Meramec Regional Planning Commission, with funding from the Ozark Rivers Solid Waste Management District (ORSWMD) and volunteer support from Brewer Science and the city of Rolla, gathered 29.91 tons of residential scrap electronics, appliances and tires at the 15th annual special collection held June 13 at Brewer Science in Rolla.
Phelps County News
The Phelps County Public Housing Agency (PHA) elected new officers for fiscal year 2020-2021. Maries County Presiding Commissioner Vic Stratman will serve as chairman, while Crawford County Presiding Commissioner Leo Sanders will serve as vice chairman and Gasconade County Presiding Commissioner Larry Miskel will be secretary.
Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital and the Columbia Vet Center are teaming up to provide mobile COVID-19 screening and testing services coming to the Rolla Lions Club in Rolla on Thursday, July 14. Veterans currently enrolled, or those who qualify for enrollment, will be tested at the clinic.
The Rolla Walk to End Alzheimer’s will hold a Remember Me virtual talent show on July 30 and the deadline to register is July 16. Those 14 and older can submit a pre-recorded two-minute talent video, with the winner receiving a $100 Amazon gift card.
To help slow the potential spread of COVID-19 on campus this fall, students, faculty and staff at Missouri University of Science and Technology will wear face coverings in classrooms, labs and common areas or when social distancing is not possible. The requirement will take effect on July 1, 2020, and will continue when the fall semester starts on Aug. 24.