Community Calendar

 

Community Calendar

JANUARY:
ALL MILITARY VETERANS PATIENTS VISITING THE WEST PLAINS VA CLINIC CAN NOW HAVE THEIR X-RAYS
TAKEN THERE INSTEAD OF TRAVELING TO THE VA CLINIC IN POPLAR BLUFF.  VETERANS MUST HAVE
AN ORDER PLACED BY THEIR PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN BEFORE THE EXAM CAN BE PERFORMED.  CONTACT
THE WEST PLAINS VA CLINIC FOR MORE INFORMATION AT 417-257-2454.

JANUARY:
THE MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION HAVE FREE 2015 WALL HANGTING CALENDARS. THE CALENDAR HAS DAILY NOTES TO HELP LANDOWNERS MEET THEIR WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT GOALS..ALSO ABOUT QUAIL NESTING SEASON, BOB WHITE QUAIL, FIRST AND SECOND BROOD HATCHES AND MORE INFORMATION ON WHEN TO BURN, PLANT, SPRAY OR DISK.   TO RECEIVE YOUR CALENDAR CALL THE NEAREST CONSERVATION DEPARTMENT OFFICE OR ON THE WEB SITE www.mdemo.gov.  THE WEST PLAINS OFFICE IS LOCATED ON JOE JONES BOULEVARD.
 

JANUARY 29:

The third annual Willow Springs Seed Swap and Garden Seminar will be from 4 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29, at the historic Charles Ferguson Building in downtown Willow Springs. Heirloom seeds for vegetables, herbs and flowers, along with seed potatoes, are welcome. Call 417-469-1167 or 417-252-0935 for more information.

 Thayer and West Plains Jan 31, Feb 1

Ozark Self Reliant Living University’s  4th Annual Disaster Preparedness Seminar will be held  Saturday January 31 9 am to 4:30 pm at the Fun and Friends Senor Center, Thayer, MO  and Sunday February 1from  9 am to 4:30 pm  at the Next Step 7th Day Adventist Church, West Plains, MO according to event organizer Mike Slack. Lunch and drinks are provided for a small donation .  To RSVP or get more information call 417-264-2435 or email mike65807@yahoo.com

 January 29:

Ozarks Medical Center will host a Ladies First Chat at 6 p.m. in the Willard Hunter Classroom, Parkway Center. The event is part of a free educational series for women.  A light dinner will be provided. Reservations required by calling 417-257-6793.

 January 29:

Ozarks Medical Center Foundation will host a Community Cancer Project kickoff at the Shaw Medical Building from 12 to 1 p.m.

 January 30:

Join the OMC Foundation for an evening of dinner and dancing at the OMC Winter Gala at the West Plains Armory. Social hour begins at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Entertainment by the Rene Woods Trio. Cost is $35. Tickets must be reserved. For more information call the Foundation at 417-853-5200.

 JANUARY 31:

Salvation Army Fundraising Concert and Silent Auction

A free concert to benefit the Salvation Army of Oregon County will be held Saturday January 31, 2015 6 pm  to 9 pm at the Fun and Friends Senior Center in Thayer. The concert is free, conducted by local musicians donating their times, with all donations going to the Salvation Army, represented by Pastor Abel Perez. Music Director Donnie Finley has lined up entertainers in the areas of country, bluegrass and gospel music, headlined by Steven Wayne Clark, a Thayer native and Mayor Pro Tem who spent 20 years as a Branson entertainer, primarily working with Andy Williams at the Moon River Theater. A silent auction of baked goods will be held, with baked items donated by members of local churches and the Go Green Festival staff, which sponsors the event.

For more information call 417-270-1602 or 264-2435.

 FEBRUARY 2:

ROVER VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT WILL BE HAVING THEIR “6TH ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE MEMBERSHIP DRIVE . DROP BY AND ENJOY A FREE SOUP AND CHILI MEAL.4:00 UNTIL 7:00PM. VOTING IS 1PM TILL 7PM.

