MURA Breakfast Meeting and Field Trip, June 7, 2022


Breakfast & Field Trip – Agriculture Park June 7, 8:30-10:00 am. Note time change.

Rain or shine, we will meet at the MU Health Care Pavilion – Farmers Market at Columbia’s Agriculture Park on Ash Street and tour the grounds. We will be renting tables and chairs under cover of the pavilion. Dress for the weather and remember to wear walking shoes if joining the tour. See a fly-through of the Agriculture Park at their website here. This breakfast and field trip event is an in-person event without zoom.

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. for in-person breakfast and tour at the Agriculture Park:

MURA Sponsored Programs – Spring 2022 and May Picks

MURA Sponsored Programs – May 2022

Date and Time Program Presenter Host Notes to connect

May 3, Tuesday, 8:00-9:30 am at Country Club of Missouri – OR – 8:30 Online via Zoom Missouri Weather & Climate: Facts & Myths Kenton Gewecke, KOMU 8 Chief Meteorologist MU Retirees Association – Co-sponsored with Central Bank and Central Trust Company Breakfast Meeting Hybrid Format – Registration information in MURA Bi-weekly Email Update
May 18, Wednesday, 1:00-2:00 pm CDT UM Retiree Town Hall Webinar Moderated by Dr. Marshall Stewart MU Retirees Association Zoom link will be provided in MURA Bi-weekly Email Update.

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May 18, Wednesday, all day Fundraiser for MURA’s Kitty Dickerson Scholarship Fund 15% of your Shakespeare’s Pizza receipt – any location – dine in, carry out, or delivery. MU Retirees Association Flyer required. Available from MURA Bi-weekly Email Update

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June 7, Tuesday, 8:00-9:30 am (In-person only) – MU Healthcare Pavilion/Farmer’s Market/Clary-Shy Park Breakfast and Field Trip at Columbia Agriculture Park Columbia Agriculture Park MU Retirees Association – Co-sponsored with Central Bank and Central Trust Company Breakfast Meeting – Registration information in MURA Bi-weekly Email Update
Notes: Zoom links will be sent in an email after required registration. If you do not have Internet, use your telephone to listen to the speaker.

