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Register Now for the 2013 Workshop!

There’s still five days to get the early registration rate for our upcoming workshop in Branson, Missouri!  After August 20, the cost will go up. Registration forms are included in the 2013 AMI Workshop Registration Packet.  So are all the details on field sessions, lodging, and costs.  If you have any other questions, please contact Workshop Committee Chair John Miller at john.miller@mdc.mo.gov or at…

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2013 AMI Workshop

The 2013 Association of Missouri Interpreters Workshop will be held September 12 – 14 in Branson, Missouri.  The workshop theme is “Interpreting New Heights in the Depths of the Ozarks”.  Details are just now begining to be announced, but here’s your quick-&-easy guide to everything you need to know: First off, visit the Conference Page.  This page will always have the…

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Registration for the 2013 NAI Region 6 Workshop

Pardon the recent rash of NAI Region 6 postings– the region’s website is temporarily down, and they need a little help getting info out about their upcoming workshop.  And I didn’t think you guys would mind learning about a really awesome professional training opportunity taking place right next door to us.  Here’s the details: EARTH, WIND, AND FIRE is more…

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NAI Region 6 Workshop Financial Aid

Are you interested in attending the 2013 NAI Region 6 workshop in Manhattan, Kansas — but need a little financial aid? Thanks to generous donors and funding from the members of NAI Region 6, financial assistance for the Region 6 Workshop is available in the form of a Free Workshop Registration. These stipends are open to any current NAI Region…

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Following the Rivers: AMI 2012

The theme for this year’s AMI workshop is “Rivers connect us to life-sustaining resources through time.”  We will be exploring how our cultural and natural heritage has shaped the state, with a spotlight on the deep Missouri Ozarks and the stories we tell to interpret our resources. Pre-conference activities start August 20 in Van Buren, Mo. The workshop is Aug.…

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Conservation Careers Academy

This summer, the University of Missouri School of Natural Resources will once again be hosting its Conservation Careers Academy (formerly known as the Conservation Honors Program).  The five day course is open to high school juniors and seniors, and offers hands-on training in natural resource conservation.  College credit from MU is also available for the course.  This looks to be…

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NAI Region VI, News

Storytelling Workshop Offered in KC Area

The Greater Kansas City Interpretive Sites Coalition will be hosting a storytelling workshop on February 2.  This three-hour workshop will open the world of storytelling possibilities to you.  Tap into the amazing power of storytelling to educate, entertain, enlighten, and empower.  Discover how to reach out through the magic of stories and explore the use of stories to enhance your…

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Constitution & Bylaws Update

In March of 2011, Eugene Vale and John Miller undertook the task of revising and “cleaning” the Association of Missouri Interpreters’ constitution and bylaws.  No significant changes were made for the “cleaned” AMI bylaws.   This version simply removes duplications, places items in the proper headings, and posts the bylaw changes approved over the last 9 years.  A huge THANK YOU to Eugene Vale for…

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NAI Region VI, News

Fred Christian – Gentleman Mentor

by John Miller, Region 6 Director NAI and the interpretive community mourned the loss of a true master interpreter, Fred Christian, on September 2nd of this year.  His Marilyn postponed the Memorial service to allow family, friends, and fellow interpreters to share the amazing life of this outstanding man.  Specifics of the memorial are attached. I am not alone in knowing that Fred…

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