Four SOWI Athletes & Coaches Named to Special Olympics USA Team

January 19, 2023 Blog, Events, Press

201 Athletes, Coaches, and Staff to Represent the United States at Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 Special Olympics USA is proud to announce that it will send a 201-member delegation to represent the United States at the Special Olympics...


12 Days of SOWI

December 14, 2022 Blog, Featured

Join us as we celebrate “12 Days of SOWI” this holiday season! For the third straight year we highlight our talented athletes, coaches, volunteers, community partners, and the many other wonderful people who help make our tight-knit SOWI community so...


ALC Meets In-Person, Announces Activation Stations for 2023

December 2, 2022 Events, Featured

The Athlete Leadership Council (ALC) met in Madison late this month, helping plan the future of Special Olympics Wisconsin programming and athlete offerings. It was the first in-person meeting for the ALC since the pre-pandemic era in 2019. The ALC...


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...


Introducing Athlete Convoy Marshal: Travis Stuckart

September 12, 2022

If you asked Manitowoc native Travis Stuckart 32 years ago when he started Special Olympics if he would coach a National team at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games, he would tell you “you’re crazy!”. Ask him today, and he...



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