YMCA Backpack Buddies Helps Area Children

When a child eats consistent, nutritious meals, they are healthier…  They are able to concentrate better in school, build better bonds with their peers, miss less school due to illness, and score higher on standardized tests.  The  Grand River Area Family YMCA continues to partner with local schools and generous organizations and individuals throughout our community to provide nutritious meals […]

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Backpack Buddies Helping Students With Meals

Children who eat consistent, nutritious meals are healthier…  They concentrate better in school, build better bonds with their peers, miss less school due to illness, and score higher on standardized tests.  That’s why the Grand River Area Family YMCA partners with local schools and generous organizations and individuals throughout our community to provide nutritious meals to kids every weekend of […]

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Repurpose Christmas Trees

If you had a real Christmas Tree this year and you’d hate to just throw it out, the Missouri Department of Conservation offers a few suggestions to repurpose that tree.  Bill Graham from the Kansas City MDC Office says the trees can be used as cover in your yard. You can also decorate the trees with strings of popcorn and […]

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Senior Food Box Program Continues Through Second Harvest

A new senior box food program will be implemented by Second Harvest Community Food Bank.  This program will be available at no cost beginning in October at the distribution sites who have been distributing Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) boxes to eligible seniors, including in Chillicothe.  The goal is to make sure individuals in need have the support and resources […]

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St Columban’s Fall Festival Is On

The 47th Annual St Columbans Fall Festival will be later this month in Chillicothe. The event is scheduled for September 27th from 12:00 to 4:00 pm on the Church and School grounds, Father Koster says due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some changes have been made to this year’s festival. He says this year’s festival will have an emphasis on food. […]

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