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Thursday, April 19, 2018
POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — College of the Ozarks dedicated The Korean War Memorial on campus Wednesday, April 18, at 2:30 p.m. More than 1,700 people attended the ceremony.   The purpose of The Korean War Memorial is not only to honor the 944 Missourians who paid the ultimate sacrifice but to honor all 36,574 Americans who gave their lives, to pay homage to all Korean War Veterans who served their ...read more
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
CoxHealth and the Skaggs Foundation announced today that the Stone and Taney Counties Substance Abuse Initiative received a donation of 4,000 drug deactivation pouches that will help bolster local efforts to combat opioid abuse. The AmerisourceBergen Foundation, a not-for-profit charitable organization focused on supporting health-related causes that enrich the global community, donated the drug ...read more
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
 Contact:Kim KoreibaCommunications Coordinator164 Corporate PlaceBranson, MO  65616Tel. 417.334.0131Email: kim@thecaringpeople.orgDate: 4/17/2018    4th Annual “Honoring Our Mothers”  WelcomesABC News Correspondent Byron Pitts    Branson, MO. April 18, 2018 -- Katie Couric said of Byron Pitts, “No wonder he is such an inspired storyteller...his own story is inspiring!” On May 4th, ABC News ...read more
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Join the Alzheimer's Association for a faith-based workshop Wednesday, May 2, 2018 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Branson.  Learn to identify the signs and symptoms of dementia.Discover ways to help family through the journey.Learn ways to support Alzheimer's families. First Presbyterian Church is located at 420 W Main St., Branson.  Dinner is served from 5:30 - 6:15 ($5 ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Health & Wellness, Civic/Churches
Monday, April 16, 2018
Four out of five new heroin users first began with the use of prescription opioids. The source of those prescription drugs is often the home medicine cabinet.   On Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Stone and Taney Counties Substance Abuse Initiative, the ADAPT coalition, and local law enforcement, will host a prescription drug take-back event during the DEA National Drug Take-Back ...read more
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — College of the Ozarks hosted Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media, for the 2018 Spring Free Enterprise Forum Convocation on Tuesday, April 10, 2018.   The Bobcat Company Army ROTC provided the Presentation of Colors, followed by the national anthem, Pledge of Allegiance, and invocation. Opening remarks were given by President Jerry C. Davis.   A ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Civic/Churches, Economic Development, General News Article, Member Press Release
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
SPRINGFIELD, MO— Greek Corner Screen Printing and Embroidery has moved to a new production facility at 614 N. Washington. The purchase of this location will accommodate the growth from their acquisition of Bigfish Screenprinting on January 1 of this year.   The new facility features over 20,000 sq. ft. of office, showroom, production and fulfillment space. The additional space will increase ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic Development, Economic, Member Press Release
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Executive Director Jim Barber and the Branson Regional Arts Council is pleased to announce that Lloyd Alexander-Holt has accepted the position of Director of Vocal Studies for a new BRAC Music and Performing Arts Conservatory program, now in development. Lloyd directed and performed in the recent BRAC production of Annie (playing Oliver Warbucks), and is currently directing the musical Anything ...read more
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
Branson’s Skaggs Classic charity golf tournament returns Monday, June 11, this year with the incredible opportunity for golfers to enjoy a beautiful morning at Branson Hills Golf Club. “We are always looking to give our sponsors and golfers the absolute best experience and so we’ve made changes to our schedule this year I think everyone is going to love,” says Meghan Connell, Skaggs Foundation ...read more
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks has been recognized as a TOP 10 in the Top 25 Small Hotels in the U.S. for the 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice™ awards for Hotels.  “This year’s Travelers’ Choice awards for Hotels recognize thousands of exceptional accommodations that received the highest marks for overall experience, including service, amenities, and value, from ...read more
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Friday, March 30, 2018
Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC) was recently awarded a $20,000 grant from Skaggs Legacy Endowment to help residents of Stone and Taney counties receive the dental care they need but cannot otherwise afford. “The prevalence of dental disease and tooth loss is disproportionately high among individuals with lower incomes who do not have financial resources needed to receive dental ...read more
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Introductory Sale Fares Below $99* Available Exclusively at silverairways.com    Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (March 27, 2018) – Silver Airways, Florida’s First Airline, is continuing its expansion by announcing today it will start daily nonstop service to Missouri’s Branson Airport (BKG) from New Orleans International Airport (MSY), Houston’s Intercontinental Airport (IAH), and Chicago’s O'Hare ...read more
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Thursday, February 08, 2018
Branson, Mo. –Today low fare carrier, Frontier Airlines, announced new air service at Branson Airport. Beginning in June, the Denver-based carrier will offer nonstop flights to/from Denver International Airport. Flights are available for purchase now at flyfrontier.com with introductory fares as low as $29* each way. “We are thrilled to help reduce the cost of flying to and from the Branson area ...read more
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Thursday, November 02, 2017
Join Us for the 1st Annual VBBA Legacy Days Vintage Baseball FestivalBranson, MO – An exciting, family-friendly festival is coming to the Ozark Mountain region that celebrates America’s favorite pastime. In collaboration with area residents, business owners, and other community stakeholders, the Vintage Base Ball Association (VBBA) will be joining the Branson community to “preserve, perpetuate, ...read more
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