Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) recently celebrated its 50th anniversary on Jan. 23 with a celebration and open house. The celebration was marked with presentations from past board members, executive directors and others throughout the communities in the Meramec Region. Over 80 people attended.
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The Missouri University of Science and Technology Mars Rover Design Team will aim to retake the title of world champion in 2019 and will begin by unveiling Valkyrie, this year’s student-built rover, at a ceremony scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9, in the Havener Center atrium on the S&T campus.
The Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) and the Phelps County Public Housing Agency (PHA) will host a free workshop March 12 on “Health and Wellness” in Potosi.
Volunteers are needed to help staff a regional robotics championship for middle and high school students hosted by Missouri University of Science and Technology in March.
St. Louis entrepreneur and philanthropist Jim McKelvey, co-founder of the mobile payment platform Square, is coming to Missouri University of Science and Technology next month to lead what he calls a “rapid fire” discussion about technology, startups, glassblowing and other topics.