Author: Shawn Kober

Missouri Dept of Conservation Upcoming Events

Babes In The Woods: Snake Sense Location: Runge Nature Center Date: Friday, April 10, 2015, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Ages 0-2 years. Registration required. Snake Sense. It only makes sense to be curious about an animal that “smells” with its tongue. We will investigate the five senses of the snake this month. Sssssssssssee you there! 573-526-5544 Reserve by April 10, 2015 ——————————————————————————— Governors Youth Turkey Hunt Location: Jefferson City Date: April 10, 12:00 PM to April 12, 2015, 12:00 PM Youth 11 to 15 years old are eligible to apply for this exceptional opportunity. Successful applicants will learn...

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Benton County Missouri Museum and Historical Society

The museum opening date is Friday April 3rd, 2015.  Hours will be Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Admission if free to members of the Benton County Historical Society.  Adults fee is $3.00, children $2.00 and Senior adults $2.00. Beginning May 22nd, the special display on loan from the Missouri State Archives in Jefferson City, MO will be in our museum main exhibit...

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Rotary releases $34.8 million for polio immunization activities worldwide

Rotary International released an additional $34.8 million in grants to support polio immunization activities in 10 countries, including Afghanistan, Nigeria, and Pakistan, the three countries where the disease has never been stopped. The funds will be used by the World Health Organization and UNICEF for polio immunization and surveillance activities in the 10 countries, as well as to provide technical assistance in several other countries in...

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Missouri Regional Training Institute welcomed a new commander

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – The 5th Ordnance Training Battalion, 140th Regiment Missouri Regional Training Institute welcomed a new commander in a change-of command ceremony recently at the post U.S. Army Engineer Museum, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Col. David Shaul, regimental commander, presided over the ceremony in which he thanked Lt. Col. William Kleffner for his excellent service as the departing commander and welcomed Maj. Craig Schnaufer as the incoming commander. Shaul credited Kleffner with doing an outstanding job of not only delivering the training and skills necessary for Soldiers, but also confidence, which is the lifeblood of the...

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