March 14 , 2017
A bi-monthly newsletter about things happening with your fellow members.

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Ozarks Medical Center St. Patrick's Day After Hours

Wages Brewing Company
Please Join Us on Friday, March 17th!!

Yes, we are open for St Patrick's Day, and yes we've made some special beers for it PLUS we're making a limited edition pint glass to put your limited edition beer in!

We're pleased to have Chef Kristin Mustion serving a special shareable menu including "Irish tapas!" 

This is our 2nd special dinner. If you came to the Mardi Gras one, you know how great the food was, and you can expect the same quality. 
We've all learned a bit from the first dinner, and this one will run a bit smoother. You're going to LOVE it!

We'll be offering our special releases: Hoprechaun Irish Red and Ayerish Dry Stout.

Please check the upcoming scheduled events at  Wages Brew Company .
R &T Locksmith Service

A Big Thank You to Rick Kristeff and
R & T Locksmith  Services for your donation 
to  the West Plains Chamber of Commerce!
OzSBI / Chamber of Commerce
Missouri State University - West Plains

O fficials at Missouri State University-West Plains will host a ground-breaking ceremony at 4 p.m. Friday, March 31, for the Hass-Darr Hall renovation/construction project at the project site, 201 Garfield Ave., in West Plains.
The brief ceremony is open to all. Parking will be available in nearby university-owned lots.
"There are many people who kept this project viable over the years, and we look forward to thanking them at the ground-breaking ceremony," Bennett said. "We hope everyone will join us as we celebrate this long-awaited addition to our campus."
For more information about the March 31 ground-breaking ceremony, contact the Missouri State-West Plains development office at 417-255-7240.

Ozarks Small Business Incubator
Community First Banking Company donated $3,500 for the glass banister on the newly remodeled second floor of the Ozarks Small Business Incubator (OzSBI). The second floor of OzSBI will have 5 large offices ranging in size from 800 sf to 1800sf, a board room, coworking space and a coffee bar.
University of Missouri Extension Office
"Direct Marketing of Farm Products" Topic of Three Part Workshop in Mountain Grove Starting March 17th. 

WHAT: Session one:  Getting Started
WHEN: March 17, 2017.
WHERE:  Missouri State University Fruit Experiment Station, 9740 Red Spring Road, Mountain Grove, MO beginning on March 17.
WHO:  Producers interested in marketing animal products to consumers.
CONTACT: Ted Probert 417-547-7545 to register
Session 1: March 17, 1:00 p.m. , is entitled, "Getting Started - Planning the Business and Developing a Marketing Strategy." Willis Mushrush, a business specialist with MU Extension, and Jim Spencer, a farm management specialist with MU Extension, will present this session.
Session 2: April 19, 1:00 p.m. , is entitled, "Direct Marketing Animal Products - Rules, Regulations & Practical Tips." Brad Hughes and Rebecca Dowden, Compliance Officers with Missouri Department of Agriculture, Meat, and Poultry Inspection, will present this session. In addition, "Personal Experiences with Direct Marketing Beef, Lamb, and Pork," will be presented by Dr. Beth Walker, associate professor at Missouri State University and a livestock producer and marketer.

Session 3: June 8, 2017, 5:00 p.m. , is entitled, "Direct Marketing Produce." Patrick Byers, horticulture specialist with MU Extension, will teach this session.
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Maggie's Farm Pet Boarding