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In addition to MURA sponsored programs, consider additional online events available to you for free. These are open to the public, but most require pre-registration. Many are recorded for future viewing. Barbara Schneider is a member of our MURA Program Committee and MURA’s Liaison to the Osher Life Long Learning Institute.
Barbara’s Picks
Select Tuesdays May-October KATY Trail Tram Tours Eight tour dates at various locations around the state, with commentary on the local natural and cultural history. Missouri State Parks https://mostateparks.com/page/63908/tuesdays-trail-tram-tours
May 2 – Film “The Red Lecture” Discussion; May 9 – Artist Shannon Soldner speaks on the use of red in painting; May 19 – Book Discussion Book: A Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color of Desire, by Amy Butler Greenfield Register for each event separately at the link provided. Link to film on Kanopy also provided. Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://www.facebook.com/mumaabookclub/events/?ref=page_internal
May 4, Wednesday, noon CDT Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality Historian Tomiko Brown-Nagin National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/civil-rights-queen/
May 4, Wednesday, 7:00 pm CDT, Online OR in-person in the Lohman Building at Jefferson Landing State Historic Site, (100 Jefferson St.) Daniel Boone in Missouri Historian Henry Gensky Missouri State Museum (do not have to be a member of Facebook to view this program) https://www.facebook.com/events/2812276912406911?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22surface%22%3A%22page%22%7D]%7D
May 4, Wednesday, 7:00 pm CDT The Getaway: Create your own “Getaway” masterpiece of a day at the beach Artist/Teacher Sarah Poff Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/75978/getaway-mcpl360
May 5, Thursday, 7:00 pm CDT Traveling Tales Sef Townsend Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/6500272
May 10, Tuesday, noon CDT When Rabbis Bless Congress: The Great American Story of Jewish Prayers on Capitol Hill Howard Mortman in conversation with Brian Lamb, founder and former CEO of C-SPAN National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/when-rabbis-bless-congress-the-great-american-story-of-jewish-prayers-on-capitol-hill/
May 10, Tuesday, 4:00 pm CDT Women and the Nixon White House Historian and Pat Nixon biographer Heath Lee and former Nixon White House staffer Barbara Franklin White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/whhl-women-and-nixon-white-house
May 11, Wednesday, 7:00 pm CDT African-American Art: Fine and Folk Traditions Andrea Lee Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/74727/african-american-art-fine-and-folk-traditions-zoom
May 11, Wednesday, 9:00 pm CDT California Ceramic Tradition Docent Avril Angevine, museum guide at both SFMOMA and the Oakland Museum Friends of the Alameda Free Library https://alamedafriends.com/calendar/
May 12, Thursday, 1:00 pm CDT Intro to Mah Jongg, American Style, Part I Hanna Klachko Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/6506762
May 12, Thursday, 4:00 pm CDT A Path to the Past: Finding Family at the Archives The National Archives is the nation’s record keeper and a key source for individuals exploring their family history. National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/finding-family-at-the-archives/
May 16, Monday, 6:30-7:45 pm CDT Betty Crocker: And Her Cookbook That Changed How America Cooks Historian Leslie Goddard, PhD Bloomingdale Public Library, IL https://www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/xp_newpopevent.cfm?zeeOrg=BLOOM&EventID=6707745&sw=1366
May 17, Tuesday, noon CDT Quest for the Presidency: The Storied and Surprising History of Presidential Campaigns in America Author Bob Riel in conversation with journalist and author Tom Zoellner National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/quest-for-the-presidency/
May 18, Wednesday, 7:00 pm CDT Controlling Garden Marauders Mark Lyons, an experienced vegetable gardener and gardening coach Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/75050/controlling-garden-marauders-zoom
May 19, Thursday, 7:00-8:00 pm CDT Cooking by the Book: Sensational Strawberry Season Live recipe demonstration of strawberry shortcake and balsamic strawberry spinach salad Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/6525956
May 23, Monday, 6:30-8:00 pm CDT James Bond: The History, The Thrills Steven Frenzel Bloomingdale Public Library, IL https://www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/xp_newpopevent.cfm?zeeOrg=BLOOM&EventID=6707748&sw=1366
May 25, Wednesday, 2:00-3:00 pm CDT Controlling Garden Marauders Mark Lyons, an experienced vegetable gardener and gardening coach Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/75051/controlling-garden-marauders-zoom
Podcast The 1600 Sessions (Over 50 episodes) Including: Abraham Lincoln, Robert Burns and the Scottish Connection, and more White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/1600-sessions
Podcast Our Missouri (over 50 episodes; new episodes posted twice a month) A River in the City of Fountains; Imagining the Mississippi River; Before the Great Flood of 1993; and more State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/our-missouri
On Demand Maximizing Philanthropic Impact Ellen H. McLain, JD, Interim Executive Director, Office of Gift Planning MU Office of Gift Planning https://youtu.be/hXqP57wM_oU
On Demand What’s in a Will? Anne M. Morgan, JD, LLM, Senior Director of Advancement, Office of Gift Planning MU Office of Gift Planning https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a47yTq9bqzs
On Demand Learn About Medicare and Medicaid Informational Video Series: Parts of Medicare; Your Choices; Open Enrollment; Preventing Fraud, etc Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Health and Human Services (HHS), U.S. Government (.gov) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChHTRPxz8awulGaTMh3SAkA
On Demand Online Exhibition Equine Art Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/sites/default/files/image-button/2022-01/on-line_exhibition_equine_art_complete.pdf
On Demand Votes for Missouri Women! Part 1: Silent protest for Women’s Suffrage in St. Louis at the 1916 Democratic Convention, and Part 2: Missouri Women: Suffrage to Statecraft SHS Exhibit Part 1: Margot McMillen, Author of The Golden Lane, and Part 2: SHSMO Curator Joan Stack and Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection Curator Jean Parsons, and Collection Manager Nicole Johnston State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/votes-for-mo-women
On Demand Webinars and Online Events – Past Recordings Past Examples I recommend: Women in War: A Historical View of Why They Mattered (A Lot); Unapologetically Ambitious: An Interview With One of Silicon Valley’s First Female African American CEOs; and more! Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/archive
On Demand The African American Experience in Missouri – 2019-2020 Series 20 programs such as: Margaret Bush Wilson and the Promise of America: A Pragmatic Civil Rights Vision; and more State Historical Society of Missouri and the University of Missouri https://shsmo.org/lecture-series/african-american-experience?page=0
On Demand Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Celebration: Joy as an Act of Resistance Inspired by photographs of Dr. King by Pulitzer Prize–winning photographer Moneta Sleet Jr. that embody the concept of joy as an act of resistance. Local Black performing artists, Robert Crenshaw, Alicia Revé, and Freeman Word, will respond to the photographs from the Museum’s collection through dance, music, and spoken word. St Louis Art Museum https://www.slam.org/event/2022-virtual-rev-dr-martin-luther-king-jr-freedom-celebration-joy-as-an-act-of-resistance/
On Demand The White House in Bloom Gardening at the White House; Vegetable Gardens; The Children’s Garden; Lady Bird’s Floral Legacy; the Kennedy Rose Garden The White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/collections/white-house-in-bloom
On Demand Missouri 2021 Bicentennial Presents Virtual series highlighting Missouri bicentennial commemorations: history, art, music, legends, quilts, and travel. State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/on-demand/missouri-2021-presents?mc_cid=1eb75504ba&mc_eid=376db1f8f8
On Demand Basic Genealogy Series Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/on-demand#basic-genealogy
On Demand Uniting a Polarized Nation Lectures, film, book discussions Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/uniting/
On Demand Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri by Dan and Connie Burkhardt Professional storytellers and special guests. 10-part series based on this very beautiful book. Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/growing-up-with-the-river/
On Demand Explore Missouri’s German Heritage 8-part series on history of German immigration and the continuing culture of Germans in Missouri Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/explore-missouris-german-heritage/

