Aaron Scott

KSMU/Community Foundation Of The Ozarks

With support from the Community Foundation of the Ozarks, this is Making a Difference; Connecting through Conversation. Today, we introduce you to Ray Burmood and Don Underwood, who met and became friends as volunteers for the Red Cross. Their friendship and genuine appreciation of each other survives despite their political and religious differences.

Note Of Correction: Audio in this feature incorrectly identifies Don Underwood's place of residence.

Don Underwood lives in Republic Missouri

KSMU/Community Foundation Of The Ozarks

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Making a Difference; Connecting Through Conversation, is produced in cooperation with the Community Foundation of the Ozarks. In this segment, we listen in on a phone conversation between two men whose friendhsip remains intact despite their political differences.

Comunity Foundation Of The Ozarks

In 2018, the Community Foundation of the Ozarks teamed up with the Missouri Foundation for Health to provide funding for the Rural Ozarks Health Initiative, or ROHI.(pronounced Roh-Hee) It's a three year, $750,000 grant program to address priority health issues, and communities or regions served by C.F.O. Rural affiliate foundations.

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