FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Contact: Kevin Flannery, (573) 526-0949
History Enthusiasts to Gather for Annual Meeting in Jefferson City
Jefferson City, Mo. — History enthusiasts from across the state will gather for the 2014 Friends of the Missouri State Archives annual meeting on Saturday, June 7, in the atrium of the James C. Kirkpatrick State Information Center in Jefferson City. Dr. Jim Price of the Institute for Traditional Ozark Crafts, an international authority on frontier tools, will lead a participatory, hands-on session from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Those attending the session are invited to bring old tools and other items of their own for identification and discussion (limit of two items per attendee). After the hands-on session, participants will hold a brief business meeting, which will then be followed at 12:00 p.m. by an Ozark-inspired luncheon and show-and-tell style program by Dr. Price.
The gathering is a limited space, RSVP event. For further information and to make reservations, call Brian Rogers at (573) 526-1981. The cost is $25 per person, payable at the door the day of the event or mailed to the Friends of the Missouri State Archives, PO Box 242, Jefferson City, MO 65102.
To learn more about the Institute of Traditional Ozark Crafts, visit its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pages/Institute-For-Traditional-Ozark-Crafts/307595563437.
Visit www.sos.mo.gov to learn more about the Office of the Missouri Secretary of State.
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