The Veterans employed at Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital were given special recognition at a breakfast on Veterans Day, November 11. BJC Health Care organization prepares a special program and sets aside a time to honor its veterans on Veterans Day every year.
On October 31 the Bourbon Senior Meal Program held a Halloween party. It was a spooktacular event with several participants and staff dressing up as unicorns, lady bugs, pumpkins, and a variety of spooky characters.
Two annual events at Missouri University of Science and Technology will be held this November to provide traditionally underrepresented minority students in the region with an opportunity to learn more about Missouri S&T.
I spend a lot of time in front of a computer pounding out outdoor article material. Last week proved to be one of my most enjoyable weeks ever. I became quite distracted by the multitude of posts on Facebook of youngsters posing with their deer they had taken during Missouri’s Youth Deer Season. Statewide the kiddos took over 18,000 deer, up about 5,000 from last year.
The Cuba School District is seeking donations to help with its Holiday Assistance Program, which will help those in need with Thanksgiving food, Christmas food, and Christmas presents.
The Missouri Veterans Home-St. James (MVH) held a Veterans Day ceremony to honor veterans living at the facility and the men and women who have served to defend America’s freedoms. Snowy weather altered many of the plans for the day, but staff took time to recognize veterans and thank them for their years of service on Monday.