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Autism Awareness books

BCFR Reading Days

Every April, the United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day on April 2nd kicks off the Autism Speaks campaign, Light It Up blue (LIUB).  In support of autism awareness, people all over the world turn the color blue into a symbol representing support of the autism spectrum disorder. From the White House lighting up blue to […]

CMSE Celebrates 50 Years

Story by Laurie Ritter Central Missouri Subcontracting Enterprises (CMSE) celebrated 50 years of providing quality work and meaningful jobs to individuals in the community on Friday, April 26. CMSE Executive Director Bruce Young and Employee Manager and Director of the Day Program Sarah Johannaber started planning and organizing the event in January. Individuals who are […]

Individual receives cleaning supplies.

Horizon Housing Foundation—Boone Point Cleaning

Written by Laura Cravens, Associate Director Boone County Family Resources Thanks to a generous grant from the Horizon Housing Foundation, Boone County Family Resources held two fun and informative events and provided cleaning supplies to the tenants of Boone Point Central and Boone Point South. The first event was held at Boone Point Central on […]

Young man with cerebral palsy enjoys floating in pool with family.

Trevor takes to the Water

The Roberts family found the perfect solution for their 17-year-old son Trevor who has cerebral palsy and was in need of additional physical activity. With assistance from Boone County Family Resources (BCFR), Trevor accessed DMH funding through the Medicaid Home and Community Based waiver for an adapted pool lift to engage in water activities with […]