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Special Kids Board Member Talks About Upcoming Event and Why He is Involved
Special Kids Board Member Talks About Upcoming Event and Why He is Involved

Runners and walkers have the opportunity to participate in one of four race distances: 15K, 10K, 5K or 1-Mile Family Fun Run.

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Early Registration Closing Soon for 8th Annual Special Kids Race
Early Registration Closing Soon for 8th Annual Special Kids Race

There are only a few days left before early registration ends and prices increase for the 8th Annual Special Kids Race presented by Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & Surgicenter (MMC) on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at MMC in Murfreesboro.

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Scott Walker is joined by Special Kids Board Member Mack Barrett
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Special Kids' HOPE DRIVE Deadline Approaching
Special Kids' HOPE DRIVE Deadline Approaching

The deadline for Special Kids' year-end $200,000 goal for the HOPE DRIVE is fast approaching.

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Don & Melanie Alexander Help SPECIAL KIDS!
Don & Melanie Alexander Help SPECIAL KIDS!

Don and Melanie Alexander are helping SPECIAL KIDS by pledging to match up to $10,000 in donations received through (today) Saturday.

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Special Kids Banquet Raises Over $124,000
Special Kids Banquet Raises Over $124,000

Over $124,000 was raised for local nonprofit Special Kids in the organization's Banquet held on Thursday, September 27, at Middle Tennessee Christian School in Murfreesboro.

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REMINDER: Special Kids Banquet Thursday Evening
REMINDER: Special Kids Banquet Thursday Evening

The Special Kids Banquet will be held this Thursday night (9/27/18). Entertainment will be provided by Logan Blade, a young man who was diagnosed with autism at age two.

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Special Kids Banquet Nearing in Murfreesboro
Special Kids Banquet Nearing in Murfreesboro

Only a few open seats remain for the Special Kids Banquet on Thursday, September 27, at Middle Tennessee Christian School in Murfreesboro.

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Special Kids Banquet is Filling Up
Special Kids Banquet is Filling Up

The Special Kids Banquet being held on Thursday, September 27, at Middle Tennessee Christian School in Murfreesboro is filling up.

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Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center is pleased to announce its Banquet will be held on Thursday, September 27, at Middle Tennessee Christian School
Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center is pleased to announce its Banquet will be held on Thursday, September 27, at Middle Tennessee Christian School

Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center is pleased to announce its Banquet will be held on Thursday, September 27, at Middle Tennessee Christian School in Murfreesboro.

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Special Kids 20 Year Celebration is this Saturday, August 18
Special Kids 20 Year Celebration is this Saturday, August 18

Local nonprofit Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center is preparing for their 20 Year Celebration taking place this weekend on Saturday, August 18. They recently had a former patient and her mother come back to campus for a tour and sit down to reflect on the past.

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20th Year Celebration for Special Kids in Murfreesboro
20th Year Celebration for Special Kids in Murfreesboro

Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center is pleased to announce their 20 Year Celebration that will be held on Saturday, August 18, from 9:00AM - 2:00PM...

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MTSU Football Hosted Clinic at Camp Ability of Special Kids
MTSU Football Hosted Clinic at Camp Ability of Special Kids

On Wednesday, June 20, Coach Rick Stockstill and the MTSU Football team and staff hosted a football clinic for children and youth with special needs attending Camp Ability of Special Kids.

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19th Annual Special Kids Golf Classic Raises $54,000
19th Annual Special Kids Golf Classic Raises $54,000

$54,000 was raised for local nonprofit Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center in the organization's 19th Annual Golf Classic presented by Nissan North America on Thursday and Friday, May 3 and 4, at Indian Hills Golf Course in Murfreesboro.

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The 7th annual Special Kids Race raised $192,216
The 7th annual Special Kids Race raised $192,216

Special Kids has confirmed that the 7th annual Special Kids Race raised $192,216 to help children with special needs served by Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center!

