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Texas Roadhouse Guardians of the Flame® Fundraiser to Benefit Special Olympics Wisconsin

PRESS RELEASE: Mt. Pleasant, Wis. – Who says there’s no such thing as a free lunch? That’s exactly what’s happening on Thursday, April 11 when Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) teams up with Texas Roadhouse and local law enforcement for the Guardians of the Flame FREE lunch fundraiser to benefit more than 1,200 local Special Olympics […]

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Jeffrey DaPra Was A Loving Father

Jeffrey C. DaPra, 59, passed away on Sunday following a courageous battle with Pancreatic Cancer. Jeffrey was born in Wakefield, Michigan on July 23, 1958, and was the son of Arthur and Carol (nee: Longhini) DaPra. Jeff graduated from St. Catherine’s High School “Class of 1976”. Following graduation, Jeff relocated to Ironwood, Michigan where he […]

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Obituary: Gwen K. Andresen Enjoyed Participating In Special Olympics

Gwen K. Andresen, 59, passed away Sunday, at Villa at Lincoln Park, Racine.  Gwen was born in Madison, March 25, 1957, daughter of James and Rose Ann (Nee:  Loftus) Andresen. Gwen graduated from Olympia Brown and was employed by Careers from 1978-1991.  She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church.  Gwen’s favorite pastimes included shopping […]

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Sheriff’s Deputy Will Rep State Law Enforcement in Special Olympics Run

Racine County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Brian Zimmerman will represent Wisconsin law enforcement August 2 at the final leg of Guardian of the Flame Torch Run for Special Olympics. The special occasion will take place in California. Sheriff Chris Schmaling said in a written release that being the only officer from Wisconsin is an incredible honor […]

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Special Olympics Fundraiser Nets $5,100

After hundreds of people came in for a free meal at Texas Road House to raise money for Special Olympics on Tuesday, organizers say they raised $5,100. Volunteers from Mt Pleasant, Sturtevant, Caledonia, Town of Waterford and Oak Creek Police Departments, Racine County Sheriff’s Department and Union Grove, South Shore Fire Departments helped serve, clear […]

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