Monona Grove celebrates inaugural Special Olympics Showdown

January 30, 2019 Blog, Events

Monona Grove Special Olympics and a group of student leaders from Unified Champion School Monona Grove High squared off on Sunday, January 27, 2019 for their inaugural Special Olympics Showdown. After a hard-fought battle between the two teams, Monona Grove...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...



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