Special Olympics Illinois is aware that a winter storm has caused travel advisories in the southern portion of the state. Pending no further significant weather developments, the State Bowling Tournament ... Read More
What is the Polar Plunge?
The Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge, presented by the Law Enforcement Torch Run and GEICO, is a unique opportunity to support Special Olympics athletes by taking ... Read More
Finish Line Launches Holiday Drive
The Finish Line Youth Foundation has launched its 2013 Holiday Drive in more than 650 Finish Line stores across the U.S. and online.
This year’s goal for ... Read More
What is Winter Games?
Winter Games is one of 9 state sports competitions. It is the culminating competition for those participating in Alpine Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing. Winter Games is ... Read More
Mad for First Look for Charity!
Be sure to designate Special Olympics Illinois as your charity of choice for the 2014 First Look for Charity Auto Show Preview event! Your purchase ... Read More
Volunteer Mary Manley visited the 15th annual MedFest at United Center in Chicago to hear from doctors and athletes about why this event is so important to each of them.
By ... Read More
Joy of Music
Special Olympics Illinois and Liquid Spins have partnered up to bring you the joy of music. Through this partnership we now have a brand NEW Music Store! When you ... Read More
NORMAL, Ill. – The Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics (LETR) has awarded the 2013 Richard LaMunyon Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Hall of Fame award to ... Read More
Ask nearly any 12-year-old boy who his role model is and the answers will probably range from major league baseball players to actors to professional wrestlers. Ask Justin Grammer of ... Read More
By Justin Grammer of Joliet
My sister Jessica Grammer was diagnosed when she was 2 years old with autism. When she was 6, she took swim lessons which did not go ... Read More
From Oct. 17-21, five Illinois golfers had the thrill of competing in a high profile national golf tournament. They joined 171 other Special Olympics golfers from the United States and ... Read More