Volunteer Opportunities

The Maryville Citizens for Community Action compiles information each year about many of the area service clubs. The following is a gleaning of that list with the hope that those interested may learn of service opportunities.

Alzheimer’s Support Group
Purpose: To support and educate each other.
Membership Process: Open to public.
Meetings: The fourth Thursday of the month, except November and December, 6 pm, at the Nodaway Senior Center.
Contact: Sandra Shermuly, 514 North Laura, Maryville, 660.734.0879, sandra.shermuly@goldenliving.com.

American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Purpose: AAUW promotes equity for women, education and self-development over their life span and positive societal change.
Membership Process: Open to women with a four-year degree or an associate’s degree.
Meetings: Meets once a month, August through May, on various week nights. Meets at Northwest Alumni House,
private homes and other locations. The meetings feature programs of interest concerning issues affecting women and girls.
Projects: Give annual scholarships to students at Northwest. Opal E. Eckert Community Action Grant supports worthy
recipients to carry out efforts to make the world a better place for women and girls.
Contact: LeDonna McIntosh, president, 29615 State Hwy. N, Conception Jct., 660.562.9629, ledonnamc@yahoo.com.

American Red Cross Midland Empire Chapter
Purpose: Health and safety classes, providing humanitarian disaster relief.
Contact: Angie Springs, executive director, 401 North 12th Street, St. Joseph, 816.232.8439, angie.springs@redcross.
org or Shoba Brown.

Beautifying Residents Using Student Help (BRUSH)
Purpose: Lending a helping hand to homeowners.
Membership Process: Northwest students.
Meetings: As needed.
Projects: Paint and minor repairs of house exteriors, clean yards, etc.
Contact: Amy Nally, volunteer coordinator, 800 University Drive, Maryville, 660.562.1954, ANALLY@nwmissouri.edu.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nodaway County
Purpose: To match adults with children ages 7-14 living in single-parent homes.
Membership Process: Volunteers to serve as “Bigs.”
Meetings: Monthly meetings at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital.

Contact: Lynette Harbin, 114 East South Hills Drive, PO Box 34, Maryville 660.562.7981; Lynette@bbbsnodaway.org, www.bbbsnodaway.org

Children and Family Center of Northwest Missouri
Purpose: To provide safety and support services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and provide
information within five counties of Northwest Missouri.
Membership Process: Open.
Projects: Training volunteer advocates, case management, crisis intervention, 24-hour hotline, court advocacy and
shelter, WINGS (Women in Need Gaining Support) Support Group meets weekly, Images – teen support group, men’s
support group.
Contact: Linda Mattson, executive director, 1220 East Second Street, Maryville, 660.562.2320, cfcnwm1@embarqmail.com.

Community Foundation of NW MO
Purpose: Community service organization.
Contact: Mary Hinde, president, 1006 East Street Maartens Drive, St. Joseph, 816-232-2022, mary@cfnwmo.org.

Eastern Star
Purpose: Fraternal organization.
Membership Process: Women age 18 plus who have a direct line to a Masonic relative.
Meetings: Second and fourth Tuesdays at 7:30 pm, at the Masonic Temple, 1622 North Main.
Projects: Various monetary contributions both nationally and locally.
Contact: Kay Evans, secretary, 30257 Eastview Drive, Maryville, 660.582.3397.

Elks Lodge #760
Purpose: Benevolent organization that is dedicated to service to community and country.
Membership Process: Over 21 years old, complete application, investigation and initiation fees: 21-25 years old, $10;
26 years+ $25; $60 annual dues.
Meetings: First and third Tuesday at 8 pm, at the Elks Lodge.
Projects: Fire victims, scholarships, blood drive, youth dances, dental care for handicapped and Head Start, Christmas
baskets to needy families, senior high school lockout projects and financial support of community projects.
Contact: John Nelson, 115 North Main, Maryville, 660.582.3241, 760Elks@gmail.com.

Friends of the Maryville Public Library
Purpose: The purpose of the Friends of MPL is to promote a strong, positive image among the general public, to constantly
encourage ongoing monetary and gift support and to work wholeheartedly as activists for literacy and outreach
in the community.
Projects: Used book sales, annual membership drive.
Contact: Stephanie Patterson, 509 North Main, Maryville, 660.582.5281, director@maryvillepubliclibrary.org.

