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  1. Apr
    15
    Fri

    1. Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
      9:45 am – 10:45 am

      Van-Far will be holding a Mock Accident on Friday, April 15 at around 9:45 a.m. at the high school for grades 7-12. The students will be making the 9-1-1 call in the morning. The Mock Accident will be held in the bus loop site at the school.
      Participating agencies will be Vandalia Auto Sales, Van-Far Ambulance District, Farber Fire Department, Vandalia Fire Department, Staff of Life helicopter, and Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Scott White of Troop F. Sgt. White will present a program following the docu-drama in the gym. Parents may have students opt out of one or both presentations due to them being graphic.
      The event is being held through the direction of Kathy Allen, Van-Far nurse, and Jeff Scrogin, SRO Officer.

      Agenda

      1. Apr
        15
        Fri

        1. Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
          9:45 am – 10:45 am

          Van-Far will be holding a Mock Accident on Friday, April 15 at around 9:45 a.m. at the high school for grades 7-12. The students will be making the 9-1-1 call in the morning. The Mock Accident will be held in the bus loop site at the school.
          Participating agencies will be Vandalia Auto Sales, Van-Far Ambulance District, Farber Fire Department, Vandalia Fire Department, Staff of Life helicopter, and Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Scott White of Troop F. Sgt. White will present a program following the docu-drama in the gym. Parents may have students opt out of one or both presentations due to them being graphic.
          The event is being held through the direction of Kathy Allen, Van-Far nurse, and Jeff Scrogin, SRO Officer.

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          9:45 am
          Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
      2. Apr
        16
        Sat

        1. Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
          5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

          The Second Annual Laddonia Athletic Association Bingo Night will be on April 16 at Robnett Crop Insurance, south building, in Laddonia, Mo. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6 p.m. featuring 20 games for $20 and door prizes. Raffle tickets will be available for $1 each or 6 for $5. Winners will receive Pampered Chef, Longaberger Baskets, 31, Initials, Scentsy or other gift cards up for grabs. Proceeds will be used for the Annual Fourth of July Celebration.

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          5:00 pm
          Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
      3. Apr
        22
        Fri

        1. Martinsburg Cruise Night
          5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

          Rev up those engines; it’s time for the 13th Annual Martinsburg Cruise Night! This year’s festivities will be held rain or shine on Friday, April 22 from 5-8 p.m.
          The annual car show fundraiser brings together car and motorcycle enthusiasts, plus raises money for the upkeep of the Martinsburg Community Room/Branch Library as well as various other community undertakings.
          This event is a crowd favorite with trophies awarded to Best Car, Truck, Motorcycle, Antique, Race car, Street Rod, Muscle Car, Roadster, and Best of Show.
          Music Express is providing DJ and music services. In case car enthusiasts need a pit stop, concessions will be served by Martinsburg Area Community Betterment. Commemorative T-shirts will be available for $15.
          The Community Betterment organization hopes attendees stop by to enjoy an evening of cars, food, music, and friends.

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          5:00 pm
          Martinsburg Cruise Night
      4. Apr
        23
        Sat

        1. VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
          9:00 am – 10:00 am

          The Vandalia Area Historical Society will meet on Saturday, April 23 at 9 a.m. in the Genealogy Research Library on Main St. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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          9:00 am
          VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
      5. Apr
        24
        Sun

        1. Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
          2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

          Enjoy Wild Flower Walks at Scattering Fork Outdoor Center on Sunday, April 24 from 2-4:30 p.m.
          Walk the trails and enjoy masses of blooming wild flowers. Taste violet jelly and five other homemade wild jellies. Learn how to create a container garden taught by the Garden Club. Play Wildflower Bingo and go on a Woods Scavenger Hunt. Make, plant, and take a paper grow pot. This is a free activity with donations encouraged for families, singles,  and friends. All are welcome. Call Director Laura Worstell 573-581-3003 for directions.

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          2:00 pm
          Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
      6. Apr
        26
        Tue

        1. Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
          11:30 am – 1:00 pm

          SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Audrain will host a free lunch and learn on “Outpatient Solutions to Common Orthopedic Problems” on Tuesday, April 26, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Jansen Auditorium, 620 East Monroe St., in Mexico.
          Dr. Rick White and Carrie Lucas, FNP, with SSM Health Orthopedics will cover carpal tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff tears, and disorders of the shoulder as well as causes of knee pain and more.
          Dr. White is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and general orthopedics. He attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Missouri. After residency, he completed a one-year fellowship in sports medicine at Baylor Sports Medicine Institute in Houston, Texas, where he was actively involved in the care of athletes on the Houston Astros baseball team, the Houston Texans National Football League team, and with the athletes from the University of Houston. Dr. White is board certified in orthopedics, has a subspecialty certification in sports medicine, and treats disorders of the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, and wrist. He specializes in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery.
          Reservations are required by April 22 and space is limited. Please call 1-844-SSM-WELL or register online at ssmhealthmidmo.com.

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          11:30 am
          Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
      7. Apr
        28
        Thu

        1. C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
          6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

          The next C.A.T. (Citizens Action Team) meeting is scheduled for April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Lange Building located at 109 East Park Street. Citizens are encouraged to attend to speak with officers reference questions or concerns.

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          6:00 pm
          C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
      8. Apr
        29
        Fri

        1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
          5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

          The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
          There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
          • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
          • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
          The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
          The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
          Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
          To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
          “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
          The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

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          5:30 pm
          Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      9. Apr
        30
        Sat

        1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
          8:00 am – 12:00 pm

          The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
          There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
          • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
          • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
          The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
          The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
          Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
          To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
          “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
          The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

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          8:00 am
          Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      10. May
        1
        Sun

        1. “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
          1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

          The Audrain County Humane Society will host “Paws in the Park” on Sunday, May 1 from 1-4 p.m.
          Events include a pet costumes show and dog walk and parade. There will also be Dance Drill teams, a pet photo booth, dog nail trimming and pet tag engraving, games for the kids, face painting, treats for dogs, raffles, free bottled water and snacks, treats for dogs, and raffles. All the proceeds go to the Audrain County Humane Society.

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          1:00 pm
          “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
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      9:45 am
      Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
  2. Apr
    16
    Sat

    1. Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
      5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Second Annual Laddonia Athletic Association Bingo Night will be on April 16 at Robnett Crop Insurance, south building, in Laddonia, Mo. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6 p.m. featuring 20 games for $20 and door prizes. Raffle tickets will be available for $1 each or 6 for $5. Winners will receive Pampered Chef, Longaberger Baskets, 31, Initials, Scentsy or other gift cards up for grabs. Proceeds will be used for the Annual Fourth of July Celebration.

      Agenda

      1. Apr
        15
        Fri

        1. Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
          9:45 am – 10:45 am

          Van-Far will be holding a Mock Accident on Friday, April 15 at around 9:45 a.m. at the high school for grades 7-12. The students will be making the 9-1-1 call in the morning. The Mock Accident will be held in the bus loop site at the school.
          Participating agencies will be Vandalia Auto Sales, Van-Far Ambulance District, Farber Fire Department, Vandalia Fire Department, Staff of Life helicopter, and Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Scott White of Troop F. Sgt. White will present a program following the docu-drama in the gym. Parents may have students opt out of one or both presentations due to them being graphic.
          The event is being held through the direction of Kathy Allen, Van-Far nurse, and Jeff Scrogin, SRO Officer.

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          9:45 am
          Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
      2. Apr
        16
        Sat

        1. Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
          5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

          The Second Annual Laddonia Athletic Association Bingo Night will be on April 16 at Robnett Crop Insurance, south building, in Laddonia, Mo. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6 p.m. featuring 20 games for $20 and door prizes. Raffle tickets will be available for $1 each or 6 for $5. Winners will receive Pampered Chef, Longaberger Baskets, 31, Initials, Scentsy or other gift cards up for grabs. Proceeds will be used for the Annual Fourth of July Celebration.

