Special Olympics Wisconsin returns to socially distant, safe action with Southern State Golf Tournament

September 19, 2020 Blog, Events, Featured, Press

Madison, Wis. (PRESS RELEASE) – 27 athletes and Unified partners competed in Special Olympics Wisconsin’s first sports tournament in six months when they participated in the Southern State Golf Tournament on Sunday, September 13 at Kestrel Ridge Golf Course in Columbus. The tournament was Special Olympics...


PACKERS’ 15TH ANNUAL TAILGATE TOUR SET FOR MAY 15-17

March 9, 2020 Events, Press

Visits planned for La Crosse, Madison, Milwaukee areas to benefit Habitat for Humanity, Special Olympics Wisconsin, and Stars and Stripes Honor Flight MARCH 9, 2020 — (PRESS RELEASE) The Green Bay Packers today announced plans for the 15th annual ‘Green...


Special Olympics and Best Buddies build global movement to promote inclusion

March 3, 2020 Press

MADISON, WIS. – MARCH 3, 2020 (Press Release)– Special Olympics, Best Buddies International and supporters from around the world will unite on Wednesday, March 4th for the annual Spread the Word Day. The Spread the Word to End the Word...


Special Olympics Wisconsin Delegates Champion for Inclusion and Need for Critical Funding on Capitol Hill

February 28, 2020 Blog, Press

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 12, 2020 – (PRESS RELEASE) Special Olympics athletes, organization leaders, Unified Sports partners, and family members from across the United States and the District of Columbia converged on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on February 11th...


ADAMM announces Special Olympics Wisconsin as Gala beneficiary

January 9, 2020 Events, Press

Milwaukee, Wis. (PRESS RELEASE) – Special Olympics Wisconsin once again will be the beneficiary of the ADAMM Gala, which will be held February 21 at the Wisconsin Center. The annual event, sponsored by the Automobile Dealers Association of Mega Milwaukee,...


Two of our LETR’s finest honored by state lawmakers

November 8, 2019 Blog, Press

This fall two members of law enforcement were recognized by the State of Wisconsin Legislature for their service and dedication, not only to their communities but to Special Olympics Wisconsin as well. Specialist Niki Nelson On October 10, Rep. Scott...


Trailblazing Special Olympics tournament takes place in Lake Geneva (Lake Geneva Regional News)

July 24, 2019 Featured, Press

On July 20, 51 years to the day since the first-ever Special Olympics in Chicago in 1968, Lake Geneva was the site of another Special Olympics first.   At Lake Geneva Tennis, 23 teams of doubles players took part in...


Special Olympics USA Athletes Celebrated at White House (Special Olympics)

July 18, 2019 Press

On 18 July, 20 Special Olympics USA representatives including athletes, coaches and Unified partners were invited to the White House by President Donald J. Trump to congratulate and recognize them for their accomplishments at the Special Olympics World Games Abu...


Special Olympics athlete finds stride in cross country running (TMJ4)

July 16, 2019 Press

Marquis Garner 39, found his stride and is out-running anyone who tells  him he can’t do something because of his autism.   “I had a hard time fitting in with mainstream society. I got cut from my basketball team, so...



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