Safety Training

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled receive safety training

The Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County partnered with the Trenton Fire Department and Grundy County Ambulance for safety training recently. Thirty-one individuals and volunteers from FFDD participated in bus safety under the instruction of Dustin Whorton and Lane Beverlin. Instruction included proper ways to exit the vehicle in case of […]

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Family and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled host cooking class

Fifteen individuals with disabilities attended the first cooking class of the year for the Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County on Thursday. FFDD Executive Director Kayla Graham says students learned how to make a healthy, easy, and cost-efficient snack. The class made lunch meat rollups with dressing and cheese and decorated […]

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Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled agenda includes election of officers

The Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled in Grundy County will hold an election of officers at a meeting next week. The meeting will be held at the east entrance of the Grundy County Courthouse in Trenton Monday evening at 6:30. The agenda includes reports on transportation, the Grundy County Learning Center, Hope Haven […]

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Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled hold awards banquet

Seventy-four attended the Annual Dinner and Awards Banquet for the Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County this week. Executive Director Kayla Graham reports she handed out Candy Awards and a small gift to each person who participated in at least one event hosted by the Families and Friends of the Developmentally […]

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Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled board to meet October 8th

The Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled in Grundy County will discuss an amendment or changes to policy and procedure regarding personnel policies at its meeting next week. The meeting will be at the east entrance of the Grundy County Courthouse in Trenton Monday, October 8th at 6:30 in the evening. Old business includes […]

Softball

Annual Trenton Heroes Versus Celebrities softball games set for 6 o’clock Saturday

The celebrities have been announced for the 11th Annual Trenton Heroes Versus Celebrities softball games Saturday evening September 8th to raise money for the Trenton Heroes. The opening ceremonies will be held at the Griffin Ball Field at 6 o’clock, with two games to follow. Coaches include Linda Lynch of Hardee’s and Wright Memorial Hospital […]

FFDD Fishing Trip

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled attend fishing event

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled attended an evening of fun and fishing on June 3rd sponsored by Missouri Department of Conservation, Green Hills National Wild Turkey Federation, North Central Missouri College.  A total of thirty-seven participants and volunteers were in attendance at the event which included a cookout of hotdogs, chips, cookies and […]

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FFDD to attend fishing event

The Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County will provide transportation and supervision for fishing activities as an educational/vocational program. The fishing event will be held at the North Central Missouri College Barton Farm Campus of Trenton June 3rd from 4:30 in the afternoon to 7:30 at night. The event will include […]

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Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled accepting funding proposals

The Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled are accepting funding proposals for its 2018 programs and services. Anyone interested in applying for funding for individuals with intellectual disabilities may pick up a packet at the Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled office on the third floor of the Grundy County Courthouse in Trenton […]

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Meeting agenda announced for Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled

Several topics are on the agenda for the next meeting of Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled in Grundy County. The meeting is scheduled for Monday, July 17th at 6:30 pm at the Grundy County Courthouse. Topics include the mental health trust fund contract,  a transportation report, educational day; reports on the Gifted disability team, the […]

Cooking Class

Families and Friends to sponsor cooking class

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled will sponsor cooking classes again this year. The classes will be available for persons with developmental disabilities who also are Grundy County residents. Only 20 spots are open for the cooking classes. These classes are offered at no charge through the cooperation of participating churches, volunteers, as well […]

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Families and Friends holds banquet, presents awards

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled presented several awards following the annual Thanksgiving meal for clients, family members, and others. Hodge Presbyterian Church of Trenton and Pastor Steve Merrin were honored for hosting the meal and awards ceremony for the fifth consecutive year. Many persons were recognized for participation in at least one activity […]