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MURA Breakfast Meeting, May 3, 2022

Registration is closed.


Breakfast Tuesday, May 3 with Kenton Gewecke.

Gewecke is the KOMU 8 Chief Meteorologist and will speak on Missouri Weather & Climate: Facts & Myths. Join us 8:00-9:30 for the in-person Breakfast at the Country Club of Missouri, 1300 Woodrail Ave, Columbia, MO 65203 and the 8:30-9:30 virtual presentation for online households.
Gewecke graduated from MU with a BS in Atmospheric Sciences. His awards include: Best Weathercast by the Missouri Broadcasters Association four times; voted 2021 Best Local TV Personality by Best of Columbia from Inside Columbia Magazine; and nominated for three Emmy awards. However, becoming a meteorologist and fulfilling this dream since a kid is what he considers to be his greatest accomplishment to date.

Pre-registration and payment (via credit card (PayPal Guest Checkout,) PayPal Account, Venmo bank transfer) for the breakfast and Zoom webinar must be received by Monday, April 25, 2022. If you have paid for the in-person breakfast and find that you are unable to attend, you may watch the webinar via the Zoom link. The link will be sent to all registrants a day or two before the meeting. While there are no refunds, the paid reservation for the in-person breakfast is transferable to someone else for this breakfast event only.

