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SOMO Sum-Ups: May. 7 – 13

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Here’s a look back at the amazing Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) events from April. 23 – 29

Training for Life Campus Events: All Week!

TLC events are back for the new year! Check out the schedule below for all the amazing April opportunities coming up, including our 8-week “Healthy Hustle” program. Don’t miss out on these recurring classes and activities!

Poplar Bluff High School National Banner Celebration: Tuesday, May 7

Poplar Bluff High School received National Banner Recognition from Special Olympics Missouri! They’re one of 5 schools in Missouri achieving 10 standards of excellence in inclusive programming. The celebration featured a pep assembly, Unified Basketball showcase, and support from the superintendent and mayor. Maison Dennis, a SOMO athlete, emphasized the importance of continuing inclusion efforts. PBHS stands out with an intergenerational leadership team and a wide variety of Unified sports and leadership opportunities.

Read the blog post here: https://somo.org/poplar-buff-national-banner-recognition/

Sophia Fazel Northland Invitational: Saturday, May 11

On May 11th, young athletes (21 years & younger) gathered to compete in the Sophie Fazel Northland Invitational School-aged Track Meet. It was a day filled with inspiring performances and incredible sportsmanship!

Congratulations to all the athletes who showcased their talent and dedication. Your hard work and determination truly shone through on the track. Thank you to everyone who participated and made this event a success!

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