- From Early Trauma to the Boston Marathon: Andrew Peterson’s StoryOn November 4, Washington Township's own Andrew Peterson became the second Special Olympics athlete to qualify for the prestigious Boston Marathon – after four previous tries in the past year.
- Freezin’ for a Reason: Annual Polar Plunge Raises Important Funds for Special Olympics IndianaAs they have each year for nearly two decades, Hoosiers in every corner of the state will come together this winter to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Indiana before taking part in the annual Polar Plunge — a series of exhilarating events where individuals and teams brave the elements by taking an icy dip to demonstrate their commitment to the cause.
- 2017 Spirit of Special Olympics Coach of the YearJuanita Garten Eacret has served as Benton County Coordinator since 1982, and over the course of last 35 years has served as head coach for many sports at one time or another. During her coaching career, Juanita has coached countless athletes in bowling, gymnastics, swimming, track & field, and powerlifting.
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