Special Olympics

Special Olympics Missouri announces new President & CEO

The Board of Directors of Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) has announced the appointment of Susan Stegeman as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective April 1, 2019. She will lead the grassroots movement for the empowerment of people with intellectual disabilities in Missouri. Every day, Special Olympics uses the transformative power and joy of sports […]

Special Olympics

St. Joseph hosts Special Olympics Indoor Games

Thirteen hundred bowlers, more than 1,100 basketball players, and about 600 coaches and chaperones from across Missouri attended the Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games in Saint Joseph. Special Olympics Missouri reports 500 volunteers gave their time to help the athletes compete and made sure the competitions ran smoothly. Sponsors also helped serve 4,485 meals […]

Polar Plunge

Polar Plunge set for February 24 at Lake Viking

This event is a unique opportunity to show your bravery as you support local Special Olympics athletes by walking, running or crawling into the frigid winter waters of Lake Viking. The event is set for February 24, 2018, at the Lake Viking Clubhouse. Registration is at 11 a.m. with the traditional parade of costumes at […]