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Articles with the Tag: Special Olympics

Charlo Special Olympians excel at competition Charlo Special Olympians excel at competition

News from Charlo Special Olympics   The Charlo Special Olympics team turned in an outstanding performance at last week’s 2019 Spring Area Games.   This year, the games drew nearly 500 participants representing 28 delegations from around the Five Valleys Area. After months of training, ...

Law enforcement torch run benefits Lake County Special Olympics Law enforcement torch run benefits Lake County Special Olympics

POLSON – Local law enforcement officers were out in force Friday in Lake County. Their mission wasn’t to fight crime but to help raise awareness and cash for the Montana Special Olympics.  Beginning at the Polson High School and finishing in Arlee, special Olympians, law enforcement and f...

Club to make baskets for Special Olympics’ auction

News from the Montecahto Club FINLEY POINT – The Montecahto Club will meet at the Finley Point Grill on Wednesday, March 13, at 1 p.m. In addition to their regular agenda, club members will be making wine-and-cheese baskets to donate to the Special Olympics fundraising auction. The club’s...

Ronan’s top cop takes chilly plunge for worthy cause Ronan’s top cop takes chilly plunge for worthy cause

With temperatures hovering around zero degrees on Saturday morning, Ronan Police Chief Ken Weaver took a chilly dip in the icy waters of Spring Creek in the Ronan park for a good cause. Weaver signed up to help raise funds for the annual Special Olympics with the Flathead Rez Polar Plunge, along with othe...

Sports program fosters team spirit Sports program fosters team spirit

PABLO – Saturday’s matchup between co-ed teams from Mission and Ronan featured all the hallmarks of any typical basketball game, including dribbles, rebounds, steals, made baskets and celebrations on both benches, but this was no ordinary high school basketball game. It was the first-ever game pl...

Rohrenbach scholarship recipients announced Rohrenbach scholarship recipients announced

News from Lake County JSEC The Lake County Job Service Employer Committee (JSEC) is excited to announce the winners of the 2018 Ken Rohrenbach Scholarship: Brooklin Hunt and Michael Vergeront.  Brooklin is a senior at St. Ignatius High School. She has completed a Broward Avian & Exotic Anima...

Local athletes compete in Special Olympics snowshoe event Local athletes compete in Special Olympics snowshoe event

POLSON – Athletes from around Mission Valley came to Polson Monday, Feb. 26, for the first inaugural Special Olympics Winter Invitational. Teams from Polson, Ronan, Charlo and Mission met at the snow-covered Polson High School football field to test their snowshoeing prowess. Athletes competed in 25...

Special Olympians celebrated Special Olympians celebrated

RONAN – This past week, athletes from Mission Mountain Enterprises celebrated those who brought home medals in their individual events and the end of the summer olympic season. Athletes from Polson, Ronan, Charlo, Mission and Arlee joined nearly 1,300 athletes from across Montana who participated in th...

Special Olympians celebrate, compete Special Olympians celebrate, compete

FRENCHTOWN - Special Olympians from all over the Mission Valley joined more than 300 athletes from 26 Montana teams in celebration and competition during the 40th Annual Five Valleys Area Spring Games. Valley Olympians participated in the three-day event which started at the Frenchtown High School with th...

Briefs for April 26, 2017

Make a difference in the life of an athlete POLSON — Your Polson Police Department has once again partnered with Pizza Hut to help support the Special Olympics of Montana. Join us at Pizza Hut on May 9 from 5- 9 p.m. Polson Police Officers will wait you on. Twenty percent of all orders taken durin...


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