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May 27, 2016

Ozark Quilt Trail, Inc.
Kathi Crawford
137 St. Robert Blvd., Ste. A
St. Robert, MO 65584
(573) 433-5645

A1 Tech of Rolla, LLC.
Conor Watkins
Rolla, MO 65401
(573) 485-9175

Chamber Office Closed - May 30th, the Chamber office will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.

Request for Door Prize Items to be given at Command Orientation

The Chamber is represented every Thursday at Fort Leonard Wood's Command Orientation and gives welcome bags to all new incoming families. Organizations that participate give a door prize in the form of a gift certificate or goodie bag. We are requesting some gift certificates or promotional items that could be used to donate as the door prize. Please bring by your donation to the Chamber during business hours. We thank you for your continued support.

Be a Star in this Community!

The Waynesville-St. Robert Chamber of Commerce is looking for individuals that are community-minded to volunteer as a Community Star. Community Stars volunteer at Chamber community events, put together welcome packets, and put together key tags. The Chamber is also looking for creative individuals that have certain talents or skills such as photography, videography, graphic design, or web site maintenance. To find out more information about being a Community Star please contact the Chamber at or 573-336-5121.

Chamber Luncheon

June 8th at 11:45 a.m. at El Jimador Mexican Restaurant, located at 220 Marshall Dr. in St. Robert. Our sponsor will be the Waynesville R-VI School District. RSVPs are required, please contact the Chamber Office to RSVP before 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 7th. Seating is Limited. Luncheon cost is $12 per person. Click here for full luncheon schedule.

**Please note** The Chamber of Commerce is excited to have such a large number of its members attend monthly luncheons. Due to the large number of last minute Chamber luncheon attendees, a policy has been put into place by the Chamber Board of Directors. Anyone who responds after the RSVP cut-off time of 9:00 a.m. the Tuesday before the luncheon will be placed on a waiting list and notified if a seat becomes available. Anyone who shows up without an RSVP may be charged an additional $12. If an RSVP is received and the reservoir does not attend the luncheon, the reservoir will be charged $12 for the meal. The decision was made to charge this amount to compensate our Chamber member restaurants for the last minute adjustments they must make to their menus.

Operation Workforce Job Fair

Looking for Employees? Looking for a Job? Then plan to attend. The Waynesville-St. Robert Chamber of Commerce presents the 12th Annual Operation Workforce Job Fair. Operation Workforce is a workforce recruitment program promoting the connection between employees seeking part-time/full-time positions with employers providing those employment opportunities. Interviewing booths will be available for on-site employee/employer interviews.

This event will take place Thursday, August 25, 2016 at The ARK Community and Sports Center from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with set up for employers from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. This event is FREE for job seekers. Click here for flyer.

Employers will need to fill out a registration form, participation is free to Chamber members, there is a $50 fee for non-members; submit form to the Chamber office at 137 St. Robert Blvd. Ste. B, St. Robert, MO 65584 by August 18th. For more information, please contact the Chamber office at (573) 336-5121 or e-mail

Now Accepting Veteran of the Year Award Nominations

The Waynesville - St. Robert Area Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its annual Veterans' Day Ceremony & Parade. From now until August 26, 2016 the Chamber of Commerce will be accepting nominations from Chamber members. A one-page letter outlining the candidate's qualifications and experience will comprise the formal nomination form along with a brief bio summary of the nominee and a digital photo.

The Veteran of the Year Award is meant to recognize a veteran from any rank from the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines and Navy with an honorable discharge. The individual must be a Pulaski County resident and has agreed to accept the award and be the Veterans' Day Ceremony & Parade Marshall on November 11, 2016.

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Nomination forms are available at the Chamber office or can be downloaded by clicking here. If you have any questions contact the Chamber office at 573-336-5121, or e-mail

Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings

Ribbon Cutting for Ozark Quilt Trail - June 3rd at 11 a.m. at Pulaski County Museum at 415 Historic Rt. 66 W. in Downtown Waynesville.

Ribbon Cutting for Al West Collision Center - June 21st at 11:30 am at 380 N. Outer Rd. in St. Robert.

Ribbon Cutting for Cricket Wireless - Gateway - July 15th at 11:30 a.m. at 690 Missouri Ave. in St. Robert.

