Gov. Mike Parson outlined several budget priorities in his press briefing Thursday, including funding to help job seekers and Missouri students.
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Missouri received a shipment of 60,000 nitrile and latex gloves from its sister state of Jeollanamdo Province, Republic of Korea in June to assist in the response to COVID-19.
To help provide military service members in Missouri with an affordable pathway to earning their graduate or undergraduate degrees and connect them with in-demand careers, WGU Missouri and Bridge My Return (BMR) – a hiring platform that connects veterans and transitioning military personnel to career opportunities with military-ready companies – today announced they have entered into a partnership.
With its fiscal year ending June 30, the Community Foundation of the Ozarks has granted a total of $2,282,338 for COVID-19 relief. Since it opened in late March, the CFO’s primary discretionary grantmaking program of the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund has made 101 grants totaling $852,956.
Missouri 2021 is excited to announce that the Missouri State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (MSSDAR), under the leadership of Joan Magee, State Regent, has joined the Bicentennial Alliance! August 10, 2021, will mark the state’s two hundredth anniversary of statehood. Magee said, “Recognizing this milestone is important. Our past and those of our ancestors shape our lives. We learn from this experience so we don’t repeat mistakes but rather make informed decisions going forward.”