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ABS Band at SGF Expo Center

Springfield, MO— The ABS Band will be performing at the Springfield Expo Center, Saturday, June 17, from 1 pm – 3 pm. The Arthur Duncan Jazz Trio Springfield, MO – Come out and hear The Arthur Duncan Jazz Trio at the Where House Bar located at 2463 W. Sunshine St.,

It’s time to give Black fathers the credit they deserve

By Alvin Thomas— Pop culture is finally pushing back against mischaracterizations of Black fathers as absent or uninvolved. Multiple recent cultural moments have thrust Black fatherhood into the American consciousness, in the process defying popular stereotypes of Black fathers. Recent celebrations of Black fathers include the movie “King Richard,” about Venus

No quick fix for those struggling to staff their companies

Springfield, MO—For some time now, many businesses have struggled to staff their companies. Both large and small businesses are struggling to fill and retain job vacancies. There is a lot of speculation as to the cause of this. From the effects of COVID, to a mass number of retirements, lack

Lack of Communication is #1 Lawsuit in Senior Living Communities

Springfield, MO— During the years I was a licensed long-term care administrator, I was required to attend several state and national conferences for my continued education and licensure. One of the subjects that was consistently presented to administrators, directors of nursing, and administration staff by attorneys was the lack of

The Impact of Men’s Health on Fatherhood

Springfield, MO— June is National Men’s Health Month. It’s a time for boys and men to focus on caring for their bodies by eating healthy foods, getting physical activity, and being diligent about preventing chronic disease. June is also the time we celebrate men with Father’s Day. Fatherhood is rewarding

Pick up an “I Too Am America” passport

In honor of Juneteenth, take a cultural tour of the African American community. Beginning June 3, pick up an “I Too Am America” passport at any Springfield Greene County Library or at Barnes & Noble, 3055 S. Glenstone, to guide you as you explore African American timeline history and learn

2023 Springfield Juneteenth Celebration

Springfield, MO— A city-wide Juneteenth Celebration weekend will start on Friday, June 16. at the Springfield Art Museum featuring The Living History Actors and Milly Project Performance. The History Actors starts at 5:00 pm and the Milly Project Performance is at 6:00 pm. These events are free to the public

An example of a PayPal scam. Don’t fall for the trick

Springfield, MO— Scammers like to send emails like they’re coming from PayPal. Payment request email arrives from PayPal- say $300. You log into PayPal independently, which is good. You see that payment request right there in PayPal for $300. And PayPal shows that this is probably a fraudulent request. You don’t

Fundraiser to support A Girl Like Me Network

Springfield, MO—Join us for the 2nd Annual Women of Excellence Tea and Lunch fundraiser—an event you won’t want to miss! Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 10, 2023, from 11 am to 1:30 pm at the Drew Lewis Foundation located at The Fairbanks, 1126 N. Broadway Ave. Due to the

Omega Nu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Adopt-A-Street

Springfield, MO—The Omega Nu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® asks that you join them on Saturday, June 17, 2023, from 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. for their triannual Adopt-A-Street Clean Up. Meet us on Sherman Avenue (between Central St. and Division St.). This community service project is directly aligned