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Athlete Spotlight

Charlie Phillips

"I'm a beast!"

Athlete Info
Age24
HometownSavannah
SOMO Career6 years
SportsPowerlifting, basketball, flag football
What do you love about Special Olympics?To make new friends and play sports with them
Mike Lowry
Volunteer Spotlight

Mike Lowry

"Through sports we give the individual an opportunity to belong to a wider community and experience success through personal accomplishment."

Volunteer Info
Age70
HometownSugar Creek
Years as a Volunteer27 years
What advice do you have for other volunteers?My advice is to learn how to see things through the outlook of the athletes and to remember our athletes will teach you about life.
Anything else to share about yourself?I like to make things to donate to SOMO fundraisers from glass work to golf clubs.

SOMO News & Updates

Gudenkauf Lisa And Morgan

Gudenkauf family of Southeast Area wins SOMO family of the year

Each year, Special Olympics Missouri salutes those who have made significant contributions to the Special Olympics movement. Each area nominee is submitted for statewide recognition, and the overall winners were…

Keith Patterson

Keith Patterson of Southwest Area named best SOMO coach

Each year, Special Olympics Missouri salutes those who have made significant contributions to the Special Olympics movement. Each area nominee is submitted for statewide recognition, and the overall winners were…

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