The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) recently awarded $438,615 to Missouri communities through its Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) grant program, and Viva Cuba is one of this year’s recipients. Viva Cuba was awarded a $10,000 TRIM grant to be used as part of a tree replacement project along Highway 19 inside the city limits. The beautification committee was one of 38 applicants statewide to receive the MDC grant funding.
The 58th Annual Cuba Fest arts and crafts festival was held in the Historic Recklein District of Cuba on Saturday, October 19 and Sunday October 20.
On October 4, the Cuba Middle School eighth grade class attended a career fair hosted by Junior Achievement at the Moolah Shrine Center on Fee Fee Road in St. Louis. The students were able to sit down and interview different professionals from many different careers.
Josh Brown (left) was the winner of a Sig Sauer from the DAV raffle held during Cuba Fest. Mike Catlett (right) presented the gun.
The Butikofers of Cuba Small Engine have recently started a personal hygiene program for those in need in the Cuba community.