Whether residents decide to contribute monetarily, through donations or to a special charitable program or organization, they need to take head of some helpful tips and advice before giving, as well as tax options for their generous donations.
Travelers looking for an early holiday treat are in luck: the 2014 Official Missouri Travel Guide has just been released, making this a great time to start planning a Show-Me State vacation.
Around the Lake: Eldon Chamber encourages visitors, residents to attend community events this holiday season
“Around the Lake” allows the Lake Area’s five chambers of commerce directors, Convention and Visitors Bureau director and Tri-County Lodging Association administrator to share upcoming event information, local issues and fun topics with The Lake Today’s readers. Make sure to check out the “Around the Lake” column to find out all about what’s happening at the Lake from the area’s top people “in the know.”
Joe Roeger to lead annual Lake Ozark Christmas Parade as grand marshal Saturday
Lake of the Ozarks Christmas Parade with “An Old-Fashioned Christmas” theme, gets underway at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 in Lake Ozark.
Annual Optimist Club Christmas tree sale nurtures programs for Camdenton area children
It’s a cold job but a festive one, and one that allows the many volunteers of the Camdenton Optimist Club to do a lot of good for area students.
Saturday’s event includes entertainment, refreshments and visits with Santa
The 2013 Christmas on the Square is held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on the Camden County Courthouse lawn in Camdenton, boasting a petting zoo, live entertainment, arts and crafts and many other activities.
Volunteers are backbone of thrift store, food pantry
Shoppers flocked to stores around the Lake Area last weekend for Black Friday deals, but one store offers great deals for a good cause all year long – the thrift store at Hope House of Miller County.
With the demolition of the last of the original bridges over the Lake (Hurricane Deck Bridge) beginning this week, I am reminded of all the bridges my brothers and sisters attempted to build across the creeks on my family’s farm during my childhood.
The Berry Best Book Club will hold its next monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15 at the Yankee Peddler Tea Room, which is located in The Landing on Main Street in Osage Beach.
The Sunrise Beach Little Theatre is giving its annual Christmas gift to the community with the children’s theatre production of “The Hobbit” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 and Friday, Dec. 6, and at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. at the Sunrise Beach Community Center in Sunrise Beach.
The Annual Troop Appreciation event returns to the Lake Area this year from 1:45-9 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14.
Ray Speckman, co-owner of Emme’s Attic in Versailles, enjoys Lake Area history. The first Wednesday of every month, he will deliver some fun facts, unique stories and interesting information about historic places, occurrences and anecdotes relating to the Lake of the Ozarks and mid-Missouri. Enjoy this entertaining and educational addition and guest column in The Lake Today.
The Lodge of Four Seasons brings the allure of horse drawn carriage rides to The Lake of the Ozarks – an experience normally found in a large metro area.
The Lake Area Community Orchestra will continue its a 2013 Winter Concert Series Sunday in Laurie.
The Iowa Reunion Club will host its annual holiday event, "IRC Christmas on the Lake,” from 1 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 8.