Difference Makers

Difference Makers highlights area organizations that are making a big impact in our communities.



Junior Achievement In Southwest Missouri

Wednesday, June 01, 2022

View Full Post   Joe Rios visits with Rebecca Saunders, District Manager with Junior Achievement in Southwest Missouri, and talks about the various programs they offer. Junior Achievement's Purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.


Higher Power Garage

Sunday, May 01, 2022

View Full Post   Joe Rios visits with Mike Gideon, President of Higher Power Garage, and talks about how they serve serve those in need in their local community such as seniors on fixed incomes, single  parent households,…


Parkinson's Group of the Ozarks

Friday, April 01, 2022

View Full Post   Our featured Difference Maker is Parkinson's Group of the Ozarks. April is Parkinson's Awareness month, Joe Rios visits with Cassi Locke, Executive Assistant with Parkinson's Group of the Ozarks, and…


Music Therapy of the Ozarks

Tuesday, March 01, 2022

View Full Post   Our featured Difference Maker for the month of March is Music Therapy of the Ozarks. Julie Cassity, Music Therapist and Founder of Music Therapy of the Ozarks, shares with us how their organization provides…


RSVP

Tuesday, February 01, 2022

View Full Post   Our featured Difference Maker for the month of February is RSVP. The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) utilizes the experience and compassion of adults 55 and older to inspire hope in children…


Womens Medical Respite

Saturday, January 01, 2022

View Full Post   Our feature Difference Maker for the month of January is Womens Medical Respite. Joe Rios visits with Jan Weiss, President and Managing Director, Carol Daniel with Womens Medical Respite and discusses…


Crosslines of Springfield

Wednesday, December 01, 2021

View Full Post   Our feature Difference Maker for the month of December is Crosslines of Springfield. Joe Rios visits with Wes Buchholz, Director of Crosslines, and talks about the various ways they help the community.   Crosslines…


Honor Flight of the Ozarks

Monday, November 01, 2021

View Full Post   Joe Rios visits with President and trip leader Christopher Stark with the Honor Flight of the Ozarks.   The goal of Honor Flight of the Ozarks is to get our veterans to Washington D.C. to see their memorials.  Click…


Blind Community Thrift Store

Friday, October 01, 2021

View Full Post   The month of October is Disabilities Awareness Month.  Joe Rios visits with General Manager, Richard Orr with the Blind Community Thrift Store and talks about the various programs they offer.   Click…


Nova Center Of The Ozarks

Friday, October 01, 2021

View Full Post   The month of October is Disabilities Awareness Month.  Joe Rios visits with Executive Director, Cheryl Cassidy with Nova Center of the Ozarks and talks about the various programs they offer.   "Nova…