8:00 – 9:30 a.m. for in-person breakfast at the Country Club of Missouri on Forum Blvd:

 

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. the Zoom webinar:

We will continue to take health precautions for in-person breakfasts with masking, social distancing, and hand sanitizing:

  • Requiring masks of guests and service staff at all times unless seated at a dining table
  • Eating and drinking only when seated
  • Social distancing with dining tables: number of persons per table and table spacing
  • Capping registration for in-person breakfasts
  • Modifying buffet line to include social distancing, use of provided hand sanitizer, and mask wearing

NOTE: MURA will charge $5 for live, virtual presentations via Zoom. If in-person breakfasts are not offered due to COVID, the virtual presentation webinars are at no cost.

 

MURA Sponsored Programs – Spring 2022 and April Picks

MURA Sponsored Programs – April 2022

Date  and Time Program Presenter Host Notes to connect
April 5, Tuesday, 8:00-9:30 am at Country Club of Missouri – OR – 8:30 Online via Zoom The Story of the Mizzou Botanic Garden Pete Millier, Director of Landscape Services and Mizzou Botanic Garden MU Retirees Association – Co-sponsored with Central Bank and Central Trust Company Breakfast Meeting Hybrid Format – Registration information in MURA Bi-weekly Email Update
Notes:  Zoom links will be sent in an email after required registration.  If you do not have Internet, use your telephone to listen to the speaker.
In addition to MURA sponsored programs, consider additional online events available to you for free. These are open to the public, but most require pre-registration. Many are recorded for future viewing.  Barbara Schneider is a member of our MURA Program Committee and MURA’s Liaison to the Osher Life Long Learning Institute.

