03.09.2020 Weekly Bulletin

The Weekly Bulletin

Monday, March 9, 2020

 

Attendance:    club members present   13

 

Call to order: President, Mary Dewey at    12:06 p.m.

 

Invocation:  Red

             

Pledge: Tony Parisio

 

Introduction of Guests and New and Old Members (who have been gone)

 

none

 

Welcome any new or returning members

 

none

 

Birthdays and Anniversaries

 

none

 

Mystery Person:

 

Jerry Sullivan gave the gift card to Red

 

Sign In or Pay the Pig:

 

Rick put in a quarter for KU being #1

 

 

President Announcements

 

 

  • Late breaking news – HV has cancelled all gatherings in their club room. We will meet at the clubhouse on Monday 3/16 at the usual noon time.  Bring something for a pot luck.  Future meeting plans are being discussed.
  • Mary thanked everyone who helped out at Steve Winter’s house after the Funeral and everyone who went to the funeral to support Steve. Rick and Susie opened the house.  There were lots of friends and relatives at the house.

 

  • Food Bank:  Jim Murphy, Carl Scott, and Larry Fick.  Worked on Buddy Packs

 

  • Soap Box Derby update: Rick McKernan

    Evan Schilling is serving as Derby Director this year. Most prior drivers have been contacted with good response.  There will be cars available.  They are still looking for corporate sponsors and working on more visibility on social media.  Race Day is June 14th (Flag Day).  Website:  midmosbd.org

    They attempted to melt lead last Sunday.  Not much luck – the donated organ pipes had too much other stuff in the alloy which significantly raised the melting point.  There was low turnout for participant meeting.

 

  • CYBA game times:

    3rd grade boys’ team coached by Lyman plays at 10:00 am at Beulah Ralph Elementary School this Saturday March 7th. 7th/8th grade boys team coached by Tatum plays at 1:00 pm at Columbia Field House.  This is the last week of CYBA League.

 

  • Club Social:

    Will be in May. The date will be coming soon.  Plan is for a Cinco de Mayo event.  on the 5th, Tuesday, standard taco stuff, $10 kids free.  Will start taking names and money after April 1st.

  • Carl: Scholarship forms were passed out in early February (Cyrilla)Deadline mid-march.  Some have already been turned in.   6 scholarships to four public schools.
  • Carl: Friday March 13rd the Center for Urban Agriculture will have their Empty Bowls event at the Center across from the ARC. Free bowl of soup with opportunity to buy a locally donated handmade ceramic bowl.  Serving from 11-1 and 4-7.   Late news – this was postponed.
  • April 11th: Citywide cleanup.  Carl is trying to put together an Optimist group to participate.  Contact him if interested.
  • April1 25th: Fun City championship fundraiser/award dinner. 50th anniversary Championship dinner on Saturday, April 25 at 5:30 pm at Progressive Missions Baptist Church at 702 Banks Ave
  • Knights of Columbus Fish Fry: next Friday March 20th at 4:30 at the K of C Hall.

 

Announcements from the Floor:

 

 

 

 

Today’s Speaker:       Cheryl Howard from Nora Stewart Early Learning Center

 

They are located at 505 East Ash which is right behind the post office.

 

She thanked us for a donation we made which allowed them to purchase a grease trap, water heater, and ice machine all of which were 35 yrs old.

 

From their brochure the mission of Nora Stewart Early Learning Center has:

 

“Two primary goals; providing a strong academic foundation for children as well as a nurturing environment for families in need of affordable care.  Through a curriculum emphasizing reading, math and other critical skills, we help children build a bright future and prepare then to succeed in it.  Children from six weeks to eight years old can benefit from the proper nutrition, safe and nurturing environment and strong academic curriculum we provide.”

 

They have a capacity of 33 students and are currently serving 25.  Columbia Public Schools has opened free pre-schools which has cut into their attendance.   They have existed for eighty three years with only 3 directors.  They operate from 6:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. and will soon be extending their hours.   They are always looking for volunteers to read to and work with the children.

 

They have state trained teachers. The curriculum used is the same as at CPS.

 

The were named in memory of a former slave who received property from her former master and later donated the property for a school.

 

Creed at 12:32 p.m.

 

 

 UPCOMING SPEAKER/EVENTS

 

  • 3/14/20 Coyote Hill Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast at Memorial Baptist Church from 7:30 -12:00
  • 3/16/20 Peter Stipleman, Superintendent for the Columbia Public School
  • 3/21/20 Kiwanis Club Pancake Day at Columbia College from 7 am to 12 pm
  • 3/23/20 Charles Koening from CPS Stem Program
  • 3/30/20 Elizabeth Eichenberger from True North of Columbia
  • 4/6/20 Linda Schust from Jabberwocky Studio
  • 4/13/20 Shannon Stokes from the Central Missouri & Northeast Food Bank (Senior Box Program)
  • 4/20/20 Darin Preis from Executive Director from the Central Missouri Community Action
  • 4/27/20 Bruce Young  from CMSE-Giving Gardens
  • 5/4/20 Jessica Muller from Great Circle
  • 5/11/20 Gay Litteken from Mary Lee Johnston Community Learning Center
  • 5/18/20
  • 5/25/20 NO Meeting (Memorial Day)
  • 6/1/20 Anna Hoskins from Family Great Health Center
  • 6/8/20 Paul Blythe from Diamond Council Baseball/Softball League

 

Adjourn with the Creed:    12:32 p.m.

 

Optimistically Yours,

 

Mary Dewey, President

 

03.02.2020 Weekly Bulletin

The Weekly Bulletin

Monday, March 2, 2020

 

Attendee:    club members present   11

 

Call to order: President, Mary Dewey at    12:01 p.m.

 

Invocation: Rick M.

             

Pledge: Dave Murphy

 

Introduction of Guests and New and Old Members (who have been gone)

 

none

 

Welcome any new or returning members

 

Dave Murphy was here – two weeks in a row – Yea.  Maybe because he got the mystery person HV gift card last week as a returning long absent member?  :0)

 

Birthdays and Anniversaries

 

none

 

Mystery Person:

 

Sid who gave to Jerry Sullivan

 

Sign In or Pay the Pig:

 

Rick owed a quarter for Kansas being #1, which he was happy to pay.  He put in a buck to cover a couple of weeks and thanks for the help with Computer give away.

