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100-truck convoy taking over Wisconsin highway next week for Special Olympics

Dozens of law enforcement officials will be escorting more than 100 trucks along Highway 41 from Richfield, Wis., to Oshkosh, Wis., on Sept. 20 to raise money for the Special Olympics in Wisconsin and as a close to National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.

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One child’s dream come true, in a truck

If you've never participated in one of the Make-a-Wish convoys -- which pair children with trucks to make dreams come true and support the work of various Make-a Wish Foundation chapters around the nation -- take a look at the smile on the face of Nicholas Cropper here, pictured in the passenger seat of owner-operator Henry Albert's Freightliner Cascadia. Also, get over to Albert's blog, where just post-Mother's Day, he wrote about his participation in this ...

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Convoy set for Special Olympics

The World’s Largest Truck Convoy 2011, a 22-mile benefit for Special Olympics Illinois, will be held in Tinley Park, Ill., on Saturday, Oct. 1. The procession will start and end at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, and registration will be available from 8 to 9:30 a.m. The convoy will roll at 10 a.m. and will end at about 10:45 a.m. Companies can bid for the lead truck spot by emailing mjohnson@soill.org or calling 1-800-394-0562. For more information, visit Special ...

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World’s largest truck convoy

This one-day celebration through several states helps raise funds for the Special Olympics. Call (202) 824-0268 or visit http://www.specialolympics.org/.

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