Port of Call Restaurant officially opens in Kimmswick
A number of local dignitaries and company representatives attended a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting for the Delta Queen Port of Call Restaurant in Kimmswick on October 24, 2016. They included Kimmswick Mayor Phil Stang, left, and Leah Ann Ingram, chief operating officer for Delta Queen. For more information about the restaurant, dial (636) 223-7071 or search “Delta Queen Port of Call” on Facebook.
Echo Bluff State Park now open to visitors
Missouri has a new state park, Echo Bluff, which opened in July 2016 in Eminence. Left to right: Sara Parker Pauley, director of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources; Missouri Governor Jay Nixon; Missouri Meetings and Events’ Michelle Hoog; and William Bryan, Missouri State Parks director. For information about the park, visit http://echobluffstatepark.com.
Ship-shape in Cape
MM&E participated in a September 29 Cape Girardeau ceremony welcoming the USS LST 325, a WWII amphibious vessel used to land tanks, troops and supplies. Cape Girardeau CVB’s Stacy Dohogne Lane (left) and Brenda Newbern were on hand as well. The ship was opened for tours during its stay. For more information, visit http://lstmemorial.org or www.visitcape.com.