Faces and Places: Route 66 Bike Path Ribbon Cutting

(left to right) Brent Hugh, Missouri Bicycle & Pedestrian Federation; Tommy Pike, Route 66 Association of Missouri; Hon. Gary Shaw, Mayor of Joplin; Ron Effland, MoDOT; Michelle Teel,MoDOT; Renee Charles, Kansas Route 66 Association; Chrysa Niewald, Missouri Bicycle & Pedestrian Federation; Braden Horst, Joplin Trails Coalition, cut ribbon to open the new US Bicycle Route 66. U.S. Bicycle Route 66 covers 345 miles across Missouri and 13 miles across southeast Kansas.

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Joe Clote

Joseph W. Clote is owner of Publishing Concepts, LLC a communications and marketing firm based in Saint Louis, Missouri. Mr. Clote is Group Publisher of MeetMed™ and Missouri Meetings & Events™ (MM&E) magazine, a quarterly publication read by thousands of meeting and event professionals, and producer of the St. Louis and Kansas City trade shows under the MM&E name. Mr. Clote has extensive sales and marketing expertise in the travel, tourism, fine art, insurance, and software development industries.