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...


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...


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...


SOWI athletes get creative in finding ways to inspire

November 9, 2020 Blog, Featured

While COVID-19 has made for a fall with fewer Special Olympics Wisconsin activities than in a normal year, many SOWI athletes were able to find creative ways to stay engaged with the SOWI community and inspire others in new and...


Catholic Financial Life members show us what moves them

October 1, 2020 Blog, Events, Featured

Across southeastern Wisconsin this weekend, members of the Catholic Financial Life community will be walking, running, biking or rolling wheelchairs in their neighborhoods, through local parks or around school tracks to help kick off the inaugural Virtual Run Series for...


SOWI athletes show off skills in Xbox Virtual Gaming Event

July 2, 2020 Blog, Events, Featured

Although in-person competition over the last few months was canceled due to the Coronavirus pandemic, three Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes recently had the unique opportunity to compete in Special Olympics’ and Microsoft’s 2020 Xbox Virtual Gaming Event. Scott Rolling of...


SOWI athletes prove essential during pandemic

July 2, 2020 Blog, Featured

While many of us across Wisconsin have spent much of the last few months social distancing to slow down the spread of COVID-19, many people have been hard at work on the frontlines keeping essential businesses open. Although society came...



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