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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...
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...
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...
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...
July 11, 2019 • Featured, Press
For many, a mention of Special Olympics invokes images of accomplished athletes, a community of inclusion and support, and the joy of athletic competition.
May 8, 2019 • Featured, Press
Madison, Wis. (PRESS RELEASE) – Green Bay Packers Vice President of Marketing and Fan Engagement Gabrielle Dow has joined the Board of Directors for Special Olympics Wisconsin effective March 8, 2019. Special Olympics Wisconsin is excited to welcome Dow and...
March 29, 2019 • Blog, Press
Special Olympics Wisconsin is partnering with GiGi’s Playhouse in Wausau beginning this fall to help provide young children opportunities to grow through Special Olympics Wisconsin’s Young Athletes programming. Young Athletes is a sport and play program for children ages 2-10...
January 26, 2019 • Featured, Press
On January 20, 2019, Special Olympics Wisconsin athlete Marquis Garner of Team Milwaukee and Director of Communications Tommy Jaime appeared on 99.1 The Mix’s Public Affairs program. During the radio segment, they discussed the Milwaukee-area Polar Plunges and what the...
November 5, 2018 • Featured, Press
WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) — A 313-member delegation from the United States will be traveling to Abu Dhabi and Dubai, to represent our country in the Special Olympics World Games.