prepares for his opening night performance Friday at the 21st annual Elvis Fantasy Fest in Portage. The event, which also raises funds for Porter County Special Olympics, is scheduled to run through Sunday.

October 11, 2013 6:46 pm
21st annual Elvis FANtasy Fest and Special Olympics fundraiser at Woodland Park Community Building in Potage Friday Oct. 11, 2013.

21st annual Elvis FANtasy Fest and Special Olympics fundraiser at Woodland Park Community Building in Potage Friday Oct. 11, 2013.

Diana Cavitt pins a tapesty featuring Elvis to the wall at the Woodland Park community building in Portage last year for the annual Elvis Fantasty Fest. This year's event is Oct. 10-12.

October 11, 2013 6:45 pm
Elvis Fantasy Fest supports Special Olympics

Elvis Fantasy Fest supports Special Olympics

Giant portraits of Elvis decorate the community building at Woodland Park as fans gather before the start of performances Friday at the 21st annual Elvis Fantasy Fest in Portage. The event, which also raises funds for Porter County Special Olympics, is scheduled to run through Sunday.

October 11, 2013 6:44 pm

Tip-a-cop event Saturday in Valparaiso

VALPARAISO | Diners at Red Robin in Valparaiso will get the chance to support Special Olympics this weekend.

October 08, 2013 10:47 am
Zombie Bridge Run/Walk Sept. 28 to benefit Special Olympics

Zombie Bridge Run/Walk Sept. 28 to benefit Special Olympics

CROWN POINT | The Get Out Get Active Summer Fitness series is hosting a Zombie Bridge Run 5K/Walk and Safe Zone Challenge Sept. 28.

September 17, 2013 4:45 pm

Plans for Special Olympics training center moving forward

CROWN POINT | Plans for a Special Olympics training center in Crown Point are back on track after being approved by state fire officials, project organizers said.

July 20, 2013 5:15 pm
Livin' It Up! at Sunset Hill Park

Livin' It Up! at Sunset Hill Park

Dale Van Cleef Sr. and his son Dale Jr. admire a 1969 Chevy Nova at Livin' It Up! on Saturday at Sunset Hill Park in Valparaiso.

June 29, 2013 4:10 pm
Livin' It Up! at Sunset Hill Park

Livin' It Up! at Sunset Hill Park

Dale Lindstrom of Portage, left, gets information about Calumet Township resident Bill Kirkland's 1957 Olds Super 88 at Livin' It Up! on Saturday at Sunset Hill Park in Valparaiso.

June 29, 2013 4:09 pm
Lansing police take fundraising to new heights

Lansing police take fundraising to new heights

Retired Lansing police Sgt. Scott Musser stands on top of the Dunkin' Donuts store in Lansing on Friday in a promotion to raise funds for Special Olympics Illinois.

June 01, 2013 12:00 am
Lansing police take fundraising to new heights

Lansing police take fundraising to new heights

Lansing police Sgt. Gabe Barajas points to the offer given to Lynwood resident Mike Kenney for his donation Friday morning to the Special Olympics Illinois at Dunkin' Donuts in Lansing.

June 01, 2013 12:00 am
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