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Monday, June 26, 2017
Branson, MO (June 23, 2017) – The City Clerk of Branson announces the following Board and Committee vacancy. The application deadline is July 7, 2017 at 4:30PM for: • BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT: One position open (term expires April 2022) Branson residents who are interested in volunteering and becoming involved with the City are encouraged to apply. Applications and additional information are ...read more
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Friday, June 23, 2017
POINT LOOKOUT, MO. —College of the Ozarks will host its 28 th annual Honor America Celebration on campus Sunday, June 25, 2017. A special addition this year is the United States Army Parachute Team, nicknamed and commonly known as the Golden Knights. They will perform a night pyrotechnic jump from approximately 12,000 feet, just prior to the fireworks. The public is invited to attend this ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Holiday Events, Human Interest, Member Press Release, Press Release
Friday, June 23, 2017
What: Award-winning and internationally known illusionist, Brad Ross, is opening a brand-new show at the Branson Famous Theatre. Ross spent seven years on the world tour of “Disney Live presents Mickey’s Magic Show” as the official Disney Magician. Now, he’s bringing his collection of astonishing wonders and world-class illusions to Branson in an unforgettable production ...read more
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Monday, June 19, 2017
POINT LOOKOUT, MO. —The College of the Ozarks Chorale, under the direction of Dr. John Cornish, assistant professor of music, performed a Memorial Day concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City on May 29. The group traveled May 24-31. “My vision was that our students would have the kind of artistic experience that would be transformative to them as artists and as Christians,” ...read more
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Monday, June 19, 2017
Branson Regional Arts Council’s Youth Troupe presents DreamWorks Madagascar – A Musical Adventure JR. at the Forsyth Performing Arts Center (Forsyth High School) this Friday, June 23rd at 7pm, Saturday, June 24th at 7pm, and Sunday, June 25th at 2pm. General admission for adults and children is $5.00 per person at the door. BRAC Members can attend all three performances at no charge. ...read more
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Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Branson, Mo. - Veterans’ Health Care System of the Ozarks’, which covers Southwest Missouri and Northwest Arkansas, and is based in Fayetteville, Arkansas, received the highest ratings from Senator Claire McCaskill’s annual survey of all VA Medical Facilities in Missouri. The reports reflect generally positive input gathered over the course of the past year from Missouri ...read more
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Wednesday, June 14, 2017
(FORSYTH, MO.) A musical performance by State Representative Donald Phillips will be the highlight of the White River Valley Historical Society’s (WRVHS) free semi-annual meeting/program on Saturday, June 17. Rep. Donald Phillips, a Republican, represents Stone County and parts of Christian and Taney Counties (District 138) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his ...read more
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Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Davis to celebrate 40 years as a college president POINT LOOKOUT, MO. —Dr. Jerry C. Davis, president of College of the Ozarks, has been announced as the recipient of the 2017 E. Burr Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. The award honors individuals who have made a significant and lasting impact on the field of institutional advancement ...read more
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Thursday, June 08, 2017
POINT LOOKOUT, MO. —Colle ge of the Ozarks paired with Honor Flight of the Ozarks to send 12 students and 88 Veterans to Washington, D.C., on May 16. The group visited the WWII Memorial, K orean Memorial, and Arlington National Cemetery. The trip recognized sacrifices made by Veterans serving our country in various wars including WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. “It was such a privilege ...read more
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Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Empire District and Branson Landing Partner To Offer Electric Vehicle Charging Stations JOPLIN, MO – June 2, 2017 – Empire District and the Branson Landing announced today the availability of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at the Branson Landing. The media and members of the public are invited to a plug-in event at 10 a.m. on June 7, 2017 to showcase the new chargers. ...read more
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Monday, June 05, 2017
SBA Stands Ready to Assist Missouri Businesses and Residents Affected by the Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-Line Winds and Flooding SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to Missouri businesses and residents as a result of President Trump’s major disaster declaration, U.S. Small Business Administration’s Administrator Linda McMahon ...read more
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Friday, June 02, 2017
BRANSON, MO – Branson IMAX Entertainment Complex and Visioncon team up to honor our wonderful women with a fun event this Saturday from 1pm to 9pm at Branson's IMAX Entertainment Complex for the premiere of the BIGGEST HOLLYWOOD Film of the year, on the BIGGEST IMAX Screen in the Midwest, Wonder Woman in IMAX 3D with Laser! Wonder Woman, Kathleen Thompson will be on hand for pictures ...read more
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Friday, June 02, 2017
The Branson Regional Arts Council (BRAC) invites area residents to escape the “zoo” of life and join them on a transatlantic musical adventure when its Youth Troupe actors perform DreamWorks Madagascar – A Musical Adventure JR. beginning Friday, June 23 rd , it was announced today by Drew Cohen, president of Music Theatre International (MTI). Based on the DreamWorks Animation ...read more
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Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Calling the Kids! The toughest 2 minutes in sports is coming back to Branson in 2017! Come visit Branson Landing on June 9 & 10, 2017 for Branson’s 2nd Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge. Bring your children, ages 4-11, to run the scaled down version of the main course. This is a free event for children and gives them the opportunity to see what it’s like to be a firefighter, encourages fitness ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, May 15, 2017
2016 Branson Show Award Winners Announced The Branson Show Awards have been honoring outstanding entertainers in Branson since 2008. Created by founder Gary R. Wackerly , the annual nominees are carefully reviewed by a non-biased Award Committee who personally attend every show before announcing the nominations and selected winners. The committee accepts no direct advertising from any theaters ...read more
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Monday, May 08, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Charity Jackson/ charity@uber.com Media Assets: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/nhj0p9zvqrnagsc/AADsGoZSmfDtkXCGv1jcTK7qa?dl=0 Uber Launches in Branson Ridesharing Company Launches in Branson Expanding Safe, Reliable Transportation Options for Residents (Branson, MO) - Uber today announced it will begin operating in Branson. UberX, the company’s popular ...read more
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