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          5:00 pm
          Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
      3. Apr
        22
        Fri

        1. Martinsburg Cruise Night
          5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

          Rev up those engines; it’s time for the 13th Annual Martinsburg Cruise Night! This year’s festivities will be held rain or shine on Friday, April 22 from 5-8 p.m.
          The annual car show fundraiser brings together car and motorcycle enthusiasts, plus raises money for the upkeep of the Martinsburg Community Room/Branch Library as well as various other community undertakings.
          This event is a crowd favorite with trophies awarded to Best Car, Truck, Motorcycle, Antique, Race car, Street Rod, Muscle Car, Roadster, and Best of Show.
          Music Express is providing DJ and music services. In case car enthusiasts need a pit stop, concessions will be served by Martinsburg Area Community Betterment. Commemorative T-shirts will be available for $15.
          The Community Betterment organization hopes attendees stop by to enjoy an evening of cars, food, music, and friends.

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          5:00 pm
          Martinsburg Cruise Night
      4. Apr
        23
        Sat

        1. VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
          9:00 am – 10:00 am

          The Vandalia Area Historical Society will meet on Saturday, April 23 at 9 a.m. in the Genealogy Research Library on Main St. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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          9:00 am
          VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
      5. Apr
        24
        Sun

        1. Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
          2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

          Enjoy Wild Flower Walks at Scattering Fork Outdoor Center on Sunday, April 24 from 2-4:30 p.m.
          Walk the trails and enjoy masses of blooming wild flowers. Taste violet jelly and five other homemade wild jellies. Learn how to create a container garden taught by the Garden Club. Play Wildflower Bingo and go on a Woods Scavenger Hunt. Make, plant, and take a paper grow pot. This is a free activity with donations encouraged for families, singles,  and friends. All are welcome. Call Director Laura Worstell 573-581-3003 for directions.

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          2:00 pm
          Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
      6. Apr
        26
        Tue

        1. Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
          11:30 am – 1:00 pm

          SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Audrain will host a free lunch and learn on “Outpatient Solutions to Common Orthopedic Problems” on Tuesday, April 26, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Jansen Auditorium, 620 East Monroe St., in Mexico.
          Dr. Rick White and Carrie Lucas, FNP, with SSM Health Orthopedics will cover carpal tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff tears, and disorders of the shoulder as well as causes of knee pain and more.
          Dr. White is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and general orthopedics. He attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Missouri. After residency, he completed a one-year fellowship in sports medicine at Baylor Sports Medicine Institute in Houston, Texas, where he was actively involved in the care of athletes on the Houston Astros baseball team, the Houston Texans National Football League team, and with the athletes from the University of Houston. Dr. White is board certified in orthopedics, has a subspecialty certification in sports medicine, and treats disorders of the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, and wrist. He specializes in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery.
          Reservations are required by April 22 and space is limited. Please call 1-844-SSM-WELL or register online at ssmhealthmidmo.com.

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          11:30 am
          Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
      7. Apr
        28
        Thu

        1. C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
          6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

          The next C.A.T. (Citizens Action Team) meeting is scheduled for April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Lange Building located at 109 East Park Street. Citizens are encouraged to attend to speak with officers reference questions or concerns.

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          6:00 pm
          C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
      8. Apr
        29
        Fri

        1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
          5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

          The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
          There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
          • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
          • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
          The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
          The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
          Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
          To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
          “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
          The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

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          5:30 pm
          Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      9. Apr
        30
        Sat

        1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
          8:00 am – 12:00 pm

          The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
          There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
          • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
          • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
          The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
          The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
          Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
          To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
          “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
          The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

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          8:00 am
          Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      10. May
        1
        Sun

        1. “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
          1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

          The Audrain County Humane Society will host “Paws in the Park” on Sunday, May 1 from 1-4 p.m.
          Events include a pet costumes show and dog walk and parade. There will also be Dance Drill teams, a pet photo booth, dog nail trimming and pet tag engraving, games for the kids, face painting, treats for dogs, raffles, free bottled water and snacks, treats for dogs, and raffles. All the proceeds go to the Audrain County Humane Society.

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          1:00 pm
          “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
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      5:00 pm
      Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
  3. Apr
    22
    Fri

    1. Martinsburg Cruise Night
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Rev up those engines; it’s time for the 13th Annual Martinsburg Cruise Night! This year’s festivities will be held rain or shine on Friday, April 22 from 5-8 p.m.
      The annual car show fundraiser brings together car and motorcycle enthusiasts, plus raises money for the upkeep of the Martinsburg Community Room/Branch Library as well as various other community undertakings.
      This event is a crowd favorite with trophies awarded to Best Car, Truck, Motorcycle, Antique, Race car, Street Rod, Muscle Car, Roadster, and Best of Show.
      Music Express is providing DJ and music services. In case car enthusiasts need a pit stop, concessions will be served by Martinsburg Area Community Betterment. Commemorative T-shirts will be available for $15.
      The Community Betterment organization hopes attendees stop by to enjoy an evening of cars, food, music, and friends.

      Agenda

      1. Apr
        15
        Fri

        1. Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
          9:45 am – 10:45 am

          Van-Far will be holding a Mock Accident on Friday, April 15 at around 9:45 a.m. at the high school for grades 7-12. The students will be making the 9-1-1 call in the morning. The Mock Accident will be held in the bus loop site at the school.
          Participating agencies will be Vandalia Auto Sales, Van-Far Ambulance District, Farber Fire Department, Vandalia Fire Department, Staff of Life helicopter, and Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Scott White of Troop F. Sgt. White will present a program following the docu-drama in the gym. Parents may have students opt out of one or both presentations due to them being graphic.
          The event is being held through the direction of Kathy Allen, Van-Far nurse, and Jeff Scrogin, SRO Officer.

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          9:45 am
          Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
      2. Apr
        16
        Sat

        1. Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
          5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

          The Second Annual Laddonia Athletic Association Bingo Night will be on April 16 at Robnett Crop Insurance, south building, in Laddonia, Mo. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6 p.m. featuring 20 games for $20 and door prizes. Raffle tickets will be available for $1 each or 6 for $5. Winners will receive Pampered Chef, Longaberger Baskets, 31, Initials, Scentsy or other gift cards up for grabs. Proceeds will be used for the Annual Fourth of July Celebration.

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          5:00 pm
          Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
      3. Apr
        22
        Fri

        1. Martinsburg Cruise Night
          5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

          Rev up those engines; it’s time for the 13th Annual Martinsburg Cruise Night! This year’s festivities will be held rain or shine on Friday, April 22 from 5-8 p.m.
          The annual car show fundraiser brings together car and motorcycle enthusiasts, plus raises money for the upkeep of the Martinsburg Community Room/Branch Library as well as various other community undertakings.
          This event is a crowd favorite with trophies awarded to Best Car, Truck, Motorcycle, Antique, Race car, Street Rod, Muscle Car, Roadster, and Best of Show.
          Music Express is providing DJ and music services. In case car enthusiasts need a pit stop, concessions will be served by Martinsburg Area Community Betterment. Commemorative T-shirts will be available for $15.
          The Community Betterment organization hopes attendees stop by to enjoy an evening of cars, food, music, and friends.

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          5:00 pm
          Martinsburg Cruise Night
      4. Apr
        23
        Sat

        1. VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
          9:00 am – 10:00 am

          The Vandalia Area Historical Society will meet on Saturday, April 23 at 9 a.m. in the Genealogy Research Library on Main St. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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          9:00 am
          VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
      5. Apr
        24
        Sun

        1. Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
          2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

          Enjoy Wild Flower Walks at Scattering Fork Outdoor Center on Sunday, April 24 from 2-4:30 p.m.
          Walk the trails and enjoy masses of blooming wild flowers. Taste violet jelly and five other homemade wild jellies. Learn how to create a container garden taught by the Garden Club. Play Wildflower Bingo and go on a Woods Scavenger Hunt. Make, plant, and take a paper grow pot. This is a free activity with donations encouraged for families, singles,  and friends. All are welcome. Call Director Laura Worstell 573-581-3003 for directions.

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          2:00 pm
          Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
      6. Apr
        26
        Tue

        1. Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
          11:30 am – 1:00 pm

          SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Audrain will host a free lunch and learn on “Outpatient Solutions to Common Orthopedic Problems” on Tuesday, April 26, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Jansen Auditorium, 620 East Monroe St., in Mexico.
          Dr. Rick White and Carrie Lucas, FNP, with SSM Health Orthopedics will cover carpal tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff tears, and disorders of the shoulder as well as causes of knee pain and more.
          Dr. White is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and general orthopedics. He attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Missouri. After residency, he completed a one-year fellowship in sports medicine at Baylor Sports Medicine Institute in Houston, Texas, where he was actively involved in the care of athletes on the Houston Astros baseball team, the Houston Texans National Football League team, and with the athletes from the University of Houston. Dr. White is board certified in orthopedics, has a subspecialty certification in sports medicine, and treats disorders of the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, and wrist. He specializes in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery.
          Reservations are required by April 22 and space is limited. Please call 1-844-SSM-WELL or register online at ssmhealthmidmo.com.

