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A MONTHLY NEWS MAGAZINE FOR THE LAKE OF THE OZARKS VOL. 4 -- ISSUE 11 November, 2008 End of the Season brings Brockovich to speak at BPW event by Monica Vincent fooled by other things that “Yes, I had a potty mouth in a great deal about the envi- huge economic boost On Saturday November you have read. As early as the movie and I still do. On ronment but my real work Events bring dollars and visitors. Page 48 8th the Heart of the Ozarks 1965 this company knew that a couple of occasions I have and my greatest challenge is Lake economic growth the rule Business and Professional the facility in Hinkley, Cali- caught the headline that I am trying to overcome deceits Nancy Hogland explains how the Lake area is the Women’s organization will fornia was contaminating the a trash talking crusader. If that end up jeopardizing exception, TIFs responsible for the growth. Page 4 host the Women’s Expo and ground water with high levels you are referring to my potty public health and safety.” Fence fuss comes to an end Girl’s Day Out at the Inn at of hexavalent chromium and mouth then I am the trash Brockovich says her lec- The lawsuit over a Four Seasons backyard fence has the Grand Glaize in Osage they chose to cover it up.” talker. No, I am not trash from tures began as a fluke. “It come to a conclusion. The story on page 8 Beach. Over 60 booths featur- the other side of the tracks. I all started when my agent ing women’s interests will be come from quite an educated booked Candice Bergen to open from 9 am until 2:30 pm. family. My dad is an indus- lecture in Kansas City shortly Attendees can register to win trial engineer and my mom is after the release of the movie. a Girls’ Night Out package for an English major specializing Candice suddenly became up to five women which will in journalism.” unavailable and my agents include spa, limo and dinner. In the movie it was 1991 and came up the idea that I should Admission is a $5 donation Brockovich had been married fill in for her.” benefiting the Heart of the twice with three children and Now, after five years of lec- Ozarks BPW local high school was in a relationship with a turing, Brockovich says, “It is Deer population explosion scholarship fund. biker who took care of her now an enormous part of my Communities examine ways to curb the deer popula- The keynote wristbands children while she was work- life. It has given me an oppor- tion, ban feeding them one ploy. Page 6 are limited this year because ing on the case that made her tunity to share knowledge, Lee Mace Memorial Highway of the appeal of the very spe- famous. Currently, she is re- information and stories with Portion of the Expressway named for Mace. Page 10 cial keynote speaker. Her married to Eric Ellis. many people.” name is one which became On October 25th, 2008, “The movie had its posi- Besides her BPW appear- Christmas for Kids party set indelibly etched in the Amer- Brockovich posted state- tive and its negative effects ance here at the Lake, her lec- for December 14th ican consciousness in May of ments on a new website, on my life. I didn’t aspire for ture circuit this year and next Missy Martinette and the group organizing the 2000 when Universal Studios www.brockovich.com, say- this to happen. All I was do- also includes colleges such as annual event bring toys to needy Lake area kids on released a biographical film ing, “People ask me all the ing was what was in my heart Tufts and Syracuse Univer- Christmas, make plans to attend! Page 27 titled, “Erin Brockovich” star- time, is the movie true and to do and that was to extend sity, and conventions around These kids need your help ring Julia Roberts. accurate? Yes, the movie was my hand of friendship, un- the country and across the The economic meltdown means hard times for chari- The movie polarized the true and probably 98% accu- derstanding and compassion world in such locales as ties, local group Season of Sharing looks to residents towards another. Had my in- country with its account of rate. They took very few cre- Dublin Ireland, Rome Italy, to help makeup for lost donations for kids. Page 39 one woman’s crusade against ative licenses.” tentions been anything other Mumbai India and Istanbul Monthly Features a corporate giant and the According to Brockovich, than pure, this case, this Turkey. tragic effects of their know- she did actually dress that movie and my life, as it is to- Portrayed also in the mov- Technology/Lifestyles A look at some new gizmos and gadgets. Page 36 ingly negligent manufactur- way. “I just dressed that way day would not exist.” ie was Ed Masry of Masry & ing policies on a small town. because it was fun and I liked States Brockovich, “Every- Vititoe law firm, Brockovich’s Glimpses of the Lake’s Past Dwight Weaver’s continuing look back. Page 22 Roberts won an Academy it. I was taught never to judge one believes, because of the employer, future partner Award for her portrayal of the a book by its cover.” movie, that I am an environ- and friend. Masry passed Lake Stories with Mike Gillespie The popular long-running feature. Page 14 title character. Another memorable attri- mental activist. I am often re- away on December 5, 2005. Said Brockovich, “What bute of her movie character ferred to as the environmen- Brockovich continued to PG&E did was real. Don’t be was her colorful language. talist with cleavage. I do care contines on page 28 Page 2 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal Fall leaves become problematic by Nancy Hogland Residents of the Osage Beach town near Lazy Days Road and Although autumn marks the Fire Protection District are will continue east until every end of the traffic-filled roads at asked to call 302-2010 before house is hit. They too do not the Lake, it also marks the be- burning. Callers will be told if want the leaves bagged or tree ginning of headaches for the they can burn and will be asked limbs included. Horseshoe Bend Special Road to leave their names, addresses While many lakefront resi- District. and phone numbers. Officials dents have used the Lake as a “A lot of our second hom- said fires will not be allowed if giant refuse container, accord- eowners come down on the the winds are over 10 miles per ing to Ameren UE’s newly ad- weekend and blow all the leaves hour, if the humidity is below opted Shoreline Management out of their yards and into the 30 percent and if the tempera- Plan, the electric supplier has ditches just to get rid of them. tures are over 95 degrees. started discouraging that prac- Then our road crews have to In both districts, people are tice. go out with a grader and dump asked to stay with the fire and The management plan truck and clean them out or have a rake and either a charged states, “Lakefront homeown- our culverts will get clogged water hose or pressurized wa- ers should rake and dispose of up,” said Road District Presi- ter tank with them just in case leaves away from the lake. Do dent John Jenkins. “It’s become it gets out of control. Fires must not burn leaves near the shore- a real problem. We spend an be confined to between sun- line; nutrients concentrate in inordinate amount of time and rise and sunset - no burning the ash and are easily washed a lot of our taxpayers’ money after dark is allowed. They sug- into the lake. The Lake of the cleaning up other people’s gest raking the leaves in small, Ozarks already has sufficient leaves.” manageable piles for burning, nutrients and organic mat- Jenkins said while the road rather than in long lines where ter. A large amount of organic district has discussed hold- fire can easily spread if the matter, such as leaves that fall ing a vacuum pick-up, because wind kicks up. Both depart- each autumn, makes its way many homeowners do not ments report getting called into the lake naturally, and any live at the Lake full time, and out several times each week for benefits (habitat or otherwise) wouldn’t get the leaves blown out-of-control leaf fires. to having leaf litter in the lake on schedule, he said it probably Vacuum collection of leaves are achieved through natural wouldn’t be effective. will once again be offered to processes. Any additional leaf “Until we come up with a Lake Ozark and Osage Beach litter may be unnecessary and better solution, my advice is to residents. even negative.” just burn them,” Jenkins said. Lake Ozark’s leaf pick-up “With individual homeown- However, fire officials with will run from Nov. 24 to Dec. 5. ers, it’s usually not a big deal the Lake Ozark Fire Protection Public Works crews will begin - we control it pretty passively District said residents need to on the south side of town and - but if we have a commercial call 573-365-6407 for a burn work their way north. Residents company who is bagging up permit before lighting the are asked to blow the leaves up leaves, then hauling them to match. Callers will find out if to the curb where they can be the lake and dumping them in, conditions are such that they easily reached and not to bag we would look into issuing a ci- will be allowed to burn and the leaves. Branches should not tation,” said Jeff Green, super- they will be asked to leave their be included in the piles. visor of Shoreline Management names, addresses and tell what The Osage Beach pick-up be- for Ameren. they are going to burn. gins Nov. 17 on the west end of Prewitt, MODOT agreement by Nancy Hogland take that ground and use it as discussions between RIS and The Missouri Department of fill where he needs it for his MoDOT began in 2006. Transportation (MoDOT) and project,” explained MoDOT “At the time, MoDOT un- developer Gary Prewitt have District 5 Engineer Roger derstood Gary to be a major reached an agreement on the Schwartz. property holder in the area and purchase ground for the US 54 He said by tying the inter- also felt as though he could Expressway interchange. change in with access to Pre- aid them in purchasing the According to the agreement, witt’s new Eagle’s Landing needed right of way property MoDOT will pay $12 million shopping mall, the agreement from Don Feese,” he said, add- and convey 9.5 acres in excess will also include construction ing that his brother assisted right-of-way to RIS, Inc., Pre- of both east and west bound with this transaction, and also witt’s development company, exits discussed changes in the plan in exchange for 53 acres and “We were just going to in- that would help alleviate the the excavation, grading, and clude a west-bound ramp to “traffic nightmare” that could culvert work required to pre- the Expressway, so this will have developed at the Highway pare the right of way. provide much better access for 54-Business 54 interchange “This actually helps us both. motorists,” Schwartz said, add- if the Expressway ramp was A lot of that ground will have ing that the interchange will placed at that location. to be cut away to put the inter- still tie in with the Horseshoe He said engineers with RIS change in. Under our agree- Bend Parkway extension. reworked MoDOT’s original ment, Prewitt will be able to According to Andy Prewitt, Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal November, 2008 Page 3 It’s never too late to sing by Jim Croce, or ‘Mrs. Robin- if I want to. I want to amuse son’ by Simon and Garfunkle, myself forever if I can, going off or five or six James Taylor songs and do things like this.” like ‘Fire and Rain.’ And some Besides playing at restau- By Michael Gillespie “Thirty years later, after there and see if anybody wants Beatles songs like ‘Yesterday’ rants and on cruises, Krsnich Sometimes you’ve got to fol- raising a family, I thought I had me to play. If I made a fool out or ‘Here Comes the Sun.’ I’m says that he’s done private par- low your heart. Even if it might a serious health issue — but I of myself, nobody would know sort of amusing myself. I make ties and enjoys them. He’s hop- not seem logical or practical at really didn’t. I negotiated a deal me. I would just pack up my enough money to pay my gas ing to book more of those. the time. Take the case of Jim with the company I worked for. stuff and go home.” and hotel room and go back So maybe it was fate after Krsnich. For nearly thirty years They said they would put me In spite of his fears, he didn’t home. all that dealt him a life chang- he worked in a high tech sales on the retirement plan. I sat make a fool of himself. He has “I don’t really see myself ing baseball injury many years job in Wichita, Kansas. Now around playing the guitar. I got performed for Celebration writing anything, or making ago. “Something good came he sings and plays guitar at the involved with a couple of rock Cruises and at the Trail House money off of it. It’s not really out of it,” says Jimmy. lake. Call it a midlife crisis, or ’n roll bands playing electric Restaurant in Camdenton. about the money. I’m retired Jim Krsnich invites anyone call it fate. But the fact is that lead guitar. And then about two And in just one season he has and single. I have lots of free who may be planning a func- the world has changed for the or three years ago I thought, already attracted a local fol- time. My three kids are grown tion and would like to have better for Jimmy K. ‘Well, I’ve got these friends who lowing — like Laurie insurance and off on their own. I can just acoustic guitar music and “I’ve had several lives,” ex- can take an acoustic guitar and agent Sherry Nielsen, who de- pick up and go off somewhere singing to call him at (316) 990- plains the 55-year-old Krsnich. sing James Taylor kind of songs. scribes his music as “easy lis- for a week or a month at a time 1552. “My dad was a major league I’ve never been a singer.” But he tening and memory engaging. baseball player. When I was in always wanted to try. It’s a very nice backup for an high school I was a big sports So Jimmy K recorded a few evening on the deck,” she says. guy. My intention in life was to short demos of his singing and That’s the kind of compli- be a sports star. I played quar- playing and e-mailed them to ment Jimmy K likes to hear. “I terback in high school, junior some old acquaintances at Cor- wouldn’t want to play some- college, and college, then I end- nell University, in Ithaca, New where where people thought, ed up playing baseball at an Ivy York. They invited him to come ‘We’re going to hear this guy League school — Cornell Uni- up and play. It was his first solo play,’” he says. “But if they’re versity. I did everything in the performance and things went going to a nice restaurant to world except music. well enough. Next, he set his eat dinner and they would en- “When I was in college I hurt sights on the lake area. joy having a guy in the corner my arm and I could no lon- “I took a chance and sent an playing some music that people ger pitch. I was off the team. e-mail to about fifteen places fifty to seventy years old would I bought a garage sale guitar in Osage Beach because I had like — that’s what I do. and I laid on my bed hour after been there one time,” he recalls. “I like acoustic guitar songs. hour learning how to play the “I thought it looked like a pretty My songs are renditions of pop- guitar. cool place, and I thought I’d go ular standards like ‘Operator’ RESALE THE LAND SALES LUXURY PROPERTIES NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION TEAM AFFORDABLE PROPERTIES COMMERCIAL Bobbi Bash, ABR, CRS, GRI The Lake’s Most Exclusive Address New 4 BR, 4.5 BA home. Beautiful subd. 5 BR suites with 5.5 BA, boat dock NEW EVERYTHING! 130’ gentle lakefront and and gentle lakefront. Quiet, Quiet, Quiet permit, great rental income in Osage Beach. 3 acres, 5 BR with good water. with view. 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While the rest of the na- on either project yet,” said City ing an entertainment facility, tion seems to be affected by Administrator Nancy Viselli. are still “in the works.” the slump in the economy, “The Board just approved the “Now we’re working to get that’s not the case at Lake of funding agreement for the Neighborhood Assistant Pro- According to the Missouri Department of Economic Development, the Ozarks where the business Osage Station project and the gram tax credits that existing tax increment financing (TIF) is an economic development tool autho- of building shopping malls is High Point TIF will come be- businesses can use to fix up rized by Missouri statute that allows cities and counties to encourage booming. fore the TIF Commission on their buildings if they choose development in areas of the community that would not otherwise Several major projects are Nov. 19. The developer will be to get involved,” VanDonsel develop or redevelop “but for” TIF financial assistance some type of moving ahead as planned there and they’ll start hashing said, explaining that while financial assistance. and in October, Osage Beach out the details then.” they’ve adopted design guide- TIFs allow a portion of the new property taxes, sales, earnings and received two additional ap- Business is going strong in lines for new businesses, ex- other locally collected taxes resulting from the new development to be plications for Tax Increment Lake Ozark as well. Work re- isting businesses will not be used to pay the developer back for certain authorized improvements. Financing (TIF) districts – cently began on two major TIF- required to follow them. Existing taxes are not impacted and school districts continue to receive something that Attorney E. Sid funded mall projects and work Further up the Strip, Bob all of the tax revenue that they received before approval of a TIF rede- Douglas III is rare these days. on another will begin soon. Briscoe has been busy clear- velopment plan and projects. Douglas, an attorney with According to City Administra- ing land for the the two-mile- Approval of a TIF plan also does not result in a tax rate increase. The Gilmore and Bell, the public tor Charles Clark, they expect long Horseshoe Bend Parkway incremental taxes are those new property taxes resulting from con- finance law firm that serves to receive a fourth TIF request extension, funded through de- struction or rehabilitation of buildings, and new sales taxes resulting as the city’s special counsel in the near future. That “Su- velopment of a Transportation from new retail activities on the site. on economic development fi- per TIF,” will be used for the Development District (TDD), According to Osage Beach City Attorney Edward Rucker, TIF plans nancing matters, said in the Bagnell Dam Strip renovation which will open up several are not all good, but they’re not all bad either. past few weeks his firm has project which will include the hundred acres between Bag- “Criticizing the use of TIF is like criticizing a carpenter for using a seen many economic devel- Silver Star Development be- nell Dam Boulevard and High- claw hammer,” he said. “A TIF is simply a tool that cities use to com- opment projects around the low the dam. A “Super TIF,” way 54 for the Horseshoe Bend plete a project. It’s like building a deck. You don’t judge your project by state scaled back or even put available through the Mis- Development Group and the the tool you use. If you build a deck and it turns out to be sturdy and on hold. souri Downtown Economic Briscoe Ozark Development safe, you don’t care what tool was used to build it. You’re just happy “I don’t think anyone is Stimulus Act, captures a por- Group projects. that it’s built but you also know that without the hammer, you prob- starting up new projects – tion of state taxes in addition The Horseshoe Bend De- ably wouldn’t have been able to put it together. Try driving nails with a much less two! It’s great that to local taxes. It was created to velopment Group plans to wrench. It doesn’t work out that well.” the Lake isn’t being impacted rejuvinate and stimulate the use a TIF to build a $857-mil- by the economic downturn redevelopment of downtown lion mixed-use development and that big projects are still areas. that will include one million Business 54 in Lake Ozark, of the new Missouri Route 5 moving forward. That’s differ- According to Alderman square feet of leasable retail to be developed by Prewitt is underway. That project, by ent from what we’re seeing in Jeff VanDonsel, the Bagnell space, 540 units of medium Enterprises with assistance Osage Beach-based Oak Ridge other areas where developers Dam Strip Association (BDSA) density housing, 1,739 units of a $63.5 million TIF. It was Landing Development Co., can’t get funding. It says a lot worked for several months to of high density housing and recently announced that Me- will convert some 135 acres of for the Lake economy,” Doug- develop the plan, and to se- the infrastructure needed to nard’s Building Supply will be undeveloped land into a $133 las said. cure loans and donations from serve the area. Briscoe’s devel- part of the project. When com- million, 764,000-square-foot One TIF request came from interested developers and citi- opment, adjacent to that prop- pleted, Eagles Landing will retail and office complex. Raul Walters, who is asking for zens. erty, will house a $150 million include close to one million Although no TIF requests $6.9 million in tax increment Their work has paid off. retail center and will be built square feet of retail space, a have been presented, both the financing to bulldoze the old A feasability study has been in part with a TIF. 150-room hotel and 400 apart- Eldon and the Sunrise Beach Wal-Mart and strip mall in the completed, an architectural Work has also begun on ments. Boards of Aldermen have been High Point Center and rebuild design company and an engi- Shoppes at Eagles Landing, a In Camdenton, a $33-milion busy establishing TIF com- a new shopping center. 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Each day food centages were similar in previ- on problems caused by an is found in the yard is a sepa- ous years. over-population of deer, Osage rate violation. “We finally got the message Beach adopted an ordinance “We had 200 accidents in- across with fishermen to catch that makes it illegal to provide volving deer last year and we and release – ‘let them go so food for deer or any other wild- could reach or exceed that they will grow.’ Now we need life, except birds, and the Four number this year,” said Mayor to do the same thing with the Seasons Property Owners As- Penny Lyons. “The deer are deer hunters,” he said, adding sociation (POA) is holding a thick and we don’t need people that numbers showed that a managed bow hunt. putting feed out to attract them higher percentage of does were their neighborhoods, they may residents’ landscapes.” Those who violate Osage into the city even more. Yes, being taken during this year’s spend more time in the park Missouri Department of Beach’s no-feeding ordinance, the deer will still be around, bow season, which opened on looking for food there instead Conservation (MDC) Agent which went into effect imme- but maybe if people aren’t pur- Sept. 15. “The good news is that of wandering city streets, caus- Sean Ernst agreed with Lyons. diately after passage on Oct. 15, posely attracting them into so far, about two thirds of the ing accidents and eating our “Deer will go where there’s deer have been antlerless. We easy food. Right now the ground hope that trend continues.” is covered with acorns, so they Ernst also said Lake of the have an unlimited food supply Ozarks is not the only area in everywhere, but this ordinance the state experiencing prob- will become very important lems with over-populations of later this year and next spring deer. after the acorns have disap- “Actually, we’re hearing the peared. You don’t want them same complaints from many browsing on green vegatation municipalities. In fact, some in your front yard this winter cities – Columbia, Fulton and – you want them in the woods Booneville, to name a few – have where they belong,” he said. decided to allow bow hunting In the meantime, because a within city limits to thin them growing population of deer on out. And that’s a good thing Horseshoe Bend is causing the because other than the grill of same problems as those expe- the family Buick, deer have no rienced in Osage Beach, the natural predators. The role of POA will allow registered bow the hunter in wildlife manage- hunters to take an unlimited ment is crucial to maintaining number of deer throughout the a healthy balance. When we month of November. see an unhealthy balance, we A survey conducted in Sep- see these kinds of interactions tember and October among between deer and humans,” he POA residents showed over- said. whelming support for the plan. The MDC and the POA are POA Security Director Russ encouraging hunters to donate Mitchell said hunters will be any unwanted deer to the Share assigned specific areas that the Harvest program. will be limited to common “Hunters usually don’t want ground within POA boundar- to take more deer than they ies only and participants will plan to eat. However, by do- be required to hunt from deer nating the extras to Share the stands in trees. Harvest, they can put meat on Mitchell said he and other the table for someone else,” he security officers will be check- said, adding that hunters are ing on the hunters throughout asked to take the deer to an ap- the day to make sure they stay proved processing plant where in the areas assigned to them. the venison is packaged and He also said hunters are being then donated to local food pan- asked to bring their deer to the tries, which then distributes it check-in station at the Four to needy families. The Conser- Seasons Security office, locat- vation Federation and its part- ed in the lower level of the Four ners reimburse processors at Seasons Activity Center, so an an amount set each year. accurate count can be kept. In For more information on addition, hunters must take a the POA managed hunt call doe before they will be allowed Four Seasons Security at 573- to harvest a buck – something 365-2520. For more informa- Ernst was happy to hear. tion on Share the Harvest, call “Everyone wants those ant- the Conservation Federation lers,” Ernst said. “However, it’s at 573-634-2322 or visit their the number of those anterless website at www.confedmo.org deer that we need to reduce.” or call MDC at 573-751-4115 or Over the past several years, visit their website at www.mdc. fewer does than bucks have mo.gov/hunt/deer/share. Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal November, 2008 Page 7 Page 8 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal Four Seasons residents win fence fight, POA ordered to pay by Nancy Hogland for working together to as- pleted as approved. October of 2003, Ashford met that could be covered – not After a lengthy fight, a judge sure that the Village building When Ashford inspected with representatives of the Vil- an infinity edge pool – and a has ruled in favor of residents codes and the POA’s Declara- the property in early 2003, he lage and the POA at the Loner- water feature that had 3-to-4- who fenced their back yard to tion of Restrictive Covenants ordered installation of a fence gan property to discuss a solu- inch holding pools and not the enclose a pool and waterfall, and Architectural guidelines to enclose the yard to comply tion, however no alternatives 18-inch-deep pools that were and against the Four Seasons are mutually understood and with building codes. According were offered by the POA. He built. If the Lonergans had Property Owners Association respected,” he said. “Included to court documents, Ashford once again notified the Lon- stuck with the original plan, (POA), which was trying to are procedural documents for decided there was a possibility ergans they must install the there wouldn’t have been a force them to move or remove contractors and owners to pre- that “people – especially chil- fence. need for a fence,” he said. the fence. The POA is the ho- clude such misunderstandings dren – might slip or stumble Then in November, the ACC In January 2004 the ACC meowner’s association for the from occurring in the future. and fall with the likelihood of sent a letter to the Lonergans advised the Lonergans they subdivision. In addition, the agreement in- injury or drowning” and con- requiring them to submit a cer- would take no further action The POA had filed the suit in cludes a process for mediation cluded a fence along the prop- tified “as built” survey depict- until they were provided with 2006 against Thomas and Cyn- if problems should arise. This erty line would maximize safe- ing the location and extent of the requested survey. thia Lonergan, who construct- working agreement eliminates ty and bring the property into all improvements in order to Soon after, the Lonergans ed the fence at the direction of the need to further litigate the full compliance. determine the extent of “pos- lost their son, and the Village then Village of Four Seasons matter.” Cynthia said because that sible un-permitted improve- did not press the fence issue Building Official Robert Ash- Cynthia said when build- was contrary to POA restric- ments.” The letter also stated again until 2005 when Ashford ford. ing plans were submitted in tions, which require fences to “if these improvements are de- sent another letter. According to Anthony J. 1999 to the POA Architectural be placed 10 feet inside prop- picted in a certified survey as Cynthia said they made a Soukenik, attorney represent- Control Committee (ACC), erty lines, they submitted a re- differing from those originally third request for a variance, ing the Association, the POA the swimming pool and water quest to the ACC for a variance, approved, the ACC will consid- but was told the ACC would Board of Directors decided not feature, which runs along the but that request was denied. er remedial actions including, not take action until the survey to pursue the case any further. property line and includes wa- When Ashford came out in but not limited to, the removal was submitted. She said when “The POA’s position is that terfalls and collection pools, July to re-inspect the property of the un-approved improve- Ashford told her homeowner’s the Lonergans were ‘caught in were clearly shown. She said and found they had not fol- ments as well as possible mon- insurance rates for all Village the middle’ at a time of poor the ACC allowed construction lowed through with his order, etary fines.” residents could be raised if working relationships be- to proceed to completion and he again directed them to fence Soukenik explained it was they did not comply with the tween the municipality of the conducted multiple inspec- the yard along property lines. the ACC’s position at the time law, she and her husband con- Village of Four Seasons and tions during the process. When Cynthia said they re-applied that the Lonergans’ original sulted neighbors on the design, the POA. Since then, the two construction was completed, for a permit which was again design was not followed. then paid $27,000 for a fence entities have met and agreed the ACC issued two letters stat- denied. “When the plans were sub- they felt blended in with the on processes and procedures ing the project had been com- Court documents state in mitted, they showed a pool continues on page 20 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal November, 2008 Page 9 Adobe’s hit duo gets even better in SmartSound Quicktracks), add a narration track, do titles, credits and animate text, or ap- by Darrel Willman bum templates for more cre- same way, comparing similar ply a wide variety of built-in ef- Businesses often have hu- ativity. shots and removing unwanted fects and transitions as wacky -dreds if not thousands of pho- From Photoshop.com, you items in the photo by combin- as you want to be. You can even tos-- REALTORS come to mind can access photos you have ing the best of each picture. 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You The new Adobe Photomerge version number, and the abil- more power and creativity for company it (or from the built- also get interactive online al- Scene Cleaner works much the ity to store files on Photoshop. less money. Page 10 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal LOT 250 CHERRY HILL AVENUE Here’s your chance to Portion of new Expressway dedicated to Lake legacy purchase one of the last great lots left in Osage National. Fantastic view of both the golf course and river bluffs, and by Nancy Hogland surrounded by upscale Late last month close to 100 homes. Master planned people gathered at the front of community includes fab- Osage Beach City Hall to take ulous pool, clubhouse, part in a ceremony dedicating fitness facilities, and a portion of the new US 54 Ex- restaurant, not to men- tion Missouri’s only Ar- pressway to Lee Mace, a man nold Palmer golf course. This lot is who had a vision of what Lake truly a stunner, drive by and take of the Ozarks could become. a look! To view more information Lee and his wife, Joyce, on this listing: www.EblingGroup. founded Ozark Opry, at the com/3054585&s=bj time the only show of its kind Asking $79,900 in the United States and the Lake’s longest-running family entertainment venue. Lee, who died in a place crash in 1985, has been credited with draw- ing well-deserved attention to the Lake area. Many of those Gene Williams and Joyce Mace unveiled one of two signs that will be attending the ceremony were posted informing motorists they are traveling on the Lee Mace Memo- life-long friends and/or fellow rial Highway. Nancy Hogland photo. musicians. They all agreed the decision was a fitting one. set at late 2010 or early 2011. ing after her husband’s death, “I just happened to be in a State Rep. Dr. Wayne Coo- just closed the theater down restaurant one day and looked per, R-155, took the request for three years ago after MoDOT over to see Lee at another ta- the memoriam to the Missouri requested a portion of the park- ble,” said Joel Pottinger, friend Department of Transportation ing lot for the new Expressway. of the Mace family. “I was may- (MoDOT) after the idea was She said she’s still not exactly or of Osage Beach at the time brought to him by the Mace sure what she’ll do with the so it had to be sometime in the family in 2007. building. Web: www.EblingGroup.com - Office: 573-302-3606 - Toll free: 800-748-7812 early 80s. We had all been talk- “I know how Lee helped “I’ve had a lot of requests ing about a new highway – traf- build this city and what he did from different people who FACTORY-DIRECT PRICES fic was already becoming an for this community and felt want to rent it or buy it, but I issue back then - and I walked it would be a fitting tribute to haven’t made up my mind yet,” BUY THE BEST FOR LESS! over to him and asked, ‘Lee, him. I contacted MoDOT, and she said, adding that she’s been what would you like to see?’” then continued to act as a li- considering the idea of turning Pottinger said his friend aison between them and the it into a museum that would • Cabinets • Ceramic Tile looked back at him document the area’s • Countertops • Laminate Flooring “as only Lee could look at you, and “I know how Lee helped build history since the de- velopment of Bagnell • Porcelain Tile • Much More! said he wanted this city and what he did for this Dam. Of course, a part of the displays would more than just a band-aid – that if community and felt it would be a focus on the Lake’s mu- a highway was go- sical heritage. “But I’m ing to be built, he fitting tribute to him.” the world’s worst pro- wanted something --State Representative WayneCooper crastinator – so it may that would do the take me another three job. I am sure that years to make up my this new Expressway is exactly Mace family until we saw this mind!” what he had in mind.” through to the finish,” he said, Lee Mace received another At the ceremony, Joyce and adding that all along the way, tribute in the early 1990s from family member Gene Williams he met with no resistance. “I Southwestern Bell. When the www.neighborhoods-inc.com unveiled one of two signs that think everyone knew this was company was searching for an firstname.lastname@example.org will be used to mark the Lee an appropriate way to honor idea for the front cover of the Mace Memorial Highway. The Lee.” 1992-1993 telephone directory, signs will temporarily be post- Roger Schwartz, District 5 they contacted Pottinger, who ed along Highway 54. However, engineer for MoDOT, who ad- was serving as executive direc- once the north portion of the dressed the crowd, agreed. tor of the Lake of the Ozarks Expressway is completed, the “This new highway will help Convention and Visitor Bureau signs will be moved. bring continued growth and at the time. Pottinger suggested “We couldn’t wait,” laughed development to the entire area. Lee Mace. The company agreed David Webb, nephew of Lee and Lee did so much to introduce with his idea and a quote by Joyce and family spokesperson the Ozarks to the rest of the Lee was used over a Lake scene. at the dedication ceremony. state – to also bring growth – The quote reads: HWY 5 N. at Houston Rd • 20 Min. S. of Camdenton The completion date for Sec- that we were honored to name “Here you find beauty all Mon. - Fri. 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM • Sat. 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM tion 1 of the highway has been this stretch of the highway af- around you … the bluffs, the 417-533-5080 • 888-776-0038 set for late 2009. Completion for ter him,” he said. the entire Expressway has been trees, the water. We are the Joyce, who kept the show go- caretakers of the land.” Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal November, 2008 Page 11 Bridge toll increase may be needed to cover shortfall veloped under the Missouri Transportation Corporation Act which allowed private, not- by Nancy Hogland Gridley said the biggest fall- on bridge revenues,” he said, fortunately because it’s such for-profit transportation cor- On Nov. 1, the toll will be off has been in the larger con- adding that the biggest benefit a low priority, we don’t think porations to play a role in devel- reduced for the Lake of the struction trucks as building would come from upgrading we’ll see that happen anytime oping projects as an alternative Ozarks Community Bridge. has slowed. However, they’ve the rest of the route to High- soon.” to normal funding methods for Under the off-season rate recently noticed a decrease in way 5. Gridley said the new traffic roads and bridges. plan, passenger vehicles will other traffic as well. “One of the commitments survey would be completed in Gridley said the first seven pay $1.50; vehicles pulling a “When gas prices first start- made to us by the highway de- December and results will be years after completion, inter- trailer will pay $2.25; three, ed to rise to about $2.50 a gal- partment was that they would presented to the corporation est only was paid on the loan. four and five axle trucks will lon, traffic counts went up. We pledge $10 million to widening at its annual meeting in Febru- He said while corporation pay $1 per axle and six-axle attributed that to fewer people and straightening F, TT and ary. That’s when a decision will members hope the bridge will trucks and up will pay a flat wanting to make the long trip MM. However, that was subject be made about changing the be paid for by 2023 that will de- $6. However, the lowered rates around the Lake. However, to substantial improvements rates, he said. pend on the revenue. LOCBC may not stay low for long. when gas went up over $3.50 a to Highway 5 from Greenview The cost of the bridge was spends $750,000 per year to op- According to Larry Gridley, gallon, all traffic really dropped to Versailles. They have done $25.78 million. It was the first erate and maintain the bridge. president of the Lake of the off as everyone started to econ- an engineering study but un- project in the state to be de- Ozarks Community Bridge omize. We had already seen a Corporation (LOCBC), traffic decline in the larger trucks, but has decreased, resulting in a then we also noticed a drop off lower revenue stream, so pric- in family cars too,” he said. es may have to be increased to Gridley said corporation make up the difference. members are hopeful that “Under our bond covenants numbers will once again rise that we agreed to when we as gas prices continue to fall. borrowed the money, we have He also said they were hopeful to hire a traffic consultant to that more people would be us- give us a forecast each year. ing the bridge once the Horse- Since we opened the bridge in shoe Bend Parkway extension 1998, we’ve always been in the is completed. positive. However, this year “Of course, we have no em- our revenue forecaster said pirical data on that, but we we’d be 18 percent off and he were certainly supportive of was right,” he said, adding that the project when it was first they anticipated a $700,000 de- introduced and we believe that crease in 2008. it will have a positive effect Page 12 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal Village of Four Seasons goal: Build safest, longest lasting homes at Lake The new chief building offi- when he or she applies for a now they come to us, thanking ably would have had firemen last is better.” cial for the Village of Four Sea- building permit. Davis has also us because they know exactly trapped and killed. However, Davis and Lake Ozark Fire sons has developed a plan that established a library of sorts in what to do. Unless you have an if a draft stop had been in- Protection Fire Marshal Jim he says will level the playing architect’s blueprint created cluded, the trusses wouldn’t Doyle also worked together on field and leave no room for er- with assistance of a structural have burned like that and it tightening another code. ror on new home construction. engineer, builders won’t know would have been safer for the “We require garages to be Robert Davis, a former every one of these details,” firefighters,” Davis explained. built with fire-resistant dry- builder with a background he said, adding that the same “We’re now building homes so wall that will contain a fire in engineering who came on codes followed to build Village firefighters will have one hour for one hour. If you’re in bed board just six months ago, has homes are the same standards of safety inside the structure so sleeping and a fire breaks out, developed a document that used to build skyscrapers. “Our it won’t collapse and will give it will be contained but when it will let builders know exactly homes will be safe and they them plenty of time to remove does finally break through the what code requirements are will be built to last.” anyone inside.” wall it’ll be like a bomb going expected to be met at every He said the new document, Another change forbids con- off. Chances are no one would stage of construction. as well as stricter requirements, tractors from removing con- be able to make it out alive. “This way, there are no ques- have changed construction all crete forms on foundations for However, we’re now making it tions – no issues – about what the way from top to bottom. a minimum of 24 hours after mandatory to have fire alarms we require,” Davis said. “It also In attics larger than 1,000 the pour. in the garages and if possible, eliminates any controversy square feet, draft stops are now “In the past, the POA (Prop- we want them daisy chained so that could later lead to litiga- required. erty Owners Association) re- when one alarm goes off, they tion because every builder is Village of Four Seasons Chief “For example, a house on quired all foundations to have all start screeching. Yes, it’s an held equally responsible and Building Inspector Robert Davis. Horseshoe Bend Road had a a textured finish. However, to added expense, but we’re sure no inspector can interject his Nancy Hogland photo. fire that got into the attic. Once do that required contractors everyone would agree, their own interpretation. Each of the Village Hall where builders can in the attic, it went wild and to remove the forms just a few family’s lives are well worth it,” 125 inspection points are clear- look up the codes and require- burned all the trusses. That hours after pouring to rake or he said. ly outlined and then referenced ments for further clarification, may not sound like an impor- chop the finish. Not allowing Davis has also restructured to the International Building if needed. tant issue however, from the the concrete to harden com- the cost of building permits Code book that the Village ad- “Some of the homes in the outside you would never know pletely weakens and in some that allows the building de- opted as law. It’s our desire that Village that were built years that the rafters were gone and cases destroys the integrity and partment to be self-sufficient homes built in the Village will ago are so far from code com- that the only thing holding that has resulted in many founda- instead of being subsidized be the safest, best built homes pliant that they’re danger- roof together was the sheeting. tions cracking. Now, no forms by taxes. The base price for at the Lake.” ous. We’re working to see that Firemen could have walked in come off until its time,” he said residential permits for homes He said each contractor is never happens again. At first, there and had the whole roof adamantly. “Esthetics are fine, valued at less than $250,000 is given a copy of the document contractors were skeptical but collapse on them. We prob- but building a home that will continues on page 29 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal November, 2008 Page 13 New shelter will help CADV expand services, help more victims by Nancy Hogland female victims of intimate vio- out for us,” she said. “We are is completed, we’ll be able to shelter’s operating costs. The One in every three women lence live in households with usually housing 22 women and shelter 32 people. In addition, rest comes from private dona- has been beaten, coerced into children younger than 12. children at any given time and we’ll have office space, a con- tions and community grants. sex or otherwise abused dur- Studies suggest that be- if we had the room, we would ference room so our support To raise the additional fund- ing her lifetime. tween 3.3 and 10 million chil- have more. Sometimes we group can meet here and we ing that will be needed for Nearly 25 percent of wom- dren witness some form of do- have to send families to cities can hold classes, we’ll have a construction and to pay off en report being raped and/ mestic violence annually. that have larger facilities.” large, cafeteria-style kitchen the loans, CADV is starting a or physically assaulted by a These chilling statistics Not only is the current with room enough for every- campaign where money can current or former partner or were presented to guests at 2,200-square-foot shelter, built one to sit down to meals to- be pledged over the next three spouse. the recent Citizens Against in the 1960s, too small, it has gether, eight bedrooms with years. On average, each day more Domestic Violence (CADV) numerous problems. shared bathrooms, a large “In addition, I’m writing than three women are mur- brunch, held to help raise “There’s no insulation, so common area with play area grants like crazy and I’m ap- dered by their husbands or money for a new shelter. And our utility bills are high. The because many of the women plying for tax credits through boyfriends in this country. while the numbers were com- basement floods every time it come with children and a large the Neighborhood Assistance Approximately one in five piled from national statistics, rains and has rendered it un- laundry facility.” Program. Through that pro- female high school students they mirror many of the issues usable. It always smells like She said the new facility will gram, people who donate will report being physically or sex- taking place in Camden, Miller mildew,” Fiene