Central Area

Area Contact Information

305 Special Olympics Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: 573-635-1660
Fax: 573-635-8233

Area Staff:
Tim Schuster, Program Director

Counties served:
Audrain, Benton, Boone, Callaway, Camden, Chariton, Cole, Cooper, Crawford, Gasconade, Henry, Howard, Johnson, Lafayette, Macon, Maries, Marion, Miller, Moniteau, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Osage, Pettis, Phelps, Pulaski, Ralls, Randolph, Saline and Texas

Central Area events

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Cops on Top – Boonville

February 3 @ 5:00 am - 7:00 pm

Please join the Dept. of Corrections as they take to the roof of C & R Market in Boonville – to raise awareness and funds for the SOMO athletes.  They…

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Tip-A-Cop at Texas Roadhouse Jefferson City

February 15 @ 3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
3104 S Ten Mile Dr
Jefferson City, Missouri 65109

Please make plans to join the Algoa Correctional Center and the Jefferson City Police Department as they become your servers for the evening!

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Jefferson City – Cops on Top

February 16 @ 6:00 am - February 17 @ 12:00 pm
610 Bolivar St.
Jefferson City, 65109 United States

Officers from the Jefferson City area Law Enforcement agencies will take to the roof of the Courtyard Marriott Hotel, from Thursday, February 16 at 6am thru Friday, February 17 at…

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Osage Beach Cops on Top

February 17 @ 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
997 Hwy D
Osage Beach, Missouri 65065

Osage Beach Police Officers, along with our friends from Mix 92.7, will take to the roof of HyVee Fast & Fresh, in Osage Beach, on Friday February 17 from 6…

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Polar Plunge – Lake of the Ozarks

February 25

We are hosting 28th annual Polar Plunge at the Lake of the Ozarks on Feb. 25, 2023. All plunger’s must raise a minimum of $75 by Plunge date. Day of…

Lexington Local Basketball - Dec. 2022

Russellville Local Basketball Tournament

March 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
13600 Rt. C
Russellville, MO 65074 United States

For more information contact Tim Schuster at schuster@somo.org

Young Athlete Program-Southwest Early Childhood

March 6 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
305 Special Olympics Dr.
Jefferson City, MO 65101 United States

Special Olympics Young Athletes is an early childhood play program for children with and without intellectual disabilities, ages 2 to 7 years old. Young Athletes introduces basic sport skills, like running,…

Young Athletes Program-Southwest Early Childhood

March 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
305 Special Olympics Dr.
Jefferson City, MO 65101 United States

Special Olympics Young Athletes is an early childhood play program for children with and without intellectual disabilities, ages 2 to 7 years old. Young Athletes introduces basic sport skills, like running,…

Young Athlete Program-Southwest Early Childhood

March 8 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
305 Special Olympics Dr.
Jefferson City, MO 65101 United States

Special Olympics Young Athletes is an early childhood play program for children with and without intellectual disabilities, ages 2 to 7 years old. Young Athletes introduces basic sport skills, like running,…

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Laquey Local Basketball Tournament

March 8 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
27600 Hwy AA
Laquey, MO 65534 United States

For more information contact Tim Schuster at schuster@somo.org  

Central Area blog posts

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SOMO Sum Ups: Jan. 24-30

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Jan. 24-30, 2023! Webb City Night of Unity- Thursday, Jan. 26 Junior high and high…

Lake of the Ozarks Polar Plunge 2022

RELEASE: SOMO gets set for 28th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Polar Plunge

OSAGE BEACH – The 28th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Polar Plunge and Polar Bear Strut 5K will take place on Saturday, Feb. 25. Brave men and women from around…

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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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Charlie Phillips selected to compete for Special Olympics USA

Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) is very excited to announce longtime athlete Charlie Phillips has been officially selected to represent Special Olympics Missouri and Special Olympics USA at the Special Olympics…

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SOMO Weekend Recap: Jan. 9-15

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Jan. 9-15, 2023! Tip-A-Cop – Tuesday, Jan. 10 Eight officers from the Maryville Treatment Center…

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SOMO Weekend Recap: Dec. 14-18

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Dec. 14-18, 2022! Unified Christmas Party – Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022 88 students and staff…

Moberly and Mexico's Special Olympics Missouri teams pose for a photo with Norm Stewart at the Norm Stewart Classic on Friday, Dec. 16, 2022 at Mizzou Arena.

SOMO teams compete in Norm Stewart Classic

COLUMBIA – Two Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) basketball teams competed in the 2022 Norm Stewart Classic at Mizzou Arena on Friday, Dec. 16. Moberly and Mexico played in two separate…

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SOMO Weekend Recap: Dec. 8-11

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Dec. 8-11, 2022! Lexington Local Basketball Tournament – Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022 SOMO hosted a…

Joe Peart and Daxton Miller carry the Flame of Hope at the conclusion of the 2022 Law Enforcement Torch Run Celebration Lunch on Friday, Dec. 9, 2022 at the Training for Life Campus.

SOMO announces Drive it Home Raffle winner and honors law enforcement

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) hosted its 2022 Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Celebration Lunch at the Training for Life Campus on Friday, Dec. 9. This event helped…

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SOMO announces six area finalists for Drive it Home Raffle

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) is one step closer to naming a grand prize winner for the 2022 Drive it Home Raffle! Each of SOMO’s six area offices…

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