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Board members and officers for 2015 were sworn in during the regular meeting Wednesday, Feb. 11. They are: Terry Cook, Bo Stinnett, Brent Engel, Ruth Heffner, Dave Oney, Secretary Karen Kieffer, Sue Moore, Treasurer Elizabeth Kingsley, Elisha Koenig, President Christine Rutherford, and Vice President Holly Scherder-Delgman.

Chamber plans annual banquet – 2015 board members, officers installed

Posted on February 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Plans for the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet are moving forward, it was announced during last Wednesday’s regular Chamber meeting. President Christine Rutherford called the meeting to order at 12:05 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance. As the first item of business, the 2015 board members and officers were sworn in. Next, the secretary and treasurer’s reports were read. Secretary Karen Kieffer read the previous meeting’s minutes. Treasurer

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  • Retired teachers reflect on 2014

    Posted on February 10, 2015 at 2:37 pm

    Pike County Retired Teachers and School Personnel have submitted their totals of volunteer efforts for 2014. Retired teachers serve as volunteers at community events, collect food to distribute to needy individuals/families, and donate dollars to feed the hungry programs. Following the motto for the group, “To Serve, Not To Be Served,” members of the group give back to their communities. Some of their activities include serving at Back to School

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  • YMCA staff attends Mentoring Summit

    Posted on February 6, 2015 at 12:08 pm

    Last month, staff from the Twin Pike Family YMCA traveled to Washington, D.C. to take part in the National Mentoring Summit and to meet with legislators from Missouri to advocate for the importance of mentoring programs in the development of our nation’s youth. Staff members from the Twin Pike Family YMCA’s local mentoring program were selected by YMCA of the USA staff to attend the national mentoring event to represent

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  • Share the Harvest deer helps feed hungry

    Posted on February 6, 2015 at 12:05 pm

    According to the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), nearly 4,000 deer hunters donated more than 212,300 pounds of venison from the 2014 Missouri deer harvest to the state’s Share the Harvest program. Share the Harvest is administered by the Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) and MDC to help feed hungry Missourians. The program orchestrates the efforts of thousands of hunters, numerous local supporting organizations, and more than 100 participating meat

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  • Peden honored for 50 years as Mason

    Posted on February 3, 2015 at 3:03 pm

    Robert Peden Mason

    On Dec. 18, 2014 Robert Peden received his certificate in honor of his service of 50 years as a Master Mason. Presenting him with this honor was Tim Turco, DDGM of Masonic District II, and Chris Peterman, DDGL of Masonic District II.  The grand lodge of Missouri has been in existence for 194 years. Few organizations have achieved this longevity and they continue to be charitable for our brethren, lodges

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  • Relay for Life begins planning

    Posted on February 3, 2015 at 3:02 pm

    Pike County Relay for Life has started planning for the next Relay for Life event to be held on Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Pike County Fairgrounds. What is Relay for Life?  At Relay For Life events, communities across the globe come together to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against a disease that has already taken too much. The funds raised truly make a difference

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  • BGMS to host recycling, disposal event

    Posted on February 3, 2015 at 3:01 pm

    The Bowling Green Middle School will once again be hosting an electronic and hazardous waste drop off/recycling event. The event will be similar to what the school did last year, although it is planned to be set up at the shelter house next to the pool in order to use the larger parking lots for the drop off.   Event Details BG City Park April 11 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  

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