Category: Announcements

UCM to host cinematographer Alex Buono

The Professional Photography program in the School of Technology at the University of Central Missouri will join Canon in hosting professional photographer, cinematographer and filmmaker Alex Buono on the UCM campus Monday, Feb. 11. Buono will speak at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Ward Edwards 2000, highlighting the features of the Canon 5D and… Read more »

Freezin’ for a Reason Male Flag Football Tournament

UCM’s Alpha Sigma Alpha chapter is hosting its third annual Freezin’ for a Reason Male Flag Football Tournament, benefiting the Special Olympics, on Feb. 23 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Ellis Fields. It is $100 per team and $75 for each additional team from the same organization. Money must be sumbitted to Alpha Sigma Alpha by… Read more »

Animal Shelter dog adoptions-free license

The Warrensburg Animal Shelter recently launched a new dog license program available on all dog adoptions. This innovative city dog license program offers the first year city dog license to Warrensburg resident adopters free of charge as part of the adoption package, according to a press release. When a dog adoption is completed for residents… Read more »

JCCHS accepting scholarship applications

Johnson County Community Health Services is accepting applications for the annual Shirley Burgin Scholarship. To be eligible, a student must be a resident of Johnson County, Mo., show financial need, be in school or planning to start next semester, and plan to pursue a career in health service. The deadline for scholarship application is Monday,… Read more »

Junior Community Chorus gears up for spring season

The Warrensburg Parks and Recreation Department recently announced the Junior Community Chorus will soon begin its 2013 spring season. The program is open to boys and girls in third through sixth grade. Participants will learn proper vocal technique, singing in unison and two-part music and practice music reading. The practices will take place from 4-5:15… Read more »

Art books donated in memory of MMA members

Mid-Missouri Artists Inc. donated two books to Trails Regional Library in memory of members who died in 2012. “Breaking the Rules of Watercolor” by Shirley Trevena was donated in memory of Pauline Gill who painted vibrant, abstract watercolors and mixed media works. “Landscape Painting” by Mitchell Albala was donated in memory of Jimmy Turner, a… Read more »

Missouri State Fair offers internships for summer

(SEDALIA, Mo.) – The Missouri State Fair is now accepting applications for summer internships. College students interested in gaining work experience in the fields of marketing, public relations, journalism and agricultural communication have until March 1 to apply for summer internship positions with the State Fair. Up to three interns will be hired for temporary,… Read more »

Deadline is approaching for Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture scholarship

(SEDALIA, Mo.) – The deadline for high school seniors to apply for a Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture scholarship is Feb. 1. A total of 36 $1,000 scholarships and one $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to qualified applicants pursuing higher education degrees in the field of agriculture. The application form is available online at www.mostatefair.com/youth-in-agriculture…. Read more »

Registration open for Preschool Playtime

The Warrensburg Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for Preschool Playtime. The program is for children ages 3-5 years old and will take place from 9-11 a.m. on Tuesdays, Feb. 5-26. This is a high-energy playgroup, which includes crafts, songs, stories and gym time. A light snack is also included. Registration deadline is Jan. 29,… Read more »

Mid-Missouri Artists, parks and rec team up on art classes

Mid-Missouri Artists is teaming up with the Warrensburg Parks and Recreation Department to provide art classes in a variety of media. The winter/spring session offers the following classes: Jan. 5 – Drawing Workshop: Taught by artist and art educator, Linda Hoover. This one-day workshop, from 9 a.m-3 p.m., will focus on techniques to make drawing… Read more »