You are cordially invited to participate in
The Development of Missouriís Military Strategic Plan (MMSP)
Öby attending one or more public meetings to share your thoughts about how our state could best prepare for an uncertain future affecting our military bases and defense agencies, our defense procurement businesses, and defense-related research and innovation. We will bring together community and civic leaders, chambers of commerce and economic developers, installation support organizations, defense businesses, and researchers and innovators to provide input in developing Missouriís first ever strategic plan for protecting and enhancing the stateís military and defense industry, an important sector that provides jobs to more than 275,000 Missourians, $40 Billion in economic activity, and includes over $6 Billion in direct personal earnings.
In order that we can assure adequate space, please RSVP to one or more of the following MMSP public meetings no later than
Oct. 5, 2016 to Kathyw@hawthornfoundation.org.
Tues, Oct. 11, Columbia
Missouri Employers Mutual
101 N. Keene St.
11:00 A.M. Networking, 11:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M. Working lunch and discussion
Wed. Oct. 12, Kansas City
JE Dunn Construction
1001 Locust St.
3 – 5 P.M. Refreshments and discussion
Tues. Oct. 18, St. Louis
The Boeing Company
8998 Airport Rd.
Bldg. 100 Auditorium
1:00 PM Networking and refreshments, 1:30 – 4:00 P.M. Discussion
Wed. Oct. 19, Springfield
The Cox Innovation Center at Missouri State
The eFactory, inside the Robert W. Plaster Center
405 N. Jefferson Ave.
Parking available off of Jefferson or Booneville Ave. (no permit required)
11 A.M. Networking, 11:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M. Working lunch and discussion
We need YOU there!
Sponsored by the Missouri Military Preparedness and Enhancement Commission, the Hawthorn Foundation,
and the Office of the Missouri Military Advocate