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          11:30 am
          Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
      7. Apr
        28
        Thu

        1. C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
          6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

          The next C.A.T. (Citizens Action Team) meeting is scheduled for April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Lange Building located at 109 East Park Street. Citizens are encouraged to attend to speak with officers reference questions or concerns.

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          6:00 pm
          C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
      8. Apr
        29
        Fri

        1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
          5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

          The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
          There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
          • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
          • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
          The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
          The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
          Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
          To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
          “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
          The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

          +
          5:30 pm
          Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      9. Apr
        30
        Sat

        1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
          8:00 am – 12:00 pm

          The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
          There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
          • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
          • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
          The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
          The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
          Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
          To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
          “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
          The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

          +
          8:00 am
          Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      10. May
        1
        Sun

        1. “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
          1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

          The Audrain County Humane Society will host “Paws in the Park” on Sunday, May 1 from 1-4 p.m.
          Events include a pet costumes show and dog walk and parade. There will also be Dance Drill teams, a pet photo booth, dog nail trimming and pet tag engraving, games for the kids, face painting, treats for dogs, raffles, free bottled water and snacks, treats for dogs, and raffles. All the proceeds go to the Audrain County Humane Society.

          +
          1:00 pm
          “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
      +
      5:00 pm
      Martinsburg Cruise Night
  4. Apr
    23
    Sat

    1. VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
      9:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Vandalia Area Historical Society will meet on Saturday, April 23 at 9 a.m. in the Genealogy Research Library on Main St. Everyone is welcome to attend.

      Agenda

      1. Apr
        15
        Fri

        1. Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
          9:45 am – 10:45 am

          Van-Far will be holding a Mock Accident on Friday, April 15 at around 9:45 a.m. at the high school for grades 7-12. The students will be making the 9-1-1 call in the morning. The Mock Accident will be held in the bus loop site at the school.
          Participating agencies will be Vandalia Auto Sales, Van-Far Ambulance District, Farber Fire Department, Vandalia Fire Department, Staff of Life helicopter, and Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Scott White of Troop F. Sgt. White will present a program following the docu-drama in the gym. Parents may have students opt out of one or both presentations due to them being graphic.
          The event is being held through the direction of Kathy Allen, Van-Far nurse, and Jeff Scrogin, SRO Officer.

          +
          9:45 am
          Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
      2. Apr
        16
        Sat

        1. Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
          5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

          The Second Annual Laddonia Athletic Association Bingo Night will be on April 16 at Robnett Crop Insurance, south building, in Laddonia, Mo. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6 p.m. featuring 20 games for $20 and door prizes. Raffle tickets will be available for $1 each or 6 for $5. Winners will receive Pampered Chef, Longaberger Baskets, 31, Initials, Scentsy or other gift cards up for grabs. Proceeds will be used for the Annual Fourth of July Celebration.

          +
          5:00 pm
          Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
      3. Apr
        22
        Fri

        1. Martinsburg Cruise Night
          5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

          Rev up those engines; it’s time for the 13th Annual Martinsburg Cruise Night! This year’s festivities will be held rain or shine on Friday, April 22 from 5-8 p.m.
          The annual car show fundraiser brings together car and motorcycle enthusiasts, plus raises money for the upkeep of the Martinsburg Community Room/Branch Library as well as various other community undertakings.
          This event is a crowd favorite with trophies awarded to Best Car, Truck, Motorcycle, Antique, Race car, Street Rod, Muscle Car, Roadster, and Best of Show.
          Music Express is providing DJ and music services. In case car enthusiasts need a pit stop, concessions will be served by Martinsburg Area Community Betterment. Commemorative T-shirts will be available for $15.
          The Community Betterment organization hopes attendees stop by to enjoy an evening of cars, food, music, and friends.

          +
          5:00 pm
          Martinsburg Cruise Night
      4. Apr
        23
        Sat

        1. VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
          9:00 am – 10:00 am

          The Vandalia Area Historical Society will meet on Saturday, April 23 at 9 a.m. in the Genealogy Research Library on Main St. Everyone is welcome to attend.

          +
          9:00 am
          VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
      5. Apr
        24
        Sun

        1. Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
          2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

          Enjoy Wild Flower Walks at Scattering Fork Outdoor Center on Sunday, April 24 from 2-4:30 p.m.
          Walk the trails and enjoy masses of blooming wild flowers. Taste violet jelly and five other homemade wild jellies. Learn how to create a container garden taught by the Garden Club. Play Wildflower Bingo and go on a Woods Scavenger Hunt. Make, plant, and take a paper grow pot. This is a free activity with donations encouraged for families, singles,  and friends. All are welcome. Call Director Laura Worstell 573-581-3003 for directions.

          +
          2:00 pm
          Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
      6. Apr
        26
        Tue

        1. Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
          11:30 am – 1:00 pm

          SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Audrain will host a free lunch and learn on “Outpatient Solutions to Common Orthopedic Problems” on Tuesday, April 26, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Jansen Auditorium, 620 East Monroe St., in Mexico.
          Dr. Rick White and Carrie Lucas, FNP, with SSM Health Orthopedics will cover carpal tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff tears, and disorders of the shoulder as well as causes of knee pain and more.
          Dr. White is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and general orthopedics. He attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Missouri. After residency, he completed a one-year fellowship in sports medicine at Baylor Sports Medicine Institute in Houston, Texas, where he was actively involved in the care of athletes on the Houston Astros baseball team, the Houston Texans National Football League team, and with the athletes from the University of Houston. Dr. White is board certified in orthopedics, has a subspecialty certification in sports medicine, and treats disorders of the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, and wrist. He specializes in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery.
          Reservations are required by April 22 and space is limited. Please call 1-844-SSM-WELL or register online at ssmhealthmidmo.com.

          +
          11:30 am
          Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
      7. Apr
        28
        Thu

        1. C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
          6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

          The next C.A.T. (Citizens Action Team) meeting is scheduled for April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Lange Building located at 109 East Park Street. Citizens are encouraged to attend to speak with officers reference questions or concerns.

          +
          6:00 pm
          C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
      8. Apr
        29
        Fri

        1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
          5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

          The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
          There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
          • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
          • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
          The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
          The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
          Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
          To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
          “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
          The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

          +
          5:30 pm
          Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      9. Apr
        30
        Sat

        1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
          8:00 am – 12:00 pm

          The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
          There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
          • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
          • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
          The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
          The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
          Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
          To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
          “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
          The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

          +
          8:00 am
          Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      10. May
        1
        Sun

        1. “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
          1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

          The Audrain County Humane Society will host “Paws in the Park” on Sunday, May 1 from 1-4 p.m.
          Events include a pet costumes show and dog walk and parade. There will also be Dance Drill teams, a pet photo booth, dog nail trimming and pet tag engraving, games for the kids, face painting, treats for dogs, raffles, free bottled water and snacks, treats for dogs, and raffles. All the proceeds go to the Audrain County Humane Society.

          +
          1:00 pm
          “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
      +
      9:00 am
      VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
  5. Apr
    24
    Sun

    1. Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
      2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      Enjoy Wild Flower Walks at Scattering Fork Outdoor Center on Sunday, April 24 from 2-4:30 p.m.
      Walk the trails and enjoy masses of blooming wild flowers. Taste violet jelly and five other homemade wild jellies. Learn how to create a container garden taught by the Garden Club. Play Wildflower Bingo and go on a Woods Scavenger Hunt. Make, plant, and take a paper grow pot. This is a free activity with donations encouraged for families, singles,  and friends. All are welcome. Call Director Laura Worstell 573-581-3003 for directions.

