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Motivating Central Wisconsin to live healthier, more active lives by producing and promoting challenging aerobic activities and recreational resources that encourage active lifestyles.

What is your favorite way to be active? Get out and get moving in Portage County, Wisconsin. Explore the wonderful ways to stay moving and healthy on foot or bike in the Central Wisconsin region. Register and train for an upcoming event with family and friends, or just explore the trails and routes for fun.

Being active helps reduce the risks of heart disease, diabetes, stress-related issues and other health problems stemming from being sedentary. Find fun ways to reduce your risk, and participate in local health and fitness events, like Walk Wisconsin.

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Upcoming Events
September 11, 2018
SentryWorld Golf and Tennis Classic

Special Olympics Wisconsin is teaming with SentryWorld to host its first annual SentryWorld Special Olympics Wisconsin Golf and Tennis Classic, presented by the Dan and Patti Rashke (TASC) Family Foundation. Limited to 192 participants, the SentryWorld Golf and Tennis Classic is designed to allow guests a premiere golf and tennis experience paired with the celebratory nature of a Special Olympics event. Athletes will be in attendance, along with our Unified golf pair representing Team USA at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games, bringing both the mission and camaraderie to the forefront.

Date & Times
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Golf Tennis
Registration – 8:30 am
Driving Range – 8:00 am
Announcements – 9:45 am
Shot Gun Start – 10:00 am
Lunch: Boxed Lunches on carts by 9:30am
Silent Auction – 3:00-4:30 pm
Dinner – 4:00-5:00 pm
Program – 4:30-5:00 pm
Pay for Auction Items and Program Ends – 5:00-5:30 pm
Registration – 7:30 a.m.
Warm-Up – 7:50 a.m
First Matches – 8:00 a.m.
Box Lunches – 11:00 a.m.
Play ends – 3:30 p.m.
Silent Auction – 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Dinner – 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Program – 4:30-5:00 p.m.
Pay for Auction Items and Program Ends – 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Prizes will be awarded for: Best matched outfits, team that comes closes to X numbers of game (TBA), and wildest pair of shoes.
Registration and Fees
Registration is limited to the first 192 participants (144 golf and 48 tennis). Mark your commitment to supporting the athletes of Special Olympics Wisconsin by securing your spot today!

Golf Tennis
Foursome – $1,000
Single Player – $250
Single Player – $100
Special Guests

Dick Bennett – is an American former college basketball coach who is best known for building the Wisconsin-Green Bay Phoenix men’s basketball program into a mid-major power and revitalizing the Wisconsin Badgers basketball program. In the early 1990s he brought UW–Green Bay to its first three NCAA tournament appearances. And in 2000, after five years in Madison, he took the Badgers to the Final Four.

Jack Bennett – Previous Head coach for UW-Stevens Point men’s basketball team, Bennett’s teams won five Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championships and reached the NCAA tournament five times during his ten year coaching career in Stevens Point. He’s also won two NCAA Division 3 Basketball Championships. He was 200-56 at Point, making him the winningest coach in school history.

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September 15, 2018
Pointoberfest / Blubber Run 5K

Dust off your lederhosen and dirndl dresses ... It's time for our annual Oktoberfest celebration and fun run! Enjoy 20+ craft beers and hard ciders, German food, live music, costume contests & more. Prost!

POINTOBERFEST (4 PM - 8 PM)
$25 Advance, $30 Day Of

The most fun you'll have in a beer tent this side of Bavaria, the 7th annual Pointoberfest will be held right across the street from the historic Stevens Point Brewery. Choose from 20+ Point Craft Beers and Ciderboys Hard Ciders, and enjoy with a souvenir event mug, food, and friends. Live music kicks off at 4 PM with WI powerhouse Stetsin & Lace. Special tappings on the hour. Prost!

BLUBBER RUN 5K (3 PM, Packet pick-up 1:30 PM)
$30 Advance, $40 Day Of (inc Pointoberfest & t-shirt)
[Register] www.pointbockrun.com/blubberrun.html

Start this exciting day with a 5-K Fun Run, featuring a "Point Beer Stop" half-way through! Must be 21 years or older to participate. Limit of 500 runners! Make sure to dress up for the Costume Contest! Trophies will be given for "Best Group Costume" and "Best Costume," as well as fastest female and male runners!

