Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital

The staff at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital in Columbia, Missouri, is committed to excellent patient care, education, and research. Truman VA offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient health services to veterans from 43 counties in Missouri, as well as Pike County, Illinois. Each year, approximately 40,000 veterans access services from Truman […]

Banking Strategies to Consider for Legacy Planning

By Kyle Reynolds CFP®, CIMA®, Assistant Vice President, Portfolio Manager You’ve said it yourself. “Timing is everything.” And where legacy planning is concerned, there’s no better time than now to plan for your future.  It’s so easy to put off the process — no one likes to think about their mortality, let alone talk about […]

A Beautiful Legacy

By Jodi Blake The Grenners: Leaving a mark nearly a century later.  Legacy. The word conjures thoughts of historical figures who gave their lives to change ours, or of people from our own past that live on in our hearts because of what they did or how they lived. At some point in your adult […]

New Truman Club Society Levels

“The Masonic Home of Missouri, in my opinion, is reason enough for the existence of the Masonic Fraternity.” — Harry S. Truman The Masonic Home of Missouri honors many notable Missourians who were connected to the Masonic Fraternity. The Masonic Home recently updated its Truman Club Societies, changing one of them to honor Jacob Lambert […]

The Power of the Collective

By Fran Patrick From the first days of schoolroom math, we are shown that a positive number can be obtained by addition and/or multiplication. Take yourself back to that time in the classroom, and remember the proud feeling, or maybe relief you felt, as you raised your hand with the correct answer. So, let’s ask […]

There’s no Place Like Home

Creating-A-Partnership continues to grow – thanks to you! The strength of a community can be felt when we all pull together to uplift and support each other. Whether that be in monetary donations or the gift of our time and talents, it all makes for a better place for us to call home. The Creating-A-Partnership […]

Rainbow Girls

By Fran Patrick Filling mailboxes with happy mail. One of the greatest lessons we can teach the younger generation is the value of helping others. But what defines “helping others”? Is it monetary donations? While greatly appreciated, there is something extra special when a person, or persons, take the time to give from the heart, […]

Recognition of a Selfless Act

By Fran Patrick A chance to bestow our gratitude to the men and women who have kept our country safe. A “Veteran” ­— whether on active duty, discharged, retired or reserve, is someone who, at one point in their life, wrote a blank check for an amount of, up to and including, their life. This […]