November Members

Anthony Cirilla, Writer

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Caleb Wilczynski

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Camarie Cirilla, Poet

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City of Hollister, Missouri

Hollister, Missouri, is a city in Taney County just across the bridge from Branson. Hollister began when settler Melinda Fortner claimed 120 acres on Turkey…
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Heath Copper, Artist

Born in Oklahoma, but grew up in Texas after his mom passed way, Heath joined the Navy after high school, serving on a mine sweeper…
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Mary Arneson’s Works of Whimsy

Nature artist Mary Arneson has been painting nature’s offerings since 2005, first in Colorado and now in Missouri.  Mary says, “The path to creativity is…
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Paranormal Science Lab

We are a paranormal investigation team based in Joplin. We serve Missouri, southeast Kansas, northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas. We assist those experiencing unexplained phenomena…
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Vintage Paris Coffee Shop

Vintage Paris Coffee Shop is a quaint and cozy coffee shop in historic downtown Hollister. We serve hand-roasted specialty coffee, organic loose-leaf teas…
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White River Coffee Company

Our little coffee shop on a hillside tucked away in Rockaway Beach serves a variety of hand-crafted drinks, sandwiches and pastries. We are also…
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December Members

Taney County Health Department

The Taney County Health Department is a nationally accredited local public health department serving residents and visitors of Taney County since it opened on February…
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January Members

All Access Branson

We offer only Branson show tickets. No timeshares. No vacation clubs. Best of all, no cancellation, delivery or other fees! When you buy tickets from…
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Branson’s Center Stage Grille & Kaffee Haus

“We wanted our menu to reflect Branson’s heritage,” shares Dan and Melody of Branson Center Stage Grille & Kaffee Haus. Joining with daughter Leah and nationally…
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Downing Street Pour House

The Pour House, inside Ye Old English Inn at #24 Downing Street, features local Missouri beers as well as a range of English, Irish and…
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Hodges Insurance – Jess Hodges

Located in Sparta, Missouri, and serving the Ozarks, we opened our doors in 1970. Our goal is to find you the best coverage for the…
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J Loehr Custom Engraving – Jeff Loehr

Jeff Loehr creates custom hand-made jewelry and engraves guns and knives. His Forsyth shop includes all kinds of jewelry, artwork, handmade soap and guns…
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Josh Huxtable

Missouri native Josh Huxtable grew up in Liberty, Winston, Gallatin and Humansville, Missouri. A certified nurses aid and certified medication technician, Josh loves “helping people…
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My Soapy Habit – Candy Loehr

“Baking by grandma’s side was never this fun!” says soap maker Candy Loehr. “My first batch turned out well and I was hooked! Our world…
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Photos by Clint

Clint Loveland’s Photo By Clint provides unique takes on the traditional Ozarks with a style described as “dark, twisted, sexy and edgy from a strong…
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Southern Missouri Arts Connection (SMAC)

Southern Missouri Arts Connection (SMAC) is a grassroots non-profit based in the Branson / Hollister, Missouri communities. We are dedicated to connecting our community with…
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Webb Outdoors – Mike Webb

Mike Webb, veteran Ozarks fisherman, has fished Table Rock and Taneycomo for over 40 years. He co-hosts Bass Edge (Outdoor Channel & WFN) and is…
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Ye Olde English Inn, Hollister, MO

Ye Olde English Inn in historical Downtown Hollister has been an inn for more than 100 years. Fashioned in quaint English Tudor style, our rooms…
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February Members

Branson Karate

We teach Seiyo-No Shorin-Ryu Karate (a traditional style of defensive martial arts from Okinawa). We teach strong powerful and circular techniques (kicks, strikes…
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Built Right

We build comfortable, quality homes that are affordable for working families, young professionals, and retirees, alike. We offer the greatest value in (or near) Taney…
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Luke Menard, Compass Realty Group

Husband, father, singer, now Compass Group realtor, Luke Menard’s life is based on joy and harmony. “To help people with one of the biggest decisions…
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Shepherd of the Hills

Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama and Adventure Park began way back in 1960 with the theatrical presentation of Harold Bell Wright’s Shepherd of the…
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Talking Rocks Cavern

A Missouri Show Cave since 1921, our one-hour guided cave tours lead you through one of the greatest wonders of the state! Bring your…
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March Members

Christian Construction

We are a full-service residential exterior restoration company specializing in handling insurance claims relating to storm damage. Our trades include (but are not limited …
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Farmers Market of the Ozarks

