HANNIBAL, Mo. — Jenna McDonald, aquatics director at Hannibal Parks and Recreation, recently earned the Aquatic Examiner Service award from the American Red Cross. The award was given for excellent evaluations from the Aquatic Examiner Service program. McDonald trains up to 30 lifeguards each year for water safety proficiency at the Hannibal Aquatic Center. The […]
Riedel Foundation awards $25,000 to Hannibal LaGrange University.
Hannibal Aquatic Center opens May 28
Douglas Community Services Foundation will honor two high school senior scholarship recipients at a breakfast on Tuesday, June 8 at the Rialto in Hannibal.
Community Services of Hannibal is seeking volunteers to assist with Summer Meals Program beginning June 6.
Hannibal Parks & Recreation is sponsoring a Night Hike through Sodalis Nature Preserve 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, May 27.
Mehaffy said the MRRPA is negotiating with some landowners in Marion County for the purchase of property on which the $17-$18 million port will be built. Mehaffy asked the council for its support for the Authority to seek a Port and Infrastructure Development grant.
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Bat biologists are celebrating the news the number of endangered Indiana bats at Sodalis Nature Preserve has increased almost 20 percent. The bat census at Sodalis, conducted in February 2022, confirms its place as the country’s most important hibernation spot for this species with an estimated 215,296 Indiana bats. Vona Kuczynska, biologist […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Two programs at Douglass Community Services recently received grants from the General Mills Foundation hometown grant making program. The Kids in Motion program received $3,000, and the Food Pantry received $5,000. The Food Pantry at Douglass Community Services provides food assistance to more than 500 families each month. Kids in Motion will provide volunteer opportunities […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. —The George H. Riedel Foundation’s latest award will help Hannibal children whostruggle with the trauma of child abuse. The Riedel Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 grant to the Child Advocacy Center of Northeast Missouri. The grant will fund mental health services for Hannibal children who are victims of physical, sexual and emotional abuse […]