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Chiefs Coach Andy Reid boosts SOMO

June 15, 2021 / Comments Off on Chiefs Coach Andy Reid boosts SOMO
Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid speaks to a crowd of Special Olympics Missouri supporters on June 10 at Arrowhead Stadium.

Kansas City Chiefs Coach Andy Reid pointed to the resilience of Special Olympics athletes, then called on a crowd of some 300 people to “step up and step out” to support Special Olympics Missouri Thursday night at “An Evening With Andy Reid” at Arrowhead Stadium.

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State Summer Games: Family volunteers 100,000 steps

June 15, 2021 / Comments Off on State Summer Games: Family volunteers 100,000 steps

By JODIE JACKSON JR. | Special Olympics Missouri Powerlifters, swimmers, volleyball teams, and track and field athletes were the stars of the first Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) State Summer Games…

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Ottenad family launches torch run

May 26, 2021 / Comments Off on Ottenad family launches torch run
John Ottenad speaks at the opening ceremony for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri May 25 in St. Charles.

Marilyn Ottenad and her family tearfully listened to a chronology of the Torch Run’s success and the impact her late son, Jeff, continues to have on the annual event.

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SOMO wows Knights of Columbus

April 27, 2021 / Comments Off on SOMO wows Knights of Columbus
Matt LaCaille stands in front of the dental exam room at Special Olympics Missouri's Training for Life Campus.

By JODIE JACKSON JR. | Special Olympics Missouri JEFFERSON CITY – Seeing really was believing for Matt LaCaille and a hundred or so other Knights of Columbus members who recently…

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SOMO partners with Mizzou, MU Health Care, UM System

November 6, 2019 / Comments Off on SOMO partners with Mizzou, MU Health Care, UM System
An athlete, a volunteer, and someone in a Truman the Tiger costume pose for a photo

COLUMBIA, Mo. — On Nov. 6, Special Olympics Missouri announced a major statewide partnership with the University of Missouri, MU Health Care and the University of Missouri System. “We are…

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Drive it Home Raffle: Meet the Finalists!

October 15, 2019 / Comments Off on Drive it Home Raffle: Meet the Finalists!
Athletes pose in front of silver jeep with car dealers

The Drive It Home Raffle is a statewide promotion that directly benefits more than 16,000 Special Olympics Missouri athletes across the state. We are honored to work with our statewide…

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