Congressman Smith held a healthcare roundtable in Cape Girardeau for folks concerned with the rising cost of health care in America including doctors, pharmacists, patients, families and small business owners. At Congressman Smith's healthcare roundtable in Cape Girardeau, the main topic of discussion was how to fix America's broken healthcare system.
A festive Ozark Christmas Community Celebration was held at Mount Zion Church in Shannon County on Sunday Demeber 11th, 2016 to celebrate the heritage of the Akers Community. This celebration was part of the National Park Service (NPS) Centennial Celebration.
The Phelps County Regional Medical Center held a celebration on Thursday December 8th for the much anticipated opening of their nationally accredited Delbert Day Cancer Institute.
Congressman Smith recognized an impressive group of lego robotics and metal fabrication students who got to show off what they are learning as part of a meeting with educators, legislators and administrators at Jefferson College in Hillsboro on Tuesday, December 13th.
On Wednesday, December 14th, the North County Singers from North County High in Bonne Terre gave a beautiful performance of Hark the Herald Angel Sing during the Bonne Terre Chamber of Commerce meeting. North County High School's vocal music program has received many honors recently including being selected to perform at the Missouri Music Educators Association meeting in January.
On December 9th, Congressman Smith spoke at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Valley Flood Control Association.
The American Legion Post 63 held a riverfront remembrance ceremony in Cape Girardeau to honor the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Congressman Smith recieved the 'Friend of Farm Bureau' award for his continued commitment to supporting the hardworking farmers who put food on our tables.
On December 6th, Congressman Smith congratulated BJC Behavioral Health on expanding into Farmington with their new Friends in Action Clubhouse that they broke ground on. This new facility will help provide mental health services for citizens in St. Francois County and the surronding areas impacted by mental illness.
On Wednesday November 30th, Congressman Smith led Missouri lawmakers on a tour of the U.S. Capitol.