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31st Annual Higgins Classic Recap

June 21, 2021

The 31st Annual Higgins Classic, presented by BD and Greenberg Traurig, took place on Monday, June 21, 2021. It was a hot, but beautiful day at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club in Bedminster, NJ, with 220 golfers in attendance. The tournament was held on the prestigious River and Meadow courses. While on the course, golfers were…

2021 Summer Sports Finals Recap

June 13, 2021

On the weekend of June 12-13, 2021, over 1,000 athletes, Unified partners, and coaches from across New Jersey competed at one of six locations, or at home virtually, during the Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) 2021 Summer Sports Finals.  Participants competed in seven sports:  bocce, gymnastics, powerlifting, softball, swimming, tennis, and track & field.  Learn more…

2021 Law Enforcement Torch Run Recap

June 11, 2021

On Friday, June 11, 2021, more than 3,000 officers took to the streets of their local communities on one of 26 separate routes to help carry the “Flame of Hope” – a distance of nearly 750 miles throughout the Garden state to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics New Jersey. This year’s event is…

2021 Snow Bowl Recap

June 1, 2021

The 15th annual Snow Bowl to benefit Special Olympics New Jersey took place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ from May 21-23, 2021. The 3-day, 6×6 flag football tournament which is normally played in March, raised over $310,000 for the thousands of Special Olympics New Jersey athletes. The Snow Bowl is a unique fundraising…