Cross River Network Presents Victory Ride to Closing Ceremony of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games

CROSS RIVER NETWORK PRESENTS VICTORY RIDE TO CLOSING CEREMONY OF

THE 2014 SPECIAL OLYMPICS USA GAMES

Digital Network Concludes 8-Month Media Sponsorship with Athlete Escort to Closing Ceremony in Trenton 

CHATHAM, NJ (June 24, 2014) – After an 8-month campaign promoting the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games, Cross River Network concluded its role as a Promotional Partner with its participation in the 2014 USA Games “Victory Ride” to last Friday’s Closing Ceremony at Sun National Bank Center in Trenton, New Jersey. The 2014 Special Olympics USA Games were hosted by New Jersey from June 14 to 21, 2014. Nearly 3,500 athletes competed in 16 sports, supported by 1,000 coaches, 10,000 volunteers and 70,000 spectators.

As Presenting Sponsor of the Victory Ride, CRN was recognized on the fleet of buses that carried the athletes and coaches to the Closing Ceremony from Rider University in Lawrence Township and The College of New Jersey in Ewing Township.

“CRN has been an invaluable Promotional Partner, bringing tremendous marketing reach to the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games,” said TJ Nelligan, Chairman & CEO of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games.  “Since late October, CRN has helped us reach thousands of commuters with the inspirational message of the 2014 USA Games and made them aware of our remarkable athletes traveling to New Jersey to compete.”

“We are excited and proud to be a Promotional Partner of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games and to provide the “Victory Ride” to the Closing Ceremony at Sun National Bank Center,” said John Buckman, Co-Founder of CRN.  “We have had the distinct pleasure of promoting the 2014 USA Games up and down the Hudson River since last fall..  In addition, we are excited that we provided a full team of volunteers to the Opening Ceremony at Prudential Center in Newark to support and celebrate these incredible athletes.  We are truly honored to have been part of the 2014 USA Games celebration from start to finish.”

Highlights from the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games will be shown in a one-hour television event, Celebrating Champions:  2014 Special Olympics USA Games, produced by WWE and airing June 30th at 7:00 PM on FOX Sports 1.

About Cross River Network

Cross River Network is a privately owned digital advertising company serving the New York City and New Jersey markets.  If you would like more information regarding CRN or advertising opportunities on the CRN network, please contact Peter Romanoff at 888-280-5702, email us at promanoff@crossrivernetwork.com, or visit us at www.CrossRiverNetwork.com.

About the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games

The Special Olympics USA Games was hosted by New Jersey June 14-21, 2014.  Nearly 3,500 athletes will competed in 16 Olympic-style team and individual sports, with the support of 1,000 coaches, 10,000 volunteers and 70,000 family, friends and spectators. The Special Olympics USA Games celebrated the Special Olympics movement, promoted the ideals of acceptance and inclusion through sport and showcased athletes from throughout the U.S. and the abilities of people with intellectual disabilities. The 2014 USA Games also highlighted Special Olympics’ work in sport, education, health and communities. Founding partners for the 2014 Special Olympic USA Games include Barnabas Health, HESS, KPMG, PSE&G, ShopRite, Toys “R” Us and WWE.  Learn more about the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games at www.2014specialolympics.org and follow the Games on Facebook at Facebook.com/SpecialOlympicsUSAGames and Twitter @2014USAGames.

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