2016 Sponsorship Opportunities

Click here for information on 2016 Sponsorship Opportunities. For more information on any Chamber event contact the Chamber office at 573-336-5121 or email


Ribbon Cuttings

May 20, 2016

Jadam International
Jade Tinko & Lucy Roman
89 B Ichord Ave.
Waynesville, MO 65583
(573) 774-2482


1. Healthy! THRIVE foods typically keep their fresh taste and nutrients better than their produce aisle counterparts, and they aren't full of harmful additives and preservatives. They are not GMO and we also have glutton free items.

2. Quality! You can be confident that every can contains only foods with the flavor, taste, color, and appearance that will create the best possible eating experience. All our foods are FDA certified, and our meats, poultry, eggs, and organic products are USDA certified. Our gluten-free products and procedures are certified through the Gluten Intolerance Group. In fact, we test at 5 parts per million on our products, far below the required 20 ppm!

3. Cost Efficient! American households throw out a shocking 25% of their food on average-over 30 lbs a week!-and most of it comes from foods that spoil before they ever get to the plate.

4. Beat the Impulse Buy! Using THRIVE means fewer grocery store visits, which not only saves on gas money, but also removes the notorious temptation of impulse buys. Studies show that anywhere from 20-70% of all purchases are impulse buys, and that the average person spends $114,293 on impulse buys in their lifetime! By getting your food shipped to you, you'll stay out of stores and save big.

5. Grandma Edith is a great grandmother of three. She has been teaching food and nutrition since her first daughter was diagnosed with ADHD. She likes teaching parents how what they eat and feed their children can improve their physical health and emotional wellbeing. She was a Master Food Preserver for the Oregon Extension Service and travelled teaching dehydrating, canning, cheese making, freezing and how to prepare for future events. She wants to share her knowledge and experience with you! Call or email me now!!! (573) 842-7020/

Missouri Avenue to Undergo Repairs

Three projects planned for post's main thoroughfare. A major Fort Leonard Wood road improvement project will affect traffic on Missouri Avenue, beginning next month. The three-phase project, along the avenue from the Main (North) Gate to General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital, is tentatively scheduled from June to October. View this document online.

Free Breakfast and Lunch Dates for Children and Disabled Adults

The Waynesville R-VI School District will offer free breakfast and lunch on Mondays through Fridays from June 6-July 1 for children* and disabled adults** through a special program as follows:

Who: Children* ages 0 to 18; and disabled adults**
When: June 6-July 1. See each building for breakfast and lunch times.
Where: Waynesville High School, Waynesville Middle, Waynesville Sixth Grade Center, East Elementary, Freedom Elementary, Partridge Elementary, Wood Elementary
and Williams Early Childhood Center
Days of the Week Meals are Served: Monday - Friday

This program is administered by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, P.O. Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102. In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

For more information about the free meals, call Waynesville R-VI Food Services at 573-842-2099.

More info is also available on the web at

**Eligible disabled adults over 18: Eligible disabled adults are those who are determined by a State educational agency or a local public educational agency of a State to be mentally or physically handicapped and who participate in a public or non-
profit private school program established for the mentally or physically handicapped.

Pick Elementary will become the Waynesville High School Alternative School and house the Waynesville AmeriCorps/VISTA program.

This fall Pick Elementary (formerly known as Wood Elementary) will become home to the Waynesville High School Alternative School and will also house the Waynesville AmeriCorps/VISTA program.

The Waynesville R-VI Board of Education voted on Monday, May 16, to spend about $300,000 to prepare the facility; over half of the funds will be used to improve the mechanical, electrical and plumbing, including the HVAC system.

The board considered multiple locations for an alternative school before narrowing the final choice to Pick Elementary.

"Regardless of where we move our alternative school, the district will have to do substantial remodeling and it makes sense to use our facility, rather than invest funds in someone else's building," said Dr. Chris Berger, assistant superintendent of operational services. "By locating the alternative school for students in grades 9 through 12 and the AmeriCorps/VISTA program into Pick, we will once again be utilizing this asset rather than having it sit empty."

The district's current alternative school is confided to limited space at Waynesville High School and the Waynesville Career Center.
"I have witnessed how successful a dedicated alternative school can be and I want our students to have every opportunity to earn a high school diploma and to have a better future, which benefits society as a whole," said Dr. Brian Henry, superintendent.

A high school graduate earns $491,400 more than a high school dropout. Those who continue their education with two-year or four-year degrees or higher, or earn a vocational or apprenticeship certificate will earn nearly $3 million - that's $1.3 million more than a high school graduate - over their lifetime.

