A project of the Missouri Humanities Council, a partner in the Bicentennial Alliance, the Bicentennial Penny Drive took place in Missouri public elementary and intermediate schools in 2018-2019. Students learned about the struggle for Missouri statehood and founding state documents. The money raised from the Penny Drive supports the conservation these documents in honor of the approaching Bicentennial of Missouri statehood.
The Aux Arcs Chapter Daughters of the American Colonists presents Heritage Youth Day in Buffalo on August 10, 2021 from 1-4pm. Costumed volunteers using stories, games and crafts from varied time periods will connect area youth to the history of their state, the Ozark region they call home, and the United States through the years. To end the event, we will be participating in the statewide ice cream social!