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7th Annual Special Kids Race is March 17th
7th Annual Special Kids Race is March 17th

The Special Kids race is quickly approaching. On Saturday, March, 17, 2018, at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic, Special Kids is planning for 3,000 participants in the 15K, 5K and one mile family fun run.

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Early Registration Closing Soon for 7th Annual Special Kids Race
Early Registration Closing Soon for 7th Annual Special Kids Race

There are only a few days left before early registration ends and prices increase for the 7th Annual Special Kids Race presented by Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & Surgicenter (MMC) on Saturday, March 17, 2018, at MMC in Murfreesboro.

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Donate a food box to a family with a special needs child in Rutherford County
Donate a food box to a family with a special needs child in Rutherford County

Dominion Financial, a nonprofit in Smyrna that helps residents learn how to manage their finances, has teamed up with Special Kids in Murfreesboro.

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Special Kids annual Double Challenge
Special Kids annual Double Challenge

The annual Double Challenge means that the first $31,000 will be matched, thanks to generous investors, through December 1st!

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Special Kids raises $96,000
Special Kids raises $96,000

$96,000 was raised for local nonprofit Special Kids in the organization's Banquet on Thursday, September 21, at Experience Community Church in Murfreesboro.

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Special Kids Named Chick-fil-A
Special Kids Named Chick-fil-A "True Inspiration Awards" Finalist

Special Kids was nominated for this year's True Inspiration Award by Beau Noblitt, the Owner and Operator of two Chick-fil-A restaurants in Murfreesboro, TN; the city in which Special Kids is located.

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Special Kids Announces Date for Banquet
Special Kids Announces Date for Banquet

Entertainment will be provided by local Middle Tennessee artist, Paige Pitts, to accompany the dinner provided by Demos' Restaurant and Peter D's.

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MTSU Men's Basketball to Host Clinic at Camp Ability of Special Kids
MTSU Men's Basketball to Host Clinic at Camp Ability of Special Kids

Coach Kermit Davis and his MTSU Men's Basketball players will spend time with 80 campers who have special needs next week.

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MTSU Football Host Clinic at Special Kids Camp
MTSU Football Host Clinic at Special Kids Camp

MTSU football coach Rick Stockstill, players and about 80 special needs campers ages six to 25 will participate in a clinic.

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18th Annual Special Kids Golf Classic Raises Over $52,000
18th Annual Special Kids Golf Classic Raises Over $52,000

Over $52,000 was raised for local nonprofit Special Kids in the organization's 18th Annual Golf Classic presented by Nissan North America on Thursday and Friday, May 4 and 5, at Indian Hills Golf Course in Murfreesboro.

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Special Kids Race Raises $215K
Special Kids Race Raises $215K

The Special Kids Race announced today that the 6th annual event raised $215,000 to help children with special needs served by Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center.

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Special Kids Golf Classic
Special Kids Golf Classic

Local nonprofit Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center will hold its 18th Annual Special Kids Golf Classic on Thursday, May 4, and Friday, May 5, at Indian Hills Golf Course in Murfreesboro.

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Special Kids Provides Christmas for 380 in Need
Special Kids Provides Christmas for 380 in Need

Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center held its Cornelius Christmas program last week to provide gifts for 382 individuals in need.

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Special Kids Exceeds November Double Campaign Fundraising Goal
Special Kids Exceeds November Double Campaign Fundraising Goal

Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center recently raised a total of $143,000 through the local nonprofit's November Double Campaign.

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Special Kids Receives Nashville Predators Foundation Grant
Special Kids Receives Nashville Predators Foundation Grant

Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center recently received a 2016 Nashville Predators Foundation Grant of over $1,400 in order to commence their "Play with a Purpose" program.

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19 DAYS OF ACTIVISM: Special Kids Partners through Feeding Therapy for Children with Special Needs
19 DAYS OF ACTIVISM: Special Kids Partners through Feeding Therapy for Children with Special Needs

This specialized therapy serves children with food aversions, swallowing disorders, oral motor deficits, and delayed feeding development that can result in a lack of nutritional nourishment.

