The Annual Phelps County 4-H Achievement event was held Monday, June 24 at the Phelps County Fairgrounds and Tuesday, June 27 at the St. James Middle School. The 4-H Achievement event is held annually as a part of the University of Missouri Extension’s 4-H youth program. At this event, each 4-H member has the opportunity to exhibit their project work or participate in other phases of the 4-H program. It is their time to shine and to show their best.
Relay for Life of Phelps and Pulaski County are seeking survivors to sign up for this year’s event.
Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) Board of Directors will not meet in July. The board meets monthly, August through June, the second Thursday of each month. The next meeting will be held Thursday, Aug. 8.
The Community Foundation of the Ozarks and Missouri Foundation for Health have awarded a $10,000 grant to Meramec Regional Community Foundation (MRCF) through the Rural Ozarks Health Initiative to address health issues in communities in the CFO’s rural service area. MRCF in turn awarded the funds to programs aiming to address substance abuse.
The Phelps Health Marketing and Public Relations Department earned eight Aster Awards in an international competition that recognizes excellence in healthcare advertising and marketing efforts.