Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: Norwood Hills Country Club

Special Olympics Missouri athletes inspire everyone
they meet!  

Join us for the annual Gold Medal Gala, presented by Straub's Fine Grocers and hosted by Andy Banker from Fox2/KPLR 11 and Special Olympics Missouri athlete Brock Guseman.  Together we will celebrate our athletes and hear their remarkable stories.  Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception and fabulous seated dinner at one of St. Louis' most prestigious country clubs: Norwood Hills.  Place the winning bid in our online auction and bring home some great items – the auction link will be live and posted here at the end of August.

Save the date now and share the link to this website with your friends and family so that you don't miss this inspiring evening. 

Reservations are $100 per person or $1,000 for a table of 10. Fair market value is $55 per ticket.  

For more information, please contact Stacey at (314) 961-7755 or at   


Presenting Sponsors




Event Sponsors







As a Gold Medal Gala Partner with Special Olympics Missouri, your company will have access to great benefits connecting you to our constituents, event participants, athletes, coaches, volunteers, and family members. 



• Benefits at VIP Gold Medal Partner Level.
• Recognition at event at podium as Dinner Partner
• Official company banner displayed at two additional SOMO sporting events for one year, starting the date of commitment. Est. Reach: 2,500
• Signage with company logo displayed on every table. Est. Reach: 300
• Mention in media releases issued by SOMO for the Gala and for four sporting events, starting the date of commitment. 
• Official Sponsor of the 2019 Coach of the Year Award, announced at the Special Olympics Area Spring Games in April/May, 2020
• 10 additional guests (total of 20) for the Gold Medal Gala.  


• Benefits at Silver Medal Partner Level 
• Recognition on PowerPoint as VIP Partner
• Official company banner (Provided by SOMO) displayed at two SOMO sporting events for one year, starting the date of commitment. Est. Reach: 1,500


• Benefits at Bronze Medal Partner Level.
• Inclusion in email communications. Est. Reach: 30,000
• Company mentioned in Social Media posts.  Average of 5,600 engaged Facebook users; 4,600 Twitter followers


• Benefits at the Table Partner Level
• Company logo on Special Olympics Gold Medal Gala Event webpage.  Est. Reach: 500


• Signage with company logo on your table.  Est. Reach: 300
• 10 Guest for the Gold Medal Gala.  Est. Fair Market Value: $55 per person.



    Gold Medal Gala   Andy Banker