"By expanding our facilities and creating a separate alternative school, we will be able to better serve our students by having the space to bring in social workers, families, counselors and others to do everything we can to help our students graduate from high school," said Dr. Trish Adkins, assistant superintendent of instructional services.

The alternative school will open this fall in time for the 2016-17 School Year.

"This is something that we have wanted for our students for a long time, and I look forward to being able to offer this as one more option for our students," said WHS Principal Courtney Long.
AmeriCorps/VISTA offices are currently located in the WCC and a wing of the Williams Early Childhood/Elementary Building.

"By moving to Pick, we will all come together under one roof, making us even more efficient in serving our community," said Dr. Kim Hawk, the district's community resource coordinator.

Upcoming Parent and Student workshop in June

June 18, 2016 from 9 am to 5 pm - Students as Teachers: Student-led workshop exclusively for youth focusing on supporting Love and Logic principles in the home. Located at the Waynesville Sixth Grade Center. For more information email or call 573-842-2651

Job opening at Panera Bread

Panera Bread is now hiring a catering coordinator. If interested please contact Carolyn at 573-346-1577 ext. 15 or Tonya at 636-219-2754. A Great Opportunity with a Great Company.


Starbucks is hiring for Store Manager at Saint Robert Location

Starbucks is hiring for Store Manager at Saint Robert. At Starbucks it all comes together. Connect with something bigger, have an impact every day, and work someplace truly great. The opportunity is here - all you have to do is take it.

Some of the benefits for those who may qualify include:

*Medical, dental and vision coverage
*Tuition reimbursement
*Paid vacation
*Equity in the form of Starbucks stock and discounted stock purchase plan
*Discounts on our great coffee

Apply or learn more online today at

Starbucks is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse work team.


A word from Representative Lynch: Education Legislation

Gooooood day, everyone!

Following is a partial list of education bills, with a brief overview of what each bill contains, that were Truly Agreed and Finally Passed by the Missouri General Assembly during the 2016 Session. They now await the Governor’s signature before becoming law. (The first bill, SB587 & SB651 was vetoed by the Governor but the General Assembly overrode that veto on May 5, 2016.) Read More.


USO Update

Volunteer Shifts Needing To Be Filled

Friday, May 27
12 pm - 3 pm 1 person

Saturday, May 28
12 pm - 3 pm 1 person
3 pm - 7 pm 3 people

Sunday, May 29
12 pm - 3 pm 2 people
3 pm - 6 pm 4 people

Monday, May 30 *Memorial Day*
11 am - 3 pm 7 people

If you could assist with any of these shifts, please let us know by
calling 573-329-2039 or email us at


Public House Brewing Company

It starts with a Dream

Sometimes it's easy to look at a brewery and see the establishment and care just by looking through the glass. First sip, you can taste the heart and soul of great efforts. You can't forget The Tree, an emblem standing tall & proud above its name. You know The Public House Brewing Company well. But how did it all start?

Missouri Business Development Program wrote a lovely article about the cornerstones of PHBC, Josh Stacy & Josh Goodridge, and how it all began. With help from good friends and great minds at Missouri S&T Small Business & Technology Development Center, they took these two band-mates dream and put it on draft. Follow the link here to read their story!

Jazz at the Gardens!
Studies show that music is truly good for your health. And so is giving back! We're doing a free "Jazz at the Gardens" night, which will be a benefit for and featuring the Rolla Choral Arts Society Jazz Choirs. The choirs will be performing in the Gardens on Sunday, June 5th from 4pm-6pm. Come join us for smooth tunes & brews!

New Brew Releases:

"Thorn & Heat Strawberry Wheat Ale" (SEASONAL) - Thorn & Heat. Time & Toil. No one ever said brewing was easy. Especially in Missouri where the summer heat is muggy and full of spite. Sun in the eyes. Heat pushing 105. The result? This buoyant, slightly tart wheat ale infused with strawberry will satisfy you on even the most hellish of days. Available on draft at both locations and in six-packs where our beer is sold!

"Session IPA" (LIMITED) - A delightful cousin of the Elusive IPA, this honey-colored special brew has floral and delicate citrus notes that remind us spring is on its way. And with a lower ABV, your get-together can include a few of them. Only on draft in Rolla.

Rolla Location

Brewer's Stash Tuesday - Every second Tuesday of the month, we're tapping a unique concoction from our stash at 5:30 pm SHARP. Taste what our brewer's have been dreaming up. One night, extremely limited (available quantities may vary).

