Kansas City Metro Area

Area Contact Information

9150 E 41st Ter, Suite 213
Kansas City, MO 64133
Phone: 816.535.9610
Fax: 816.535.9611

Area Staff:

Meg Ward, Program Director

Christina McDonough Hunt, Development Director

Gabby Buttice, Health & Wellness Coordinator

Allen Tobin, Athlete Leadership Assistant

Counties served:
Bates, Cass, Clay, Jackson, and Platte

KC Metro Area events

Cardmaking With Coach Sally

Card Making with Coach Sally

July 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
9150 E 41st Terrace, Suite 213
Kansas City, MO 64133 United States

We hope your join us at the SOMO office for Card Making with Coach Sally! All cards that are made will be featured in the Picture Me Perfect Art Crawl…

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North Area / KC Metro Flag Football

July 26 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1103 Washington St
Weston, 64507 United States

Team entries are due Wednesday July 9th.  Questions?  Contact Mitch Curran: curran@somo.org VOLUNTEERS needed!  REGISTER HERE to volunteer at Area Flag Football!

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State Pickleball Tournament

July 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
525 Ellis Blvd
Jefferson City, MO 65101 United States

The SOMO State Pickleball Tournament will be held on Saturday, July 27, 2024, at the Firley YMCA in Jefferson City. For more information, visit somo.org/statepickleball.

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Camp Courage — CANCELED

August 1 @ 8:00 am - August 3 @ 11:00 am
305 Special Olympics Drive
Jefferson City, MO - Missouri 65101

This event has been canceled. For more information, visit somo.org/camp

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Creative Sessions with the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art

August 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Create artwork for the Picture Me Perfect Art Crawl at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art! There are two creative session options.  Choose one or choose both! Saturday, August 3rd …

Field Day With KPMG

KC Field Day with KPMG

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
1801 White Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64126 United States

Join us for a Field Day with KPMG!  Kickball, Yard Games, Popsicles, Prizes & more!  25 Spot Limit.  Participating Athletes must have active physicals with SOMO. Register HERE!  Questions?  Please…

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KC Metro Lunch & Learn

August 7 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Connect with the KC Metro area and learn more about SOMO!  Whether you are a business, organization, or an individual who is interested in knowing more, please join us for…

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KC Metro/ North Area Golf

August 7 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11100 View High Drive
Kansas City, MO 64134 United States

Team entries and physicals due Wednesday, July 17.  Questions? KC Teams – please send rosters to Meg Ward: ward@somo.org North Teams – please send rosters to Mitch Curran: curran@somo.org

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KC Metro Area Bocce

August 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
19310 E 50th Terrace
Independence, MO 64055 United States

Team entries and physical renewals are due Monday, July 22.  Questions?  Contact Meg Ward: ward@somo.org

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Jimmie’s Miles for Medals Dice Run

August 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
3100 NW Jefferson St.
Blue Springs, MO 64015 United States

Click here for more information about this year’s event and to register. Jimmie’s Miles for Medals Dice Run is a motorcycle ride benefiting Special Olympics KC Metro teams. This is…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Oct. 31- Nov. 6

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from October 31- November 6, 2023! Training for Life Campus Weekly Events and Classes: October 31- November 6 This week began our new schedule at the Training for Life Campus with…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Oct. 24-30

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from October 24-30, 2023! Training for Life Campus Weekly Events and Classes: October 24-27 Last week was the last full week of October events at the Training for Life Campus. Thank…

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SOMO Sum Ups: October 17-23

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from October 17-23, 2023! Training for Life Campus Weekly Events and Classes: October 17-20 Last week was another great week of Training for Life Campus events! Be sure to attend our…

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SOMO raises funds at Second Annual Picture Me Perfect Art Crawl presented by Zoetis

KANSAS CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) and Southeast Enterprises teamed up to host the Second Annual Picture Me Perfect Art Crawl presented by Zoetis in Brookside on Sunday, Oct.…

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SOMO changes lives at 2023 State Outdoor Games

JEFFERSON CITY – The 2023 Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) State Outdoor Games brought out the best in more than 1,000 athletes, coaches, volunteers and Unified partners from across the state,…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Oct. 10-16

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from October 10-16, 2023! St. Louis Public Schools Bowling Tournament: Tuesday, October 10 The St. Louis Public Schools hosted a Bowling…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Oct. 3-9

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from October 3-9, 2023! Smoothie King Polar Plunge Fundraiser: Tuesday, October 3 Thank you to everyone who joined us at…

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Release: Three more Missouri schools named National Banner Unified Champion Schools

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) is so excited to announce three more schools in Missouri have been named National Banner Unified Champion Schools. Congratulations to Odessa High School,…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Sept. 26- Oct. 2

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from September 26-October 2, 2023! Training for Life Campus Weekly Events and Classes: September 26-30 The Training for Life Campus has several reoccurring…

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RELEASE: SOMO teams up with Southeast Enterprises to host Second Annual Picture Me Perfect Art Crawl presented by Zoetis

KANSAS CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) and Southeast Enterprises are proud to host the Second Annual Picture Me Perfect Art Crawl presented by Zoetis in Brookside on Sunday, Oct.…

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