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Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast, where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include local sports figures, government officials, small business owner and figures within the Special Olympics movement
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Jul 12, 2024

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week Ali, Charles, Erin and Mike are all back from their various vacations and leave off right where they left off with their typical shenanigans. Although Special Olympics summer sports are light right now there are plenty of sports takes and humor in this episode. Finally, all three of our favorite segments, the lightning round (with Lumene), Quote and question of the week! 

Jun 22, 2024

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week while Ali, Charles and Mike wrap up Summer Games week sharing highlights from the Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Law Enforcement Final Leg Torch Run, Opening Ceremonies, and the weekend of competition at Harvard University's Athletic Complex. The Celtics won the NBA Championship and we discuss their legacy as the franchise with the most Championships in the league. Finally, all three of our favorite segments, the lightning round (with Lumene), Quote and question of the week! 

Jun 11, 2024

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week while Erin, Ali, Charles and Lumene are busy with Summer Games Week - Mike takes the reigns and interviews the 2024 Hall of Fame Inductees. 

May 24, 2024

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week Charles & Ali update us all about Special Olympics Summer Games and the Torch Run Final Leg. Mike updates us on th Celtics and the PWHL Boston team's playoff runs. As always, Lumene "Lightning" Montissol brings us the Lightning round and we have the entertaining quote and question of the week!

May 10, 2024

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week Charles updates us all about Special Olympics Spring Sports and upcoming Summer Games in June. Mike and Erin get into the Celtics and Bruins playoff runs and the PWHL Boston team winning Game 1 of the semi-finals. As always Lumene "Lightning" Montissol brings us the Lightning round and we have the entertaining quote and question of the week!

Apr 26, 2024

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week Charles, Erin & Mike update us on all we need to know about what is coming up with Special Olympics. They recap Boston Marathon weekend and the excitement over Drake Maye and the NFL draft as well as the B's and C's in playoff-mode. As always Lumene "Lightning" Montissol brings us the Lightning round and we have the entertaining quote and question of the week!

Apr 12, 2024

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week Ali, Charles, Erin & Mike update us on all we need to know about Special Olympics, Boston Marathon weekend and all of the Boston sports news including UCONN's back-to-back Men's College Basketball titles, the buzz around the Women's tournament and two local teams making the Frozen Four. As always Lumene "Lightning" Montissol brings us the Lightning round and we have the entertaining quote and question of the week!

Mar 29, 2024

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

MLB Opening Day, State Bowling and Basketball tournaments... this can only mean one thing: Spring is upon us. Ali, Charles, Erin & Mike update us on all we need to know about Special Olympics, the Polar Plunge fundraising reaching $1M and all of the Boston sports news. As always Lumene "Lightning" Montissol brings us the Lightning round and we have the entertaining quote and question of the week!

Mar 15, 2024

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week the gang is all back together for a fun-filled Irish-themed episode. Ali and Charles update us on all we need to know about Special Olympics and the Road to a Million and Mike and Erin deliver the sports update touching on the extremely hot Boston Celtics. As always and Lumene "Lightning" Montissol brings us the Lightning round and we have the entertaining quote and question of the week.

Mar 1, 2024

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week Charles is away at the State Alpine Ski Tournament while Ali, Erin and Mike hold down the fort. Ali gives us our Special Olympics update on winter sports and the Road to a Million. Mike and Erin deliver the sports update and Lumene "Lightning" Montissol brings us the Lightning round!

Feb 16, 2024

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week Erin, Ali and Mike talk about ALL the things going on at Special Olympics Massachusetts right now, from winter sports leagues to the Road to a Million. Lumene "Lightning" Montissol brings us a belated Valentine's Day-themed Lightning Round and as always our pro sports update, quote and question of the week.

Feb 4, 2024

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week Erin, Mike and Charles chat with 30 year special Olympics Massachusetts Veteran, Terry Keilty about the early days of Unfied Sports, who inspired her and mentored her over the years and what is needed to make Massachusetts even more inclusive in the future. Lumene "Lightning" Montissol brings us a Super Bowl-themed Lightning Round so listen for our hosts predictions for the Big Game! But as always we kick things off with a Special Olympics update and a check-in on our local pro sports teams. 

Jan 19, 2024

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week Erin, Ali, Mike and Charles are all reunited again for the first time in the new year. They talk about the cold weather that has taken over the northeast and what our favorite parts of snow days are! As always we have a pro sports update and Lumene brings us the lightning round! And of course we round things out with a quote and question of the week.

