Nicole Cooke | Democrat From left, Joe Webster, Alexis Hanlon and John Smothers, all members of Teens Make a Difference, volunteer at the soup table during the Irish Potato Bake on Monday at St. Patrick Church. The event raised money for the group’s outreach programs, which include volunteering at the Community Cafe, the Sedalia Animal Shelter and stream clean ups. The students also have opportunities to hang out together such as outings to Clover Dell Park and bike rides on the Katy Trail.
Nicole Cooke | Democrat Ann Webster tops off Olivia Borgmeyer’s baked potato with chili during Monday’s Irish Potato Bake hosted by Teens Make a Difference at St. Patrick Church.
Nicole Cooke | Democrat Cindy Dick, left, and Debbie Smith choose from the wide selection of toppings for their baked potatoes at the Irish Potato Bake hosted by Teens Make a Difference on Monday at St. Patrick Church. There was also a silent auction and 50/50 raffle during the group’s first fundraiser.
By Nicole Cooke