News from “Where the Rivers Meet”

June 30th, 2012

Welcome to News from “Where the Rivers Meet,” where you can get a glimpse into the lives of some of the kind people who live in the Brunswick area, check up on what is happening in our little corner of the world, and keep up-to-date on local events and activities. “Like” us on Facebook for an easy way to stay connected. Spread the word and “Share” us with your friends and family.

Trivia Night – Friday, February 27, 2015

February 26th, 2015

Don’t forget Trivia Night, Friday, February 27, 2015.
Checkout the Revitalization Facebook Page.

“Ramping Up!” at the Brunswick Area Heritage Museum

February 13th, 2015

The Brunswick Area Heritage Museum is “ramping up” its progress and is now handicap accessible with the completion of the long awaited ramp project. Congratulations!

Museum Ramp

Brunswick Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner Meeting

January 9th, 2015

Please join us for a celebration at this year’s Annual Chamber Dinner Meeting at Sherry’s Home Cookin’, Thursday, January 29, 2015. The evening will start with a social hour and silent auction from 6 to 7 p.m. The after dinner program will feature, Carolyn Rausch of Carolyn’s Country Cousins Pumpkin Patch. Contact Roseanne Meyer at 660-549-3351 to R.S.V.P. by Tuesday, Janaury 27. Cost $14/person. If you would like to provide a gift basket for the silent auction to promote your business, contact Vickie 202-740-3237.

Remember, the Chamber of Commerce is not just for business owners. It is for anyone and everyone who wants to be a part of building for the future. Please join in this year’s economic development efforts and keep the momentum moving by becoming a 2015 Chamber member. Every membership makes a significant difference, providing the much needed financial resources for marketing efforts and fostering economic development in our charming community.

For more information read this year’s Chamber Letter.

Ribbon Cutting – January 8, 2015, at 9 a.m.

January 7th, 2015

The Brunswick H&R Block office is under new ownership and you are invited to a ribbon cutting tomorrow, Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 9 a.m. The new owner, Deneise McCollum from the Brookfield area, will host an open house from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Refreshments will be served and it is their National ACA Q&A day. They will be available to tell interested parties what the Affordable Care Act is going to do the their tax return this year. No appointments are necessary and no one has to be a prior client to come in.

Hope you can join us to welcome Deneise to the community.

Tina Reichert

January 7th, 2015

Tax Guide Ad Jan. '15

Brunswick Distributing Co. Gifts Brunswick Area Heritage Museum

December 8th, 2014

Brunswick Distributing Co. gifted the Brunswick Area Heritage Museum with a check for $4000.00.

The check was presented by Brunswick Distributing Co. Co-owners Tessa Tate-Mauzey and Shelly Kussman to Brunswick Area Heritage Museum President Lynn Leimkuehler.

Tessa and Shelly, who are active in many community projects, stated “We wanted to be able to help the museum.” The money will be used to help with the construction of the handicapped accessible ramp and for setting up the Museum for opening to the public in the near future.

Brunswick Area Heritage Museum’s goal is to preserve the many artifacts of local area history before they are lost and to attractively display them to the public.

Museum - donation

picture left to right: Lynn Leimkuehler, Tessa Tate-Mauzey

Mark your calendar for a great day of shopping and fun!

December 1st, 2014

Christmas on Broadway Event 2014

3rd Annual Christmas Parade

November 17th, 2014

Christmas Parade - 2014


October 22nd, 2014

Brunswick Area Heritage Museum receives grant from MFA Incorporated

Brunswick Area Heritage Museum received a grant from the MFA Incorporated Charitable Foundation in the amount of $5,000. The MFA Incorporated Charitable Foundation provides monetary support to worthy community projects for the benefit of its citizens. Special regard is given to donation requests from organizations within areas of MFA Incorporated’s business operations. The check was presented by Bill Jackson to Norma Grotjan.

The donation will be used to complete building improvement projects including a handicapped accessible ramp. Brunswick Area Heritage Museum will benefit the people in communities around Brunswick/ Newcomer as well as travelers off Highway 24. The Museum will gather, preserve and display artifacts from the area’s rich history, including the formation of MFA.

MFA Incorporated is a farm supply and marketing cooperative serving farmers in Missouri and adjacent states. Find more information about MFA Incorporated at

Ribbon Cutting – October 11, 2014

September 25th, 2014

The Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating a ribbon cutting Saturday, October 11, 2014, 9 a.m. at Kathy’s Shining Stars childcare center located at 609 Chestnut. (located south of the Railyard Steakhouse just over the railroad tracks) Please join us as we recognize the opening of another business in our community.