More than two decades ago, Betty Kimberling saw a group of people who lacked hope. To help make a difference in their lives, she followed in the family footsteps of generations of teachers and earned a teaching certificate.
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Monday, December 20, 2010
For 20 years, Dr. Jodi Branson has been involved with some sort of animal rescue, whether it be housing homeless animals until they’re adopted, creating an animal welfare organization during veterinarian school or even rescuing abandoned animals out of water-soaked homes in the weeks after Hurricane Katrina.
Rebecca Evans showed up at a Community Action Partnership program for a poverty demonstration. Weeks later, she was talking with then-CAP employee Rachel McCoy about the confusion of being a mother in St. Joseph.
Dave Gall sees a hint of irony in his selection to the St. Joseph News-Press 20 Who Count list. After all, the idea that earned his spot grew out of a Leadership St. Joseph meeting held in one of the newspaper's conference rooms.
The word “retired” does not seem to fit Sally Hoehn. As a self-described “cradle Catholic,” Ms Hoehn has devoted her free time to service at St. Joseph Cathedral, where she coordinates weddings, among many other duties.
A mother of three who works with the Community Action Partnership of Greater St. Joseph and United Cerebral Palsy of Northwest Missouri, Rachel McCoy saw the need to help parents out in the area.
Giving away a free vehicle to a safe teen driver makes loads of sense to Cecil Myers. The Mitsubishi dealership owner has been involved with “I’m a Safe Driver” since its inception in 2007.
When the Kansas City Chiefs began working with Jackson County to get tax revenue for improvements to Arrowhead Stadium, the team started to look seriously at moving its training camp back to Missouri after 19 years in River Falls, Wis.