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Our athletes are making headlines! Read below for stories of empowerment, inclusion, hope and respect within Special Olympics Tennessee and the wider Special Olympics global community.

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Over 600 athletes from across Tennessee set to participate this weekend in Nashville
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Last weekend, Team Tennessee participated in a 2-day training camp in preparation for their June trip to Orlando for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games!
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138 Athletes, Unified Partners and Coaches heading to Orlando for 2022 USA Games.
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Vaccines offered at organization’s Middle Tennessee Regional Summer Games
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Tennessee Family Health Forum Coming Up
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Athletes and Unified partner represent Tennessee in virtual meetings with members of Congress
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In The News

News Stories Featuring Special Olympics Tennessee

July 2022

WKRN News2 - July 31, 2022
Joe Casey, retired Metro Nashville police chief, dies at 96

WWE Community - July 28, 2022
WWE and Special Olympics Tennessee host SummerSlam Unified Basketball Tournament: photos

The Cheatham County Exchange - July 16, 2022
Cheatham County School Board honors Special Olympics participants

Weakley County Neighbors Magazine - July 10, 2022
2022 Special Olympics USA Games

Nashville Business Journal - July 7, 2022
Community Spotlight: Special Olympics is a movement built on inclusion, where every person is accepted and welcomed.

March 2022

The Chattanoogan - March 30, 2022
Area 4 Special Olympics Sets Annual Bocce Tournament

WATE / 6 On Your Side - March 23, 2022
Support Special Olympics by eating a sub from Jersey Mike's

WATE / 6 On Your Side - March 10, 2022
Ice Bears donating $2500 to Special Olympic athlete

February 2022

WJHL / News Channel 11 - February 20, 2022
‘Polar Plunge’ raises funds for Special Olympics Tennessee

ClarksvilleNow.com - February 6, 2022
Close to $19,000 raised in Special Olympics Tennessee Polar Plunge