NEW AND RENEWED MEMBERSHIPS MAY BE PAID DURING THE EVENING.

 FEBRUARY 6:

As part of American Heart Month OMC will host a free heart health screening from 7 to 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 6 at OMC Heart Care Services. Appointments are required and can be made by calling 417-257-6793. The screening includes a cholesterol panel and blood pressure check. Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) screenings are also available to those at risk.

 ST, JUDE RADIO-THON FEBRUARY 11, 2015

THE DEATLEY DENTAL CARE OF MOUNTAIN HOME AND HIRSCH FEED AND FARM SUPPLY OF THAYER AND WEST PLAINS  COUNTRY CARES FOR  ST. JUDE KIDS RADIO THON ON K-KOUNTRY 95 AND THE GIFT WILL BE FEBRUARY 11, 2015 6:00AM TO 10:00PM   

 “ST. JUDE FUNDRAISERS SCHEDULED TO HELP THE CHILDREN, PLEASE DONATE”

 Fred’s Fish House St Jude day is Feb 4th all sales that day go to St Jude.

 The Annual Nancy Case Memorial Auction, Gospel Sing and Chili Supper is on Feb 7 at the Christian Activity Center in Thayer, Gospel sing at 4, Chili Supper at 5 and Auction at 6,  Case Auction is doing this, Mike and Jennifer Case.

 Hillbilly Cellular in Alton is giving $15 for every new or renewal activation from now until Feb 11.

 Value Seekers is giving $2 for every sale in January to St Jude.

 Kwik Serve in Thayer and MYRtle has a donation jar in each store to collect money for St Jude.

 The Thayer 6th grade class is selling chances on a butcher hog and processing with all money going to St Jude. 1 for a $1 or 6 for $5

 The Alton Elementary is selling chances for a side of beef. They will be giving away two sides. Tickets are $5 each and if you buy 5 you get one free.

 Thayer elks are having a Chili Supper on Jan 30th $3 a bowl starting at 6pm dine-in only and a Fish Fry on Feb 7th $6 a plate dine-in or $7 carry out. all proceeds going to the ST jude Radio-Thon.

The Game Portal in Mtn Home will be raffling a Limited Edition 10th Anniversary Ticket To Ride Board Game.  $100 value.  All proceeds going to St. Jude  They are located on highway 62, across from the Ramada Inn

 

Indulgence on 62 in Mountain Home will be donating $1. for every meal purchased Feb 1 – 10th.  And Indulgence will match every $1. as well.

 

Tootsies and Tweetsies tea room donating $1 per entrée now through March 10th.  Located on south 63 near West Plains nursery.

 

Thayer Fitness is doing a 5k on March 7th, early registration going on now, proceeds go to St Jude.

 

Buddy’s Home Furnishings in Mtn Home (hwy 62, just up from Pizza Hut) is donating $5 to St. Jude for every new agreement now through Feb. 10th.

 

Thayer Fitness is doing a 5k on March 7th. Early registration going on now.

 

Prewett’s Pool and Spa, $500 off a Bull Frog spa and $500 donation to St Jude!  Now thru Feb 11. Prewett’s Pool and Spa, open Monday thru Friday 9-4, located at the corner of ZZ and 63, south of Dairy Queen.

 

St  Jude Day at Colton’s in West Plains has been set for Feb 9th. They will give 15 percent of sales that day to St Jude.  11am to 9:30 pm. we will broadcast from Colton’s from 4-6.

 

DANIEL BOWERS OF THAYER HAS MADE A BEAUTIFUL SOLID WALNUT BOOKCASE WITH ADJUSTABLE SHELVES. SEE THE BOOKCASE ON DISPLAY AT F.N.B.C, MAMMOTH SPRING. FOR A CHANCE TO WIN TICKETS ARE $1 EACH OR 6 FOR $5. TICKETS ARE AT F.N.B.C OR K-KOUNTRY. ALL DONATIONS TO THE ST. JUDE’S CHILDREN RESEARCH HOSPITAL RADIO-THON. DRAWING WILL BE FEBRUARY 11TH AT ABOUT 9:00PM.

