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SOMO Sum Ups: June 18-24

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Here’s a look back at all of the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from June 18-24, 2024!

Gary Brimer Sports Camp: June 16-21

That’s a wrap for the 2024 Gary Brimer Sports Camp, held from June 16-21! This year’s camp was a fantastic experience filled with exciting activities and memorable moments. To relive the highlights, check out the links to daily blogs and photos capturing all the action.

Healthy Hustle: Wednesday, June 19 & Friday, June 21

It was another fantastic week of Healthy Hustle in Springfield! This lively fitness program, running until July 19th, offers a blend of invigorating walking sessions on Wednesdays and calming yoga classes on Fridays. Designed to make fitness enjoyable and accessible, Healthy Hustle provides a welcoming space for participants to embrace a healthy lifestyle. Don’t miss out on the chance to join in and experience the transformative benefits of a consistent fitness routine! Check out our calendar for more information.

SOMO’s 2nd Annual KC Block Party: Saturday, June 22

The SOMO’s 2nd Annual KC Block Party was great! Everyone who attended had a super time listening to our live entertainment, visiting with the vendors and our local mascots, KC Wolf, KC Mavericks’ MAC, and our very own Shiver Bear.  The newly added Kid Zone was a huge hit!  We look forward to next year’s event!

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Special Olympics Missouri North Area Sports Zone: Saturday, June 22

Last weekend’s SOMO North Area Sports Zone at the Park-A-Poolza in Krug Park was a fantastic success! On June 22nd, visitors experienced the excitement of Special Olympics through engaging games and activities. The highlight was the popular “spin the wheel” game, where attendees won a variety of prizes. It was a wonderful opportunity for the community to come together, celebrate the athletes, and learn more about the impact of Special Olympics. Thank you to everyone who joined us for this memorable event!

Be sure to check out our SOMO calendar for all of our upcoming events! If you’d like to volunteer, visit our Volunteer Hub!