UCS teachers ready to make this the most inclusive school year yet

August 29, 2019 Blog, Events, Featured

For many Wisconsinites, the most serious thing to consider during a summertime trip to the Dells is usually which water slides to go on. But for nearly four dozen educators from around the state, a trip to the Dells earlier...


Wisconsin’s newest pro sports team hosts Special Olympics Wisconsin

August 29, 2019 Blog, Events

When the Forward Madison Football Club hosts the North Texas Soccer Club in their final home game of the season on September 22 at historic Breese Stevens Field, they’ll be celebrating more than the conclusion of an epic inaugural season...


Wisconsin Force take bronze at the 2019 Softball Championships

August 28, 2019 Blog, Featured

Special Olympics Wisconsin assembled 15 athletes and four coaches from around the state of Wisconsin to join more than 250 Special Olympics athletes in Nashville, Tennessee for the 2019 Special Olympics North America Softball Championship held August 15-18. The event...


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...


Inaugural Unified doubles tennis tournament a “smash”

July 31, 2019 Blog, Featured

On Saturday, July 20, 23 teams of doubles participated in Wisconsin’s inaugural Unified doubles tournament. The event, taking place at the Lake Geneva Tennis Club, was the first Unified tennis tournament in SOWI history. While there have been many tennis...


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,...


Board Member Alyssa Bohm crowned Miss Wisconsin

June 28, 2019 Blog, Featured

While the Special Olympics Wisconsin Board of Directors has included people with pretty interesting job titles over the years, board member Alyssa Bohm added perhaps the most interesting one yet to the mix on June 15, 2019. That’s the date...


Inaugural State Cross Country Meet has something for everyone

June 28, 2019 Blog

The Kenosha Running Company has partnered with Special Olympics Wisconsin to present the first-ever State Cross Country Meet on July 27 at the UW-Parkside Cross Country Course in Kenosha. This is the first event of its kind and it will...


SOWI welcomes four new Board Members

June 28, 2019 Blog, Featured

At this year’s Summer Games, Special Olympics welcomed four new members to the Board of Directors. On June 7, Marquis Garner, Lois Harrison, Mark Nicholson and Joel Wener attended their first board meeting in Stevens Point. Marquis Garner Special Olympics...



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