 

 

Carl fed the pig to honor local Rockbridge high school #3 win without a bunch of hoopla during the season. It was a real team effort with 18 straight wins.

 

 

President Announcements

 

  • Mary passed a card around for Steve Winters and family. His mother passed away Thursday afternoon last week. Her visitation  and funeral was held be this Wednesday. Visitation was from 10 to 12 with the funeral service at 12:00 pm at Memorial Funeral Home. Her name was Sharleen Ham Winters.  Family and friends gathered at the Winters’ home for fellowship after the service.

 

  • Mary thanked everyone who helped out this weekend with the computer give away. Rick McKernan reported that 50 computers were prepared on Thursday with pickup on Saturday.  All but one were in good shape and it was replaced before Saturday.  Recipients were given an internet safety presentation by the Boone County Sheriff’s department.  A number of computers that were allocated were not picked up on Saturday. Voluntary Action Center will take them and attempt to connect with intended recipients.  KOMU was there and took some video.  A few photos are attached at the end of this bulletin.

 

  • Food Bank:  Jim Murphy, Carl Scott, and Larry Fick.  Only Carl made it and reported that he repackaged Oreo cookie crumbs.  Hmmmm, Oreo pie crusts anyone.

 

  • Soap Box Derby update: Rick McKernan

    Evan Schilling is serving as Derby Director this year. Most prior drivers have been contacted with good response.  There will be cars available.  They are still looking for corporate sponsors and working on more visibility on social media.  Race Day is June 14th (Flag Day).  Website:  midmosbd.org

    A meeting was held last Thursday and most drivers were committed.  Remaining cars will be assigned to new drivers.  They have received significant donation of lead in the form of old, no longer viable, organ pipes.

 

  • CYBA game times:

    3rd grade boys’ team coached by Lyman plays at 8:00 am at Beulah Ralph Elementary School this Saturday March 7th. 7th/8th grade boys team coached by Tatum play in a tournament at 10:00 am, 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm at Columbia Field House.  Sunday the 8th the 3rd grade plays in a tournament.  12, 2, 4.

 

  • Club Social:

    Will be in May.  The date will be coming soon.  Plan is for a Cinco de Mayo event.

 

Announcements from the Floor:

  • Carl: Scholarship forms were passed out in early February (Cyrilla)Deadline mid-march.  Some have already been turned in.   6 scholarships to four public schools.
  • Carl: Friday March 13rd the Center for Urban Agriculture will have their Empty Bowls event at the Center across from the ARC. Free bowl of soup with opportunity to buy a locally donated handmade ceramic bowl.  Serving from 11-1 and 4-7.
  • April 11th: Citywide cleanup.  Carl is trying to put together an Optimist group to participate.  Contact him if interested.
  • April1 25th: Fun City championship fundraiser/award dinner. 50th anniversary.
  • Sacred Hearts Church fish fry: this Friday at Father Tolten school starting at 4:30 p.m.
  • Newman Center fish fry: next Friday 4:30 at the Newman center.

 

 

Today’s Speaker:       Lottie Creasy was not able to make it today do to the Flu. She will reschedule.

 

 

 UPCOMING SPEAKER/EVENTS

 

  • 3/9/20 Cheryl Howard from Nora Stewart Early Learning Center
  • 3/14/20 Coyote Hill Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast at Memorial Baptist Church from 7:30 -12:00
  • 3/16/20 Peter Stipleman, Superintendent for the Columbia Public School
  • 3/21/20 Kiwanis Club Pancake Day at Columbia College from 7 am to 12 pm
  • 3/23/20 Charles Koening from CPS Stem Program
  • 3/30/20 Elizabeth Eichenberger from True North of Columbia
  • 4/6/20 Linda Schust from Jabberwocky Studio
  • 4/13/20 Shannon Stokes from the Central Missouri & Northeast Food Bank (Senior Box Program)
  • 4/20/20 Darin Preis from Executive Director from the Central Missouri Community Action
  • 4/27/20 Bruce Young  from CMSE-Giving Gardens
  • 5/4/20 Jessica Muller from Great Circle
  • 5/11/20 Gay Litteken from Mary Lee Johnston Community Learning Center
  • 5/18/20 Anna Hoskins from Family Great Health Center

 

Adjourn with the Creed:    12:30 p.m.

 

Optimistically Yours,

 

Mary Dewey, President

 

Prepared by Scott Stager

 

 

 

East Missouri District 2018-2019 “IT’S FOR THE KIDS”

 

 

02.24.2020 Weekly Bulletin

The Weekly Bulletin

Monday, February 24, 2020

 

Attendee:    club members present   Didn’t get a count – Somewhere around 10-12

 

Call to order: President, Mary Dewey at    12:05 p.m.

 

Invocation: Rick McKernan

             

Pledge: Jerry Sullivan

 

Introduction of Guests and New and Old Members (who have been gone)

 

 

Welcome any new or returning members

 

Dave Murphy has returned.  He and his wife spent 4 months in Sweden helping daughter with new child.

 

 

Birthdays and Anniversaries

 

none

 

Mystery Person:

 

Carl – Dave Murphy for coming back

 

Sign In or Pay the Pig:

 

Carl – District meeting attendees.  Nine from club;  High School wrestling tournament this past weekend.  Two local schools did quite well.  Begrudging kudos for KU sports victory.  Ric matched that quarter :o)

 

President Announcements

 

  • 2nd Qtr East Missouri Conference: I want Thank everyone who attended the 2nd Qtr. East Missouri Conference this past weekend. We earned Honor Club and received our Honor Club patch. We also earned our patch from Optimist Foundation for donation of  $20.00 for each member.  Carl Scott received  Zone 2’s Recognition Award and Deb Swanegan their Catch A Rising Star Award.
  • Food Bank:  Jim Murphy, Carl Scott, and Larry Fick. Buddy packs and setup for next project.

 

  • Board Meeting Thursday, February 20 at the Board meeting we funded Central Missouri & Northeast Food Bank for the Buddy Packs. They also funded the Soap Box Derby and approved the Christmas tree order.