Jan 5, 2024

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week Erin, Ali and Mike kick off season 5 of the podcast! They recap their holidays and talk about the snow storm coming this weekend. As always we have a pro sports update and Lumene brings us the lightning round! And of course we round things out with a quote and question of the week.

Dec 22, 2023

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week Charles, Erin and Mike wrap up Season 4 a jam-packed Holiday episode! They also celebrate this being the 75th episode since the relaunch of the podcast. As always we have a pro sports update and we play another Christmas themed lightning round! And of course we round things out with a quote and question of the week.

Dec 8, 2023

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week Charles, Erin, Ali and Mike talk about the end of another Special Olympics sports season (including how Mike's team fared at Gillette Stadium), all the goings on with Special Olympics Massachusetts, a Pro Sports update (with a little baseball talk!), and we play this week's Chrsitmas themed lightning round! Find out who would rather wear a christmas sweater andwho would rather get dressed up "fancy"! And of course we round things out with a quote and question of the week. 

Nov 17, 2023

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week Charles, Erin, Ali and Mike talk about their Thanksgiving plans and their go-to food items. There is also some more talk about the flag football teams playing at Gillette Stadium for the State Championships this weekend, including Mike's team! And as always there is the entertaining Lightning Round, Quote and Question of the Week! Don't miss it!

Nov 9, 2023

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week Charles, Erin, Ali and Mike recap the State Soccer Cup and discuss (and banter) about some flag football teams that are going to Gillette Stadium for the State Championships, including Mike's team! They also get into the Celtics/Bruins hype and the Revs being out of the playoffs. And as always there is the entertaining Lightning Round, Quote and Question of the Week! Don't miss it!

Oct 27, 2023

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week Charles, Erin, Ali and Mike discuss the culmination of the Special Olympics Fall sports season, some flag football teams have punched their tickets to Gillette Stadium for the State Championships, including one team of particular interest to our hosts. Boston's teams are all on a bit of a high with the Revs heading to the playoffs, Bruins starting the season historically well, and new Celtics players tip off the season on a high. As always there is the entertaining Lightning Round, Quote and Question of the Week! Don't miss it!

Oct 13, 2023

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week Charles, Erin, Ali and Mike recap all of the Special Olympics Fall sports standings, discuss the troubles of the Patriots and the excitement over the B's and C's. As always there is the entertaining Lightning Round, Quote and Question of the Week! Don't miss it!

Sep 29, 2023

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week Charles, Erin and Mike discuss what to look forward to in the Fall for Special Olympics, women's sports coming to Boston and National Coffee Day! As always there is the entertaining Lightning Round, Quote and Question of the Week! Don't miss it!

Sep 15, 2023

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week, Ali, Erin and Mike discuss what to look forward to in the Fall for Special Olympics and the NFL season week 1. As always there is the entertaining Lightning Round, Quote and Question of the Week! Don't miss it!

Aug 31, 2023

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week, Ali, Erin and Mike discuss what to look forward to in the Fall for Special Olympics and the NFL season starting up soon.  They also celebrate Mike's birthday. As always there is the entertaining Lightning Round, Quote and Question of the Week! Don't miss it!

Aug 19, 2023

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week, Ali, Mike and Charles discuss what's going on in Special Olympics including this weekend's Tournament of Champions (Mike is playing softball) and the Revolution Unified upcoming trip to Nashville. They also talk about all that is going on in the pro-sports world including Patriots Pre-Seaosn, the dog days of the baseball season (at least for Red Sox and Yankees fans!) and the upciming FIFA Women's World Cup final!! As always there is the entertaining Lightning Round, Quote and Question of the Week! Don't miss it!

Aug 4, 2023

Welcome to the #PlayUnified Podcast where we meet at the intersection of sports, disability, philanthropy, entertainment and community building. Listen as we discuss why sports is such an important part of life, community and social change. Guests will include Special Olympics athletes, local sports figures, government officials, small business owners and figures within the Special Olympics movement.

This week, Ali, Mike and Erin discuss what's going on in Special Olympics as the end of summer quickly approaches. They also talk about all that is going on in the pro-sports world including the madness of the FIFA Women's World Cup!! As always there is the entertaining Lightning Round, Quote and Question of the Week! Don't miss it!

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