Special Olympics

The second annual “Turkey Trot” will be held Thursday morning, before Thanksgiving dinner has begun. The motto for the fundraiser that will benefit special needs athletes in Pierz is “Run now … gobble later.” Participants will receive a T-shirt and for $20 can register from 7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. at Pierz Healy High School [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Pierz Schools Special Olympics program has been named the 2013 Special Olympics Minnesota Outstanding Delegation. While Pierz has only participated in the program for three years, it’s being honored for its focus on creating an inclusive environment for all the athletes plus the surrounding community. “We have lots of fun, [...]

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The Special Olympics Minnesota Pierz Delegation has been selected to receive the 2013 Special Olympics Minnesota Outstanding Delegation Award. The award is given annually to the delegation that best exemplifies the spirit and values of Special Olympics Minnesota. Pierz will be honored at the 2013 Distinguished Service Award Banquet held Saturday, Sept. 21.

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