Athlete Keira Thompson launches career as author

February 24, 2021 Blog, Featured

As the COVID pandemic began to upend life as we knew it last spring and provided some people with extra time on their hands, many of us made resolutions to tackle new hobbies or big projects. For Special Olympics Wisconsin...


Wisconsin pro sports making an impact on the Board of Directors

January 29, 2021 Blog, Featured

With the recent addition of Leslie Stachowiak, the Director of Business Communications for the Milwaukee Brewers, the Board of Directors for Special Olympics Wisconsin is now lucky to be represented by four of the major professional sports teams in the...


Introducing our new Fitness Competition

January 29, 2021 Blog

Beginning this February, athletes and Unified partners will have a fun new way to compete in different fitness exercises and measure overall performance levels through our new Fitness Competition. The Fitness Competition can be held virtually/at-home or at in-person practices...


Cindy Bentley helps kick off Young Athletes Storytime

January 29, 2021 Blog, Featured

Longtime Special Olympics Wisconsin athlete Cindy Bentley helped kick off a new initiative when she served as the inaugural athlete reader for our new Young Athletes Storytime on January 26. During the virtual session conducted via Zoom, Bentley read Sneezy...


The LETR gets creative for Plunge season

January 29, 2021 Blog, Events, Featured

The Law Enforcement Torch Run committee for the Madison Polar Plunge kicked off a unique Plunge season with a fun and rather unusual DIY Plunge on January 23 in Verona. Their friends at the Verona Fire Department helped to make...


The 2021 Polar Plunge: Your Adventure. Your Way.

January 28, 2021 Blog, Events, Press

Registration is now open for the 2021 Polar Plunge presented by the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) for Special Olympics Wisconsin! One of Wisconsin’s premier winter experiences for more than 20 years now, this year’s event will look a little...


12 Days of SOWI

December 25, 2020 Blog, Featured

Join us as we celebrate “12 Days of SOWI” this holiday season! In previous years we’ve highlighted athlete stories we’ve told throughout the year. However, this year we’ve expanded the campaign to highlight athletes as well as the many other...


A message of thanks

November 23, 2020

A Thanksgiving message from the President & CEO of Special Olympics Wisconsin: This Thanksgiving, I want to thank you for being a part of the Special Olympics Wisconsin family. This year has challenged us, there’s no question about it. These...


2022 USA Games excitement starts now

November 10, 2020 Blog, Events

Although it may seem far off, excitement is starting to brew for the 2022 USA Games presented by Jersey Mike’s Subs that will be taking place June 5 – 12, 2022 in Orlando, Florida. Let the nominations begin! Here in...



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