A Lot of Heart…a Lot of Drive in Special Olympians

BEATRICE – Beatrice held the 4th annual Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run yesterday evening, giving the athletes a special send-off to the Nebraska State Summer Games this weekend for Swimming and Track and Field events in Omaha.

Toni Reiman is the Beatrice Special Olympics Head of Delegation, and says the torch run is an uplifting event for the athletes…

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Reiman says the number of local Special Olympians continues to grow every year…

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Chelsea Denton is one of the local Special Olympic athletes competing this weekend, and says she enjoys spending time with her teammates…

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Julie Fischer of Julie’s Hot Dogs was at the annual event to help raise funds, and believes that supporting the Special Olympics athletes is very important…

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Traubel’s Popcorn Stand also helped with fundraising efforts during the Torch Run yesterday.


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