Greene County Extension Annual Meeting Monday

by David Burton

Mizzou alumni, supporters of Greene County MU Extension and interested members of the public are invited to attend the second Mizzou Founders Day and Greene County Extension Annual Meeting Dinner starting at 6 p.m., Monday, Feb. 10 at Relics Event Center, 2015 Battlefield Road, Springfield, Mo.

The evenings featured presentation is “Data in Motion: How Sports Analytics is Changing the Game,” by Dr. Chris Wikle and Dr. Erin Schliep, College of Arts and Science at the University of Missouri. Their research focuses on the difference sports analytics is making on games.

Reservations are required for the event (due to limited seating) and can be made online at under “events.” There is a cost of $10 per person.

The direct registration link is

This special event is in partnership with MU Extension, the Mizzou Alumni Association and Mizzou Athletics.

Other guest speakers will include Todd McCubbin, director of alumni at Mizzou, Lynn Kruel, president of the Alumni Association Student Board at Mizzou and a graduate of Republic High School, and David Burton, county engagement specialist for Greene County MU Extension.

Greene County Clerk Shane Schoeller will swear in new members of the Greene County Extension Council and MU Extension partners Carl Redmon and Tom Kissee will both be recognized with the “Leaders Honor Roll” awards.

The lobby will include displays about Greene County 4-H, the Greene County nutrition program and the Greene County MU Extension office.

There will also be a raffle of items during the event. All proceeds from this year’s event will go to the Greater Ozarks Mizzou Alumni Chapter’s student scholarship fund.

Greg Cole, president, Greater Ozarks Chapter of Mizzou Alumni Association, David Burton, county engagement  specialist for MU Extension, and Mollie Landers, with the Mizzou Alumni Association, are coordinators of this event.

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