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Left: Watercolorist Jim Peters paints inside the MEC Building. Jim is one of more than a dozen previous Rural Missouri story subjects who will be
showcased at the popular People From Our Pages display. Right: Children can color and learn about electric safety inside the MEC Building.
to make rural Missouri such a great place to live and
play. Ground-source heat pumps keep the building cool
and offer a reprieve from the late-summer heat. Co-op
personnel will be on hand to answer questions, and there
are displays on energy efficiency, safety and statewide
cooperative youth programs.
Stop by the Rural Missouri area of the MEC Building to
enjoy a variety of our award-winning photos and videos
on display, talk to a staff member and read some of our
readers' favorite stories from the past few years. Our
popular " People From Our Pages " will be back giving
guests the chance to interact with some of Rural Missouri's
story subjects. You and your family can get your picture
taken in front of a mural depicting Rural Missouri mascot
Buddy Bear, or you can meet him in person if you visit the
building at 10 a.m., noon or 2 p.m. daily from Aug. 12-21.
Other opportunities inside the MEC Building include
checking out an electric vehicle on display, chatting with
employees of Missouri's electric cooperatives and viewing
displays highlighting Missouri's bicentennial. Attending
college or a trade school this fall? Missouri's electric
cooperatives are offering four $500 scholarships. The MEC
Building is the only place the applications can be picked
up or turned in. Winners will be chosen by a blind drawing
and must have a permanent Missouri address and be a
member in good standing of an electric cooperative.
The MEC Building will also play host to author Linda
Paige Shelby - daughter of Satchel Paige - on Saturday,
Aug. 14. Linda will be signing copies of her book, " Satchel
Paige at the State Fair, " that details the lessons the
pitching great taught his children on trips to the Sedalia
fairgrounds.
Seeking a thrill? Head on down to the popular Missouri
State Fair midway. There's something for everyone to
enjoy. From free-falling down tall slides to a gentle spin
in a Ferris wheel, you'll find something just the right
speed for you and your family. If you're planning on
spending considerable time at the midway, save money
by purchasing single-day unlimited ride wristbands.
Check the state fair website for prepay discounts. Be sure
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Aug. 12 - Check out some of the unique boutique items
and upcycled creations available at ReMade for a Purpose
in Fulton.
Aug. 13 - Marvel at the colossal-sized flowers that Cole
Camp metal artist Bill Brackett crafts from cold steel.
Aug. 14 - Take in the gorgeous turned wood art created
by Steve and Valerie Doerr of Joplin at The Wooden
Doerr.
Aug. 15 - You'll be transported to the days of Huck Finn
as Richard Garey excites with his Mark Twain impression
and watch watercolorist Jim Peters use paint - and a
few more distinctive liquids - to create his nostalgic
works of art.
Aug. 16 - See the custom, old-time banjos of Snowbird
Banjo Co. hand built by Jeremy Myers in Ava and
watercolorist Jim Peters.
Aug. 17 - Be inspired by the handcrafted creations from
members of the Lake of the Ozarks Carving Club.
Aug. 18 - Marvel at some of the old radios of yesteryear
that radio revivalist Eric Miller from Bonnots Mill has
humming again.
Aug. 19 - See the beautiful reclaimed wood products
made by Jon and Debbie Ortmann of Ortmann
Woodcraft and visit with bladesmith Bobby Walker of
Devils Backbone Knives.
Aug. 20 - Unique skills abound as feather painter Tina
Richards of Hollister and milliner Rose Monzyk show off
some of their best work.
Aug. 21 - Old is new again with the reclaimed furniture
that Brad and Callie Page of Centralia create at their shop
Reclaimed and Earl Mullins will pique your interest with
items from The Space Museum in Bonne Terre.
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