Lunch & Learn – Meet Interim Police Chief Geoff Jones

Meet The Interim Police Chief
Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
12:00 Noon
HyVee on Grindstone

Presenter
Interim Police Chief Geoff Jones

 This will be an opportunity for the general public to meet the interim police chief and learn about the current and future plans of the department. Geoff Jones was appointed Columbia’s Interim Chief of Police on February 4, 2019.

This event is free and open to the public.

Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch or purchase lunch in the HyVee store.

Human and Companion Animal Interaction

The Mental and Physical Health Benefits of Human and Companion Animal Interaction
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
7:00 p.m.
Missouri United Methodist Church, 204 S. 9th Street, Columbia

The guest speaker
Rebecca A. Johnson
Professor & director,
Research Center for Human-Animal Interaction, MU College of Veterinary Medicine

The League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County and the Children’s Grove will cosponsor a program about the mental and physical health benefits of companion animals.
Dr. Johnson will give an engaging presentation describing how interacting with companion animals benefits people with depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress. She will also present research on the health benefits of dog walking. All these benefits occur across the lifespan and are rooted in the biology of bonds formed with animals.
This event is free and open to the public.

LWVCBC Annual Meeting
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Note: Date changed to Wednesday, May 1st
from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Rock Quarry House on Grindstone
(directions below*)
Guest Speaker: Margot McMillen,
Author of the book The Golden Lane: How Missouri Women Gained the Vote and Changed History
and
Award Recipient: Ava Fajen, who will receive the Eleanor Goodge Award for Exemplary Service to the League
We will also have our annual business meeting
We will provide a light supper at no cost to members.

* Directions: Take Grindstone Parkway east from Providence Rd.; just past Rock Quarry Road on the right is the road to the House.

Human-Companion Animal Interaction

The Mental and Physical Health Benefits of Human and Companion Animal Interaction
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
7:00 p.m.
Missouri United Methodist Church, 204 S. 9th Street, Columbia.

The guest speaker
Rebecca A. Johnson
Professor & director,
Research Center for Human-Animal Interaction, MU College of Veterinary Medicine.

The League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County and the Children’s Grove will cosponsor a program about the mental and physical health benefits of companion animals.

Dr. Johnson will give an engaging presentation describing how interacting with companion animals benefits people with depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress. She will also present research on the health benefits of dog walking. All these benefits occur across the lifespan and are rooted in the biology of bonds formed with animals.

This event is free and open to the public.