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Sponsor a Special Kids Family for Christmas
Sponsor a Special Kids Family for Christmas

Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center is seeking sponsors for its Cornelius Christmas program to provide Christmas gifts for families in need.

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Matthew West Concert Benefits Special Kids
Matthew West Concert Benefits Special Kids

Christian music artist, Matthew West, performed a benefit concert at New Vision Baptist Church on September 22 to raise over $122,000 for children with special needs at Special Kids Therapy and Nursing Center in Murfreesboro.

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Christian Artist Matthew West to Perform at New Vision in Murfreesboro
Christian Artist Matthew West to Perform at New Vision in Murfreesboro

Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center will bring renowned Christian music artist, Matthew West, to Murfreesboro on Thursday, September 22, to perform a concert to benefit children with special needs.

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UPDATE: Matthew West to perform at New Vision Baptist Church
UPDATE: Matthew West to perform at New Vision Baptist Church

The Grammy-nominated and Dove Award winning artist will perform a collection of his Christian worship hits to benefit children at Special Kids.

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Matthew West to perform at New Vision Baptist Church Next Month
Matthew West to perform at New Vision Baptist Church Next Month

Local nonprofit Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center will host a family friendly concert featuring renowned Christian music artist, Matthew West, on Thursday, September 22, at New Vision Baptist Church in Murfreesboro.

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Jim N Nicks sponsors Special Kids' Camp Luncheon
Jim N Nicks sponsors Special Kids' Camp Luncheon

"It's always so exciting to see the connection between the kids and our community leaders at the event every year," said Stephanie Folkmann, director of development at Special Kids.

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Matthew West Concert in Murfreesboro for Special Kids
Matthew West Concert in Murfreesboro for Special Kids

Celebrated contemporary Christian music artist, Matthew West, is set to perform in Murfreesboro on Thursday, September 22, at New Vision Baptist Church...

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Christian music artist Matthew West to perform in Murfreesboro for Special Kids fundraiser
Christian music artist Matthew West to perform in Murfreesboro for Special Kids fundraiser

Local nonprofit Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center will present an acoustic concert with acclaimed Christian music artist, Matthew West, on Thursday, September 22, at New Vision Baptist Church in Murfreesboro.

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September Brings MATTHEW WEST To Murfreesboro!
September Brings MATTHEW WEST To Murfreesboro!

Local nonprofit Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center will present an acoustic concert with acclaimed Christian music artist, Matthew West, on Thursday, September 22, at New Vision Baptist Church in Murfreesboro.

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Special Kids Receives Double Donation
Special Kids Receives Double Donation

Local nonprofit Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center received $10,000 through matching gift funds with Grange Insurance, Miller Loughry & Beach and Pinnacle Financial Partners.

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17th Annual Special Kids Golf Classic Raises $47,000
17th Annual Special Kids Golf Classic Raises $47,000

Over $47,000 was raised for local nonprofit Special Kids in the organization's 17th Annual Golf Classic presented by Nissan on Thursday and Friday, May 5 and 6, at Indian Hills Golf Course in Murfreesboro.

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Special Kids Golf Classic
Special Kids Golf Classic

Local nonprofit Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center will hold its 17th Annual Special Kids Golf Classic on Thursday, May 6, and Friday, May 7, at Indian Hills Golf Course in Murfreesboro.

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Special Kids Opens Therapeutic Playground
Special Kids Opens Therapeutic Playground

The outdoor playground was designed for use in therapy sessions with purposeful obstacles for children to overcome. The accessible play area was created to be interactive, challenging, and, most importantly, fun for the children.

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Special Kids Race Raises Over $200,000
Special Kids Race Raises Over $200,000

The Special Kids Race announced this week that the 5th annual event raised over $216,000 to help children with special needs served by Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center.

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Special Kids Race is this Saturday
Special Kids Race is this Saturday

One of Murfreesboro's largest races, the event is expecting over 3,000 participants in the 15K, 5K, and 1 Mile race.

