Inspiring Stories

UNSUNG HERO: Bill Asbury
Bill Asbury, Special Olympics Illinois volunteer, Board Member, and father of an athlete, was presented an unsung hero award for
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Athlete. Student. Advocate- Bree Bogucki
“She’s the kind of kid you’re going to look back & say she changed the world.” Check out our very
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Join Us In Galena, for Winter Games!
Come one, come all! The 2019 Winter Games in Galena, Illinois will take place from February 5 through February 7. Winter Games is
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Clif Bar & Company is a proud new supporter of Special Olympics, beginning with its 50th Anniversary event held in Chicago
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Healthy Athletes Cooking Demonstration
On July 16th, 2018 Special Olympics Illinois hosted the first-ever Healthy Athletes Cooking Demonstration. Collaborating with Entercom’s Culinary Kitchen, Steak
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Meet the Staff!
  Over the past 50 years, the mission and culture of our organization have made our employees the best they
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Featured Events

Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019
When: March 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am – March 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am WORLD GAMES ABU DHABI 2019 The
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Polar Plunge
The 2019 Polar Plunge season will run from Friday, February 15 through Sunday, March 24th.  Registration is scheduled to open
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Winter Games
When: February 5, 2019 – February 7, 2019 all-day Where: Chestnut Mountain, 8700 West Chestnut Mountain Road, Hanover, IL 61041,
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First Look for Charity
When: February 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Where: McCormick Place, 2301 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616,
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