Columbia, MO - October 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nowadays, Americans are facing obesity issues due to low physical ability and huge intake of unhealthy foods. According to the National Cancer Institute, the country does not have enough imports of vegetables and fruits to meet the daily requirements of every American. Now, University of Missouri Extension has been given a national grant to expand its 2 programs that promote physical activity and a healthy diet for Missourians.
Des Moines, IA - December 28, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) --Communities throughout the state of Missouri were recently awarded $5.3 million in affordable housing grants through the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Affordable Housing Program (AHP). The 16 projects slated for completion with these grants will create 754 homes for lower income families. In total, FHLB Des Moines awarded $16.4 million to 57 projects.