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2014 Special Olympics Games Competition June 14-21

2014 Special Olympics Games Competition June 14-21
Nearly 3,500 Special Olympics athletes from throughout the United States, including Illinois, will travel to New Jersey to compete before tens of thousands of spectators and volunteers June 14-21, 2014. The Special Olympics USA Games will celebrate the Special Olympics movement, promote the ideals of acceptance and inclusion through sport and showcase athletes from throughout the... Read more »

General Electric Supports the 2014 Special Olympics’ Chicago Spring Games

General Electric Supports the 2014 Special Olympics’ Chicago Spring Games
  General Electric is a giving company. It strives to socially responsive to a number of philanthropic entities. One of their greatly supported causes is the Special Olympics, of which nearly 800 local employees volunteered their time on Friday, May 9 for the 12th Annual GE Community Day at the kickoff of the opening ceremony... Read more »

Should Family Caretakers Have to Join the Union?

Should Family Caretakers Have to Join the Union?
Illinois legislators have a history of getting involved in areas that they need to stay out of. Perhaps, it keeps them from having to make cuts in their own pensions. The latest fiasco is over whether the family caretakers of disabled family members given money for home care through the State should be unionized as... Read more »
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ComEd Helps The Developmentally Disabled

ComEd Helps The Developmentally Disabled
ComEd has expanded its groundbreaking Energy Force program to help individuals with developmental disabilities in educating customers on energy efficiency. Launched last year, it is a one-of-a-kind program and the first utility company in the U.S. designed to specifically help empower individuals with developmental disabilities to reduce their electricity and save money, while educating others... Read more »
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