Hundreds of Special Olympics athletes — including many from Waukesha — took part Saturday in the organization's annual Southern State Fall Sports Tournament.
Special Olympics athletes from throughout southern Wisconsin — including many from Waukesha — took part in a friendly but spirited bowling competition Saturday at the AMF Bowlero Lanes in Wauwatosa. The event was part of the organization's Southern Fall Sports Tournament that drew more than 550 athletes, nearly 200 coaches and 300 volunteers. Athletes also took part in a volleyball tournament at the Center Court Complex in Waukesha. Organizers say the fall tournament is just one example of how athletes further Special Olympics' mission to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families and others.
Waukesha police officers will be serving up lunch and dinner at Red Robin in Brookfield to support Special Olympics.
Fundraiser for Special Olympics being held at Buffalo Wild Wings on Aug. 20.
Members of the Waukesha Police Department are donating their time to raise money for Special Olympics at Buffalo Wild Wings on Aug. 20 during “Cops Gone Wild.” The police department has a strong relationship with supporting the Special Olympics, including participating in the Torch Run and the Over the Edge where people will rappel down the City Center at 735 in downtown Milwaukee. Police officers will be guest waiters at Buffalo Wild Wings at 1180 W. Sunset Drive. The tips the police officers receive will be donated to the Special Olympics. The restaurant also is donating 10 percent of all its food sales to the organization as well. Officers will be working from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Police officers also will be at …