SOWI Gets Fit at IST Fitness Station

May 18, 2022

The Special Olympics Wisconsin Health & Wellness team partnered with University of Wisconsin-Madison to host Fitness Station at Indoor Sports Tournament this spring. Fitness Station coincided with multiple Healthy Athletes disciplines including Healthy Hearing and Special Smiles, as well as...


SOWI Joins National Police Week Celebration

May 16, 2022 Events, Featured, Press

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Currently, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the...


HEAR Wisconsin’s Mobile Audiology Clinic Progresses Healthy Hearing Programming

May 11, 2022 Events, Featured, Press

Special Olympics Wisconsin announced a new partnership for its Healthy Hearing programming this spring. HEAR Wisconsin—the state’s “premier provider of comprehensive services and resources for children, adults, and seniors who are deaf or hard of hearing”—will showcase new and innovative...


Special Smiles Earns 2022 Delta Dental of Wisconsin Foundation Grant

May 9, 2022 Events, Featured, Press

Special Olympics Wisconsin’s Special Smiles® program was named a grant recipient from Delta Dental of Wisconsin Foundation this spring. The award, totaling $40,000, is to be implemented for programming throughout the 2022 calendar year. Special Smiles provides dental screenings, personal...


Special Driver Awarded Special Truck

May 3, 2022 Events, Featured, Press

In acknowledgement of her many industry and community accomplishments, professional truck driver Carmen Anderson today was presented with the keys to a new Volvo VNL760 70” sleeper specially wrapped to help raise awareness of Special Olympics. The handover event was...


SOWI Names Hershner President & CEO

April 28, 2022 Featured, Press

The Board of Directors of Special Olympics Wisconsin is pleased to announce the appointment of Chad Hershner as its new President & CEO. Hershner will begin his new role on May 16, 2022. Hershner is a seasoned executive with more...


SOWI Celebrates Volunteer Appreciation Week

April 18, 2022 Events, Featured

The National Volunteer Week theme for 2022, “Volunteering Is Empathy In Action,” affirms the strong connection between volunteerism and empathy. This profoundly human connection is at the heart of healthier individuals and stronger communities. Volunteers play an incredibly vital role...


SOWI, Pro Sports Organizations Announce OUR TEAM Initiative

April 6, 2022 Events, Featured, Press

Special Olympics Wisconsin, in collaboration with the Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Admirals, and Green Bay Packers, announced OUR TEAM—a first-of-its-kind initiative to celebrate inclusion across sport—at a press conference Wednesday, April 6, at Fiserv Forum. OUR TEAM is designed...


On March 30, 24 Wisconsin Jersey Mike’s Locations Will Donate 100% of Sales to Help Local Athletes Attend the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games

March 24, 2022

On Wednesday, March 30, “Day of Giving,” 100 percent of your purchase at any Jersey Mike’s in the state will support the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games and help 65 Team Wisconsin athletes attend the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games,...



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