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Project Connect

Project Connect is an effort to connect underserved and uninsured adults in need with the resources in our community! These one-day public health clinics are designed for the uninsured and/or underserved adults. All services offered this day are FREE! 

Higginsville Project Connect - Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the East Gym - Higginsville High School, 805 W. 31st Street. Contact Bob Vickers, 660.251.0523 or send email to REGISTER HERE.

Volunteers are needed! Five Leadership Team and Planning Meetings will be every other week at the First Baptist Church, 1907 Peach St., Higginsville on Tuesday evenings 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.. The final date for the Leadership and Planning meetings is:​​

  • Tuesday, October 31 (if still needed) 

Set up for the event will be Friday, November 3 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 pm at the venue (East Gym of the High School-same as last year).

  • Leadership Team and Planning Members are asked to be there as close to 7 a.m. as possible on the event day.

  • Volunteers are asked to be there between 7:15 a.m. and 8:15 am on event day.

  • Service Providers and Vendors are asked to be there between 7:30 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. and MUST be ready to go by 8:30 a.m. on event day.

  •  The training, Proclamation and charge will begin at 8:30 a.m. and doors open as soon as the training is over event day morning.

Consider joining us and being a part of the Leadership and/or Planning Team? We need more help this year! Please be at the planning meeting(s) if you are interested! Also, forward this to others you know, or invite folks from your church, business, civic club and neighborhood! We need help this year! 
Thanks for considering being a part of a great 2017 event where neighbors serve neighbors! 

Even if you cannot be a part of the Leadership and Planning Team, please consider Volunteering at the event and helping share this information with others. Or, if you know people in need of services, please help share the word, too. I am attaching the 2017 Higginsville Project Connect poster. Please post it, copy it and share it in any way to help promote the event! You can also join us on Facebook at HCC Project Connect. 

I am also attaching the Service Provider/Vendor letter and form. Please complete if you want a booth.

Here are a couple of additional downloads to view and share:
POSTER (561 KB)    AD (175 PNG)

Contact Bob Vickers, 660.251.0523 or send email to
Thank you for your support and assistance!  (P.S. Although we have some funding in place, we are still looking for some sponsorship for this event if you or your organization, business, church, civic or social club are interested-please let me know!)

Results from 2017 Project Connect Events:
Buckner (PDF 189 KB)
Odessa (PDF 90.7 KB)

Results from 2016 Project Connect events:

Among the services provided at Project Connect events:

  • Medical and Dental

  • SNAP/EBT Enrollment

  • Missouri Valley Community Action Agency

  • Nutrition Education  

  • ACA Enrollment

  • Medicare/Medicaid Info/Enrollment

  • Vocational Rehabilitation

  • House of Hope and shelters

  • Veteran’s Resources and Assistance

  • Nursing Home & Assisted Living Information

  • Drug and Alcohol/Alcoholics Anonymous Help

  • GED (PASS) Referral

  • Easter Seals Midwest

  • Women’s Resource Center

  • Youth @ Work

  • Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

  • Blood Drive for people in need in the area

Many other organizational resources not yet confirmed!

Some of the Service Provided:

  • Utility & Emergency Assistance

  • Haircuts

  • Dental Extractions

  • Height, Weight & Blood Pressure Check

  • Basic Vision Screenings

  • Chiropractor and Massage

  • Behavioral Health Screenings

  • Access to Flu and Tetanus Shots

  • Pregnancy Tests

  • Access to Birth/Death Certificates and Photo Identification Cards

  • WIC (Women, Infant and Children)

For more information, contact Bob at 660.251.0523. Project Connect events are organized by the Health Care Collaborative of Rural Missouri, the Social Service Committee of Lafayette County and the Live Well Community Health Centers in collaboration with the REACH Healthcare Foundation.


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