What's Right in the 4 States - KOAM TV 7

What's Right in the 4 States

There's a lot right in the Four States and the KOAM Morning News wants to give you a chance to share what's right in your community.

Who's making a difference?  What programs are helping?  Are businesses expanding?  Are there any people we should know about?

Send us an email at MorningNews@koamtv.com about who is making a difference in your town.

We'll take a month long city-by-city look at What's Right in the 4 States.

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  • Autism Hope For Families

    Autism Hope For Families

    February 13, 2013
    The lives of Nikki and Phil Jacobs of Chanute, Kansas were changed when KU medical doctors told them their three-year-old daughter Raylin was not only autistic, but non-verbal. Several months later the couple started a support group for families dealing with autism to gather and to discuss their experiences.
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  • Art Feeds

    Art Feeds

    February 8, 2013
    Art Feeds is working in Joplin elementary schools to mobilize creative healing and to encourage creative development. The therapeutic art and creative education comes free of cost to participating students and schools. This morning, we look at how you can get involved with the organization. www.artfeeds.org
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  • Naked Fruit Company

    Naked Fruit Company

    February 7, 2013
    The family owned and operated Naked Fruit Company in Pittsburg is enjoying the fruits of its online business. The subsidiary of Martinous Produce is now part of the 100 year old wholesale produce business. We hear how the company is thriving through online revenue and how it hopes its healthy Valentine's gifts will make the business even more fruitful. www.nakedfruitcompany.com
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  • Downtown Parsons Inc.

    Downtown Parsons Inc.

    February 6, 2013
    We're continuing our look at "What's Right In The 4-States" with an organization that's helping the economy in one southeast Kansas community. "Downtown Parsons Inc" is working to make Parsons, KS a better place to work and to live by revitalizing the downtown area. To learn more, visit http://downtownparsons.com
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  • Pet Connection

    Pet Connection

    February 6, 2013
    The Southeast Kansas Humane Society began operating 40 years ago to shelter homeless and abused animals, to operate an adoption program, and to encourage the spay and neutering of animals to control overpopulation. This morning, we try to make a Pet Connection with you and the SEK Humane Society. For additional information, visit www.sekhs.com 
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  • Moving Mountains

    Moving Mountains

    February 5, 2013
    We continue to look at "What's Right In The 4-States" with an organization that's "Moving Mountains." That's the name of the group that's providing clothing, shoes, school supplies, hygiene kits, food baskets and more to kids in need in Southwest Missouri. To contact Moving Mountains, visit http://www.movingmountainsinc.org  
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  • Polar Plunge

    Polar Plunge

    February 4, 2013
    Special Olympics is dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports competitions, health and nutrition programs and leadership development. John Lair and Chris Moore talk about this year's Polar Plunge. For more information, visit http://ksso.org/pittsburgMore >>

  • Kyle Sandon "Tour De Cure"

    Kyle Sandon "Tour De Cure"

    February 1, 2013
    Nearly 26 million people in this country have been diagnosed with diabetes. One Cherryvale, KS man has taken the challenge of raising money to find a cure. He's riding 100 miles on his bicycle in this year's "Tour De Cure." Kyle Sandon is proving "What's Right In The 4-States." To help Kyle reach his fundraising goal, visit http://main.diabetes.org/goto/ksandonMore >>

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