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Four local high schools earn Special Olympics honor (access required)

Nine New York high schools have been named as National Banner Unified Champion Schools by Special Olympics New York, including four in the Greater Rochester region. Churchville-Chili, Irondequoit, Newark and Victor central school districts received the recognition for their leadership ...

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First Festival of Inclusion planned for March 1 (access required)

The Golisano Training Center at Nazareth College of Rochester will host the inaugural Festival of Inclusion, an event sponsored by the Golisano Foundation, Special Olympics New York and Best Buddies International. The March 1 event will feature free fun and ...

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Special Olympics Games in Rochester seeks volunteers (access required)

Roughly 1,000 athletes and coaches will descend on Rochester next month as it plays host to the Special Olympics New York State Winter Games. The event will be held Feb. 22 and 23 at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside ...

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Golisano honored for Special Olympics philanthropy (access required)

In the five years since Special Olympics launched its Healthy Communities initiative, Thomas Golisano, the Rochester philanthropist and Paychex Inc. founder, has donated $37 million to the program. On Friday, Golisano was honored for his contributions at a private event ...

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