      Agenda

      1. Apr
        15
        Fri

        1. Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
          9:45 am – 10:45 am

          Van-Far will be holding a Mock Accident on Friday, April 15 at around 9:45 a.m. at the high school for grades 7-12. The students will be making the 9-1-1 call in the morning. The Mock Accident will be held in the bus loop site at the school.
          Participating agencies will be Vandalia Auto Sales, Van-Far Ambulance District, Farber Fire Department, Vandalia Fire Department, Staff of Life helicopter, and Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Scott White of Troop F. Sgt. White will present a program following the docu-drama in the gym. Parents may have students opt out of one or both presentations due to them being graphic.
          The event is being held through the direction of Kathy Allen, Van-Far nurse, and Jeff Scrogin, SRO Officer.

          +
          9:45 am
          Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
      2. Apr
        16
        Sat

        1. Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
          5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

          The Second Annual Laddonia Athletic Association Bingo Night will be on April 16 at Robnett Crop Insurance, south building, in Laddonia, Mo. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6 p.m. featuring 20 games for $20 and door prizes. Raffle tickets will be available for $1 each or 6 for $5. Winners will receive Pampered Chef, Longaberger Baskets, 31, Initials, Scentsy or other gift cards up for grabs. Proceeds will be used for the Annual Fourth of July Celebration.

          +
          5:00 pm
          Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
      3. Apr
        22
        Fri

        1. Martinsburg Cruise Night
          5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

          Rev up those engines; it’s time for the 13th Annual Martinsburg Cruise Night! This year’s festivities will be held rain or shine on Friday, April 22 from 5-8 p.m.
          The annual car show fundraiser brings together car and motorcycle enthusiasts, plus raises money for the upkeep of the Martinsburg Community Room/Branch Library as well as various other community undertakings.
          This event is a crowd favorite with trophies awarded to Best Car, Truck, Motorcycle, Antique, Race car, Street Rod, Muscle Car, Roadster, and Best of Show.
          Music Express is providing DJ and music services. In case car enthusiasts need a pit stop, concessions will be served by Martinsburg Area Community Betterment. Commemorative T-shirts will be available for $15.
          The Community Betterment organization hopes attendees stop by to enjoy an evening of cars, food, music, and friends.

          +
          5:00 pm
          Martinsburg Cruise Night
      4. Apr
        23
        Sat

        1. VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
          9:00 am – 10:00 am

          The Vandalia Area Historical Society will meet on Saturday, April 23 at 9 a.m. in the Genealogy Research Library on Main St. Everyone is welcome to attend.

          +
          9:00 am
          VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
      5. Apr
        24
        Sun

        1. Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
          2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

          Enjoy Wild Flower Walks at Scattering Fork Outdoor Center on Sunday, April 24 from 2-4:30 p.m.
          Walk the trails and enjoy masses of blooming wild flowers. Taste violet jelly and five other homemade wild jellies. Learn how to create a container garden taught by the Garden Club. Play Wildflower Bingo and go on a Woods Scavenger Hunt. Make, plant, and take a paper grow pot. This is a free activity with donations encouraged for families, singles,  and friends. All are welcome. Call Director Laura Worstell 573-581-3003 for directions.

          +
          2:00 pm
          Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
      6. Apr
        26
        Tue

        1. Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
          11:30 am – 1:00 pm

          SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Audrain will host a free lunch and learn on “Outpatient Solutions to Common Orthopedic Problems” on Tuesday, April 26, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Jansen Auditorium, 620 East Monroe St., in Mexico.
          Dr. Rick White and Carrie Lucas, FNP, with SSM Health Orthopedics will cover carpal tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff tears, and disorders of the shoulder as well as causes of knee pain and more.
          Dr. White is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and general orthopedics. He attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Missouri. After residency, he completed a one-year fellowship in sports medicine at Baylor Sports Medicine Institute in Houston, Texas, where he was actively involved in the care of athletes on the Houston Astros baseball team, the Houston Texans National Football League team, and with the athletes from the University of Houston. Dr. White is board certified in orthopedics, has a subspecialty certification in sports medicine, and treats disorders of the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, and wrist. He specializes in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery.
          Reservations are required by April 22 and space is limited. Please call 1-844-SSM-WELL or register online at ssmhealthmidmo.com.

          +
          11:30 am
          Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
      7. Apr
        28
        Thu

        1. C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
          6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

          The next C.A.T. (Citizens Action Team) meeting is scheduled for April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Lange Building located at 109 East Park Street. Citizens are encouraged to attend to speak with officers reference questions or concerns.

          +
          6:00 pm
          C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
      8. Apr
        29
        Fri

        1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
          5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

          The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
          There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
          • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
          • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
          The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
          The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
          Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
          To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
          “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
          The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

          +
          5:30 pm
          Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      9. Apr
        30
        Sat

        1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
          8:00 am – 12:00 pm

          The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
          There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
          • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
          • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
          The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
          The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
          Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
          To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
          “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
          The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

          +
          8:00 am
          Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      10. May
        1
        Sun

        1. “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
          1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

          The Audrain County Humane Society will host “Paws in the Park” on Sunday, May 1 from 1-4 p.m.
          Events include a pet costumes show and dog walk and parade. There will also be Dance Drill teams, a pet photo booth, dog nail trimming and pet tag engraving, games for the kids, face painting, treats for dogs, raffles, free bottled water and snacks, treats for dogs, and raffles. All the proceeds go to the Audrain County Humane Society.

          +
          1:00 pm
          “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
      +
      2:00 pm
      Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
  6. Apr
    26
    Tue

    1. Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
      11:30 am – 1:00 pm

      SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Audrain will host a free lunch and learn on “Outpatient Solutions to Common Orthopedic Problems” on Tuesday, April 26, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Jansen Auditorium, 620 East Monroe St., in Mexico.
      Dr. Rick White and Carrie Lucas, FNP, with SSM Health Orthopedics will cover carpal tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff tears, and disorders of the shoulder as well as causes of knee pain and more.
      Dr. White is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and general orthopedics. He attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Missouri. After residency, he completed a one-year fellowship in sports medicine at Baylor Sports Medicine Institute in Houston, Texas, where he was actively involved in the care of athletes on the Houston Astros baseball team, the Houston Texans National Football League team, and with the athletes from the University of Houston. Dr. White is board certified in orthopedics, has a subspecialty certification in sports medicine, and treats disorders of the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, and wrist. He specializes in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery.
      Reservations are required by April 22 and space is limited. Please call 1-844-SSM-WELL or register online at ssmhealthmidmo.com.

      Agenda

      1. Apr
        15
        Fri

        1. Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
          9:45 am – 10:45 am

          Van-Far will be holding a Mock Accident on Friday, April 15 at around 9:45 a.m. at the high school for grades 7-12. The students will be making the 9-1-1 call in the morning. The Mock Accident will be held in the bus loop site at the school.
          Participating agencies will be Vandalia Auto Sales, Van-Far Ambulance District, Farber Fire Department, Vandalia Fire Department, Staff of Life helicopter, and Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Scott White of Troop F. Sgt. White will present a program following the docu-drama in the gym. Parents may have students opt out of one or both presentations due to them being graphic.
          The event is being held through the direction of Kathy Allen, Van-Far nurse, and Jeff Scrogin, SRO Officer.

          +
          9:45 am
          Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
      2. Apr
        16
        Sat

        1. Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
          5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

          The Second Annual Laddonia Athletic Association Bingo Night will be on April 16 at Robnett Crop Insurance, south building, in Laddonia, Mo. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6 p.m. featuring 20 games for $20 and door prizes. Raffle tickets will be available for $1 each or 6 for $5. Winners will receive Pampered Chef, Longaberger Baskets, 31, Initials, Scentsy or other gift cards up for grabs. Proceeds will be used for the Annual Fourth of July Celebration.

          +
          5:00 pm
          Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
      3. Apr
        22
        Fri

        1. Martinsburg Cruise Night
          5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

          Rev up those engines; it’s time for the 13th Annual Martinsburg Cruise Night! This year’s festivities will be held rain or shine on Friday, April 22 from 5-8 p.m.
          The annual car show fundraiser brings together car and motorcycle enthusiasts, plus raises money for the upkeep of the Martinsburg Community Room/Branch Library as well as various other community undertakings.
          This event is a crowd favorite with trophies awarded to Best Car, Truck, Motorcycle, Antique, Race car, Street Rod, Muscle Car, Roadster, and Best of Show.
          Music Express is providing DJ and music services. In case car enthusiasts need a pit stop, concessions will be served by Martinsburg Area Community Betterment. Commemorative T-shirts will be available for $15.
          The Community Betterment organization hopes attendees stop by to enjoy an evening of cars, food, music, and friends.

