Former President of the Benton-Stephens Neighborhood Association, Democrat Kip Kendrick, announced Thursday he will run for the 45th District House seat. Democratic Representative, Chris Kelly, endorsed him.
Ronald McDonald and Terri Gray cut the ribbon and officially open the new Ronald McDonald House in Columbia Mo., on Oct. 29, 2013. This upcoming year, Gray said the organization looks to provide housing for over 500 families (KBIA/Drew Koch).
Columbia’s new Ronald McDonald House opened Wednesday and is ready for new families.
These charities provide a low or no cost place to stay for families with children currently undergoing treatment at a Columbia health facility. Those facilities are mainly funded through private donations. After two years of work, Columbia’s new Ronald McDonald house in Columbia has officially accepted families to move in.
The Missouri Senate took the next step Tuesday toward beginning final negotiations with the House on next year’s state budget. Senate members struggled with whether to bind themselves to various positions they support.