2014 Constitution Project

September 19, 2014

Whitney PayneDeputy Communications CounselSupreme Court of Missouri(573) 751-0418

The 2014 Constitution Project Officially Kicks Off in Jefferson City

Nearly 200 students of 12 schools selected from across the state gathered at the state capitol September 17, 2014, also known as Constitution Day, for kickoff festivities for the 2014 Constitution Project.

The students cheered from their seats in the House of Representatives chamber as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri Mary Russell slammed the gavel from the dais and officially declared the project begun."The Constitution is a great gift that has been given to you," Judge Russell reminded the students. "We are so proud of you for your commitment to our Constitution and to our nation."

Cardinal-Ritter College Preparatory High School in St. Louis, Clayton High School in Clayton, Park Hills Central High School in Park Hills; Washington High School in Washington; Dixon High School in Dixon, Father Tolton Regional Catholic High School in Columbia, Helias Catholic High School in Jefferson City; St. James High School in St. James; Houston High School in Houston, Logan-Rogersville High School in Rogersville, Nixa High School in Nixa and West Plains High School in West Plains were selected as the competitors in this years' project. The students with assistance from organizations such as the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri Sheriff's Association, Missouri Police Chiefs Association, Missouri Press Association, Missouri Broadcasters Association and The Missouri Bar will compete in projects related to the disciplines of journalism, crime scene investigation, trial advocacy and multi-media. ... continued...

 
 

Insurance Providers Join Forces

January 9, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT:Monte ShieldsKeane Insurance Group, Inc.314.966.7733monteshields@keanegroup.comwww.keanegroup.com The Keane Insurance Group and Tom McNeill Combine Forces to Provide Medical Malpractice Solutions in Missouri and Kansas ST. LOUIS, MO (January 9, 2014) - The Keane Insurance Group is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Tom McNeill, former COO of MSMA Insurance Agency, to add a higher level of service to its team of healthcare specialists in Missouri and Kansas. The move combines the two largest players in the area's medical malpractice insurance market. McNeill, a veteran in medical malpractice insurance sales, brings 33 years of experience in healthcare to the Keane Group. McNeill's experience and Keane's size and strength will provide greater service to existing physician clients as well as broaden the scope of resources available to all physicians in the region. McNeill comes to the Keane Group after serving as an independent broker and COO of the MSMA Insurance Agency for 10 years, where he built a book of business from the ground up, growing the business from $1,000,000 in annual written premium up to over $12,000,000 annually. He assisted in the launch of the MSMA Insurance Agency and was responsible for the agency budget, managing the sales force, and servicing a book of business. Previously McNeill served in hospital operations and management as well as physician group practice management roles. His extensive healthcare background gives him a unique understanding of the needs of both hospitals and physicians. In the last few years the Keane Group has been expanding its services to... continued...
 
 

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April 3, 2013

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MO Children's Agency One of Five National Winners of $100,000 Grant for Strategic Planning

December 11, 2012

For more information, please contact:                                                                                                             Marie McGeehan                                                                                                                                              Great Circle                                                                                                                                                    T: 314-256-4902... continued...

 
 

Holiday Comedy at Center for Arts

November 30, 2012

In an effort to raise funds for the newly formed Lindenwood University Arts Endowment, Lindenwood's J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts will feature the holiday comedy Three Redneck Tenors Christmas SPEC-TAC-YULE-AR on the stage of the Bezemes Family Theater at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 18, 2012. All proceeds will benefit the endowment, which in turn supports the cultural enrichment of the Greater St. Louis Area and the education and scholarship of Lindenwood University's Fine and Performing Arts students.Complete news release belowFROM: Missouri Press Flash News ServiceTO: News DeskNovember 30, 2012Note: This Flash News! item is being distributed by Missouri Press Service. MPS is not the source of the news. If you need further information or verification, contact the person listed in the news release, do not "reply" to this message.-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------For immediate release:November 30, 2012Contact: Chad SniderDirector of MarketingJ. Scheidegger Center for the Arts636-949-4512csnider@lindenwood.eduLindenwood's J. Scheidegger Center for the Artsto Feature the Three Redneck TenorsChristmas SPEC-TAC-YULE-ARSt. Charles, Mo.—In an effort to raise funds for the newly formed Lindenwood University Arts Endowment, Lindenwood's J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts will feature the holiday comedy Three Redneck Tenors Christmas SPEC-TAC-YULE-AR on the stage of the Bezemes Family Theater at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 18, 2012. All proceeds will benefit the endowment, which in turn supports the cultural enrichment of the Greater St. Louis Area and the education and scholarship of Lindenwood University's Fine and Performing Arts... continued...
 
 



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