          +
          5:00 pm
          Martinsburg Cruise Night
      4. Apr
        23
        Sat

        1. VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
          9:00 am – 10:00 am

          The Vandalia Area Historical Society will meet on Saturday, April 23 at 9 a.m. in the Genealogy Research Library on Main St. Everyone is welcome to attend.

          +
          9:00 am
          VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
      5. Apr
        24
        Sun

        1. Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
          2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

          Enjoy Wild Flower Walks at Scattering Fork Outdoor Center on Sunday, April 24 from 2-4:30 p.m.
          Walk the trails and enjoy masses of blooming wild flowers. Taste violet jelly and five other homemade wild jellies. Learn how to create a container garden taught by the Garden Club. Play Wildflower Bingo and go on a Woods Scavenger Hunt. Make, plant, and take a paper grow pot. This is a free activity with donations encouraged for families, singles,  and friends. All are welcome. Call Director Laura Worstell 573-581-3003 for directions.

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          2:00 pm
          Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
      6. Apr
        26
        Tue

        1. Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
          11:30 am – 1:00 pm

          SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Audrain will host a free lunch and learn on “Outpatient Solutions to Common Orthopedic Problems” on Tuesday, April 26, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Jansen Auditorium, 620 East Monroe St., in Mexico.
          Dr. Rick White and Carrie Lucas, FNP, with SSM Health Orthopedics will cover carpal tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff tears, and disorders of the shoulder as well as causes of knee pain and more.
          Dr. White is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and general orthopedics. He attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Missouri. After residency, he completed a one-year fellowship in sports medicine at Baylor Sports Medicine Institute in Houston, Texas, where he was actively involved in the care of athletes on the Houston Astros baseball team, the Houston Texans National Football League team, and with the athletes from the University of Houston. Dr. White is board certified in orthopedics, has a subspecialty certification in sports medicine, and treats disorders of the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, and wrist. He specializes in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery.
          Reservations are required by April 22 and space is limited. Please call 1-844-SSM-WELL or register online at ssmhealthmidmo.com.

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          11:30 am
          Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
      7. Apr
        28
        Thu

        1. C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
          6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

          The next C.A.T. (Citizens Action Team) meeting is scheduled for April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Lange Building located at 109 East Park Street. Citizens are encouraged to attend to speak with officers reference questions or concerns.

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          6:00 pm
          C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
      8. Apr
        29
        Fri

        1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
          5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

          The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
          There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
          • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
          • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
          The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
          The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
          Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
          To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
          “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
          The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

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          5:30 pm
          Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      9. Apr
        30
        Sat

        1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
          8:00 am – 12:00 pm

          The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
          There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
          • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
          • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
          The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
          The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
          Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
          To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
          “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
          The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

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          8:00 am
          Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      10. May
        1
        Sun

        1. “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
          1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

          The Audrain County Humane Society will host “Paws in the Park” on Sunday, May 1 from 1-4 p.m.
          Events include a pet costumes show and dog walk and parade. There will also be Dance Drill teams, a pet photo booth, dog nail trimming and pet tag engraving, games for the kids, face painting, treats for dogs, raffles, free bottled water and snacks, treats for dogs, and raffles. All the proceeds go to the Audrain County Humane Society.

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          1:00 pm
          “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
      +
      11:30 am
      Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
  7. Apr
    28
    Thu

    1. C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The next C.A.T. (Citizens Action Team) meeting is scheduled for April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Lange Building located at 109 East Park Street. Citizens are encouraged to attend to speak with officers reference questions or concerns.

      Agenda

      1. Apr
        15
        Fri

        1. Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
          9:45 am – 10:45 am

          Van-Far will be holding a Mock Accident on Friday, April 15 at around 9:45 a.m. at the high school for grades 7-12. The students will be making the 9-1-1 call in the morning. The Mock Accident will be held in the bus loop site at the school.
          Participating agencies will be Vandalia Auto Sales, Van-Far Ambulance District, Farber Fire Department, Vandalia Fire Department, Staff of Life helicopter, and Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Scott White of Troop F. Sgt. White will present a program following the docu-drama in the gym. Parents may have students opt out of one or both presentations due to them being graphic.
          The event is being held through the direction of Kathy Allen, Van-Far nurse, and Jeff Scrogin, SRO Officer.

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          9:45 am
          Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
      2. Apr
        16
        Sat

        1. Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
          5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

          The Second Annual Laddonia Athletic Association Bingo Night will be on April 16 at Robnett Crop Insurance, south building, in Laddonia, Mo. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6 p.m. featuring 20 games for $20 and door prizes. Raffle tickets will be available for $1 each or 6 for $5. Winners will receive Pampered Chef, Longaberger Baskets, 31, Initials, Scentsy or other gift cards up for grabs. Proceeds will be used for the Annual Fourth of July Celebration.

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          5:00 pm
          Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
      3. Apr
        22
        Fri

        1. Martinsburg Cruise Night
          5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

          Rev up those engines; it’s time for the 13th Annual Martinsburg Cruise Night! This year’s festivities will be held rain or shine on Friday, April 22 from 5-8 p.m.
          The annual car show fundraiser brings together car and motorcycle enthusiasts, plus raises money for the upkeep of the Martinsburg Community Room/Branch Library as well as various other community undertakings.
          This event is a crowd favorite with trophies awarded to Best Car, Truck, Motorcycle, Antique, Race car, Street Rod, Muscle Car, Roadster, and Best of Show.
          Music Express is providing DJ and music services. In case car enthusiasts need a pit stop, concessions will be served by Martinsburg Area Community Betterment. Commemorative T-shirts will be available for $15.
          The Community Betterment organization hopes attendees stop by to enjoy an evening of cars, food, music, and friends.

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          5:00 pm
          Martinsburg Cruise Night
      4. Apr
        23
        Sat

        1. VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
          9:00 am – 10:00 am

          The Vandalia Area Historical Society will meet on Saturday, April 23 at 9 a.m. in the Genealogy Research Library on Main St. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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          9:00 am
          VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
      5. Apr
        24
        Sun

        1. Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
          2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

          Enjoy Wild Flower Walks at Scattering Fork Outdoor Center on Sunday, April 24 from 2-4:30 p.m.
          Walk the trails and enjoy masses of blooming wild flowers. Taste violet jelly and five other homemade wild jellies. Learn how to create a container garden taught by the Garden Club. Play Wildflower Bingo and go on a Woods Scavenger Hunt. Make, plant, and take a paper grow pot. This is a free activity with donations encouraged for families, singles,  and friends. All are welcome. Call Director Laura Worstell 573-581-3003 for directions.

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          2:00 pm
          Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
      6. Apr
        26
        Tue

        1. Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
          11:30 am – 1:00 pm

          SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Audrain will host a free lunch and learn on “Outpatient Solutions to Common Orthopedic Problems” on Tuesday, April 26, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Jansen Auditorium, 620 East Monroe St., in Mexico.
          Dr. Rick White and Carrie Lucas, FNP, with SSM Health Orthopedics will cover carpal tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff tears, and disorders of the shoulder as well as causes of knee pain and more.
          Dr. White is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and general orthopedics. He attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Missouri. After residency, he completed a one-year fellowship in sports medicine at Baylor Sports Medicine Institute in Houston, Texas, where he was actively involved in the care of athletes on the Houston Astros baseball team, the Houston Texans National Football League team, and with the athletes from the University of Houston. Dr. White is board certified in orthopedics, has a subspecialty certification in sports medicine, and treats disorders of the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, and wrist. He specializes in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery.
          Reservations are required by April 22 and space is limited. Please call 1-844-SSM-WELL or register online at ssmhealthmidmo.com.

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          11:30 am
          Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
      7. Apr
        28
        Thu

        1. C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
          6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

          The next C.A.T. (Citizens Action Team) meeting is scheduled for April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Lange Building located at 109 East Park Street. Citizens are encouraged to attend to speak with officers reference questions or concerns.

