Tara Murphy, age six of St. James, Missouri, competed and won second place in the Missouri Music Teachers State piano competition held Sunday, November 4th at the University of Missouri Columbia campus. Tara competed against 14 other first grade piano students across the state of Missouri and won runner up.
During the month of October Your Community Health Center partnered with the St. James School district to administer over 150 flu vaccinations during parent teacher conferences. Influenza is one of the most common infectious diseases caused by influenza (flu) viruses.
On October 18, 2017, the St. James Country Mart grocery store donated 10% of the day’s sales to the High School Senior Beta Club. Students and sponsors promoted the shopping day by distributing flyers, sharing on social media, and greeting shoppers!
Members of the Missouri Author’s Circle held a book signing on Saturday, November 3 at the James Memorial Library. The group of local authors highlighted their anthology series throughout the afternoon. Pictured are (front row, from left) Karen Goatkeeper, Georgia Lynn Slawson, (back row) Linda Richard, Luis Martinez, Tammy Brooks, JoAnn Brand-Hoertel, Lenore Marken, and Sharon Carr.
Tim Albers, Vice Provost and Dean for Enrollment Management at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, and S&T student Werner Schouten spoke to members of the St. James Chamber of Commerce on November 8 at Meramec Vineyards. Albers spoke on how local businesses can better communicate with Generation Z and marketing strategies that will better connect with younger shoppers.