 

  • Soap Box Derby update: Rick McKernan
    Evan Schilling is serving as Derby Director this year. Most prior drivers have been contacted with good response.  There will be cars available.  They are still looking for corporate sponsors and working on more visibility on social media.  Race Day is June 14th (Flag Day).  Website:  midmosbd.org

 

  • Computer Give Away: Rick McKerman: 50 Computers will be delivered on Wednesday, February 26. Thursday, February 27 will be cleanup and hooking up the computers (4-6 p.m.).  Friday February 28 will be used to address any issues discovered on Thursday.  Saturday, February 29 computers will be given to selected recipients. Signup sheet was passed around.  The Sheriff’s department will again give internet safety presentation.  Editors note on 02/28: – Crew of workers showed up by 4 p.m. and the 50 computers were checked out and ready to go just after 6 p.m.  Rick gets better organized each time and we worked almost like an assembly line.  The computers were in great shape with excellent monitors.

 

  • CYBA game times: 3rd grade boys’ team coached by Lyman plays at 8:00 am at Beulah Ralph Elementary School this Saturday 2/29 and 7th/8th grade boy’s team coached by Tatum plays at 10:00 am and 12:00 pm at the Columbia Sports Fieldhouse.

 

  • Larry Fick: Fish Fry 2/28 Knights of    This is the first of two during Lent.  4:30-7:30 p.m.  Free shuttle from Our Lady of Lourdes parking lot.

 

Announcements from the Floor:

 

Carl encouraged everyone to go out and do some community service on 1/29 – make use of the extra day.

 

Today’s Speaker:   Gay Litteken from Mary Lee Johnston Community Learning Center

 

 

Unfortunately the scheduled speaker was a no show.  Mary will work with them to reschedule.

 

 

 

 UPCOMING SPEAKER/EVENTS

 

  • 3/2/20 Lottie Creasy from CPS Motor Lab at Rock Bridge Elementary School
  • 3/9/20 Cheryl Howard from Nora Stewart Early Learning Center
  • 3/14/20 Coyote Hill Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast at Memorial Baptist Church from 7:30 -12:00
  • 3/16/20 Peter Stipleman, Superintendent for the Columbia Public School
  • 3/21/20 Kiwanis Club Pancake Day at Columbia College from 7 am to 12 pm
  • 3/23/20 Charles Koening from CPS Stem Program
  • 3/30/20 Elizabeth Eichenberger from True North of Columbia
  • 4/6/20 Linda Schust from Jabberwocky Studio
  • 4/13/20 Shannon Stokes from the Central Missouri & Northeast Food Bank (Senior Box Program)
  • 4/20/20 Darin Preis     from Executive Director from the Central Missouri Community Action
  • 4/27/20 Bruce Young  from CMSE-Giving Gardens
  • 5/4/20 Jessica Muller from Great Circle
  • 5/11/20 Gay Litteken from Mary Lee Johnston Community Learning Center
  • 5/18/20 Anna Hoskins from Family Great Health Center

 

Adjourn with the Creed:    Well before 1 p.m.

 

Optimistically Yours,

 

Mary Dewey, President

 

Prepared by Scott Stager

 

02.16.2020 Weekly Bulletin

The Weekly Bulletin
Monday, February 10, 2020
Attendee: club members present 13
Call to order: President, Mary Dewey at 12:05 p.m.
Invocation: Red Leighton
Pledge: Jake Jolley
Introduction of Guests and New and Old Members (who have been gone)
none
Welcome any new or returning members
none
Birthdays and Anniversaries
none
Mystery Person:
None today
Sign In or Pay the Pig:
none
President Announcements
• Food Bank: Jim Murphy, Carl Scott, and Larry Fick. Packaged cereal, buddy packs
• Board Meeting next Thursday, February 20 at 6:00 pm at the Club House. Two fundings, Xmas tree order

Soap Box Derby update: Rick McKernan
Evan Schilling is serving as Derby Director this year. Most prior drivers have been contacted with good
response. There will be cars available.
• Computer Give Away: Rick McKerman: 50 Computers will be delivered on Wednesday, February 26.
Thursday, February 27 will be cleanup and hooking up the computers (4-6 p.m.). Additional help would be
appreciated. Friday February 28 will be used to address any issues discovered on Thursday. Saturday,
February 29 computers will be given to selected recipients. Sign up sheet will be going around next week.
The Sheriff’s department will again give internet safety presentation.
• Boys and Girls Club Chili Cook Off: Will be on Saturday, February 15. Scott Stager has a signup sheet for
anyone able to help with cooking, serving the chili, or cleaning up.
Scott reports that the following help is needed:
o
8:30 to noon – five people to do the prep and cooking
noon to 2 p.m. just a couple to hold down the fort and monitor the cooking chili
o
2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Five or Six people to serve chili
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Clean up and haul stuff back to clubhouse. 4-5 folks would be helpful. We could use another person for this shift.
Anyone who can help is asked to contact Scott at 573-474-5955 (H), or 573-424-4764 (cell), or stagers@missouri.edu

Table easel need has been satisfied – existing ones stored upstairs in clubhouse will be adequate
• Jake Jolley mentioned that B&G club is opening 4th location at Blue Ridge school. After school program on
site. 50 capacity.
• CYBA game times: 3rd grade boys team coached by Lyman plays at 10:00 am at Beulah Ralph Elementary
School this Saturday 2/15 and 7th/8th grade boys team coached by Tatum plays at 12:00 pm at the Columbia
Sports Field house.
• 2nd Qtr East Missouri Conference: Will be held in Columbia on Friday, February 21 and 22 at the Drury
Inn which is next to TGI Friday Restaurant.

They will be collecting socks for homeless kids in the Columbia area
Mary is in charge of Friday night activity – She is planning a Murder Mystery event.

Announcements from the Floor:

Today’s Speaker: Lawrence Simonson from PedNet (Pedestrain and Pedaling Network)
Website: https://pednet.org
Following taken from their website
PedNet Coalition (“pedestrian and pedaling network”) is a nonprofit organization based in Columbia,
Missouri. We work to build strong communities that are walk able, bike able, accessible, and have
thriving public transit systems. We advocate for policies and infrastructure that ensure the
transportation system is safe and convenient for everyone.
Mission
PedNet’s mission is to provide walking, biking, and transit solutions to meet people’s everyday transportation
needs.
Vision
PedNet’s vision is towns built for people, where it’s easy to walk, bike, and ride transit, and everyone can get
where they want to go.

