The Markie Foundation’s Olympic Moment

January 20, 2002

Co-founder Joe Wuelfing carries Olympic Flame in honor of terminally ill children and their families

On January 20, 2002, The Markie Foundation co-founder Joe Wuelfing carried the Olympic Flame as it passed through Sacramento on its way to Salt Lake City for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games.

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Below is complete coverage of the event.

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Original Nomination Letter (submitted by Aunt Anne Pearce) (.pdf)

News Articles:

Other Torch Relay Info:

2002 Winter Olympics Games: Official Website Wikipedia Page