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...

Vince Vitrano, Today’s TMJ4 Anchor, Goes Over the Edge

September 8, 2016

Vince Vitrano, anchor of Milwaukee’s TMJ4 and member of Special Olympics Wisconsin’s Board of Directors, went Over the Edge at Miller Park on Saturday, September 3 in effort to raise funds for the organization. This is Vince’s sixth time rappelling...

International Tennis Federation and Special Olympics announce strategic alliance

September 1, 2016

The International Tennis Federation and Special Olympics today announced an agreement for long-term strategic, cooperative support. “The ITF is very pleased to partner with Special Olympics and be a small part of the important work that they do every day...

MSCR at La Follette High School Project Unify Reflection

August 22, 2016

During one of Project Unify’s after-school meetups recently, a relaxing afternoon of snacks, light conversation, heavy conversation, and laughter made for a very rewarding day. This year’s group has gotten to know each other quite well which means there has...

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