said. “We have be built on the lot next door receive credits of up to 70 per- ually abused by a dating part- and Morgan counties, accord- only two bathrooms and our and after it is completed, the cent of the donation that will ner. ing to CADV Executive Direc- kitchen is so small, we can only current building will be de- come straight off their income Eight percent of high school tor Angie Fiene. have one table - the families molished, making room for fu- taxes,” she said. aged girls report sex was forced CADV records show that in have to eat in shifts. We need ture expansion. In addition, the board is on them by by a boyfriend of 2007, 1,542 beds were filled; more room.” The cost of the new facil- looking into fundraising ideas. date. 125 new children were served; The CADV was able to pur- ity has been estimated at “We’re looking for some- As many as 324,000 women 357 calls came into the hotline chase the lot next door and $650,000. In addition, there thing to do in January or Feb- each year experience intimate and 500.5 hours were donated soon after, Septagon Construc- is a $50,000 loan on the first ruary – maybe a ball – we’re partner violence during their by volunteers. And, as with tion stepped up and volun- property and a $75,000 loan on tossing different ideas around pregnancy. everything else in the area, as teered its engineering and de- the latest acquisition, “so obvi- now,” she said. Fifty percent of the men the population grows, so is the sign services. Over the past few ously we’re going to need help In the meantime, anyone who frequently assault their numbers of women reporting months, the firm has designed to build this,” Fiene said. who would like to donate or get wives also frequently abused abuse and needing shelter. plans for a new 5,300-square- CADV receives federal and more information about the their children. “Since opening our doors in foot facility. state funding grants that new facility can call 346-9630. Slightly more than half of 1994, we have had our work cut “When our new building cover about 40 percent of the Page 14 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal R A Conversation with Max come to these fishing camps and stay a week or two weeks at a time. If they saw something go- ing on, they would let me know Retired Conservation the lake or up on the Niangua.” larly where we had landowners about it. Did you have problems with who would agree to protect them Agent Max Middleton families who had lived here for for a few years — that way the “The one place we’d work a lot talks about his career several generations? deer had a chance to build up.” of nights was over below Bagnell “Not really. My home was in How would you describe a Dam. They needed extra help by Michael Gillespie there because that’s one of the Taney County. So I was used to typical day on the job? The Ozarks region is well best fishing holes in the state. dealing with those kinds of peo- “There wasn’t a typical day. I’d known for its storytellers — “I’d always make sure the ple. I’m sure some people here work more fishing in the sum- good, kindly folks who have lived stringers or baskets were sepa- resented having me around. But mertime and more hunting in and worked in the area all their rated, that they didn’t have their the majority were knowledge- the fall. There was some water- lives and have a have a great deal fish all mixed in together. There’s able enough to know that what fowl hunting on the lake. And to say about the way things were, a rule that says you have to do we were trying to do was going then there was the deer season, if only someone would ask. That that. The purpose of it is to make to benefit them.” and turkeys — I spent quite a is history, the best kind of history, sure that they’re not fishing as a What was the major emphasis lot of time with them because I because it is based on personal group as compared to fishing as in conservation back then? thought they were a wonderful experience rather than cold facts individuals. Not a lot were over “We were trying to bring back game animal.” and documents. a lot of things that the state once Recently, I had the opportu- had but no longer had because nity to visit with Max Middle- of either faulty management, or ton, of Versailles. Max is a retired no management at all. In 1964 conservation agent. He began there were no turkeys in Mor- working for the Department of gan County. They were stocked Conservation in 1960, in Maries initially along Highway 135. And County. A little later he went that was during the period that to Dallas County, and in 1964 I was moving up here. We didn’t at the dam, the other was at the he was transferred to Morgan turn loose great big numbers; Niangua Bridge. The people that County and the lake area. we had a formula, and it seems caught them called us because Life at the lake in ’64 wasn’t to me like two dozen or slightly they were pretty sure they were as you find it today. There were less. record class. We had to verify it.” some 400 resorts and motels here “We were able to have a tur- Do you recall any humorous in those day, and scores of road- key hunting season in six years. incidents that took place while side attractions. Most everything It was delayed by one year at you were checking on permits? was a “mom and pop” operation my request because we had an “There was a lady who owned that could best be described as acorn failure, and the birds, in- a resort with her husband. They rustic. There were still a lot of stead of staying in one area, had had a covered fishing dock. This folks here who could remember spread clear up toward Florence was back at a time when the state hunting and fishing not just for and over around the Moniteau was first checking on contami- pleasure, but for food. And some County line. We were afraid that nation from bacterial organisms who resented any interference they were in too small of num- in the lake. I had turned in there from the law. But let Max tell his bers in various areas and they and this lady asked if I had seen story — would be overharvested. Turkeys the St. Louis paper that day. I Max, what was it like when have from four to maybe a dozen said that I hadn’t. She said, ‘Well, you began working here? young every year, unless the nest it said that there were no bad or- “I think it was altogether dif- is destroyed by raccoons or a rain gasms in the Lake of the Ozarks.’ ferent. There were a lot of small comes and chills the eggs. Of I said, ‘I expect that’s right!’ fishing camps at the lake — more course, they weren’t near as thick Could the job ever get danger- family type things. All of them as they are now. And the hunters ous? had fishing boats that people were a lot less competent than “Well, you never, never knew. staying there could rent. When they are now.” Anything might turn out to be the boats started getting bigger What about deer? a little more exciting than you and faster, and when there start- wanted it to be. For instance, ed to be a lot of skiing back in the “The population was much another agent and I had a re- coves, that pretty well pushed lower than it is now. I was pretty port, while I was living in Dallas the fishermen out for the sum- familiar with the way the pro- County, of these individuals that mer months.” gram worked. M.B. Skaggs, own- You must have spent a lot of were out after gigging season had What area did you cover? the limit. er of Safeway Stores and Skaggs time on the lake checking fishing closed. And they were supposed “We didn’t just work in one “I saw two of the spoonbills Pharmacies, had a big ranch in licenses; what was that like? to be in this one area. county. See, I was assigned both that were state records at the Taney County. A lot of that coun- “Well, some days I’d go out “There was a bluff overlook- to part of the lake and the county. time. One of them was caught try is exceedingly rough and the and everybody was just as honest ing that area and I’d had a con- We had other people on further with pole and line, which was a deer had survived a little better as the day was long, and then the frontation with the landowner down the lake that were assigned different category than the ones there. Skaggs furnished a lot of next time I’d go out there might on the other side over some fires strictly to the lake and other in- they caught on a trot line. The the deer. My father worked for be a dozen or twenty people that that were about to burn over into dividuals were assigned to Miller biggest, if I remember correctly, Mr. Skaggs and helped on trap- didn’t have one. There wasn’t any land at Bennett Springs. I made and Camden County. was 117 pounds. It was caught ping the deer. As a kid I went over rhyme or reason to it that I could him stop it. He said, ‘Next time “I’ve been in every cove on on a trot line. The other one was there and helped them move the see. you show up here, I’m going the lake several times because over a hundred pounds, but not deer in trucks. We just went from “It was more of a weekend to kill you.’ I said, ‘You’d better sometimes I’d go work with the quite that big. One of them was one county to the next, particu- thing. A lot of the people would continues on page 16 other agents on the lower end of Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal November, 2008 Page 15 Roxio’s Media Creator 9: $99 ‘Swiss Army Knife’ program suite by Darrel Willman them if you have a CoreDuo or even create panoramas from That’s a lot of options. If you buy a new computer, QuadCore. sequential photos. All in all, you can save a bun- you will have to find programs Roxio Creator 2009 still has Create easy movies with dle by making this choice—no to do the things you want to all of the features that made built-in transitions, templates buying separate software ti- with it. 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We’ll I had barns burned.” him in the back and he wasn’t What was the most interesting familiar with that either, so I was continued from page 14 whomped him in the head with in to forestry so they would have part of your job? watching him pretty closely, and think that over a little bit before my flashlight. I was making up an exact location on it. Some of “I really enjoyed working with I looked behind us and the yacht you start something like that.’ my mind whether I needed to those situations could get pretty a lot of people who set aside part association was having their big But anyway, you keep those hit him again to subdue him and hot. In the area that I was raised of their land for wildlife man- parade that day and they were things in your mind — maybe the other agent with me came up in, people burned their land, but agement. In some cases they turning right at the mouth of In- he’s fool enough to do something behind him — the other agent you did not burn your neigh- bought land especially for that. dian Creek, and here come these like that. was not a big fellow, but he had bor’s land or you were in bad They were hunters themselves. two huge waves where they had “So went we went down there been a Marine — and flopped trouble. Here, it didn’t seem to They were wanting to improve turned and the two run together we came off the bluff instead of him down on his back, pinned be that way. They would burn the habitat for turkey and deer and were heading right for the going by that man’s house. And him by the neck, and told him to their land and everybody else’s. I and for all kinds of wildlife. They boat. I yelled at him to stay down when we got down there we lay still. And here come another never could figure out why they were sincere about what they — and he stood up! When that watched them for awhile, and one of the group and was going thought they had a right to burn were doing.” hit it threw him forward and he they were not only out of season, to hit the other agent in the head other people’s property. Many people would consider hit me with his shoulder in the they were fishing with underwa- with a bat. I had to draw my gun “There was one fire I remem- yours to be the perfect job; why middle of the back, and dam- ter lights and a shocker — none on him and tell him that if he was ber in particular that was started did you retire? aged my back pretty severely. of which were legal. going to swing at the agent, I was down on the lake right south of “I got injured, that’s why I You couldn’t say it was any one “When we got down there we going to shoot him. So he quit; he the Ozark Land and Cattle Com- retired. That was in 1978. I was person’s fault; it was just one of just waded across the river and raised up and dropped the bat. pany ranch along Highway 135. working with a trainee on the those things that happened.” confronted them and were writ- “We got everything quieted They stared there and all the Gravois Arm, over Memorial Day Looking back over your career, ing down the information on down. And the fellow who was fire crews were tied up. And, of weekend. I had just let him out of if you had to do it all over again, them to charge them in court. going to kill me was down there course, the fire burns a lot faster the boat with a person who was would you? They had an old logging truck with them and I kind of watched when it goes uphill. And that fishing without a license. He was “Yes. I loved it. I loved being there to carry their boat on. And him out of the corner of my eye fire came up, and I happened to pretty green on it and he wasn’t out; I loved talking to hunters this one man — and he was a big all the time. But he didn’t do any- be along 135 when it come up getting the thing taken care of. and fishermen and working with ol’ boy — he jumped up on there thing while we were there. the hill. I tried to stop it there at So I had to pull in and take care the land owners. It was all enjoy- and said, ‘I’m leavin’,’ and I said “But ever once in a while you’d the highway, but it was sending of the situation for him. able.” ‘No, you’re not leaving yet. We’re run into something like that.” shoots of fire that were land- “When we got ready to leave, Max was 41at the time of his not through taking all the infor- Over the years a lot of proper- ing 30 or 40 yards in the grass the boat had accumulated a injury. He underwent three sur- mation down.’ ty owners would set fire to their on the other side. There was no substantial amount of water in geries, but the accident left him “He literally lept off that thing land to reduce underbrush or rid way of holding it. I later talked it — the water was so rough. So unable to walk. He went on to at me and tried to grab me. He themselves of insects; did any of to some people who barely got we tried to run that water out become a three term Morgan swung at me. I dodged him and these fires get out of hand? away from it. They didn’t get that and we had it mostly run out. County commissioner. he was still grabbing for me so I “Yes, they did. I would report it fire stopped until it was almost You know about draining a boat If you are interested in a career with Farmers, please call Ted LePage at 573-302-0001 or stop by our Training Center at 3736 Highway 54 in Osage Beach, MO. 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Depending such as wide-format printer Be sure to join our “e-Link Club” at www.lakevalleygolf.com on the way that the document continues on page 26 Located just 3 miles west of Camdenton on Lake Road 54-79 Page 18 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal Voters to Ameren’s dock foam longer terms because he be- out what decisions are the best lieves aldermen who are do- ones for the residents. Longer ing a good job would easily be terms would allow that and decide terms re-elected. Residents can vote out those who aren’t, instead of offer a little more stability,” he said. replacement program by Nancy Hogland being “stuck with them for four Clark said an added ben- deemed a success On Nov. 4, Lake Ozark voters will decide if the terms of ser- years,” he said. efit would be a savings of about vice for the mayor and mem- However, City Administra- $3,300 per year because elec- bers of the board of aldermen tor Charles Clark said the lon- tions would only have to be by Nancy Hogland notifications of dock-foam re- should be changed from two to ger terms would allow alder- held every other year instead With a little less than 60 placements have been pour- four years. men the opportunity to get of every year. One alderman days to go before dock permits ing in via fax, phone and mail, In June the board voted five up to speed and become more from each ward is elected every will be yanked for non-com- Vance said. to one, with Alderman Robert familiar with how the city op- other election. pliance, less than 1 percent of “We have been getting a Davis casting the only dissent- erates without worry about A simple majority is all that’s the Lake’s docks have yet to be stack of notices every day. ing vote, to include the matter going through the re-election required for the measure to re-foamed with encapsulated People obviously took this se- on the November ballot. process. pass. The matter was put be- foam. riously. We’re glad, because it Davis said he opposes the “Sometimes it takes a while fore voters in 2001, however it “We’re very pleased with was never our desire to go out to learn the ropes and figure was rejected. the response. But I think most and collect of illegally foamed people finally realized that the docks,” he said. sheer volume of trash in the The crew surveying the Lake was coming from the bro- Lake was equipped with laptop ken foam and want the prob- computers and camera outfit- lem fixed,” said Brian Vance, ted with Global Positioning field coordinator for Ameren Systems (GPS) that recorded UE. the exact location of each dock AmerenUE, who owns the so crews will be able to check shoreline and operates Bagnell docks where no re-foaming no- Dam, decided several years tification was received. ago that the non-encapsulated Vance said once the dead- foam had to go. Flotation that line has passed, a follow-up had broken away from docks will be conducted on those was the largest source of de- docks where no notification bris on the lake, with volun- was received. teers removing close to 200 “Then we’ll start the process tons of foam from the shore- to remove those docks from lines during the annual spring the Lake,” Vance promised. clean-ups. In 1995 AmerenUE Several dock builders had banned any new installation stressed the importance of of the non-encapsulated foam. scheduling the work early. Then in 2003, the company set Ron Mueller, president of Trico a final deadline for replace- Dock Center in Osage Beach, ment of the foam already in said because fall was usually place. booked solid with commer- To make sure everyone was cial dock repair, an early win- aware of the requirement, this ter could prevent much of the summer a Tiffany Thompson work from getting done. and T.J. Butkovich, college However, judging by the interns hired by AmerenUE, load of foam that was brought started at the dam and trav- in during a special free drop- eled every arm of the Lake all off in mid-October, many the way to Warsaw, checking residents may have re-foamed and tagging docks that had not docks themselves. been re-foamed with encapsu- Vance said more than 20 lated foam. The tickets warned tons and 400 cubic yards of residents that they had until foam flotation and debris were Dec. 31 to replace the foam or brought to the Materials Pro- face consequences that could cessing Center, a dock foam re- include up to a $4,000 fee, revo- cycler in Kaiser, from residents cation of the dock permit and as far away as the 80-mile- finally, removal of the dock. mark of the Lake. Vance said although power Lake of the Ozarks is not company officials believed the only spot banning non- the number would be higher – encapsulated foam. 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Property is cleared and MO 65038 $1,149,950 MLS3052068 property. $75,000 MLS#3048696 graded. $309,000 MLS#3048267 Page 20 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal Four Seasons fence fight continued from page 8 whether that was possible was surroundings while comple- immaterial. menting their property. He also denied the POA’s Cynthia said soon after, the right to request a survey, stat- POA filed a lawsuit against ing, “Because the POA waived them and initiated a $500 fine any variation between the Lon- plus a continuing fine of $10 a ergan’s improvements and the SPECIALIZING IN: day until they were in compli- ance. POA’s approved plans, the POA’s attempt to exercise its right Income Tax Planning & Preparation Payroll Tax That lawsuit was dismissed to request an ‘as-built’ survey this past May by Judge Stan based upon such alleged varia- Payroll Services Estate Tax & Planning Real Estate Taxation Moore of the 26th Judicial Cir- tions was and is without foun- Agriculture Small Business Contractors Individuals cuit. However, one day before dation. The POA attempted to time ran out Soukenik filed a ‘hold hostage’ the Lonergan’s motion requesting a new trial, requests for approval of their stating the court erred in de- fence in an attempt to establish termining there was a conflict variations in the improvements between the association decla- which, if they existed, the POA rations and the Village of Four had waived.” Seasons ordinances as applied Judge Moore said because to the fence on the side of the the court already concluded in property without the water fea- the earlier ruling that the ordi- ture. According to the motion, nance and requirements of the there were no improvements on Village were imposed for pub- that side of the yard that would lic safety, and outweighed POA Bobby Medlin, CPA Jason Blankenship Britnee Smith necessitate placing the fence restrictions, the POA is without Offices in Lake Ozark Tipton California along the property line rather than along the 10-foot setback, authority or jurisdiction to or- der the Lonergans to move the 754 Bagnell Dam Blvd. Suite A as is required by the POA. The motion stated counsel fence or to order fines or penal- ties. Lake Ozark 365-9400 would present evidence that fences were obstacles to police, He ordered the POA to pay the Lonergans $5,000 in attor- "Helping you keep more of what you make!" fire and utility companies, add- ing, “Defendants could have ney fees and also ordered the POA to cease and desist from placed the fence in a location seeking any “as-built” survey that would have enclosed the unless any change is made to back yard and prevented ac- the improvements currently cess to the pool and water fea- existing on the property. tures without encroaching on Cynthia said she was happy the ten foot setback on the side with the ruling and hoped it of the property without the wa- would put the matter to rest. ter features.” Thomas Lonergan said while Soukenik said as part of an he too was happy to hear the attempt to negotiate before go- verdict, he was sorry that the ing to trail, the POA offered to homeowners in the POA had pay to move the fence but the to pick up the tab for the legal Lonergans rejected their pro- fees. posal. Soukenik said the board However, in his Oct. 14 rul- considered the cost of continu- ing, Judge Moore stated be- ing the battle before voting. cause the POA had signed off on “They didn’t want to keep Lakefront and Lake Access Homesites with the construction, they waived spending money either. So Spectacular Views! Attention Developers!! Highly restricted, developed subdivision with central any issues of non-conformity while the board doesn’t agree DEVELOPERS! GREAT OPPORTUNITY! sewer, community water, street lights, paved and because they failed to offer with the judge’s ruling and This is a developers dream property! 6.13 gentle roads, and community docks available. Purchase alternative solutions to comply doesn’t understand it, they de- acres over 567 feet of waterfront, located in Lake the remaining 19 lots for $699,900 or Call for with ordinances until litigation cided to accept it and not pro- Ozark. There is nothing else like this on the mar- individual lots For Sale! 