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Registration for Special Kids Race is 88% Full
Registration for Special Kids Race is 88% Full

The 5th Annual Special Kids Race announced Tuesday that registration is 88% percent full for the 15K, 5K, and 1 Mile on Saturday, March 19, at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic (MMC).

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Special Kids Race Provides Weight Loss and Exercise Challenge
Special Kids Race Provides Weight Loss and Exercise Challenge

With the new year, many middle Tennesseans have personal goals around weight loss and exercise. Murfreesboro Medical Clinic's (MMC) Weight Loss and Wellness office is partnering with the Special Kids Race to provide a healthy activity and a fun exercise challenge.

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Special Kids Recognizes Honored Investors
Special Kids Recognizes Honored Investors

Local nonprofit Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center recently held its Annual Dick Kleinau Investor Appreciation Dinner on Friday, February 5, at CJ's Fine Dining to recognize its top investors from 2015.

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Murfreesboro Firefighters Running the Special Kids Race for a Special Kid
Murfreesboro Firefighters Running the Special Kids Race for a Special Kid

Murfreesboro Firefighters are gearing up for the Special Kids Race to be held on Saturday, March 19, but they aren't just running for their health...

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Only a few days left to register for the Special Kids Race
Only a few days left to register for the Special Kids Race

The Special Kids Race announced today that only a few days remain until late registration prices increase on January 16 for the charity event held in Murfreesboro.

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Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center helps 356 individuals in need for Christmas
Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center helps 356 individuals in need for Christmas

At Special Kids, the Cornelius Christmas program allows individuals and groups from the community to give back to families who need financial support the most. This year, 92 families were served through the generosity of the local community...

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Special Kids in Murfreesboro were treated to a very neat party
Special Kids in Murfreesboro were treated to a very neat party

CB&S Bank of Murfreesboro organized a very special Christmas party for children with special needs and their families at Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center on Saturday

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Registration OPEN for the 5th Annual Special Kids Race
Registration OPEN for the 5th Annual Special Kids Race

The race is an annual fundraiser for the local nonprofit Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center. Race participants can go the extra mile to help children with special needs by joining impact Special Kids, an online fundraising community that helps supporters turn their creative fundraising ideas into a reality.

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Help kids at Special Kids in Murfreesboro this Christmas
Help kids at Special Kids in Murfreesboro this Christmas

Families caring for children with special needs often face financial burdens and have difficulty affording gifts for the Christmas tree.

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November DOUBLE Campaign is 'Be a Hero for the Kids' at Special Kids
November DOUBLE Campaign is 'Be a Hero for the Kids' at Special Kids

Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center announced that every donation through the end of November will be matched up to total of $30,000, thanks to a handful of anonymous investors.

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Local HCA Employees lend a helping hand to Special Kids in Murfreesboro
Local HCA Employees lend a helping hand to Special Kids in Murfreesboro

Special Kids Therapy and Nursing Center recently received some extra help when 15 HCA employees spent the day volunteering at the local nonprofit.

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Special Kids' recent Friendraiser brings in over $110,000
Special Kids' recent Friendraiser brings in over $110,000

Special Kids' 16th Annual Friendraiser Banquet raised over $110,000 for children with special needs on Thursday, September 24, at World Outreach Church in Murfreesboro.

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MTSU mechatronics students modify Special Kids' cars
MTSU mechatronics students modify Special Kids' cars

It did not take MTSU mechatronics engineering program director Ahad Nasab long to have his students form a special bond with Murfreesboro's Special Kids organization.

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Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center - only a few tickets left for Annual Friendraiser Banquet
Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center - only a few tickets left for Annual Friendraiser Banquet

Guest performers include Ginny Owens, Cindy Morgan, and Andrew Greer to accompany the dinner provided by Demos' Restaurant and Peter D's.

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Missed registration for the Murfreesboro Middle Half Marathon? 21 Tickets are still available...
Missed registration for the Murfreesboro Middle Half Marathon? 21 Tickets are still available...

