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SOMO Weekend Recap: Sept. 22-25, 2022

September 26, 2022 / Comments Off on SOMO Weekend Recap: Sept. 22-25, 2022

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Sept. 22-25, 2022! Thursday, Sept. 22 The Fatima volleyball team raised $1,800 for Special Olympics…

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Mexico Schools Unified Sports Day

September 22, 2022 / Comments Off on Mexico Schools Unified Sports Day

JEFFERSON CITY — Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) held a Unified Sports Day along with a Healthy Athletes Medfest at the Special Olympics Missouri Training for Life Campus (TLC) on Wednesday,…

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Special Olympics Missouri athletes team up with Missouri State students to play Unified flag football

September 15, 2022 / Comments Off on Special Olympics Missouri athletes team up with Missouri State students to play Unified flag football

SPRINGFIELD – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) held a Unified Intramural Flag Football competition at Missouri State University (MSU) on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. Several MSU students came out to play…

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Ste. Genevieve High School named National Banner Unified Champion School

September 12, 2022 / Comments Off on Ste. Genevieve High School named National Banner Unified Champion School

STE. GENEVIEVE – Ste. Genevieve High School has been named an official National Banner Unified Champion School for its commitment to inclusion. The Dragons met 10 standards of excellence focusing…

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The Springfield Cardinals to host Special Olympics Missouri Night at the Ballpark

July 20, 2022 / Comments Off on The Springfield Cardinals to host Special Olympics Missouri Night at the Ballpark

SPRINGFIELD – The Springfield Cardinals are hosting Special Olympics Missouri Night at the Ballpark on August 19. Tickets are just $13, and we are looking to have as many families…

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Selection Camp, celebration on tap

June 24, 2021 / Comments Off on Selection Camp, celebration on tap
A volunteer pours smoothies for a group of athletes watching on

Two historic events converge Saturday, June 26, at Special Olympics Missouri’s (SOMO) Training for Life Campus at 305 Special Olympics Drive in Jefferson City.

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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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#SOMOAtHome Programs

March 31, 2020 / Comments Off on #SOMOAtHome Programs

With the cancellation of all Special Olympics Missouri programming through May 31 due to COVID-19, SOMO staff has adapted their programming to continue providing athletes with opportunities to learn and…

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