Trivia Night: Every Monday at 7:30pm. Prizes awarded each week. Get your brainiac on.

"Sip n' Paynt" - Every third Tuesday of the month at 7pm
Arts & crafts meets thirsty Tuesdays. The talented folks at The Blue Donkey are supplying the knowledge and materials to help you paint a predetermined picture for just $25. To reserve your space, please contact The Blue Donkey at 573-647-0657. You'll be a regular Van Gogh in no time!

5/27 -- Limited Addition @ 8pm
6/2 -- Erin Hamacher @ 6pm
6/4 -- Bliss Hippy @ 8 pm
6/10 -- Dixie Union @ 8 pm

St James Location

"Burger Night" - Thursday June 9th at 5pm - This event will occur in St. James on the 2nd THURSDAY of every month beginning at 5pm in our St James taproom. The number of burgers prepared is very limited and may run out as the evening rolls on. First come, first served until they are gone. Chef Alex will use locally raised Angus beef as the anchor for a culinary tour de force between two buns--the likes of which have never been seen! The burger will always be different, but will always start 1/2 pound Moon Dance Farm beef patty and a whole lot of love. Mark your calendar for this special night each month that you won't want to miss. Lord, have mercy on our waistlines.

"Country Cookin' with Gabe" - Sunday, June 26th at 11-2pm: The fourth Sunday of every month, Chef Alex's right-hand man Gabe (the Great and Powerful) will be curing what ails you with his magical comfort food. You'll be enjoying Gabe's Secret Ingredient fried chicken, plus a couple sides. Put it all together, baby you got a meal for the whole family goin'! Get it while it's hot!

"Sip n' Paynt" - Every second Wednesday of the month at 7pm
It's here! The talented teachers at The Blue Donkey will provide all you need to paint a predetermined picture for just $25! Not bad for your own masterpiece. To reserve your space, please contact The Blue Donkey at 573-647-0657.

5/28 -- Trilogy @ 7pm
6/4 -- Shakey Deal @ 7pm
6/11 -- Roma Ransom


Leach Theatre

Ticket packages. Click here for season ticket order form.

Opening Night Gala
* Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Campus Performing Arts Series
* Capitol Steps Monday, October 24, 2016
* Page by Page, Friday November 18, 2016
* The TEN Tenors Home for the Holidays, Sunday December 4, 2016
* STOMP, Friday January 27, 2017
* Frank Almond A Violin's Life Saturday, February 4, 2017
* Vienna Boys' Choir, Thursday, February 9, 2017
* 42nd Street, Monday March 13, 2017
* Shades of Bublè Saturday, April 8, 2017
* The Russian National Ballet Theatre, Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Leach Special Performance Series
* 4D Theatre with Mark Nizer, Friday, September 23,2016
* Letters Home, Friday October 21, 2016
* Sing Along with The Muppet Movie, Saturday, April 29,2017


WHS and WMDS Students of Month

Cassandra Bernard, an eighth grader, has been named the Waynesville Middle School Student of the Month for May and was honored May 10 at the monthly meeting of the Rotary Club of Pulaski County.

Cassandra, the daughter of David Bernard and Joan Lenahan-Bernard, is an 'A' student. She is committed to academics and her teachers describe her as being a very diligent student. Bernard is a member of National Junior Honor Society and the WMDS choir. She loves science and is a past Science Fair winner. In the future Bernard's goal is to attend college and possibly become a business manager.

Melissa Perkins has been named the Waynesville High School Student of the Month for May by the Rotary Club of Pulaski County.

Melissa is a freshman and the daughter of Charles Perkins and Ilka Perkins-Hagen. She is a two-sport athlete (basketball and soccer), has a current GPA of 3.57 and is enrolled in Algebra 2 as a freshman. Perkins has been selected to be a Freshman Mentor next year and volunteered her time to mentor East Elementary students during the high school's visit to East in April.


Office Space available for Rent

Office space for rent at 100 Lafayette Circle in Waynesville. Move in ready facility, 2,600 sqft for $1,660.00 per month; right off of I-44. Owner will waive the first and second months' rent.

Contact Melinda at 573-774-5187.