Local nonprofit Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center announced Monday that it has 21 available charity spots for sale in the Murfreesboro Half Marathon that officially sold out open registration on June 7.

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16th Annual Special Kids Golf Classic Raises $43,000
16th Annual Special Kids Golf Classic Raises $43,000

Over $43,000 was raised for local nonprofit Special Kids in the organization's 16th Annual Golf Classic presented by Nissan on Thursday, May 7, at Indian Hills Golf Course in Murfreesboro.

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Play in the 16th Annual Special Kids Golf Classic on Thursday, May 7
Play in the 16th Annual Special Kids Golf Classic on Thursday, May 7

Local nonprofit Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center announced Tuesday that team spots are still available in its 16th Annual Special Kids Golf Classic on Thursday, May 7, at Indian Hills Golf Course in Murfreesboro.

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Special Kids Golf Classic- Special Kids child, Danielle, greets golfer, Arnold Truelove, at the 2014 Special Kids Golf Classic
Special Kids Golf Classic- Special Kids child, Danielle, greets golfer, Arnold Truelove, at the 2014 Special Kids Golf Classic

Local nonprofit Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center will hold its 16th Annual Special Kids Golf Classic presented by Nissan on Thursday, May 7, at Indian Hills Golf Course in Murfreesboro.

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Special Kids Race raises over $120,000
Special Kids Race raises over $120,000

The Special Kids Race announced Tuesday that the 4th annual event raised over $127,000 for the children served by local nonprofit Special Kids.

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Special Kids Race is this Saturday in Murfreesboro
Special Kids Race is this Saturday in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic will hold its 4th Annual Special Kids Race on Saturday, March 21st in the Murfreesboro Gateway beginning at 7:00 a.m. The race allows for 3,000 participants in the 15K, 5K, and One Mile Fun Run.

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SPECIAL KIDS Honors Contributors
SPECIAL KIDS Honors Contributors

Last week Special Kids held its Annual Dick Kleinau Investor Appreciation Reception to honor the local non-profit's major investors in 2014. The event was held at the new Special Kids Kleinau Nursing Center.

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Big Congrats to Special Kids in Murfreesboro
Big Congrats to Special Kids in Murfreesboro

The Kleinau Nursing Center is named in memory of Special Kids' co-founder, the late Dick Klienau, and in honor of his wife, Angie Kleinau.

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Special Kids Race is Nearing
Special Kids Race is Nearing

Today, the Special Kids Race is one of the largest races in Murfreesboro, with 3,000 participants expected in this year's 15K, 5K and One Mile distances.

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Special Kids to get a big boost this month from anonymous investor

Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center announced Thursday that an anonymous investor has pledged to match every donation from individuals in the month of November up to a total of $20,000.

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Can you help a Special Kid for Christmas?
Can you help a Special Kid for Christmas?

Local nonprofit Special Kids Therapy & Nursing Center is in need of sponsors to donate necessities for families in need this holiday season as part of its annual Cornelius Christmas program.

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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Making Strides With Special Kids
ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Making Strides With Special Kids

Special Kids was started over 16 years ago and has grown a lot throughout the years. They serve children with special needs from the birth to 21 years of age.

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Self Defense event to benefit Special Kids in Murfreesboro

A Self-Defense Seminar and Fundraiser hosted by Science of Self-Defense to benefit Special Kids, Inc.

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Registration to Open for 4th Annual Special Kids Race
Registration to Open for 4th Annual Special Kids Race

Registration will open Saturday for the 4th Annual Special Kids Race presented by Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & Surgicenter (MMC) to be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at MMC in Murfreesboro.

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Special Kids moves into NEW HOME
Special Kids moves into NEW HOME

Special Kids is now open in their brand new therapy center located at 2208 E. Main Street in Murfreesboro.

