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Scenic and charming Ste. Genevieve is Missouri’s old- est town, settled by the French in the verdant hills of the Mississippi River Valley. Here you will discover rare French Colonial architecture, award winning B and B’s, restaurants, wineries and mi- crobreweries. On August 21, Ste. Genevieve will be on the Centerline for the Great American Eclipse, offering the maximum duration of to- tality. Reserve your premier viewing space online at Af- terwards, extend your stay to explore the ambience of the downtown shops, the wine country and tour the interna- tionally recognized historic sites. Call for a free Visitor’s Guide 1-800-373-7007 or 573-883- 7097. B:3.5” Just because you can’t see it doesn’t mean it’s not there. Minnie Driver Stand Up To Cancer Ambassador Although it’s more common in older women, ovarian cancer aff ects women of all ages, even in their 20s. There is no early detection test, and symptoms can be subtle. But while you can’t see it, you can take steps to get ahead of it by knowing your risk factors. Family history of cancer and presence of gene mutations like BRCA are risk factors, so talk to your family and your doctor. This information makes you less likely to ignore vague signs that could indicate disease. Meanwhile, promising collaborative research will continue to shed light on new advances in diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer. To learn more about symptoms, risk factors and research go to Photo by Martin Schoeller. Stand Up To Cancer is a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) non-profi t organization. Travel Midwest | Summer 2017 | 153