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Monday Morning Coffee
Monday Morning Coffee With the St. Joseph Museum: Architecture, Anyone?

Today, we suggest you tip your morning mug and look up. And look all around. And prepare to be inspired. St. Joseph has long been revered for its intricate and lavish architecture, including stunning mansions and commercial structures constructed during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Any review of historical St. Joseph photos or postcards […]

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Monday Morning Coffee With Friedrich’s Market: A Fresh Twist on an Ancient Concept

There’s something new for fresh food in St. Joseph – yet it’s also surprisingly old. Friedrich’s Market, located on historic Frederick Avenue, is a cheerful local grocery store featuring fresh produce, meats, breads and cheeses. The concept is the village grocery store, but that’s just the top of the proverbial carrot. There’s so much more […]

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Monday Morning Coffee With Big Brothers Big Sisters

Brand Strategy Ideas From a Nonprofit That Has Been Changing Communities For Over 100 Years The Big Brothers Big Sisters name has stood for mentoring, service and community change across the nation for decades. This nonprofit organization, started more than 100 years ago, believes that when children and teens have the influence of a caring […]

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A Truly Uncommon Movement: Monday Morning Coffee With Uncommon Character

What do the words bright, dauntless and driven mean to you? To a passionate group of St. Joseph citizens, those words describe the city that they call home and the people and places that make it unique in the best of ways. At SJC Marketing, we’ve seen first-hand how these words can have an impact […]

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Monday Morning Coffee With Robidoux Resident Theatre

The Little Theater That Could … If all the world’s a stage, and everyone an actor, those who love community theater have a home in St. Joseph, MO, at Robidoux Resident Theatre. Named after the city’s founder Joseph Robidoux, the theater (often referred to as RRT) features a total of 80 productions annually, across children’s […]

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Monday Morning Coffee With the YWCA (Plus 1,200 Inspiring Members of the Community)

Women of Excellence Awards Program Celebrates 16 Years: Nominations Due March 17, 2017 It takes a village to create a bright community future. Perhaps no nonprofit organization knows this as well as the YWCA in St. Joseph, now celebrating nearly 130 years of service to women and families. This week, become part of this village […]

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The Importance of Customer Service: How St. Joseph HyVee Created the Ultimate Experience

There’s no denying that weather plays a huge role in our daily lives, especially here in the Midwest where Mother Nature is sometimes happy and sunny one day and icy and gloomy the next. It can be a challenge to prepare for storms, but when your plan is set beforehand and consistency is your strategy, […]

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Putting a Little More Love in Our Hearts: Monday Morning Coffee With MidCity Excellence

This time of year, Christmas music is playing 24 hours a day. It’s on the radio, it’s in the stores while you shop, it’s on your Pandora station. There is one song that keeps playing over and over and the words that stand out most are “Put a little love in your heart.” It seems […]

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Monday Morning Coffee With Parties on the Parkway in St. Joseph

You Know It’s Summer When …   St. Joseph is a music city, with legends like Coleman Hawkins and many others having their roots here. Some musicians like to say that this historic city has more talented musicians per capita than any other small city its size. Each spring (and into the fall), residents gather […]

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Monday Morning Coffee With Nesting Goods

Unique Repurposed Items…and Surprises Await How do you describe a local business where old pieces of metal, iron, glass, wood and more combine to make beautiful things for your home? Call it Nesting Goods, and read more about this unique local business for ideas you can use to perk up or upcycle your own business […]

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