May 21, 2014
Hill Wallack LLP Presents Check to the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games
Princeton, NJ May 21, 2014 --- Hill Wallack LLP recently presented the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games with their $100,000 contribution to this year’s event. The firm is a Bronze Partner of the 2014 USA Games and Presenting Sponsor of Spectator Services.
“Hill Wallack LLP is excited to be a part of this monumental event,” Managing Partner Robert W. Bacso said. “On behalf of all my partners and the entire firm, we are proud to support this wonderful organization and look forward to being a part of something so special.”
In addition to a financial commitment, Hill Wallack LLP is excited about many of its lawyers and staff serving as volunteers for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games with assignments ranging from setup and registration to airport greeters and athlete escorts. As the Presenting Sponsor of Spectator Services, an integral function of the 2014 USA Games, firm employees will also be providing information such as schedules and maps to all event visitors. Spectator Services information stations will be at each of the 10 competition venues.
Hill Wallack employees are eager to participate. Patricia Russo, a longtime employee of the firm said, “I’m volunteering because I feel it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity with Special Olympics taking place in New Jersey.” Another colleague, Mary Gnias, Office Manager of the firm’s Yardley office said, “I'm excited to meet and support the athletes from all over the country competing in this event. It’s an honor to be part of an organization that truly makes a difference.” Partner Denise M. Bowman said, “I volunteer because I want my children to see the value of incorporating volunteerism into their lives.” Hill Wallack Counsel, Jordan S. Friedman was quoted, “Stories of perseverance are important to both me and my family, and I look forward to being on hand for equally important ones that the athletes will be telling on the field and their families and friends will be reveling in.”
Nearly 3,500 athletes will compete in 16 Olympic-style team and individual sports, with the support of 1,000 coaches, and tens of thousands of volunteers, family, friends and spectators. The 2014 USA Games will take place throughout Mercer County, NJ including competitions at Princeton University, Rider University, The College of New Jersey and Mercer County Park, with the Opening Ceremony taking place at Prudential Center in Newark. The 2014 USA Games will be held June 14-21, 2014.
Click here for photo of Marc Edenzon, President and CEO, Special Olympics New Jersey and Thomas J. Varga, Senior Vice President-Sponsorships, 2014 Special Olympics USA Games with Hill Wallack attorneys and staff.
Photo credit: Michael Dill Photography
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About the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games
The 2014 Special Olympics USA Games will be hosted by New Jersey June 14-21, 2014. Nearly 3,500 athletes will compete in 16 Olympic-style team and individual sports, with the support of 1,000 coaches, 10,000 volunteers and 70,000 family, friends and spectators. The 2014 USA Games will celebrate the Special Olympics movement, promote the ideals of acceptance and inclusion through sport and showcase athletes from throughout the U.S. and the abilities of people with intellectual disabilities. The Special Olympics USA Games will also highlight Special Olympics’ work in sport, education, health and communities. Learn more about the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games at www.2014specialolympics.org and follow the Games on Facebook at Facebook.com/SpecialOlympicsUSAGames and Twitter @2014USAGames.