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2019 Missouri River Academy

Students get a unique opportunity to make new friends while developing a hands-on relationship with the Missouri River. 

Student Summer Camp

  • July 7-11, 2019
  • 5 days and 4 nights
  • New Haven, Missouri

Tuition: $400 per student

Registration is Full! 

To be added to the waitlist, email [email protected]  

Please come back in November 2019 to register for 2020!

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Mile Marker 68.3 Bier Fest - 2019

Bier Fest

Saturday, June 1, 2019

2 p.m. - 5 p.m. (VIPs get in at 1 p.m.)

in the Parking Lot at John G's Taproom in downtown Washington, MO. 
109 W Main St, Washington, MO 63090

It's the fifth annual beer festival in Washington, MO, hosted by John G's Taproom, home of Augusta Brewing, and it's a benefit for Missouri River Relief!

Purchase tickets now for this beautiful day of good suds,  tasty food and fun with a view of the river! Featuring an amazing lineup of more than 20 brewers and distillers from across the state. 

Hop on an Amtrak Train and head to our favorite river town! 

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AmeriCorps VISTA: Education Assistant

Missouri River Relief has filled the position of AmeriCorps VISTA: Education Assistant for the 2019-20 year. Please check back next year during the summer of 2020. 

         

UPDATE: Due to changes in the federal AmeriCorps VISTA timeline, we have changed our application deadline and position start date. We apologize for the inconvenience. Note new dates below.

  • Status: One Year Term/AmeriCorps VISTA/Full-Time
  • Start Date: November 13, 2019 (If candidate is available earlier, it will be possible to for an early start of October 15)
  • End Date: November 13, 2020 
  • Location: Columbia, Missouri 
  • Application Deadline: September 20, 2019  

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2019 Missouri River All Stars After-School Program

Every student dreams of being on an All-Star team.

In this after-school program, 100 Columbia Public School 4th graders and 8 teachers will have the opportunity to learn about the Missouri River ecosystem and the impact that humans have on the river. 

 

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Big Muddy Art - Benefit Auction March 14, 2019

Big Muddy Art AuctionFulton artist Jane Mudd

We had a fun and successful auction. 145 people attended - more than 100 more than our last auction! Auctioneer John Harrison from the Callaway Livestock Auction led the bidding, and he rocked it! 

All but two pieces met their minimum bid and most received as much or more than their retail value. That feels good for everyone. 

We had fantastic food donated by Tellers, Addison's, Coley's, HyVee and several of our dear friends. 

Thanks to the generous donations of our artist friends, we raised $8,000 for Missouri River Relief programs. Thank you to Orr Street Studios for donating the space, and for all the volunteers and art lovers that made it possible!

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