Community Calendar

 

 Health Insurance Market Place

Open enrollment for the Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace ends March 31. To buy Marketplace insurance outside Open Enrollment, you must qualify for a special enrollment period due to a qualifying life event such as marriage, divorce, birth or adoption of a child, or loss of a job. For more information call 888-257-8389 or visit one of these informational sessions.

April 15 – 2 to 7 p.m. Willow Springs YMCA

April 17 – 2 to 7 p.m. OMC Emergency Department North Entrance

April 19 – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. West PlaiNS Civic Center

April 22 – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Alton Public Library

April 24 – 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thayer Public Library

April 29 – 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Shannon County Clinic, Winona

 April 15 –

Ladies First Chat 6 p.m. at the Willard Hunter Classroom, Parkway Center OMC will host a free Ladies First chat on wellness and heart health. For more information or to RSVP, call 417-257-6793. A light dinner will be served.

April 16 –

Red Cross Blood Drive 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Willard Hunter Classroom, Parkway Center

 April 16 –

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group 4:30 p.m. at the Shaw Medical Building, 1111 Kentucky

This group meets the third Wednesday of each month.  For more information on this support group, call  Dianna Sigert at 257-9111.

 TUESDAY, APRIL 15:

THE FULTON COUNTY PATRIOTS WILL HAVE SPECIAL GUEST, ARKANSAS STATE SENATE CANDIDATE PHIL GRACE, AT THEIR MEETING THIS TUESDAY AT 6:30 AT THE SALEM VFW HALL.  THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME.  ADMISSION IS FREE, REFRESHMENT WILL BE SERVED.  ( 870-458-2054)

 April 16 –

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group 4:30 p.m. at the Shaw Medical Building, 1111 Kentucky

This group meets the third Wednesday of each month.  For more information on this support group, call  Dianna Sigert at 257-9111

 FRIDAY, APRIL 18: 

THE 27TH ANNUAL LIONS INTERNATIONAL AUCTION AND SPORTSMAN RAFFLE WILL BE HELD FRIDAY, APRIL 18TH  AT THE GAINESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL.  DINNER WILL BE SERVED AT 6:00 AND THE AUCTION AT 7:00.  ONLY 250 TICKETS WILL BE SOLD..20 CHANCES TO WIN.  MUST BE 18 OR OLDER TO WIN A RIFLE OR SHOTGUN AND AGE 21 OR OLDER TO WIN A HANDGUN.  YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE PRESENT TO WIN. 

FRIDAY, APRIL 18:

GOSPEL CONCERT AT THE THAYER HIGH SCHOOL FEATURING “PAUL’S jOURNEY” WITH STAN WATSON AND DRIVEN QUARTET.  CONCERT WILL BEGIN AT 7:00 P.M.  TICKET INFORMATION LATER.

APRIL 19:

A COMMUNITY GOSPEL SINGING WILL BE HELD AT THE PENNWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH AT 5:30PM  LOCATED 9 MILES OUT ON P HIGHWAY. BRING A MUSIC INSTRUMENT YOU HAVE ONE!! A POTLUCK DINNER SERVED AT 7:30 PM. EVERYONE WELCOME FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL DONNIE FINNLEY 417-270-1602.  

April 21-

Living with Diabetes 8 a.m. at the Willard Hunter Classroom, OMC Parkway Center Informational class to assist those with diabetes.  For more information about enrolling in the class, talk to your doctor.

 April 21  -

Diabetes Support Group 3 p.m. at the Willard Hunter Classroom, OMC Parkway Center This group meets the third Monday of each month. For more information, call 417-257-6793.

TUESDAY, APRIL 22:

A SINGLE MOTHERS JOB SKILLS CONFERENCE AND CAREER READINESS WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, APRIL 22ND  AT THE ASU-MOUNTAIN HOME CAMPUS AT THE SHEID FROM 8:30 TO 4:00 P.M. PRESENTER IS DR. JAN MCCORMICK, JOB READINESS EVANGELIST.  SPACE IS LIMITED, PR-REGISTER BY APRIL 7TH FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A $100.00 GIFT CARD.  FREE CHILDCARE, FREE LUNCH, DOOR PRIZES.  $50.00 WALMART GAS CARD AND PORTFOLIO. 

THINGS THAT WILL BE TAUGHT – Personal Branding, Resume Writing, Networking Strategies, Interview Coaching, Power-Presentation Tips, Job Search Secrets and More.  To pre-register go to www.singleparentscholarshipsbaxtercounty.org.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 22:

A SINGLE MOTHERS JOB SKILLS CONFERENCE AND CAREER READINESS WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, APRIL 22ND  AT THE ASU-MOUNTAIN HOME CAMPUS AT THE SHEID FROM 8:30 TO 4:00 P.M. PRESENTER IS DR. JAN MCCORMICK, JOB READINESS EVANGELIST.  SPACE IS LIMITED, PR-REGISTER BY APRIL 7TH FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A $100.00 GIFT CARD.  FREE CHILDCARE, FREE LUNCH, DOOR PRIZES.  $50.00 WALMART GAS CARD AND PORTFOLIO.  THINGS THAT WILL BE TAUGHT – Personal Branding, Resume Writing, Networking Strategies, Interview Coaching, Power-Presentation Tips, Job Search Secrets and More.  To pre-register go to www.singleparentscholarshipsbaxtercounty.org.

