Miller Training
May 16-17, 2009


Hello everyone,


I have to apologize for the short notice but please bear with us. Response times are critical to this announcement as our block of rooms will disappear after 4-22-09. The prior attendees are being given 10 days advance notice, then it will be opened on a first come basis. Mail checks to Bollinger Mills. 


Subject: Miller Training at Bollinger Mill in Missouri.


We have established a two day Training class at Bollinger Mills in Burfordville Missouri on May 15th and 16th. This will be in lieu of the regularly scheduled session held in conjunction with the 2009 SPOOM conference.


The Topics are:                                   Instructor

Roller Mills                                           Phil Robertson

Products, Fed standards                    John Lovett

Sanitation                                            Mason Maddox


Tentative Schedule:

Friday,       10:00                  Roller Mills

Saturday    9:00  to 10:30      Products

Saturday    10:30 to 12:00      Sanitation

Conclusion noon on Saturday.



For people flying in, Saint Louis is the best destination.  Cars can be rented at the airport with a two hour drive to Cape Girardeau.

There are flights from St. Louis to Cape Girardeau.  Great Lakes Airline 800-554-5111 , Cost $140 round trip. 30 day advance purchase



A group of 15 rooms have been reserved at the Drury Lodge in Cape Girardeau, MO for the nights of May 14th and the 15th. Double room rate $74 plus tax. This is a group rate.

Attendees must make their own reservations Phone 1-800-325-0720 specify Drury Lodge, Cape Girardeau and reference SPOOM or reserve online at and click" Book It Fast" and use the group number 2062065.

Cutoff date for registration is April 22, 2009.  Rooms will be released after that date.


Lunch will be provided by Spoom on Friday, all other meals are the responsibility of the attendees. I believe the Drury Lodge provides a breakfast with the room.


Course fee  $ 60   Make checks out to SPOOM. Registration and checks can be mailed to:

Spoom-Miller's Training

C/o Bollinger Mill SHS

113 Bollinger Mill rd.

Burfordville, MO 63739


Bollinger Mill phone 573-243-4591


For people who might wish to bring their RV, there is a camping site nearby.

Little Old Opre RV Park

Terry and Janet Hopkins



As we have done in the past , we will give preference to prior attendees in the Miller Training Program.


Class size will be limited to 20 people.


Bollinger Mills is approximately 20 minutes away from Cape Girardeau. Transportation between the site and hotel is still being discussed.


For some, this maybe the concluding session and I would plan on mailing certificates shortly theirafter.


 I thank Lesle McDaniel  Park/Site Specialist at Bollingers Mill for agreeing to host the training session and gathering the information.


.Any questions, please contact me. 732-946-4896


Harold Rapp


posted 04/30/2009 by J. D. Klein