Girl Scouts of NE Kansas and NW Missouri
Purpose: Promote leadership skills and help girls develop better self-esteem. Building girls of courage, character and
Membership Process: Girls in kindergarten through grade 12. Adult volunteers.
Meetings: At discretion of leaders.
Projects: Providing quality programming for Nodaway County girls.
Contact: Charlotte Stiens, 27408 268th Street, Maryville, 660.853.9585, ckstiens@embarqmail.com.

Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce
Purpose: Advancing the agricultural, legislative, educational, industrial, professional services and retail interests of
Maryville and its trade area.
Membership Process: Open to any business or individual.
Meetings: The board meets the fourth Thursday of each month at the Chamber Conference Room.
Projects: Community promotion, leadership development, legislative trip, car show, farm city banquet, business
promotion, retail promotion, business seminars, relocation and general information center.
Contact: Lily E. White, executive director, 408 North Market Street, Maryville, 660.582.8643, chamber@maryvillechamber.com.

Greater Southern Nodaway Co. Community Foundation (GSNCCF)
Purpose: Improve quality of life in Greater Southern Nodaway County community, connecting donors to needs.
Membership Process: Open.
Meetings: Five times a year at South Nodaway School.
Projects: Valentine’s Day Gala, obtaining grants for improving community.
Contact: Josh Moutray, chairman, 34370 US Hwy. 71, Barnard, 816.914.1459.

Grief Care
Purpose: Support group.
Meetings: At 6:30 pm on scheduled Thursdays at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital board room.
Contact: Jeanette Collin, 2332 South Main, Maryville, 660.562.7904, jeanette.collin@ssmhealth.com.

Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County
Purpose: To provide simple, decent, affordable housing for those in need.
Membership Process: Open.
Meetings: The board of directors meets the third Thursday of every month at 7 pm at the SSM Health St. Francis Hospital board room.
Projects: Primary focus is the construction of decent housing in Nodaway County.
Contact: Jill Blackford, PO Box 274, Maryville, 660.562.7474, blackford@iamotelephone.com.

Health Emergency Lifeline Program
Purpose: Lifeline is a program designed to help the elderly and people with disabilities to remain in their home.
Membership Process: Volunteer membership. There is a 21-member board to govern the program.
Meetings: Three times a year at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital, office in SE annex of hospital.
Contact: Larry Rusco, 1225 Chick Avenue, Maryville, 660.582.7567, lgrusco@embarqmail.com.

James Edward Gray American Legion Post #100
Purpose: Veterans organization.
Membership Process: Must have served in the active military service during time of conflict. Must show form DD214.
Meetings: Each third Wednesday at 7 pm, at the American Legion Hall. Officers change in July.
Projects: Sponsors boys baseball, Cadet Patrol, Boys State, Girls State, girls softball, oratory contest, flags and flag
information to schools and Missouri funeral honor guard services.
Contact: Bill Young, PO Box 371, Maryville, 660.562.2454.

James Edward Gray American Legion Unit #100 Auxiliary
Meetings: The first Tuesday of the month at the Legion Home. Officers change every August.
Projects: Girls State, children and youth, county government, community service and veterans.
Contact: Kathleen Hurayt, president, 23540 Lakeview Drive, Maryville, 660.582.8235.

Knights of Columbus
Purpose: Help the mentally challenged, disadvantaged, scholarships, church, senior citizens and unborn.
Membership Process: Open to males over the age of 18, who are active members of the Catholic Church.
Meetings: The second Wednesday of the month at 7 pm, at St. Gregory’s Church. Officers change every two years in July.
Projects: Erect monument of unborn, Tootsie Roll drive, raise money for various projects.
Contact: Rick Smail, grand knight.

Leadership Experience Opportunity Club (LEO Club)
Purpose: Community service with student leadership.
Membership Process: Open to high school students.
Meetings: Various times and places in Maryville.
Projects: Assist the Lions Club in their projects, complete one major project such as donate to a particular cause, etc.
Contact: WR O’Riley, 8 Faustiana Place, Maryville, 660.582.3083.

