AgEBB-MU CAFNR Extension

David Burton
Civic Communications Specialist
2400 S. Scenic Ave.
Springfield, MO 65807

January 12, 2018

Ozark Press Association Training in Springfield on
Feb. 23; Register by Jan. 26 to get Free Shirt

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — University of Missouri Extension and the Missouri Press Association will host the Ozarks Press Association Conference 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Feb. 23 at the Springfield Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield.

Missouri Press Association Hotline Attorney Jean Maneke will be the featured speaker.

Missouri Press Service Advertising Director Ted Lawrence will present a session on selling your core product.

Other panelists and presenters include Missouri's 2018 National Newspaper Association state chair Jacob Brower, publisher at the Cassville Democrat and Monett Times; Ozark County Times' owner/publisher Norene Prososki; Christian County Headliner-News general manager Tricia Chapman; and Carthage Press publisher Jamey Honeycutt.

A new feature at the convention will be the "Bright Ideas Session" which will wrap up the one-day convention. Those attending will have the opportunity to share additional revenue-generating ideas in a roundtable format.

Register by Jan. 26 and receive a free t-shirt. The first registration from a newspaper is $50 which each additional staff member costing only $25. This includes refreshments and a lunch catered by Maggie Maes.

For more information on the program, contact the Missouri Press Association. Registration information can be found online at or on the Greene County MU Extension website at

Source: David Burton, (417) 881-8909

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