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The House voted 263-171 curities from the portfolios of the financial institutions will ease the minds and wallets of many Ameri- cans. Banks will have more assets to loan against if consumers are your current advisor? to pass this rescue plan on Octo- depositing more monies into the ber 3, 2008. President Bush has financial institutions knowing it signed it into law. So what was is insured up to $250,000. These really in the $700 Billion Financial institutions will also no longer Bailout? When the original bill have the non-performing assets only focusing on a stabilization of that became liabilities allowing the financial institutions failed to the credit markets to again loan pass Congress added some 290 more money. changes to the tax code and some MORTGAGE MONEY IS STILL other provisions. With the addi- AVAILABLE!!!! Responsible hom- tions of these items the bill be- eownership is the core of my suc- came more attractive and passed cessful business model. As a Cer- into law. 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This together with the 1% of all Mortgage Originators in initial plan to purchase the non- the USA have this credential. performing mortgage backed se- www.ClassicHitsRadioOnline.com Page 22 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal GLIMPSES OF THE LAKE’S PAST With Dwight Weaver EYE OF THE ROCK geographic features are caves colorful Gasconade limestone known because it overlooks “History & Geography of Lake of One of the features which and natural rock bridges. and Gunter sandstone forma- Anderson Hollow Cove, which the Ozarks, Volume One,” his new- has made Lake of the Ozarks a The natural bridges and rock tions that make up most of the is also known as “Party Cove.” est book, is available from Stone popular destination for boat- arches are the product of ero- scenic bluffs along the Lake’s As a consequence, the “big eye” Crest Book & Toy in Osage Beach, ers, sightseers and vacationers sion and can take thousands, shoreline. has probably learned a great or by mail. For information, con- for so many years has been the even hundreds of thousands The “Eye of the Rock” seen deal more than it ever wished tact the author at dweaver@sock- Lake’s setting among the rug- of years for nature to create. in this photo taken in 2002 to know about human misbe- et.net. ged, wooded hills of the north- Some are fragments of old cave by the author is a photogenic havior. Or call him at 573-365-1171. ern Ozarks. Along the Lake’s passages. Most are the results arch the crowns a 50-foot high Other well known natural Other books by Dwight Weaver shores are many scenic bluffs, of some type of long ago sur- bluff at the 4-mile mark of the rock spans in the Lake area are available online at lake- rock outcrops and unusual face or underground stream Grand Glaize Arm of the Lake. include the massive natural oftheozarksbooks.com. rock formations. Among those action that hollowed out the This geologic wonder is well bridge at Ha Ha Tonka State Park, which is one of the larg- est and most historic natural bridges in Missouri, and the more delicate Gravois Mills Natural Bridge. The once fa- mous Arnhold Natural Bridge, which in pre-Lake days stood high on a hillside along the Niangua Arm of the Lake at the 4.5-mile mark close to Chim- ney Rock and Old Stone Face, is now beneath 50 feet of water. Old Stone Face was a feature on the side of towering Chimney Rock that resembled the profile of an Indian chief’s head. This vintage postcard is from the collection of H. Dwight Weav- er. The photographer and pub- lisher are unknown. Weaver is the author of three books on the history of the Lake of the Ozarks. First National Bank is showing its New! support and pride for Camdenton R-III School Camdenton by now offering Laker Checking! 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Page 24 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal Wednesday, November 12th, 2008, 6 pm The Lodge of Four Seasons, Lake Ozark Missouri For ticket information call (573) 635-5350 or purchase your tickets on line at marchofdimes.com/missouri • TheThe Club at Porto Cima Lodge of Four Seasons • Baxter’s Lakeside Grille • • Tan-Tar-A Resort, Golf ClubHooks & Spa • JB • SevenOld Kinderhook Springs Winery • The TrophyCountryatClub Hotel & Spa Room • The Sugar Loft Cake Shoppe The • • Portside Restaurant at the Resort at Port Arrowhead • Eagle View Grill • Pickled Pete’s Sports Bar & Grill • Stockton’s Pub & Grill • The Trail House Ruthie D’s Dining & Spirits • Peckers GourmetRestaurant • Horny Toad Grill&&Grill Bar • Suppertime Express Bar • • The Pasta HouseBoots BBQ Company • Wobbly • Cold Stone Creamery • Lil Rizzo’s • HalfSauced BBQ • Hy-Vee • Wine by Paul’s Supermarket • Wine by Lake Liquor & Tobacco • Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal November, 2008 Page 25 Prewitt MODOT agreement Ozark Yacht Brokers adds Farrell to brokerage staff Ozark Yacht Brokers, Inc. aspects of the brokerage busi- continued from page 2 ing will be finished to grade, a boat and yacht brokerage ness from sales, to finance, me- plan and came up with an al- will have seven full-access company located at Lodge of chanical and delivery and now ternate idea they felt would entrances, one four-way stop- Four Seasons Marina in Lake brings that same experience to help cut down on traffic while light entrance coupled with the Ozark, is pleased to announce Ozark Yacht Brokers. Dennis assisting entrance to the new Horseshoe Bend Parkway light, the addition of Joe Farrell to its Barnes and Jay Clark founded mall. and one anchor tenant open for brokerage staff. Joe has been in the company in 2000. “ I have “However, the final bypass business,” Prewitt promised. the Marine industry at Lake of known Joe for 10 years and had plan would cost the state $7.139 Schwartz said the move the Ozarks for the past 14 years the pleasure to work with him million more than the origi- will accelerate this portion of with Port Arrowhead Marina on occasion. He brings the nal limited access plan and the project and will help meet and then with MarineMax a same philosophy that Jay and MoDOT’s budget could not be MoDOT’s completion date for Florida based marine retailer I share; customer service is our increased, so Gary agreed to this portion of the project, set who acquired Port Arrowhead number one priority, honesty build the full access bypass for at 2010. in 2006. His experience and and fairness in all dealings. $12 million, a cost savings of Prewitt’s new mall, the knowledge covers a varied list of We were thrilled to add a $3.4 million from the original Shoppes at Eagles Landing, will marine manufacturers, models person of Joe”s caliber to our plan,” Andy Prewitt said, add- include more than 1 million and sizes. He has dealt with all growing company.” Joe Farrell ing that RIS and MoDOT engi- square feet of retail and com- neering teams were currently mercial space and will feature working to finalize the agree- ment. “At the same time, our everything from big box retail- ers to small, privately owned Udelhofen joins LRHS Occupational Medicine Clinic title agency is working hand in restaurants. Lake Regional Health Sys- City and worked more than 20 204 of Lake Regional Hospi- hand with MoDOT to plot the The Horseshoe Bend Park- tem is pleased to welcome years as a registered nurse in tal’s Medical Office Building. right-of-way transfer.” way extension will open up Janet Udelhofen, FNP, to the various health care settings. Same-day appointments are He said after title and engi- some 450 acres of ground be- staff of its Occupational Medi- “Janet has extensive ex- available. For more informa- neering work is agreed upon, tween Bagnell Dam Boulevard cine Clinic. The clinic provides perience in urban and rural tion, call 573-348-8045 or visit the deeds would be placed in and Highway 54. Plans were treatment for work-related in- clinics, as well as emergency www.lakeregional.com. escrow. MoDOT will transfer $6 presented by the development juries and illnesses, as well as department coverage,” said Lake Regional Health Sys- million to RIS and put another company for a $587 million pre-employment and surveil- Pauline Abbott, D.O., a board- tem provides comprehensive $6 million in escrow pending project that eventually would lance testing and physicals. certified physician who spe- health care services to the res- construction completion. be home to more than 1 million Udelhofen has cared for cializes in occupational and idents and visitors of the lake “Work will begin by mid square feet of leasable area, 540 acute and chronically ill pa- preventive medicine at Lake region. The hospital is accred- December 2008, and be com- units of medium density hous- tients in the clinic setting Regional Health System. “Her ited by The Joint Commission pleted by December 1, 2009. ing, 1,739 units of high-density since earning family nurse training will be valuable for and is a past recipient of the Upon completion of the by- housing and all the infrastruc- practitioner certification and diagnosing and treating many Missouri Quality Award. Lake pass work, phases 1, 2, and 3 of ture needed to serve the area. a master’s degree in nursing of the workers’ compensa- Regional Health System also The Shoppes at Eagles’ Land- from Graceland University in tion injuries we manage at the operates specialty clinics, re- Lamoni, Iowa, in 2001. Previ- clinic, including lacerations tail pharmacies, rehab thera- ously, she received a bach- and fractures.” py and home health services elor’s degree in nursing from The Occupational Medi- throughout the lake area. the University of Iowa in Iowa cine Clinic is located in Suite Camdenton Optomists Club donate dictionaries t Always the Gif ates right size! fic C erti 573.348.9390 Optimist Club of Camdenton gives a dictionary/thesaurus to each 4th grade student in Camden County. Here, Harold Ewy presents dictionaries to the 4th grade class of Mrs. Perrigo at Hurricane Deck Elementary School. Optimists meet at noon on Mondays at CJ’s Restaurant. Page 26 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal Get Inside the “O” O Road Business Owner’s Organization Beautiful Views & Excellent Location!!!!!! Exquisite Equestrian Estate STANDING STRONG, #16008 ROCKY MOUNT: 100 ft #15036-15038 ELDON: 3 tracts deep water lot in Lick Branch available from 15-27 ac m/l. 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Commu- 1-800-895-4430 nity Banks, like Central Bank of Lake 701 Vandiver Dr. Ste 101 Columbia, MO 65202 of the Ozarks did not invest in those www.MissouriLandAndHome.com types of loans; therefore, most com- munity banks have remained strong and have been relatively unaffected ary market. What does this mean to by the nation’s economic crisis. you, the consumer? You may need I know many of you are wondering a larger down payment, you might just how strong your community bank have to provide more documentation might be. Central Bank of Lake of the than you have in the past few years, Ozarks has adhered to the standards and your closing costs or interest rate that brought us to the top and we might be a little higher. We are do- continue to be one of the strongest ing everything in our power at Central banks in the state. At Central Bank of Bank of Lake of the Ozarks to make Lake of the Ozarks we are interested these changes as minimal as possible in building relationships with our cus- to our customers when applying for a tomers. Our officers have managed long term fixed rate mortgage. through economic cycles and have We also are asked questions con- maintained a consistent and proven cerning the FDIC insurance on depos- approach to all areas of bank man- its. There has been a good deal of agement. Our asset quality is very mis-information stating “that should good because we maintained a strong you have more than $100,000 in a underwriting criteria for our lending. bank then your deposits are not in- We did not invest or engage in the sured”. This is not a 100% accurate sub-prime lending that has resulted statement. There are many legitimate in large loan losses and bank failures ways to change the amount of FDIC across the world. insurance on your deposits. One ex- One question we continue to hear ample would be to list your children as is this, “Are you still making loans at POD (Paid on Death). To find out more the current time?”. THE ANSWER IS information about the FDIC insurance YES. We continue to make loans with on your deposits, please contact one the same philosophies that we have of our experienced Account Represen- used in the past. We do not loan tatives at Central Bank of Lake of the money without evaluating the col- Ozarks. lateral value. We do not loan money All in all, there isn’t one person to customers without first evaluating who won’t feel some effects of our the customer’s ability to repay. No current economy. However, the Lake one wins when the customer is un- of the Ozarks will probably be im- able to repay their debt. What has pacted less than most areas. The Lake changed is that the large lending insti- of the Ozarks continues to be a good tutions have tightened up their lend- place to live and work. The one thing ing standards. This does affect the we recommend is to check the safety customers looking for long term fixed and soundness of your local commu- rate mortgages backed by the second- nity bank. Paperless office continued from page 16 Nothing can replace the conve- scanners, will be considerably nience of holding a document higher in cost. Next, you’ll need in hand and taking it with you the filing software — there are wherever you go. Your clients many on the market, but you may insist on paper. But for in- Call 573-348-1958 to advertise in the can get a reliable program for about $195. A signature pad ternal use the idea of a paper- less office is real, and do-able. Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal! will run about $100. Keep in mind that you can It will save you time, and that makes it all the more attrac- never go entirely paperless. tive. Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal November, 2008 Page 27 Lake Area Christmas for Kids plans underway their needs through money raised during the auction and at the door. by Nancy Hogland Domestic Violence (CADV), consuming portion of project. bought what he felt he should “The money we raise at the Hundreds of children will Hope House and Lamb House, “We can always use more vol- buy. We even had it matched up door, minus all the expenses, have presents under their trees area Head Starts and the Cam- unteers to help.” to the right number of boys’ and is divided up between CADV, this Christmas, thanks to the den and Miller county’s Child Repetto, who has worked the right number of girls’ bikes! Wonderland Camp, Hope efforts of the Ozark Coast Ki- Advocacy Councils. She keeps with the group for more than I knew it was God! I even told House, Big Brothers Big Sis- wanis Club’s Christmas for a master list with the names 10 years, said coordinating the him that God was directing his ters, Lake Regional Pediatrics, Kids program. of all families in the area who gift drive that first year was the shopping trip! And that’s how the YMCA and Kid’s Harbor,” Each year, a fund-raising have requested hardest. However, she it’s been ever since. I just do my Martinette-Hills said. “We gave party is held, with the cost of assistance, along said that when she de- job and let Him worry about them all around $4,000 last year attendance set at $10 and one with “wish lists” cided to get out of the the details!” but the money is to be used for unwrapped toy, or $20. This for each child. way, God stepped in Repetto said that while, at specific programs, not every- year’s event, set for 6:30 p.m. Martinette- and, as promised, pro- times, the work has been tough, day expenses. For instance, Dec. 14 at the Country Club Ho- Hills said the day vided for every need. the benefit has far outweighed the money that goes to the Y tel and Spa on Horseshoe Bend, after the party “When I first start- the effort and recalled stories is to pay for summer camp for will feature hors d’oeuvres, a crews gather and ed, I worried about it a from teary eyed parents telling kids who otherwise wouldn’t cash bar, silent auction and en- sort all the toys lot! That year I had 44 her their child was the only one be able to go. Lake Regional’s tertainment by Dr. Zhivegas. and gifts, setting children ask for bikes, on the block without a bike. money bought children’s books No one under 21 is allowed to it up like a store. but I only had 21. I “Parents were so excited for the waiting room and wrist- attend. “We put all thought ‘Now how that now they were going to bands with alarms so if a child “It’s really great to see how the Barbies to- am I going to come up have one. Actually, they’re all passes through the door of his the community gets behind gether, and all the with 23 more bikes?’ thankful for everything. Ev- or her room, the staff will im- this,” said Missy Martinette- Matchbox cars I even had one little erybody wants their kids to be mediately be alerted. CADV’s Hills who co-chairs the event together, all the girl who specifically happy Christmas morning. I’m money goes into an account at with Matt Redd and John Duba. perfume sets to- requested a pink bike just thankful that we have so Save-A-Lot in Camdenton so “And it’s good that they do be- gether. Then we with Barbie on it,” she many generous people in this their clients can go there and cause the need is great.” all grab a wish list said. “The next day, area who feel the same way,” shop for things they need like Gail Repetto, who is respon- and ‘shop.’ Next we I had a businessman she said, adding that each year diapers or toiletries.” sible for gathering the names wrap and tag everything and call. He and his buddies had they also receive nice gifts for For more information on of needy children, said each then bag up the gifts by family gotten together and they had teen-agers, which can be more the event or to volunteer, call year, 300 to 400 families in the so when the parents come the 23 bikes for us - and one was difficult to buy for. Martinette-Hills at 365-2288. Lake Ozark and Osage Beach next day, they can just come the pink Barbie bike! I was so In addition to helping chil- To add a child’s name to the areas are referred through area and pick up their bags,” she amazed! I asked him how he dren, Kiwanis is also able to list, call Repetto at 216-4051. To churches, schools and organi- explained, adding that wrap- knew what to get and he said he help numerous Lake area not- donate auction items call Katie zations like Citizens Against ping was always the most time- just walked into the store and for-profit organizations with Harker at 302-4949. Page 28 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal Brockovich to speak Financing continued from page 1 Brockovich, “During my inves- the American consult with his law firm until tigation of this case we all be- this year when she decided to came concerned that we found go out on her own, launch her over 400 former students with Dream website, and consult exclu- cancer. I will continue to up- sively with two new law firms date my blog regarding these -- Girardi & Keese on the west cases.” coast and Weitz & Luxenberg Since her groundbreaking on the east coast. She contin- Hinkley case, Brockovich has ues to focus on researching also received many awards and and providing information and designations including “Con- support services to communi- sumer Advocate of the Year” - ties in need. Consumer Attorneys of States Brockovich, “My California, the “Julius B. work is about helping people Richmond Award” from The get the answers that they need Harvard School of Public and helping them find the de- Health, a Nomination for the ceit that ends up jeopardizing 2004 & 2005 “World Social them. My job isn’t to try to be Award” at the Women’s World the lawyer. I am not the sci- Awards presented by Presi- entist. I am an everyday per- dent Mikhail S. Gorbachev, son who wants to help others a Receiver of Doctor of Laws, in time of need or at least be a Honoris Causa Degree and shoulder to lean on.” Commencement Speaker at She continues, “I want to Lewis and Clark Law School, help each and every person California Legislature - As- the best way I know how. It is sembly Resolution No. 1621 for through communication with her personal commitment to you, applying our common insuring the environment is sense, searching for informa- free of toxic pollution, a “Special premierbank.com tion and documents, finding Citizen Award” for noble efforts the right lawyer and standing in protecting children, from united that we can fight back the Children’s Health Environ- against an enemy we can’t al- mental Coalition, “Champions ways see, until it is too late.” of Children” Award - Cystic Fi- According to her website, brosis Foundation, “Women of this coming year is sched- Action Award - Woman of the uled for two important trials Year” - Israel Cancer Research of cases that she uncovered in Fund, Honorary degree of the manner of Hinkley. One Master of Arts, Business Com- of these trials is another case munication - Jones Interna- against Pacific Gas & Electric tional University, and Receiver for another hexavalent chro- of Doctor of Humane Letters, mium groundwater case. Says Honoris Causa Degree and Brockovich, “Same cover-up in Commencement Speaker at a new location.” Loyola Marymount University. The second trial is about For current cases and infor- the case at Beverly Hills High mation you can visit her blog: School. Unbeknownst to almost The Brockovich Report, or her everyone there is an on-shore website www.brockovich.com. oil platform with 18 operation- For last minute booth space al well heads built underneath call Melissa Carroll at 573-280- the girls athletic field at the 9792. And for more information school. Right next door is also a log onto: www.bpwlakeoftheo- large power plant. According to zarks.org. Gift Certificates are always the right size! Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal November, 2008 Page 29 “Premium Advice” with Steve Naught of employers are already voicing concerns As the Lake Churns Real Estate and Lake News with C. Michael Elliott Recession Not All lost. Times were tough for a lot of fami- Finally, home prices in many local Naught-Naught Insurance with claims they feel are false or with lies -- no question about it. But the vast markets have corrected back to levels employees they fear are likely to turn Gloom and Doom The Sky is Falling... majority of households kept their jobs, not seen since 2003 and 2004. in a fraudulent claim. Document your The “R” word is back -- and this Down Market Insurance Issues and people needed houses. Combined with affordable mort- concerns; go over safety procedures time economists ranging from former It’s a tough time for most people Sales of existing homes actually ran gage money and unquestioned pent-up and employee responsibilities on Fed chairman Alan Greenspan to the across the country right now due to counter to the overall economic trends demand, housing’s performance might claims notification. (This may include National Association of Realtors’ Law- the economic downturn. When times during that recession, with total sales -- just might -- surprise a lot of people drug testing requirements.) Also, make rence Yun agree that we’re likely to be are difficult some businesses may tend rising from 5.2 million in 2001 to 6.2 who assume recessions are necessarily dealing with a declining economy for everyone aware that insurance fraud is million in 2003, according to National all bad, all the time. to put off paying their insurance pre- months to come. The U.S. has entered a crime. Leave the door open for em- Association of Realtors data. Even sales For more information or to ask lake miums until the last possible minute or a recession,” said Yun in his latest fore- ployees to return when decide to rehire of newly-constructed homes rose during real estate questions, contact Michael may even cancel coverage all together cast, “and (the economy) will contract in the future. 