Barbara’s Picks

In-Person State Park Events Hikes; Easter Egg Hunts, biking; programs on birds, wildflowers, trees; fishing; gardening; archery; living history; workdays. Get outside and explore your Missouri State Parks with naturalists and expert guides. Missouri State Parks https://mostateparks.com/events
April 11-17 National History Day in Missouri Contest will be virtual and they are looking for educators, historians, writers, filmmakers, museum staff, graduate students and community members to be judges! State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/2022/nhdmo
March 1 -31 Virtual Art in Bloom 2022 Experience flora in art and the natural world – live demonstration with Hitomi Gilliam, AIFD; visit with a Museum curator; floral work in the collection; and a lively floral arranging competition among local florists. St. Louis Art Museum https://www.slam.org/event/virtual-art-in-bloom-2022/
March 28, Monday, 6:30 pm CDT Greed in the Gilded Age Author William Hazelgrove tells the story of Cassie Chadwick and one of the greatest frauds in American history Bloomingdale, IL Public Library https://www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/xp_newpopevent.cfm?zeeOrg=BLOOM&EventID=6707728&sw=1366
March 29, Tuesday, 12:00 noon Women Pioneers at MU’s School of Medicine Dr. Betsy Garrett, past MURA President, will introduce you to the first six women who graduated from the MU School of Medicine, 1900-1908 Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/6189429
March 29, Tuesday, 6:00 pm CDT #MizzouMade conversation with Allyson Witherspoon, BS BA ’99 Allyson Witherspoon is the Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Nissan Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/17819
March 29, Tuesday, 7:00 pm CDT Opioids and Prescription Drugs Michelle Irwin from First Call KC Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/73815/opioids-and-prescription-drugs-zoom
March 30, Wednesday, 10:00-10:30 pm CDT Migration Magnificence – Spring Birds in Missouri Join Paige Witek with the Missouri River Bird Observatory to learn about the birds that migrate to Missouri in the spring. Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/6204616
March 31, Thursday, 4:30 pm CDT Mary Ball Washington – The Untold Story of George Washington’s Mother Author Craig Shirley The White House Historical Association – History Happy Hour https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/history-happy-hour-mary-ball-washington-the-untold-story-of-george-washingtons-mother
March 31, Thursday, 7:00 pm CDT NASA’s Evolving Role in Human Spaceflight Astronaut and MU alumna Linda Godwin Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering and Technology https://www.lindahall.org/event/nasas-evolving-role-in-human-spaceflight/
March 31, Thursday, 7:00 pm CDT Mary Shelley: My Monsters Master impersonator Megan Wells tells the story of the inventor of science fiction and author of Frankenstein Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/6188449
April 5, Tuesday, noon CDT The Fifties: An Underground History James R. Gaines talks about the individuals who pioneered gay rights, feminist rights, civil rights, and environmental movements. National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/the-fifties-an-underground-history/
April 5, Tuesday, 7:00 pm CDT Georgia O’Keeffe: A Living History Portrayal Historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D Blue Island Public Library in IL https://blueislandlibrary.org/events/georgia-okeeffe-a-living-history-portrayal
April 6, Wednesday, 7:00 pm CST, In-person in the Lohman Building at Jefferson Landing State Historic Site, (100 Jefferson St.) OR Online Missouri Germans At Statehood Missouri State Museum Interpretive Aide Stephana Landwehr Missouri State Museum (do not have to be a member of Facebook to view this program) https://www.facebook.com/events/5317613394920300
April 6, Wednesday, 7:00 pm CST Grow A Wildlife Garden With Us! Missouri State Parks Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/74726/grow-wildlife-garden-us-zoom
April 7, Thursday, 12 noon – 1:00 pm CDT Honors Unlimited: A Conversation with Dr. Bill Bondeson Dr. Bill Bondenson, MU philosophy and honors professor, retired University of Missouri Honors College https://honors.missouri.edu/programs/events/
April 12, Tuesday, noon CDT Sunshine Law – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Kathy Kiely, Lee Hills Chair in Free-Press Studies at the Missouri School of Journalism Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/6335103
April 12, Tuesday, noon CDT True: The Four Seasons of Jackie Robinson Author Kostya Kennedy in conversation will be Dr. Raymond Doswell, VP, Curatorial Services for the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum National Archives Foundation https://archivesfoundation.org/event/true-the-four-seasons-of-jackie-robinson/
April 12, Tuesday, 4:00 pm CDT A House Built by Slaves – African American Visitors to the Lincoln White House Historian and author Jon White The White House Historical Association -History Live https://www.whitehousehistory.org/events/white-house-history-live-a-house-built-by-slaves-african-american-visitors-to-the-lincoln-white-house
April 12, Tuesday, 7:00 pm CDT The New Naturalism Landscape Design University of Illinois Master Gardener Lorey Ford Blue Island Public Library in IL https://blueislandlibrary.org/events/the-new-naturalism-landscape-design
April 14, Thursday, 11:00 am CDT Founding Faith: The 1st Amendment & Religious Liberty Steven Waldman, President and Co-Founder of Report for America, an initiative of the GroundTruth Project. United States Capitol Historical Society https://uschs.org/events/founding-faith-the-1st-amendment-religious-liberty/
April 14, Thursday, 6:00 pm CDT #MizzouMade Sportwriters at ESPN Conversation with ESPN sportswriters and bestselling authors Seth Wickersham, BJ ’00, and Wright Thompson, BJ ’01. Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/18102
April 14, Thursday, 7:00 pm CDT Tidy Up With the Marie Kondo Method Certified KonMari consultant Megan Spillman Blue Island Public Library in IL https://blueislandlibrary.org/events/tidy-up-with-the-marie-kondo-method
April 19, Tuesday, 1:00-1:45 pm CDT Keep Your Keys: Driver Safety for Those 55+ University of Missouri Health Care’s Injury Prevention and Outreach Program. Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO https://events.dbrl.org/event/6343218