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          6:00 pm
          C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
      8. Apr
        29
        Fri

        1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
          5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

          The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
          There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
          • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
          • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
          The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
          The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
          Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
          To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
          “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
          The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

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          5:30 pm
          Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      9. Apr
        30
        Sat

        1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
          8:00 am – 12:00 pm

          The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
          There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
          • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
          • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
          The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
          The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
          Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
          To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
          “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
          The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

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          8:00 am
          Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      10. May
        1
        Sun

        1. “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
          1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

          The Audrain County Humane Society will host “Paws in the Park” on Sunday, May 1 from 1-4 p.m.
          Events include a pet costumes show and dog walk and parade. There will also be Dance Drill teams, a pet photo booth, dog nail trimming and pet tag engraving, games for the kids, face painting, treats for dogs, raffles, free bottled water and snacks, treats for dogs, and raffles. All the proceeds go to the Audrain County Humane Society.

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          1:00 pm
          “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
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      6:00 pm
      C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
  8. Apr
    29
    Fri

    1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
      There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
      • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
      • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
      The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
      The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
      Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
      To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
      “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
      The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

      Agenda

      1. Apr
        15
        Fri

        1. Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
          9:45 am – 10:45 am

          Van-Far will be holding a Mock Accident on Friday, April 15 at around 9:45 a.m. at the high school for grades 7-12. The students will be making the 9-1-1 call in the morning. The Mock Accident will be held in the bus loop site at the school.
          Participating agencies will be Vandalia Auto Sales, Van-Far Ambulance District, Farber Fire Department, Vandalia Fire Department, Staff of Life helicopter, and Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Scott White of Troop F. Sgt. White will present a program following the docu-drama in the gym. Parents may have students opt out of one or both presentations due to them being graphic.
          The event is being held through the direction of Kathy Allen, Van-Far nurse, and Jeff Scrogin, SRO Officer.

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          9:45 am
          Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
      2. Apr
        16
        Sat

        1. Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
          5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

          The Second Annual Laddonia Athletic Association Bingo Night will be on April 16 at Robnett Crop Insurance, south building, in Laddonia, Mo. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6 p.m. featuring 20 games for $20 and door prizes. Raffle tickets will be available for $1 each or 6 for $5. Winners will receive Pampered Chef, Longaberger Baskets, 31, Initials, Scentsy or other gift cards up for grabs. Proceeds will be used for the Annual Fourth of July Celebration.

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          5:00 pm
          Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
      3. Apr
        22
        Fri

        1. Martinsburg Cruise Night
          5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

          Rev up those engines; it’s time for the 13th Annual Martinsburg Cruise Night! This year’s festivities will be held rain or shine on Friday, April 22 from 5-8 p.m.
          The annual car show fundraiser brings together car and motorcycle enthusiasts, plus raises money for the upkeep of the Martinsburg Community Room/Branch Library as well as various other community undertakings.
          This event is a crowd favorite with trophies awarded to Best Car, Truck, Motorcycle, Antique, Race car, Street Rod, Muscle Car, Roadster, and Best of Show.
          Music Express is providing DJ and music services. In case car enthusiasts need a pit stop, concessions will be served by Martinsburg Area Community Betterment. Commemorative T-shirts will be available for $15.
          The Community Betterment organization hopes attendees stop by to enjoy an evening of cars, food, music, and friends.

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          5:00 pm
          Martinsburg Cruise Night
      4. Apr
        23
        Sat

        1. VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
          9:00 am – 10:00 am

          The Vandalia Area Historical Society will meet on Saturday, April 23 at 9 a.m. in the Genealogy Research Library on Main St. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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          9:00 am
          VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
      5. Apr
        24
        Sun

        1. Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
          2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

          Enjoy Wild Flower Walks at Scattering Fork Outdoor Center on Sunday, April 24 from 2-4:30 p.m.
          Walk the trails and enjoy masses of blooming wild flowers. Taste violet jelly and five other homemade wild jellies. Learn how to create a container garden taught by the Garden Club. Play Wildflower Bingo and go on a Woods Scavenger Hunt. Make, plant, and take a paper grow pot. This is a free activity with donations encouraged for families, singles,  and friends. All are welcome. Call Director Laura Worstell 573-581-3003 for directions.

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          2:00 pm
          Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
      6. Apr
        26
        Tue

        1. Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
          11:30 am – 1:00 pm

          SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Audrain will host a free lunch and learn on “Outpatient Solutions to Common Orthopedic Problems” on Tuesday, April 26, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Jansen Auditorium, 620 East Monroe St., in Mexico.
          Dr. Rick White and Carrie Lucas, FNP, with SSM Health Orthopedics will cover carpal tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff tears, and disorders of the shoulder as well as causes of knee pain and more.
          Dr. White is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and general orthopedics. He attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Missouri. After residency, he completed a one-year fellowship in sports medicine at Baylor Sports Medicine Institute in Houston, Texas, where he was actively involved in the care of athletes on the Houston Astros baseball team, the Houston Texans National Football League team, and with the athletes from the University of Houston. Dr. White is board certified in orthopedics, has a subspecialty certification in sports medicine, and treats disorders of the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, and wrist. He specializes in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery.
          Reservations are required by April 22 and space is limited. Please call 1-844-SSM-WELL or register online at ssmhealthmidmo.com.

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          11:30 am
          Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
      7. Apr
        28
        Thu

        1. C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
          6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

          The next C.A.T. (Citizens Action Team) meeting is scheduled for April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Lange Building located at 109 East Park Street. Citizens are encouraged to attend to speak with officers reference questions or concerns.

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          6:00 pm
          C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
      8. Apr
        29
        Fri

        1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
          5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

          The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
          There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
          • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
          • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
          The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
          The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
          Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
          To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
          “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
          The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

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          5:30 pm
          Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      9. Apr
        30
        Sat

        1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
          8:00 am – 12:00 pm

          The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
          There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
          • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
          • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
          The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
          The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
          Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
          To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
          “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
          The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

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          8:00 am
          Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      10. May
        1
        Sun

        1. “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
          1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

          The Audrain County Humane Society will host “Paws in the Park” on Sunday, May 1 from 1-4 p.m.
          Events include a pet costumes show and dog walk and parade. There will also be Dance Drill teams, a pet photo booth, dog nail trimming and pet tag engraving, games for the kids, face painting, treats for dogs, raffles, free bottled water and snacks, treats for dogs, and raffles. All the proceeds go to the Audrain County Humane Society.

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          1:00 pm
          “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
      +
      5:30 pm
      Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
  9. Apr
    30
    Sat

    1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      8:00 am – 12:00 pm

      The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
      There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
      • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
      • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
      The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
      The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
      Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
      To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
      “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
      The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

      Agenda

      1. Apr
        15
        Fri

        1. Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
          9:45 am – 10:45 am

          Van-Far will be holding a Mock Accident on Friday, April 15 at around 9:45 a.m. at the high school for grades 7-12. The students will be making the 9-1-1 call in the morning. The Mock Accident will be held in the bus loop site at the school.
          Participating agencies will be Vandalia Auto Sales, Van-Far Ambulance District, Farber Fire Department, Vandalia Fire Department, Staff of Life helicopter, and Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Scott White of Troop F. Sgt. White will present a program following the docu-drama in the gym. Parents may have students opt out of one or both presentations due to them being graphic.
          The event is being held through the direction of Kathy Allen, Van-Far nurse, and Jeff Scrogin, SRO Officer.

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          9:45 am
          Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
      2. Apr
        16
        Sat

        1. Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
          5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

          The Second Annual Laddonia Athletic Association Bingo Night will be on April 16 at Robnett Crop Insurance, south building, in Laddonia, Mo. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6 p.m. featuring 20 games for $20 and door prizes. Raffle tickets will be available for $1 each or 6 for $5. Winners will receive Pampered Chef, Longaberger Baskets, 31, Initials, Scentsy or other gift cards up for grabs. Proceeds will be used for the Annual Fourth of July Celebration.

          +
          5:00 pm
          Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
      3. Apr
        22
        Fri

        1. Martinsburg Cruise Night
          5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

          Rev up those engines; it’s time for the 13th Annual Martinsburg Cruise Night! This year’s festivities will be held rain or shine on Friday, April 22 from 5-8 p.m.
          The annual car show fundraiser brings together car and motorcycle enthusiasts, plus raises money for the upkeep of the Martinsburg Community Room/Branch Library as well as various other community undertakings.
          This event is a crowd favorite with trophies awarded to Best Car, Truck, Motorcycle, Antique, Race car, Street Rod, Muscle Car, Roadster, and Best of Show.
          Music Express is providing DJ and music services. In case car enthusiasts need a pit stop, concessions will be served by Martinsburg Area Community Betterment. Commemorative T-shirts will be available for $15.
          The Community Betterment organization hopes attendees stop by to enjoy an evening of cars, food, music, and friends.

