MCW-CW Hosts Training Day for ID Patient Care

November 14, 2022 Events, Featured, Press

Last month, the Medical College of Wisconsin–Central Wisconsin Campus (MCW-CW) and Special Olympics Wisconsin delivered a training day of caring for and treating patients with intellectual disabilities to year-one and year-two medical students. MCW-CW medical students Haley Daigle and Dana...


Boudry Dental Welcomes SOWI Give Athletes a Smile Event

September 27, 2022 Events, Featured, Press

Twenty-two Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes received free oral care compliments of Boudry Dental in Fond du Lac as part of Special Olympics Gives Athletes a Smile Day on Friday, September 23. After all integral cleanings, fillings, extractions, and x-rays had...


Night with the Brewers Welcomes SOWI Community

September 26, 2022 Events, Press

Hundreds of Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes, coaches, families, volunteers, Board members, and staff from around the state were welcomed to American Family Field as the Brewers hosted the New York Mets, Monday, Sept. 19, courtesy the Milwaukee Brewers Community Foundation....


18th Annual Truck Convoy Raises Funds, Awareness for SOWI

September 21, 2022 Events, Featured, Press

Hundreds of truck drivers from across Wisconsin teamed up with law enforcement on Saturday, September 17 for the 18th Annual Truck Convoy for Special Olympics Wisconsin, presented by Kriete Truck Centers. Traveling together from Mercury Marine in Fond du Lac...


Mentzel, Frandsen Honored as LETR Dale Brunner Hall of Fame Awardees

September 20, 2022 Blog, Events, Featured, Press

Jason Mentzel & Chuck Frandsen awarded prestigious Special Olympics Wisconsin service honor Captain Jason Mentzel of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections – Oakhill Correctional Institution and Officer Chuck Frandsen of the City of La Crosse Police Department were named respective...


SOWI Announces Sport Season Changes

September 8, 2022 Events, Featured, Press

New four-season model will debut January 2023 Jason Blank, Vice President of Sports & Health Programs, announced a minor shift for Special Olympics Wisconsin sports programming. “Three years ago, Special Olympics Wisconsin created a committee to evaluate our Sport Seasons,”...


Dunkin’, LETR Cop on a Rooftop Raises $50,000

August 24, 2022 Blog, Events, Featured, Press

Local law enforcement took to the roofs on Friday, August, 19 at more than 40 Dunkin’ locations across Wisconsin for the 10th annual Cop on a Rooftop. Through this event, Dunkin’ and the Law Enforcement Torch Run together raised more...


Packers Recognize SOWI at Annual Give Back Game

August 22, 2022 Events, Featured, Press

Preseason game honored Special Olympics Wisconsin for its 50-year history in creating inclusive communities across Wisconsin.  The Green Bay Packers recognized Special Olympics Wisconsin as the nonprofit honoree for the Packers Give Back Game on Friday, Aug. 19. The preseason...


Celebration Games Commemorate 50 Years of Changing Lives

August 8, 2022 Blog, Events, Featured, Press

Thousands of Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes, coaches, volunteers, and fans converged on Carroll University in Waukesha for the 50th Anniversary Celebration Games July 29-31. Uniting more than 1,500 athletes, unified partners, and coaches representing 81 local program agencies from across...



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