German food from Michele's Restaurant and Catering

Sponsored by Y106.5

Live music by Stetsin & Lace

Proceeds benefit Pints for Prostates

TICKETS:
Available at Point Brewery, UWSP University Information and Tickets, Trig's Cellar 70, and online at: http://pointbeer.com/tickets

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September 15, 2018
9/15 6:00 PM Football vs Dakota State University - Spud Bowl Football vs Dakota State University - Spud Bowl\nStreaming Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-G6X7SVrpNg\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=7385
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September 15, 2018
9/15 6:00 PM [W] Football vs Dakota State University - Spud Bowl [W] Football vs Dakota State University - Spud Bowl\nW 51-28\nStreaming Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-G6X7SVrpNg\nStreaming Audio: http://www.921wpcn.com/\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=7385
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September 16, 2018
9/16 11:00 AM Women's Tennis vs Lakeland University Women's Tennis vs Lakeland University\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=7985
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September 16, 2018
9/16 Women's Tennis vs UW-River Falls Women's Tennis vs UW-River Falls\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=7988
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September 16, 2018
9/16 10:00 AM Women's Tennis vs Lakeland University Women's Tennis vs Lakeland University\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=7985
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September 16, 2018
9/16 1:30 PM Women's Tennis vs UW-River Falls Women's Tennis vs UW-River Falls\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=7988
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September 16, 2018
9/16 10:30 AM Women's Tennis vs Lakeland University Women's Tennis vs Lakeland University\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=7985
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September 16, 2018
9/16 10:30 AM [W] Women's Tennis vs Lakeland University [W] Women's Tennis vs Lakeland University\nW 5-4\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=7985
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September 19, 2018
9/19 7:00 PM Volleyball vs UW-Whitewater - Gold Out Volleyball vs UW-Whitewater - Gold Out\nStreaming Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wQMMYLFUMo\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=7676
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September 21, 2018
9/21 7:00 PM Volleyball vs Elmhurst College Volleyball vs Elmhurst College\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=7677
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September 22, 2018
Walk to End Alzheimer's Stevens Point

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease!

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September 22, 2018
9/22 12:00 PM Volleyball vs Coe College Volleyball vs Coe College\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=7678
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September 22, 2018
9/22 2:00 PM Volleyball vs Wheaton College (Ill.) Volleyball vs Wheaton College (Ill.)\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=7679
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September 22, 2018
Run/Walk From the Copps 5k and 2-Mile Dog Walk

Run/Walk From the Cops 5K and new 2 Mile Dog Walk gives the community a chance to come out, and run with their local Police Officers to help raise money to go back to local charities! This year we are adding a chance for our four-legged friends to join the fun with a two mile dog walk along the Green Circle Trail.
Tickets: www.stevenspointrunfromthecops5k.com

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September 22, 2018
Yoga On Tap

Yoga On Tap at Central Waters:
Come for yoga and Nama-stay for beer! Hop on your mat & tap into the fun & focus of yoga. Start with an all levels class designed to encourage breath, balance, & lots of smiles. Finish with a cold brew shared with your pals and new yogi friends! Cost is $15 & includes a beverage after class. Please bring a yoga mat. SPACE IS LIMITED SO YOU MUST RSVP to save your spot. Pay at the door the day of the event.
To sign up use the following link:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/yoga-on-tap-tickets-48975352598

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September 23, 2018
Junior Pointers- UWSP Men's Basketball

The UW-Stevens Point Men's Basketball team is once again hosting our Junior Pointers Fall Development League for boys ages 5th-8th grade. This league runs on four Sundays this fall: September 23rd, September 30th, October 7th and October 14th. It is a great opportunity to work closely with UWSP Men's basketball players and staff. In addition to working on skills, campers will be drafted and divided up into teams and play weekly games with their teams.

7th and 8th grade sessions are from 12pm to 2 pm
5th and 6th grade sessions are from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Please see our attached image/flyer for more information!

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September 26, 2018
9/26 4:00 PM Women's Soccer vs Carroll University Women's Soccer vs Carroll University\n https://athletics.uwsp.edu/calendar.aspx?id=7053
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September 27, 2018
Know Your Score Golf Outing

18 hole – 4 person scramble
Registration opens at 8:00AM, shotgun start at 10:00AM

Continental breakfast, lunch and social hour (appetizers)

Expand your knowledge of prostate screening services right here in Central Wisconsin. We encourage you to know your PSA score!

“PSA testing is currently a man’s best defense against dying of potentially lethal prostate cancer and against developing metastatic prostate cancer. Individuals have a fundamental right to choose whether or not they want to know if they have prostate cancer, prior to becoming symptomatic.” -Portage County Prostate Cancer Coalition

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