“Let’s make sure the next generation is the Unified Generation”

October 30, 2018 Blog, Featured

In the spring of 2018, Special Olympics Wisconsin athlete Daina Shilts visited Unified Champion School Columbus High School to film a video for Special Olympics that debuted in early October for National Bullying Prevention Month. It was her first time stepping...


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...


SOWI welcomes ten new Global Messengers

September 28, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

Ten Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes from around the state converged on a few Portage High School classrooms on Saturday, September 22, to be trained as Special Olympics Wisconsin Global Messengers. Every SOWI athlete has a compelling story to tell. It’s...


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...


Fall is in the air, and so is football!

September 28, 2018 Blog, Events

More than 300 athletes and Unified partners head to Neenah High School this weekend for the for some gridiron action in the 2018 State Flag Football Tournament. 31 teams representing 21 agencies will compete in 5 vs. 5 games in...


Energizer bunny Christopher Weems keeps going and going

August 30, 2018 Blog, Featured

About three years ago, SOWI athlete Christopher Weems of the Wausau Metro agency decided to make a big change. Weems found himself at a crossroads and wanted to lose weight. “You either change something or you keep it the same,”...


‘Really excited:’ Special Olympics golfer, coach going to Abu Dhabi for World Games (FOX6)

August 26, 2018 Featured, Press

WEST ALLIS — Golf is usually a sport where it’s one person against the field, but FOX6 News recently caught up with two guys who play together as a team, and that’s led to a trip overseas.


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...


2018 Special Olympics USA Games Highlights

July 11, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

Opening Ceremony The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games opened in Seattle in spectacular fashion on a beautiful Sunday afternoon on July 1 with roughly 40,000 fans filling Husky Stadium at the University of Washington. Special Olympics Wisconsin and 4,000 other competitors...



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