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Jan
23
Tue
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Jan 23 @ 12:30 am – 1:30 am

The Addicts Victorious meetings have moved to the Unity Outreach building at 210 S. Main, in Vandalia. Meetings are every Monday at the new location 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Farm Bureau to hold annual banquet Jan. 23
Jan 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Audrain County Farm Bureau will host the annual Legislative Banquet on January 23. Missouri State Representative Vicky Hartzler, R-District 4 will be the key note speaker. This is an opportunity to thank the legislators for the service they provide to the members of Farm Bureau and it also gives members an occasion to meet and visit with them.
The social will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner being served at 6:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall 9584 Highway 15, in Mexico.
RSVP customer service representative Shirley Lynch by January 17 at 573-581-3881 to make your reservations.

Jan
25
Thu
Van-Far to host a REALL Simulation on Jan. 25
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

On January 25, the Van-Far High School will host a “REALL Simulation” in the gymnasium at 9 a.m.
The event will have community members and high school students from the area involved in a life simulation.

Jan
30
Tue
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Jan 30 @ 12:30 am – 1:30 am

The Addicts Victorious meetings have moved to the Unity Outreach building at 210 S. Main, in Vandalia. Meetings are every Monday at the new location 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Jan
31
Wed
Farm leases session to be held Jan. 31
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:45 pm

The University of Missouri Extension offers a Jan. 31 evening session on farm leases throughout the state.
“Farm leases are a hot topic right now with cash rents at their current level and crop prices dropping,” said Joe Koenen, agricultural business specialist with MU Extension. “Property owners and tenants need to make certain they are getting what they believe they should be.” Koenen is a longtime presenter on fair farm leases.
Topics include:
• Current cash rent trends in Missouri.
• Creating a lease.
• Terminating a lease.
• Recreational (hunting) leases.
• Livestock leases.
• Crop share leases.
The program is presented via Zoom or Skype with instructors at each site. Attendees have opportunities to interact with presenters. There is a charge of $30 per person or $45 per couple or two people from the same organization. A light meal and one copy of materials are provided per fee. Register by January 29.
The program runs 6-9 p.m. Dates and locations are:
• Princeton, MU Extension Center in Mercer County, 807 E. Hickland St.
• Macon, MU Extension Center in Macon County, 407 N. Missouri St., Suites A and B.
• Fulton, MU Extension Center in Callaway County, 5803 County Road 302.
• Linn, Osage County Community Center, 1811 Highway 50.
Contact Koenen at 660-947-2705 or koenenj@missouri.edu for more information and to register. For more than 100 years, University of Missouri Extension has extended university-based knowledge beyond the campus into all counties of the state. In doing so, extension has strengthened families, businesses and communities.

Feb
1
Thu
Community invited to Van-Far championship ring celebration, Feb. 1
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Van-Far R-I School District is inviting the community to a state championship ring ceremony at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 1 at the high school gym.
Van-Far boys track and field as well as Van-Far cheerleading will receive their state championship rings to commemorate their accomplishments in 2017.
The parents and the community are invited to the celebration.
Both squads will also be recognized in between varsity basketball games on Friday, February 2.

Feb
6
Tue
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Feb 6 @ 12:30 am – 1:30 am

The Addicts Victorious meetings have moved to the Unity Outreach building at 210 S. Main, in Vandalia. Meetings are every Monday at the new location 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Feb
7
Wed
Retirees to meet
Feb 7 @ 10:30 am – 1:15 pm

The Audrain County Area Public School Retirees will meet at 10:30 a.m. in the meeting room of the Audrain County Historical Society on Wednesday, February 7. Keith Louder, of Mexico High School, will present the program, “Project Lead the Way” at 10:45 a.m.. A $5 soup/dessert lunch will be provided by the Social Committee. Call Teresa Wenzel at 594-3375 if you wish to attend. All public school retirees are welcome.

Feb
12
Mon
Workshop on crop grants on Feb. 12
Feb 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The University of Missouri Extension will hold a Specialty Crop Block Grant workshop 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Monday, February 12 in Hannibal.
MU Extension agricultural business specialist Darla Campbell said participants will learn how to write a grant to potentially fund scaled-up production for specialty crops. This workshop will help them learn how to increase numbers of vegetables and fruits to meet market demands and increase profits. Specialty crops include fruits, vegetables, nuts, flowers and other products.
The $15 fee includes materials and a light meal. Participants must RSVP by Feb. 8 to Campbell at 573-769-2177 or campbelld@missouri.edu, or to Debi Kelly at 636-797-5391 or kellyd@missouri.edu.
The event will be at Homebank of Hannibal, 3817 McMasters Ave.
University of Missouri, Lincoln University, U.S. Department of Agriculture and local extension councils sponsor the event.
For more than 100 years, University of Missouri Extension has extended university-based knowledge beyond the campus into all counties of the state. In doing so, extension has strengthened families, businesses, and communities.

