Senior Center Gallatin

Active Aging Resource Center in Gallatin closes for the week

The Active Aging Resource Center in Gallatin, known as their senior center, has closed for the week and will re-open on Monday, December 28th. Emergency meals on wheels were delivered today, however, there will be no carryout meals this week. According to Deanna Lewis, the Christmas dinner, which had been scheduled for Tuesday, has been […]

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Missouri families face added pressure to meet basic needs

The ability to meet basic needs is out-of-reach for many Missouri families because of the pandemic. The challenges facing households with children are detailed in a new national report. This week, the Annie E. Casey Foundation released findings for all states, using weekly Census survey data on such topics as food insecurity and housing instability.  One […]

Merry Christmas

Sixth Annual Chillicothe Community Christmas Dinner to be held via drive-through

The Sixth Annual Chillicothe Community Christmas Dinner will be held via drive-through and delivery due to the pandemic. Pick up at the Calvary Baptist Church at 206 Locust Street in Chillicothe will be Christmas Day from 11 to 1 o’clock. Anyone can pick up meals, but deliveries are limited to Chillicothe. Christmas Dinner Committee Member […]

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri to grant CARES funds to senior centers

In collaboration with the CARES Act, the Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri plans to present local senior centers with grants for $10,000. Eleven senior centers will benefit from the $10,000 grants, one each in Caldwell, Grundy, Harrison, Livingston, Mercer, Putnam, and Sullivan counties, and one grant for each of the two centers located […]

School Funding

Audio: $76 Million in to be deployed to Missouri’s K-12 schools, once Governor signs supplemental budget

About $76 million in federal money will be heading to Missouri’s k-12 schools, once Governor Mike Parson signs the supplemental budget bill. House Budget Committee Chairman Cody Smith, R-Carthage, says the $1.27 billion supplemental budget includes $75.6 million for school nutrition services.     “i.e., paying for meals in k-12 education,” Smith says. “So this […]

BB's Down Home Cookin

Inner Peace Reserve and BB’s Down Home Cookin to provide free Christmas meals for families in need

The Inner Peace Reserve and BB’s Down Home Cookin in Gallatin will provide free hot meals for Christmas for families in need, seniors, and shut-ins. Spokesperson Wendy Hansen says meals will be delivered in Gallatin and the surrounding area or can be picked up from BB’s on December 25th from 11 to 2 o’clock.  The […]