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Odessa, Poplar Bluff and Rolla earn School of Character Awards of Merit

CARTHAGE – The Missouri Association of Student Councils (MASC), one of Special Olympics Missouri’s (SOMO) Statewide Partners, hosted its State Convention at Carthage High School, March 15-16. Student leaders from…

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SOMO athletes excel at State Indoor Games

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

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Shamrock Run 2024: A Spirited Success!

The annual Shamrock Run event, held this year with an abundance of enthusiasm, camaraderie, and green-themed outfits, proved to be yet another fantastic occasion for the community. Participants from all…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Mar. 12-18

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from March 12-18 Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the new year!…

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RELEASE: 17th Annual Columbia Polar Plunge raises more than $56,000 for SOMO

COLUMBIA – The 17th Annual Columbia Polar Plunge on March 9 at Bass Pro Shops was a splashing success, raising more than $56,000 to date. A total 193 brave men…

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SOMO Sum Ups: March 5-11

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from March 5-11! Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for the new year! Check…

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Jersey Mike’s to support SOMO during 14th Annual Month of Giving

Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) is joining forces with 3 Jersey Mike’s Subs in Missouri for the 14th Annual March “Month of Giving” campaign to support local charities. During the month of March, customers…

Springfield Polar Plunge

RELEASE: 9th Annual Springfield Polar Plunge raises nearly $63,000 for SOMO

SPRINGFIELD – The 9th Annual Springfield Polar Plunge on Saturday, March 2 at Ski Shack was a splashing success, raising $62,926.48 to date. A total 150 brave men and women…

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Release: 17th Annual Kirksville Polar Plunge raises $18,500 for SOMO

KIRKSVILLE – The 17th Annual Kirksville Polar Plunge on Saturday, March 2 at Thousand Hills State Park in Kirksville was a splashing success, raising $18,500 to date. A total 72…

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SOMO Sum Ups: Feb. 27 – March 4

Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from Feb. 27 to March 4! Training for Life Campus Events: All Week! TLC events are back for…

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RELEASE: 29th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Polar Plunge raises $272,800 for SOMO

LAKE OF THE OZARKS – The 29th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Polar Plunge this past Saturday, Feb. 24 at the Lake of the Ozarks was a splashing success, raising…

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Release: 18th Annual Maryland Heights Polar Plunge raised more than $112,000 for SOMO

MARYLAND HEIGHTS – The 18th Annual Maryland Heights Polar Plunge on Saturday, Feb. 24 in Maryland Heights was a splashing success, raising $108,961 to date. A total 389 brave men…