Region I Taste of Something Special

What is Taste of Something Special?

A fun evening of wine and beer tasting complete with food, music, and a live and silent auction. If you cannot attend in person, there will be a virtual bidding option.Enjoy specialty wines and craft beers all of which are available for purchase at the event. A great girls night out, guys night out ,or make it a date night! All proceeds will benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois Region I.

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Event Details

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Thank you to our Sponsors!

The presenting sponsors for the 15th Annual Taste of Something Special will be honored here soon.

Supporting Documents

To see a complete list of all State Championship Competitions, click here.

To find out more information about the Knights of Columbus, who support Special Olympics Illinois throughout the year, click here.

Who We Are

About Special Olympics Illinois    

Special Olympics Illinois is a not-for-profit sports organization offering year-round training and competition in 18 sports to a community of more than 55,000 traditional athletes, Young Athletes, Unified partners, coaches, volunteers, and more. It strives to be a global leader in shaping a culture where people with and without intellectual disabilities are fully integrated into the community by providing year-round opportunities in competitive sports, health education, leadership and personal development. 

If you are interested in being a part of Special Olympics Illinois and its vision, contact your local region, call 800-394-0562 or visit our website. Follow Special Olympics Illinois on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok and X.  


Oct 03 2024


5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


$20.00 per person in advance; $25.00 per person at the door.


The Walkway
1501 Lake Land Blvd, Mattoon IL
Vanessa Duncan


Vanessa Duncan
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