September 20, 2014

Missouri Municipal League 79th Annual Conference

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Missouri Municipal League held its 79th annual conference in Branson Sunday-Wednesday, Sep. 15-18. The conference provides training sessions for city and municipal employees on a variety of timely subjects ranging from disaster preparedness to utility regulation to streamlined sales tax. Commercial exhibits of products & services pertinent to municipalities is displayed, of which MCTA was a part.

On hand in the MCTA exhibit booth were member company representatives including Cable America, Charter, Comcast, Mediacom, Suddenlink, and Time Warner Cable. During the exhibit MML attendees are encouraged to place a business card in for a drawing to win a television. This year MCTA also urged those in attendance to following the association on Twitter by giving away a Kindle Fire.

At the conclusion of the exhibit, the TV winner was Crystal City Street Superintendent Karry Friedmeyer. 1st photo left to right, Eddie Trower, Neal Gilb, both from Charter, Friedmeyer, and Mike Zarrilli, Suddenlink. The 2nd picture is the Kindle winner Ferguson City Clerk Megan Asikainen. Pictured left to right are Mike Zarrilli, Suddenlink, Jean Frank, MCTA, Asikainen, Lee Ann Smiley, Suddenlink, and Jarad Falk, Time Warner Cable.