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GREAT NEWS: Special Kids Raised OVER $128,000 at Banquet
GREAT NEWS: Special Kids Raised OVER $128,000 at Banquet

Special Kids Therapy and Nursing Center raised over $128,000 at its largest Annual Friendraiser Banquet on Thursday, September 4, at World Outreach Church in Murfreesboro.

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Special Kids Organization Growing - With photos
Special Kids Organization Growing - With photos

A special event for Special Kids. The organization held their 15th annual "Friendraiser Banquet" Thursday at World Outreach Church.

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Good News: Special Kids Banquet is Sold Out
Good News: Special Kids Banquet is Sold Out

Local nonprofit Special Kids announced Thursday that its Annual Friendraiser Banquet is a sold out event with over 500 guests expected...

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UPDATE: Special Kids Friendraiser Banquet
UPDATE: Special Kids Friendraiser Banquet

Local nonprofit Special Kids prepares for one of the organization's largest fundraisers of the year the Special Kids Annual Friendraiser Banquet on September 4.

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Finish Line Youth Foundation Grants $3K to Special Kids
Finish Line Youth Foundation Grants $3K to Special Kids

Special Kids is a Christian therapy and nursing center for children with special needs.

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Awesomeness: Special Kids Camp Ability was a great success
Awesomeness: Special Kids Camp Ability was a great success

Local nonprofit Special Kids recently hosted 60 guests at its Annual Camp Ability of Special Kids Luncheon on Wednesday, July 23, at North Boulevard Church of Christ in Murfreesboro.

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MTSU Men's Basketball Team to help Special Needs Children with basketball
MTSU Men's Basketball Team to help Special Needs Children with basketball

Coach Kermit Davis and members of the MTSU Men’s Basketball Team will facilitate a basketball clinic for children with special needs at Special Kids’ Camp Ability this Wednesday, July 30, from 1-2:30 p.m.

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Awesome: Well known blind pianist to play at Special Kids Banquet
Awesome: Well known blind pianist to play at Special Kids Banquet

This year’s feature child for the banquet, three-year-old Christian Buchanan of Woodbury. Christian is a music prodigy in his own right. Buchanan is a Special Kids’ patient that has become famous...

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Too Cool: NFL Players visit Special Kids in Murfreesboro
Too Cool: NFL Players visit Special Kids in Murfreesboro

Children at Special Kids had a ball on Monday, July 9, when two former MTSU players and new NFL recruits Sammie Seamster and Jimmie Staten joined in the Bible study and music time at the nursing facility.

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Special Kids and Jim 'N Nicks TEAM UP!
Special Kids and Jim 'N Nicks TEAM UP!

Jim ‘N Nicks Bar-B-Q is partnering with local nonprofit Special Kids to provide a free lunch for community supporters at Camp Ability of Special Kids on Wednesday, July 23.

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Did you miss the opportunity to register for the Middle Half? Now is your chance!
Did you miss the opportunity to register for the Middle Half? Now is your chance!

Local nonprofit Special Kids has 10 charity spots for sale in the Murfreesboro Half Marathon that officially closed its regular registration on Sunday.

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SPECIAL KIDS Raises $37K+ With Golf Tournament

Local nonprofit Special Kids announced Thursday that it raised over $37,000 through the 15th Annual Special Kids Golf Classic held on May 8 at Indian Hills Golf Course in Murfreesboro.

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Special Kids Teams Up With the Murfreesboro Half Marathon
Special Kids Teams Up With the Murfreesboro Half Marathon

The Murfreesboro Half Marathon is teaming up with local nonprofit Special Kids to offer 45 pre-registration spots in the annual running event on October 11.

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The Special Kids Golf Tournament is back!
The Special Kids Golf Tournament is back!

Local nonprofit Special Kids will celebrate its 15th year of hosting the Special Kids Golf Classic on Thursday, May 8, at Indian Hills Golf Course in Murfreesboro.

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Special Kids' Race Helping To Double Service To Children
Special Kids' Race Helping To Double Service To Children

Special Kids had a breakfast Friday morning at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic to honor those who worked to make the third annual race on March 22nd a huge success.

