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Staff With Drive It Home Raffle Truck

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…

Tipton visits Training for Life Campus

Tipton students learn new skills at Training for Life Campus

JEFFERSON CITY – More than a dozen students from Tipton High School visited the Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) Training for Life Campus on Wednesday, Dec. 7! Tipton is one of…

Patrick Mahomes presented a check to SOMO athlete Shyanne Pyatt and staff member Brian Neuner at the third annual 15 and the Mahomies event on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022 in Kansas City, Mo.

Patrick Mahomes honors Special Olympics Missouri at Third Annual 15 and the Mahomies Foundation Gala

KANSAS CITY – Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes honored Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) and many other charities at the Third Annual 15 and the Mahomies Foundation Gala on Tuesday,…

The Missouri School for the Deaf visited the Training for Life Campus on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022.

Missouri School for the Deaf students spend day at Training for Life Campus

JEFFERSON CITY – More than a dozen students from the Missouri School for the Deaf visited The Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) Training for Life Campus on Wednesday, Dec. 5! The…

Southeast Area Bowling Tournament

SOMO Weekend Recap: Dec. 2-4

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Dec. 2-4, 2022! St. Louis Metro Area SSD Unified Bowling Medal Tournament – Friday, Dec.…

Poplar Bluff High School hosted a cornhole tournament in October 2022.

Poplar Bluff creates more inclusive atmosphere by implementing Unified Champion Schools strategy

POPLAR BLUFF – Poplar Bluff High school is doing its part to make its school a more inclusive atmosphere for everyone. The Mules have implemented all three components of the Unified Champion…

A law enforcement member hands out a medal to a Special Olympics Missouri athlete during the 2022 State Outdoor Games in Jefferson City, Mo.

SOMO to announce Drive it Home Raffle winner and honor law enforcement at Law Enforcement Torch Run Celebration Lunch

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) is excited to host its 2022 Law Enforcement Torch Run Celebration Lunch at the Training for Life Campus on Friday, Dec. 9. This…

Students at Fulton Public Schools pose for a picture at the Training for Life Campus on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022.

Fulton students spend day at Training for Life Campus

JEFFERSON CITY – Special Olympics Missouri hosted about 60 students from Fulton Public Schools at the Training for Life Campus on Wednesday, Nov. 30. Fulton High School student council members…

Charlie Phillips lifts weights at the Special Olympics USA Team Trials in San Antonio, Texas on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2022.

SOMO Weekend Recap: Nov. 18-21

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Nov. 18-21, 2022! Southwest Area Bowling – Friday, Nov. 18, 2022 We hosted our Southwest…

Several Special Olympics Missouri athletes from the St. Louis Metro Area pose with Art Holliday and Taylor Twellman at the Gold Medal Gala on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022.

Special Olympics Missouri hosts successful Gold Medal Gala in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) was so excited to bring back its Gold Medal Gala to St. Louis on Saturday, Nov. 12 at CITYPARK, the Home of St.…

Built Strong Powerlifting Nov 13 2022

Lynna’s Log: Built Strong Powerlifting Meet

Special Olympics Missouri athlete leader Lynna Hodgson blogged about her recent experience at the Built Strong Powerlifting Meet in Overland Park, Kan. on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. You can see…

Gold Medal Gala 2022

SOMO Weekend Recap: Nov. 10-13

Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Nov. 11-13, 2022! Southwest Area Bowling Tournament – Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022 The Southwest Area…