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“Little girl,” he said earnestly, “keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” — attributed to Mark Twain by Gay Zenola MacLaren in 1938


Apply to become a member of the #SOTOLife Creative Community today. Fill out the form below —

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    Membership Benefits:

    1. Entry into the SOTO Creative Community

    • Freedom to network in a safe, supportive environment
    • Opportunity to improve community across the Ozarks
    • Support for your traditional or emerging Ozarks culture
    • Access to proven event review processes with facilitation by SOTO Team

    2. Exclusive Event Access

    • StateoftheOzarks Fest
    • First Friday Art Walks
    • Monthly Insider SOTO Gatherings
    • Additional Member-hosted Events
    • Price Incentives for subsidiary SOTO events / projects

    3. Multi-faceted Promotional Services

    • Your own webpage on StateoftheOzarks Magazine
    • Exclusive access to our social media hub (StateoftheOzarks Spotlight)
    • Videos with key SOTO personalities on social media
    • Access to additional promotional events / projects (including Podcast Partnerships, Festival Sponsorships, Art Walk Sponsorships, and Event Management)

    Pricing options:

    • Membership with Square monthly payment — $15/month*
    • Membership with Square annual payment — $150
    • Annual Membership (check, Paypal, Facebook, other) — $240

    * Monthly payment includes agreement of one-year membership.

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    *State of the Ozarks Media & Design Inc reserves the right to maintain or dismiss, without refund, or suspend members based on their ethical treatment of others within the community.

    ** Monthly payment includes agreement of one-year membership.