Volunteer Shifts Needing To Be Filled
Saturday, June 27 12 pm - 3 pm 3 Volunteers; 3 pm - 7 pm 4 Volunteers
Sunday, June 28 12 pm - 3 pm 4 Volunteers; 3 pm - 6 pm 4 Volunteers
USO Mobile FLW Schedule
July 3rd at Ft. Leonard Wood from 2-4 pm
July 3rd, 4th, 5th at FLW 4th of July - 3 days overnight
July 11th FLW B Co 31st EN BN from 1130-130 p.m.
July 11th Waynesville, MO -- Roubidoux Park from 3-5 p.m.
July 19th Waynesville, MO -- Roubidoux Park from 3-5 p.m.
July 25th at FLW - Rec PLEX 10-12 p.m.
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Memorial Quilt on Display
We are honored to have a memorial quilt on display at the FLW USO!
This quilt was made my Waynesville Middle School students to honor
our fallen service members. Please stop in and check it our and
don't forget to sign the guest book!
Farmers' Market at Fort Leonard Wood Now Accepting EBT / Food
The Farmers' Market at Fort Leonard Wood will now have the ability
to accept customers' EBT / food stamp benefits as payment for food
purchased at the market. The Fresh For All Program will make its
debut at the next market on June 12 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
at Colyer Park on Fort Leonard Wood.
The Fresh For All Program will enable customers to choose the amount
they would like to spend at the market from their Missouri EBT card.
Their card will be run for the selected amount and the customer
will be given vouchers to use at the market.
"Our vendors and market staff are very excited about this
opportunity and are committed to providing wholesome and local products
to everyone, especially those struggling with food insecurity. Increasing
the availability of these foods to this population of our community
will have great effects on health, welfare, our local producers
and their farmland, and many more." said Market Manager Samantha
The market currently hosts 11 vendors selling fresh, local, and
healthy foods. The products include grass fed beef and bison, pastured
pork, artisan goat cheese, organic spices and sauces, food producing
plants and seeds, and ornamental flowers and trees.
The market is held on Friday afternoons in conjunction with Fort
Leonard Wood's Family, Morale, Welfare, and Recreation's (FMWR)
free family movie night event.
The Pulaski County Sheltered Workshop manages the market. They
are a non-profit located in Richland, Mo. that seeks to employ mentally
and physically handicapped individuals so that they may be empowered
to assume their rightful roles as productive, valued citizens in
For additional information on the Farmers' Market at Fort Leonard
Wood or our Fresh For All Program, please contact Samantha Kramer,
at 573-765-2500 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information is also available at www.pcswfarmersmarket.com.
Family MWR Events
"Stars and Stripes Zumba Party" 9am - 11am June 27th
at Swift Gym. Wear your red, white & blue; move, shake, and
dance your way to a healthier you! Preregistration is $25/ $30 day
of event. Event is open to the public. All fitness levels ages 13yrs
and up are welcome!!! Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.
Please wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes. Swift Gym is
located on the corner of 16th St and Buckeye Ave.
Register at DFC or online at www.fortleonardwoodmwr.com.
For more information and to register call 573-596-5862.
Register For: 4th Of July Car Show
What better way to show your support to our Military on Independence
Day than by showcasing your ride for all to enjoy at the Family
& MWR July 4th Car Show! Categories: cars, trucks & motorcycle.
Top vehicles in each category will be chosen by our Service men
& women and the FLW community. Car show is July 4 from 3:00
pm - 6:00 pm at Gammon Field, Iowa Ave, Fort Leonard Wood as part
of our Independence Day Celebration. Registration is FREE and open
to the public. Register online at www.fortleonardwoodmwr.com/form3.php
For more information call 573-596-0243.
Register For: 2015 These Colors Don't Run 5k
Davidson Fitness Center kicks off your Independence Day with "These
Colors Don't Run" a 5K Color Run. Run starts promptly at 8:00
a.m. at Davidson Fitness Center. Advance registration cost is $15
per person and includes a commemorative white T-shirt (to be colored
at event). Advance registration must be completed by July 1 at 9:00
pm at the Davidson Fitness Center or online at www.fortleonardwoodmwr.com.
Day of registration at DFC is $20; registration starts at 7:00
am and ends at 7:50 am sharp! Run is open to the public. This event
is not timed and awards will not be given. Early race bib and t-shirt
pick up is Friday, July 3rd from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.. For more
information call 573-596-7444.
Register For: Cardboard Boat Race
Family & MWR is calling for the talents of adults and youth
alike to register for the MWR Cardboard Boat Race August 8; 11:00
am at TA250 Lake. Gather your team and build a boat that will stay
afloat. Event is FREE and open to the public. This is a wonderful
event for families and a team-building experience. Register online
For more information call 573-596-6913.
Library Summer Reading Program "Read To The Rhythm"
Come join Clarke Library for a summer of reading----"Read to
the Rhythm." Clarke Library will be offering 8 weeks of activities,
games and reading incentives for readers of all ages, from infants
to adults. Starting on June 8th and ending with our "Beat the
Heat" Summer Bash on August 1st we will be providing a summer
of fun for our families. FREE, register and log in your reading
progress online at www.wood.army.mil/library.
For more information call 573-563-5857.
Enjoy Lunch at BlackJack Bar & Grill ALL You Can EAT Buffet!
Open Thursdays & Fridays from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 573 329-2455
Davidson Fitness Center Maintenance Update
In order to provide you with quality facilities, Family & MWR's
Davidson Fitness Center is currently performing maintenance on the
Main Gym Floor which began on June 15, 2015; this will take approximately
The Indoor Track at Davidson Fitness Center will be closed for
the remainder of the floor resurfacing project.