          +
          5:00 pm
          Martinsburg Cruise Night
      4. Apr
        23
        Sat

        1. VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
          9:00 am – 10:00 am

          The Vandalia Area Historical Society will meet on Saturday, April 23 at 9 a.m. in the Genealogy Research Library on Main St. Everyone is welcome to attend.

          +
          9:00 am
          VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
      5. Apr
        24
        Sun

        1. Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
          2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

          Enjoy Wild Flower Walks at Scattering Fork Outdoor Center on Sunday, April 24 from 2-4:30 p.m.
          Walk the trails and enjoy masses of blooming wild flowers. Taste violet jelly and five other homemade wild jellies. Learn how to create a container garden taught by the Garden Club. Play Wildflower Bingo and go on a Woods Scavenger Hunt. Make, plant, and take a paper grow pot. This is a free activity with donations encouraged for families, singles,  and friends. All are welcome. Call Director Laura Worstell 573-581-3003 for directions.

          +
          2:00 pm
          Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
      6. Apr
        26
        Tue

        1. Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
          11:30 am – 1:00 pm

          SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Audrain will host a free lunch and learn on “Outpatient Solutions to Common Orthopedic Problems” on Tuesday, April 26, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Jansen Auditorium, 620 East Monroe St., in Mexico.
          Dr. Rick White and Carrie Lucas, FNP, with SSM Health Orthopedics will cover carpal tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff tears, and disorders of the shoulder as well as causes of knee pain and more.
          Dr. White is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and general orthopedics. He attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Missouri. After residency, he completed a one-year fellowship in sports medicine at Baylor Sports Medicine Institute in Houston, Texas, where he was actively involved in the care of athletes on the Houston Astros baseball team, the Houston Texans National Football League team, and with the athletes from the University of Houston. Dr. White is board certified in orthopedics, has a subspecialty certification in sports medicine, and treats disorders of the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, and wrist. He specializes in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery.
          Reservations are required by April 22 and space is limited. Please call 1-844-SSM-WELL or register online at ssmhealthmidmo.com.

          +
          11:30 am
          Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
      7. Apr
        28
        Thu

        1. C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
          6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

          The next C.A.T. (Citizens Action Team) meeting is scheduled for April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Lange Building located at 109 East Park Street. Citizens are encouraged to attend to speak with officers reference questions or concerns.

          +
          6:00 pm
          C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
      8. Apr
        29
        Fri

        1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
          5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

          The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
          There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
          • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
          • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
          The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
          The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
          Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
          To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
          “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
          The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

          +
          5:30 pm
          Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      9. Apr
        30
        Sat

        1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
          8:00 am – 12:00 pm

          The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
          There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
          • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
          • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
          The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
          The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
          Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
          To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
          “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
          The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

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          8:00 am
          Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      10. May
        1
        Sun

        1. “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
          1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

          The Audrain County Humane Society will host “Paws in the Park” on Sunday, May 1 from 1-4 p.m.
          Events include a pet costumes show and dog walk and parade. There will also be Dance Drill teams, a pet photo booth, dog nail trimming and pet tag engraving, games for the kids, face painting, treats for dogs, raffles, free bottled water and snacks, treats for dogs, and raffles. All the proceeds go to the Audrain County Humane Society.

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          1:00 pm
          “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
      +
      8:00 am
      Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
  10. May
    1
    Sun

    1. “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      The Audrain County Humane Society will host “Paws in the Park” on Sunday, May 1 from 1-4 p.m.
      Events include a pet costumes show and dog walk and parade. There will also be Dance Drill teams, a pet photo booth, dog nail trimming and pet tag engraving, games for the kids, face painting, treats for dogs, raffles, free bottled water and snacks, treats for dogs, and raffles. All the proceeds go to the Audrain County Humane Society.

      Agenda

      1. Apr
        15
        Fri

        1. Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
          9:45 am – 10:45 am

          Van-Far will be holding a Mock Accident on Friday, April 15 at around 9:45 a.m. at the high school for grades 7-12. The students will be making the 9-1-1 call in the morning. The Mock Accident will be held in the bus loop site at the school.
          Participating agencies will be Vandalia Auto Sales, Van-Far Ambulance District, Farber Fire Department, Vandalia Fire Department, Staff of Life helicopter, and Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Scott White of Troop F. Sgt. White will present a program following the docu-drama in the gym. Parents may have students opt out of one or both presentations due to them being graphic.
          The event is being held through the direction of Kathy Allen, Van-Far nurse, and Jeff Scrogin, SRO Officer.

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          9:45 am
          Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
      2. Apr
        16
        Sat

        1. Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
          5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

          The Second Annual Laddonia Athletic Association Bingo Night will be on April 16 at Robnett Crop Insurance, south building, in Laddonia, Mo. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6 p.m. featuring 20 games for $20 and door prizes. Raffle tickets will be available for $1 each or 6 for $5. Winners will receive Pampered Chef, Longaberger Baskets, 31, Initials, Scentsy or other gift cards up for grabs. Proceeds will be used for the Annual Fourth of July Celebration.

          +
          5:00 pm
          Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
      3. Apr
        22
        Fri

        1. Martinsburg Cruise Night
          5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

          Rev up those engines; it’s time for the 13th Annual Martinsburg Cruise Night! This year’s festivities will be held rain or shine on Friday, April 22 from 5-8 p.m.
          The annual car show fundraiser brings together car and motorcycle enthusiasts, plus raises money for the upkeep of the Martinsburg Community Room/Branch Library as well as various other community undertakings.
          This event is a crowd favorite with trophies awarded to Best Car, Truck, Motorcycle, Antique, Race car, Street Rod, Muscle Car, Roadster, and Best of Show.
          Music Express is providing DJ and music services. In case car enthusiasts need a pit stop, concessions will be served by Martinsburg Area Community Betterment. Commemorative T-shirts will be available for $15.
          The Community Betterment organization hopes attendees stop by to enjoy an evening of cars, food, music, and friends.

          +
          5:00 pm
          Martinsburg Cruise Night
      4. Apr
        23
        Sat

        1. VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
          9:00 am – 10:00 am

          The Vandalia Area Historical Society will meet on Saturday, April 23 at 9 a.m. in the Genealogy Research Library on Main St. Everyone is welcome to attend.

          +
          9:00 am
          VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
      5. Apr
        24
        Sun

        1. Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
          2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

          Enjoy Wild Flower Walks at Scattering Fork Outdoor Center on Sunday, April 24 from 2-4:30 p.m.
          Walk the trails and enjoy masses of blooming wild flowers. Taste violet jelly and five other homemade wild jellies. Learn how to create a container garden taught by the Garden Club. Play Wildflower Bingo and go on a Woods Scavenger Hunt. Make, plant, and take a paper grow pot. This is a free activity with donations encouraged for families, singles,  and friends. All are welcome. Call Director Laura Worstell 573-581-3003 for directions.

          +
          2:00 pm
          Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
      6. Apr
        26
        Tue

        1. Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
          11:30 am – 1:00 pm

          SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Audrain will host a free lunch and learn on “Outpatient Solutions to Common Orthopedic Problems” on Tuesday, April 26, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Jansen Auditorium, 620 East Monroe St., in Mexico.
          Dr. Rick White and Carrie Lucas, FNP, with SSM Health Orthopedics will cover carpal tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff tears, and disorders of the shoulder as well as causes of knee pain and more.
          Dr. White is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and general orthopedics. He attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Missouri. After residency, he completed a one-year fellowship in sports medicine at Baylor Sports Medicine Institute in Houston, Texas, where he was actively involved in the care of athletes on the Houston Astros baseball team, the Houston Texans National Football League team, and with the athletes from the University of Houston. Dr. White is board certified in orthopedics, has a subspecialty certification in sports medicine, and treats disorders of the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, and wrist. He specializes in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery.
          Reservations are required by April 22 and space is limited. Please call 1-844-SSM-WELL or register online at ssmhealthmidmo.com.

          +
          11:30 am
          Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
      7. Apr
        28
        Thu

        1. C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
          6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

          The next C.A.T. (Citizens Action Team) meeting is scheduled for April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Lange Building located at 109 East Park Street. Citizens are encouraged to attend to speak with officers reference questions or concerns.