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Water & Sewer Sets Sights on High-Tech Enhancements in 2015

The Murfreesboro Water & Sewer Board provided a glimpse into the future of residential billing and leak detection, which they hope to have operational by next year...

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Still time to register for the annual Special Kids Race in Murfreesboro
Still time to register for the annual Special Kids Race in Murfreesboro

The 3rd Annual Special Kids Race announced Friday that spots are still available for the 15K, 5K, and 1 Mile event next Saturday, March 22, at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic.

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Special Kids Race is nearing friends, sign up quickly
Special Kids Race is nearing friends, sign up quickly

As warmer weather sweeps through middle Tennessee, local runners and walkers are hitting the pavement for a special cause. Only days after the start of spring, the third Annual Special Kids...

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15th Annual Special Kids Golf Classic
15th Annual Special Kids Golf Classic

Local nonprofit Special Kids is proud to announce Nissan North America as its presenting sponsor for the 15th Annual Special Kids Golf Classic on Thursday, May 8, at Indian Hills Golf Course in Murfreesboro.

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Can't Run? The Special Kids Race Need's "Cheer Groups" on Race Day - Sign Up Now

The annual Special Kids Race is right around the corner and residents are excited! You can still register for the 15k, 5k or one mile run at SpecialKidsRace.org

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Baptist Healing Trust Confirms $32,000 Grant for Special Kids
Local nonprofit Special Kids recently received a grant from The Baptist Healing Trust (BHT), which awarded funds totaling over $2 million in its most recent grant cycles. 
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Special Kids 2014 RACE - Register Now (Audio)
Special Kids 2014 RACE - Register Now (Audio)
We only have 6 more days to register for the race before late registration begins and fees go up. 
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Co-Founder of Special Kids Wins Top Award
Co-Founder of Special Kids Wins Top Award
“Carrie is a woman who always puts the needs of others first,” said Truelove. “Through her example of humility and servant-hood, our professional staff has impacted the lives of over 2,500 children with special needs.”
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Special Kids Breaks Ground on New Facility
Special Kids Breaks Ground on New Facility
Special Kids broke ground Friday on its new rehabilitation services building near downtown Murfreesboro. The ceremony was held at their new location at 2202 East Main Street. Families and children who have benefited from its services along with the staff, board of directors, and supporters of Special Kids were there. 
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BIG NEWS: Special Kids to Break Ground on a New Building in Murfreesboro on Nov. 15
The new facility is funded through a land donation of $100,000 from long-time supporters of the nonprofit, Cam and Celeste Bivens, and a nearly $1.5 million grant from the Christy Houston Foundation.
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HCA Volunteers to Help Special Kids
HCA Volunteers to Help Special Kids

As a part of the Caring for the Community campaign, employees from the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) headquarters in Nashville took a day out of the work week to volunteer with local nonprofit Special Kids on Thursday.

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Special Kids Receives $1,000 Donation
Special Kids Receives $1,000 Donation

US Bank made a visit to Special Kids Tuesday to present the local nonprofit with a $1,000 grant to continue their partnership starting in 2008.