2000: PedNet Coalition founded on Earth Day

2002: First Bike, Walk and Wheel Week held in Columbia with 750 participants

2003: PedNet’s first Walking School Bus pilot program began

2004: Successfully advocated for a Complete Streets policy in Columbia to ensure safe access for all travel
modes on all new streets – the first Complete Streets policy passed in the state of Missouri, and one of the
first in the country

2005: Helped pass a $3.5 million sales tax for sidewalks around schools

2006: Hired as a 4-year sub-contractor to the City of Columbia’s GetAbout Columbia program through
their $28 million federal Non-Motorized Transportation Pilot Program grant

2009: Bike, Walk and Wheel Week held in Columbia with over 5,400 participants

2010: Offered first Lose the Training Wheels program for children with disabilities

2011: Established the Columbians for Modern, Efficient Transit (CoMET) campaign goal of expanded and improved public transit services

▪2013: PedNet’s first Walking Bus Stop summer pilot program began

Lawrence passed out a brochure which contains their 2019 annual report. It is well organized and thorough. It
is available on their website under the Contacts tab, or copies can be picked up at their office. It contains short
bios of their staff and list some of the activities in which they participate. Their current office site is 201 W.
Broadway, Building 3, Suite B, Phone 573.999.9894.
As noted above Pednet has been around for 20 years. Over time they have changed and there is some
misconceptions on what they do. They started as trails advocate but has evolved beyond trails. They
advocate for all aspects of transportation infrastructure.
They have a staff of five – going to seven in March. They are moving offices to larger space.
They believe transportation can be improved by proper planning and design. Pedestrian, bike, public
transportation are all involved with improved transportation. Improving design will help all including auto
transportation.
Plans they worked on are listed in the annual report brochure
They are not direct service agency, but an advocacy organization lobbying for good. They lobby for long
range benefits in the community.
They do some work outside the immediate community
They work hard to avoid mission creep always maintaining a tight focus on their core mission. They are
advocates not activists.
The Rock Island trail completion will make Missouri’s rail to trail the largest in the world.
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UPCOMING SPEAKER/EVENTS
• 2/15/20 Boy’s and Girl’s Club Chili Cook-off at the Holiday Inn Expo Center
• Kidsfrist Optimist Club Trivia Night and Chili Cook-off from 6:00 pm starting the chili and
7:00 starts the Trivia Contest
• 2/17/20 Bonnie Yantzi and Phil Williams from Fun City Youth
• 2/22/20 Habitat For Humanity Pancake Day, detail to come
• 2/24/20 Gay Litteken from Mary Lee Johnston Community Learning Center
Bringin
• 3/2/20 Lottie Creasy from CPS Motor
• 3/9/20 Cheryl Howard from Nora
• 3/14/20 Coyote Hill Fundraiser Pancake
• 3/16/20 Peter Stipleman, Superintendent
• 3/21/20 Kiwanis Club Pancake Day
• 3/23/20 Charles Koening from CPS
• 3/30/20 Elizabeth Eichenberger from
• 4/6/20 Linda Schust from Jabberwocky
• 4/20/20 Darin Preis Executive Director
• 4/27/20 Bruce Yong from CMSE
• 5/4/20 Jessica Muller from Great
Adjourn with the Creed: 1 p.m.
Optimistically Yours,
Mary Dewey, President
Prepared by Scott Stager

02.10.2020 Weekly Bulletin

The Weekly Bulletin

Monday,  February 10,  2020

Attendee:    club members present  13

Call to order: President, Mary Dewey at    12:05 p.m.

Invocation: Red

Pledge: Jake Jolley

Introduction of Guests and New and Old Members (who have been gone)

none

Welcome any new or returning members

none

Birthdays and Anniversaries

none

Mystery Person:  

None today

Sign In or Pay the Pig:  

none

President Announcements

Food Bank:  Jim Murphy, Carl Scott, and Larry Fick.    Packaged cereal, buddy packs

Board Meeting next Thursday, February 20 at 6:00 pm at the Club House.  Two fundings, Xmas tree order

Soap Box Derby update: Rick McKernan
Evan Schilling is serving as Derby Director this year.  Most prior drivers have been contacted with good response.  There will be cars available.  

Computer Give Away: Rick McKerman: 50 Computers will be delivered on Wednesday, February 26.   Thursday, February 27 will be cleanup and hooking up the computers (4-6 p.m.). Additional help would be appreciated. Friday February 28 will be used to address any issues discovered on Thursday.   Saturday, February 29 computers will be given to selected recipients. Sign up sheet will be going around next week.  The Sheriffs department will again give internet safety presentation.  

Boys and Girls Club Chili Cook Off: Will be on Saturday, February 15. Scott Stager has a signup sheet for anyone able to help with cooking, serving the chili, or cleaning up.  

Scott reports that the following help is needed:
o 8:30 to noon – five people to do the prep and cooking
o noon to 2 p.m. just a couple to hold down the fort and monitor the cooking chili
o 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Five or Six people to serve chili
o 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Clean up and haul stuff back to clubhouse.  4-5 folks would be helpful.  We could use another person for this shift.  

Anyone who can help is asked to contact Scott at 573-474-5955 (H), or 573-424-4764 (cell), or stagers@missouri.edu

Table easel need has been satisfied – existing ones stored upstairs in clubhouse will be adequate

Jake Jolley mentioned that B&G club is opening 4th location at Blue Ridge school.  After school program on site.  50 capacity.  

CYBA game times: 3rd grade boys team coached by Lyman plays at 10:00 am at  Beulah Ralph  Elementary School this Saturday 2/15  and 7th/8th grade boys team coached by Tatum plays at 12:00 pm at the Columbia Sports Field house.

2nd Qtr East Missouri Conference: Will be held in Columbia on Friday, February 21 and 22 at the Drury Inn which is next to TGI Friday Restaurant.
o They will be collecting socks for homeless kids in the Columbia area
o Mary is in charge of Friday night activity – She is planning a Murder Mystery event.

.

Announcements from the Floor:  

Todays Speaker:    Lawrence Simonson from PedNet (Pedestrain and Pedaling Network)

Website: https://pednet.org

Following taken from their website

PedNet Coalition (pedestrian and pedaling network) is a nonprofit organization based in Columbia, Missouri. We work to build strong communities that are walk able, bike able, accessible, and have thriving public transit systems. We advocate for policies and infrastructure that ensure the transportation system is safe and convenient for everyone.

Mission

PedNets mission is to provide walking, biking, and transit solutions to meet peoples everyday transportation needs.

Vision

PedNets vision is towns built for people, where its easy to walk, bike, and ride transit, and everyone can get where they want to go.

