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This Week in the Governor’s Office: Week of Sept. 17, 2018


JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Governor Mike Parson’s week began after a weekend at the Citizens Memorial Health Care Foundation’s Burgundy Ball in Bolivar, supporting cancer patients and their families.

On Monday, after appearing on the radio to talk about the Kansas City Chiefs, Parson shared the importance of getting flu shots, releasing images of him and the First Lady getting their shots.

On Tuesday, the Governor made headlines while enjoying ice cream at Jefferson City’s Central Dairy with 5-year-old Taylor Duncan and Mayor Carrie Tergin.

On Wednesday, the Governor appeared on KMOX radio in St. Louis and met with the Consul General of the Philippines.

After that, he met with business leaders at Cortex to discuss STEM education and workforce development.

He also attended the grand ribbon cutting for the new Microsoft Technology Center in St. Louis.

The Governor continued his stay in St. Louis while discussing workforce development, speaking at a “Meet the Governor” breakfast held at the St. Louis Zoo Thursday morning.

He also headed to Ranken to meet with YPO members to talk workforce development issues, before heading to St. Peters to break ground on a new senior living community.

On Friday, he turned to Kansas City, where he stopped by for the board of directors meeting for MO Realtors to continue discussing workforce development and infrastructure.

He also visited the Truman Library in Independence.

He also stopped in Springfield for the arrival of President Donald Trump, who spoke at JQH Arena at Missouri State University that afternoon.

To cap the week off, Parson spent time talking with veterans as the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial traveling wall stopped in Ava over the weekend.