Leadership Maryville
Purpose: To familiarize our community’s future leaders with the people and issues that impact us all. Leadership
Maryville provides education and leadership development for active, civic-minded individuals.
Membership Process: Facilitated by past graduates, the program is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.
Application process begins in August.
Meetings: Based on class.
Projects: Based on class.
Contact: Lily E. White, executive director, 408 North Market Street, Maryville, 660.582.8643, leadershipmaryville@gmail.com.

Maryville Athletic Booster Club (BAC)
Purpose: To support Maryville athletic programs through recognition and fundraising to purchase equipment and
other needs.
Membership Process: Open.
Meetings: The second Wednesday every other month, 6 pm, at Maryville High School library.
Projects: Concessions and selling T-shirts.
Contact: Tim Catlett, 521 West Cooper, Maryville, 660.582.2190, Tim.Catlett@lacledegroup.com.

Maryville Chapter of the Missouri Writers’ Guild
Purpose: To encourage people to do free-lance writing or to publish.
Membership Process: Open.
Meetings: Five times a year, January, March, May, September and November at the Alumni House at Northwest.
Projects: Sponsor a county-wide writing contest.
Contact: Amy Houts, program chairperson, 26162 Ridge Drive, Maryville, 660.562.3122, sase@cebridge.net.

Maryville Citizens for Community Action (MCCA)
Purpose: Seeks to achieve improved citizen involvement, upgrade the utilization of resources, help link resources
and facilitate collaborative action in programs and projects designed to benefit the community.
Membership Process: Open.
Meetings: Fourth Monday of the month, noon, in the Chamber of Commerce Conference Room.
Projects: Prepares, collects and submits material for the annual Missouri Community Betterment Awards Competition,
conduct town hall meetings. Special ad hoc committees are formed as needed.
Contact: Lily E. White, executive director, 408 North Market Street, Maryville, 660.582.8643, chamber@maryvillechamber.com.

Maryville Fibromyalgia Support Group
Purpose: Support group for fibromyalgia.
Membership Process: Open.
Meetings: Every third Monday at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital in the Conference Clinic Room, 6 to 8 pm.
Contact: Maria Spinnato, leader, 319 West 12th Street, Maryville, 660.582.3147, msmagdis@gmail.com.

Maryville Garden Club
Purpose: To stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening among amateurs, to aid in the protection of native trees,
plants and birds, to encourage civic planting.
Membership Process: Open to anyone with an interest in gardening.
Meetings: First Tuesday of the month at First Christian Church or other announced location.
Projects: Civic projects – Mabel Perkins Memorial Gardens/Blue Star Memorial, Judah Park, Cooper and Thompson
garden, youth summertime garden club, spring and fall plant sales, monthly newspaper article, Across the Garden
Gate, flower show.
Contact: Martha Heflin Moldaver, president, 524 South Merrill, Maryville, 660.582.8838, moldavermm@aol.com.

Maryville Host Lions Club
Purpose: Service to community. Internationally known for work to eliminate unnecessary blindness and providing
glasses to the needy.
Membership Process: Sponsorship through an active member then approved by nominating committee then the
board of directors.
Meetings: Thursdays at noon at the Maryville Community Center.
Projects: Scholarships to Northwest, Mozingo Lake recreation funding, Maryville Parks and Recreation funding,
audio reader, Lake Viking Kamp for visually impaired and Missouri Lions Eye Research Foundation.

Maryville Partners in Prevention
Purpose: To promote responsible decision making on campus and in the community to create a better environment
and culture.
Membership Process: Concerned citizens committed to change.
Meetings: Second Wednesday, 11:30 am to 1 pm, Northwest Missouri State University campus.
Projects: The Bearcat Watch, Step-Up Bystander Intervention Training, Know Your Limit messaging on shirts, stats,
presentations, etc., community engagement.
Contact: BK Taylor, 800 University Drive, Maryville, 660.562.1222, bktay@nwmissouri.edu.

Maryville Pride Lions Club
Purpose: Community service.
Membership Process: Open.
Meetings: Second and fourth Mondays, 6:30 pm.
Projects: Two Northwest scholarships, built shelter at Mozingo, provide funds for planting at Beal Park, glasses for
needy, diabetes, etc.
Contact: David Primm, secretary, 205 East Bentley, Ravenwood, 660.582.9394, ldprimm@grm.net.

