Special Olympics

Byron Center Special Olympics Athlete Hits Buzzer Beater, Does Flip, Earns Pistons Respect [Video]
Byron Center Special Olympics Athlete Hits Buzzer Beater, Does Flip, Earns Pistons Respect [Video]
Last weekend's most impressive buzzer beater and celebration was in Grand Rapids. 17-year-old Special Olympics athlete Walter Alvesteffer hit a buzzer beater then did a flip to pump up the crowd. Detroit Piston Andre Drummond and former Piston Rick Mahorn have both tweeted about the play and celebration.
Snyder Signs Bills to Create Tax Checkoff for Special Olympics
Snyder Signs Bills to Create Tax Checkoff for Special Olympics
Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation on Tuesday allowing taxpayers to donate through their income tax return to Special Olympics Michigan. House Bills 4632 and Senate Bill 381 create a tax checkoff to benefit Special Olympics. The events are funded entirely through donations and offer children and adults with intellectual disabilities the opportunity for sports, competition and socialization...