University of Missouri Extension receives Wal-Mart grant

University of Missouri Extension in Texas County received a $1,000 community grant from Wal-Mart. Extension provides education programming in nutrition and health education; 4-H youth development; human environmental sciences; business development; community development and agriculture.

This grant money will help provide programming in all of these areas, which includes a community garden project that will distribute fresh, nutritious fruits and vegetables to clients of the Texas County Food Pantry.

The county program director, Cammie Younger, pictured with Travis Rector, Wal-Mart manager, say the support offered by Wal-Mart is what makes Texas County a wonderful place to work and live and helps Extension improve the lives of citizens through the educational programs it provides.

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