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

Alex Jones, Development 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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Healthy Hustle Class

February 23 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
305 Special Olympics Drive
Jefferson City, 65101

Healthy Hustle is an 8-Week program from 1:30-2:30 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. Mondays and Thursdays Healthy Hustle is from 10:30AM-11:30 AM. We have also added a 3:30 PM-4:30…

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2024 Polar Plunge and Strut Lake of the Ozarks

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

This “unbearable” event is a unique opportunity to show your bravery as you support local Special Olympics Missouri athletes by walking, running or crawling into the frigid winter waters. In…

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Healthy Hustle Class

February 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
305 Special Olympics Drive
Jefferson City, 65101

Healthy Hustle is an 8-Week program from 1:30-2:30 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. Mondays and Thursdays Healthy Hustle is from 10:30AM-11:30 AM. We have also added a 3:30 PM-4:30…

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Craft Class

February 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us for crafts and snacks at the Training for Life campus! Tuesdays 10:30-11:30am

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Music Class

February 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm

Join us for music class at the Training for Life Campus!

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Healthy Hustle Class

February 27 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
305 Special Olympics Drive
Jefferson City, 65101

Healthy Hustle is an 8-Week program from 1:30-2:30 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. Mondays and Thursdays Healthy Hustle is from 10:30AM-11:30 AM. We have also added a 3:30 PM-4:30…

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Healthy Hustle Class

February 27 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
305 Special Olympics Drive
Jefferson City, 65101

Healthy Hustle is an 8-Week program from 1:30-2:30 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. Mondays and Thursdays Healthy Hustle is from 10:30AM-11:30 AM. We have also added a 3:30 PM-4:30…

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Russellville Local Basketball Tournament

February 28
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Russellville, MO 65074 United States

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

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Odessa National Banner Celebration and Inclusive Youth Leadership Summit

February 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
713 S 3rd Street
Odessa, MO 64076 United States

Odessa High School will host their 3rd annual Captain X Games Inclusive Youth Leadership day with an emphasis on esports. During this event there will be a whole school pep…

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Cards and Cookies Class

February 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Central Area blog posts

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SOMO Unified basketball teams shine at Zou Jam

COLUMBIA – Four Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) Unified basketball teams competed at the Zou Jam NIRSA Regional Championship at the MizzouRec on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024. SOMO has statewide partnership…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Feb. 13-20

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Feb. 13-Feb. 19! Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the new year!…

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SOMO Hosts Third Annual Unified Champion Schools Unified Basketball Competition

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) hosted the third annual Unified Champion Schools Unified Basketball competition Feb. 8 and Feb. 15 at the Training for Life Campus. The Unified…

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RELEASE: SOMO seeks volunteers for 2024 State Indoor Games

ST. CHARLES – The 2024 Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) State Indoor Games will bring more than 1,500 athletes, coaches, volunteers and Unified partners from across the state to St. Charles,…

Columbia Polar Plunge 2023

RELEASE: SOMO gets set for 17th Annual Columbia Polar Plunge

COLUMBIA – The 17th Annual Columbia Polar Plunge will take place on Saturday, March 9, 2024. Brave men and women from around the area will don Hawaiian-themed costumes and swimwear…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Feb. 6-12

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Feb. 6-Feb. 12! Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the new year!…

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SOMO delegation advocates for continued support and funding on Capitol Hill Day

WASHINGTON D.C. – From Feb. 5-6, six delegates from Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) attended Special Olympics’ annual “Capitol Hill Day” in Washington, D.C. to spread the good news of their…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Jan. 30-Feb. 5

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Jan. 23-28, 2024! Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the new year!…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Jan. 23-28

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Jan. 23-28, 2024! Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the new year!…

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RELEASE: SOMO gets ready for 29th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Polar Plunge and Polar Bear Strut 5k

LAKE OF THE OZARKS – The 29th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Polar Plunge and Polar Bear Strut 5k will take place on Saturday, Feb. 24.  Brave men and women…

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