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The Missouri Press Foundation is managed by a board of directors with officers chosen by members of the board. The Foundation office is in the Missouri Press Building, 802 Locust St., Columbia, MO 65201; phone 573-449-4167.

Missouri Press Foundation Board of Directors, 2012-2013

President: Mrs. Betty Spaar, Odessa
First Vice President: Wendell Lenhart, Trenton
Second Vice President: Kirk Powell, Pleasant Hill
Secretary/Treasurer: Doug Crews, Columbia


R.B. Smith III, Lebanon                                                                     James Sterling, Columbia
Edward Steele, Columbia
Dane Vernon, Eldon
Vicki Russell, Columbia
Bill Miller, Sr., Washington
Tom Miller, Washington
Chuck Haney, Chillicothe                                                                   Dave Berry, Bolivar

Directors Emeritus:
Mrs. Wanda Brown, Raymore
Wallace Vernon, Eldon
Rogers Hewitt, Shelbyville


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Thursday April 17th

Have you checked out MPA's April magazine? Link

Friday April 11th

Happy 73rd birthday to journalist and columnist Ellen Goodman! Goodman won the Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Commentary in 1980 and has spent her life documenting social change and its impact on American society. Photo courtesy of washingtonpost. Link

Wednesday April 9th

It's not too late to register for the Missouri Advertising Managers Annual Meeting! Registration is open until Friday. We'd love to have you! Link



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Friday April 18th


Have you checked out MPA's April magazine? #MPA #journalism #missourijournalism
Thursday April 17th


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Thursday April 17th


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Wednesday April 16th