June 25, 2007
Teacher Beth Crittenden, left, talks to Susan and Christopher Link, 7, about the process the children used to develop stories over the last two weeks. Seven students attended the two-week camp at Stephens College.
June 24, 2007
Audience members at Youth Jam, held by Heritage Baptist Church on June 15, enjoy music performed by Andy Rhea, Jordan Rhea and Foday Mashburn. The crowd enjoyed music, games and an iPod giveaway.
Lita Pistono hugs her daughter, Claire, during the Wilson/Clark Family Reunion at Cosmopolitan Park on Saturday. The event was organized by Traci Wilson-Kleekamp, who worked hard to trace her family history.
Margaret Banty shows pictures of her distant relatives she brought to the Wilson/Clark Family Reunion on Saturday, June 23. The ancestry of the reunion attendees stems back to slaves that lived in Missouri. Traci Wilson organized the reunion, after searching genealogy records for the last three years, in order bring together all family that were related to her great, great grandparents.
Margaret Banty, left, and Doris Kenney talk about relatives, past and present, at the Wilson/Clark Family Reunion at Cosmo Park on Saturday, June 23. Family members celebrated old kinships and developed new ones with younger generations and distant relatives.
Classroom teacher, Beth Crittenden, left, talks to Susan and Christopher Link, age 7, about the process the kids used to develop stories over the last two weeks. Seven kids attended the two-week camp at Stephens College - on Friday, June 22, the last day of camp, parents were treated as every kid read aloud to the group their favorite story they had written.
Chad Mahurin tumbles in to the mud trying to make a return during a mud volleyball tournament Saturday to promote Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Central Missouri.
Micah Wright, 5, looks for the finish line while swimming in the 25-meter freestyle Saturday at Wilson’s Fitness Center in Columbia. The Missouri Athletic Center organizes a summer league with two ages groups that holds meets on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Madison Wright, 7, left, and her brother Micah, right, wait for their races to start.
Foday Mashburn (left) Andy Rhea(middle) and Jordan Rhea (right) prepare a play list before their performance for Youth Jam put on by Heritage Baptist Church on Friday June 15, 2007. Andy is a Church Music Major at Legrange Gollege in Hannibal. He said "it is so crazy we get to come here to perform and get paid for it."
June 23, 2007
Michele Rudroff performs drug extractions from plasma samples in the Sample Preparation Lab at Analytical Bio-Chemistry Laboratories. She will be one of the workers moving to the new lab facility early next year in MU’s research and technology park, Discovery Ridge. ABC Labs were formed in the late ’60s and are one of MU’s earlier experiences with the easy transfer of technology from academic research into the business world.
The oldest building of the ABC Labs complex in Columbia was opened 40 years ago under the direction of Dr. Charles Gehrke. The new facility is scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2008 and house analytical labs to support drug development.
The construction site of ABC Labs on Discovery Ridge will allow the lab new facilities to provide analytical and biological services for pharmaceutical, agricultural, animal health and chemical industries.
Artist’s rendering of ABC Labs, currently under construction.
Charles Dale, left, Tim Koyn and Noah, the dog, on the construction site of ABC Labs. The lab is one of two of the first tenants to build in Discovery Ridge, MU’s new research and technology park.
Carrie Brown/Guest Editor