Samantha Edmondson

Editor- The Lake Today

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Setting Children Up For Success: Creating the perfect cadence

Fourth in series highlights how CLC’s EDGE after-school program progresses skills for kids like Janelle Rauba

In the fourth of this series, learn about CLC SnapShots Calendar’s Miss December and “Little Drummer Girl” Janelle Rauba’s gained independence through activities and social peer interaction at CLC’s Edge after-school program

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Make a Christmas memory and raise money for cancer

Breakfast With Santa event Dec. 14 allows families to support Camden County Relay For Life

For the last six years, the Yellow Roses Relay For Life team has raised more than $7,000 at its annual Breakfast With Santa event for Camden County Relay For Life.

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Setting Children Up For Success: Laying foundation for a child's development

Third in series highlights Scott Wynne’s social growth through the CLC’s early education and care center

n the third of this series, learn about Scott Wynne, featured on the calendar’s cover, his family and how early education and care through CLC continues to help prepare him for kindergarten next fall.

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Setting Children Up For Success: Making strides with a little help from his friends

Second in series highlights Sullivan Cote, who has excelled in the CLC’s group special instruction program

In the second of this series, learn about “Mr. January,” Sullivan Cote, his family and how peer interaction has helped him progress with group special instruction at CLC.

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A community that gives celebrates the season at Christmas on the Square

Saturday’s event in Camdenton includes entertainment, visits with Santa and Can-Do Challenge final drop-off

Each year, children squeal with excitement as Santa and Mrs. Claus pull up on their sleigh, greet children and prepare for individual visits and photos during the annual Christmas on the Square in Camdenton.

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Craft a smart holiday shopping plan

Find out about Black Friday, Small Business Saturday options and more available in the Lake Area

Once the turkey has settled, football games wrap up and Thanksgiving draws to a close, families and friends will gear up for another momentous holiday event: Black Friday.

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Setting Children Up For Success: ‘There’s no place like home’

First in series highlights Mark McGrath’s significant progress in home therapy through Children’s Learning Center, First Steps

In the first of this series, learn about “Mr. November,” Mark McGrath, his family and his flourishing success with home-based therapy through CLC and First Steps.

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Community raises about $4,000 to help donate 50-plus meals for Eldon Community Food Pantry

‘BE Kind’ Initiative through Bob Evans in Osage Beach allows for Thanksgiving meal prep, donation

Hundreds of paper leaves line the main entryway to Bob Evans restaurant in Osage Beach. Stating family names, heartfelt messages and even “Batman” as contributors, the leaves symbolize a monetary donation given this fall to the national restaurant chain’s “BE Kind” initiative, Hunger Free Communities.

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Contracted engineer starts gathering info in possible expansion of Camelot Estates Sewer District

Feasibility study will determine costs, monthly rates and other facts in potentially adding more than 550 units to district

Over the next sixth months, a Camdenton-based engineer will gather information from more than 550 property owners in Camden County as part of the Lake of the Ozarks Council of Governments’ (LOCLG) grant-funded sewer line extension feasibility study for the Camelot Estates Sewer District.

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A collaborative effort recounts an old, true story

‘The Outrageous Moon Hoax of 1835’ featured as first Writers’ Guild Showcase this weekend in Sunrise Beach

A story nearly 180 years old will relive on stage this weekend in Sunrise Beach.

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