Nate and Payton Honored by MCCA 2019

NCMC Students honored by Missouri Community College Association

North Central Missouri College students were recently recognized by the Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) for their outstanding leadership or participation in Phi Theta Kappa. Three NCMC students were selected to receive recognition for their hard work. Nathaniel Udovich was the selected recipient of the Student Leadership Award for North Central Missouri College. This award […]

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Missouri foster kids flourish in families

Despite a nationwide increase in the number of kids in foster care, Missouri has made inroads in placing more kids who would otherwise remain in institutional or group settings with families.  A nationwide Annie E. Casey Foundation report looked at foster-child placement data over a 10-year period. Missouri reported about 12,000 kids in the child welfare system, […]

CAPNCM participates in Network Advocacy Day

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri participates in Network Advocacy Day

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri participated in Network Advocacy Day on March 26th. Various non-profits and agencies came together in the Missouri Capitol building in Jefferson City to meet with government officials and raise awareness about the current state of poverty in Missouri and across the nation. Those interested in learning more about […]

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri hosts VOICE program

Third through fifth-grade students from Lathrop Elementary School learned about different occupations from real-world employees during a recent Vocational Opportunities Inspiring Children in Elementary program held by the Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri. During the VOICE program, students visit six stations, which represent career areas of which schools and the Missouri Department of […]

For Rent Sign in Yard

Missouri suffers major shortage of affordable housing

Missouri’s low-income housing crunch shows no sign of abating, according to a new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition.  Researchers found that there are almost 196,000 low-income households in Missouri, but there are just under 83,000 affordable rental homes. So about 113,000 are forced to pay way more than they can afford just to […]

FCCLA and STAR

Trenton students grab gold ratings at STAR state conference

Eight Trenton Middle School entries and two Trenton High School entries received gold in STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) Event competitions at the annual Missouri Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America State Leadership Conference at Osage Beach this week. Trenton Middle School entries receiving a gold rating and national rating in the STAR […]

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Missouri Soybean Association District Director election results

The leadership team for the Missouri Soybean Association welcomes a new farmer-leader following this month’s district director elections. Russell Wolf, a farmer from Tipton, was elected to the Association’s board of directors during the District 5 meeting February 18 in Marshall. He joins his fellow board members in guiding the organization’s policy, advocacy and membership […]

Missouri Hospital Association

Missouri hospitals’ community benefit exceeded $3.3 billion In 2017

New data from the Missouri Hospital Association reveals that in 2017, the state’s hospitals provided more than $1.4 billion in uncompensated care and exceeded $3.3 billion in total community benefit — record totals for both categories. The report and hospital-specific data are available on the association’s consumer data site, FocusOnHospitals.com. “Hospitals are committed to building […]