RURAL LIVING

RURAL LIVING

Ensuring rural communities are growing strong

We are working as a region to build thriving places where people and businesses have what they need. Together, we are catalyzing new investment in quality of life — from neighborhoods and transportation to education and training.

Ensuring rural communities are growing strong

We are working as a region to build thriving places where people and businesses have what they need. Together, we are catalyzing new investment in quality of life — from neighborhoods and transportation to education and training.

Hometown Revival

Making our places great is how we keep people here, and bring them here, too. Find Hometown Revival Innovators and resources here.

Transportation

From sidewalks and trails to public transit, the ability to ‘get around’ is essential to families, communities, and economies. Learn how rural people and places are pulling resources and options together for “Rides to Health and Wealth.”

Liston Center

Getting people what they need where they need it is a powerful way to strengthen families, neighborhoods, and communities. The Liston Center in El Dorado Springs, Missouri, brings employment and education services into one easily accessible place, complete with child care and other supports.

Hometown Revival

Making our places great is how we keep people here, and bring them here, too. Find Hometown Revival Innovators and resources here.

Transportation

From sidewalks and trails to public transit, the ability to ‘get around’ is essential to families, communities, and economies. Learn how rural people and places are pulling resources and options together for “Rides to Health and Wealth.”

Liston Center

Getting people what they need where they need it is a powerful way to strengthen families, neighborhoods, and communities. The Liston Center in El Dorado Springs, Missouri, brings employment and education services into one easily accessible place, complete with child care and other supports.

RURAL LIVING NEWS

Housing needed for rural revival

Housing needed for rural revival

A lack of housing options could nip new rural opportunity in the bud. Can the west central Missouri region muster the private-public collaboration and innovation needed to ramp up housing supply? This question is the topic of a “5th Monday” regional networking luncheon 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Monday May 24.

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Help rural healthcare. Become a HealthTran driver!

Help rural healthcare. Become a HealthTran driver!

West Central Missouri Community Action Agency (West Central) and the Missouri Rural Health Association (MRHA) seek volunteer drivers to help with healthcare rides in the region. Drivers receive a mileage reimbursement of $.80 per loaded mile, volunteer insurance coverage, flexible schedules, and training as HealthTran drivers.

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