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Motionball Decadence Gala – Special Olympics Canada

April 15, 2011 by  
Filed under People & Places

Calvin Klein Underwear fashion showParty GoersMatt Dusk, Etherington brothersMiss Universe Canada Elena Semikina and Special Olympian Ryan ColpittsPaul EtheringtonIn commemoration of a decade of support for the Special Olympics Canada Foundation (SOC), Motionball celebrated with its most lavish gala to date – Decadence. This past February, young Toronto Read more

motionball: A Golden Movement

April 15, 2011 by  
Filed under Special Features

motionballWhen three men are throwing back beers in downtown Toronto, you might not expect to hear them discussing ways to enhance Canada’s Special Olympics. If you walked past the Etherington brothers as they gathered at Bier Market in the fall of 2001, you probably wouldn’t have believed your ears – because that is exactly what they deliberated over drinks that evening.

Shortly thereafter, Mark, Sean and Paul Etherington breathed life into a non-profit organization benefitting Special Olympics Canada. Motionball, designed to integrate supporters and the athletes they support in a social setting, was founded in hopes of getting the ball rolling with the next generation of philanthropists.

This year’s Motionball Toronto gala, named Decadence, celebrated a decade of advocacy and raised $250,000 for Read more

Motionball Marathon of Sport Toronto

August 4, 2010 by  
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MotionballRaising funds and awareness to ensure the long-term stability of the Special Olympics in Canada, 350 young professionals and Special Olympic athletes took to the field. Participants were pledged to play a full day of soccer, volleyball, bench ball, football and ultimate frisbee and raised more than motionball’s goal of $100,000 in one day! Presented by SunLife Financial, motionball was a great success with the help of its generous donors, sponsors and participants, including its national presenting sponsor, AIR MILES. Read more

Motionball’s Cloud Nine Gala

April 5, 2010 by  
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PP-Apr01With rampant excitement about the Canadian Olympics, Motionball’s Cloud Nine Gala brought together a beautiful crowd on Feb. 5th, 2010, to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics Canada. Read more