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SOMO Sum Ups: Jan. 16-22

January 23, 2023 / Comments Off on SOMO Sum Ups: Jan. 16-22

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Jan. 16-22, 2023! Southwest Area Unified 3 v 3 Basketball Tournament- Wednesday, Jan. 18 A…

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SOMO Weekend Recap: Oct. 28-30

October 31, 2022 / Comments Off on SOMO Weekend Recap: Oct. 28-30

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Oct. 28-30! Third Annual Fall Tree Sale – Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022 Special Olympics Missouri…

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Carrollton High School hosts Unified track meet

October 3, 2022 / Comments Off on Carrollton High School hosts Unified track meet

CARROLLTON – Carrollton High School was the place to be on Friday, Sept. 30! Five school districts across two different Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) areas (North and Central) came together…

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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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‘Can’t’: It’s just like cursing

May 15, 2021 / Comments Off on ‘Can’t’: It’s just like cursing

HERMANN – The Finch family from Montgomery City encourages freedom of expression. Just don’t say “can’t.”

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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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The Impact of Young Athletes

July 1, 2019 / Comments Off on The Impact of Young Athletes
Young athlete laying on belly under a parachute and looking up while smiling

 Editor’s note: This session of Young Athletes concluded in early May 2019. On May 22, an EF3 tornado tore through Jefferson City, destroying our athletic field and damaging the roof…

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Young Athletes Program Motivates Young Volunteer

May 15, 2014 / Comments Off on Young Athletes Program Motivates Young Volunteer

It is hard to imagine how something so small could have such a large impact on my life. When I first started to attend the Monday night Young Athlete Program…

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Young Athletes Program

January 17, 2012 / Comments Off on Young Athletes Program

Renee Sherman is a Young Athletes Program parent from the Northwest Area. I spent 14 years of my life playing T-ball and girls fast pitch softball. Before that, I was…

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