Maryville Rotary Club
Purpose: Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united who provide humanitarian services,
encourage high ethical standards and help build good will and peace in the world.
Membership Process: Invitations. Seek to have occupational representativeness in membership.
Meetings: Weekly meetings, Wednesdays at noon, at the Maryville Community Center, 1407 North Country Club Road.
Projects: Polio Plus, Mozingo Lake bathhouse, sports park shelter, Maryville High School students of the month,
Shoes for Orphan Souls, elementary school dictionary project, middle school environmental projects, Nodaway
County Senior Center scholarships, outstanding farm youth award, Frank Felton Northwest Missouri State University Scholarship.

Men’s Forum
Purpose: Get together and keep up on current community topics.
Membership Process: Sponsorship.
Meetings: Tuesdays, noon, at the Community Center.
Projects: Camp Quality.
Contact: Joe Furlong, 622 East 14th Street, Maryville, 660.562.2909.

MERIL – Maryville
Purpose: Our vision: A barrier-free Northwest Missouri. Our mission: Empowering people to live life fully.
Membership Process: Office hours: 8 am to 5 pm, Monday-Friday.
Meetings: Support groups, People First advocacy group for persons with a developmental disability, Cross Roads
Deaf Club, Northwest Missouri Brain Injury Association.
Projects: Community health which includes home health and in-home services, community access (accessibility services)
and low-vision resource center, telecommunication access program (TAP), bridge interpreting, consumer directed
services, independent living services, communication and youth transition services, money follows the person, community
education and MERIL leadership institute.
Contact: Lauren Zeiliff, 2416 B South Main, Maryville, 1.800.MERIL4U, 800.637.4548, laurenz@meril.org.

Ministerial Alliance
Purpose: Collaboration of area churches.
Membership Process: Pastor or other representation of Maryville churches.
Meetings: First Thursday of the month.
Projects: The Ministry Center, Walk of the Cross, community Thanksgiving service.
Contact: Jonathan Mitchell, 211 South Main, Maryville, 660.582.4257, rev.jonathan.mitchell@gmail.com.

Ministry Center, Inc.-Clothes Closet
Purpose: To provide free clothing to families with low incomes.
Membership Process: Volunteers from area churches primarily and others from the community who serve without pay.
Meetings: The Ministry Center board meets the second Monday, at 7:30 am, at Hope Lutheran Church.
Contact: Jonathan Mitchell, 211 South Main, Maryville, 660.582.4257, rev.jonathan.mitchell@gmail.com.

Ministry Center, Inc.-Food Pantry
Purpose: Provide food and commodities to needy people and families in Nodaway County.
Membership Process: Must be Nodaway County resident and must meet federal poverty guidelines.
Meetings: The Ministry Center board meets the second Monday, at 8 am, at the center.
Projects: Providing food for the Christmas baskets for needy families, contributing to the Christmas meal at the
Senior Center, contributing to the Energy Assistance at Community Services.
Contact: Jonathan Mitchell, 211 South Main, Maryville, 660.582.4257, rev.jonathan.mitchell@gmail.com.

Missouri Business Women
Purpose: Community service and scholarships.
Membership Process: Open.
Meetings: Fourth Thursday of the month at the First Christian Church, Maryville.
Projects: Hobby show for scholarship funds, adopt families and children at Christmas, sponsor It’s a Real Christmas,
the MS walk, blood drives, award scholarship to county students and the Marion George Scholarship for nursing.
Contact: Sandra Shermuly, president, PO Box 453, Maryville, schester200@yahoo.com.

New Nodaway Humane Society Animal Shelter
Purpose: Give care and shelter to lost, abused or unwanted animals.
Meetings: Elected board meets the first Wednesday of each month and the general membership meets annually in October.
Projects: Spaying, neutering, licensing.
Contact: Wendy Combs, 829 South Depot, Maryville, 660.582.3216, nnhsmanager@embarqmail.com.

Nodaway Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
Purpose: Historic, educational and patriotic.
Membership Process: Must be a descendent of one who fought or assisted in the Revolutionary War.
Meetings: September through May, except December and January, on the second Saturday at the First United Methodist Church.
Projects: Various contests through the schools in the county, presentations of a flag each year, practice conservation, displays of a patriotic nature.
Contact: Jesse Smith, regent, Maryville.

