Starting April 1, SSM Health Care will own and operate Audrain Medical Center and its nine MedChoice rural clinics. The agreement was reached last Thursday and announced today via press release.
“Being part of SSM Health Care means a bright, sustainable future for Audrain Medical Center,” said David Neuendorf, president and CEO of Audrain Medical Center. Neuendorf, who will remain as president of AMC, says that the move benefits the employees and physicians of AMC, as well as the entire community.
As part of the transaction, AMC’s name will be changed.
Visit audrainmedicalcenter.com for the complete press release.
Audrain Medical Center announced today that it is in exclusive affiliation talks with SSM Health Care. The alignment would include SSM Health Care operating and managing AMC.
“A partnership with SSM fosters a bright, sustainable future for Audrain Medical Center, which benefits our employees and physicians, and the residents and communities that we serve,” says AMC President/CEO David Neuendorf.
Click the source link below for the full press release.
[Source: Audrain Medical Center]
Finnegan Michael McHatton was born on January 1, 2013 at 4:26 p.m. He is the son of Ryan and Heather McHatton of Mexico. Finnegan Michael weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 20 inches. He joins a brother, Lucas David, age 5. His birth makes him the first baby born at Audrain Medical Center in 2013.
As the Audrain Medical Center New Year’s baby, the family received a variety of gifts from the hospital and Women and Children’s Services including formula, diapers, Thirty-One diaper bag and accessory bag, Longaberger mug, a photo sitting from Snowfall Designs Photography, roses from Garden Gate Florist and a digital thermometer.
The Missouri Public Service Commission is holding a public meeting Thursday, August 23 for the discussion of Ameren’s proposed 14% rate increase in utility bills. The meeting has been moved to a Presser Hall (900 S. Jefferson) to accommodate an anticipated larger group (the original location was at the courthouse).
A public information/question and answer session will start at 12 p.m. with the taking of sworn testimony to follow.
On Feb. 3, 2012, Ameren Missouri filed an electric rate case with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking to increase annual electric operating revenues by approximately $375.6 million. For the average residential customer the proposed increase would be approximately 14 percent or $14 per month. Ameren Missouri’s filing also includes a request to continue its fuel adjustment clause that reflects changes in the cost of fuel used to generate electricity on customers’ bills through a separately-identified surcharge or credit outside a general rate case.
That one festival that seems to “define” our once-agricultural-based community is back this month. The Soybean Festival takes place Friday, August 24 through Saturday, August 25 in downtown Mexico, MO.
There is a lot of fun stuff lined up for the whole family, including the popular “Mexico Idol” contest and, oh yes, the “Mr. and Miss Little Soybean” contest. Complete details can be found at the source link below.
Friday night is pretty much a “Beer and BBQ” night. However, Saturday’s schedule includes the following:
Saturday, August 25, 2012
7:00 AM — 5k/10k Run Registration
8:00 AM — 5k/10k Run Begins
8:00 AM — Baby Show Registration
9:15 AM — Baby Show Contest
9:30 AM — Little Mr. & Mrs. Registration
10:00 AM — Tractor Show Registration
10:15 AM — BBQ Judging Begins
10:30 AM — Little Mr. & Mrs. Contest
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM — Kids Activities Begin
12:00 PM — Whip Show
12:00 PM – 7:00PM — Vendor Booths Open
12:15 PM — BBQ Contest Winners Announced
1:00 PM — Parade Line-Up
2:00 PM — Parade Begins
3:00 PM — Antique Tractor Judging
3:00PM – 3:30PM — Mexico Idol Contestant Registration
3:30 PM– 5:30 PM — Mexico Idol Junior and Senior Preliminary Competition
4:00 PM – 11:00 PM — Beer and Wine Garden Open
5:00 PM — Antique Tractor Show Winners Announced
5:30 PM — Mexico Idols Finals and Awards
7:30 PM – 8:30PM — Live Concert: Flood Brothers
8:45 PM – 10:30 — Live Concert: The Hipnecks
Representative John Cauthorn will be speaking this week at The Mexico Area Chamber of Commerce Legislative Breakfast. The event is Friday, April 20th at 7:30 am. This event is free and open to the public.
Public Safety, along with Mexico Schools and various emergency agencies will be conducting an “active shooter” exercise at the High School today from 4pm -6pm.
According to a statement from Public Safety, the exercise will simulate an active shooter in the school,and the subsequent emergency response. The exercise will involve numerous people and vehicles and it would be best to avoid the area during this period of time.
[Source: Mexico Public Safety, Mexico Public Schools]
Oh yes, it’s time to watch the the scavengers race throughout the night in search of somebody else’s trash…er, treasures!
Mexico’s Annual Spring Cleanup will be held on Saturdays during the month of April. If your regular trash pickup day is Monday or Thursday, your clean up day will be Saturday, April 14th, if your regular trash pickup day is Tuesday, Wednesday, or Friday, your clean up day will be Saturday, April 7th.
So, start cleaning out that garage!
Click the source link below for complete details.
[Source: City of Mexico]
The teaching of welding just got cleaner, safer and more efficient at the Hart Career Center, thanks to a new location for the program which includes improved equipment. The program, which has been in its original facility since the career center opened in 1968, is moving into the area vacated by the Agriculture Diesel program which moved into the Ag Complex.
The facility offers three times the amount of space (15 individual welding booths) and was financed through a state of Missouri Enhancement Grant, which pays 50 percent of the cost of building improvements and 75 percent of equipment costs.
Click the source link below for the full article.