 

 

 

FEBRUARY 14:

Women with Heart, a Giving Circle of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks, will host a fund raising luncheon on Saturday, Feb. 14 at the First Baptist Church South Campus. There will be a social hour from 11 a.m. to noon, during which guests have the opportunity to bid on a variety of valuable and unique silent auction items. From noon to 1 p.m., lunch will be served and a sleep apnea and heart failure education program will be presented by Dr. Juan Mella, OMC Pulmonologist. New this year will be a showing of vintage couture.

 

 FEBRUARY 23-27:

To serve adults who do not live in West Plains or cannot attend the Feb. 6 screening, individuals may receive a free cholesterol panel and blood pressure screening during the last week of February at OMC Rural Health Clinics, Feb. 23-27. Contact the clinic of your choice for an appointment.

OMC Rural Health Clinic locations include:

·         Alton Medical Clinic: 417-778-7227

·         Gainesville Medical Clinic: 417-679-4613

·         Mammoth Spring Medical Clinic: 870-625-3228

·         Mountain Grove Medical Complex: 417-926-6563

·         McVicker Family Healthcare, Mountain View: 417-934-2273

·         Shannon County Medical Clinic, Winona: 573-325-4237

·         Thayer Medical Clinic: 417-264-7136

 

 

 

 

 FEBRUARY 28:

THE 3RD ANNUAL WEST PLAINS BREWFEST  WILL BE HELD AT THE EXHIBIT HALL AT THE WEST PLAINS CIVIC CENTER FROM 5:30 UNTIL 8:00PM. PROCEEDS FROM EVENT WILL BENEFIT THE WEST PLAINS COUNCIL ON THE ARTS’  EFFORTS TO PROMOTE ARTS IN THE WEST PLAINS AREA AS WELL AS FUND THE GATEWOOD FAMILY FINE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP, WHICH WILL BE AWARDED TO AN AREA GRADUATING  HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR PLANNING  TO MAJOR IN FINE ARTS . FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE GO TO THEIR FACEBOOK AT https://www.facebook.com/westplainsbrewfest

 

 

 EACH MONDAY AND THURSDAY:

THE WEST PLAINS SENIOR CENTER AT 416 EAST MAIN IN WEST PLAINS IS HOSTING A RUG-MAKING CLASS EACH MONDAY AND THURSDAY FROM 10:00 TIL 1;00 P.M.  LUNCH IS SERVED FROM 12:00 TIL 12:30.  COST FOR SUPPLIES TO GET STARTED IS $20.00.  FOR A REFRESHER COURSE IS $10.00.  INSTRUCTORS ARE KAREN RICKARD AND RACHEL HAMBY.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 417-256-4055.

 WEDNESDAY’S

 THE “GIFT POWER SOURCE PRAYER LINE IS ON THE ‘GIFT’ ON 1290AM FROM 7:35 TO 8:00 A.M. EACH WEDNESDAY MORNING TAKING PRAYER REQUEST.  AREA MINISTERS WILL HOST AT DIFFERENT TIMES.  TO SEND IN YOUR PRAYER REQUEST SEND TO PRAYER REQUEST, P.O. BOX 15, THAYER, MO. 65791 PHONE 417-264-7063 OR E-MAIL prayer@am1290thegift.com.  STREAM ON-LINE www.am1290the gift.com.

 EVERY FRIDAY & SATURDAY

 THE HARDY JUNCTION MUSIC HALL MEETS EACH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FROM 6:30 TO 8:30.  FRIDAY NIGHT NO AMPS NIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT IS LIVE BAND NIGHT.  ADMISSION IS BY DONATION. THEY ARE LOCATED ON HIWAY 62 AND 412 WEST OF HARDY…PHONE 870-856-4600.