2016 Years of Service Recognition

October 3, 2016

Each year it is the pleasure of Special Olympics Wisconsin to recognize our Outstanding Years of Service Award Winners. These individuals contribute their time, talents and resources in support of SOWI. They are the driving force behind our success.  These...

October is Bullying Prevention Month

September 29, 2016

Starting this Saturday, schools, communities, organizations and individuals across the country will come together to observe National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month – an entire month to be reminded that, together, we can stop bullying. It is apparent that school and...

‘Ladies of Lambeau’ continuing to give back

September 29, 2016

Backpacks for Special Olympics the latest community project GREEN BAY — There was a common goal in the Lambeau Field Atrium on Tuesday night for a group of approximately 200 volunteers: to give back to the local community and work...

Wisconsin Philharmonic Names Special Olympics WI as Nonprofit Partner for Oct 9 Performance

September 29, 2016

The Wisconsin Philharmonic will present “Olympian Classics” on Sunday, October 9, as part of its 2016-2017 Classical Journey concert season. In a nod to the 2016 Summer Olympics, Milwaukee native Michael Torke’s high soaring Javelin kicks off the Wisconsin Philharmonic’s 69th season....

My son is not “broken”

September 29, 2016

“I remember the day my wife and I went to have a sonogram for our second child”, shares father, Don Wigington. “We were hoping for a boy. Tyler was born a healthy baby but as the months passed, there were...

1st Annual Titletown Showdown

September 29, 2016

This October, the 1st Annual Titletown Showdown will be held at the iconic City Stadium in Green Bay on October 22. This 6-on-6 flag football tournament fundraiser is an opportunity to play on the same turf as many former Green...

35% vs. 53% – Critical Need for Health Programming

September 28, 2016

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a report on the prevalence of obesity in adults. Wisconsin’s statistics are staggering – 30-35% of our population is obese. That’s one in three of us. What is even more...

Punt, Pass, Kick

September 27, 2016

Fall is in the air and so is football! Catch SOWI athletes in action at the State Flag Football Tournament in Neenah on October 1st for a day of passes, touchdowns and high-fives! Flag football is gaining popularity among our...

Special Olympics Wisconsin and Partners Keep Athletes Smiling

September 19, 2016

Story first published on specialolympics.org. Good dental care can make a huge difference in the lives of Special Olympics athletes. At a recent event, the Wisconsin Dental Association partnered with Special Olympics to help athletes with urgent dental needs get...

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