It is officially Missouri Good Neighbor Week!
Missouri Good Neighbor Week is September 28th through October 4th.
Missouri Good Neighbor Week, a statewide event signed into law in July 2022, encourages citizens of Missouri to “participate in events and activities to establish connections with their neighbors”.
According to the Missouri Good Neighbor Week website, the 2023 goal for Missouri Good Neighbor Week is to document 15,000 acts of neighboring in the state of Missouri. There is also a honor for Missouri’s most engaged neighbors both county-level and state-wide awards.
The sponsors of the local Good Neighbor Week celebrations include The City of Springfield, KY3, Hatch Foundation, Springfield-Greene County Park Board, Community Partnership of the Ozarks, Engaged Neighbor Program at the University of Missouri Extension, Aaron Sachs & Associates, Price Cutter and Springfield-Greene County Library District.