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Hodgson, Jesse Track
Athlete Spotlight

Jesse Hodgson

"I love the inclusion and the sports!"

Athlete Info
Age40
HometownOak Grove
SOMO Career7 years
SportsSoftball, bocce, basketball, bowling, and track and field
Fav. SOMO memoryGetting a silver medal in the 100 meter walk at the 2018 USA Games
Irvin Jones
Volunteer Spotlight

Irvin Jones

"It is a joy to see them succeed. Through Athlete Leadership I have worked with an athlete who had trouble putting two sentences together who worked to eventually present to lawmakers in Washington. What a joy to see that growth!"

Volunteer Info
Age77
HometownIndependence
Years as a Volunteer13 years
SportsBocce, bowling, track and field
Anything else to share?I am a Unified Partner in bowling , bocce, and softball. I am the oldest player in Missouri still playing softball at 77.

SOMO News & Updates

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Celebrating 50 Years – Volume 1 – Dicky Spence, SW Area Athlete

In this edition of “Celebrating 50 Years,” we bring you Dicky Spence from Willow Springs, Mo. Dicky has competed in Special Olympics Missouri since 1976 in a variety of sports…

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SPECIAL OLYMPICS MISSOURI CELEBRATES 50 YEARS!

WOW! Can you believe that SOMO is 50 YEARS OLD today?  On March 1, 1971, we were incorporated as a 501(c)3.  Back then, we were Missouri Special Olympics and in…

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