Stories

Initial Reflections From A Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger
By Daniel Smrokowski | 2018-2022 Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger, Special Olympics Two weeks ago, my friends and family at
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Special Olympics Illinois Unified Partners Attend Global Youth Leadership Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan
120 youth leaders with and without intellectual disabilities were selected to attend an inclusion-focused forum in Baku, Azerbaijan from September
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Flynn Marshall’s Story | Down Syndrome Awareness Month
Written by Jay Marshall, proud Father of Flynn Marshall October, among other things, is also Down Syndrome Awareness Month.  I
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Believing is Achieving
Stefan Xidas, Special Olympics Illinois athlete, and dedicated Cubs fan pursues his dream of singing at Wrigley Field with help
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Special Olympics Illinois and Six Flags Great America Hosted the 5th Annual Coaster Challenge
Special Olympics Illinois hosted the 5th Annual Coaster Challenge on September 15, 2018, at Six Flags Great America.  The event
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 In Remembrance of Denny Alldridge
A long-time leader of the Special Olympics Movement Denny Alldridge, former CEO of Special Olympics Wisconsin and longtime leader of
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Phillip’s Flowers & Gifts in Westmont Joins the Inclusion Revolution
In of Support Co-Worker, Friend, and Special Olympics Illinois Athlete, Michele Forzley Michele Forzley began her journey with Special Olympics
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The Inclusion Revolution Manifesto
August 26, 2018, BY Daniel Smrokowski and Special Olympics Maryland Athlete Leader Adam Hayes.  This article was originally posted on SpecialChronicles.com and this video was
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Fueling Inclusion | 2018 LETR Truck Convoy
  This weekend, Law Enforcement Torch Run presents the first of three Truck Convoys for Special Olympics Illinois. Law Enforcement
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Over 60,000 Rubber Ducks Splashed in to the Chicago River | Thursday August 9
The 13th Annual Chicago Ducky Derby Made a Record-Breaking Splash with over 60,000 Rubber Ducks adopted to Support Special Olympics
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