Sleep in Heavenly Peace members build bunkbeds for children without beds

    Saturday, October 5, members of the local chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace gathered to complete their “team build.” Chapter President, Arti Dautenhahn explained, “the team build is for the core members of the team to get together and make a smaller number of bunkbeds to learn all of the processes and make sure all of the equipment works properly.”  

MGU Missouri announces Gateway to Your Future Scholarship in honor of the Gateway Arch’s 54th anniversary

    To celebrate the 54th anniversary of the completion of the Gateway Arch, WGU Missouri is offering the “Gateway to Your Future” scholarship for Missourians who want to enhance their careers with a college degree. The Gateway Arch opened Oct. 28, 1965, as a symbol of St. Louis and Missouri’s role in the Westward Expansion of the United States during the 19th century. WGU Missouri aims to honor this important legacy through this scholarship offering.

MDC and partners need public’s help to reverse declining bird numbers

A recent study from prominent bird researchers in the U.S. and Canada, including Cornell Lab of Ornithology, found that North America has lost nearly 3 billion birds in the last 50 years, and those declines are also occurring in Missouri. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is partnering with other conservation agencies and organizations to address population declines in the state and offer solutions.

Belle Fontaine Park - first military installation west of Mississippi

    It is a well-known fact that my wife, Dian, is an award winning outdoor photographer. She loves the outdoors but is not as active as she had been in years past. Grandchildren entered the scene. Regardless, she announced a few weeks ago that she wanted to take a photo trip to Belle Fontaine Park in St. Louis County.