 

April 22 –

 Alzheimer’s Support Group 6:30 p.m. at the Riverways Adult Daycare, 416 E Main. This group meets the fourth Tuesday of each month. For more information, call 417-255-2965.

April 25 –

OMC Fun Run Expo 3 to 7 p.m. Willard Hunter Classroom, Parkway Center

Participants will have the opportunity to pick up their t-shirts and race information for the April 26 Fun Run at the Superhero Fun Run Expo. In addition to packet pickup, the expo will include door prizes and giveaways, superhero activities for the whole family, and booths from local bUsinesses, including those related to health and wellness.

SATURDAY, APRIL 26:

LIFE LINE SCREENING WILL BE AT THE LOWER THUNDERBIRD CENTER, 62N LAKESHORE DRIVE IN CHEROKEE VILLAGE ON

SATURDAY, APRIL 26TH .  ALL SCREENINGS START AS LOW AS $60.00 EACH..YOU CAN RECEIVE ALL FIVE RECOMMENDED SCREENING FOR $149.00.  THIS INCLUDES STROKE/CAROTID ARTERY SCREENING, HEART RHYTHM, ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM, PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE AND OSTEOPOROSIS RISK ASSESSMENT. SCREENINGS WILL

TAKE ABOUT ONE HOUR AND FOR BOTH WOMEN AND MEN. CALL

1-888-787-9018 TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT.

Sponsored by NEA Baptist Cardiology Clinic. 

 

April 26 -

OMC Superhero Fun Run 9 a.m. Shaw Medical Building Everyone needs a hero but cancer patients need superheroes. The Annual Ozarks Medical Center Fun Run is pleased to present the Superhero 5K, 10K and 1.5 mile racing event. The races begin at the OMC Shaw Medical Building, home to the OMC Cancer Treatment Center. The funds from this event go to help patients who are in need and undergoing cancer treatment at OMC with costs such as medication and transportation to treatments. New this year is a superhero theme with individual and team spirit competition, a 10K course and electronic chip timing. Registration forms are available at OMC Public Relations, located at No. 23 Parkway Center, and online at www.ozarksmedicalcenter.com/funrun.asp. Online registration is also available at this link. Participants are encouraged to form teams of five or more and receive a $5 registration discount. In addition, an early registration discount is available through April 11.

 SATURDAY, APRIL 26:

A COUNTRY AND GOSPEL MUSIC SHOW WILL BE HELD AT THE OLD EMINENCE HIGH SCHOOL GYM ON SATURDAY, APRIL 26TH AND 7:00 P.M. NO ADMISSION CHARGE BUT THE HAT WILL BE PASSED FOR DONATION TO SCHOLARSHIP AND EQUIPMENT FOR THE SCIENCE PROGRAM.  REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED.

 APRIL 27:

RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM “CATS FOR THE CURE” HOSTING A SUNDAY LUNCHEON APRIL 27TH AT THE THAYER ELEMENTARY CAFETERIA, WITH TAKE OUTS AVAILABLE 11AM UNTIL 2PM. MENU CONSIST OF HAM, TURKEY, DRESSING, MASH POTATOES, GREEN BEANS, FOLD OVER ROLLS, DESERT AND DRINK. $10 TICKET ADULTS, $8 12 YEARS AND UNDER. TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE THAYER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OFFICE.  ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE RELAY FOR LIFE. 

 TUESDAY, APRIL 29:

THE FRIENDS OF THE MAMMOTH SPRING NATIONAL FISH HATCHERY MEETS AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE AQUATIC CONSERVATION AND EDUCATION CENTER TO ANYONE INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING AT THE CENTER TO ASSIST IN THE GIFT SHOP, WITH EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND TOURS AND WITH GENERAL MAINTENANCE OF THE FACILITY.  FUNDS RAISED IN THE GIFT SHOP WILL BE USED TO ENHANCE THE FACILITY.

 NOW THROUGH APRIL 30:

THE ALTON BANK IS TAKING ORDERS FOR HOME MADE CINNAMON ROLLS AND APPLE TURNOVERS.  STOP BY THE ALTON BANK OR CALL THEM AT 417-778-7217 AND PLACE YOUR ORDER.  ALL PROCEEDS WILL GO TO THE ALTON BEATLEMANIA. 