3) Keep an open line of that recession as well -- from 900,000 at 877.365.cme1 (2631) or cme@your- until better times return. This could be for the next three quarters.” to 1.1 million. lake.com You can also log your opinions a very poor decision to make as this Certainly the sobering reports we’re Now, no one can be confident that on Michael’s real estate blog, www.As- may be when you need the coverage seeing on retail sales point in that di- the same countercyclical pattern will oc- TheLakeChurns.com the most. rection, and the stock market’s sharp cur in a short, relatively shallow reces- With the economy in the tank and declines over the past few weeks sug- sion this time around. But some build- many people out of work some indi- gest that investors are betting we’re in a ing blocks are in place: First, mortgage viduals look to others to help them recession as well. But are all recessions rates are lower than they were during with their burdens. In the coming always horrible times for real estate and 2001, 2002 and most of 2003. Lend- months we are likely to see an increase home sales? You might be surprised to ers working through FHA, Fannie Mae in claims in several areas. These claims find that as long as mortgage money and Freddie Mac have direct, federally- can come from your clients, suppliers, remains available, and home prices are backed access to the capital markets. employees, people you know, or peo- affordable, real estate sometimes can Second, a $7,500 home buyer tax ple you aren’t familiar with. You should weather recessions better than other credit is already in place to provide an maintain your insurance to keep a bad segments of the economy. extra incentive to get potential purchas- situation from getting worse. Take the last national recession we ers off the sidelines, plus there are leg- A few areas we will likely be seeing experienced -- back in the years 2001 islative stimulus package efforts in the a rise in claims over the next several to 2003. Regional economies went flat Steve Naught, CIC works to increase the size of that credit, months: Property Theft, Employee Dis- or declined, consumer spending spiraled and extend it. honesty, Liability Claims (slip and falls), down, and nearly two million jobs were Workers Compensation (Layoff related communication with your insurance fraud). Here are three ideas to help you as a business owner in these trying agent. You may be able to endorse lower payrolls or receipts to your policy Annual dinner held for Lake Area times. 1) Pay your premiums on time. Some companies will only allow one mid term to help on your cost. Keep in mind that you will still have the audit to contend with at year end so only Chamber of Commerce membership or two cancellation/reinstatements be- On October 15th the Lodge of various events and outings souri. make changes if it is appropriate. fore they opt not to reinstate a lapsed of Four Seasons was the place from the past year. Before be- Many people came together Steven Naught is a Certified In- policy. It may cost more to rewrite a to be as nearly 300 Chamber ing addressed by the Outgoing to make this evening such a surance Counselor with the Naught- policy once it has been cancelled and members and guests came out President of the LACC, Mark success and deserve a gracious Naught Agency. He can be reached at you may even get less coverage at this to celebrate their businesses Bowman, everyone had the Thank You – Wendy Odom and his friendly office for additional ques- higher price. 2) Document all suspi- and community at the Lake opportunity to view a festive the Catering Staff at Lodge of tions at 573-348-2794 or by email at cious behavior or incidents with em- Area Chamber’s Annual Din- video which highlighted the Four Seasons; Scott Smith, email@example.com. ployees and client foot traffic. Several ner. growth and expansion of the Wendy Smith and Shawn Ko- “Show Me The Money – Net- Lake Area. ber of Video Productions / Lake Village of Four Seasons working for Business Prosper- Hearing from long standing TV 32; Wendy Rogers of Main ity” was the theme for the eve- area business people through Street Music Hall; the Lake ning as attendees did just that. filmed interviews helped to put Area Chamber Board of Direc- Four lucky winners were re- in perspective just how much tors, Volunteers and Staff; as continued from page 12 mit for a new roof, we’ll come warded as the evening kicked this area has evolved and why well as all the members who $100 with a flat fee of $30 per out and inspect the structure off with Networking for Cash. it continues to be a vibrant and came out to make it such a inspection. Homeowners are to make sure it can hold the As people mingled through growing area in Central Mis- memorable event! also required to obtain per- weight and won’t collapse on the crowd a whistle periodi- mits for any remodeling to the you,” he said, adding they will cally blew at which point they home’s exteriors and any inte- also issue permits and conduct stopped and said – Show Me rior work that requires changes inspections for new sidewalks The Money. to the electrical or plumbing, and retaining walls, if desired. If that question was asked but Davis said with that $100 “If you’re spending money for to the right person a cash prize fee comes a lot of added value. a project, why not spend a little was given on the spot. As the program portion of the eve- “For instance, homeowners more and make sure it’s done ning began the audience re- may be replacing a shake roof right?” ceived a treat as a special guest with an architectural shingle. Davis is available for con- was introduced – Sarah Palin, That’s great until you learn that sultation anytime from 7 a.m. (a local entertainer bearing an a square – a 10-by-10-foot area to 1 p.m. Monday through Fri- overwhelming resemblance) – of cedar shakes weighs about day. He said residents or con- who addressed the crowd with 70 pounds and a square of tractors can also contact him spot on rhetoric and campaign conventional shingles weighs on his cell phone at 573-216- banter. about 400 pounds. So when 1689. Guests enjoyed a delight- you request a building per- ful meal while viewing clips Page 30 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal L All around the Lake area, merchants are stocked to the rafters, bringing shoppers a wide selection at great prices for the Holiday Season! Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal November, 2008 Page 31 Prewitt’s Point shalls has become known as then from Dec. 15 to 19 hours designer gift boxes and tissue the leader in off-price pricing! will extend from 9 a.m. to 11 are included with every pur- And because the store receives p.m. From Dec. 20 to 23 Mar- chase! Shopping Center thousands of new items each week, you’ll always be able to find that perfect gift, even for shalls will be open from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Christmas Eve hours will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the Throughout Thanksgiving weekend, shoppers can get great prices on lots of items Prewitt’s Point Shopping from the meat department. those hard-to-buy-for people day after Christmas, the doors while earning Bounce Back Center, located at the intersec- Your Hy-Vee dietitian is avail- on your list. will open at 8 a.m. and close Coupons - money to spend tion of Highways 54 and 42 in able to help you plan meals for Marshalls will have special at 10 p.m. On New Year’s Eve on themselves later! From Osage Beach, has something special dietary needs. holiday hours to make it easier and New Year’s Day the store Dec. 8th thru the 14th, ev- for everyone! You can Christ- Hy-Vee can help you plan to wrap up your shopping. Fri- will be open from 9:30 a.m. to eryone who spends $50 gets mas shop for the handyman your family gathering or office day and Saturday, Nov. 28 and 6 p.m. For more information free jewelry. From Dec. 15 to on your list at one of the na- party with arrangements from 28, the store will be open from call 573-302-4810. Christmas Eve, Maurices will tion’s largest building supply the floral department and gift 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. From Nov. 30 Maurices be holding its Great Gift Sale stores; pick up some trend- baskets for your co-workers. to Dec. 13 shop from 9 a.m. Maurices is the place to where lots of stocking stuffers setting styles at great low They can create the perfect to 10 p.m. On Dec. 14 hours shop for the styles of the sea- will be at marked with great prices at the mall’s specialty gift basket for a variety of in- change to 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and son at great prices – and free continues on page 32 shops; find name brand items terests. Last-minute shopping? at off-price prices; take home Gift cards are a great choice. unique items from around the Hy-Vee can help you plan your world without ever leaving holiday events and make this the Lake and plan the perfect season a little easier, healthier holiday meal with the help of a and happier. To learn more registered dietician. And then, or to place holiday orders call after you’ve shopped ‘til you’re 573-302-7977 or visit Hy-Vee, ready to drop, you can grab a open 24 hours. quick bite to eat at the center’s Lowe’s Home Improvement wide range of restaurants. Warehouse Famous Footwear While Lowe’s may not be Treat your footsies – or considered your “typical” someone else’s – to a great pair Christmas store, they do carry of shoes or boots at Famous a large selection of Christmas Footwear where, until Dec. trees and decorations as well 31, you can buy one pair and as a long list of tools for the get the second pair of equal or handyman on your list. Don’t lesser value at half price. Don’t know what he needs? Lowe’s know the size? Gift cards are also carries gift cards. They great stocking stuffers! Store have announced that their hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. special in-store craft project Monday through Saturday for December will be a ginger- and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. bread house. Children from For more information call 573- second grade to fifth grade are 302-0970. invited to attend the free how- Hy-Vee to clinic. While large groups Save time, money and gas are welcome, organizers ask with one-stop holiday shop- that you call ahead at 302- ping at the Osage Beach Hy- 8808 to make arrangements Vee. From festive table set- so they will have enough sup- tings to gorgeous gift baskets, plies on hand. Store hours for they have all of your holiday November and December had needs. Start by creating fam- not been announced as of ily greeting cards in the photo deadline. center. Sign up at customer Marshalls Megastore service for a holiday cook- Marshalls Megastore car- ing class and learn to make ries a stylish selection of traditional dishes healthier. unique merchandise and Next, order a stress-free din- decor for your home, acces- ner from the Hy-Vee kitchen. sories, educational toys and Traditional ham or turkey books, and at this time of and oven-roasted prime rib year, a tremendous selection dinners are available with all of Christmas décor items, as of your favorite sides. Spend well as a fabulous selection more time with family and of brand name and designer less in the kitchen by picking fashions and footwear for the up dessert at the Hy-Vee bak- entire family that you’d typi- ery. With a variety of pies and cally find only in department pastries, there is something and specialty stores. However, for everyone. If you plan to all this great merchandise is cook, order specialty meats or priced far below what you’d choose the right-sized turkey expect to pay. In fact, Mar- Page 32 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal Prewitt’s Point 6 a.m. to midnight Sunday “necessities” at a great low ter skis, wet suits – and every- through Thursday and 6 to 2 price. And a beauty advisor in thing else needed to go with a.m. Friday and Saturday. For the cosmetic department can them – guarantees you’ll be Shopping Center more information call 573- 348-0090. Target help you find everything her heart desires. Santa will be on hand on named “Best gift giver in the world!” Get this year’s hot- test item – the new Spot Sat- continued from page 31 Whether you’re looking for Because Target is part of select Saturdays in December. ellite Messenger, a personal low prices. And don’t forget, sweaters to keep your furry a corporation, all informa- Check the store for details. GPS tracking system that can Maurices offers non-expiring friend warm on cold win- tion has to be released from Because Walgreen’s photo lab be carried with you and keep gift certificates in any amount ter outings, a little “bling” to headquarters and as of this is- still develops APS and 35 mm you from getting lost not only over $5. While you’re there, adorn your kitty’s neck or a sue’s deadline, they were not film, it’s the perfect place to on the boat, but everywhere make sure you pick up Wish- stocking full of tasty treats, ready to announce any hours get prints made of all those you go – hiking, snow skiing, bone the St. Bernard. Not only you’ll be able to find it at PET- for Christmas shopping nor great shots taken on Christ- even driving to your favorite will this adorable fluffy dog CO. You can also get your pet could they provide informa- mas morning. Regular store relative’s house for Christmas be a hit under the Christmas pretty for the holidays at the tion about sales. Call 573-302- hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. dinner. Not only does West tree, 100 percent of its pur- full-service grooming station. 7969 for information. daily with the pharmacy open Marine carry a wide variety chase price will be donated to PETCO will once again be Walgreen Drug Stores from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mon- of boating supplies and ac- the American Cancer Society. offering pet pictures with San- Of course, you’ll need to day through Friday; 8 a.m. to cessories, boating apparel Holiday hours are: ta. Bring your festive friend to check out Walgreen Drug 6 p.m. on Saturdays and 10 and shoes, they’ll have great Friday, Nov. 28: 8 a.m. to 9 meet Santa from 11 a.m. to 4 Stores’ Black Friday flyer for a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays. How- special prices on those items p.m., Saturday, Nov. 29: 9 a.m. p.m. Dec. 6 or 13 and receive pages full of special, early ever, hours will be extended throughout the holiday sea- to 9 p.m. Hours will revert a framed digital photo for morning and one-day only to midnight from Friday, Dec. son. Check the in-store flyers back to normal – 10 a.m. to 9 only $8.95 plus tax, with $5 of sales that you won’t find any- 19 to Dec. 23 to help those last or www.westmarine.com for p.m. Monday to Saturday and that fee going to local animal where else at the Lake. You minute shoppers get every- details. You can also let the noon to 6 p.m. Sundays except shelters. Shoppers who make also don’t need to look any thing they need. Ca;; 573-348- world know about your first for Saturday, Dec. 20 when the $20 donations to the PETCO further than Walgreen’s for 5081 for more. love with West Marine’s boat- store will be open 9 a.m. to 9 Foundation will receive cute a huge selection of perfumes West Marine oriented Christmas cards. p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 21 – 11 a.m. collectible cat or dog orna- and colognes as well as all The largest boating sup- West Marine will be open to 6 p.m.; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on ments. Smaller donations those “only available on TV” ply company in the world, is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday Christmas Eve and 9 a.m. to 9 are also welcomed. PETCO is items! Walgreen’s also offers the perfect place to shop for through Saturday and from p.m. the Friday and Saturday open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday a wall full of cosmetics and any lake lubbers! And picking 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays. after Christmas. Call 573-348- through Saturday and 10 a.m. weekly specials that will allow a gift from their huge selec- Call 573-302-0552 for more. 3925 for more info. to 7 p.m. Sundays. Call 573- you to fill a young woman’s tion of water toys – including Patio Pleasures and Back- 302-4982 for more. stocking with all her beauty kneeboards, wakeboard, wa- yard Billiards Replay For a family gift that will Replay, which sells new and last far beyond Christmas day, used video games, consoles visit Patio Pleasures and Back- and other electronics, will be yard Billiards where you’ll holding two great sales every find a huge selection of games, day from now until Christ- billiard lamps and game room mas. Shoppers can get 50 supplies and furniture. The percent off all games with yel- store always carries more than low stickers and can also get a dozen pool tables to choose one free original X Box with from as well as a catalog of 25 the purchase of $100 in X Box different styles that can be or- games. dered. The store even offers Because Replay buys, sells pool and ping pong tables that and trades, players who need can remain outside – perfect a little extra Christmas shop- for those outdoor living ar- ping money can bring their eas! You’ll also find lots of dart previously played games for games, ping pong and foosball cash. The store is also giving tables and even shuffleboard parents a real gift! You can pay games – as well as all the sup- $5 per hour to leave your chil- plies and accessories needed dren 10 and older at the store to hold a family tournament to play in the game room, out- Christmas afternoon. And for fitted with 16 TVs and a vari- that outdoor cooking aficio- ety of video games while you nado, check out the Big Green Christmas shop. Game time Egg, touted as the world’s best gift certificates would also smoker and grill. be great for any young man’s Backyard Billiards offers stocking! Replay is open 10 free delivery for all large items. a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a They’re open from 9 a.m. to 6 week. Call 573-348-0044 for p.m. Monday through Friday; more info. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sat- Steak and Shake urdays and from 11 a.m. to 3 They’re at the top of every- p.m. on Sundays. Call 573- one’s wish list – and so is a gift 348-4100 for more. certificate to the all-time fa- PETCO vorite! The restaurant is open Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal November, 2008 Page 33 November Holiday Events Thursday, Nov. 27, Tan-Tar-A Displays include animated fig- by a classic children’s Christmas Resort, Osage Beach, MO, (573) ures, a large train layout, Ameri- movie at 11:30 a.m. and a clas- 348-3131 can Girl dolls historical figures, sic Christmas movie at 7:30 p.m. By Michael Gillespie pons will be available throughout A Thanksgiving night kick-off and school supplies from the Santa will also be on hand from It’s the holiday season! Santa the area. Sponsored by the Lake to the holiday season. At 5:30 p.m. 1700s to the 1900s. Kids can color 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Cookies, Claus, Christmas lights, parades, Area Chamber of Commerce, the there will be a bond fire and sing pictures, hear a story, and re- cider, and hot chocolate will be and Thanksgiving dinners are Convention and Visitors Bureau, along at the Hidden Lakes park- ceive a toy. available in the lobby. all on tap for Nov. in the lake and Tri-County Lodging Asso- ing lot (the 9-hole golf course), BREAKFAST WITH SANTA AFTER THANKSGIVING WEEKEND area. There’s something for ev- ciation. On Friday and Saturday followed at 6:30 p.m. by a light- Saturday, Nov. 29, also De- SALE & MIDNIGHT MADNESS erybody, and you don’t have to nights Santa will be available for ing extravaganza and the arrival cember 6 and 13, Lodge of the Friday, Nov. 29, Osage Beach go far to find it. Just take a look— pictures at a nominal cost. Open of Santa. Open to the public. Four Seasons, Lake Ozark, (573) Premium Outlet Mall, Osage HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE Wednesday through Sundays ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS 365-3000 Beach, MO, (573) 348-2065 Saturday, Nov. 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., and From Nov. 27 to December 31, Breakfast with Santa, 9 a.m. Extended hours for added Various Locations, Stover, open every day between Christ- Shrine of St. Patrick’s Church, to 11 a.m.; adults $13, children savings for shoppers. Stores will MO, (573) 377-4616 mas and New Year’s Eve. North Highway 5, Laurie, MO, $7. Special music performance open at midnight on Thanksgiv- This one-day event features 4th ANNUAL GINGERBREAD (573) 374-7855 by the High School Brass Quartet ing night and will remain open some 20 businesses offering spe- CONTEST A drive-thru holiday light park from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., followed until 10 p.m. Friday. cial deals, percentage off sales, Saturday, Nov. 22, Camden on the grounds of St. Patrick’s samples, and refreshments. County Museum, 206 South Lo- Catholic Church. The Festival of CHRISTMAS CRAFT BAZAAR cust Street, Linn Creek, MO (573) Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7 – 346-7191 Lights is the oldest light park in the area with more than 2000 Like it never SMOKED. 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Camden A gingerbread house build- County Museum, Linn Creek, ing contest. Home made ginger- strands of lights that focus on the true meaning of Christmas. Like it never SMOLDERED. MO, (573) 346-7191. bread creations will be judged. This sale features a variety of Plus Christmas in the kitchen. ANNUAL ENCHANTED VILLAGE OF LIGHTS Like it never evenHAPPENED. arts, crafts, and home décor for THANKSGIVING BUFFET — From Nov. 27 to December 31, the holidays. RESORT AT PORT ARROWHEAD Laurie Fairgrounds, Laurie, MO, FESTIVAL OF TREES & WREATHS Thursday, Nov. 27, Resort at (573) 374-4871 From Nov. 14 to December 15, Port Arrowhead, Lake Ozark, A drive-thru holiday light Camden County Museum, 206 MO, (573) 365-2334 park. More than 1 mile of lighted OF LAKE OF THE OZARKS South Locust Street, Linn Creek, All you can eat buffet of tradi- MO, (573) 346-7191. tional Thanksgiving fare served holiday figures greet young and 573-346-7200 old with over 120 different dis- A display of decorated trees and wreaths donated for exhibit from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. $17.95 for adults; $16.95 seniors 62 and plays and animated figures. Do- 1-800-SERVPRO TM nations accepted. Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration and silent auction. over; $8.50 for kids 6-12; children SANTA CLAUS AT Like it never even happened.