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Special Olympics Preps

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Pennington, New Jersey (MY9NJ) - The Special Olympics will take place in the Garden State starting June 14, 2014 and local businesses are donating their time and skills to create a very special day for all the athletes and patrons.

Amelia Courtney is one of the co-owners of “Pretty in Paint LLC” her and her artists are working hard on personal artwork for each of the 16 Special Olympic events.

“Pretty in Paint, most of our business is based around fundraising so one of the other local businesses asked us if we would like to be involved in the Special Olympics and of course it was close to our hearts so we were excited and jumped on board,” she explained.

Alison Jamieson with Carroll Industries and “Once Upon A Time Party LLC” is also donating time, labor and materials to make the special Olympics event in New Jersey one to remember.

“We wanted to make it look really Olympic and not just something when they walked into it they would be wowed and overwhelmed and not just walk into a drab, beige stage,” she explained.

Next week there will be over 900 athletes coming in from across the country to take place in this truly special event.


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