Missouri Special Olympics

The State Summer Games are coming up for the Special Olympics in Missouri.  The organization promotes excellence and inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities thru year round sports. The Special Olympics transforms lives thru the joy of sport.  It’s the largest sports organization in the world, with nearly 4 million athletes in more than 170 countries, and fifteen thousand of them are here in Missouri.  Lieutenant James Tooley with the Mtn Grove Fire Department says sports do more than create competition…

Special Olympics Missouri has initiatives to activate youth, engage kids with intellectual disabilities, build communities, and improve health of the athletes.  According to Lieutenant Tooley the opportunity to compete leads to an unforgettable experience…

Plans for a local fundraiser are underway.  Tooley wants to make sure local kids who want to go, have the opportunity to travel to the State Summer Games, without burdening parents pocketbooks…

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