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...


Officer Wangnoss’ LETR work takes him abroad for a Final Leg and an Abu Dhabi Dip

January 9, 2019 Blog, Events, Featured

When most people in Wisconsin start thinking about the Polar Plunge around this time of year, the last things that come to mind are hot sand and palm trees. But for one Wisconsin police officer, that’s exactly what a very unique...


Special Olympics USA delegation for 2019 World Games in Abu Dhabi officially announced

October 25, 2018 Events, Press

Special Olympics USA Team Named 313 Athletes, Coaches and Staff to Represent USA at Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 Madison, Wis. (PRESS RELEASE) – Special Olympics USA is proud to announce that it will send a 313-member delegation...


LETR continues annual tradition of hilarious Run With The Cops videos

September 28, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

With four amazing Run With The Cops events coming up next week, members of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Wisconsin continued their annual tradition of trying to outdo one another with humorous promotional videos. Here are some...


Fifth annual Champions Together Breakfast returns to Milwaukee

September 28, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

Special Olympics Wisconsin will be celebrating its fifth annual Champions Together Breakfast at the Woman’s Club of Wisconsin in Milwaukee on Tuesday, October 30. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and offers a complimentary breakfast and a...


Inaugural SentryWorld Golf Classic makes for a new SOWI experience

August 30, 2018 Blog, Events

Special Olympics Wisconsin and SentryWorld golf course in Stevens Point have partnered to host the inaugural SentryWorld Special Olympics Wisconsin Golf Classic on September 11. SentryWorld is one the nation’s premier golf courses and a longtime SOWI supporter. SOWI is...


Happy 50th anniversary, Special Olympics!

August 2, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

The Inclusion Revolution was born in Chicago on July 20, 1968. 50 years later to the day, over 40 SOWI athletes, staff, parents, coaches, mentors, members of law enforcement, members of the Board of Directors, and fans journeyed to Chicago...


OST debuts a new Unified tennis experience

August 2, 2018 Blog, Events

While hundreds of athletes from around the state are gearing up to compete this weekend in bocce, softball and tennis at the State Outdoor Sports Tournament (OST), another group of athletes and Unified partners is eager to participate in the...


Leader-Telegram passes the Buckshot baton to WIN

July 31, 2018 Blog, Events, Press

Eau Claire, Wis. (PRESS RELEASE) – Special Olympics Wisconsin is thrilled to introduce Eau Claire-based technology company WIN as the new Exclusive Presenting Partner for the Chippewa Valley’s legendary Buckshot Run. In 2018, the race now known as the WIN Buckshot Run...



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