Region briefs 4/30/04

Friday, April 30, 2004

Jackson official to lead storm water association

Jackson city building and planning superintendent Janet Sanders has been elected the president of the Missouri Floodplain and Storm Water Managers Association for 2004-2005. Sanders has been involved in floodplain management with the city since 1995. In 1996, she was named the floodplain technician for the city. For the last two years, Sanders served as the vice president for the MFSMA. The nonprofit organization works to develop public education campaigns and materials to inform elected officials and the public about the need for floodplain and storm water regulations.

Chamber of Commerce plans membership drive

The Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its annual membership drive in the month of May. As part of this preparation, the Chamber's Ambassador Committee will have a 7 a.m. kick off breakfast on May 18, at the Drury Lodge. The drive will run through May 20. For more information, call Cathi Schlosser at 335-3312.

- From staff reports

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