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Introducing our latest feature: SOMO Athlete Spotlight

July 24, 2013 / Comments Off on Introducing our latest feature: SOMO Athlete Spotlight

Introducing our latest feature: SOMO Athlete Spotlight The athletes are at the heart of the Special Olympics Missouri program. SOMO is about giving our athletes opportunities to shine both in…

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Team Missouri Selected for Special Olympics 2014 USA Games

July 18, 2013 / Comments Off on Team Missouri Selected for Special Olympics 2014 USA Games

Every four years, Special Olympics conducts a National Summer Games in the United States that includes athletes from all 52 US Programs.  New Jersey is proud to have been selected…

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MASC Camp 2013

July 9, 2013 / Comments Off on MASC Camp 2013

Day 1 Today’s theme was “Meet the Crew.”  After getting adjusted into their councils and getting to know everyone, the athletes did not take very long to send the chaperones…

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Governor Nixon’s 100 Missouri Miles Challenge

June 11, 2013 / Comments Off on Governor Nixon’s 100 Missouri Miles Challenge

Earlier this year, Missouri was named the “Best Trails State” by American Trails, a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting our nation’s hiking, biking and riding trails. From our cities…

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State Summer Games 2013: Go Wild!

May 28, 2013 / Comments Off on State Summer Games 2013: Go Wild!

More than 2,500 athletes and coaches will head to Columbia this week for the State Summer Games, our biggest event of the year! Our athletes have been training for at…

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Rewarding Volunteer Experiences

May 21, 2013 / Comments Off on Rewarding Volunteer Experiences

I’m writing to express my gratitude to SOMO, and the very special athletes, as well as the opportunity to volunteer my time. Although I have only recently volunteered a few…

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Thank you, Mom: P&G Supports Special Olympics mothers

May 7, 2013 /

We all owe who we are to our mother’s devotion. Special Olympics athletes owe a lot to one very special mother as well: Eunice Kennedy Shriver. As part of P&G’s…

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Samantha Greenough goes to Savannah Middle School and has been helping with our new track team there. She wrote the following after volunteering at the Northwest Area Spring Games April…

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GO WILD at the State Summer Games!

April 23, 2013 /

Everyone who knows Special Olympics knows that the athletes are the heart and soul of our program. But, with more than 200 sporting events across the state each year, there…

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Be a part of Team Missouri for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games!

April 16, 2013 / Comments Off on Be a part of Team Missouri for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games!

Every four years, Special Olympics conducts a National Summer Games in the United States that includes athletes from all 52 US Programs. New Jersey is proud to have been selected…

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