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Monday, November 20, 2017
The Lake Area Chamber recently held a ribbon cutting for Verizon Cellular Sales at their location at 3825 Hwy 54 in Osage Beach. The ribbon cutting took place on November 17 at noon, with several Verizon Cellular Sales staff members, as well as several Lake Area Chamber staff, board members, and volunteers in attendance.  The ribbon cutting celebrated their new membership with the Lake Area ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, November 20, 2017
The Lake Area Chamber recently held a ribbon cutting for Boone Medical Group at their new clinic location inside Hy-Vee in Osage Beach. The ribbon cutting took place on November 10 at 11:30, with several Boone Medical Group staff members, as well as several Lake Area Chamber staff, board members, and volunteers in attendance.  The ribbon cutting celebrated their grand opening and their new ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Hello! The Heart of the Ozarks Professional & Business Women is looking forward to wrapping up 2017 with their most anticipated meeting of the year!! We'd like to invite you to join us at our next meeting, December 6 at the Party Proper in Osage Beach. Cost is $15 for the meal and meeting, plus a ornament/gift for our "dirty santa" gift exchange. We will be sending out more information about the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Lake Regional Health System celebrated the opening of Lake Regional Hospice with a ribbon cutting on Nov. 7. The event coincided with National Home Care and Hospice Month, a time to honor the nurses, aides, therapists, social workers, chaplains and administrators who make an important difference in their patients’ lives.  Lake Regional is the only agency in the area that provides both home ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
National Radiologic Technology Week, held Nov. 5–11, recognizes the skilled health care professionals who provide safe medical imaging examinations and radiation therapy treatments.  Lake Regional radiologic technologists celebrate this week every year with a project to make blankets for Lake Regional Cancer Center patients. Hospital and community volunteers support this effort, which annually ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Lake Regional Health System celebrates National Nurse Practitioner Week, Nov. 12–18.  “Our nurse practitioners provide high-quality, personalized health care,” said Michael Burcham, vice president, Physician Practices. “Their training prepares them not only to diagnose and manage acute and chronic illnesses but also to partner with patients to prevent disease and promote health. We are grateful ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
With the theme “A Musically Magical Christmas”, the Bagnell Dam Strip Association presents its last special event for 2017, the 33rd edition of the Lake of the Ozarks Christmas Parade, a treat for the families and children of the area.  Celebrating the season and culminating a year of activities on the Bagnell Dam Strip, the parade kicks off at 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 9 at the corner of HH ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
On Monday, Nov. 13, heart experts released new guidelines calling for earlier treatment of high blood pressure. The new guidelines from the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology recommend treatment when blood pressure is 130/80 or higher.  “This change moves millions of Americans into the category of having high blood pressure,” said Lake Regional Cardiologist Zubair Khan, ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Lake Regional Health System announces that on Monday, Nov. 13, the Emergency Department entrance will be temporarily moved. The revolving entrance will close. Temporary doors have been installed on each side and labeled Entrance C and Entrance D.  Entrance C provides access for Emergency Department and Family Birth Center patients. Family Birth Center visitors who are not patients should continue ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The Lake Area Chamber recently held a ribbon cutting for Black & White Roofing at their location at 70 North Shore Drive in Lake Ozark. The ribbon cutting took place on November 6 at 4 pm, with several Black & White Roofing staff members, as well as several Lake Area Chamber staff, board members, and volunteers in attendance.  The ribbon cutting celebrated her new membership with the Lake Area ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Have you ever felt the urge to ride a bike around a hotel ballroom? On a recent Saturday, 35 recipients of Amtryke therapeutic tricycles did just that during the Great American Amtryke Giveaway. The event was the capstone of the AMBUCS National Conference held Oct. 18–21 at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach. AMBUCS is a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to creating mobility and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Lake Regional Health System is starting a new support group for people experiencing grief. The first meeting is 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in the hospital’s third floor conference rooms.  “This monthly support group is for people dealing with grief caused by various losses, including death, divorce, loss of a home and other difficult life events,” said Billye Bennett, R.N., Lake Regional’s ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, November 02, 2017
The Community Foundation of the Lake (CFL) would like to thank the community and its partners for their generosity! More than $15,000 was raised to support lake area charities in 2018.  The Board of CFL takes this opportunity to thank it’s many financial supporters, in-kind and media sponsors.  These community minded citizens and businesses contributed greatly to the success of the Champagne ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Being a good manager is part of the job of running a small business. Even if you have only a handful of employees, it’s still up to you to help them give their best for the sake your company, your customers, and themselves.  Business author Jeff Haden says there are several missions that every manager needs to accomplish in order for a company to grow and be successful. All are based on actions, ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Every year SCORE volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses. Volunteering at SCORE is a way for you to give back to our community, connect with fellow business owners, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in our community in central Missouri. SCORE volunteers provide ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, November 02, 2017
The Lake of the Ozarks Regional Economic Development Council (LOREDC) is excited to announce the LOREDC Annual Membership Meeting from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at The Lodge of Four Seasons.  Anyone interested in economic development and the growth of the Lake Area is welcome to attend.  Please RSVP to Jeana Woods at the City of Osage Beach via e-mail at ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Lake Regional Health System announces Lake Regional Orthopedics will expand to Camdenton this fall.  The expansion will follow the closure of Leslie Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, located at 226 E. Highway 54 in Camdenton. Christopher Leslie, D.O., a longtime member of Lake Regional’s medical staff, closed his practice at the end of October 2017, and Lake Regional Orthopedic Surgeon Jeff Jones, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Troon Golf LLC, has been selected to manage The Lodge of Four Seasons and it’s golf, marina and spa resort at the Lake of the Ozarks in central Missouri effective January 1, 2018.  In making the announcement, Susan Brown, owner of The Lodge said, “Troon® is the world’s largest club and golf management company who has moved into resort and spa management as well. We are thrilled to have them ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, November 02, 2017
The Lake Area Chamber recently held a ribbon cutting for Slumberland Furniture at their location at 6241 Osage Beach Pkwy in Osage Beach. The ribbon cutting took place on October 19 at 4:30 pm.  Attendees included owners Jill and Randy Ray, several Slumberland employees, Lake Area Chamber staff, board members, and chamber volunteers.  The ribbon cutting celebrated their new membership with the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Over 230 members of the Lake business community gathered for the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Fall Dinner and Awards Ceremony on Friday, October 27 at The Lodge of Four Seasons.   Per tradition at this annual event, after two years serving as Board President, David Crane passed down his “Captains Hat” aka the President role to Board Member Sandy Waggett. Crane mentioned “The future ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Most smokers know they need to quit smoking, but many don’t know how to succeed. To empower smokers who want to quit now, Lake Regional Health System will host the American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking® program during three weeks in November.  The course will be taught in four sessions, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7; Tuesday, Nov. 14; Thursday, Nov. 16; and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release

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