MURA Breakfast Meeting, December 6, 2022


 

Breakfast Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Pre-registration and payment (via credit card (PayPal Guest Checkout,) PayPal Account, Venmo bank transfer) for the breakfast ($15.00) and Zoom webinar ($5.00) must be received by Monday, November 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 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 ($15.00) at the Country Club of Missouri on Forum Blvd:

Register in person

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. the Zoom webinar ($5.00):

Register for 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

MURA Holiday Luncheon on November 30, 2022

Registration is now closed.

MURA Holiday luncheon on November 30, 2022.

Registration deadline: November 21

As part of the November 30 MURA Holiday social, there will be a gift basket raffle to raise funds for the Kitty Dickerson MURA Scholarship Fund.  The fund was created to honor the past president of MURA and awards scholarships to MU/UM students whose parents are MU/UM staff employees. Since its inception in 2016, $13,000 in scholarships have been awarded.

All those who make a donation to the Kitty Dickerson MURA Scholarship fund prior to November 30 will be eligible to win gift baskets at the holiday social.  The themed baskets contain fun and useful items donated by MURA Board members and Past-Presidents—Mizzou, Happy Hour, Cozy Fun, Sweet Treats, Sports, and more.  The grand prize will be a basket of Mizzou goodies, donated by the Missouri Book Store.

Here’s how you can join the fun:

View the baskets and make an on-site donation to the scholarship fund.  With your donation, you’ll receive raffle tickets for the gift baskets. Additional raffle tickets will be on sale at the event, so bring your checkbook or cash to purchase tickets. Drawings for the baskets will be held at the end of the Social.

Luncheon Options ($25 per person):

  • Caprese Chicken – Italian marinated chicken breast with tomatoes, fresh basil, Mozzarella cheese with a Balsamic reduction paired with garlic red mashers and lemon butter broccoli.
  • Baked Atlantic Salmon–Wild-caught Salmon topped with dill cream sauce and served with red mashers and grilled vegetable medley.
  • Vegetarian Lasagna– Featuring whole grain noodles layered with sea salt, broccoli, shoestring carrots and cheesy blend of ricotta, mozzarella, Romano, Asiago and Parmesan cheeses. Paired with steamed lemon butter broccoli and a garlic bread stick.

Dessert Options (included in registration):

  • Chocolate Cake or Carrot Cake

 

Heart of Missouri United Way


Every year, MU retirees in mid-Missouri generously give their time and money to support our community. Our partner, Heart of Missouri United Way, seeks to empower children, families, individuals and seniors experiencing times of need by investing in 31 local agencies that focus on health, education, financial stability and basic needs.

A $50 donation to Heart of Missouri United Way can provide the following:

  • 1 day at the shelter for a homeless individual with access to a shower, hygiene products, laundry, mail, and other basic need items
  • 1 hour of out of school programing for children to promote academic success, good character, healthy lifestyles and mental health
  • 1 hour of case management for youth with disabilities that need access to service instruction and counseling
  • 1 hour of job readiness training for an underemployed individual to gain the necessary skills to succeed
  • 1 hour of health education classes for minority men living below 200% of the Federal Poverty Line including topics of diabetes, stress management, and substance use
  • Supplemental food in a Buddy Pack for children who experience food insecurity AND
  • 1 provision of instant baby formula

Less than $1 a week changes lives throughout mid-Missouri.  No gift is too small to make an impact. You also have the ability to designate your gift to one or more of the funded agencies, if you so choose.

MURA Breakfast Meeting — Recorded Webinar, November 1, 2022

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Breakfast Tuesday, November 1, 2022

October Candidate Forum – Planned by the MURA Governmental Affairs Committee. The Boone County Chapter of the Mizzou Alumni Association will be joining MURA for this event.

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, October 24, 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:

Register in person

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. the Zoom webinar:

Register for 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

MURA Breakfast Meeting, October 4, 2022

Breakfast Tuesday, October 4, 2022

October Candidate Forum – Planned by the MURA Governmental Affairs Committee. The Boone County Chapter of the Mizzou Alumni Association will be joining MURA for this event.

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, September 26, 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:

Register in person

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

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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