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UPDATE: Special Kids Friendraiser Banquet Announces How Much Was Raised at  Sept. 5 Event
UPDATE: Special Kids Friendraiser Banquet Announces How Much Was Raised at Sept. 5 Event
Special Kids 15 Year Anniversary Celebration, presented by Demos’ Restaurant and Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & Surgicenter (MMC), raised over $100,000 for children with special needs receiving services at Special Kids.
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UPDATE: Special Kids Receives Nearly $1.5 Million Grant to Build!!!
UPDATE: Special Kids Receives Nearly $1.5 Million Grant to Build!!!
The Christy Houston foundation’s grant will provide funding for the building project on 2 acres of property located on the corner of East Main Street and Arnette Street in Murfreesboro. 
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Sam's Club Gives Special Kids $2,500 Check During
Sam's Club Gives Special Kids $2,500 Check During "LIVE" WGNS Remote Broadcast Saturday
Special Kids in Murfreesboro received a $2,500 check on Saturday. The check was presented during a “LIVE” WGNS remote at Sam’s Club on John Rice Boulevard.
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Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund Paid Special Kids a Special Visit on Tuesday
Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund Paid Special Kids a Special Visit on Tuesday
Special Kids is a Christian nonprofit providing rehabilitation and nursing services to children with special needs.
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"Fenton Payne & Fred 5K" A Huge Success
The  10th annual “Fenton Payne & Fred 5K”, honoring Dr. Fenton Payne Hardison & Dr. Fred R. Lovelace was a huge success. It was 72-degrees when the pistol fired at 7:00 o'clock and started the race on Saturday morning, (8/10/2013).  Open story for race results.
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Former Facts of Life Star to Speak at Special Kids Banquet This Year
Former Facts of Life Star to Speak at Special Kids Banquet This Year
Lisa Whelchel played the role of “Blair” in the 1980s sitcom “The Facts of Life,” but is more recently known for placing second on the reality TV Show “Survivor: Philippines” and her best-selling books for children and adults.
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Special Kids Camp Ability Continues - Visit from the MTSU Basketball Team This Week
The MTSU basketball team will visit local nonprofit Special Kids’ summer day camp, Camp Ability, on Thursday.
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AWESOME: Special Kids Officially Receives Check from State Farm Insurance
AWESOME: Special Kids Officially Receives Check from State Farm Insurance
Local nonprofit Special Kids was presented with a $25,000 check from State Farm on Wednesday, July 24, at the Camp Ability of Special Kids Luncheon held at North Boulevard Church of Christ in Murfreesboro.
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State Farm to Give Special Kids $25,000 on Wednesday
State Farm to Give Special Kids $25,000 on Wednesday
The camp is held for disabled children each year at North Boulevard Church of Christ in Murfreesboro.
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MTSU Football Players to Meet With Children from Special Kids

The MTSU football team will visit local nonprofit Special Kids’ summer day camp, Camp Ability, on Thursday...

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Special Kids to be Presented with $25,000 Check from State Farm Insurance

Local nonprofit Special Kids will be presented with a $25,000 check from State Farm on Wednesday, July 24, at the Camp Ability of Special Kids Luncheon held at North Boulevard Church of Christ in Murfreesboro.

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Special Kids Raises $40,000 in Golf Tournament
Local nonprofit organization Special Kids announces the 14th Annual Special Kids Golf Classic, presented by Nissan, raised over $40,000 for children with special needs receiving services at Special Kids.
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Pinnacle Financial Partners Helps Special Kids in Murfreesboro
Pinnacle Financial Partners recently invested $5,000 in Special Kids and named the local organization one of their top non-profit partners for 2013.
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Special Kids WINS $25,000 GRANT!!!! A Big Thank You to State Farm Insurance!
Local nonprofit Special Kids announced Tuesday that the organization won a $25,000 grant through the State Farm Neighborhood Assist Facebook campaign for the second consecutive year.
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Special Kids Golf Tournament Announced!
Local nonprofit Special Kids announces its 14th Annual Special Kids Golf Classic to be held on Thursday, May 9, at Indian Hills Golf Course in Murfreesboro.

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Special Kids Race is SOLD OUT!
Local nonprofit Special Kids announced Friday that its Special Kids Race is a sold out event for the second consecutive year.
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Special Kids thanks investors
“What a wonderful evening for us to be able to thank and give back to our investors who give us so much,” said Stephanie Folkmann, Special Kids Director of Development.
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Special Kids to Receive $35,000 Grant
Local nonprofit Special Kids recently received a grant from The Baptist Healing Trust, which awarded funds totaling almost $2.1 million to 56 local nonprofit organizations for a variety of healthy related projects, according to President and CEO Cathy Self.
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