April 21, Thursday, 6:00 pm CDT #MizzouMade Talk with the 2007 Football Team Hear from members of this historic  team that culminated in 12 wins, a #1 ranking, the Big 12 North Division title, Cotton Bowl victory…. Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/18105
April 22, Friday, noon-1:00 pm CDT Missouri’s Stones in the Exhibition Paintings on Stone: Science and the Sacred 1530–1800 This talk will introduce you to Missouri’s famous geology and its fascinating stones as they relate to the exhibition. St. Louis Art Museum https://www.slam.org/event/art-speaks-missouris-stones-in-the-exhibition-paintings-on-stone/
April 25, Monday, 6:30 pm CDT Chicago Architecture Highlights: A Virtual Walking Tour Art Historian Jeff Mishur Bloomingdale, IL Public Library https://www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/xp_newpopevent.cfm?zeeOrg=BLOOM&EventID=6714180&sw=1366
April 26, Tuesday, 7:00 pm CDT Cancer Support for the Whole Family, the Whole Time Join Clara Anderson Sainte and learn about the most common concerns of cancer patients and how to support the whole family. Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/74713/cancer-support-whole-family-whole-time-zoom
April 28, Thursday, noon-1:00 pm CDT Symbolism and Modernity in European Art This talk will focus on the French artist Odilon Redon, the Belgian James Ensor, and the Norwegian Edvard Munch. St. Louis Art Museum https://www.slam.org/event/art-speaks-symbolism-and-modernity-in-european-art/
April 28, Thursday, 7:00-8:30 pm CDT How To Find An Owl In Your Neighborhood Award-winning naturalist Mark H.X. Glenshaw, aka “The Owl Man” Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City https://www.mymcpl.org/events/73793/how-find-owl-your-neighborhood-zoom
Podcast The 1600 Sessions (Over 50 episodes) Including: Abraham Lincoln, Robert Burns and the Scottish Connection, and more White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/1600-sessions
Podcast Our Missouri (over 50 episodes; new episodes posted twice a month) A River in the City of Fountains; Imagining the Mississippi River; Before the Great Flood of 1993; and more State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/our-missouri
On Demand Maximizing Philanthropic Impact Ellen H. McLain, JD, Interim Executive Director, Office of Gift Planning MU Office of Gift Planning https://youtu.be/hXqP57wM_oU
On Demand What’s in a Will? Anne M. Morgan, JD, LLM, Senior Director of Advancement, Office of Gift Planning MU Office of Gift Planning https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a47yTq9bqzs
On Demand Online Exhibition Equine Art Museum of Art & Archaeology – University of Missouri https://maa.missouri.edu/sites/default/files/image-button/2022-01/on-line_exhibition_equine_art_complete.pdf
On Demand Learn About Medicare and Medicaid Informational Video Series: Parts of Medicare; Your Choices; Open Enrollment; Preventing Fraud, etc Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Health and Human Services (HHS), U.S. Government (.gov) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChHTRPxz8awulGaTMh3SAkA
On Demand Votes for Missouri Women! Part 1:  Silent protest for Women’s Suffrage in St. Louis at the 1916 Democratic Convention, and Part 2: Missouri Women: Suffrage to Statecraft SHS Exhibit Part 1: Margot McMillen, Author of  The Golden Lane, and Part 2: SHSMO Curator Joan Stack and Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection Curator Jean Parsons, and Collection Manager Nicole Johnston State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/events/on-demand/votes-for-mo-women
On Demand Webinars and Online Events – Past Recordings Past Examples I recommend:  Women in War: A Historical View of Why They Mattered (A Lot); Unapologetically Ambitious: An Interview With One of Silicon Valley’s First Female African American CEOs; and more! Mizzou Alumni Association – Open to all Mizzou Alumni and Friends https://alumlc.org/missouri/archive
On Demand The African American Experience in Missouri – 2019-2020 Series 20 programs such as: Margaret Bush Wilson and the Promise of America: A Pragmatic Civil Rights Vision; and more State Historical Society of Missouri and the University of Missouri https://shsmo.org/lecture-series/african-american-experience?page=0
On Demand Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Celebration: Joy as an Act of Resistance Inspired by photographs of Dr. King by Pulitzer Prize–winning photographer Moneta Sleet Jr. that embody the concept of joy as an act of resistance. Local Black performing artists, Robert Crenshaw, Alicia Revé, and Freeman Word, will respond to the photographs from the Museum’s collection through dance, music, and spoken word. St Louis Art Museum https://www.slam.org/event/2022-virtual-rev-dr-martin-luther-king-jr-freedom-celebration-joy-as-an-act-of-resistance/
On Demand Cherry Blossoms and the White House Celebrating the spring Cherry Blossom Festival; remembering the first cherry blossom planting in 1912 by First Lady Helen Herron Taft; First Ladies’ Role The White House Historical Association https://www.whitehousehistory.org/collections/cherry-blossoms
On Demand Missouri 2021 Bicentennial Presents Virtual series highlighting Missouri bicentennial commemorations: history, art, music, legends, quilts, and travel. State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/on-demand/missouri-2021-presents?mc_cid=1eb75504ba&mc_eid=376db1f8f8
On Demand Basic Genealogy Series Bill Eddleman, Associate Director of the SHS Cape Girardeau Research Center State Historical Society of Missouri https://shsmo.org/on-demand#basic-genealogy
On Demand Uniting a Polarized Nation Lectures, film, book discussions Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/uniting/
On Demand Growing Up with the River: Nine Generations on the Missouri by Dan and Connie Burkhardt Professional storytellers and special guests. 10-part series based on this very beautiful book. Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/growing-up-with-the-river/
On Demand Explore Missouri’s German Heritage 8-part series on history of German immigration and the continuing culture of Germans in Missouri Missouri Humanities Council https://mohumanities.org/programs/explore-missouris-german-heritage/


