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"One Ready and Generous In Helping Those in Distress"

We are a nonprofit organization who honors those who are making a difference in their community.

Through this organization, we are also able to help those who are less fortunate.

Welcome to our website!  Below you will find information regarding MAPO's 2024 upcoming events and our officers.

Thank you for taking the time to browse our website.

Saturday, May 18, 2024 @ 4 PM

Annual Honors Dinner

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

#6 Hairpin Drive

Edwardsville, IL 62025

Ticket Price - $60 before May 1, 2024

$65 at the door

Saturday, July 27, 2024 @ 8 AM

MAPO Breakfast Fundraiser

Colton's Steak House & Grill

5 Eastport Plaza Drive

Collinsville, IL  62234

Saturday, October 5, 2024 @ 4 PM

Annual Fall Benefit Concert

St. Luke's United Methodist Church

6325 W. Main Street

Maryville, IL 62062

Saturday, December 7, 2024

Holiday Shoutout Giveaway

For more information regarding upcoming events, please click here:  ​​

MAPO Founders and Officers


Rev. Dr. John Q. Owens
Dr. Dorothy Owens


Dr. Henrietta Young

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Butch Mestemacher

Vergia A. Burrell
Executive Director

Gussie Glasper, Secretary (not pictured)

Dr. Tiwana Simmons, Treasurer (not pictured)

For MAPO's entire membership roster, please click here:  MAPO Membership

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