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New Providence PAL “Gang Green” in Snow Bowl to Support NJ Special Olympics

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Pictured above : Jeff Nook, Marc Peritore, Jack McKnight, Dom Callandriello, Kevin Garrity, John Fusco, Mark Botvinis, Casey Rust, Trevor Fusaro, Mark Vieira, Mike Suske Credits: Jeff Nook
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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence PAL “Gang Green” played in the 2016 Snow Bowl, a 6 v 6 Flag Football Tournament to help raise money to benefit Special Olympics of NJ.  This is the 6th year “Gang Green’ has participated. Gang Green has raised over $25,000 since 2011.

The tournament is generously hosted by the New York Giants and Wyndham Worldwide. All proceeds collected by the flag football teams benefit Special Olympics New Jersey athletes and help foster the Special Olympics mission: To provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Since its inception nine years ago, Snow Bowl has raised more than $1,879,000 for Special Olympics New Jersey.  The success of this event directly helps more than 25,000 athletes train and compete free-of-charge, year-round, in 24 Olympic-type sports.

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