Rewards Program at 3 Bars Performance CrossFit

Take part in CrossFit for as low as $55* or Olympic Lifting as low as $75*. 3 Bars Performance is located at 1064 Old Rt. 66 in St. Robert. 573-451-2420

*Initial membership fee is $80 for CrossFit and $100 for Olympic Lifting. For each day that you attend, you will receive a $1 discount off of your next month's membership up to $25. This is a deal that you will not find anywhere else. 3 Bars Performance has experienced and certified instructors, and premium equipment in a safe, family environment, with a full-time play area for children. Also comes with a free Beyond the Whiteboard membership, Triib membership, and ROMWOD access for your mobility needs. First Time is FREE!

Member Events

Military Appreciation Night at the Races

Lebanon I-44 Speedway Military Appreciation Night presented by Navy Federal Credit Union (Military personal may also stop by Navy Federal in St. Robert to pick up their ticket to the event if they wish)

May 28th - Lebanon I-44 Speedway
Gates open at 5pm
Racing to start at 6pm

ALL Military with ID / Retiree or Active Duty and their Dependent Family Members will be admitted in Grandstand FREE!


The Mid America Freedom Rally is a Memorial Day Weekend

Motorcycle Rally held in Buckhorn, Missouri at the Pulaski County Shrine Club grounds. The event officially begins at 12:00 PM (noon) the Friday, May 27th and ends the following Monday, May 30th (Memorial Day). Each day features live entertainment including music (2 bands per night), Motorcycle/Non-motorcycle Field Events, Wet T-Shirt Contest, Mr. Buns Contest, Miss Freedom Rally Contest, and so much more. We also have a bike show with various classes as well as (2) Poker Runs (a short version and a long version ran concurrently). In addition to all of this, we also feature various food, clothing, and miscellaneous vendors as well as HOT showers and (2) bars on-site to wet your whistle, all without ever having to leave the Rally!! What a great place to be so don't miss out on Mid-Missouri's largest Motorcycle Rally event!!!

Cost to get in through the Sign-in Gate is $25 per person for MRO members (FORR, ABATE, AMA, & MRF) and all Military personnel, both active and non-active. The cost for all non-MRO or non-Military is $30 per person. In each case proper identification is required and be at least 18 years of age to enter. Additionally, tent camping is included with this entry fee or we have RV space available ($10 non-hookup, $50 for electric hookup). So come on out and have a heck of a good time!!!


Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremonies

Join the Harry S. Truman Chapter 152, National Sojourners in honoring our veterans on Memorial Day, Monday May 30, 2016. Two ceremonies will be held, the first wreath laying will be at Fort Leonard Wood's Post Cemetery, off Polla and Cemetery Roads at 8:30 a.m. The second wreath laying will be held at Sunset Memorial Cemetery off Old 66 near the Buckhorn Exit, at 10:30 a.m.
Each group or individual making a presentation is asked to make a short one - three minute dedicatory comment. We encourage you to recognize-by-name-each veteran member who has passed away since Memorial Day 2015

Please contact Klaude Miller to arrange for participation in these ceremonies: 573-855-4021.


Memorial Day Ceremony

Our entire great American community is invited to attend a Memorial Day Ceremony at the Missouri Veteran's cemetery, Fort Leonard Wood, 1 pm, Monday, May 30th. Attendees are advised to arrive as early as noon to park and take advantage of the Shuttle service that will be provided.


Income Tax Considerations for Small Business Webster University

Wednesday June 1, 2016 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM at Webster University, Walker School of Business, East Academic Hall, Room 202, 545 Garden Avenue, Webster Groves, MO 63119

Getting it right when it comes to your tax reporting is an important step in running a successful business and in maximizing your personal wealth by taking advantage of all legal options available to you in the proper way.

In this workshop you will learn about:
* Legitimate Deductions - Learn the rules for what is acceptable
* Employment Taxes.
* Quarterly Estimated.Taxes
* Charitable Contributions
* Sales Taxes
* Statute of limitations for keeping tax records. Good record keeping saves money
* Important Tax Deadlines for Businesses.
* Tax Audits - Ins and Out
* The IRS Small Business Website provides a wealth of information to small and growing businesses

Speaker's Bio:

Dave Finklang is a CPA, CGMA, MBA . Dave is a now a tax manager for Anders CPA + Advisors. He was a commercial airplane pilot for both Wisconsin and Chautauqua Airlines for a combination of 3 years and 10 months.

