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2020 MLA Library Advocacy Day

  • 11 Mar 2020
  • 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Secretary of State, Interpretative Center 600 West Main Jefferson City, MO 65101


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MLA Library Advocacy Day

Registration cost is $30.00 per person, including lunch.


9:30 am - 10:00 am - Check in at Registration

10:00 am - 11:30 am - Briefing/Orientation

  • Welcome by 2020 MLA President, Cindy Dudenhoffer
  • Presentation of the Francis "Bud" Barnes Award to Representative Cody Smith
  • Presentation of the Meritorious Achievement Award to Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft
  • Introduction of the Secretary of State, Jay Ashcroft by President Cindy Dudenhoffer
  • Welcome by Secretary of State, Jay Ashcroft
  • Comments by State Librarian, Robin Westphal
  • Legislative Update by MLA Legislative Advocate, Randy Scherr
  • General Information and Visit Etiquette by MLA Legislative Committee Chair, Dan Brower

 11:30 am - 12:30 pm - Lunch

 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Visits with Legislators

Don’t forget to set up your appointments with your senators and representatives! If you are not sure who you senator or representative is or if you need to find contact information, use these links:

Missouri Senators –

Missouri Representatives –


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