Daina Shilts Selected to Participate in Special Olympics Unified Snowboarding Races at X Games Aspen

January 25, 2016

When X Games Aspen returns to celebrate its 15th year in Aspen Snowmass, Colo., from January 28-31, the winter action sports and youth lifestyle festival will descend upon Buttermilk Mountain with an expanded and fully-medaled adaptive sport lineup and the...


Longtime attendant keeps Packers on their toes, works his way into hearts

January 11, 2016

Longtime attendant keeps Packers on their toes, works his way into hearts “Andy is the one guy at the facility who can always make me smile,” Aaron Rodgers said of his friend. Courtesy of the Green Bay Packers Via Jason Wilde...


Special Olympics Wisconsin Welcomes New Board Member, Marc Cadieux

December 21, 2015

Special Olympics Wisconsin is pleased to announce that Marc Cadieux, Chief Financial Officer of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, has been selected to serve as a member of its board of directors. With nearly 20 years experience in the...


Special Olympics Wisconsin Welcomes New Board Member, William Jones

December 21, 2015

Special Olympics Wisconsin is pleased to announce William Jones has been selected to serve as a member of its board of directors. Jones’ passion for Special Olympics began in 1989 at the Special Olympics Ontario Summer Games. Since then, he...


Dennis Alldridge, President and CEO of Special Olympics Wisconsin, Announces Retirement

December 17, 2015

As the longest tenured CEO in the Special Olympics Movement, Dennis (Denny) Alldridge has announced plans to retire in July 2016. He began his career in Wisconsin in June of 1989 after serving as CEO of Special Olympics Illinois for nine...


MY DAUGHTER, MY HERO: OLIVIA QUIGLEY’S MOTHER ON RAISING AN INSPIRATION

December 15, 2015

My husband, Dan, and I got married in our mid-30s and wanted a family. We heard about an adoption program in China and decided to apply. One day, in the fall of 1992, we got a wonderful picture of Olivia....


SOWI Athlete Olivia Quigley Named to espnW 25 Most Impactful Women in Sport List

December 8, 2015

Special Olympics USA athlete Olivia Quigley is fearless — she is a powerhouse of energy and inspiration. Because of her drive and inspiration to so many, espnW named her as one of the 25 Most Impactful Women in Sport for...


New Wisconsin Crowdfunding Platform Offers A Way To Give Back Locally

December 3, 2015

Wisconsin Bankers Association and Crowdfund i94, LLC recently announced the launch of nVestWisconsin, LLC, one of the state’s first crowdfunding websites to support local nonprofits,businesses and projects. On Giving Tuesday (Dec. 1), nVestWisconsin will launch a website, http://donate.nvestwisconsin.com, dedicated to...


UW-Oshkosh Women’s Basketball teams up with Special Olympics Athletes

December 3, 2015

17 Players from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Women’s Basketball Team worked with Special Olympic athletes throughout Region 4 to enhance their basketball skills through various drills and games. Coach Brad Fischer, Assistant Coach Kelly McNiff and 17 members of the...



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