Tag Archives: Grant

Rotary Grant Funds New Front Door For SC Nutrition Center

A new entrance door installed at the Scotland County Nutrition Site was provided by the Scotland County Rotary Club in conjunction with a district matching grant through the Rotary International Foundation. Rotary District Grants fund small-scale, short-term activities that address needs in clubs’ community and communities abroad. Each district chooses which activities it will fund […]

SCH Among 25 Hospital Selected for National Grant

The Texas A&M University Center for Optimizing Rural Health (CORH) is pleased to announce that Scotland County Hospital is one of 25 hospitals selected to receive technical assistance from CORH. The Texas A&M University Center for Optimizing Rural Health (CORH) was recently created as a technical advisory center for vulnerable rural hospitals; it is a […]

Class of 1967 Donates Smoker for Raffle to Support New SCR-I Track

After the successful pie and cupcake auctions as well as the sale of donated sports memorabilia this past week at Scotland County R-I home basketball games, the district announced the latest fundraising efforts to help bring the district a new all-weather track. Raffle tickets are now available in the SCR-I central office for a Cookshack […]

Added Volume Has City Seeking Another Expansion for Recycling Program

With a significant increase in aluminum and plastic bottle volume, the City of Memphis Recycling Center is once again pursuing grant funding to expand the operation. At the December 6th meeting of the Memphis City Council, the Board of Aldermen authorized a grant application to the Northeast Missouri Solid Waste Management District. The local recycling […]

Briggs Smith Memorial Airport Pursuing Runway Reconstruction Project for 2020

With deteriorating surface conditions on the existing runway, a new landing surface has become a top priority for the Briggs Smith Memorial Airport west of Memphis. The City of Memphis is currently working to secure federal funding that would allow the construction of a new runway at the facility, possibly as soon as 2020. Through […]

Scotland County R-1 Wins $25,000 Grant for Greenhouse From Monsanto Fund

America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education called on local farmers to help nominate rural schools to receive nearly $2.3 million in grants to enhance their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs. Local farmers answered the call, and the Grow Rural Education program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, a philanthropic arm of Bayer, has recognized Scotland […]

Memphis Volunteer Firefighters Awarded Federal Grant for New Gear  

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill announced $12,600 in federal funding has been awarded to the Memphis Volunteer Fire Department for the purchase of 12 sets of new gear. “Ensuring our first responders have the very best equipment is essential—it saves lives and protects the brave men and women who sacrifice so much to keep our communities […]

MDC Partners With City Of Memphis to Develop New Archery Range

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has entered an agreement with the City of Memphis to help fund the development of a new archery range at the Memphis Reservoir. MDC currently manages rifle and shotgun shooting ranges, as well as the fishery at Lake Show-Me, just west of Memphis. The new agreement allows the city […]

Grant Funding Helping to Enhance Memphis Recycling Program

Another round of grant funding from the Northeast Missouri Solid Waste Management District is helping enhance the City of Memphis’s recycling program. Earlier this month the city council approved a contract with Memphis Lumber for the construction of a new 20×28 post frame building and a 18×53 lean-to to be added to the existing recycling […]

Community Health Initiative Seeking Grant Funding for All-Weather Track at School

The recent failure of Proposition 2 at the polls has sent the Scotland County R-I School Board back to the drawing board on pursuit of alternative funding opportunities to improve the district’s facilities. The SCR-I District recently announced it has renewed efforts to secure grant funding for an all-weather track that would serve the Tigers […]