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Richard Abrusci: My experience on Team Maria

America:  the land of equal opportunity for all.  Except, not.  Take off the rose-colored glasses.  Life is hard.  It’s not fair, and it’s not equal.  It’s even more of a challenge for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).  Is […]

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Jaynellen Kovacevich: My experience on Team Maria

Why I Ride with Best Buddies and Team Maria I am excited about Best Buddies and its accomplishments.  Anthony started a program with heart and importance over 20 years ago.  His dedication and commitment are notable and inspiring.  I am […]

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Gregory Evrigenis: My experience on Team Maria

This was my second Best Buddies ride. I had so much fun last year, I brought along three friends (Dave, Stan, and Tim) this time. We all rode the 100 miles for Team Maria!   The ride is beautiful, challenging, […]

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Gary Delsohn: My experience on Team Maria

This was my third consecutive Best Buddies Hearst Castle Challenge and it gets better every year.  I rode 100 miles and it’s a tough but spectacular ride. The whole weekend is a schlep―3 1/2 hours down by car from Sacramento […]

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Team Maria 2013

Justin Knighten with Lucas Public Affairs reports that members of “Team Maria,” led by former CA First Lady Maria Shriver, pedaled their bikes Saturday along the Pacific Coast Highway for the 10th annual “Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle,” a fundraiser for Best […]

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A Message From Maria Shriver

Dear Team Maria, I am still on an incredible high after Saturday’s 10th annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle. It was extraordinary to see so many of my friends and colleagues come together again to support this cause so dear to […]

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Celebrities set to return for annual Best Buddies bike ride

By Kathe Tanner More than 1,500 bicyclists are expected to ride south on Highway 1 from Carmel to San Simeon on Saturday, Sept. 7, during the 10th annual Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle event. California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and author/journalist Maria […]

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Team Maria & Face Forward Gatsby Affair

By Marci Weiner  We were invited by The Former First Lady of California, Maria Shriver to the Montage Hotel in B.H. for a Benefit for Best Buddies. This programs’ mission is to foster friendships and workplace opportunities for people with […]

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Member Spotlight: Maria Shriver

Read why Team leader Maria Shriver started TEAM MARIA and why she still works so hard to raise awareness and money for Best Buddies everywhere…

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