Courtesy: Renee Hoagenson for Congress

LEBANON, Missouri- Renee Hoagenson a Democrat who seeks the congressional seat now held by Vicky Hartzler will be in Lebanon tomorrow at the Cowan Civic Center for a Town Hall event. The candidate for the 4th District House office says she will take questions from the public during the session beginning at 10 a.m.

Renee’s biography says she is a native Missourian. As a child, her family moved to Warrensburg where her father attended what is now the University of Central Missouri after serving in the army during Vietnam. The Kennedyʼs then moved to Greenwood, a small town near Leeʼs Summit. In the late seventies, the family returned to the St. Louis area, she says. Renee graduated from Francis Howell High School in Weldon Springs. At 18, Renee moved to Columbia to attend the University of Missouri where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English. She continues to make her home in Columbia.

Currently, she is working on a magazine she created in Sedalia, Showcase Sedalia, which she started in 2011.

Renee is a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Columbia where she serves as a wedding coordinator and as a communion minister.

She has three children, born in Columbia. Alicia, currently in the Biomedical Engineering program at the University of Missouri-Columbia, Eric and Jenna, both at Rock Bridge High School in Columbia.
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