Labor Association of Wisconsin helps Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes and Burlington Police Officer achieve dreams

October 5, 2018 Featured, Press

Madison, Wis. (PRESS RELEASE) – The Labor Association of Wisconsin made generous contributions recently to help Special Olympics athletes see the playing field and Burlington Police Officer Bryan Wangnoss travel to Abu Dhabi next year for the Special Olympics World...


SOWI says goodbye to a good friend

September 28, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

Special Olympics Wisconsin lost a beloved member of its community earlier this month when former CEO Denny Alldridge passed away on September 5 at his home in Stoughton at the age of 72. Alldridge was the longest-serving leader of Special...


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...


Youth Activation Committee ready to tackle the school year

August 30, 2018 Blog, Featured

It’s that time of year again: the exciting (and sometimes nerve-racking) time when kids and parents alike scramble to get ready for the start of the school year. SOWI’s Youth Activation Committee (YAC) is also using this time to prepare...


Carrying the torch for Special Olympics Wisconsin: Q&A with USA Games Final Leg Runner Kate Schaper

August 30, 2018 Blog, Featured

From June 27 to July 1, Kenosha Police Officer Kate Schaper represented Wisconsin in the Law Enforcement Torch Run® Final Leg for Special Olympics at the USA Games. After nearly a decade of dedication to the athletes of Special Olympics Wisconsin, she was selected to...


Badgers Give Back select Special Olympics Wisconsin as a Community Partner

August 28, 2018 Featured, Press

Madison, Wis. (PRESS RELEASE) – Wisconsin Athletics announced recently that Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) has been selected to participate in their Badgers Give Back program. Badgers Give Back is an organization at the flagship state university in Madison that is...


‘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...



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