Special Olympics Missouri Training Center Damaged by Tornado

Audio: Special Olympics Missouri President vows to rebuild facility after recent tornado damage

While structural engineers are still finishing their report, Jefferson City’s recent EF-3 tornado does not appear to have caused a total loss at the sprawling Special Olympics Training for Life campus. The tornado caused enormous damage to the facility, blowing off part of the roof and blowing out numerous windows. Missouri Senator Roy Blunt tells […]

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Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri set to begin May 18, 2019

The Statewide Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO), founded by the Missouri Police Chiefs Association (MPCA) 32 years ago, will begin on May 18, and continue through Friday, May 31. Law Enforcement officers from around the state will be running the torch to raise awareness for Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) and the […]

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Volunteers needed for Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games March 29-31

The Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games will bring nearly 3,000 athletes, coaches, and Unified Partners from across the state to St. Joseph to compete in basketball and bowling, as well as take part in other special events. This state-level event takes place March 29-31, at various facilities in St. Joseph. Competition events will take […]

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2019 Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games coming to St. Joseph

The Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games will bring nearly 3,000 athletes, coaches, and Unified Partners from across the state to St. Joseph to compete in basketball and bowling, as well as take part in other special events. This state-level event takes place March 29-31, at various facilities in St. Joseph.  The State Indoor Games […]

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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 […]

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St. Louis father of two wins new 2018 Ford Explorer in Special Olympics “Drive It Home” raffle

Special Olympics Missouri hosted the Drive it Home Raffle Grand Prize Giveaway Event in Jefferson City, Missouri at the new Training for Life Campus. The event was celebrated with seven area finalists from across the state, who purchased tickets for the annual Drive it Home Raffle. The finalists enjoyed a tour of the campus, dinner […]

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Special Olympics Missouri set to dedicate new Training for Life Campus November 1st

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 […]