We love keeping you connected with what’s happening in our community. KAT Country Cares, powered by Jim Butler Linn Chevrolet and Jim Butler CDJR Powerhouse spotlights local events from organizations and groups in Mid-Missouri.
Here is what’s happening in Mid-Missouri:
Thursday, August 26th: End of Summer Luau Benefit
Join the Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association for some end-of-summer fun! The End of Summer Luau Benefit is Thursday, August 26th, from 6-10 pm at the Millbottom in Jefferson City. Enjoy live music, hula hoop and limbo competitions, and food trucks. Tickets are $20 each. Purchase yours at mofosteradopt.com.
Saturday, August 28th: Guns and Hoses Hockey Game
The Guns and Hoses Hockey Game is on Saturday, August 28th at Washington Park Ice Arena in Jefferson City. Bring the family to enjoy the annual game between Jefferson City’s finest, the Jefferson City Police Department vs the Jefferson City Fire Department. Tickets are $10 each with proceeds benefitting SafetyNet. For further information visit jcmogunsnhoses.com.
Honor those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, and support our local first responders and military on Missouri’s Patriot Day with the annual 5K Run/Walk in Jefferson City on Saturday, September 11th at 8:30 am on the Missouri State Capitol South lawn. For more information and to register, click here.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson City
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson City are in need of mentors, especially male role models. They have two different types of mentoring programs. The organization is looking for individuals who can be consistent friends to a child. You can learn more and sign up to become a mentor by going online to bbbsjeffersoncity.org.
Donate or Volunteer at The Food Bank
The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri relies heavily on donations and volunteers to operate efficiently. Through their partnership with Feeding America and local organizations, The Food Bank has incredible bulk purchasing power so they can do more with every dollar donated. Learn more about making a donation, volunteering, or hosting a food drive at sharefoodbringhope.org.
American Red Cross Blood Drives
Donating blood makes a big difference in the lives of others. The American Red Cross is looking for healthy donors to help save lives and give blood by booking an appointment. Find an upcoming blood drive near you by going online to redcrossblood.org.