® CHRISTMAS ON MAIN STREET — 5 and under are free. Open for STONE CREST MALL Independently Owned and Operated MUSICAL SHOW dinner from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Friday, Nov. 28 and Saturdays Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. regular menu plus Thanksgiving until Christmas, Stone Crest 21 – 22 and 28 – 29 at 8 p.m., and Day plated specials. Mall, Osage Beach, MO, (573) Sunday, Nov. 30 at 3 p.m. Main THANKSGIVING BUFFET AT COUN- 348-3016 Street Music Hall, 5845 Highway TRY CLUB HOTEL Santa Claus will arrive at 54, Osage Beach, MO, (573) 348- Thursday, Nov. 27, Country noon on the Friday after Thanks- 9500 Club Hotel & Spa, Lake Ozark, giving and will make additional A two-hour Christmas vari- MO, (573) 964-2222 appearances every Saturday un- ety and comedy show, with an Treat your family to a Thanks- til Christmas from noon until 4 appearance by Santa Claus for giving feast with a wide variety p.m. Visit Santa in the hallway 573-348-1440 the kids. $17 for adults; $15 for of traditional holiday favorites next to Sears and have a picture seniors 55 and up; children 5-12 including hand-carved roasted taken to remember the event. are $8; 4 and under are free. tom turkey, Angus prime rib, and ANNUAL LIGHTED CHRISTMAS ELDON MERCHANTS CHRISTMAS baked pit ham with all the trim- Saturday, Nov. 22, Downtown mings. Adults - $24.95 Children PARADE Saturday, Nov. 29, Laurie, MO, • Copiers • Printers • Supplies Eldon, MO (573) 392-5151 ages 5-11 - $9.95 Children 4 and The 20th Annual Eldon Mer- younger are free. Call for reser- (573) 374-5500 A holiday parade and lighting • Furniture • Service chants Christmas Festival will vations. of the community tree. Parade feature crafters and vendors in THANKSGIVING BUFFET — LODGE Quality Office Solutions Since 1982 starts at 6 p.m. at Central Bank the Community Center from 9 OF FOUR SEASONS in Laurie and will proceed north a.m. to 5 p.m., with free enter- Thursday, Nov. 27, Lodge of l Design Systems on Highway 5 to the Laurie Ter- tainment from 9 to 2, plus ham Four Seasons, Lake Ozark, MO, race Mall. Kids can visit with Specia and turkey dinner for $7 from (573) 365-3000 Santa and Mrs. Claus at the mall 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a A traditional holiday fare in- and have their pictures taken LLC large Christmas parade at 2 p.m. cluding roast turkey, beef, and in exchange for a monetary or (Last year’s parade boasted over ham, side dishes, breakfast pet food donation to the animal 100 floats.) There is no entry fee items, and deserts. 10 a.m. to rescue facility at Sunrise Beach. Specializing in metal stud framing, for the parade — anyone can en- 6 p.m.; adults $26.95, children ter and possibly win cash prizes. $13.95. Reservations suggested, There will also be a drop off area at the mall for guests to donate drywall and acoustic ceilings 1ST LAKE HOLIDAY LIGHTS but not required. various goods to be sent to our 1134 NW 600 Road, Holden MO 64040 DRIVE-THRU PARK THANKSGIVING BUFFET — Beginning Saturday, Nov. 22, TAN-TAR-A troops. Office and Fax (816) 230-5350 THE CHRISTMAS HOUSE AT LAURIE through New Year’s Eve.Osage Thursday, Nov. 27, Tan-Tar-A Begins Friday, Nov. 28, then Beach City Park, Osage Beach, Resort, Osage Beach, MO, (573) Thursdays through Sundays MO (573) 964-1008 348-3131, Thanksgiving holiday Paul Dillon John Wisemore until Christmas, Laurie Terrace A drive-thru holiday lighted buffet. Call for details. Mall, Laurie, MO, (573) 374-5500 park, approximately one mile in WINTER HOLIDAY LIGHTS AND A free open house from 6 p.m. length. $10 per car; discount cou- SANTA’S ARRIVAL to 9 p.m. for children of all ages. Cell (816) 985-7271 Cell (816) 304-8845 Page 34 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal Christmas displays once Stone Crest- the Lake’s again light up the Lake indoor shopping mall by Michael Gillespie December 6 is Local Authors’ by Nancy Hogland on State Road KK and ending by Santa, the light displays Since 1984, Stone Crest Mall, Day. Call (573) 348-4788 for Portions of Lake of the Ozarks at the School of the Osage High on the resort grounds will be the area’s only indoor shopping details. During the holiday sea- will once again be transformed School campus on Hwy. 42. flipped on. Kids young and old center, has featured a variety of son Stonecrest Book & Toy will into a winter wonderland as Creach said quarters were too alike will be invited to follow shopping experiences for vaca- be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. millions of twinkling lights are close at the city park to have a the jolly old elf to the North tioners and homeowners alike. Monday through Saturday, lit at four different locations in bonfire and provide parking for Winds meeting room where, for Located at 3797 Highway 54, noon to 5 on Sundays. celebration of the Christmas the several hundred people that a nominal fee, pictures can be across from Hy-Vee in Osage Saffee’s Ladies Apparel car- season. typically attended the event. taken with Santa and free en- Beach, Stone Crest is home to ries purses, belts, shoes, sun- “In fact, we always hope that “We’ll still have our tradi- tertainment will be provided. nearly 40 businesses ranging glasses, and upscale ladies everyone – business and hom- tional bonfire, hot chocolate The lights will remain lit every from retail stores, personal ser- clothing for every age group eowners alike – will decorate. and S’mores and entertain- evening from Thanksgiving to vices, and professional offices. and size. They feature formal It puts us all in the mood and ment, then people can drive New Year’s. Along with its many stores, wear by Joseph Ribkoff, a de- adds to the festive feeling,” said over to the park to view the Thanksgiving will also be Stone Crest Mall continues to signer line from Canada, and Trish Creach, executive direc- light display. We just thought the official start of two drive- be the hot spot for several well- a senior line by Alfred Dum- tor for the Lake Area Chamber this would be easier and safer,” thru light displays on the west attended events. Stone Crest er. Saffee’s selection of ca- of Commerce. “I love driving she said. side of Lake of the Ozarks – the Mall hosts an annual Art and sual wear includes an array of through town at Christmas The Lake Holiday Lights Enchanted Village of Lights Ambiance Fair, as well as the jackets, sweaters, scarfs, and time when everything is all lit Drive-Thru Park, which will in Laurie and the Festival of Missouri Wine Festival. For turtle necks. Saffee’s will be up. This is such a special place Lights at the St. Patrick’s Cath- the kids, there are the seasonal open from 10 until 8, Monday anyway and when you add that olic Church. trick-or-treating and easter egg through Saturday, and 12 to 5 on top, it’s just great!” Beginning more than 25 hunting events — and Santa on Sundays. You can call them She said that after a one-year years ago, St. Patrick’s display is Claus. In addition, Stone Crest at (573) 348-4755. hiatus, the Lake Area Cham- the oldest in the area. Accord- Mall works with the Lake Re- Nautical Landing is the ber of Commerce will once ing to organizer and market- gional Hospital for the Adult area’s only store that deals again be holding a drive-thru ing director Rose Vanderbeck, display, but this year it will it began when Father Barnett be featured in the new Osage came to the Laurie parish and Beach City Park and, if things decided he missed the lights he go as planned, will include a was used to seeing in the city. bonus for visitors. According to Through the years, additional Creach, the display was moved lights were added and now fea- from the site below Bagnell tures more than 3,000 strands. Dam because of security issues Traditional Christmas music is and the steep terrain which played in the background and made it difficult to access the visitors are invited to linger for park when roads when slip- a while, enjoying the peace and pery. serenity found on the grounds. “We’re hoping to sign up dif- And unlike other displays, St. ferent civic groups, churches Patrick focuses on the true and organizations to man the meaning of Christmas. concession booth on weekends “We have several displays, and Children’s Health Fair, Ro- exclusively in nautical and and also to provide additional but the attention is focused on tary Club with Candyland, and tropical-themed items, and activities,” she said. “Since the the crib scene,” Vanderbeck more than 50 charities. the variety is fantastic. You’ll organizations can keep any said. From one end to the other find gifts such as miniature fig- money they take in on any- Admission is free. Park Stone Crest will be alive with ures and statuettes, brass bells, thing besides park admission, include some 75 different dis- hours will be 5 to 10 p.m. from Christmas sales and events this ships clocks, Christmas cards we’re hoping they will want to plays, will be open from 5:30 Thanksgiving to New Years. year. Here’s what to expect— and ornaments, and clothing. offer a variety of things - like to 9 p.m. Wednesdays through Carloads of Lake area resi- True to its name, Stonecrest Owners Linda and Ron Gross- getting someone to play Santa Sundays from Nov. 22 to Dec. dents and visitors will once Book & Toy features the area’s man say their top gift items and letting the kids get pic- 25. From Dec. 25 to Dec. 31, again have the opportunity largest selection of books, this year are Tervis Tumblers tures taken with him. Maybe the park will be open the same to enjoy a mile-long display magazines, toys, puzzles, and — double insulated, American another group – and this would hours but will be open every that includes both animated games. It is the only area re- made tumblers that are guar- be perfect for a youth group – evening. A per-car admission and still Santas in a variety of tailer for the popular Thomas anteed for life, and Gurgle Pots. could help little kids write let- fee will be charged to offset the poses, angels, snowflakes, gin- the Tank Engine line of wood- Gurgle Pots have to be heard to ters to Santa for a donation. costs of electricity and mainte- gerbread kids and numerous en toys. They’ll be on sale — 20 be appreciated — they actually Groups could sell hot choco- nance of displays. Christmas greetings from area percent off — from Novem- make a gurgling sound when late and sing Christmas carols Thanksgiving kicks off Tan- merchants at the Enchanted ber 1-8. Look for a storewide you pour out your favorite bev- and have a sing-along. On their Tar-A Resort’s Winter Holiday Village of Lights in Laurie. 20 percent off sale (except erage! And if you’ve already night, another group could, for Festival Lights Celebration and The park has become a fa- magazines) from November purchased a Gurgle Pot, you’ll a small fee, have a table with a Santa’s Arrival. At dusk, every- vorite of many, attracting sev- 13 through 16. You’ll find Tin- be interested in seeing the new Christmas craft – the possibili- one is invited to gather for free eral thousand people each kertoys at Stonecrest, along matching plates and sauce ties are pretty unlimited.” hot apple cider and cookies at year. Admission is free. The with traditional board games dishes, in four colors. Nautical There’s another change in the Hidden Lakes Golf Course park will be open from 5 to 9 such as Monopoly, Stratego, Landing also features the full store. This year’s Holiday Lights parking lot near Timber Falls p.m. Sunday through Thursday Battleship, Scrabble, and many line of Bluecrab Bay Company celebration will be kicked off on while they wait for Santa’s ar- and from 5 to 10 p.m. Fridays, more. November 15 is Game gourmet foods, cheese balls, Nov. 22 with a parade starting rival. Then after a fireworks Saturdays, Thanksgiving and Day; the staff will have various dip kits, mixes, and nuts. at the Osage Beach fire station display, and a countdown led Christmas eve. games laid out for you to try. continues Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal November, 2008 Page 35 Stone Crest- the Lake’s indoor shopping mall Check out the store’s web- Owner Lloyd Kaufman also site, www.NauticalLanding. stocks an impressive selection com, or give them a call at (573) of fine art prints and posters, as 348-3885. For your convenience well as art supplies for begin- they’ll be open from 10 a.m. to ners and professionals. During 7 p.m. Monday through Satur- the holiday season he’ll feature day, and 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on 20 percent off on framed prints. Sundays. He’s open from 10 to 7, Monday Donna’s Hallmark will once through Saturday; noon to 5 again feature all the wonder- on Sundays. Phone (573) 348- ful Christmas items that we’ve 4410. come to expect from Hallmark. Snaps 2 Scraps is a scrap- That includes a large selection booking and specialty store. of cards and ornaments, San- Owner Becky Beck explains tas, snowmen, wrapping paper, that scrapbooking is a way of and gift bags. Other popular preserving memories through mainstays are the Woodwick pictures and life stories. Becky Candles, with actual wooden offers both themed and non- wicks that crackle when burn- themed albums and a wide ing, and the Willow Tree figu- variety of related items. See rines. One of the really cute her website at www.snaps-2- items this year is called the scraps.com. Becky will offer 25 Season’s Greeting Snowmen, a to 50 percent off all items after table top display with two sing- Thanksgiving. The store will be ing and dancing snowmen. open regular mall hours. Call They are available for $14.95 (573) 365-9977 for details. with any three card purchases. Sears at Stone Crest carries Donna’s Hallmark will be open a full line of major appliances, from 10 to 8, Monday through mowers, and exercise ma- Saturday; noon to 5 on Sunday. chines. Franchise owner Matt There will be extended hours, 7 Breuer and his father, Dale, say a.m. to 8 p.m., on the Friday af- that they will open early during ter Thanksgiving. You can call the Christmas season — 5 a.m. them at (573) 348-3484. to 7 p.m. Monday through Sat- Accurate Flooring has a fine urday; noon to 5 on Sundays. selection of carpet, plus wood, Look for various sales through- granite, tile, and marble floor- out. You can call them at (573) Nov. 22nd - Dec. 31st - Osage Beach City Park ing. Owner Mike Renda says 348-8999. that there is always something Other shops in Stone Crest on sale. He’s open 10 to 5 Mon- include TNT Computers, Osage day through Saturday, and 12 Cigar Company (formerly Pars Highway 54 - Adjacent to Osage Beach Premium Outlets to 5 on Sundays. Fox Levis offers a full line and Cigars), Blockbuster Video, and Starbucks. A new restau- 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Wednesday - Sunday of Levis for men, women, and rant, called Bootleggers will open in December. Open the Entire Week from Dec. 25th - Dec. 31st children. The line includes tops, jeans, handbags, overalls, Santa will arrive at Stone wallets, and caps. Look for an Crest at noon on the Friday additional 30 percent off sale after Thanksgiving and will from 7 to 10 a.m. on the Friday make additional appearances after Thanksgiving. The store every Saturday from noon to will be open normal hours after 4 p.m. The local Rotary Club that — 10 to 8, Monday through will sponsor Candyland at Saturday; 12 to 5 on Sundays. Stone Crest from November 22 American Shoe is the lake to December 14. They will set area’s number one source for up a tree decorated with lists Crocs. They come in a vari- of items requested by needy ety of colors, and even fleece children from the area. Patrons lined! Throughout the Christ- can choose an individual list mas season all Crocs will be on and purchase the items for the sale, from 30 to 50 percent off. children. In addition, there will American Shoe will open at 7 be a Christmas Open House a.m. on Black Friday. You can at Stone Crest on December For Festival Events & Park Schedule, please go to lakeholiday lights.com also recycle your old Crocs at 6, with prizes, sales, food, and the store. Their phone number music. is (573) 348-4284. Ready or not, here comes Lloyd’s Art Center & Gallery Christmas at Stone Crest Mall! boasts the largest selection of custom framing in the area. Page 36 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal TECHNOLOGY AND LIFESTYLE Gadgets and Gizmos for the Geek in All of Us Jean-Michel Jarre’s Aero System Black Jean-Michel Jarre felt that MP3s were a slight to the original music, and so set out to design a speaker system for the iPod that brings some of the lost sound nu- ances back to the music. His answer: the Aero System Black. Aimed squrely at the top-end of the iPod dock market, the Aero System Black features an integrat- ed amplifier, separate low and high speak- Danger Bomb Alarm Clock ers, and ultra-resis- tant glass enclosure. The MIU Hybrid Portable Computer Perched at the top The Miu HDPC or “Hybrid Dual Portable Computer”, as the manufacturers have You say you just can’t get out of bed? 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Post Office Box 1023 4739 Belleview, Suite 304 Camdenton, Missouri 65020 Kansas City, Missouri 64112 (573) 346-7430 (816) 753-1500 Camdenton Hours Internet Access Room By Appointment Only Fax (816) 753-1686 Mail@SalleeLawFirm.com We Accept: SERVING THE LAKE AREA Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal November, 2008 Page 37 The Vandervort Native American children Report blessed by local ministry Christmas in October about the beginning of the slowdown Amidst the worse global economic in the US economy. The blizzard took a meltdown since the great depression, couple thousand boaters off this lake is there finally a glimmer of light at in 2007 that we have never gotten the end of the tunnel? Has the stock back. The second kick in the teeth, was market finally found the bottom of the the torrential rain fall we had all across abyss, and began to rebuild on a solid the Midwest for the entire first half of foundation? Has the housing market at 2008; not only did the Lake have rain long last been corrected? And will the every single weekend during the first seven hundred billion dollar gift the two quarters of the year, the rest of American people just gave our finan- the Midwest was flooded, and many cial institutions be enough of a shot in of the vacationers who would normally the arm to allow cash to start flowing frequent the lake, couldn’t even get back into our economy, so we can get here because of the flooding. To add back to business? October 2008 is no insult to injury, as the economy was doubt the most expensive month in going down, fuel prices soared to an all of history; with the US government all time record high, which absolutely committing some Trillion dollars in killed the boating traffic on the lake. economic recovery programs. If that’s The knockout punch was the lending not Christmas in October, I don’t know crisis, combined with the recession; what is! banks started freezing up construction Who would have ever imagined the loans, and second home loans have extent of our recession even one year been more difficult than ever to get. All ago? Would anyone have guessed the of those conditions put a major hurt failure of several of the largest firms on on the Lakes economy, and devastated Wall Street, the failure of the largest many local businesses. insurance company in the world, the Being involved in as many various failure of many of the largest lending businesses here at the lake as what I institutions in the country, the likely am, I certainly haven’t been immune collapse of General Motors, and the from the recession; combine that with implosion of Fannie Mae and Freddie the fact that I just completed a sixty Mac? Would anyone have believed a million dollar Resort, and opened for year ago that by the end of the third business smack dab in the middle of quarter of 2008 we would have the the worst recession in history, and I can by Nancy Hogland In 1997 the Orrs also got Reservation. Their goal is to President of the United States, the Sec- tell you first hand, just how devastat- Though Santa is know to their church involved and they provide gifts valued at $10 or retary of the Treasury, the Majority and ing this recession has been on a lot of travel far and wide to deliver and other parishioners cara- more for 150 children ages Minority leaders of both the House and businesses. Like every other business I know of here at the Lake, it’s been presents, until Camdenton vanned carloads of donated 16 and younger as well as 50 Senate, and the Democratic and Re- a very hard year, and we have had resident Billie Orr got involved, food, clothing and Christmas “family bundles” that include publican candidates for President, all to make some changes, and navigate children in some areas of the gifts for children to Pine Ridge new bath and hand towels, coming forward and telling the Ameri- can people that if we didn’t infuse a the recession; but don’t believe every nation seemed to get skipped Reservation. They’ve contin- wash cloths, body wash, sham- Trillion dollars into our economy that ridiculous rumor you hear from my each Christmas. ued this tradition ever since, poo, personal care items, light we could all be facing Armageddon? critics; we’re still standing, and we’ll Over the past 10 years, Billie, making the trip in mid Novem- bulbs, batteries, dish soap and For all of the heat the current ad- stay standing, and when the economy founder of TIPI (Taking Indian ber, before the winter snows other like products – items that ministration has taken over the econo- rebounds, we’ll be stronger because People Inspiration) Ministries, blanket the area and make Billie said are not often able to my, I would have to say that they have of it! and her husband Jim have de- roads impassable. be included in the household acted boldly, and quickly to try and I am very encouraged by the light livered loads full of baby dolls, “After that first trip we re- budget. get a handle on this crisis; they have I do see at the end of the tunnel. I do cars, games and other toys to ceived a thank-you letter from Cash donations will be used reached across party lines, and across believe that the recent economic re- some of the poorest Indian res- the pastor there. He wrote that to purchase additional toys the globe, and achieved an unprec- covery programs that have been put ervations in the country. And for many of the children, those and bundles. All gifts must be edented unity among all of the leading into effect will go a long way to help stabilize the economy, and I further this year will be no exception. presents we brought were received by Nov. 15. economies to work together to try and believe that we’ll start to see notice- “When I started this min- the only gifts they had ever “A lot of people believe that revitalize the world economy; so much for the theory of a lame duck President. able changes by next spring. If there is istry, I envisioned being very received. We’ve since made only Indians can minister I would add; that this economic down a silver lining in all of this mess, it’s that evangelistic – teaching and many trips to Pine Ridge, as to other Indians, but if God turn started about two years ago, pur- fuel prices have dropped drastically preaching – and there has been well as Rosebud and Crow could use Paul, who was a Jew suant to the change in power in the and it looks like the American dollar some of that, but I also know Creek reservations, which are through and through, to minis- House and Senate, which collectively may be on its way back on top of other that faith works by love. also in South Dakota, and to ter to gentiles, he can certainly have a heck of a lot more control over foreign currency. When people are hungry and the Navaho reservation in New use a white woman to minis- economic policies than the Executive On a final note; I’m sure we’re all cold, it’s hard for them to trust. Mexico,” she said, adding that, ter to Native Americans,” she Branch. ready to put 2008 behind us, so I’d like So I began by visiting vari- in addition to the Christmas laughed. The Lake of the Ozarks economy to invite everyone out to ring in the ous reservations, taking food, runs, she and many other vol- Donations by check can be has traditionally been somewhat insu- New Year at our beautiful new Resort, clothing, school supplies and unteers have spent their va- made out to TIPI Ministries and lated from downward trends, but not for a fantastic New Years Eve celebra- tion! I hope to see you there! other necessities that had been cations building outhouses, mailed to PO Box 1203, Cam- this time; the Lake was unable to dodge donated to the ministry. I sin- winter-proofing trailer homes, denton, MO 65020. If you would the bullet of the 2008 recession. There Merlyn Vandervort cerely believed that if I couldn’t expanding churches and even like to donate and have some- have been four mitigating factors that Horny Toad Inc. magnified the impact of the recession show concern for their physi- doing a little preaching in be- one pick up your gift, call 573- Toad Cove Resort Properties, LLC on the lake economy. It started with cal condition, I had no right to tween. 