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Warrior Wednesday: Taking a Look Back

Warrior Wednesday: Taking a Look Back

With the Valor Games Midwest taking place next week (August 20-22), our Warrior Wednesday Series comes to a close this week. Instead of profiling another military veteran, we thought it would be appropriate to take a look back and re-call some of the great stories we heard from our military veterans competing in this year’s

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Intern Perspectives Re-cap: Brian Kost (Marketing and Digital Communications)

Intern Perspectives Re-cap: Brian Kost (Marketing and Digital Communications)

With my summer internship at World Sport Chicago coming to an end, I’ve been able┬áto reflect and take a look back at what I learned since starting this job back in May. Every time you come into a new work environment, there are many questions that need to be answered: What is the work environment

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PlayStreets Chicago in Action!

PlayStreets Chicago in Action!

PlayStreets Chicago has been going strong all summer long. With over 50 events already completed in the South Region, and almost another 25 planned over the next few weeks, the PlayStreets initiative has been a huge success thus far! Every time World Sport Chicago makes it out to an event, we are greeted by an incredible

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Warrior Wednesday: Staff Sergeant Jason Wakefield

Warrior Wednesday: Staff Sergeant Jason Wakefield

Throughout our Warrior Wednesday series, we have learned a great deal about some of the athletes competing in the 2014 Valor Games Midwest. Their stories of courage, dedication, and adversity have been compelling and eye-opening. Each week, we gain a better understanding of the positive impact that adaptive sports and the Valor Games Midwest has

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Intern Perpectives: Evan Gerstein (Corporate Development and Sponsorship)

Intern Perpectives: Evan Gerstein (Corporate Development and Sponsorship)

Working in an office every day has been a learning experience. For someone like me, a go-getter, and a do it yourself kind of person, the transition has not been easy. That being said, I look at my job responsibilities as an opportunity to take initiative when I can and predict what step comes next

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