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Since 1982, the Wertz Warriors have raised over $8.8 million to support the over 21,000 Special Olympics Michigan athletes.Founded by Detroit Tigers great Vic Wertz in 1982, the Wertz Warriors have been riding their snowmobiles through Northern Michigan to raise funds for Special Olympics Michigan. Celebrating their 37th Anniversary in 2018, the Wertz Warriors have traveled over 18,000 miles and raised over $9 Million to support the State Winter Games of Special Olympics Michigan.

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  •   586-725-9660
  •  P.O. Box 1132 Mount Clemens MI 48046
  •   wertzwarriors@outlook.com.
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Live and Silent Auction

SPECIAL OLYMPICS “WERTZ WARRIOR” ……. LIVE AND SILENT AUCTION ……. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2017 DOORS OPEN AT 5 PM … VIEW AUCTION ITEMS AND FOOD SERVED LIVE AUCTION: WILL BEGIN AT 6 PM SILENT AUCTION: OPEN FOR BIDS AT 5 PM. TABLES WILL “START” TO BE SHUT DOWN AT 6:30 PM. WITH THE LAST TABLE […]

Pumpkin giveaway helps fund Special Olympics

Pumpkin giveaway helps fund Special Olympics BY PHIL FOLEY 810-452-2616 • pfoley@mihomepaper.com Marcia Redd can be found most days in October in front of her husband’s electrical contracting business in Almont Township giving away pumpkins and accepting donations for Special Olympics. Photo by Phil FoleyALMONT TWP. — Ten years ago Marcia Redd decided to tag along when her […]

Wertz Warriors 37th annual Snowmobile Endurance Ride

The Wertz Warriors 37th annual Snowmobile Endurance Ride is January 28 – February 3, 2018! The Wertz Warriors…one man’s dream transformed into reality. Vic Wertz, a former Detroit Tiger and Michigan Hall of Fame member, had a dream “to completely underwrite the Special Olympics Michigan Inc. (SOMI) State Winter Games.” So, in 1981 he set […]