2000: PedNet Coalition founded on Earth Day
2002: First Bike, Walk and Wheel Week held in Columbia with 750 participants
2003: PedNets first Walking School Bus pilot program began
2004: Successfully advocated for a Complete Streets policy in Columbia to ensure safe access for all travel modes on all new streets the first Complete Streets policy passed in the state of Missouri, and one of the first in the country
2005: Helped pass a $3.5 million sales tax for sidewalks around schools
2006: Hired as a 4-year sub-contractor to the City of Columbias GetAbout Columbia program through their $28 million federal Non-Motorized Transportation Pilot Program grant
2009: Bike, Walk and Wheel Week held in Columbia with over 5,400 participants
2010: Offered first Lose the Training Wheels program for children with disabilities
2011: Established the Columbians for Modern, Efficient Transit (CoMET) campaign goal of expanded and improved public transit services
2013: PedNets first Walking Bus Stop summer pilot program began

————————————————————————————

End of website extract

Lawrence passed out a brochure which contains their 2019 annual report.  It is well organized and thorough.  It is available on their website under the Contacts tab, or copies can be picked up at their office.  It contains short bios of their staff and list some of the activities in which they participate.  Their current office site is 201 W. Broadway, Building 3, Suite B,  Phone 573.999.9894.  

As noted above Pednet has been around for 20 years.  Over time they have changed and there is some misconceptions on what they do.  They started as trails advocate but has evolved beyond trails.  They advocate for all aspects of transportation infrastructure.

They have a staff of five – going to seven in March.  They are moving offices to larger space.  

They believe transportation can be improved by proper planning and design.  Pedestrian, bike, public transportation are all involved with improved transportation.  Improving design will help all including auto transportation.  

Plans they worked on are listed in  the annual report brochure

They are not direct service agency, but an advocacy organization lobbying for good.  They lobby for long range benefits in the community.  

They do some work outside the immediate community

They work hard to avoid mission creep always maintaining a tight focus on their core mission.  They are advocates not activists.  

The Rock Island trail completion will make Missouris  rail to trail the largest in the world.  

————————————————————————————

UPCOMING SPEAKER/EVENTS

2/15/20 Boy’s and Girl’s Club Chili Cook-off at the Holiday Inn Expo Center
​​Kidsfrist Optimist Club Trivia Night and Chili Cook-off from 6:00 pm starting the chili and

​​7:00 starts the Trivia Contest

2/17/20Bonnie Yantzi and Phil Williams from Fun City Youth
2/22/20Habitat For Humanity Pancake Day, detail to come
2/24/20Gay Litteken from Mary Lee Johnston Community Learning Center
3/2/20Lottie Creasy from CPS Motor Lab at Rock Bridge Elementary School
3/9/20Cheryl Howard from Nora Stewart Early Learning Center
3/14/20Coyote Hill Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast at Memorial Baptist Church from 7:30 -12:00
3/16/20Peter Stipleman, Superintendent for the Columbia Public School
3/21/20Kiwanis Club Pancake Day at Columbia College from 7 am to 12 pm
3/23/20 Charles Koening from CPS Stem Program
3/30/20Elizabeth Eichenberger from True North of Columbia
4/6/20Linda Schust from Jabberwocky Studio
4/20/20Darin Preis Executive Director from Central Missouri Community Action
4/27/20Bruce Yong from CMSE-Giving Gardens
5/4/20Jessica Muller from Great Circle

Adjourn with the Creed:   1 p.m.

Optimistically Yours,

The Weekly Bulletin

Monday,  February 10,  2020

Attendee:    club members present  13

Call to order: President, Mary Dewey at    12:05 p.m.

Invocation: Red

Pledge: Jake Jolley

Introduction of Guests and New and Old Members (who have been gone)

none

Welcome any new or returning members

none

Birthdays and Anniversaries

none

Mystery Person:  

None today

Sign In or Pay the Pig:  

none

President Announcements

Food Bank:  Jim Murphy, Carl Scott, and Larry Fick.    Packaged cereal, buddy packs

Board Meeting next Thursday, February 20 at 6:00 pm at the Club House.  Two fundings, Xmas tree order

Soap Box Derby update: Rick McKernan
Evan Schilling is serving as Derby Director this year.  Most prior drivers have been contacted with good response.  There will be cars available.  

Computer Give Away: Rick McKerman: 50 Computers will be delivered on Wednesday, February 26.   Thursday, February 27 will be cleanup and hooking up the computers (4-6 p.m.). Additional help would be appreciated. Friday February 28 will be used to address any issues discovered on Thursday.   Saturday, February 29 computers will be given to selected recipients. Sign up sheet will be going around next week.  The Sheriffs department will again give internet safety presentation.  

Boys and Girls Club Chili Cook Off: Will be on Saturday, February 15. Scott Stager has a signup sheet for anyone able to help with cooking, serving the chili, or cleaning up.  

Scott reports that the following help is needed:
o 8:30 to noon – five people to do the prep and cooking
o noon to 2 p.m. just a couple to hold down the fort and monitor the cooking chili
o 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Five or Six people to serve chili
o 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Clean up and haul stuff back to clubhouse.  4-5 folks would be helpful.  We could use another person for this shift.  

Anyone who can help is asked to contact Scott at 573-474-5955 (H), or 573-424-4764 (cell), or stagers@missouri.edu

Table easel need has been satisfied – existing ones stored upstairs in clubhouse will be adequate

Jake Jolley mentioned that B&G club is opening 4th location at Blue Ridge school.  After school program on site.  50 capacity.  

CYBA game times: 3rd grade boys team coached by Lyman plays at 10:00 am at  Beulah Ralph  Elementary School this Saturday 2/15  and 7th/8th grade boys team coached by Tatum plays at 12:00 pm at the Columbia Sports Field house.

2nd Qtr East Missouri Conference: Will be held in Columbia on Friday, February 21 and 22 at the Drury Inn which is next to TGI Friday Restaurant.
o They will be collecting socks for homeless kids in the Columbia area
o Mary is in charge of Friday night activity – She is planning a Murder Mystery event.

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Announcements from the Floor:  

Todays Speaker:    Lawrence Simonson from PedNet (Pedestrain and Pedaling Network)

Website: https://pednet.org

Following taken from their website

PedNet Coalition (pedestrian and pedaling network) is a nonprofit organization based in Columbia, Missouri. We work to build strong communities that are walk able, bike able, accessible, and have thriving public transit systems. We advocate for policies and infrastructure that ensure the transportation system is safe and convenient for everyone.

