On Friday, Dec. 9, the US Bancorp Foundation donated a $1,000 check to Circle of Life Hospice in Chariton. The money will be used towards the completion of the tree planting being done at Legacy Lodge Hospice House. So far 17 trees have been planted at Legacy Lodge and six more large trees will be planted. At the left is Chariton US Bank Branch Manager, Bob Stump, presenting the check to Circle of Life Administrator, Sherry McDonald. (Bill Howes photo).