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The Lodge of Old Kinderhook construction moves along with tentative March 2015 grand opening

Ice rink tentatively open to public, hotel guests the first part of December

The Lodge at Old Kinderhook construction has progressed significantly since breaking ground in late 2013 with a tentative March 2015 grand opening.

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Baxter’s Lakeside Grille named one of top scenic view restaurants in America

Located on the Lake of the Ozarks, Baxter’s Lakeside Grille recently announced it was named a winner of OpenTable Diners’ Choice Awards for the Top 100 Scenic View Restaurants in America.

SCORE: Tap the power of ‘thank you’ to strengthen customer loyalty

ant to make your business better? Learn how by reading a special article courtesy of the SCORE Lake of the Ozarks the first and third Wednesday each month in The Lake Today.

Around the Lake: What is a chamber?

So what is the definition of a chamber of commerce? Simply put, a chamber of commerce is an organization of businesses seeking to further their collective interest, while advancing their community.

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Keeping the Lake Afloat: Towing at the Lake can be ‘Hi-Tech’

Hi-Tech Auto Body and Towing featured in ongoing series

This is the 14th in a 15-week series featuring workers who do their part to “Keep the Lake Afloat.”

SCORE accepts applications for business plan award

The Lake of the Ozarks SCORE Chapter is now accepting applications for the Ralph Stonebraker Business Plan Award.

Cato opens new store Aug. 21

Cato opens its newest store August 21 in Osage Beach. The new store is located at Dierberg’s Lakeview Pointe in Osage Beach.

RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks lands 2 new sales associates

Two news sales associates, Megan King and Janelle O'Dell, join RE/MAZ Lake of the Ozarks.

Lake Regional OB/GYN welcomes Mona Afrassiab, D.O.

Mona Afrassiab, D.O., joined Lake Regional Obstetrics and Gynecology on Aug. 1.

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Sakelaris Ford employees earn top honors for Ford Motor Company

One Sakelaris Ford employee in the Versailles dealership earned a New Vehicle Sales award, while two additional employees earned Ford Motor Company’s Employee Excellence awards.

Lake Area Chamber to host networking social at Jake Culpeeper’s

Join the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at its next networking social from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 19 at Jake Culpeeper’s Cattle Company in Osage Beach.

Lichtenberg presented Soaring Eagle Award

Kate Lichtenberg, DO, MPH, FAAFP, of Kirkwood, past president and board chair of the Missouri Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP), passed the gavel to new Board Chair, William Fish, of Lake Ozark, at the 66th Annual Scientific Assembly of the Missouri Academy of Family Physicians on June 7 in Lake Ozark.

White completes first year at Institute for Organization Management

The Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, recently announced Lake Area Chamber of Commerce executive director Wendy White has completed her first year at Institute for Organization Management, a four-year nonprofit leadership training program at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

BNI Buccaneers close $22 million in business at Lake

The BNI Buccaneers have ventured into unchartered waters by closing $21,977,237 worth of referral business in 10 months.

Local physician earns industry medical director certification

Hospice Compassus — Osage Beach Assistant Medical Director Mark Shen, D.O., recently achieved the gold standard credentials in hospice medical director certification from the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board.