On Thursday, November 1st, Special Olympics Missouri will host a public dedication ceremony for the new Training for Life Campus at 305 Special Olympics Dr., in Jefferson City. Anyone from the public is welcome to come and see this world-class campus designed to improve the lives of people with intellectual disabilities in Missouri.
Tours will be available from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m., November 1st, with the dedication ceremony beginning at 4 p.m. The public is invited to take tours and attend the dedication ceremony.
“This campus will serve our current 15,400 athletes statewide, but it will also allow us to build a bridge to the 106,000 other individuals with intellectual disabilities in our state who are not yet involved in our program,” said Mark Musso, SOMO President/CEO.
“We are extremely thankful for all the support we’ve received from around the state on this project and want to invite everyone to come to see our athletes’ new home. We are excited to finally start hosting sports camps, health and wellness screenings and leadership classes all at the campus.”
The dedication ceremony will include a short program and words from the following: Mark Musso, President/CEO of Special Olympics Missouri; Gary Wilbers, Capital Campaign Chairman; Derek Sandbothe, Special Olympics athlete and Campus Host.