Athlete Leader Cole Cleworth represents SOWI at Self-Determination Conference

November 1, 2019 Blog, Featured

Special Olympics Wisconsin Athlete Leader Cole Cleworth of Wisconsin Rapids flexed his leadership muscles during the 2019 Wisconsin Self-Determination Conference held at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells from October 14-16. Cleworth staffed the Special Olympics Wisconsin information table during...


Special Olympics Wisconsin thanks law enforcement

September 21, 2019 Blog, Featured

For National Thank a Police Officer Day in 2019, we’ve invited members of the Special Olympics Wisconsin community to thank law enforcement for everything they do for their communities and the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Wisconsin for...


Bombas donates socks for Fit Feet

July 31, 2019 Blog

The annual Fit Feet clinic at the Outdoor Sports Tournament always serves as an excellent reminder of the importance taking care of your feet plays in athletic performance. And with more than 40 percent of Special Olympics athletes wearing the...


Celebrating the Global Week of Inclusion

July 31, 2019 Blog, Featured

The week of July 15 – July 20, Special Olympics celebrated the Global Week of Inclusion as part of the five-year “The Revolution is Inclusion” campaign.  Fittingly, the week ended with Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day, which was celebrated on Saturday,...


Athletes from Special Olympics add important perspectives to research (Waisman Center)

July 11, 2019 Featured, Press

For many, a mention of Special Olympics invokes images of accomplished athletes, a community of inclusion and support, and the joy of athletic competition.


Madison area students celebrate “A Night Out” with Special Olympics Wisconsin

May 3, 2019 Blog, Featured

High school students from across the Madison area will have the opportunity to experience an inclusive prom at La Follette High School on May 10, 2019. The prom will be hosted by La Follette’s Project Unify club, the club for...


Wisconsin lawmakers lead the charge in the defense of Special Olympics on Capitol Hill

May 3, 2019 Blog, Featured

The end of March 2019 made for an eventful few days for Special Olympics programs across the United States. The news of the $18 million cut to the Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools program in the proposed 2020 federal budget...


Marquis Garner hits the airwaves to talk Polar Plunge

January 26, 2019 Featured, Press

On January 20, 2019, Special Olympics Wisconsin athlete Marquis Garner of Team Milwaukee and Director of Communications Tommy Jaime appeared on 99.1 The Mix’s Public Affairs program. During the radio segment, they discussed the Milwaukee-area Polar Plunges and what the...


New studies point to benefits of Special Olympics Wisconsin

November 26, 2018 Blog

Two new Special Olympics Wisconsin studies suggest that its programming may reduce healthcare costs for the state of Wisconsin and that its Fit 5 program leads to better health outcomes for its athletes. Medicaid study A study conducted in partnership...



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