Legislators Endorse Amendment 2

July 23, 2012

A group of nearly 80 Missouri state legislators have announced their endorsement of Amendment 2, the proposed constitutional amendment on the August 7th ballot protecting the right to pray.Complete news release belowFROM: Missouri Press Flash News! ServiceTO: News DeskJuly 23, 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.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Missouri Family Policy CouncilA Voice for Truth for Missouri FamiliesFor Immediate Release: July 23, 2012State Legislators AnnounceEndorsement of Amendment 2A group of nearly 80 Missouri state legislators have announced their endorsement of Amendment 2, the proposed constitutional amendment on the August 7th ballot protecting the right to pray.  13 state senators and 66 state representatives have gone on record with a formal endorsement of the Missouri Prayer Amendment.Amendment 2 would make it clear that children have the right to pray on a voluntary basis in the public schools.  The proposal also clarifies that citizens have the right to pray and acknowledge God in public settings and on public property.  The Amendment also safeguards the right of elected officials to have invocations before public meetings.The subject of government invocations is the focus of a current lawsuit filed against the County Commission in Franklin County.  The American Civil Liberties Union has filed suit in federal district court seeking to prohibit Franklin County commissioners from... continued...
 
 

Show-Me State Games

June 25, 2012

In less than one month, thousands of Missourians will travel to Columbia to take part in the 28th annual Show-Me State Games.  The Games is still accepting entries for its more than 40 different events, but the registration deadline for many sports is July 6.Complete news release belowFROM: Missouri Press Flash News! ServiceTO: News DeskJune 25, 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.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Show-Me State Games still accepting registration for all eventsLargest state games in the nation will kick off with Opening Ceremonies on July 20 Columbia, Mo. (June 25, 2012) - In less than one month, thousands of Missourians will travel to Columbia to take part in the 28th annual Show-Me State Games.  The Games is still accepting entries for its more than 40 different events, but the registration deadline for many sports is July 6. The 2012 Games will take place from Friday, July 20, to Sunday, July 22, and will conclude the following weekend from July 27 through July 29.  The deadline to register for most team sports is July 6, but many individual sports such as powerlifting, wrestling, 5K/10K road race, triathlon, martial arts, cycling and miniature golf accept registration up until the event start day.  More information is available at www.smsg.org. The Games will officially begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 20, with the Audrey Walton Opening Ceremonies at the University of... continued...
 
 

Wetlands Reserve Enhancement Program

June 6, 2012

Owners of land along the Mississippi River in southeastern Missouri may be eligible for financial and technical assistance with increasing bottomland forest acreage and enhancing water quality under the Wetlands Reserve Enhancement Program (WREP), part of the Wetlands Reserve Program.Complete news release belowFROM: Missouri Press Flash News! ServiceTO: News DeskJune 5, 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.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------NewsDate: June 5, 2012FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia ContactMississippi River Trust: Alyene Boyles, 662-820-0845; aboyles@wildlifemiss.orgWETLANDS PROGRAM SIGN-UP ENDS JUNE 18Owners of land along the Mississippi River in southeastern Missouri may be eligible for financial and technical assistance with increasing bottomland forest acreage and enhancing water quality under the Wetlands Reserve Enhancement Program (WREP), part of the Wetlands Reserve Program. Eligible land is between the Mississippi River and the river's primary levees. These lands are called "batture" lands and are in the river's active floodplain.Landowners enrolling in the voluntary WREP in Missouri can receive up to $3,325 per acre for placing an easement on the land.When fully implemented, the program will reduce sediment and nutrients entering waterways, decrease flooding, and improve bird and fish habitat in six states.Mississippi River Trust will manage the program in partnership with the Lower Mississippi River... continued...
 
 

Columbia Magazine's Annual Food and Wine Festival

April 24, 2012

You don't need to fly to Europe for Fettuccini Tartufate ai Funghi and a glass of perfectly paired Italian wine. Make the short drive instead to Columbia for Inside Columbia magazine's annual Wine & Food Festival (May 14–19, 2012). The six-day event features more than 400 world-class wines as it brings together the area's best chefs — and winemakers from around the world — for an experience that transcends the boundaries of "Collegetown, USA." Complete news release belowFROM: Missouri Press Flash News! ServiceTO: News DeskApril 23, 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.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Inside Columbia magazine47 E. BroadwayColumbia, MO 65203573-442-1430April 23, 2012For Immediate ReleaseColumbia Wine Festival To Feature 400 World-Class WinesCOLUMBIA, Mo. — You don't need to fly to Europe for Fettuccini Tartufate ai Funghi and a glass of perfectly paired Italian wine. Make the short drive instead to Columbia for Inside Columbia magazine's annual Wine & Food Festival (May 14–19, 2012). The six-day event features more than 400 world-class wines as it brings together the area's best chefs — and winemakers from around the world — for an experience that transcends the boundaries of "Collegetown, USA."The week kicks off with Wine & Art, followed by three days of multicourse dinners. The festival culminates with weekend fun at The Grand Tasting... continued...
 
 

Jerry Taylor recognized at White House's Champions of Change

April 24, 2012

On Thursday, April 19th, Jerry Taylor was one of nine individuals honored at the White House as Champions of Change for advancing new ideas that are leading the way to a clean energy future and an economy that's built to last. Complete news release belowFROM: Missouri Press Flash News! ServiceTO: News DeskApril 24, 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.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------PRESS RELEASEApril 24, 2012Contact:Tom May, Director of Public RelationsMFA Oil Company573-876-0311 or 573-819-1515tmay@mfaoil.comWhite House Highlights Jerry Tayloras a "Champion of Change" for His Effortsto Advance Innovations in Renewable EnergyWASHINGTON, DC – On Thursday, April 19th, Jerry Taylor was one of nine individuals honored at the White House as Champions of Change for advancing new ideas that are leading the way to a clean energy future and an economy that's built to last."Supporting homegrown sources of renewable energy is a key part of the President's all-of-the-above energy strategy to create jobs, reduce our dependence on foreign oil, and strengthen national security," said Nancy Sutley, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality. "The leaders we've selected as Champions of Change are helping to grow our economy, reduce pollution in our communities, and position America as a world leader in clean energy."The Champions of Change program was created as a part of President Obama's... continued...
 
 



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