 APRIL 28/MAY1/MAY2:

REGISTRATION FOR THE ALTON PRE-SCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, APRIL 28TH AT 6:30 P.M. IN THE MULTI-PURPOSE BUILDING AT THE ALTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. STAFF MEMBERS WILL BE AVAILABLE TO COPY DOCUMENTS AND HELP WITH THE REGISTRATION PAPERS.  THE CHILD DOES NOT HAVE TO ATTEND. APPOINTMENTS CAN BE MADE AT THIS MEETING FOR PRE-SCHOOL SCREENING FOR THURSDAY, MAY 1ST AND FOR KINDERGARTEN SCREENING FOR FRIDAY, MAY 2ND.. FROM 8:30 TO 2:30 P.M.   CHILD MUST HAVE BIRTH CERTIFICATE, SOCIAL SECURITY CARD, IMMUNIZATION RECORDS AND PROOF OF RESIDENCE..ALSO GUARDIANSHIP OR CUSTODY PAPERS.   ( Saundra Dorris – School or home – 417-778-7217 or 417-778-7337)

 

FRIDAY, MAY 2:

THE 75TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE HOWELL-OREGON ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY, MAY 2ND AT THE WEST PLAINS

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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SATURDAY, MAY 31:

THE OREGON COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE EVENT WILL BE HELD SATURDAY, MAY 31ST AT THE THAYER HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL FIELD.

THIS IS FOR THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY’S FIGHT AGAINST CANCER. 

 

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 26 – (1/2 deposit made by April 1) 

THE GREAT ELEVEN POINT CANOE RACE WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, APRIL 26TH AT THE GREER SPRING CROSSING ACCESS OFF HIWAY 19 NORTH OF ALTON IN OREGON COUNTY.  THE 20 MILES RACE STARTS NEAR THE HIGHWAY 19 BRIDGE AND ENDS AT THE RIVERTON ACCESS, NEAR THE US. 160 BRIDGE IN ALTON.  ENTRANTS WILL MEET BEFORE THE RACE AT THE ELEVEN POINT CANOE RENTAL AT THE JUNCTION OF U.S. 160 AND HIWAY 19 IN ALTON.  MEDALS WILL BE GIVEN TO THE TOP THREE WINNERS.  COST IS 2-MAN ENTRY IS $180.00 AND THE SOLO

ENTRY FEE IS $90.00.  PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT THE RESTORATION OF GREER MILL.  ENTRY FEE COVER THE USE OF A RENTAL CANOE OR TRANSPORT OF A PRIVATELY OWNED CANOE TO AND FROM RACE, FREE BAR-R-Q FOR RACERS, NON-RACERS MUST PAY,  FREE CAMPING AT ELEVEN POINT CANOE RENTAL. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT BRIAN SLOSS OR RYAN GRIFFIN AT 417-778-6497   

 WEEKLY/MONTHLY  

EACH WEDNESDAY –

THE AMERICAN HOME CARE IN WEST PLAINS WILL HAVE A JOB FAIR EACH WEDNEDAY..THEY ARE LOCATED AT 812   KENTUCKY AVENUE IN WEST PLAINS..HOURS ARE FROM 10:00 AND 2:00 P.M.

 MAMMOTH SPRING HAS A RECYCLING BIN AT CITY SHOP LOT, at 104   NORTH 4TH STREET.   They accept newspapers, magazines, catalogs, junk mail, plastic bottle with recycling number 1 or 2.  (NO containers with LIDS like butter containers.)  Aluminum and Tin Cans, Cardboard and box boards that have been flattened.

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 EVENING – GO OUT AND ENJOY “PICKIIN PARTIES AND ACOUSTIC JAM SESSION FROM 6:00 TILL 10:00 P.M. ON THE PO

FRIDAY

A PRAYER CHAPEL HAS BEEN SET UP HERE AT THE K-KOUNTRY 95 RADIO STATION EACH FRIDAY MORNING.  IF YOU LIKE TO STOP BY BRO. ABEL PREZE IS HERE TO PRAY WITH YOU OR IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HAVE PRAYER OR TALK TO HIM CONFIDENTIAL CALL HIM AT 417-280-5285.

 

FRIDAY

The Thayer-Mammoth Spring Rotary Club meet at Noon on Fridays at RiverbendRestaurantin Mammoth Spring.  All Rotarians and guest are urged to attend.

 SATURDAY

 A FLEA MARKET, CRAFT SHOW AND SMALL ANIMAL SHOW WILL BE  BEGINNING AT 8:00 A.M. AT THE THAYER/MAMMOTH SPRING SADDLE CLUB ARENA SOUTH OF THAYER BY THE SWIMMING POOL.  THIS WILL BE HELD THE 2ND SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH…  FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT MICHELLE SIMS AT 417-280-6072.

Saturday’s -  ‘the barn” south of west plains on hiway 63, host an alcohol-free dance for all ages..   a live country band performs from 6:00 TILL 10:00 pm. For info – Norm 417-293-0938.

AL ANON IS FOR FRIENDS AND FAMILIES OF ALCOHOLICS.  THEY MEET

SEVERAL TIMES A WEEK.

Monday’s –7:00 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, 205 E. 2nd   Street, Mtn. View, Mo.

417-247-0566

Tuesday’s –7:00 p.m. All Saints Episcopalian Church Parish Hall 107 Curry   Street, West Plains – 417-257-8832.

Wednesday – 8:00 p.m. Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1050 W. Business 60/63, Willow Spgs, Mo. 417-962-9602.

Thursday, 11:00 a.m. St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1551 Bill Virdon Blvd, West Plains, Mo.

417-255-9724.