Feb
13
Tue
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Feb 13 @ 12:30 am – 1:30 am

The Addicts Victorious meetings have moved to the Unity Outreach building at 210 S. Main, in Vandalia. Meetings are every Monday at the new location 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Jan
23
Tue
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Jan 23 @ 12:30 am – 1:30 am

The Addicts Victorious meetings have moved to the Unity Outreach building at 210 S. Main, in Vandalia. Meetings are every Monday at the new location 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Farm Bureau to hold annual banquet Jan. 23
Jan 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Audrain County Farm Bureau will host the annual Legislative Banquet on January 23. Missouri State Representative Vicky Hartzler, R-District 4 will be the key note speaker. This is an opportunity to thank the legislators for the service they provide to the members of Farm Bureau and it also gives members an occasion to meet and visit with them.
The social will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner being served at 6:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall 9584 Highway 15, in Mexico.
RSVP customer service representative Shirley Lynch by January 17 at 573-581-3881 to make your reservations.

Jan
25
Thu
Van-Far to host a REALL Simulation on Jan. 25
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

On January 25, the Van-Far High School will host a “REALL Simulation” in the gymnasium at 9 a.m.
The event will have community members and high school students from the area involved in a life simulation.

Jan
30
Tue
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Jan 30 @ 12:30 am – 1:30 am

The Addicts Victorious meetings have moved to the Unity Outreach building at 210 S. Main, in Vandalia. Meetings are every Monday at the new location 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Jan
31
Wed
Farm leases session to be held Jan. 31
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:45 pm

The University of Missouri Extension offers a Jan. 31 evening session on farm leases throughout the state.
“Farm leases are a hot topic right now with cash rents at their current level and crop prices dropping,” said Joe Koenen, agricultural business specialist with MU Extension. “Property owners and tenants need to make certain they are getting what they believe they should be.” Koenen is a longtime presenter on fair farm leases.
Topics include:
• Current cash rent trends in Missouri.
• Creating a lease.
• Terminating a lease.
• Recreational (hunting) leases.
• Livestock leases.
• Crop share leases.
The program is presented via Zoom or Skype with instructors at each site. Attendees have opportunities to interact with presenters. There is a charge of $30 per person or $45 per couple or two people from the same organization. A light meal and one copy of materials are provided per fee. Register by January 29.
The program runs 6-9 p.m. Dates and locations are:
• Princeton, MU Extension Center in Mercer County, 807 E. Hickland St.
• Macon, MU Extension Center in Macon County, 407 N. Missouri St., Suites A and B.
• Fulton, MU Extension Center in Callaway County, 5803 County Road 302.
• Linn, Osage County Community Center, 1811 Highway 50.
Contact Koenen at 660-947-2705 or koenenj@missouri.edu for more information and to register. For more than 100 years, University of Missouri Extension has extended university-based knowledge beyond the campus into all counties of the state. In doing so, extension has strengthened families, businesses and communities.

Feb
1
Thu
Community invited to Van-Far championship ring celebration, Feb. 1
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Van-Far R-I School District is inviting the community to a state championship ring ceremony at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 1 at the high school gym.
Van-Far boys track and field as well as Van-Far cheerleading will receive their state championship rings to commemorate their accomplishments in 2017.
The parents and the community are invited to the celebration.
Both squads will also be recognized in between varsity basketball games on Friday, February 2.

Feb
6
Tue
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Feb 6 @ 12:30 am – 1:30 am

The Addicts Victorious meetings have moved to the Unity Outreach building at 210 S. Main, in Vandalia. Meetings are every Monday at the new location 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Feb
7
Wed
Retirees to meet
Feb 7 @ 10:30 am – 1:15 pm

The Audrain County Area Public School Retirees will meet at 10:30 a.m. in the meeting room of the Audrain County Historical Society on Wednesday, February 7. Keith Louder, of Mexico High School, will present the program, “Project Lead the Way” at 10:45 a.m.. A $5 soup/dessert lunch will be provided by the Social Committee. Call Teresa Wenzel at 594-3375 if you wish to attend. All public school retirees are welcome.

Feb
12
Mon
Workshop on crop grants on Feb. 12
Feb 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The University of Missouri Extension will hold a Specialty Crop Block Grant workshop 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Monday, February 12 in Hannibal.
MU Extension agricultural business specialist Darla Campbell said participants will learn how to write a grant to potentially fund scaled-up production for specialty crops. This workshop will help them learn how to increase numbers of vegetables and fruits to meet market demands and increase profits. Specialty crops include fruits, vegetables, nuts, flowers and other products.
The $15 fee includes materials and a light meal. Participants must RSVP by Feb. 8 to Campbell at 573-769-2177 or campbelld@missouri.edu, or to Debi Kelly at 636-797-5391 or kellyd@missouri.edu.
The event will be at Homebank of Hannibal, 3817 McMasters Ave.
University of Missouri, Lincoln University, U.S. Department of Agriculture and local extension councils sponsor the event.
For more than 100 years, University of Missouri Extension has extended university-based knowledge beyond the campus into all counties of the state. In doing so, extension has strengthened families, businesses, and communities.

Feb
13
Tue
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Feb 13 @ 12:30 am – 1:30 am

The Addicts Victorious meetings have moved to the Unity Outreach building at 210 S. Main, in Vandalia. Meetings are every Monday at the new location 6:30-7:30 p.m.