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MURA Breakfast Meeting, April 5, 2022

Registration is closed

Pete Millier is the Director of Campus Facilities-Landscape Services and the Mizzou Botanic Garden. He has been with the University since 2005. Pete came to the University from California State University, Fresno where he managed the grounds department and the campus arboretum. Mr. Millier has worked in horticulture for over 30 years and has worked as a landscape contractor, nurseryman, and golf course superintendent before going into landscape management. Mr. Millier has a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Science and Master of Public Administration, both from California State University, Fresno.

Pre-registration and payment (via PayPal Account or Venmo bank transfer) for the breakfast must be received by Monday, March 28, 2022. If you have paid for the in-person breakfast and find that you are unable to attend, you may watch the webinar via the Zoom link. The link will be sent to all registrants the day before the meeting. While there are no refunds, the paid reservation for the in-person breakfast is transferable to someone else for this breakfast event only.

8:00 – 9:30 a.m. for in-person breakfast at the Country Club of Missouri on Forum Blvd:

 

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. the Zoom webinar:

We will continue to take health precautions for in-person breakfasts with masking, social distancing, and hand sanitizing:

  • Requiring masks of guests and service staff at all times unless seated at a dining table
  • Eating and drinking only when seated
  • Social distancing with dining tables: number of persons per table and table spacing
  • Capping registration for in-person breakfasts
  • Modifying buffet line to include social distancing, use of provided hand sanitizer, and mask wearing

NOTE: MURA will charge $5 for live, virtual presentations via Zoom. If in-person breakfasts are not offered due to COVID, the virtual presentation webinars are at no cost.

 

MURA Spring Social – April 12, 2020

Registration is closed.


MURA SPRING SOCIAL hosted by President Mun Y. Choi, 4:30 – 6 pm in the Walsworth Family Columns Club at Memorial Stadium. A short program will recognize the Chancellor’s 2021 and 2022 Faculty and Staff Retirees of the Year, MURA Kitty Dickerson Scholarship Recipients, and the retirees’ support of the University family. The $10 registration fee will go to the MURA Scholarship Fund. The deadline is April 4.

You must have a Paypal or Venmo account which you can set up while registering.

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