iWave Inducted into Special Olympics Hall of Fame

Special Olympics Festival Gala, June 23, 2015 – iWave Information Systems was Special Olympics logohonored to be inducted into the Special Olympics Hall of Fame at the annual Special Olympics Gala in Charlottetown Tuesday, June 23, 2015.  iWave was inducted into the Hall of Fame for being a long time supporter of the Special Olympics PEI organization.

“For the past 20 years, this corporate partner of the Special Olympics movement has been giving to the Special Olympics Festival in a big, unique way.   From being one of the our first corporate table buyers to being the live auction purchaser of our Special Olympics Festival Toronto Package for more than 15 years, iWave Information Systems has been a true friend of Special Olympics and we are so pleased to have their continued support,” said Gino Reda, MC of the event and host of Tim Hortons’ That’s Hockey.  iWave has also been a sponsor of the Special Olympics draft an athlete program for several years.  This program sponsors an athlete to go the Special Olympics National Games.

The Special Olympics Festival Gala is the premier fundraising event for the organization.  Funds raised support 50 year round programs to over 280 Special Olympic athletes, and gives these athletes the opportunity to participate in 18 official sports, have access to quality sports competitions, and be supported by dedicated, trained coaches and volunteers.

iWave representatives are pictured below with Special Olympics PEI Male Athlete of the Year, Kolton Doucette.

Special Olympics Award dinner, iWave representatives attending

From left to right, Lisa Rayner, Mark Burgoyne, Jamie Hill, Nikki MacKinnon, Special Olympian Kolton Doucette, Scott McNeill, Jeremy Davis, Jill McCarville, Mike Schurkin, and Robert MacKinnon.

About Special Olympics PEI Special Olympics PEI is dedicated to enriching the lives of Islanders with an intellectual disability through sport.  They use the medium of sport to assist persons with an intellectual disability to become all that they can be – physically, mentally, socially, and emotionally – and to become accepted, respected, and productive members of society.

About iWave:  For almost 25 years, iWave Information Systems has been delivering software solutions that empower education, healthcare, and nonprofit organizations to raise more major gifts, faster.   We compile the best wealth and charitable donations data in the industry and package it in an easy to use tools that help prospect researchers and fundraisers determine who to ask, how much to ask for, and when to ask.  Better Data.  Smarter Research.  More Gifts. iWave.

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