Angling for Athletes

Two people pose for a photo while holding three fish

Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop G is hosting its sixth annual Bass Tournament to benefit Special Olympics Missouri athletes. This tournament is open to all anglers, with a valid MO/AR…

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Stage set for State Summer Games

50th anniversary logo

After a two-year hiatus, the Special Olympics Missouri State Summer Games are just three weeks away, set for a one-day event on Saturday, June 5, at Hickman High School in Columbia.

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SOMO adds 2 to World Games torch run

Brett Harper, Special Olympics Missouri athlete.

Brett Harper, Special Olympics Missouri athlete from the Southwest Area, and Lee’s Summit Police Officer Amanda Geno will run with the Flame of Hope in Russia, leading up to the start of the 2022 Special Olympics World games in Kazan. SOMO announced the selections on April 5.

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LOZ Polar Plunge

2021 Polar Plunge logo with a Jurassic Park theme

This “unbearable” event is a unique opportunity to show your bravery as you support local Special Olympics athletes by plunging into the frigid winter waters. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Missouri.…

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2019 LETR John Michael Letz Award

The John Michael Letz Award is the highest honor given within the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri. It is our unsung hero award. The first recipient of…

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