We combine farm-fresh goodness, hand-crafted products, local eateries and local entertainment, all in one year-round locations! What can you find? Vegetables, fruit… [READ MORE HERE] [VISIT SITE]

Flowers by Billie — Billie Schridde

Beautiful, diverse floral arrangements and wreaths full of lovely details — that is my passion and art. Every design is unique. My inspiration comes from the…[READ MORE HERE] [VISIT SITE]

Joseph Long Real Estate — Worley & Associates

“I’m good at serving people,” shares Joseph Long. “I’m excited to grow community. Selling or buying a home is one of the most emotionally stressful…” [READ MORE HERE] [VISIT SITE]

Scrapper’s Snips & Stitches — Michelle Waters

Michelle Waters hand-crafts one-of-its-kind gifts of fabric scraps, remnants (and also repurposes denim fabric). All are uniquely designed. She also crafts…” [READ MORE HERE] [VISIT SITE]

Skaggs Foundation

Skaggs Foundation supports community initiatives to improve health and wellness in Taney and Stone counties. Projects include cardiac and pulmonary rehab patient scholarships, cancer patients’… [READ MORE HERE] [VISIT SITE]

 


April Members

Judlin Collage

Born in the San Francisco Bay Area, Jennifer Judlin is inspired by folk art, interpretive dance, and East-Asian influences. She uses hand-cut fabrics…
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Kaitlynn Robinson, Artist

I love how art can tell a story, even it only a couple of shapes on a canvas.  My dream is to write and illustrate…
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Painted Inspirations by Carla – Carla & Ron Davidson

“So, I started painting in the last few years. And then I discovered Paint Pouring! I am hooked. I love the medium, I love teaching…
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Rarity Nails – Kayla Smetak

“Rarity Nails 100% Nail polish strips are toxin-free, cruelty-free, they are easy to apply and they give you a full mani-pedi at…
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Smyrna Baptist Church

Smyrna Baptist Church has served the Parch Corn Holler community since 1874. Our “little church in the holler” was built in 1890, renovated around 1974…
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Stafford’s Barber Shop & Shave Co. – Joshua Stafford

Stafford’s Barber Shop & Shave Company, located in Historic Downtown Branson, is a traditional barber shop offering men haircuts, shaves and beard trims. “Men need places…
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May Members

Amanda’s Enlightened Living

I’m a fourth-generation metaphysical healer who experienced an incredible healing in my late 20s. That put me on this path. It’s what I’m meant…
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Anthony Hunter, Web Cartoonist

Web cartoonist since 2007, Anthony Hunter entertains the world with illustrations and comics. He creates the silent strip Silent Sillies to inspire and tickle the…
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Dustin Burkett, Tattooist, Craftsman

“Tattooing always gives me goals to strive for and these goals have opened the doors that led me to where I am today: humbled father…
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Hayden Head, Playwright

Dr. Hayden Head, retired professor at College of the Ozarks and playwright, has impacted the lives of now-uncountable students. “He is incredibly intelligent, but…
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James Beaumont, Artist

James Beaumont, Rockaway Beach, Missouri, artist, is ACI- and Bob Ross-certified. He grew up in Antioch, Illinois, on the Wisconsin state line on the…
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Jesus Was Homeless

“We started as a grassroots organization to serve folks in poverty in our community,” shares co-founder Bryan Stallings. “We have grown into an organization…
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Maple Hill Ceramics

Traditional ceramics are the cornerstone of this longstanding shop in Walnut Shade, Missouri. Owner Happy says, “I’m 83 and having the time of my life.”
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Mary Evelyn Studio Art

My name is Mary Evelyn and I’ve been creating art since a very young age. My grandmother and father were both painters and have been…
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Moody’s Ozark Travelers

Welcome to the history and present-day of these beautiful Ozarks! For me, the Ozarks are the only place that has felt like home. By…
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Noah Bray

I am an up-and-coming novel writer and journalist. I am 15 years old. I am an intern for State of the Ozarks. I…
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Rex Wood, Mayor

Rex is native to the Cherokee Nation of northeastern Oklahoma. He spent a nationwide career in tourism and luxury-branded hospitality before becoming a realtor…
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Sacred Bee Apothecary

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Shannon Bacon, Artist

“I’ve described myself as a ‘closet painter’ since I was old enough to hold a paint brush,” she says. Born in California, Shannon Bacon’s creative…
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Shawn Cash, Potter

“My vision is to bridge the gap between art culture and the larger community. I want others realize what goes into creating art and why…
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Tri-Lakes Professional Center

