November Members

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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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February Members

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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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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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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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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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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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]

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]

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]


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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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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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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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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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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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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May Members

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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June Members

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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July Members

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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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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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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August Members

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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September Members –

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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October Members

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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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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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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