Kansas City Metro Area

Area Contact Information

9150 E 41st Ter, Suite 213
Kansas City, MO 64133
Phone: 816.535.9610
Fax: 816.535.9611

Area Staff:

Meg Ward, Program Director

Eslun Tucker, Business Development Manager

Christina Hunt, Development Manager

Counties served:
Bates, Cass, Clay, Jackson, and Platte

KC Metro Area events

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Christmas in the Park

December 8 @ 5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
850 SW Longview Road
Lee's Summit, MO

Join us for the annual Christmas in the Park at Longview Lake! Support SOMO by swinging by and saying hi while you drive through the light display.  SOMO will receive up…

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Wingstand Dine to Donate – KC Metro

December 13
7715 Stateline Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64114

KC Metro’s December Dine to Donate is at Wingstand located at 7715 Stateline Rd., KCMO 64114. You can order in person or online anytime during open business hours!  The code…

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KC Metro Holiday Party

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1211 W 27th St.
Kansas City, MO 64108

Come and celebrate the 2022 year with your SOMO friends! We’ll eat, drink (non-alcoholic), socialize, and dance the night away! Wear your favorite ugly Christmas sweater or your holiday best!…

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Basketball Clinic with Rockhurst University

December 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
1100 Rockhurst Rd
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States

Free Clinic hosted by Rockhurst University and The Whole Person! 10:30am: Arrive to campus gym and introductions to the team 11:00am-noon: Basketball Clinic (max of 30 participants) Noon: Pizza available…

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KC Metro Floor Hockey Clinic

January 11, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
1201 NE Colbern Rd
Lee's Summit, MO 64086 United States

SOMO is hosting a FREE Floor Hockey Event with KC Mavericks!  Limited spots, RSVP today!  Click here to Register! Questions?  Please contact Meg Ward: ward@somo.org

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SOMO Night at the KC Mavericks Game

January 13, 2023 @ 7:05 pm - 10:00 pm
19100 E Valley View Pkwy
Independence, MO 64055 United States

Mark Your calendars and get your tickets to attend the KC Mavericks game for SOMO night!  We’ve partnered with the KC Mavericks for the entire month of January and the…

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Bingo Morning Fundraiser with the KC Mavericks

January 14, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
1761 Burlington
North Kansas City, Missouri 64116

SOMO has teamed up with the KC Mavericks and Chicken n Pickle to host a BINGO fundraiser!  So, bring the whole fam to meet Mavericks players and coaches.  We will…

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KC Metro Area Basketball

January 21, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
801 W North Ave
Belton, MO 64012 United States

Team entries and physicals due Wednesday, December 21.  Questions?  Please contact Meg Ward: ward@somo.org

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Polar Plunge – KC Metro

January 28, 2023

Bring your friends and jump in a lake of frozen water to benefit Special Olympics Missouri.   Raise a bear min of $75 to receive a shirt the day of the…

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KC Metro Area Aquatics Meet

April 1, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
18200 MO-78
Independence, MO 64057 United States

Entries are due Thursday, March 9.  Questions?  Please contact Meg Ward: ward@somo.org

KC Metro Area blog posts

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Lynna’s Log: Built Strong Powerlifting Meet

Special Olympics Missouri athlete leader Lynna Hodgson blogged about her recent experience at the Built Strong Powerlifting Meet in Overland Park, Kan. on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. You can see…

Gold Medal Gala 2022

SOMO Weekend Recap: Nov. 10-13

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Nov. 11-13, 2022! Southwest Area Bowling Tournament – Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022 The Southwest Area…

Lynna Hodson At Kansas City Metro Area Bowling

Lynna’s Log: Kansas City Metro Area Bowling Tournament

Special Olympics Missouri athlete leader Lynna Hodgson blogged about her recent experience at the Kansas City Metro Area Bowling Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022. You can check out her…

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SOMO Weekend Recap: Nov. 3-6

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Nov. 3-6, 2022! SOMO Unified Flag Football Tournament – Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022 Representatives from…

Fall Tree Sale 2022

SOMO Weekend Recap: Oct. 28-30

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Oct. 28-30! Third Annual Fall Tree Sale – Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022 Special Olympics Missouri…

Lynna Hodgson At The Podium

Lynna’s Log: 2022 Leadership Summit

Special Olympics Missouri athlete leader Lynna Hodgson recapped our 2022 Leadership Summit in her blog below! You can check out more of her pictures here. “We met up with Britani…

Special Olympics Missouri Hall of Fame Class of 2022

SOMO honors athletes, volunteers and donors at 2022 Leadership Summit

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) honored several of its most outstanding athletes, coaches, volunteers and donors at its 2022 Leadership Summit on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Training…

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Special Olympics Missouri teams up with Southeast Enterprises to host first annual Picture Me Perfect Art Crawl

KANSAS CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) and Southeast Enterprises are proud to host the first annual Picture Me Perfect Art Crawl in Brookside on Sunday, Oct. 30 from 3-6…

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Lynna’s Log: State Outdoor Games 2022

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri athlete Lynna Hodgson shared her experience at the 2022 State Outdoor Games in her blog below and at the following link! “I met up…

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SOMO Weekend Recap: Oct. 13-16

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Oct. 13-16, 2022! Franklin County Local Bowling Tournament – Thursday, Oct. 13 Special Olympics Missouri…

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