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Lunch & Learn – State Historical Society

The State Historical Society’s New Center for Missouri Studies

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
12:00 Noon
Columbia Public Library, Friends Room
(Please note new location)

Guest Speaker:
Abigail Anderson, senior advancement officer, State Historical Society

Ms. Anderson will give a presentation on the status of SHSMO’s Center for Missouri Studies new building project that is currently under construction at Sixth and Elm Streets in Columbia. She will also present information on Missouri’s “Women as Change Agents” oral and history program that started in St. Louis and Kansas City and their plans for expanding the program to the rest of Missouri.
Although no lunch is provided, attendees are welcome to bring their own.
This program is free and open to the public.

 

“The Sunshine Law: what is it and how does it help government?”

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
7:00 p.m.

 On CAT TV

Guest speaker:

David Roland, director, Freedom Center of Missouri

Moderator

Randy Picht, executive director, Reynolds Journalism Institute

The Sunshine Law requires meetings be open and transparent. But there are also many other aspects to the law that make for good government.

The Freedom Center of Missouri is a non-profit, non-partisan organization focusing on the protection of constitutional liberties.

The show airs live at 7:00 p.m. on February 14. The program will be available a few days later on our website or at http://www.columbiaaccess.tv
The show replays on CAT TV at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
CAT TV can be found on Mediacom 85, Charter Communications 983, and CenturyTel Prism 98.

Annual Legislative Night

LWV Annual Legislative Night
Thursday, February 8, 2018
7:00 p.m. (6:30 – refreshments)
Columbia Public Library Friends Room

Members of our State Legislative Delegation have been invited:
Rep. Cheri Toalson Reisch (District 44)
Rep. Kip Kendrick (District 45)
Rep. Martha Stevens (District 46)
Rep. Chuck Basye (District 47)
Rep. Sara Walsh (District 50)
Senator Caleb Rowden (District 19)

Moderator:
David Lile of KFRU radio

Each legislator will have an opportunity to present their priorities for the 2018 State Legislative Session, followed by audience questions. After this first hour, audience members will have an opportunity to meet informally with their legislator. The event will be broadcast live over KFRU radio.

This event is cosponsored by the Columbia Public Library and is free and open to the public.

Transportation Issues in Columbia

“Transportation Issues in Columbia”

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

This event has been canceled due to weather.

HyVee Club Room (Conley Road HyVee)

Guest Speakers:
Drew Brooks, City of Columbia Transit Director
Ian Thomas, Columbia City Councilperson
Annette Triplett, Executive Director, PedNet Coalition

They will talk about what they have been doing to improve transit and transportation in Columbia and will discuss how transportation needs are essential to social equity, daily living, and access to voting.

Although lunch is not provided, you are welcome to bring your own or purchase it at the store.