On July 18th, Eli’s Cheesecake helped celebrate Special Olympics’ 45th birthday. Although the weather was hot, Special Olympics participants still celebrated their achievements at Grant Park in Chicago with a celebratory big Eli’s Cheesecake.

    

   

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke cuts the first piece of the celebration cake in honor of Chicago’s Special Olympics birthday and the athletes enjoyed their slice of Eli’s Cheesecake!

The Special Olympics is one of the world’s most celebrated athletic traditions, with 4 million athletes in 170 countries, which hold more than 53,000 competitions every year.  Read more about the Chicago’s Special Olympics in the Chicago Tribune: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-special-olympics-anniversary-20130719,0,984295.story

To find out more information on Chicago’s Special Olympics, visit their Facebook page or their website:

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