Anders CPAs + Advisors is a single source for accounting and business consulting, specializing in tax, audit, valuation, fraud and forensic accounting, and accounting and financial services. We serve privately held companies in the construction, real estate, manufacturing, distribution, health care, entertainment and sports industries. Our clients are also high net worth individuals, professional services firms, and not-for-profit organizations. Anders is affiliated with the Leading Edge Alliance.
Dave is on the board of St Louis Chapter Tax and a member of the Friends of Arch Grants.

Cost: $35 Prepaid Registration; $45 Pending or At-the-Door

Register Now!


Unveiling of three Ozark Quilt Trail Installations

Ozark Quilt Trail cordially invites the community to attend the unveiling of our first three Ozark Quilt Trail installations, Friday, June 3rd, 2016 beginning at 11:00 a.m. The first unveiling will be at the 1903 Route 66 Courthouse Museum on the Square in Waynesville and will be in conjunction with a ribbon cutting ceremony led by Waynesville-St. Robert Chamber of Commerce. The second unveiling at the Old Stagecoach Stop, also on the Square in Waynesville, will immediately follow. The third unveiling will begin at 12:15 p.m. at the Frisco Depot Museum in Crocker.

We are thrilled to officially launch our Ozark Quilt Trail project to the public! This project consists of installing painted barn quilt squares at historic sites, points of interest, and barns across Pulaski County, in the style of Quilt Trails of Western North Carolina and Missouri's Barn Quilts of the Boonslick.

The vision for Ozark Quilt Trail began in earnest in September 2014 when Liz Duplissie, Bonnie Kinkel, Kathi Crawford, and Alex Fry, all of Gone To Pieces Quilt Guild, began meeting with Denise Seevers of Pulaski County Museum & Historical Society and Laura Huffman of Pulaski County Tourism Bureau & Visitors Center. Crocker Mayor James Morgan was tapped to round out the committee and Robin Carpenter also signed on as part of the team. A long term plan was laid out and the Executive Board began taking the steps to make their vision a reality. The Board has completed the 501 (c)(3) process and looks forward to fund raising and continuing installations across Pulaski County.


Waynesville Public Library DIY Bazaar Arts/Crafts Fair

I'm Angie and I work at the Waynesville Public Library. I'd like to personally invite you to participate in the DIY Bazaar Arts|Crafts Fair Event which will be held June 4, 2016 from 10:30 A.M. to 5:00 PM. If you are unable to attend do to short notice there will also be events Sept 2nd 2016, and also Dec 2nd 2016. These events are free of charge to the artist we are celebrating and to the public. If you would like I can send you updates of our events in the future. Let me tell you a little bit about who we are and why we are doing this event. As a small rural library district made up of three libraries servicing the entire Pulaski County area, the surrounding counties, and its members. This event is all about bringing art and culture into the library and to the community members. We will be featuring one Missouri Artist throughout the library for of period of 4 - 6 weeks at a time. (Let me know if you would be interested in becoming a featured artist). We are holding a call for artists and DIY craft makers from all over Missouri (All items must be handmade). We encourage live demonstration and do allow artist to sell their own work. This is also a fundraising event for the Pulaski County Library District. To continue holding events like this and many others that support the community in many ways we need the support of donations. There is no charge for the use of the community room however we do ask that you make a donation for vendor privileges. Spaces are 10X10 approximately, we can provide one or two tables and we do have electricity (you will need to provided power cords and surge protectors). No pets or alcohol are allowed on the property of Pulaski County Library District. This is a family event and it is free to the public. Please Contact Angela at the Waynesville Library for more information about artist/vendor opportunities or to be selected as a featured artist 573-774-2965.


Kamo Kitchen Fundraiser

The Mercy Lebanon – Auxiliary is proud to present KAMO KITCHEN June 7th from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Mercy Clinic Entrance. Don’t miss the food and fun!

A portion of proceeds benefit the Mercy Lebanon Auxiliary. Come enjoy lunch and help support a great cause! The Mercy Lebanon Auxiliary thanks you for your continued support.


Customer Appreciation Day

June 10th will be Customer Appreciation Day at Citizens Bank of Newburg, all 3 locations in Rolla, Doolittle and St. Robert.

We will be serving a delicious lunch and giving away some great prizes. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!


PCRMC Superhero 5K

The PCRMC Delbert Day Cancer Institute team is hosting our 4th Annual Superhero 5K Walk/Fun Run! 100% of monies raised will benefit the Joy of Caring Cancer Fund. Superheroes will be in full attire to meet with children of all ages before, during and after the race.

