Benton speaks on need of community members to serve one another

(Right) Fulton Mayor LeRoy Benton chats with previous mayor Charlie Latham at the Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast held Thursday morning at the Callaway County Senior Center. The event was a fundraiser for the center.

(Right) Fulton Mayor LeRoy Benton chats with previous mayor Charlie Latham at the Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast held Thursday morning at the Callaway County Senior Center. The event was a fundraiser for the center. Photo by Mandi Steele.

After a biscuits and gravy breakfast, Fulton Mayor LeRoy Benton gave an address on supporting and serving fellow community members Thursday morning at the annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast.

“The more we support each other, the stronger we become as a community,” Benton told those attending the 6:30 a.m. breakfast.

The mayor said with the recent tornado disasters in Joplin and Sedalia that he wanted people to know the city and county both have emergency plans in place.

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