FFD Cooking Class

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled attend cooking class

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County held their monthly cooking class at the First Christian Church in Trenton.  The August cooking class was made up of 10 students, and FFDD volunteers with the students learning how to make mini pizzas and Fruit Salsa. Tina Marrs along with Bridget Maloney and Maloney […]

Gun On American Flag (shooting) (Mass Shooting) (Violence)

Audio: Governor Parson open to reviewing measures intended to prevent mass shootings in Missouri

Governor Parson says he is open to reviewing measures intended to prevent mass shootings in Missouri. Parson says he wants to ensure that people’s rights to carry guns are protected but is open to considering things like more law enforcement and mental health support.     Parson says Missouri needs to fundamentally look at what […]

Family and friends developmentally disabled

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled to have grant forms available

The Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County Senate Bill 40 will have grant request forms available for the fiscal year 2020 next week. The forms will be ready Monday and need to be returned to the Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled’s office at the Grundy County Courthouse in Trenton […]

Pamela Hupp

Audio: Convicted Missouri killer Pamela Hupp gets life without parole for death of disabled man

Convicted murderer Pamela Hupp will spend the rest of her life behind bars in the fatal shooting of a mentally disabled man.     On Monday, a St. Charles County judge gave Hupp a life sentence without the possibility of parole in the fatal shooting of Louis Gumpenberger. Investigators have long said that Hupp lured […]

Paper Cutout of family (Insurance)

Audio: Missouri will become third state to make insurers cover therapies for disabled kids

Missouri will soon become the third state in the country to make insurance companies cover therapies for disabled kids.     In 2010, the Missouri Legislature passed a bill requiring insurance companies to cover therapies for the state’s autistic children. A measure passed this year expands the 2010 policy by mandating insurers to include physical, […]

FFDD Steamboat tour

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled tour steamboat museum

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy Co traveled to Kansas City for a tour at Arabia Steamboat Museum. FFDD participants and volunteers were able learn about artifacts salvaged from the Arabia, a steamboat that sank in the Missouri River in 1856.  After attending the museum, everyone enjoyed lunch at Fritz in Crown […]

Family and friends developmentally disabled

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled to visit Arabia Steamboat Museum

The Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County will provide transportation to the Arabia Steamboat Museum once this month and once next month. The bus will leave Friendship Place Apartments on the morning of June 29th and July 27th at 8 o’clock. Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled Executive Director Kayla […]

No Hunger Summer Program

Free meals will be served to low-income children at hundreds of locations in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services offers an online map that can help low-income families in Missouri find out where their children can receive free meals this summer. The interactive map pinpoints hundreds of locations in Missouri where meals will be provided through the state health department’s Summer Food Service Program. Community organizations […]

FFDD Ccooking Class April 2019

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled attend cooking class

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled-Grundy County held their monthly cooking class at the First Baptist Church in Trenton.  The April cooking class was made up of 17 students, and FFDD volunteers.  The students learned how to make editable Easter Bird Nests and Easter Bunny Trail Mix. Marcia Gutshall along with several volunteers from […]

Grain Belt Express

Missouri Public Service Commission grants Grain Belt Express permission to build transmission line

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a request filed by Grain Belt Express Clean Line LLC (Grain Belt) which sought Commission authority and a certificate of convenience and necessity to construct, own, operate, control, manage and maintain a high voltage, direct current transmission line, and associated facilities within eight Missouri counties (Buchanan, Clinton, Caldwell, […]

FFDD Cooking Class

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled attend cooking class

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County held their monthly cooking class at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Trenton.  The March cooking class was made up of 16 students and FFDD volunteers.  The students learned to make homemade fruit muffins and easy, quick homemade ice cream.   Dorothy Taul and Diana Hoppe, volunteers […]