          +
          6:00 pm
          C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
      8. Apr
        29
        Fri

        1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
          5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

          The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
          There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
          • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
          • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
          The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
          The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
          Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
          To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
          “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
          The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

          +
          5:30 pm
          Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      9. Apr
        30
        Sat

        1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
          8:00 am – 12:00 pm

          The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
          There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
          • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
          • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
          The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
          The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
          Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
          To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
          “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
          The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

          +
          8:00 am
          Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      10. May
        1
        Sun

        1. “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
          1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

          The Audrain County Humane Society will host “Paws in the Park” on Sunday, May 1 from 1-4 p.m.
          Events include a pet costumes show and dog walk and parade. There will also be Dance Drill teams, a pet photo booth, dog nail trimming and pet tag engraving, games for the kids, face painting, treats for dogs, raffles, free bottled water and snacks, treats for dogs, and raffles. All the proceeds go to the Audrain County Humane Society.

          +
          1:00 pm
          “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
      +
      1:00 pm
      “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society

Agenda

  1. Apr
    15
    Fri

    1. Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
      9:45 am – 10:45 am

      Van-Far will be holding a Mock Accident on Friday, April 15 at around 9:45 a.m. at the high school for grades 7-12. The students will be making the 9-1-1 call in the morning. The Mock Accident will be held in the bus loop site at the school.
      Participating agencies will be Vandalia Auto Sales, Van-Far Ambulance District, Farber Fire Department, Vandalia Fire Department, Staff of Life helicopter, and Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Scott White of Troop F. Sgt. White will present a program following the docu-drama in the gym. Parents may have students opt out of one or both presentations due to them being graphic.
      The event is being held through the direction of Kathy Allen, Van-Far nurse, and Jeff Scrogin, SRO Officer.

      +
      9:45 am
      Van-Far set for April 15 Mock Accident @ Van-Far High School
  2. Apr
    16
    Sat

    1. Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
      5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      The Second Annual Laddonia Athletic Association Bingo Night will be on April 16 at Robnett Crop Insurance, south building, in Laddonia, Mo. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6 p.m. featuring 20 games for $20 and door prizes. Raffle tickets will be available for $1 each or 6 for $5. Winners will receive Pampered Chef, Longaberger Baskets, 31, Initials, Scentsy or other gift cards up for grabs. Proceeds will be used for the Annual Fourth of July Celebration.

      +
      5:00 pm
      Bingo Night slated for April 16 in Laddonia @ Robnett Crop Insurance-South Building
  3. Apr
    22
    Fri

    1. Martinsburg Cruise Night
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Rev up those engines; it’s time for the 13th Annual Martinsburg Cruise Night! This year’s festivities will be held rain or shine on Friday, April 22 from 5-8 p.m.
      The annual car show fundraiser brings together car and motorcycle enthusiasts, plus raises money for the upkeep of the Martinsburg Community Room/Branch Library as well as various other community undertakings.
      This event is a crowd favorite with trophies awarded to Best Car, Truck, Motorcycle, Antique, Race car, Street Rod, Muscle Car, Roadster, and Best of Show.
      Music Express is providing DJ and music services. In case car enthusiasts need a pit stop, concessions will be served by Martinsburg Area Community Betterment. Commemorative T-shirts will be available for $15.
      The Community Betterment organization hopes attendees stop by to enjoy an evening of cars, food, music, and friends.

      +
      5:00 pm
      Martinsburg Cruise Night
  4. Apr
    23
    Sat

    1. VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
      9:00 am – 10:00 am

      The Vandalia Area Historical Society will meet on Saturday, April 23 at 9 a.m. in the Genealogy Research Library on Main St. Everyone is welcome to attend.

      +
      9:00 am
      VAHS Meeting @ Genealogy Research Library
  5. Apr
    24
    Sun

    1. Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
      2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      Enjoy Wild Flower Walks at Scattering Fork Outdoor Center on Sunday, April 24 from 2-4:30 p.m.
      Walk the trails and enjoy masses of blooming wild flowers. Taste violet jelly and five other homemade wild jellies. Learn how to create a container garden taught by the Garden Club. Play Wildflower Bingo and go on a Woods Scavenger Hunt. Make, plant, and take a paper grow pot. This is a free activity with donations encouraged for families, singles,  and friends. All are welcome. Call Director Laura Worstell 573-581-3003 for directions.

      +
      2:00 pm
      Wild Flowers Walks set for Sunday, April 24 @ Scattering Fork Outdoor Center
  6. Apr
    26
    Tue

    1. Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
      11:30 am – 1:00 pm

      SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Audrain will host a free lunch and learn on “Outpatient Solutions to Common Orthopedic Problems” on Tuesday, April 26, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Jansen Auditorium, 620 East Monroe St., in Mexico.
      Dr. Rick White and Carrie Lucas, FNP, with SSM Health Orthopedics will cover carpal tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff tears, and disorders of the shoulder as well as causes of knee pain and more.
      Dr. White is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and general orthopedics. He attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Missouri. After residency, he completed a one-year fellowship in sports medicine at Baylor Sports Medicine Institute in Houston, Texas, where he was actively involved in the care of athletes on the Houston Astros baseball team, the Houston Texans National Football League team, and with the athletes from the University of Houston. Dr. White is board certified in orthopedics, has a subspecialty certification in sports medicine, and treats disorders of the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, and wrist. He specializes in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery.
      Reservations are required by April 22 and space is limited. Please call 1-844-SSM-WELL or register online at ssmhealthmidmo.com.

      +
      11:30 am
      Lunch event April 26 at SSM @ Jansen Auditorium
  7. Apr
    28
    Thu

    1. C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      The next C.A.T. (Citizens Action Team) meeting is scheduled for April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Lange Building located at 109 East Park Street. Citizens are encouraged to attend to speak with officers reference questions or concerns.

      +
      6:00 pm
      C.A.T. meeting @ Lange Building
  8. Apr
    29
    Fri

    1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

      The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
      There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
      • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
      • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
      The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
      The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
      Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
      To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
      “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
      The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

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      5:30 pm
      Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
  9. Apr
    30
    Sat

    1. Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
      8:00 am – 12:00 pm

      The Spring session of the Audrain County Health Department’s Love and Logic Parenting Class is fast approaching. This year’s spring class will be held on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Audrain County Health Department, located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive, in Mexico.
      There is no cost for attending this two-session program, but pre-registration for interested participants is required. The two sessions are:
      • Andrea Swartz, Peer Counselor presents: “Becoming A Love and Logic Parent”
      • Greta Hopke, RD, will present:  “Your Family’s Health”
      The Friday evening session will go from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and the Saturday session is from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
      The classes are designed for parents, teachers, and caregivers. The classes meet training hour requirements for foster parents and meet clock-hour guidelines for day care providers.
      Swartz’s parenting class is from the nationally renowned Love and Logic Institute in Colorado and in Hopke’s class, participants will learn about physical fitness and nutrition for your family and you will learn tips on how to get your children to make healthier food choices.
      To learn more or to register to attend, contact ACHD LPN Kerry Patton at 573-581-1332.
      “Love and Logic parenting classes provide a loving, balanced approach that is neither permissive nor punitive. The classes show adults how to discipline kids without losing their love and respect. The classes also focus on helping children develop personal responsibility, self-control and good decision making skills. Most importantly, Love and Logic focuses on nurturing long-term relationships and reinforcing good character,” said ACHD Administrator Sandra Hewlett, MS, APRN, FACHE.
      The Love and Logic program is made possible through the Maternal Child Health Program, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services.

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      8:00 am
      Love and Logic Class April 29-30 @ Audrain County Health Department
  10. May
    1
    Sun

    1. “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society
      1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      The Audrain County Humane Society will host “Paws in the Park” on Sunday, May 1 from 1-4 p.m.
      Events include a pet costumes show and dog walk and parade. There will also be Dance Drill teams, a pet photo booth, dog nail trimming and pet tag engraving, games for the kids, face painting, treats for dogs, raffles, free bottled water and snacks, treats for dogs, and raffles. All the proceeds go to the Audrain County Humane Society.

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      1:00 pm
      “Paws in the Park” scheduled for May 1 @ Audrain County Humane Society