Resources Plan of Services
resource project spiraled outward from the center of activity
and the Resource
Center at Malden, Missouri. The offices of Rural
Resources are located at the project center at the above Malden
systematic plan developed made contact with most organized communities.
Each week communities were contacted until all communities were
contacted and 47 public meetings held.
Discussions were held as to their needs and what resources were
available. Literature and resource material was distributed at
each meeting giving access to information and pertinent information.
Rural Resources first goal was to make contact and set
up meetings in all communities. Group meetings were held to focus on the areas
of need in the communities. Some communities focused on training
for records, procedure, and administration while others selected
other areas. A schedule of all events
training or information has been provided to all who requested it by Creative
A second goal was to have a Resource Manual for participating
communities. Recruitment of additional partners is ongoing and they are
A third goal was to create a network of State
agencies available to all communities. An open invitation to participate
training meetings and to provide relevant information for the meetings and
projects was extended.