Today Paul Pepper welcomes back NANETTE WARD, with the Central Missouri Stop Human Trafficking Coalition, who shares the signs of trafficking. Nanette is joined by CRYSTAL MIDKIFF from Columbia's Mustard Seed Fair Trade store.
Today Paul Pepper is joined by TIM RICH, Heart of Missouri United Way, and CHRIS BELCHER, Superintendent of Columbia Public Schools. A four million-dollar campaign, "Believe and Achieve 4.0", is under way to help children is Central Missouri.
Today Paul Pepper is joined once again by STEVE JOHNSON, with Missouri River Bluffs Association, a non-profit organization that supports the five-county area along the Missouri River. Steve talks about that and the on-going Taste of Local Missouri Food Festival; next up is Jefferson City this Saturday!
Today Paul Pepper talks to KATIE FOSTER and JENNI NORDSTROM about an ice cream-making class for kids this Saturday at the Columbia Public Library. Also, CONNIE SHAY shares details about the 11th Annual Boonslick Folk Festival. The theme this year is 'Step Back in Time'.
Today Paul Pepper chats with FRANK THATCHER, Friends of Historic Boonville, about the Missouri River Festival of the Arts - starting this Thursday for three nights! Also, August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Joining us to talk about that is COURTNEY BARNES and LORI LAMPE, MU Women's and Children's Hospital.
Margaret Tollerton, Missouri Cures, "Fall Events"Russ Scott, Maplewood Barn, Director, "On Golden Pond"Aaron Krawitz, Maplewood Barn, Actor, "On Golden Pond" Featured Artist is Jan L. Coffmanhttp://www.columbiaartleague.org/village/coffman/index.html
Steve Schnarr, Missouri River Relief, "River Clean Up" Sarah Dresser, City of Columbia Cultural Affairs, "Upcoming Events" Featured Artist is Jan L. Coffmanhttp://www.columbiaartleague.org/village/coffman/index.html
Ed Hanson, Talking Horse Productions, "The Man with the Plastic Sandwich"Heather Harlan, Phoenix Programs, Inc., "Family Matters" Featured Artist is Jan L. Coffmanhttp://www.columbiaartleague.org/village/coffman/index.html
Tom Harris (left) and Brian Mahieu, along the Katy Trail this past October with their greyhounds Kai and Commando. The couple decided to marry after the Supreme Court repealed Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act.
Walk into Columbia’s Museum of Art and Archaeology between now and Aug. 11, and you’ll find some pretty intense, large-scale woodcut prints depicting rural Missouri life staring back at you.
In one print, naked women straddle a monster truck. Another depicts a brother and sister getting married to each other. One print has an entire town going berserk with excitement over the opening of a fast-food chain restaurant, and in another, customers at a shop try on a used denture... and put it back on the shelf.
What started as a simple repair has become a significant renovation for the 102-year-old building that houses the Sedalia Public Library.
The Sedalia Democrat reports that work on the library started as simple $4,000 repair. But additional problems led to a project involving the renovation of the structure's southwestern corner, new paint and pier work on the building's corner and front section.
Alarm Will Sound made their fourth annual visit to Columbia last week and went where most orchestras fear to tread: they performed music by living, breathing composers. The two shows by the 20-member ensemble offered a surprising look into the present and future of classical composition.
Every year the Alfred Friendly Foundation places international journalists in newsrooms across the U.S. The organization aims to impart American journalistic traditions and promote efforts worldwide to promote fair and accurate news.
Today Paul Pepper chats with the Salvation Army's RICHARD TRIMMEL about "Tools for Schools", a program that supplies children with school supplies. Also, CONNIE SHAY is here to talk about the 6th Annual Peacemaker's Quilt Show in Fayette. The theme this year is "wedding quilts"!
Today Paul Pepper chats with SCOTT GORDON about the "Hunger-Free Summer" program that the Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri is sponsoring. Also, Bradford Farm is hosting an Organic Field Day. KERRY CLARK and LESLIE TOUZEAU stop by with details!