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42nd Annual MOKAN Trust and Financial Services Conference

Posted on Aug 26, 2021 in News

42nd Annual MOKAN Trust and Financial Services Conference

MSNT Trust Specialist II Randy Williamson and Dr. David Kohl, Professor Emeritus at Virginia Tech at the 42nd Annual MOKAN Trust and Financial Services Conference. The conference was held August 18, 19 and 20th in Kansas City, MO.  Dr. Kohl spoke on the Economic Mega Trends of the 2020’s.

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Happy Retirement Mary Lou Hughes

Posted on Jun 24, 2021 in News

Happy Retirement Mary Lou Hughes

Please join us in extending best wishes to Mary Lou Hughes, who is retiring from Midwest Special Needs Trust on July 31. Mary Lou has been an esteemed member of our organization for 9 years, and she will be greatly missed.  We have all benefited from her relationship building, commitment and courteous demeanor.  A private retirement celebration in her honor will be held prior to her departure.  Those who would like to send Mary Lou a note to wish her a wonderful retirement may do so by mailing a card to Midwest Special Needs Trust, PO Box 7629, Columbia, MO  65205 or through email at...

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Brooke Trammell joins Midwest Special Needs Trust

Posted on May 19, 2021 in News

Brooke Trammell joins Midwest Special Needs Trust

Brooke Trammell has joined Midwest Special Needs Trust as a Trust Specialist I! Brooke joined the Midwest Special Needs Trust team in April 2021 as Trust Specialist I. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from Missouri State University in May of 2020. Throughout college and upon graduation Brooke worked in social media account management and in special event planning.  She looks forward to working with others on special needs trust administration and hopes to have a positive impact on the lives of MSNT’s life beneficiaries.  “Brooke joins us as the latest member of the...

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MSNT Earns Gold Status on GuideStar

Posted on May 11, 2021 in News

MSNT Earns Gold Status on GuideStar

Our Charitable grant program earned a 2021 Gold Seal of Transparency!  Annually 10 million donors look to GuideStar by Candid to review the mission, legitimacy, impact, reputation, finances, programs and leadership structure of nonprofit agencies. This compilation of information helps donors make informed decisions about which non-profit agencies they want to support.  GuideStar provides basic information derived from the IRS on the 2.2 million non-profit agencies currently in the US.  Each non-profit agency is invited to provide additional information to their GuideStar profile to...

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Shelley Morse joins Midwest Special Needs Trust

Posted on Apr 20, 2021 in News

Shelley Morse joins Midwest Special Needs Trust

Shelley Morse has joined Midwest Special Needs Trust as a Trust Specialist II! Attending the University of Missouri-Columbia, Shelley earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Master’s degree in Educational and Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Rehabilitation. This further developed her interests and passion for serving and advocating for individuals with disabilities and seniors. Shelley brings over 25 years of experience of serving those with special needs including her most recent experience as the owner of a home care company serving Central Missouri. She also spent time...

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MSNT Transitions to True Link Financial Services!

Posted on Nov 17, 2020 in News

We have exciting news!! The seamless transition from Simmons Bank to True Link Financial Services is complete! At Midwest Special Needs Trust (MSNT), we understand that in order to provide good service, a financial institution needs not only high standards and sound financial systems, but also an understanding, empathy, and appreciation for your life situation. By selecting True Link Financial Services (True Link), MSNT has access to technology based special needs trust administration and investment services, including specific software to manage disbursements and reporting. Our combined...

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