Nodaway Community Theater Company (NCTC)
Purpose: To provide cultural outlets and experiences for Nodaway County residents, adults and children.
Membership Process: Open.
Meetings: About once a month at The Rose Theater, 118 West Third Street, Maryville. Officers change in January.
Projects: Adult dinner theatre productions, summer musical, children’s theatre productions and community variety
show. Family open-mic night the third Monday of the month at The Rose Theater beginning at 6:30 pm; adult open mic
each Friday at The Rose at 8 pm.
Contact: Nina Dewhirst, 419 Lisa Lane, Maryville, 660.582.8916, ndewhirst@nnr6.org.

Nodaway County Historical Society
Purpose: Collection, preservation and display of Nodaway County historical artifacts.
Membership Process: Annual memberships: $25 individual; $40 family; $50 patron; $250 per person lifetime. Annual
business/corporate memberships: $100 contributing; $250 sponsor; $500 benefactor; $1,000 patron.
Meetings: Annual meeting of the society is held at the end of June.
Projects: All of the museum buildings including Caleb Burns house, Hickory Grove school and the museum are open
to the public Tuesday through Friday from March through November. Members serve as greeters and tour guides when
the museum is open. Programs are presented each year on a wide variety of subjects.
Contact: Linda Girard, PO Box 324, Maryville, 660.582.8176, nodawaycountyhistoricalsociety@embarqmail.com.

Nodaway County Salvation Army Service Extension Unit
Purpose: Assist Nodaway County residents and transients with emergency needs.
Membership Process: Open.
Meetings: Quarterly.
Projects: Red Kettle bell ringing campaign during November and December.
Contact: Norma Eckerson, 1212-B South Main, Maryville, 660.582.3113, neckerson.csi@gmail.com.

Nodaway County Senior Center
Purpose: To provide balanced meals to homebound seniors and seniors in a congregate setting. Recreation, health
and socialization opportunities for senior citizens.
Membership Process: Walk in.
Contact: Amie Firavich, 1210 East First, Maryville, 660.562.3999, nodawayseniors@yahoo.com.

Nodaway Masonic Lodge #470 AF:AM
Purpose: Fraternal/charitable.
Membership Process: Open to males ages 18 and older.
Meetings: The first and third Mondays, at 7:30 pm, at the Masonic Lodge, 1622 North Main.
Projects: Masonic Home, various community contributions.
Contact: Marlin Slagle, 1260 West Crestview Drive, Maryville, 660.582.2914.

Northwest Missouri Bee Busters
Purpose: To promote the information on help for those wanting to be and are beekeepers.
Membership Process: Open to anyone interested in beekeeping.
Meetings: Meeting times vary. Meet at NW Technical School.
Projects: Two year beekeeping classes, beginning and intermediate, offered at NW Technical School.
Contact: Keith Dougan, 33975 US Hwy. 136, Ravenwood, 660.582.1672, kldougan@grm.net.

Northwest Missouri Enterprise Facilitation (NWMEF)
Purpose: Helping to grow our communities one entrepreneur at a time.
Membership Process: The purpose of NWMEF is to promote economic and community revitalization by encouraging
the passion and dreams of local entrepreneurs.
Meetings: By appointment with facilitator.
Contact: Keli Morris, enterprise facilitator, 816.262.9400, facilitator@nwmef.org.

Northwest MO Multiple Sclerosis Self-Support Group
Purpose: Self-support group for people living with multiple sclerosis.
Membership Process: Open.
Meetings: Meetings on the second Saturday of each month, 10:30 am, in the Leitner room at St. Gregory’s Church.
Anyone can attend our meetings; we would enjoy feedback and your company.
Projects: Various speakers, group sharing. Potluck picnic the second Saturday in June, holiday potluck the second
Saturday in November, MS Walk in April.
Contact: Cindy Bliley, 515 East 7th Street, Maryville, 660.562.2754.

Optimist Club of Maryville
Purpose: To develop optimism as a philosophy of life, promote active interest in good government and civic affairs,
inspire respect for law, promote patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among all people, aid and
encourage the development of youth.
Membership Process: Open.
Meetings: Thursdays, 7 am, at the First Christian Church, 201 West Third Street. Officers change in October.
Projects: Youth oriented. Fishing and essay contests, reading literacy, youth cabins at Mozingo and drug free poster
Contact: James Hassenkamp, president, call or text 660.563.0481.

