National Campaign to Bust Myths, Present Facts about Cancer Risk

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February is Cancer Prevention Month. The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is leading a national campaign to help Americans separate the myths from facts about cancer risk. Throughout the month, AICR will debunk cancer misperceptions and empower Americans with accurate, evidence-based advice on cancer prevention. AICR estimates that around 40 percent […]

Start-up Weekend provides experiential education for entrepreneurs

Springfield, MO— Techstars Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Techstars Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations. Participants create working startups during the event and are able […]

Disney’s THE LION KING comes to Springfield’s Hammons Hall

Springfield, MO — Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its Springfield premiere at Juanita K. Hammons Hall, February 27 – March 10. More than 95 million people […]

2019 Multicultural Festival draws record crowd!

Springfield, MO­— Unite of Southwest Missouri presented the 22nd Springfield Multicultural Festival on Monday, January 21, at the Oasis Hotel & Convention Center.The Springfield Multicultural Festival is an annual performing arts and community resource expo designed to provide access to cultural enrichment through the visual and performing arts. The festival features performing artists representing cultures […]