AgEBB-MU CAFNR Extension

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

January 18, 2019

Ozark Press Association Training in Springfield
on Feb. 22; Register by Jan. 25 to Receive Discount

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — University of Missouri Extension and the Missouri Press Association will host the Ozarks Press Association Conference 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Feb. 22 at the Springfield Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield.

Programs topics for journalists will address how newspapers can take the lead in their community and methods for maintaining subscribers. A panel of local media experts will address how media outlets can generate revenue with special events.

Dr. Amy Patillo will lead an afternoon strategic doing session with the theme of: "Dream Big Dreams for Your Newspaper."

The "Bright Ideas Session" returns. Those attending will have the opportunity to share bright ideas in a roundtable format and perhaps win a prize.

Register by Jan. 25 and receive a ten-dollar discount for a ticket price of $25 a person.

Registration is $35 per person after Jan. 25. This fee 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

Checks can be mailed to Ozarks Press Association, c/o Tricia Chapman, PO Box 490, Ozark, Mo. 65721.

Source: David Burton, (417) 881-8909

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