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Jan. 7, 2013JEFFERSON CITY, MO |  By: Thomack

Great Northwest Day

Legislators, as well as citizens of Northwest Missouri, gear up for a new season in Jefferson City.

Great Northwest Day is a leadership program that involves an 18-county area. Those involved travel to Jefferson City to meet with legislators on February 5 and 6th. The Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Luke Reven says part of Great Northwest Day is making sure that issues involving the area are front and center in Jefferson City.

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Reven adds that a keynote event takes place on Tuesday, February 5th. Booths representing each community are set up and the legislature, department heads and other state officials are invited to enjoy food, live entertainment and learn about the communities of northwest Missouri.

For more information about Great Northwest Day visit the website at