Update: There will be no access to the DFC Main Gym Floor (Basketball
Courts), Indoor TRACK, Racquetball Courts, Weight Room and Aerobics
The following areas of the Fitness Center will remain open: Cardio,
Bathrooms/Locker Rooms, Sauna and Line of Sight Fitness Area. Access
to the Line of Sight Fitness Area, for parents with children, will
be available between the hours of 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. from the doors
off the Southeast corner
of Davidson Fitness Center.
Photo ID will be required for entry into the area.
Specker Gym is available for all your fitness needs!
Join the SOP
The Sustainable Ozarks Partnership (SOP) strengthens the Fort Leonard
Wood region by focusing on military affairs, quality of life, economic
development, health and wellness, education, utility infrastructure,
and transportation. We want to keep you updated with our progress
and share our successes, as well as communicate more effectively
with you. Please sign
up today to join the SOP team!
Vince Loney's Art on Display
Local artist Vince Loney's pencil drawings will be on display at
the Waynesville Library until July 31st. Vince is a member of the
Creek Nation, one of the five civilized tribes from southeastern
United States who were forced from their land during the Indian
removal of 1836. Vince grew up in this area and attended Waynesville
Middle and High Schools. He first became interested in art during
his middle school art class with Mrs. Rigsby.
2nd Annual 18 Hole 2 Person Scramble
Pulaski County Extension Office is having their 2nd Annual 18 Hole
2 Person Scramble Golf Tournament Saturday June 20th, 8 am shot
gun start. Cost is 100.00 per team includes cart and registrations
are available online at http://extension.missouri.edu/pulaski
Prizes for the event include: Great Life Golf Course 4 Free Rounds
of golf; Bear Creek Valley Golf Course 2 Rounds of golf green fees
and cart; Indian Rock Golf Club 4 Rounds of golf with the purchase
of cart; The Oaks at Tan-Tar-A 2 Rounds of golf Sycamore Creek Golf
Club 2 Rounds of golf; Osage National Golf Resort 2 Rounds of golf
with the purchase of cart;
La Firenza Day Spa Benton Square Rolla 1 hour facial;
Piney Valley Golf Course 4 Rounds of golf and cart.
The 2015-2016 Season tickets are now on sale. Click here
for order form. Visit http://leachtheatre.mst.edu/
to for a list of this season's shows.
Mizzou Landscaping Design Students Visit Missouri Veterans Cemetery
at Fort Leonard Wood
Advanced landscaping design students in Instructor Tim Maloney's
class at the University of Missouri's College of Agriculture presented
their Capstone Design projects for the Missouri Veterans Cemetery
at Fort Leonard Wood to Cemetery Director, Charles G. Baxter. According
to Baxter, all designs presented had elements that would enhance
overall appearance of the Cemetery. Louis Colasanti, Vice-President
of the Assistance Association Missouri Veterans Cemetery, arranged
for the class project.
Take a Test Drive for Special Olympics MO
For the entire month of June go to Mid Missouri Motors and test
drive a vehicle and sign the log in roster.Each individual can only
This event supports Special Olympics MO. Mid Missouri Motors is
located on old Route 66, (across the road from Mercy Clinic) in
3rd Annual Poker Run
The 3rd Annual Poker Run benefiting Janet's Wish is August 8th.
Registration starts at 9:30 a.m.
Activities include raffle and silent auction. Cost is $20 per bike;
$10 each extra hand. Special gift for the first $20 entries. Silent
Auction goes until 6 p.m.
Missouri Business Conference
Chamber members are invited to attend the annual Missouri Business
Conference hosted by Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler. This conference
will take place on Wednesday, September 23rd from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00
p.m. on the University of Central Missouri campus in Elliott Union
240. This conference serves as an opportunity for small business
owners and enterpreneurs to network with each other, learn more
about how to grow their businesses, and find out about business
services available to aid in their day-to-day functions.
For more information regarding the event, please visit hartzler.house.gov
or contact Austin Kramer at email@example.com
Annual 4th of July Celebration
Bring your family and friends to the Waynesville Library on July
2nd from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. for some free old fashion fun! Activities
will include bobbing for apples, water balloon relay race, a dig
for hidden treasures, and more.
Scholastic Book Fair & Family Fun Day Carnival
Book Fair at the Waynesville Library from July 2nd - July 10th.
Family Fun Day Carnival is July 2nd from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at
the Waynesville Library.
Lowe speaks of international experiences to Rotary Club
Sara Lowe, a 2014 John Brown University graduate, visited the Rotary
Club of Pulaski County recently and spoke of experiences in more
than 25 countries during her collegiate career.
Lowe, who is fluent in Spanish, is currently studying in Madrid,
Spain, on a student Visa. When finished there, she plans to live
and work in a Spanish-speaking country where potable water may not
be available to many residents. Lowe is the daughter of local attorneys,
Rotarian David Lowe and Kimberly Lowe.
Bruce Harrill of the Rotary's International Committee presented
her with an inexpensive, effective water filter, which the local
Club makes available where there is a need.
The water filters may be made available for those taking mission
trips to countries where potable water is not readily available.
Anyone interested in potentially obtaining the water filters should
contact Rotarian Dick Mazanec at 573-364-0410.
Joyce Harris from the University of Missouri Extension will be
sharing ways to make fruits and vegetables more tasty for your whole
family on Saturday June 27th from 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.. Come share
the fun and sample some delicious salsa and smoothies!
You're invited to a celebration, Juneteenth! Hosted by the Pulaski
County NAACP on Sunday, June 28th from 12 - 7:00 p.m. at the St.
Robert Community Center. This event is open to the public.
Juneteenth is a day of reflection, a day of renewal, a pride-filled
day. It is a monment 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.
Support the Pulaski County NAACP by getting your car washed on
July 25th at O'Reilly Auto Parts on Old Route 66.