Community Calendar

 

JUNE 24 – WILLOW SPRINGS

The “On Time Ministry 5-K Run Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, June 24th at 8:00 a.m. (check in starts at 7:00 a.m.) at the Palenske Field Tract, 10th Street, Willow Springs, Mo.  Men/Women age Brackets for 16 and under plus a bracket for 60 and over. Event fee is $25.00.  Early registration ends June 7th.you must register by the day to guarantee a shirt in your size.

SATURDAY, JUNE 24 – WEST PLAINS

A Mud Mania Kids Obstacle Course Challenge will be held on Saturday, June 24th behind J.C. Penney’s in West Plains at 6:00 p.m.  Kids age 17 and under are invited to participate in this St. Jude Fundraiser. A special safe-short course for children 5 and under will be held.  Parent’s assistance is welcome.  The obstacle course includes a mud pit, slip and slide craw, tire run, hay bale climb and other fun obstacles.   T-shirts are available to first come-first served basis at time of registration.  /The cost for those that will participate requires a donation of $25.00 per participant or $60.00 for a family of three with each additional member $15.00. A concession of hot dogs and drink is $1.00.  All proceeds will go to benefit St. Jude. (info – gaunter@zizzers.org)      face book – Mud Mania Kids Challenge

SATURDAY, JUNE 24 – MAMMOTH SPRING

Join the Mammoth Spring Senior Life Center on Archer Avenue during their Summer Bash Fundraiser June 24th beginning at 5 as they present live music with  Vicky Lynn and Lawless. The center will be serving hot dogs, hamburgers, polish sausage, baked beans, cole slaw, chips, ice cream or root beer float, lemondae, tea or coffee.  The price for a meal is 5 dollars and for children under year it’s 2.50.  All proceeds help raise funds for a new van for the Mammoth Spring Life Center.

SATURDAY, JUNE 24

The Oregon County Ambulance station in Thayer will hold open house this Saturday from 11:00 until 2:00 p.m. Refreshment will be served and everyone is invited to come out and see the new ambulance building.  The ambulance station is located behind the old elementary school building at 722 West Walnut in Thayer.

The Howell Family will be singing Saturday, June 24th at 6 PM at the Lula Full Gospel church in Alton and Sunday morning at 10 at the United Baptist church in Alton.  All are welcome.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 25

The Mountain View, Mo. United Methodist Church will hold their last service in the church this Sunday at 11:00 a.m.  Following services a potluck dinner will be held.  Everyone is invited to come and share together the years of worship and service in the final service at the United Methodist Church in Mountain View, Missouri. (info – 417-934-5033)

 

MONDAY, JUNE 26

The American Red Cross bloodmobile will be on the parking lot by Brown’s Furniture, Main Street, Mammoth Spring, this Monday from 1:00 until 5:00 p.m.  All blood types are needed especially type O donors.  The blood drive is being sponsored by the Spring River Lions Club.

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 27

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 695 of West Plains meet Tuesday at 12:00 noon at Chen’s Garden Chinese Restaurant in West Plains.  Guess speaker is Glenda Grandstaff, Office Manager of Pleasant Valley Manor and Assistant Administrator of Pleasant Valley Village, West Vue Retirement Community.

 

JULY 4 – THAYER HIGH SCHOOL FIREWORKS
Thayer 4th of July celebration at the Thayer Football field begins at 5 with live music, food, skydivers, games and presentation of colors.  Plus the big DREAM boat vacation give away capped off with the largest fireworks show in the region.  Don’t miss it.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 4 – HORSESHOE BEND:

The Horseshoe Bend Area Chamber of Commerce Independence Day celebration! theme will be, “Dreams Come True Under the Red, White, and Blue.” Festivities will begin with a parade at 10:00 a.m. and end with fireworks at dusk. Additional details to follow, but the Chamber encourages everyone to start making plans to participate in the parade, enjoy hotdogs with the fire department, spend the day exploring Horseshoe Bend, watch the flotilla on parade at 5:00 p.m. and enjoy live music and fireworks on Turkey Mountain. For more information, please call the Horseshoe Bend Area Chamber of Commerce at 870.670.5433 or contact them via Facebook at www.facebook.com/hsbacc.

FRIDAY, JULY 7

The Sharp County EF&S program Board Phase 34 meets Friday, July 7th at 9:00 a.m. at the NADC office in Ash Flat.  Purpose of meeting is to determine allocation of the $6,783.00 awarded by the national emergency food and shelter board program.

JULY 8 & 9

A Mountain View 2-person Golf Tournament Tri-Rivers Classic will be held Saturday and Sunday, July 8th and 9th at Mountain View, Missouri. Cost is $150.00/team, does not include cart.  Entry fee includes mulligans and dinner Saturday Night.  Cash payout, Minimum of top 3 places in each flight.  Calcutta 100% payback.   Tee off times at 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.  Refreshments will be served.                                                             (info – Clubhouse 417-934-6959 or Jeremy 417-331-9839)

SATURDAY, SEPT 9 – ALTON:

The Oregon County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold their 5th annual Farm Trade Show on Saturday, September 9th from 10:00 till 2:00 p.m. in Alton, Missouri. Enjoy free food at noon.  Free Booth space for any agricultural related business to display their services. There will be a contest for the Best decorated booth.  For more information contact Sarah Stubbs at sarah.stubbs@swcd.mo.gov or call 417-778-7561 ext 3.   K-Kountry will be there with live remotes.