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Is this project going to have a surety bond in place if this guy goes under or is the performance bond the same thing? The project sounds like a good use of the property but we tax payers lost big time the last time we put up money for a developer to develop this property.
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Could you list what "infrastructure" this is for? It's apartments and retail space...not roads and sewers. And I don't see any parking in the illustration above. 20 apartments could easily mean 40 cars there 24x7. And I don't believe it's legal for the city to give anybody a property tax abatement except by a few means like enterprise zones for example. Anything targeting one…
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Hannibal Library read from the start

8 months, 3 weeks ago from Hannibal Library

Based on the conviction that parents are a child's first and most important teachers

Hannibal Free Public Library is delighted to host a program for our parents that has been praised across the state - READ from the START. Presented by the Missouri Humanities Council, READ from the START is based on the conviction that parents are a child's first and most important teachers, and that the love of books and stories begins very early in a child's life.

The energetic and interactive two-session program explores seven great children's books and many reading techniques that parents can use to engage their young children. The parent-only evening uncovers the wonderful world of books and stories through reading, singing, acting, games, crafts and more.  At the conclusion of READ from the START, parents take home the seven titles they have explored during the program for free.

The program will be held on the library's 3rd floor on Monday, January 27th, and Monday, February 3rd, at 6:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

Childcare will be provided in the Children's Room on the 1st floor.  Space is limited; please call the library at 573-221-0222 to register.  Hannibal Free Public Library is located at 200 South 5th Street in Hannibal.

Organizations across Missouri have called READ from the START innovative, valuable and transformational.

"The families were totally engaged in the RFTS program.  I heard families speak about how much they had learned.  They were very excited about RFTS."
~Early Head Start, Sedalia

"The facilitator's presentation was EXCELLENT!  Teens were genuinely interested in the educational and entertaining aspects of this program." 
~Truman Medical Center Start Right Teen Program, Kansas City

"This was a great experience for the teens.  It was a joy for me to watch the interaction of the teens with the facilitator.  It appeared that they were learning a lot on how to read to their babies.  They were also very excited to get the books.  Obviously they would never be able to afford such a library on their own at this point in their lives."

~ Parents as Teachers/Manual Career & Technical Center

"Parents love the interactivity, especially being read to by someone." 

~Ferguson-Florissant Parents as Teachers, Ferguson

"Parents love the laughter and animation of the presenter, and like to share their own experiences."

 - Rosebud Head Start, Rosebud

 

 For more information, contact the library's Assistant Director Claire Ewersmann at (573)-221-0222, email cewersmann@hannibal.lib.mo.us, or Julie Douglas at the Missouri Humanities council at 800.357,0909 or Julie@mohumanities.org.

 

 

 

 


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