Mission

PedNets mission is to provide walking, biking, and transit solutions to meet peoples everyday transportation needs.

Vision

PedNets vision is towns built for people, where its easy to walk, bike, and ride transit, and everyone can get where they want to go.

2000: PedNet Coalition founded on Earth Day
2002: First Bike, Walk and Wheel Week held in Columbia with 750 participants
2003: PedNets first Walking School Bus pilot program began
2004: Successfully advocated for a Complete Streets policy in Columbia to ensure safe access for all travel modes on all new streets the first Complete Streets policy passed in the state of Missouri, and one of the first in the country
2005: Helped pass a $3.5 million sales tax for sidewalks around schools
2006: Hired as a 4-year sub-contractor to the City of Columbias GetAbout Columbia program through their $28 million federal Non-Motorized Transportation Pilot Program grant
2009: Bike, Walk and Wheel Week held in Columbia with over 5,400 participants
2010: Offered first Lose the Training Wheels program for children with disabilities
2011: Established the Columbians for Modern, Efficient Transit (CoMET) campaign goal of expanded and improved public transit services
2013: PedNets first Walking Bus Stop summer pilot program began

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End of website extract

Lawrence passed out a brochure which contains their 2019 annual report.  It is well organized and thorough.  It is available on their website under the Contacts tab, or copies can be picked up at their office.  It contains short bios of their staff and list some of the activities in which they participate.  Their current office site is 201 W. Broadway, Building 3, Suite B,  Phone 573.999.9894.  

As noted above Pednet has been around for 20 years.  Over time they have changed and there is some misconceptions on what they do.  They started as trails advocate but has evolved beyond trails.  They advocate for all aspects of transportation infrastructure.

They have a staff of five – going to seven in March.  They are moving offices to larger space.  

They believe transportation can be improved by proper planning and design.  Pedestrian, bike, public transportation are all involved with improved transportation.  Improving design will help all including auto transportation.  

Plans they worked on are listed in  the annual report brochure

They are not direct service agency, but an advocacy organization lobbying for good.  They lobby for long range benefits in the community.  

They do some work outside the immediate community

They work hard to avoid mission creep always maintaining a tight focus on their core mission.  They are advocates not activists.  

The Rock Island trail completion will make Missouris  rail to trail the largest in the world.  

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UPCOMING SPEAKER/EVENTS

2/15/20 Boy’s and Girl’s Club Chili Cook-off at the Holiday Inn Expo Center
​​Kidsfrist Optimist Club Trivia Night and Chili Cook-off from 6:00 pm starting the chili and

​​7:00 starts the Trivia Contest

2/17/20Bonnie Yantzi and Phil Williams from Fun City Youth
2/22/20Habitat For Humanity Pancake Day, detail to come
2/24/20Gay Litteken from Mary Lee Johnston Community Learning Center
3/2/20Lottie Creasy from CPS Motor Lab at Rock Bridge Elementary School
3/9/20Cheryl Howard from Nora Stewart Early Learning Center
3/14/20Coyote Hill Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast at Memorial Baptist Church from 7:30 -12:00
3/16/20Peter Stipleman, Superintendent for the Columbia Public School
3/21/20Kiwanis Club Pancake Day at Columbia College from 7 am to 12 pm
3/23/20 Charles Koening from CPS Stem Program
3/30/20Elizabeth Eichenberger from True North of Columbia
4/6/20Linda Schust from Jabberwocky Studio
4/20/20Darin Preis Executive Director from Central Missouri Community Action
4/27/20Bruce Yong from CMSE-Giving Gardens
5/4/20Jessica Muller from Great Circle

Adjourn with the Creed:   1 p.m.

Optimistically Yours,

Mary Dewey, President

Prepared by Scott Stager

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Mary Dewey, President

Prepared by Scott Stager

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02.03.2020 Weekly Bulletin

The Weekly Bulletin

Monday, February 3, 2020

Attendee: club members present 13

Call to order: President, Mary Dewey at 12:03 pm

Invocation: Rick

Pledge: Cyrilla

Introduction of Guests and New and Old Members (who have been gone)

none

Welcome any new or returning members

none

Birthdays and Anniversaries

non

Mystery Person:

Larry picked Rick

Sign In or Pay the Pig:

Carl finally had his badge, but put in 4 quarters for the four quarters in yesterday Superbowl game.

President Announcements

· Food Bank: Jim Murphy, Carl Scott, and Larry Fick. Packaged cereal, removed shrink wrap on products destined for senior packs.

· Soap Box Derby update: Rick McKernan Evin Schilling will serve as Derby Director this year. Most prior drivers have been contacted with good response. There will be cars available. Organizational meeting this week of board.

· Computer Give Away: Rick McKerman: 50 Computers will be delivered on Wednesday, February 26. Thursday, February 27 will be cleanup and hooking up the computers (4-6 p.m.). Friday February 28 will be used to address any issues discovered on Thursday. Saturday, February 29 computers will be given to selected recipients. Sign up sheet will be going around next week. The Sheriff’s department will again give internet safety presentation.

· Boys and Girls Club Chili Cook Off: Will be on Saturday, February 15. Scott Stager has a signup sheet for anyone able to help with cooking, serving the chili, or cleaning up. Scott reports that the following help is needed:

o 8:30 to noon – five people to do the prep and cooking

o noon to 2 p.m. just a couple to hold down the fort and monitor the cooking chili

o 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Five or Six people to serve chili

o 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Clean up and haul stuff back to clubhouse. 4-5 folks would be helpful. We could use another person for this shift.

Anyone who can help is asked to contact Scott at 573-474-5955 (H), or 573-424-4764 (cell), or stagers@missouri.edu He also asked if anyone had a table easel to display last years 3rd place engraved cutting board. Additionally smaller stands for a couple of the photos would be nice. Mary says she can come up with an easel to hold the cutting board.

· Chili Cook Off at the Clubhouse: (Cancelled) This was scheduled for Thursday 02/06 but was cancelled because of only one chili’s offered and small signup to attend.

· CYBA game times: 3rd grade boys team coached by Lyman plays at 9:00 am at Battle Elementary School this Saturday 2/8 and 7th/8th grade boys team coached by Tatum has a bye week 2/8.

