Results tagged with 'special olympics'
Published March 1, 2017
As this year's induction ceremony approaches, the historic Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame announced on Wednesday the creation of its 4 Kids partnership with three major charities in the state - Special Olympics Wisconsin, the MACC Fund and Make-A-Wish Wisconsin.
Published Jan. 28, 2014
For some people, this weather isn't cold. Cold is running into a freezing body of water - maybe wearing a costume, maybe wearing just a swimsuit - submerging themselves in completely and then racing back out again with a brand new layer of icicles. Some might call that insanity. For the past 15 years, however, Special Olympics Wisconsin has called it the Polar Plunge.
Published March 3, 2011
A cold beer is often the perfect accompaniment for a steaming hot bowl of chili.
Published Sept. 13, 2010
Last week, Sarah Minella rappelled down the side of the Hilton Milwaukee City Center, 509 W. Wisconsin Ave., as part of a fundraiser for the Special Olympics' called "Over the Edge." This adventure was the first of many for Minella, who recently started a group called Extreme Moms.
Published Feb. 4, 2009
This Sunday, the Wisconsin Special Olympics hosts "Freezin' for a Reason," the organization's 10th Annual Polar Plunge. Held at Muskego County Park, the Polar Plunge is the biggest fundraiser of the year for Wisconsin's Special Olympics with "Plungers" raising $7 million dollars since the event's 1999 inception.
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