The top goal of our firm is to provide timely & quality service to our clients. We offer tax, accounting, payroll, financial & estate planning. Marilyn has…
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Twinkle Market – Sidney Roach

“Twinkle Market started with a simple desire to create unique and affordable home decor, however we have evolved into so much more!” says co-owner…
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Weddings at the Homestead – Jeff & Heather Michel

Design the wedding of your dreams amid rolling hills, grassy meadows, creek-side valley and authentic 1848 timber-framed barn! Envision your barn wedding, outdoor…
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June Members

Branson Window Painting – Kim Cooper

One of Kim’s many passions is window painting, which she began in Las Vegas (she loves to paint Christmas windows but paints all seasons). Using…
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Brittain Farm

Our family has been operating a farm in Taney County, MO for more than 100 years. The third and fourth generations are currently working the…
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Chuckwagon Lemonade

“The BEST lemonade I have ever had in my life! They have lots of flavors. My favorite was the Mixed Berry Fresh-Squeezed Lemonade with…
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Downing Apparel – Rebekah Houle

“I want to serve Hollister, Missouri and provide a different shopping experience with elevated vintage clothing and fully curated vintage items for both women and…
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Ez’N’Dil – Mike & Nancee Micham

Ez’n’Dil (Mike and Nancee Micham) have performed together for nearly 30 years. They met as performers at Rawhide, an 1880s’-themed western town and in…
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Hollister Chamber of Commerce, Missouri

The Hollister, Missouri Chamber of Commerce’s goal is to lead, serve and promote the Hollister and Tri-Lakes Area. Hollister is Missouri’s Southern Gateway to…
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Jeffrey Nanney, Artist

“Four years ago, my wife and I moved to Branson to semi-retire,” says Jeffrey Nanney. “We love the area and I wanted to create…
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Julie Ann Zetina, N2Arts

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No. 10 Downing Salon

No. 10 Downing is a full service salon that offers pampering for your hair, nails and skin needs. located on Hollister, Missouri’s historic Downing Street…
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Shirley LaCore

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STEELE SOLUTIONS – Jim & Kim Steele

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July Members

Blue Rock Print Co.

We partner with our clients in a dynamic way so that together we can accomplish your advertising and marketing goals while wisely using resources. We…
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Comic Force

We are Branson’s destination comic and game shop! You’ll find a HUGE selection of comic books, trading cards, board games, steampunk gear and so much…
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Lil’ Whittler Joel

Lil’ Whittler Joel (Micah Green) is a true Ozarks craftsman, carving spoons, wooden caricatures, and remaining dedicated to all things hand-made. “Beauty is so…
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Silver Anvil Metal Craft – Jo & Chandee Smith

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August Members

Amy Callaway, Artist

“I knew I wanted to be an artist at the age of eight,” says Amy Callaway. At age nine, she received her first award (for…
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Carolyn DeJager, Young Living Essential Oils

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Clint Lacy

Clint Lacy is a life long resident of Missouri. He resides in the Eastern Ozarks foothills of Southeast Missouri. He is an independent writer who…
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Dennis Gallemore, Patron

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DruidCraft Props – Michael Amburn

“I grew up in Harrison, Arkansas, with an interest in theater,” notes DruidCraft owner Michael Amburn. “And then I joined the Marines.” Michael retired from…
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Free Bird & Co. Mercantile

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Hogan Land & Title

Each ring of a tree tells a tale. In a way, much like our work. It’s more than transactions or exchanges. This is a lineage—
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Hollister R-V School District

The Hollister R-V School District places a strong emphasis on relationships and learning, coupled with a strong focus on instruction. Hollister is a progressive…
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James Shipley

“Sight is the function of the eyes. Vision is the function of the heart,” shares graffiti-grunge artist James Shipley. He creates pen and ink…
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Josh Gillispie, Artisan

Josh Gillispie is a dedicated and talented artist working hard to revitalize the local Ozarks community through craftsmanship. He and his team are hard at…
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Landing Fitness

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Laurie Matzke, Massage Therapy

“I am very passionate about the massage therapy and am looking forward to educating my clients about the many benefits of massage to help heal…
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Lynnette Horn, Artist

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Mikki Sale

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Moon Struck Pottery

Located on Highway 76 near Silver Dollar City and Branson West, Leaayn Shurley Barr’s Moon Struck Pottery is an art gallery and a place where…
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Nature’s Wonders

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Og’Dara – Sophie & Ty McAdara

