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City approves WM Financial Strategies to aid in refinancing

    The St. James City Council has approved WM Financial Strategies to serve as advisor on a refinancing with bonds originally issued in 2012 for sewer repairs. The city is currently working with the firm in requesting a State Revolving Loan Fund application as well as working on previous refinancing of city bonds.

Osage Square represents county on Bicentennial Quilt

    A submission by local fiber artist Pat Cookson has been selected to represent Crawford County on the Missouri Bicentennial Quilt. Her quilt square depicts the Osage Trail Legacy monument in Cuba.

MO Pork Association calls for applicant to the Youth Pork Ambassador program

    The Missouri Pork Association is now accepting applications for the 2021 Youth Pork Ambassador Program. The program allows students to actively interact with leaders in Missouri’s pork industry and receive a $1,000 scholarship, payable to any technical school, community college, or a four-year institution. The Ambassador will not only be awarded a scholarship, but will also have many opportunities to increase their knowledge of the pork industry.

You’re invited to join Girl Scouts!

    Girls across eastern Missouri looking to join in on the innovative girl-led experience are invited to get a FREE sneak peek into the world of Girl Scouts! Throughout September, Girl Scouts is hosting exclusive “get to know you” parties. Girls, along with their parent or caregiver, can register for Girl Scouts online at girlscoutsem.org/join to receive an invitation.

Phelps County MU Extension is offering online fall series to teach practical skills

    ‘Building skills is more rewarding than streaming another show,’ says county engagement specialist Rachel Buenemann about subscribing for the Extension Center’s Phelps County Fall Series. ‘Each week from October to December topic experts throughout the state will log-in to teach practical skills relevant to Phelps County residents.’

Missouri S&T fall speaker series to discuss entrepreneurship, workplace diversity, more

    Missouri University of Science and Technology’s global learning department will host an online series of talks throughout the fall semester to discuss life during the pandemic, entrepreneurship, and diversity and inclusion. Each talk will take place at noon, last approximately 30 minutes and include a question-and-answer session at the end.