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Stage set for State Summer Games

May 13, 2021 / Comments Off on Stage set for State Summer Games
50th anniversary logo

After a two-year hiatus, the Special Olympics Missouri State Summer Games are just three weeks away, set for a one-day event on Saturday, June 5, at Hickman High School in Columbia.

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First E-Sports Tourney a Success

May 12, 2021 / Comments Off on First E-Sports Tourney a Success

Written by athlete leader Michael Mohrmann I have play fortnite before I played it for SOMO. I have play doubles with a friend of mine and we won and got…

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‘Unified Days’ kick off Return to Play activities

May 3, 2021 / Comments Off on ‘Unified Days’ kick off Return to Play activities

By DILLEN MAYFIELD Festus High School Festus High School Student Council hosted a Unified Track day for their entire district on April 15, culminating several months of planning. I went…

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SPECIAL OLYMPICS MISSOURI CELEBRATES 50 YEARS!

March 1, 2021 / Comments Off on SPECIAL OLYMPICS MISSOURI CELEBRATES 50 YEARS!

WOW! Can you believe that SOMO is 50 YEARS OLD today?  On March 1, 1971, we were incorporated as a 501(c)3.  Back then, we were Missouri Special Olympics and in…

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DPI & SOMO Take Fit 5 Workout Virtual

February 9, 2021 / Comments Off on DPI & SOMO Take Fit 5 Workout Virtual
Three athletes in the workout room doing standing squats

This post was written by SOMO Volunteer Biographer, Alisha Shurr Two organizations dedicated to Missourians with intellectual disabilities have joined together to promote health and wellness in a way that…

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John Owen Wins Drive It Home Raffle

December 14, 2016 / Comments Off on John Owen Wins Drive It Home Raffle

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6XqDLbCrws] Congratulations to our 2016 Drive it Home Raffle winner, John Owen of the St. Louis Metro Area! John purchased one ticket from staff member Jennifer Krumm at a…

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Be Brave: Go Over the Edge!

May 4, 2016 / Comments Off on Be Brave: Go Over the Edge!

For Lt. Col. Sandy Karsten of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, rappelling 13 stories down the Jefferson State Office building is a way to be more like Special Olympics athletes,…

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