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    HKDL to Host Special Olympic Athletes

    TV Week reports that Hong Kong Disneyland will give the Hong Kong athletes competing in the 2007 Special Olympics a welcome home celebration in the park.

    http://www.tvweek.com/news/2007/10/d...p_up_for_s.php

    Stanley Cheung, executive vice president and managing director of the Walt Disney Co., Greater China has commented: “We are delighted to actively support the Special Olympics World Games 2007 through the participation of our Disney VoluntEARS...This is a great opportunity to reach out to the local community, and as a company we are proud to be able to make a difference.”

    Other Disney-sponsored activities to coincide with the Special Olympics in 2007 will include:


    * The screening of the Opening Ceremony on ABC Family


    * A Special Olympics World Games page on ESPN.com


    * Appearances by Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, who, along with Donald Duck, Goofy and Pluto, who will join the athletes and child representatives from the region at the Closing Ceremony of the Games
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    Cool Re: HKDL to Host Special Olympic Athletes

    Nice!

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    Hong Kong Disney on ABC Family

    Tune in to ABC Family on Thursday (October 4th) at 5/4c. They are broadcasting the opening ceremony for the Special Olympics and you may just see some footage taken at Hong Kong Disneyland.

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    Re: Hong Kong Disney on ABC Family

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    Re: Hong Kong Disney on ABC Family

    Quote Originally Posted by MiniBrick View Post
    Yes I saw that after. =) But now you know the time
    I kept referring to it as being in 2008 (I have no idea what year this is anymore), so I can't point fingers at the moment. Especially given that I'm trying to type.

    Perhaps a merge of the threads would be in order?
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    Re: HKDL to Host Special Olympic Athletes

    Hong Kong Disneyland hosted a victory banquet for the Hong Kong delegation to the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games. They did incredibly well, coming home with 154 medals- including an impressive 67 gold, 50 silver and 37 bronze!

    http://news.hkdlsource.com/story/234

    The Victory Banquet for the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games was held in Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel on October 24 (Wednesday). Officiating guests including Chief Executive, Donald Tsang, and his wife, Selina Tsang, along with Secretary for Security, Ambrose Lee, President of Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, Timothy Fok; and Bill Ernest, Managing Director of Hong Kong Disneyland, who joined together to share the joy and happiness of the attending athletes.


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    Re: HKDL to Host Special Olympic Athletes

    What a wonderful homecoming for these kids!!

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