Date: Saturday, June 11th, 2016
Time: Registration 8AM / Race Start 9AM
Location: Veterans Memorial Park Rolla, MO
Cost: Adult (ages 13-98) $25 / Includes Free t-shirt & chip time
Youth (ages 12 & Under) $15 / Includes Free t-shirt & chip time
Youth (ages 12 & Under) FREE (no t-shirt & chip time)
*Extra t-shirts $15 child size or $20 adult size

Online Registration: Please register online at
For more information, contact Lindsey Dunstedter at


Relationship Intelligence for Couples

This workshop will be held June 11th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Waynesville Sixth Grade Center. Covering Twelve topics that inspire couples to learn what to expect when dealing with similarities and differences in other and themselves; problem solving, love styles, anger and stress, expectations, commitment and much more.

Childcare and a light meal will be offered free of charge. For more information contact the VISTA office at 573-842-2651 or email


You're invited to a Juneteenth Celebration!

Hosted by the Pulaski County NAACP Branch #4008
Sunday, June 12, 1 - 7 pm.
Waynesville Park - open to the public!
Refreshments, Vendors, and more…
Come and see a Wrestling Match, Learn a Dance Step with The St Louis BOP Preservation Society

Please contact the Branch Secretary, Donnita Patterson-Brown at with any questions

Juneteenth is a day of reflection, a day of renewal, a pride-filled day. It is a moment in time taken to appreciate the African American experience. It is inclusive of all races, ethnicities and nationalities - as nothing is more comforting than the hand of a friend.“

"Juneteenth serves symbolically, and in reality, as a reference point from which to measure and appreciate the progress and contributions made by African Americans to this society.“

"On Juneteenth we think about that moment in time when the enslaved in Galveston, Texas received word of their freedom. We imagine the depth of their emotions, their jubilant dance and their fear of the unknown.“


AAMVC Board Meeting

The next AAMVC board meeting to which all interested persons are invited is scheduled for June 17th.


Legacy Run

On June 24, 25, 26th the Missouri American Legion Riders (ALR) from across the state will ride together in a major fund raiser for the year.

All proceeds will be donated to the American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund which provides scholarships to the children of fallen warriors since September 11, 2001. NO funds will be used to offset rider expenses, 100% of sponsorship dollars goes to the scholarship fund. To sponsor please contact Gloria at 719-371-2432.

Thank you for your consideration and support.


"Show Me Hope" Relay for Life

Register for the 2016 Relay For Life of Pulaski County today at Join us on Saturday, August 20th at the St. Robert Community Center from Noon-10:00pm. Celebrate our community Cancer Survivors and Caregivers. There will be food, fun activities, and Luminaria Ceremony.

For Sponsorship Opportunities please contact Goldie Spahn


4th Annual Senior Fest 2016

The event will be held Wednesday, Aug 24th from 12:00pm through 6:00pm in the community room. The goal is to offer free information and services for seniors on a variety of subjects including healthcare & wellness, recreation, employment, retirement, volunteerism, adult literacy and education etc. We would be happy to include any information that you wish to provide. This is also a great opportunity to network and collaborate with other organizations in the area. All you need to do is be there as a representative to talk about your service and answer questions and/or provide information through literature. Please arrive early to allow for set up. If you will not be able to attend but would still like to participate please send literature to address below.

What you need to know
* No registration or fees for set up.
* Free WiFi available
* A maximum (2) Tables per organization and electricity can be provided however you will need your own extension cord and surge protector.
* Vendors and Organizations are asked to bring a small door prize for a drawing.
* Tables will be assigned on a first come basis.


"Strong Chambers of Commerce may be measured in many ways:  by the number of members, activities, economic development, community growth, etc.  We thank our members for continuing their investment in the Waynesville-St. Robert Chamber of Commerce, in their business, and in our community.  Your membership makes our Chamber stronger.  By being a member you are identifying yourself with Waynesville-St. Robert's leading business organization."

 Chamber Events
May 30, 2016
Chamber Office Closed
June 3, 2016
Ribbon Cutting for Ozark Quilt Trail
June 8, 2016
Chamber Luncheon
June 21, 2016
Ribbon Cutting for Al West Collision Center

*For more details see Chamber Announcements on the left.

Waynesville-St. Robert Chamber of Commerce
137 St. Robert Blvd., Ste. B
St. Robert, MO 65584
fax: 573-336-5472