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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • Burbank Tennis Center becomes a retreat for special needs athletes

    Burbank Tennis Center becomes a retreat for special needs athletes
    BURBANK — The Jensen-Schmidt Tennis Academy for Special Needs Individuals has almost become synonyms with the Burbank Tennis Center.
  • Letter: Support hosting the Special Olympics

    At the City Council meeting on May 6, Burbank City Council will discuss and determine if Burbank will act as a Host Town for the Special Olympics in July 2015. Among the important considerations for city leadership will be the cost of hosting, as well...

    On the Town: Civitan Club celebrates St. Patrick's Day

    On the Town: Civitan Club celebrates St. Patrick's Day
    Members of the Burbank Civitan Club once again rolled out the green carpet to members, guests and local dignitaries as they staged their annual St. Patrick's Day Champagne Brunch at the Burbank Holiday Inn this past Sunday. More than 150 Civitans,...

    Burbank police lend a helping hand

    Burbank police lend a helping hand
    Burbank police raised roughly $2,500 for the Special Olympics on Thursday by waiting on tables and serving food at the annual “Tip-A-Cop” event, officials said. A dozen police officers, cadets and explorers in uniform collected tips at the...

    Smiles abundant at annual special needs tennis event

    Smiles abundant at annual special needs tennis event
    They hopped through obstacle courses, they batted spongy balls with tennis rackets, they kicked around an oversized exercise ball and they played a variety of games. But through it all, what they did most was smile. For the ninth year, the Burbank...