Special Olympics

FILE - Officer Korey Cleland, with Alberta Correctional Services, speaks to people wandering by the scaffolding at the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Alberta event in front of Walmart at Parkland Mall in August 2018. (Photo by Advocate staff)

Special Olympics Alberta event coming to Red Deer

Law enforcement partners with Walmart for Free Our Finest

 

County of Wetaskiwin Peace Officers Dan Rabel (left), Nick Sahl (centre) and Associated Ambulance Paramedic Shawn Moffitt (right) at the 2019 Free our Finest event. They are all part of the Wetaskiwin Free our Finest team participating in the Polar Plunge this year. Submitted/ Nick Sahl.

Wetaskiwin area first responders team up to Polar Plunge; fundraising for Special Olympics Alberta

This is the 10th Anniversary of the Polar Plunge and will be done virtually by the teams.

 

Joel Johnston held a selfie stick when he did the Polar Plunge, in support of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Alberta, at the Bower-Kin Community Centre in Red Deer on March 9, 2019. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Polar Plunge for Special Olympics goes virtual

Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Alberta

 

Volunteers take icy plunge to raise money for Special Olympics

Volunteers take icy plunge to raise money for Special Olympics

More than 50 signed up to jump into icy pool in Red Deer on Saturday

  • Feb 29, 2020
Volunteers take icy plunge to raise money for Special Olympics
Olympic bronze medalist Mellisa Hollingsworth talked about her Olympic experience at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver at the 12th annual Special Olympics Celebrity Breakfast. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

UPDATED: Red Deer celebrates its Special Olympians

12th annual Special Olympics Celebrity Breakfast

Olympic bronze medalist Mellisa Hollingsworth talked about her Olympic experience at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver at the 12th annual Special Olympics Celebrity Breakfast. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Red Deer Polar Plunge set for Saturday

Red Deer Polar Plunge set for Saturday

Inaugural event raises funds for Special Olympics Alberta

Red Deer Polar Plunge set for Saturday
Special Olympics torch run in Red Deer on Sunday

Special Olympics torch run in Red Deer on Sunday

Local law enforcement officers part of global connection

Special Olympics torch run in Red Deer on Sunday
Red Deer athlete Tammy Cunnington headlines this year’s Red Deer Special Olympics Celebrity Breakfast. (Advocate file photo)

Tammy Cunnington headlines Red Deer Special Olympics Celebrity Breakfast

Paralympian swimmer and local athlete Tammy Cunnington headlines the 11th Special Olympics…

Red Deer athlete Tammy Cunnington headlines this year’s Red Deer Special Olympics Celebrity Breakfast. (Advocate file photo)