Sebastian Munoz became the Missouri Baptist University coffee shop manager by more than simply applying for a job. The journey Munoz embarked on includes marriage, immigration and a college degree.
Photo by Matt Williams
Sebastian Munoz meets with an employee inside thePerk coffee shop on the Missouri Baptist University campus, where he works as manager of the popular student gathering spot.
Local Maplewood coffee shop Foundation Grounds hosts their first-ever open-mic event Sept. 1, ringing in the fall season.
Photos by Abigail Scanio
A supportive audience, full of applause ready for each talent, encourages a performer recently at Maplewood’s Foundation Grounds.
The aroma of freshly brewed coffee and mouthwatering danishes baked daily, paired with the wood grained table tops and low lit environment that is VB Chocolate Bar, make for the perfect escape for both friendly conversations and business meetings alike.
Photos by Josh Eaton
Calvary Church employees Larry Loraine (left) and Caleb Carlson (right) spend the afternoon working in their second office, VB Chocolate Bar.
The Perk event celebrated its 20th year recently in Muncy Gym, growing from a small gathering in 1996 to a full concert coffeehouse music event that entertained hundreds of MBU students. This year’s event, carrying the name “The Perk 20,” featured local artist Kenny DeShields.
Photos by Demitri Earl and Josh Daugette