“‘Og’ is Irish, means ‘young,’ which is what we are,” shares group co-founder Sophie McAdara, “and ‘Dara’ is part of our last name!” Sophie…
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Ozark Mountain WebFest

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Sir Frederick the Wise

Sir Frederick the Wise (Caleb Hurshman) is a Hollister-based strategy consultant with an incisive focus and a desire to help the larger grassroots community…
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Smash Improv

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Steve Jones Photography

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Swan Creek Crafts – Mike Weber

“We made our home on a bluff overlooking Swan Creek near Taneyville,” says Marine veteran and craftsman Mike Weber. “I use locally harvested and exotic…
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Table Rock Crossfit

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Wards of Iassos – J. Christopher Wilson

Author, elementary school teacher, and kilt aficionado, J. Christopher Wilson is best-known at regional conventions for his series The Wards of Iasos. “The book…
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Zac’s Bone-Suckin’ BBQ

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September Members

Bailey Key Designs

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Bella Ford, Artist

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Boston Community Center

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Christine Riutzel, Muralist

Working chiefly in photography, acrylics and oil, Riutzel states, “I’m always challenging myself across multiple mediums. I want to connect with other artists and inspire…
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College of the Ozarks Hotel & Restaurant Management Club

The College of the Ozarks HRM Club is the place to expand yourknowledge in the culinary arts. Chefs, cooks, and food preparation workers prepare, season…
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EcoHost

We are EcoHost, EDM music artist, our passion and our future. We’ve spent much of our childhoods digging deeply into the endless possibilities of music…
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Faith Community Church of the Ozarks

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Kilwins Branson

From the moment you walk in our door your senses will be enticed with the sweet aroma of chocolate, fudge, caramel and other fresh homemade…
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Luke Acker

An Ozark native with a talent for reggae songwriting, Luke Acker works tirelessly performing across Southwest Missouri, wowing fans with powerful, melodic vocals and talented…
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Michaela Kershaw, Tattoo Artist

“Digital art is my main medium, but I love playing around with watercolor and acrylics,” says Michaela Kershaw. “I’ve been working in graphic design and…
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Ozark Mountain Stair Lifts – Mark Elder

Locally owned and serving southern Missouri and northern Arkansas, we are a full-service stair chair company. We maintain all brands of equipment. A reliable…
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Ralph Foster Museum at College of the Ozarks

Named for Ralph Foster, a radio pioneer in the Ozarks, the Ralph Foster Museum on the College of the Ozarks campus is one of the…
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Sisters Fried Pies

Mountain View, Missouri

T.U.F.F. Mama Salts – Vashon Borich-Leach

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Victory Chiro – Dr. Bo & Tami Bandy

We’re Dr. Bo & Tami Bandy of Branson, Missouri. We’re a membership-style chiropractic office. Come in anytime we’re open, just like a gym! We’re also…
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Walter & Farmer Furniture Co.

Anthony Walter grew up in Hollister, Missouri. A professional drummer currently on tour, Walter recently combined his impressive custom furniture-making skills with those of…
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White River Kayaking & Outdoors

We offer kayak, canoe, paddle board (SUP), scoot coupe and bike rentals in Branson/Hollister, Missouri. Our location offers quick, easy access to beautiful Lake…
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Wilson & Company Barber Shop

You Matter Group is a place for women who value authentic and empowered connections with themselves and others. It’s a no-judgement zone. “We connect…
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You Matter Group – Tami Bandy

You Matter Group is a place for women who value authentic and empowered connections with themselves and others. It’s a no-judgement zone. “We connect…
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October Members

Blue Eye Creative Woodcraft – Chris Boyd

Chris Boyd uses a variety of tools and techniques (including scroll saw, Dremel tools, planer, and sandpaper) to craft three-dimensional wood carvings. He uses…
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Grandma’s Goodies & Gumbo

Grandma’s Goodies & Gumbo is the best of Southern Louisiana cuisine and the best of Iowa’s candy-making tradition. Located in Hollister’s historic Downing Street, our…
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Randy Plummer’s Snowdeer

SNOWDEER is the Christmas story of a young buck living in Doe Run. His Christmas wish is to pull Santa’s sleigh on Christmas Eve. Plum…
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Society of Ozarkian Hillcrofters – Curtis Copeland

The Society of Ozarkian Hillcrofters’ purpose: To protect our Ozark wildlife, preserve the natural beauty of our historic spots, perpetuate our history, folklore and traditions…
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