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“Choose to include” is the mission of four Alaska schools receiving national recognition for their efforts to provide inclusive activities that team students with and without disabilities together for competition. Chugiak High School will receive a National Banner Presentation from Special Olympics on Dec. 13 for meeting standards of excellence in the areas of inclusion, advocacy and respect for those with mental disabilities. “Chugiak High School is an example of youth with and without intellectual...

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The following news briefs are aimed at alerting Alaskans to several ways they can make a positive difference for the common good here in Alaska. POLAR PLUNGE TO BENEFIT SPECIAL OLYMPICS The 11th Annual Special Olympics Alaska Polar Plunge is expected to draw thousands of people to Anchorage’s Goose Lake on Saturday, Dec. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There participants will plunge into icy water to support sports training and competition for Special...

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Special Olympics Alaska honored its outstanding athletes, coaches, volunteers and sponsors this week during a packed and sometimes emotional ceremony at the group’s training headquarters in Anchorage. More than 200 participants and supporters of Special Olympics turned out for the Sept. 18 event to celebrate athletes, as well as the volunteers and supporters who have dedicated countless hours and resources to assist thousands of fellow Alaskans, both children and adults, with intellectual disabilities. Surrounded by...

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Special Olympics Alaska will honor its champions with the Third Annual Breakfast with Champions to this Wednesday, Sept 18, from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Special Olympics Alaska Jim Balamaci Training Center. Breakfast with Champions will be a motivational morning that brings together community leaders, corporate executives, Special Olympics athletes, families, volunteers and supporters to honor those who have helped lead the Special Olympics Alaska movement. “These recipients really embrace what it means to be a...