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SOMO hosts successful State Summer Games in Columbia

May 25, 2022 / Comments Off on SOMO hosts successful State Summer Games in Columbia

COLUMBIA – Special Olympics Missouri hosted its State Summer Games May 20-22 in Columbia. It was SOMO’s first full three-day event since 2018. “SOMO has been through so much these…

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Meet the Team: Team Missouri 3 on 3 basketball

March 16, 2022 / Comments Off on Meet the Team: Team Missouri 3 on 3 basketball
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Meet the team that will represent Missouri in 3 on 3 basketball at USA Games, this summer at Disneyland in Orlando, Florida, June 5-12. They are led by their coach…

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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
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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
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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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