· 2nd Qtr East Missouri Conference: Will be held in Columbia on Friday, February 21 and 22 at the Drury Inn which is next to TGI Friday Restaurant.

o They will be collecting socks for homeless kids in the Columbia area

o Mary is in charge of Friday night activity – She is planning a Murder Mystery event.

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Announcements from the Floor:

A number of members reported having gone to the Midway and Ashland pancake feeds this past weekend.

Today’s Speaker:

Tim Haller from Big Muddy National Fish & Wildlife Refuge

website: http://www.fws.gov/refuge/big_muddy/

He will be talking about the wild land, fire fighting and helicopters

Tim is with the Fish and Wildlife Service. This is a federal department within the Department of Interior.

Their Office and Visitor Center is across the river near Booneville. Take the Woolridge exit (111) and go right to the north. Take a left almost immediately – not the direction of the Clydesdale farm. They have a public meeting room which is available for non profit groups. They have been in this new building for three years, but there is one last mile yet to be paved.

The land along the river managed by them belongs to the Corp of Engineers and was purchased in 1994 after the 1993 flood.

They manage 6400 acres in the immediate area. From St. Louis to Kansas City there are 20,000 acres under their management. There are an additional few small areas within the state but not adjacent to the river that they also manage.

They primarily manage land for wildlife. They even do prescribed burns to manage the land. There is one coming up if weather permits.

In addition to their daily duties employees of the Fish and Wildlife Services serve as wild fire firefighters. They receive regular training for this and are rated for physical abilities. They receive specialized training and are listed with specialties that are needed in wildfire firefighting. There is a national database of all personnel which lists their ratings. They are subject to immediate call to service whenever the need arises and and are required to report to wherever in the country they are needed.

Tim discussed some details on the logistics of getting people to fires as needed. It is quite a massive operation that can place fire fighting bases quickly whenever and wherever needed.

In addition to other qualifications Tim is qualified for helicopter service. He can provide support in helicopter firefighting. He had some slides and discussed how helicopters are used in wildfire suppression. He showed three sizes of helicopters that are used from small ones that handle only 3-4 people and maybe only 100 pounds of water up to the large Sikorsky sky cranes that carry very large water tanks. There was one photo of one of the big ones dropping a syphon into a water tank to suck up water to be dropped on a fire. Supplying water for these in remote areas can be a challenge sometimes requiring it be trucked in to pick up sites by tanker.

They perform wildland firefighting. They do not have structural qualifications. Structural firefighting is done by local properly trained firefighters with support from wildland firefighters.

UPCOMING SPEAKER/EVENTS

· 2/10/20 Lawrence Simonson from PedNet (Pedestrain and Pedaling Network)

· 2/15/20 Boy’s and Girl’s Club Chili Cook-off at the Holiday Inn Expo Center

· Kidsfrist Optimist Club Trivia Night and Chili Cook-off from 6:00 pm starting the chili and

7:00 starts the Trivia Contest

· 2/17/20 Bonnie Yantzi and Phil Williams from Fun City Youth

· 2/22/20 Habitat For Humanity Pancake Day, detail to come

· 2/24/20 Gay Litteken from Mary Lee Johnston Community Learning Center

· 3/2/20 Lottie Creasy from CPS Motor Lab at Rock Bridge Elementary School

· 3/9/20 Cheryl Howard from Nora Stewart Early Learning Center

· 3/14/20 Coyote Hill Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast at Memorial Baptist Church from 7:30 -12:00

· 3/16/20 Peter Stipleman, Superintendent for the Columbia Public School

· 3/21/20 Kiwanis Club Pancake Day at Columbia College from 7 am to 12 pm

· 3/23/20 Charles Koening from CPS Stem Program

· 3/30/20 Elizabeth Eichenberger from True North of Columbia

· 4/6/20 Linda Schust from Jabberwocky Studio

· 4/27/20 Bruce Yong from CMSE-Giving Gardens

· 5/4/20 Jessica Muller from Great Circle

Adjourn with the Creed: 1:04 p.m.

Optimistically Yours,

Mary Dewey, President

Prepared by Scott Stager

01.27.2020 Weekly Bulletin

The Weekly Bulletin

Monday, January 27, 2020

 

Attendee:    club members present  13

 

Call to order: President, Mary Dewey at   12:03   pm

 

Invocation: Rick McKeman

             

Pledge: Carl Scott

 

Introduction of Guests and New and Old Members (who have been gone)

 

none

 

Welcome any new or returning members

 

none

 

Birthdays and Anniversaries

 

Kansas Day 1/29 – Rick wanted to celebrate.  He asked if anyone knew the exact date when Missouri became a state.  Someone replied Tuesday.

 

Mystery Person:

 

Bonnie – picked C.O.

 

Sign In or Pay the Pig:

 

  • Carl – 50 yrs ago Chiefs won Super Bowl.
  • Rick- badge, and on TV with story of upcoming Computer Give away.
  • Scott – Ronald McDonald newsletter spot with picture.
  • Mary last week in City newsletter.

 

President Announcements

 

  • I would like to Thank everyone who came out last Monday in the snow for our make up Holiday Party. We had a great turn out.

 

  • We had four funding at our Board meeting on Thursday, January 16. They were
  • CYBA League of $300.00 for our two team we sponsored
  • Jr Achievement: We didn’t fund not enough information.
  • Big Tree Volleyball Club: $250
  • Big Brother and Big Sister: $2100

 

  • Food Bank: Jim Murphy, Carl Scott, and Larry Fick.  Buddy Packs (week before last)

 

  • Soap Box Derby update: Rick McKernan
    Evin Schilling will serve as Derby Director this year. Most prior drivers have been contacted with good response.  There will be cars available.

 

  • Computer Give Away: Rick McKerman 50 Computers delivered on Wednesday, February 26. Thursday, February 27 will be cleanup and hooking up the computers. Friday February 28 will be used to address any issues discovered on Thursday.  Saturday, February 29 computer will be given to selected recipients. Sign up sheet will be going around next week.  The Sheriff’s department will again give internet safety presentation.

 

  • Boys and Girls Club Chili Cook Off: Will be on Saturday, February 15. Scott Stager has a signup sheet for anyone willing to help with cooking or serving  the chili.

    Scott reports that the following help is needed:

    • 8:30 to noon – five people to do the prep and cooking
    • noon to 2 p.m. just a couple to hold down the fort and monitor the cooking chili
    • 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Five or Six people to serve chili
    • 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Clean up and haul stuff back to clubhouse.  4-5 folks would be helpful.

