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Taylor Twellman and Art Holliday team up with SOMO to host Gold Medal Gala in St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS – Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) is excited to host its Gold Medal Gala on Saturday, Nov. 12 at CITYPARK, the Home of St. Louis CITY SC. The gala will begin at 5:30 p.m. 

Former MLS MVP and current ESPN analyst Taylor Twellman will headline the fundraising event. KSDK’s Art Holliday will emcee the program. 

Longtime SOMO athlete Allen Tobin will also speak at the event. You can learn more about his story in this in-depth video. 

There will be a silent auction and a live auction at the gala. The silent auction is open to everyone at this link, which will go live on Friday, Nov. 11. You must be in attendance to participate in the live auction. All proceeds will benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Missouri. 

There are still spots available to attend this amazing event! The attire is business casual.  


  • Table of 8: $2,000 
  • Tickets: $250 each 

To purchase tickets – please contact Brian Neuner: 

For sponsor information – you can reach out to Brian Neuner at the email listed above. 

Media Members can RSVP to Andrew Kauffman: 

Special Olympics Missouri  

Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) is a year-round program of sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Thousands of athletes participate in 16 Olympic-type sports throughout the state. SOMO provides people with intellectual disabilities continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, and experience joy as they participate in the sharing of gifts and friendship with their fellow athletes, their family and friends, and communities across Missouri. 

SOMO is proud of our financial health, returning 78% of every dollar back to program services. We are privileged to be recognized with these honors: Better Business Bureau A+ Charity Accreditation and Charity Navigator 3-star rating. Special Olympics was also recently named Morning Consult’s No. 4 most trusted nonprofit. 

Thank you for trusting us with your donations, volunteer time and your goodwill.  

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