Parkinson’s Support Group
Purpose: To provide support for Parkinson’s patients and their care partners or any interested parties.
Membership Process: Just come join us.
Meetings: Meet for lunch on occasional third Thursdays at A&G Restaurant.
Contact: Jennie Lamb, 303 James Avenue, Maryville, 660.582.4468

Pony Express Council of the Boy Scouts of America
Purpose: It is the mission of the Boy Scouts to serve others by helping to instill values in young people and to prepare
them to make ethical choices during their lifetime in achieving their full potential.
Membership Process: By application: 1-5 grade boys; 6-12 grade boys; 14-20-year-old girls; and 18+ year-old volunteer
Meetings: Call for more information.
Projects: Scouting 4 Food council level, many service projects on the local unit level, scholarships based upon need,
financial assistance is available.
Contact: Casey Dupree, Otoe District executive, 1704 Buckingham, PO Box 8157, St. Joseph, MO 64508, 816.233.1351,

Relay For Life
Purpose: To raise money for cancer research.
Membership Process: Volunteer.
Meetings: Monthly meetings, more frequent closer to the event.
Projects: Annual Relay For Life Walk
Contact: Maggie Hubbard, High Plains Division, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64105, 660.218.7292,

SSM Health St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary
Purpose: A group of individuals from varied backgrounds whose primary focus is to aid in promotion of the health
and welfare of the community by assisting in fundraising to help with new equipment and scholarships.
Membership Process: Open to men and women. Active, $15; associate, $20.
Meetings: The elected board meets monthly. The organization meets three times a year, plus monthly meetings as
needed for activities of the group. Change of officers occurs in January.
Projects: Operate gift shop, crafts for holiday bazaar, book fairs twice a year, bake sale, bridge luncheon, marathon
Bridge group. Funds all go toward nursing scholarships and equipment for the hospital.
Contact: Cathy New.

Today’s Civic Women
Purpose: To promote community and individual development and fellowship among its members.
Membership Process: Open. Membership drive in October.
Meetings: The first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm, location is usually at the basement of the Maryville Public
Library. Installation of officers in May.
Projects: Toys for Tots, Koats for Kids, holiday food baskets, candle sale to benefit projects such as the library, DARE,
project prom/graduation, Camp Quality. Relay For Life. Kid’s Corner books for SSM Health St. Francis Hospital.
Contact: Danielle Miller, president, PO Box 104, Maryville, MO 64468, 660.582.1136.

United Way of Nodaway County
Purpose: Fundraising for non-profit organizations.
Membership Process: Open.
Meetings: Four times a year in Maryville. Officers change in January.
Projects: Annual fundraising and community advocacy.
Contact: Tiffany Whipple, secretary/treasurer, PO Box 164, Maryville, MO 64468, 660.562.3910, unitedwaynodawaycounty@gmail.com.

4-H of Nodaway County
Purpose: Creating environments where young people are valued, contributing members of the community.
Membership Process: Youth membership is open to boys and girls ages 5-18, according to age as of December 31 of
the program year.
Meetings: Meeting times and locations vary according to the schedule of local clubs.
Projects: 4-H gives youth opportunities to gain leadership, citizenship and life skills through fun and innovative
hands-on activities.
Contact: Annette Deering, 4-H youth development specialist, 403 North Market, room 308, Maryville, MO 64468,
660.582.8101; DeeringA@missouri.edu.

Veterans of Foreign Wars
Purpose: Veterans organization.
Meetings: Meets second Wednesday of each month at the American Legion Building in Maryville. Officers change in May.
Projects: Buddy Poppy, set flags, deliver Christmas fruit baskets to all veterans in the hospital and nursing homes.
Contact: Ron Jones.

Widowed Person’s Service of Nodaway County
Purpose: Support for all widowed persons of Nodaway County.
Membership Process: Any widowed person who wishes to attend. No fees.
Meetings: Wednesdays, at 8:15 am, at Hy-Vee; Fridays, at 11 am, at various locations.
Contact: Richard Dowden, president, 120 East First, Maryville, 660-582-3176.