      Anyone who can help is asked to contact Scott at 573-474-5955 (H), or 573-424-4764 (cell), or stagers@missouri.edu

      He also asked if anyone had a table easel to display last years 3rd place engraved cutting board.  Additionally smaller stands for a couple of the photos would be nice.  Mary says she can come up with an easel to hold the cutting board.

 

  • Chili Cook Off at the Clubhouse: Steve Winter will be out from his knee surgery.  Kelly Schilling has stepped up to put this together.   Cook off will be held on Thursday, February 6 (Optimist Day) at the Clubhouse – 6 p.m.  Cost is $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for kids. If you bring Chili you eat for FREE. We need 6-8 people to make chili. Larry will start taking money and names of who is going to bring Chili today.

 

  • CYBA game times: 3rd grade boys team coached by Lyman plays at 8:00 am at Battle Elementary School this Saturday 2/1 and 7th/8th grade boys team coached by Tatum plays the same day at 9:00 am at the Sports Field House.

 

  • 2nd Qtr East Missouri Conference: Will be held in Columbia on Friday, February 21 and 22 at the Drury Inn which is next to TGI Friday Resta
    • They will be collecting socks for homeless kids in the Columbia area
    • Mary is in charge of Friday night activity – She is planning a Murder Mystery event.

 

  • Mary got lumber donated from LA Crosse Lumber to fix up the broken tree stands. We will be building them this spring or summer.

 

Announcements from the Floor:

 

 

Today’s Speaker:    

 

JoNette Weaver from Meals on Wheels

She started by thanking us for what we do in the community.

 

She is a retired Elementary Teacher/Principal.  She is the fund raising and volunteer coordinator.  She has lived 47 years in Columbia

 

Many years some local folks felt there was a need for providing meals to seniors or others who were homebound or unable to provide meals for themselves.  Meals on wheels started at what was the Calvary Baptist church activities building.

 

21 years ago they began searching for a partner and found a great one in the VA hospital.  VA already was producing meals for the hospital and had both facilities and personal who could prepare large quantities of meals.  In addition VA can get the food ingredients at government  rates and have registered dietician on site to ensure the meals are well balanced.  Meals on Wheels has contracted with them to do all the meal planning and creation. Meals are delivered by large group of volunteers.

 

Meals on Wheels is a non profit, have no federal involvement so no federal oversight or complications of funding suspensions.  This gives them much more flexibility in their operation.

 

There are three criteria  for qualifying to receive Meals on Wheels.  Satisfying any single one of them makes someone eligible.

 

  • Age >= 70
  • Recent hospitalization to help heal better
  • Chronic illness or disability.

 

They are members of a national group, but there is no funding or criteria coming down.  Each local group determines their own funding method.

 

Someone can call and get meals as soon as the next day.

 

Meals consist of a box dinner with three components

entree

carbs

vegetable

Today for example the meal consisted of Taco, rice, and green beans plus a beverage

 

The maximum price anyone pays is between $5-6.  There are subsidies for low income which are supported by fund raising.  80%  of recipients do get help with funding.

 

Evening box dinners are available.  They usually consist of old cuts, jello or something similar.  30% of recipients get the box dinner.  They pay the same price for it as main dinner.

 

In addition to M-F meals, 35 meals go out Fridays for weekends.  Last Friday was particularly difficult  because of the bad weather.  They did 3 emergency deliveries in snow last weekend.

 

Recipients can sign up for as few as 3 days a week.

 

Over 100 volunteers help out in a typical week.  They head in 21 directions from the VA.  There is lots of training and volunteers need to be flexible, There were 197 active volunteers last year who provided over 11,000 hours of service.

 

They have a number of college student volunteers – 10 per semester who juggle schedules and drive on a weekly basis.   There are a couple of home school Moms who bring their children along which is a big hit with recipients.

 

Each volunteer makes 3-10 stops with an average 125 meals delivered per day.

 

An added benefit is that drivers can watch for problems and emergency contacts can be notified when necessary.

 

Funding:

  1. Client sliding fee scale.
  2. Fund raising – April Big Wheels partnership with Panera. $10 for a meal with $5 going back to Meals on Wheels.  These are sold to businesses with 4000 sold last time.  There is sometimes a fall fundraiser.
  3. COMO
  4. Grants from agencies, foundations and private companies like Veterans United.

 

At the present time their radius of coverage is within the city limits of Columbia.  They have a goal for 2020 to get to Ashland where there is currently no senior food service.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UPCOMING SPEAKER/EVENTS

 

  • 2/1/20 Ashland  and Midway Optimist Club Pancake Breakfast from 6 am to 1 pm
  • 2/3/20 Tim Haller from Big Muddy National Fish & Wildlife Refuge
  • 2/10/20 Lawrence Simonson from PedNet (Pedestrain and Pedaling Network)
  • 2/15/20 Boy’s and Girl’s Club Chili Cook-off at the Holiday Inn Expo Center
  • Kidsfrist Optimist Club Trivia Night and Chili Cook-off from 6:00 pm starting the chili and

                  7:00 starts the Trivia Contest

  • 2/17/20 Bonnie Yantzi and Phil Williams from Fun City Youth
  • 2/22/20 Habitat Humanity Pancake Day for detail to come
  • 2/24/20 Gay Litteken from Mary Lee Johnston Community Learning Center
  • 3/2/20 Lottie Creasy from CPS Motor Lab at Rock Bridge Elementary School
  • 3/9/20 Cheryl Howard from Nora Stewart Early Learning Center
  • 3/14/20 Coyote Hill Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast at Memorial Baptist Church from 7:30 -12:00
  • 3/16/20 Peter Stipleman, Superintendent for the Columbia Public School
  • 3/21/20 Kiwanis Club Pancake Day at Columbia College from 7 am to 12 pm
  • 3/23/20 Charles Koening from CPS Stem Program
  • 3/30/20 Elizabeth Eichenberger from True North of Columbia
  • 4/6/20 Linda Schust from Jabberwocky Studio
  • 4/27/20 Bruce Yong from CMSE-Giving Gardens
  • 5/4/20 Jessica Muller from Great Circle

 

Adjourn with the Creed:  12:57 p.m.

 

Optimistically Yours,

 

Mary Dewey, President

 

Prepared by Scott Stager