Cuba News

Impact 100 contributes $32,500 in grant monies to local community projects – PHOTO GALLERY

A grand total of $32,500 in grant awards was dished out at the Impact 100 Crawford County Third Annual Event held at Recklein Auditorium last week. Six different area nonprofit organizations received financial grant assistance from Impact 100 that will help them to pursue projects that will benefit the entire community.

Local manufacturers competing in this year’s Viva Cuba Chili Cook-off

The 29th Annual Viva Cuba Chili Cook-off at this year’s Cuba Fest fall festival will determine who can manufacture the best chili recipe from scratch. Calling upon seven of Cuba’s leading manufacturing businesses to produce the best-tasting chili, Viva Cuba will hold its yearly contest at the intersection of North Smith Street and School Avenue as part of the Cuba Fest activities scheduled on Saturday, October 19.

Veterans hear about burial benefits at Fort Leonard Wood cemetery

At a meeting held at the Cuba Senior Center last week, veterans got valuable information about the free burial benefits that are available to them at the Fort Leonard Wood State Veterans Cemetery.