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Jared Niemeyer named SOMO Athlete of the Year, other athletes honored

October 29, 2019 / Comments Off on Jared Niemeyer named SOMO Athlete of the Year, other athletes honored
Athlete poses with award and smiles at camera

All of the athletes below were recognized for their outstanding contributions to Special Olympics Missouri from their respective areas at the SOMO Annual Awards Luncheon Oct. 19 in Columbia. Each year,…

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Athlete-Leader guest post: My experience at the United Nations

July 31, 2019 / Comments Off on Athlete-Leader guest post: My experience at the United Nations
Athlete smiles at camera with a red microphone in front of them

This blog post was written by athlete-leader and SOMO board of directors member Jared Niemeyer. In June, Niemeyer attended the United Nations 12th Conference of State Parties to the Convention for…

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SOMO participants play part in northwest Missouri flood recovery

May 8, 2019 / Comments Off on SOMO participants play part in northwest Missouri flood recovery

During the month of March, mid-western towns along the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers battled unseasonably heavy rainfall and rising river levels. One area hit particularly hard by the flooding was…

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