873-3114. For more information Millennium Group of Companies the Blizzard of 06/07; which was just speak into their spiritual con- This November, they will about the ministry email Billie dition,” she said. again be blessing Pine Ridge at firstname.lastname@example.org. Page 38 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal Quickbooks Pro First National Bank announces training opportunity new branch location opening Attention area businesses & pany or companies in Quick- First National Bank announc- cated at the corner of Highway According to Mr. K. Clayton organizations! Training class- Books, establishing a Chart es the opening of a new full ser- 54 and Turner Parkway in Cam- Rogers, President/CEO of First es on the popular QuickBooks of Accounts, payroll and pay- vice facility in Camdenton. denton. Their other four facili- National Bank, “In building the Pro accounting software will roll liability procedures, and First National Bank has been ties include the main bank on new location we are proactively be offered by University of Mis- reporting capabilities of this serving the Lake Area for over Highway 5 North in Camden- responding to the new Camden- souri Extension over the next software. 100 years. The bank currently ton, the Osage Beach branch on ton by-pass. Not only will the couple of months. Due to the The Advanced level class will has four locations and plans to Highway 54, the Sunrise Beach new facility provide a bank loca- popularity of classes offered, focus on the expanded report- open their fifth in November, branch on Highway 5 North, tion east of the by-ass, it will also additional Introduction to and ing capabilities of QuickBooks, 2008. and the Lake Ozark branch on provide a convenient option for Advanced level classes have importing and exporting data The new location will be lo- Business 54 in Lake Ozark. our customers.” been scheduled. to Microsoft Excel, setting up Newcomers/Longtimers Calendar Class dates will be as fol- and tracking inventory, track- lows: ing job costs, and setting up Introduction to QuickBooks opening balances in equity ac- - November 18 OR - November 25 Advanced QuickBooks counts. Class size is limited and pre- registration is required. The Of Events – November 2008 - December 9 fee to attend the class is $89.00 November 3, 2008, 10:00 Lutheran Church, 1700 Bag- November 20, 2008: The Classes will run from 9:30 per person. To register or for a.m.: The Newcomers/Long- nell Dam Blvd., Lake Ozark. Newcomers/Longtimers Club a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and will be further information, contact timers Club will have a Com- Cost is $15 which includes will hold a Luncheon Meeting held at State Fair Community the Camden County University munity Committee meeting lunch prepared by Arrowhead at the Country Club Hotel on College – Lake Campus in the of Missouri Extension Center, at the Central Bank Main Garden Club and coffee or tea. Carol Road in Lake Ozark. So- lower-level of the Stonecrest phone: 573-346-2644; or reg- Branch in Osage Beach. The For information, call Char- cial Hour begins at 11:00 a.m.; Mall, Osage Beach. ister on-line at http://www. guest speaker will be Sarah lotte Perso at 317-0602. business meeting at 11:30 The Introductory level class missouribusiness.net/cgi-bin/ Bloom, Volunteer Coordina- November 9, 2008, 6:00 a.m.; and luncheon at noon, will focus on setting up a com- calendar/ tor of Community Hospices p.m.: The Newcomers/Long- followed by a presentation of of America. The committee is timers Club will have a social Community Pride Awards by or has been involved in vari- evening with spouses and the Community Committee. ous projects that interest or friends at The Bull Pen, 1493 There will be an opportunity inform the members of N/L. Hwy KK, Osage Beach. Social for holiday shopping at the For more information, please hour begins at 6:00 p.m. with Unique Boutique coordinated call Carlene Chubbuck at 374- dinner at 7:00 p.m. For more by Mary Lunsford and Carole 9281. information and reservations, Brouk. For information or November 6, 2008, 9:45 please call Donna Kircher at reservations, contact Lynda a.m.: The Newcomers/Long- 348-1645 or Terry Divine at Hartwick at 365-9985. timers Club will have Cards 302-4527 by Friday, October The Camdenton Area Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed El and Games at Christ the King 31. Caporal Mexican Restaurant as a new Chamber member. El Caporal is located at 323 E. Hwy 54 in Camdenton, and is open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week: Sunday – Thursday 11 AM – 9 PM, Friday and “Better than Best” awards presented Saturday 11 AM – 10 PM. Participating in the ribbon cutting were Ra- mon Hernandez, Owner [with scissors], El Caporal employees, Floren- tino Hernandez, Jose Aguirre, Alex Jimenez, Salvador Gareta and Jose to School of the Osage students Garcia; Bruce Mitchell, Camdenton Area Chamber of Commerce; Amy Bash’s criteria is not just Broker of Bobbi Bash Realty Hatfield, Doug Horman and Charli Allee, First National Bank; Tracy Bro- grades. It is based on improve- and has been in business 22 swell, Johna Stanfield, Chris McElyea, Jeff Welsh, Central Bank of Lake ment, attendance, attitude & years at the Lake. of the Ozarks; Laura Wright, Camdenton Police Chief; Steven Craig, City service. The students are se- The students named for the Administrator, Brenda Colter, Camdenton City Clerk and Mark Stom- lected by a committee of teach- “Better Than Best” awards are; baugh, City of Camdenton Assistant City Administrator. ers and Principal Tony Slack at School of the Osage. 1ST QUARTER School of the Osage JOB The students receive a 573-207-4091 framed certificate, $25 dollars, and Bobbi takes them to a Lake 6th Grade students selected are Jonathon Williams, Son of Johnah’s Outsourcing Business Ozark Rotary Luncheon so that Chully and Louise Williams they may get exposed to our “Your Virtual Partner In Business” community business leaders. and Taylor Davidson, Daughter of Cody and Conda Davidson. Bobbi was a school teacher 7th Graders selected are before her real estate career Courtney Howard Daughter of *Administrative Support *Bulk Mailings and feels education is the most For over 10 years Bobbi Bash, Thomas and Virginia Howard *Web Design *Word Processing important avenue for our chil- and Dylan Ash, Son of Mike a local realtor, has been pre- *QuickBooks *Desktop Publishing dren. Positive motivation and and Stephanie Bartlett . senting her “Better Than Best” exposure at this age level is very 8th Graders selected are www.jobvirtualassistant.com award. This award is given important. It is interesting how Matthew Rechenmacher, Son each quarter to 2 male students and 2 female students in the 7th many of “The Better than Best of Steve and Rebecca Rechen- “Virtual Assistant Means Not Having To Be students have also received the macher and Breanna Lindner, & 8th grade and this year Bobbi Physically Located In Your Office To Be Effective” Rotary scholarships their se- Daughter of Thomas and Ve- has added the 6th. Graders! nior year. Bobbi is the Owner/ ronica Lindner. Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal November, 2008 Page 39 Disadvantaged kids need our help by Nancy Hogland help this year, which will make or she hopes Santa will bring. on our list who ask for things available the day of the gift Fewer disadvantaged boys it doubly hard.” Each child will be assigned a like perfume, hair dryers and hand out. and girls assisted by the Sea- In order to make sure the or- code number and that num- even things like shampoo and “We don’t provide anything son of Sharing program will be ganization is helping the “need- ber, as well as the child’s in- conditioner.” for the adults, but we do want finding presents under their iest of the needy,” this year’s formation, will be transferred Shoppers are also asked to people to have warm coats. Christmas trees this year. applicants will be thoroughly to cards that will then be hung purchase Christmas gift wrap Those get sorted and hung and Chairman Danielle Kimmel, screened and will be required on Christmas trees in different and a roll of tape so the pack- when parents come in, if they who also heads up the Miller to show proof why they are un- businesses around Eldon. ages can be wrapped by mom need a coat, they can pick one County Child Advocacy Coun- able to provide Christmas gifts After the gifts are purchased, and dad at home. out. In the past, we’ve also had cil, said four major donors have for their children on their own, shoppers are asked to take the “One, that allows the par- movie rental places donate lots dropped out of the program she said, explaining acceptable gifts and the information card ents to be involved and two, of previously viewed movies; which has forced her to cut “proof” would be documented back to the business where they we found that most of the time we’ve had lots of books donated back on the number of families reasons why parents have been picked up the request. when the presents were already and other things. We set them she will be able to help. unable to find jobs or medical She said she then uses the wrapped, the parents were tak- up like a store and parents can “Last year, we were able to or other expenses that have donations to purchase warm ing them home and unwrap- then pick out a few extra things provide gifts for around 500 drained the family budget. coats and hats and socks and ping them to see what was in- for their children,” she said. children. This year we won’t be After the list is compiled, the underwear for the adopted side. I know I wouldn’t want to The Season of Sharing pro- able to handle more than 300. I rest of the applicants will be children. give my kids gifts and not know gram serves all of Miller County hate to do this, but unless more placed on a waiting list and any “I also make sure that the what was inside. This way par- as well as children who attend people come forward with cash assistance with Christmas gifts things the kids asked for are ents will see what they’re giving Eldon schools. Requests for as- donations, we don’t have any for children will be made avail- included. To me, that’s very their children and it also saves sistance will be taken begin- other choice,” she said. “In ad- able as it comes in. If additional important,” Kimmel said, add- us a lot of time.” ning Nov. 3. dition, some of the organiza- funds come in after Christmas, ing that she also uses donated The gifts will be bagged by For more information on the tions that used to provide items they will be used to help with funds to buy gifts for those chil- family and handed out two program, to request assistance, are now keeping what they’ve year-round emergency needs of dren not selected. “The older weeks prior to Christmas at the make a donation or to volunteer raised to help with their own children. kids are harder to get adopted. First Church of the Nazarene in to help with the program, call needs. Unfortunately while the Those selected to be part of Everyone wants to buy toys for Eldon. Kimmel at 573-392-4004. Dona- poor economy has resulted in the program will be asked to the little kids – and that’s good, Kimmel said she also takes tions by check should be made fewer groups being able to do- fill out a form for each child, because we always get lots of donations of gently worn coats out to Season of Sharing and nate, I’m afraid it will also result listing that child’s clothes and toddlers and babies – but we for men and women as well as mailed to P.O. Box 229, Eldon in even more people needing shoe sizes, needs and things he also have many older children gently used items that are made Missouri 65026. Page 40 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal November, 2008 Page 41 Glencove Marine joins 20 Group session Jan Donnelly and Sherry a round table and, after agreeing planning, and more. Jackson, owners of Glencove to confidentiality, compare “Our first 20 Group Marine and Brian Pecenka, their financial information in a session has already proved General Manager, attended common format. The members to be invaluable,” says Sherry a marine dealer 20 Group share their experiences and Jackson, co-owner of Glencove session at Bill’s Marine Service best practices in an effort to Marine. “It was very rewarding in Oakland, Maryland on help each other obtain a much to be part of a non-biased, September 15-18, 2008. higher level of professionalism objective forum with a high “We are continuously and profitability. degree of marine industry looking for ways to improve our After becoming members, knowledge. It helps us reaffirm sales and service at Glencove,” the individual dealerships take what we are doing correctly, says Jan Donnelly, co-owner of turns hosting the 20 Group but also showed us some Glencove Marine. “Although meeting, which convenes opportunity to improve – which our dealership maintains three times per year. The host is tremendously important to a high level of success, we dealer of each meeting receives all of us at Glencove.” The Lake West Chamber helped welcome Greenview Sew & Vac into owe it to our customers and a dealership evaluation by the 20 Groups are a statistically their new location in the new building on the west side of Kinnard employees to strive to be even group. During the evaluation, proven method of increasing Chiropractic, with a relocation ribbon cutting. Pictured are l to r: better,” she adds. members of the group both give the professionalism and Julianna Adams, Bud Kidder, owners Duane & Gertie Beede, Marlene 20 Groups, formed by David and receive ways to improve profitability of their members. Horning and June Hackathorn. Parker of Parker Business each others’ dealerships. Many The 20 Group experience can Planning, are gatherings of up topics are discussed, such be summed up with the saying to 20 non-competing marine as best practices, dealership “Each one puts in a little, dealer principals who sit around design, strategic profit everyone takes home a lot.” Glencove Marine attends 2008 Formula Dealer meeting LAKE OZARK - Glencove Representatives from Glen- Pictured in the photo, from Marine recently attended the cove attending the dealer left: Grant Porter of Formula 2008 Formula Dealer Meet- meeting include Jan Donnelly Boats, Jan Donnelly, Brian ing in Fort Myers, Florida. The - co-owner, Sherry Jackson – Pecenka, Sherry Jackson, dealer meeting included three co-owner, and Brian Pecenka and Wayne Porter of Formula days of boating and product - General Manager. Boats. testing of the Formula lineup, as well as workshops and meet- ings detailing 2009 model-year changes and future product development. The Lake Area Chamber of Commerce was on hand to help break Glencove Marine received ground for the new visual arts center that will be known as Art Xpres- multiple awards during the sions. The new 5,000 square foot center will be located on Cove Rd. in dealer meeting: Osage Beach, off Hwy 54 across from Osage Beach Premium Outlets. • Sales volume award which For details contact 573/480-4094 or visit www.artxpressions.org. Pic- recognized their outstanding tured from left to right along with Chamber Active Volunteer Ambassa- sales for the 2008 model year dors are: (1st row) Jace, Tre and Lana Kentner, Ryan Edward, (2nd row) • Award for the highest level Kevin Rucker, Savanah Kentner; Loretta Srch, Doris Dace, Julie Lentz, achievable in customer service Alyssa & Hayden Finely, Jackie Newton, (3rd Row) Cary Patterson, Jan- and was awarded Platinum sta- szen Ringo & Peter Haupt, Gabrielle Kentner. tus • Best Practice Award for ser- vice process • Second place national ranking in Formula Gear fash- ions and accessories sales. OFFICERS INSTALLED AT OZARK COAST KIWANIS. Melva Deane Lipsey, (right) Lieutenant Governor for the Mo-Ark (Missouri-Arkansas) Dis- trict of Kiwanis installs Aaron Spieler, Loan Relationship Manager of Commerce Bank as Club President of the Ozark Coast Kiwanis Club for the 2008-2009 year. Also installed as officers were David R. Creel , Vice President of marketing for Bank Star, as Club Vice President; Jen- nifer Hoose, Quality Control/Appraisal Analyst at Central Bank, as Club Treasurer; and Becky Panchot, Manager of Wally’s Refrigeration, as Club Secretary. Page 42 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal Area Information Lake West Chamber tourney held Lake West Chamber’s 24th website at www.lakewest- Painter & Todd Painter at 5.92 Annual Missouri Buddy Bass chamber.com lbs. Tournament was held the Paul Estel and Mike Kelsey Boat #1 2009 Certificate weekend of October 18 & 19 at won the championship with Sponsored by Lake West Cham- Deer Valley Park & Franky & 30.74 lbs. ber: Denny D’Aquila and Chris Louie’s. The anglers brought They are from Cheter IL. & D’Aquila in 224 fish for 568.01 lbs over Rocky Mount, MO Boat #13 2009 Certificate the weekend. This was the Mark Garner and Rodney Sponsored by Community Bank first year that the Tournament Nicholson came in second with of the Ozarks: Jina Quattrucci used a release boat provided by 25.89 lbs. and Stephen Hagar Bryant’s Osage Outdoor. The They both reside in Park For complete 2008 tourna- Chamber would like to thank Hills, MO ment results and pictures, visit all of the anglers and sponsors Roger Cook and Mike Hut- the Lake West Chamber web- for making this annual event ton were third with 24.21 lbs. site at www.lakewestcham- such as success. We look for- They are from Lebanon, MO ber.com and click on the Bass ward to seeing everyone next & Richland, MO Tournament logo. year. Information on the 2009 Overall Big Bass –Sponsored tournament is posted on our by Bank of Versailles was Bill Candidates Sought to Serve on University Bus a big hit at Parents as Teachers gathering. One of the families at of Missouri Extension Council The Camden County Uni- bers who represent the broad Roach), and the monthly parent gathering hosted by the Camdenton School Parents versity of Missouri Extension educational needs and back- • District 3 (Freedom, Hill as Teaches arrived in a very special vehicle - a fully restored 1959 Bris- Council is now accepting nom- grounds of people in the coun- House, Montreal, Stoutland, tol Lodekka double-decker bus. Realtor and proud dad Mac McNally inations from members of the ty. Council candidates must be and Toronto). thought the kids might get a kick out of the bus and he was correct. The public interested in serving at least 18 years old and reside The upcoming 2009 public bus fit right in with the event’s Mighty Machines theme. on the Council beginning in in the district they represent. election will occur during the The bus, which has been completely restored by Mac’s dad Pat McNally, March, 2009. Council members are elected third week of January. was a good lesson in other cultures and another time for the kids at- Council members assist in to serve a two-year term on the If you are interested in serv- tending the event. identifying, planning and mar- Extension Council. ing on the University of Mis- keting extension programs in The Camden County Exten- souri Extension Council, or to the county, providing local ex- sion Council will have posi- secure additional information tension governance, and serv- tions open in – about the election process ing as ambassadors of Univer- • District 1 (Horseshoe Bend, please contact Jackie Rasmus- sity of Missouri Extension. Osage Beach, Linn Creek, Cam- sen at the Camden County Every county in Missouri has denton, Sunrise Beach), Extension Center, Ph: 573-346- an Extension Council made up • District 2 (Climax Springs, 2644. Nominations are due by of elected and appointed mem- Greenview, Macks Creek, November 25, 2008. Columbia College Lake of the Ozarks new nursing program coordinator announced ties at Columbia College–Lake cational Nurse (LVN) program of the Ozarks. She manages ac- and assistant to their Associate tivities for the school of nursing Degree Nursing (AND) pro- and maintains all necessary gram. She has an additional documents to be in compli- 20 years of experience at four CENTRAL BANK RECEIVES SHRINER AWARD ance with the Missouri Board Texas hospitals, serving in The Central Bank of the Lake of the Ozarks was awarded a Gold Page of Nurse Examiners and other roles such as hospital supervi- from the St. Louis Shriners Hospital for Children. The Gold Page recog- regulatory groups. sor, ICU nurse and emergency nizes significant contributions to the Shriners Hospitals for support of “I love nursing and nursing room staff. its medical programs to help children with crippling diseases. Central education,” said Jernigan. “It Jernigan is a member of Sig- Bank of the Lake of the Ozarks will be inscribed in the Gold Book lo- has been my lifetime goal to ma Theta Tau, an international cated in the lobby of the St. Louis Hospital, as a permanent tribute to impact the future of nursing by nursing honor society. She also their generous contributions and support. being a positive role model for is an active volunteer for her Presenting the award to Central Bank were members of the Lake of new nurses. There is no better church. the Ozarks Shrine Club. The Shrine Club actively recruits and spon- way to touch the future of nurs- She received a master’s de- sors children in need of orthopedic, burn or other crippling diseases for ing than to give of your knowl- gree in nursing education from treatment at one of the twenty two Shrine Hospitals in the US. Since edge and time to tomorrow’s the University of Texas at Tyler 1959 the Club has sponsored 877 children for treatment at Shriners Georgia Jernigan has joined nurses.” in 2004. She also holds a bache- Hospitals, at no cost to the children or their families. According to Columbia College as the nurs- Jernigan previously served lor’s degree in nursing from the Roland Winters, the Club’s hospital chairman, “this is truly one of our ing program coordinator the as the coordinator for the Ker- University of Texas at Arlington, country’s great philanthropies and we are grateful to Central Bank for Lake of the Ozarks campus. In rville, Texas, distant nursing and two associate degrees—in their support.” addition to teaching responsi- program at San Antonio Col- nursing and in general educa- Pictured (L-R): Dr. David Kirchner – Past Rajah, Roland Winters – Past bilities, she is responsible for lege. Prior to that, she was an tion—from El Centro College Rajah & Hospital Chairman, Greg Gagnon – President & CEO Central the day-to-day supervision and instructor for the Austin Com- and Navarro College. Bank of Lake of the Ozarks, Ron Russell – Past Shriners President. coordination of nursing activi- munity College Licensed Vo- Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal November, 2008 Page 43 Caesar Salads Chateaubriand Bananas Foster s Cherries Jubilee Come and Experience our Tableside Service! Just a few miles down Horseshoe Bend Parkway. NEW MEMBERS AT KIWANIS Melva Deane Lipsey, (right) Lieutenant Governor for the Mo-Ark (Mis- souri-Arkansas) District of Kiwanis helped induct three new mem- Open Wednesday Dinner Served 5 to 10 p.m. bers into the Kiwanis Club of Ozark Coast recently. From left, are new Kiwanis members: Karen Hodson, Marketing Director at Porto thru Sunday Lounge Open at 4 p.m. Cima, Jeanne Garnier, Food Service Manager at Kona Foods and Matt Happy Hour 4 to 6 p.m. Novinger Kitchen Manager at Hy-Vee Supermarket. Not pictured, Ja- Our beautiful restaurant and Early Bird Discounts mie Leslie, Food and Beverage Manager of Toad Cove, Paul Faulconer magnificent lake views are of Rapid Signs, and Kathy Field, a teacher at School of the Osage. surpassed only by our fabulous food! From 5 to 6 p.m. DINING & SPIRITS for reservations call (573) 964-6448 in bittersweet place 4466 Horseshoe Bend Parkway • Four Seasons, MO 65049 John Caran, President of Lake Ozark Daybreak Rotary Club (right) pres- ents donation in the amount of $2,000.00 to Darrel Ashlock, direc- tor of Kids Harbour to aid in their mission of sheltering children from abuse. Lake Ozark Daybreak meets every Friday morning at 7:30 a.m, at Cornerstone Methodist Church in Osage Beach. For more information about Daybreak Rotary you may contact our membership chairman, AaronSpieler, 365-3552 or John Caran, 746-7873. Furniture Pictures Lamps Mirrors Accessories Floorcoverings Window Treatments Wallpapers Design Services (573) 348-4444 FALL FOLLIES CAR SHOW EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS Club President Joyce Ryerson accepts a check for $12,500 from Mike Faulconer, chairman of the Fall Follies car show held in September at the Hillbilly Fairgrounds. This fundraiser has been a major contributor Open Mon. - Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 3/10 Mile from Highway 54-42 Jct. to the Rotary’s Westlake Aquatic Center over the past three years. Pictured are Joyce Ryerson and Mike Faulconer. Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. On Highway 42 - Osage Beach Page 44 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal Arts therapy camp to receive a portion of profits from gourmet sampling event The Lake community can education have come together and national vineyards, while now boast its very own thera- to create this important, one- enjoying live jazz from Kan- peutic arts camp for children day camp which will be held sas City jazz pianist Candace who have suffered the loss of on Saturday, July 11, 2009 in Evans. During this three hour a loved one through death, di- the Exhibit Hall of The Lodge event, a live auction of local vorce or war. Art & Soul Arts of Four Seasons. A special per- artwork by Joseph Orr and Ja- Therapy Camp for Kids, Inc. is a cussion session will be hosted ree Duenke Donnelly will take newly-created non-profit camp by Trey Gray, a Nashville-based place with proceeds earmarked which focuses on art, music drummer currently touring for Art & Soul Arts Therapy and other fine arts activities with Brooks & Dunn. Gray for- Camp for Kids, Inc. to help children work through merly toured with both Faith Funding received from do- grief brought on by substantial Hill and Jewel. nations and from A Taste of loss. To kick-off funding efforts the Vine 2008 will be used to Julie Myers, representing Pregnancy Help Center, receives a donation Art & Soul Arts Therapy for Art & Soul Arts Therapy provide materials and music of $2,500.00 from John Caran, President of Lake Ozark Daybreak Ro- Camp for Kids, Inc. is an arts- Camp for Kids, a portion of the instruments, as well as train- tary Club. Each year, Daybreak Rotary works hard to raise thousands of based camp for children ages profits raised from the A Taste ing and required certifica- dollars to be given back to our local community by donating annually five through 15 and focuses on of the Vine 2008 gourmet sam- tions for volunteers. To find to charity organizations. Daybreak Rotary meets every Friday morning, painting, drawing, music and pling party, slated for Saturday, out more about Art & Soul 7:30 a.m., at Cornerstone Methodist Church in Osage Beach. Visitors other artistic activities specifi- November 22nd at The Lodge Arts Therapy Camp for Kids are expected and very welcome! For more information about member- cally designed around a cur- of Four Seasons will go to the or to purchase tickets for A ship you may contact Aaron Spieler, 573-365-3552 or John Caran, 573- riculum of understanding and camp. Tickets for A Taste of the Taste of the Vine 2008, please 746-7873. Rotary is fun too! Come join us to help our local community coping with grief. Vine 2008 are just $75 per per- visit the Art & Soul website at needs. Artists from the Lake area, son, and give guests a gourmet www.artscamp4kids.org or go along with professionals in the experience of the best food to www.atasteofthevine.org for field of social work, nursing and and wine pairings from local sponsorship information. Historic year for Bogeys and Beer charity golf tournament at Osage National The Lake of the Ozarks family. charities,” Carroll said. plays host to many charity golf “It was really neat, the List of 2008 Sponsors for tournament each year, but the whole room was just clapping 9th Annual Bogeys & Beer golfers in the 9th Annual Bo- the whole time,” Barrett said. Golf Tournament, Eagle Spon- geys & Beer Golf Tournament “I was surprised this year. sors: Missouri Eagle, Ron Hu- at Osage National made his- With the way the economy lett Automotive, L.O. Profile, tory through their actions off is and where people’s hearts Surdyke Yamaha, Benne Me- of the course. Organizers es- are--it’s just unbelievable,” dia, Viper Communications, timate that they raised $9,000 Carroll said. 107.9 Coyote, Topgun Trans- At a meeting, Camdenton Optimist Club Program Chairman Dale Wilk- for their selected charities, The restaurants also do- portation, Wachovia Securi- erson introduced Camdenton High School Principal Doctor Brian Henry. but were moved when all then nate some of the proceeds to ties, & Lake Printing. Dr. Henry reported about the operation of the nearly 1,400 student prize money winners gave the Kiwanis Christmas for Hole Sponsors: Patrick Ma- school and how programs of the school contribute to improving out- their winnings back to the Kids, and to the general schol- digan CBOLO Investor Servic- comes for students. 316 are expected to graduate next spring. Opti- tournament. arship funds at Camdenton es, Sticks N Stones, Shady Ga- mists meet at noon on Mondays at CJ’s Restaurant. “A lot of times, people give and School of the Osage High tors, Stewarts, We Are Bazaar, it back, but for everybody to Schools. A student at each Fechtal Beverage, Mike Heit- actually give it back--it makes school will receive a $1,000 man State Farm, Bulldog’s you feel good to live in a com- scholarship because of the Beach House, PMG, Marcus munity like that,” Dog Days golf tournament and silent Sykora State Farm, Papa Johns owner Mark Barrett said. auction. Pizza, Robert Carroll D.D.S., This year’s tournament put “We try to get somebody The Bread Bowl, OFFCO, Lake on by Dog Days and Pickled that maybe fell between the Regional Hospital, Dam Steel Pete’s was a benefit for two- cracks, somebody that works Supply, Kenny Brown, John month-old Brayden Harper, hard with a good heart, but Farrell Real Estate, Kelly’s who suffers from hydranen- may not qualify for financial Port, Stokes Dock Company, cephaly, an ultimately fatal assistance,” Carroll said. Stocker Construction, Ad- condition where cerebral spi- After a record-setting year, vantage Chemical, Woody’s, nal fluid fills the brain cavity Barrett, Carroll, and Pickled Arris Pizza, The City Grill & “Brayden Harper just hap- Pete’s co-owner Bryan Pe- Blue Room, Major Brands, pened to be the son of an em- terson are already making PFG Middendorf, Risky’s, Too ployee of ours, and when we plans for the 10th annual Bo- Risky Nite Club, J.J. Twiggs, found out about his illness, we geys & Beer Tournament, and Central Bank, & Birdies and had to do something,” Pickled say they plan to keep giving Tees. Camdenton Optimist Club Program Director Dale Wilkerson introduced Pete’s owner Jeff Carroll said, the money they raise to lo- For more information or Angela Fiene, Executive Director of Citizens Against Domestic Violence. “I have a two-year-old little cal causes at the Lake of the to plan your contribution to Ms. Fiene told of plans to build a new shelter for clients and of a ben- girl and I can’t imagine.” Ozarks. the 2009 Bogeys & Beer Golf efit brunch to be held at Lodge of the Four Seasons on October 14th at The golfers gave an ad- “It all goes to a great cause, Tournament, contact Pickled 11:00 AM. Optimists meet at CJ’s Restaurant on Mondays at noon. ditional $3,600 to the baby’s and it all goes back to the Pete’s. Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal November, 2008 Page 45 24 HOUR EMERGENCY WATER REMOVAL FULLY EQUIPPED PARAGON TRUCKS CERTIFIED RESTORATION a model of excellence • Reconstruction Pictured above, left to right are Dr. Joann Rutherford, Director of Tri- County YMCA of the Ozarks and John Caran, President of Lake Ozark • Water Extraction & Drying • Roof Replacement Daybreak Rotary Club. Daybreak Rotary presented Tri-County YMCA • Document Recovery • Packouts & Storage with a donation of $2,000.00 to aid in their efforts to continue op- eration and expansion of the YMCA project in Osage Beach. Each year • Sewage Cleanup • Contents Inventory & Cleaning Lake Ozark Daybreak Rotary raises thousand of dollars to be given back • Mold Remediation • Soft Goods Cleaning & Deodorization to our local community by donating annually to charity organizations. For more information you may contact John Caran at 573-746-7873, or • Emergency Board-up & Tarps • Smoke Odor Removal d Aaron Spieler, 573-365-3552. • Emergency Storm Repairs • Electronic Restoration • Consulting A 573-365-5780 INSURANCE CLAIMS SPECIALISTS PREFERRED BY ALL MAJOR INSURANCE COMPANIES www.paragonstl.com 24 HOUR EMERGENCY RESPONSE Allstate Lake Area Insurance recently celebrated joining the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting. For more information stop by the office at 3251 Bagnell Dam Blvd., in Lake Ozark or call 573/365-2597. Pictured along with Chamber Active Volunteer Ambas- sadors from left to right are: Renee Prody, Scott Lowery, Linnea Os- ment and Jackie Dains. The Lake West Chamber welcomed Mid Missouri Credit Union into their membership with a recent ribbon cutting. For more information, visit them online at www.midmocu.com. Stop by the Osage Beach Branch lo- cated at 5286 HWY 54 in Osage or call (573) 348-0444. Pictured at the ribbon cutting l to r are: Liz Neese, Miranda Eidson, Jason Mills, Debra Anderson, Gary Thomas, Lora Gaines, Russ Dixon and Tracy McCord. Page 46 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal “Known for our quality, appreciated for our service.” Creating kitchens and baths of enduring quality and timeless beauty... We provide cabinets, appliances and plumbing fixtures in many styles and price ranges to suit your discriminating taste. Everything you need is in one beautiful showroom. 5211 Highway 54 Newcomers/Longtimers Community Chair Carlene Chubbuck presented a check to Sharon Cogdill of Waste Watchers during their October lun- Osage Beach cheon meeting. Waste Watchers is an all volunteer group that accepts recyclables at their drop-off site located on Valley Road in Lake Ozark. They recycle plastic, tin and steel food cans, papers, glass and alumi- num beverage cans, which they sell to maintain expenses. Their hours 552-0138 of operation are Wednesdays from 10 am to 4 pm and Saturdays from 9 am to 12 noon. Before coming to the site, people are asked to prepare their items properly. Information can be found on their web site at 866-357-5043 www.recyclewastewatchers.com, where customers can also sign up for notification of closing dates for holidays and inclement weather and to receive monthly newsletters, announcements, etc. Those without in- ternet service may call Sharon at 365-4323 any day except Wednesday or Saturday, or check the bulletin board at the gate. Pictured L-R: Carlene Chubbuck and Sharon Cogdill Kitchens, Baths and Appliances AUTO Newcomers/ Longtimers (N/L) members and interested potential mem- HOME bers enjoyed a tea hosted by N/L in a beautiful and unique Lake Ozark home. On Thursday, September 18 from 2-4 p.m., over 150 new and Linnea C. Osment Agency Owner BUSINESS long-time residents of the lake area attended the open house and were greeted by N/L President Brenda Love and Hostess/Homeowner Peg LIFE Griswold. Past presidents served tea, homemade cookies and mints as Allstate Insurance Company others shared information about N/L’s special activities for the mem- 3251 Bagnell Dam, Suite B bership such as cards and games, dining out, book clubs, community committee, antiquing, tennis, jewelry-making and destination travel. Lake Ozark, MO 65049 For information about becoming a member, call Janet Bartels at 573- Phone 573-365-2597 374-8999 or Linda Taylor at 573-365-5594, or visit our website at www. newcomerslongtimers.com. Fax 573-365-2769 Pictured above from L-R are: Brenda Love, President, and Past Presi- email@example.com 24-Hour Customer Service dents Sharon Spencer, Carole Olivarri, Tamhra Latshaw, Miriam Tyrcha, Norma Williams, Lee Bryant, Sandra Brouilette and Louise Anderson. Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal November, 2008 Page 47 ITEMS FOR SALE: $199,900. Tell me you needs - bring RETAIL/OFFICE SpACE FOR 3053768 Priced @ $249,500.00. Call Village. Covered slips available in Vil- HISTORIC CAROUSEL INTL. all offers. Call Bruce Adams & Associ- LEASE AT STOpLIGHT - approxi- Terry Mathena with Bobbi Bash Realty lages Marina, additional amenities COIN OpERATEd RIdES for sale. ates-RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks (573) mately 1940 sq. ft. in prime location 573-365-2622. included. MLS# 3041700 $50,000. Working condition. Extra parts and 302-3630. www.Adams-Commercial. near intersection of the future Hwy Gattermeir-Elliott 573-365-SOLD. TURNKEY VILLAGES LF ESTATE, keys included. $500-$1000 obo. Lo- com. 54 bypass. Palisades Village Shopping www.yourlake.com See Virtual Tour! 319 Woodhaven cal delivery. 573-280-9939 Center at 54 & KK. Please call Tina FOR SALE: CAR WASH: Operat- Lane, The Villages Turnkey 5400 SF, REAL ESTATE COMMERCIAL Carr at 573.348.1758 Ext. 1. FOR SALE USEd & slightly dam- ing 2-Bay Carwash on busy Hwy 54 5BR/6BA lodge style home, solid LOTS aged office furniture at 50%-70% location in Macks Creek w/ 100 ft REAL ESTATE CONdOMINIUMS oak flooring, gourmet kitchen, media COMMERCIAL BLdG & SALES off retail. Osage Office Products 573- hwy frontage on 2+ acres. Great hwy zoned audio system, Pool w deluxe en- LF & Golf course Condo! Unit 1C LOT IN SUNRISE BEACH. 9,000 348-1440 Hwy. 54 -24 Osage Beach. visibility, fully equipped and in great Old Kinderhook Condo, Camdenton, tertainment area & outdoor fireplace. sqft commercial building on busy USEd COpIERS - color printers In condition. Great income opportunity Gorgeous street level walk-in 1100 Dock w/cruiser slip, 3 runabout slips, hwy 5 frontage could serve a variety House Leasing and Service - Osage with minimal time and investment re- SF, 2BR/2BA unit w/BIG Niangua Arm PWC slips, tiki bar, patio area, sun/ of uses- or use what you need and Office Products 573-348-1440 Hwy. quirements. $99,900 MLS 3053904. view. Includes a 12x28 slip, Steel and swim deck. High end furnishings in- divide/rent-out the rest, heat/ac, big 54-24 Osage Beach. Bruce Adams & Associates-RE/MAX concrete construction, mostly fur- cluded. MLS# 3054779 $2,700,000. showroom, OH door. Large paved Lake of the Ozarks (573) 302-3630. nished, granite counter tops, screened Gattermeir-Elliott 573-365-SOLD. REAL ESTATE COMMERCIAL sales lot. $649,900. MLS #3046164. www.Adams-Commercial.com. porch, and more-all in a small com- www.yourlake.com Bruce Adams (573) 216-4690. Ad- COMMERCIAL BUILdINGS Cen- FOR SALE: GRAVOIS MILLS plex of just 15 units. MLS#3045837 REAL ESTATE LOTS ams & Associates-RE/MAX Lake of tral Location. Just off Hwy 42 in Kai- COMMERCIAL Highly visible busy $224,500. Gattermeir-Elliott 573- the Ozarks (573) 302-3630. www. ser, turn North 100 yards on Britton LANd FOR SALE 20 acres 675 Hwy 5 location at the northern gate- 365-SOLD. www.yourlake.com Adams-Commercial.com. Road to see all four. 3 Brand new fully feet Highway 5 frontage located in way to the lake. 1,200 sqft building REAL ESTATE HOMES insulated, heated and cooled, metal Greenview Highway 5 & 7. 9 miles FLAT! COMMERCIAL LOTS HWY + 16X24 out-bldg. Retail sporting buildings. Two of the buildings are FOR SALE: GREAT LAKEFRONT north of Camdenton. $199,000 573- 5, GREENVIEW Utilities, graded/ goods biz & inv also available. Large 3600 sq ft and the other is 4000 sq INVESTMENT: 7-BR, 5-BA home 346-7169 build-ready. Great location, 377 ft parking/sales lot great for boat, RV, ft. All buildings have concrete entry w/ 2 kitchens, garage. Large 2-acre LOT 10 IMpERIAL pOINT, Four Hwy 5 rd frnt. +/- 3 acres. Perfect for PWC etc sales. MLS 3054726. Bruce and parking. Also available next door w/ gentle slope to 400 ft of lake-front, Seasons, 70` lakefront `A` lot, lays strip center, hotel or any large com- Adams & Associates-RE/MAX Lake of is 1.3 acres with 3bedroom manu- cove location with huge main chan- beautifully, 70x150x98x143, in the plex. Owners will consider subdivid- the Ozarks (573) 302-3630. www. factured home, along with a 4800 sq nel view at 33MM near Captain Ron’s. Imperial Point Subdivision. Includes ing or pad site for anchor tenant. Tell Adams-Commercial.com. ft metal building with 14x18 doors. Two docks with two boat slips & pri- all Four Seasons amenities. MLS# me what you need. $389,900. MLS# Large enough for RV or Cruiser stor- FOR SALE: RETAIL/OFFICE vate ramp. This would make an out- 3040348. Also approx 6 acres avail- 3050204 $30,000. Gattermeir-Elliott age and turn around. Call Randy Win- STRIp CENTER Laurie Landing. standing investment. MLS 3050035. able adjacent to this location with util- 573-365-SOLD. www.yourlake.com burn with Bobbi Bash Realty for addi- Great location in Corporate Woods $699,900. Bruce Adams & Associ- ities $119,900 MLS#3040351. Bruce tional info and to schedule a showing. business center. 5 units/totaling pORTO CIMA LAKEFRONT LOT. Adams & Associates-RE/MAX Lake of ates-RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks (573) 573-362-2622. 7250 sq. ft. quality construction, great Beautiful and gentle waterfront the Ozarks (573) 302-3630. www. 302-3630. www.Adams-Commercial. parking, front & back access. Low homesite located in a wide, protective Adams-Commercial.com. FOR SALE: BAGNEL dAM BLVd com. maintenance. Good tenants in place. cove. This very buildable lot with an Commercial Building. Great Visibility. GREAT WATERFRONT LOCA- incredible view and has been reduced FOR SALE: SO. HYW 5 CAM- $495,000. MLS # 3040358. Adja- Room for Expansion, Year-Round View TION off of Horseshoe Bend. Beauti- to $290,000.00. Please call Bobbi @ dENTON COMMERCIAL LOT. cent lots also available for expansion. of Lake, Mostly Rented. MLS 3054787 ful home loated in quiet cove featur- Bobbi Bash Realty for additional info. 500 ft of hwy busy S. Hwy 5 rd frt, 2+ Also 1250 sqft space available for $999,000. Christy Hofstetter, Adams ing 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. Nice 573-365-2622. acres, level, city water/sewer. Great lease. Bruce Adams & Associates-RE/ & Associates-RE/MAX Lake of the eat in kitchen, lakeside screened build site for retail, office, storage, MAX Lake of the Ozarks (573) 302- VILLAGES LAKE VIEW LOT! 168 Ozarks (573) 302-3640. www.Ad- in porch, with large lakeside decks. etc. Owner financing or lease pos- 3630. www.Adams-Commercial.com. Forestridge Village, The Villages, Gen- ams-Commercial.com. This home offers 3400 sq ft of living sible. $219,900 MLS 3054736. 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MLS# Page 48 November, 2008 Lake of the Ozarks Business Journal End of the season brings huge economic impact by Monica Vincent their first hosting of this annual event at the Lake is that it ed, “The final event of our racing With hosting costs topping With the Lake area economy event, Duggan was deservedly is widespread and it provides season is a double points race, $500,000, the race commit- largely driven by our summer proud of the $43,000 the event a place for everyone! This is a so it’s a competitor’s chance to tee actively seeks sponsorship seasonal business, events that raised with over 50,000 specta- Motorcycle Enthusiast Event. make a big jump in the point throughout the year with vari- take place at the end of that tors present. No matter what you ride you standings.” Racers run up to ous levels available from $1,000 time-frame and extend into According to Divincen of the can join the crowd.” sixteen laps depending on their to $100,000. Contact Lisa Lar- the shoulder season are argu- TCLA, the economic impact of Jim Divincen, Executive Di- boat class as they compete for sen at 573-365-5577 or lisa@ ably imperative in shaping the this year’s Shootout was a solid rector of the Tri-County Lodg- the race which determines the toadcove.com financial impact of our tourist $2.5 to $3.5 million. He bases ing Association states that this season’s champions. Said Vandervort, “Atten- season. that on a multiplier applied to year’s local economic impact of The OSS Pro-Am Series was dance for this year’s OSS was Said Jim Divincen, Admin- 2000 to 2500 boats per day with the Bikefest $1 to $1.2 million. launched at the Nationals and phenomenal. We have a con- istrator for Lake of the Ozarks 5 to 6 people per boat for a total That number is down from sponsored in part by locally tract to do it again next year, Tri-County Lodging Associa- of up to 15,000 to 20,000 spec- 2007’s estimate of $2 million based RPM offshore racing but we are going to need more tion. (TCLA) “The Tri County tators per day with softer num- 15 thousand. Last year saw ap- magazine owners, Robert Rich- sponsors to keep it going. It’s an Lodging Board of Directors bers on Sunday. proximately 10,500 participants ards and Amanda Hall. exorbitant amount of money to is very pleased to financially Mike Shepherd, General with 9,100 coming from outside For more familiarity with stage a national championship support these types of special Manager of Captain Ron’s said, a 100 mile radius and 600 from the race itself and the types of race to the expected level. That events and festivals during “We had approximately 300 inside a 50 mile radius. Num- boats involved visit www.off- being said, I’m confident that our shoulder season business volunteers from the lakewide bers were down this year due in shoresuperseries.com. Inter- we will be doing it again. It’s a cycles. One of our missions is community this year who pro- large part to the forecast of rain ested spectators can also visit wonderful event and I want to to help start up special events vided us with wonderful sup- that kept people away and liter- www.toadcove.com for thank all the volunteers and the and festivals to create reasons port, and we’ve been given the ally put a damper on those who more information. amazing sponsors we did have. for more visitors to come to the go-ahead by the Water Patrol to did attend. Divincen of TCLA and a sub- We deeply appreciate them. It Lake of the Ozarks. Two perfect continue to host this incredible The 2009 BikeFest is already stantial financial partner for brings a lot of recognition to examples of this are the Off- event next year. They were very in the works and there will be the OSS event, reported that the Lake and the community.” shore Super Series and the Lake pleased with how everything planned rides to the Lake from 2007’s OSS race was one of the Continues Vandervort, of the Ozarks BikeFest. We’d turned out.” all over the country. Contact top two on-water events, gen- “2008 was a down year, but we like to thank everyone involved Going into the shoulder sea- the Motorcycle dealer in your erating approximately $4.89 look forward to coming out of in making both of these events son, September 11th through town to plan your group ride. million dollars of economic the recession the second quar- well-received and successful.” the 14th, saw the second an- For additional group ride as- impact in the Lake commu- ter of 2009. Between that and Although the BikeFest and nual Lake of the Ozarks BikeF- sistance and planning, email nity. According to Divincen, falling gas prices, 2009 should the OSS, which both take place est event. Organizers look for Info@LakeoftheOzarksBikef- $2.8 million of that came from be a much stronger year at the in September, have made a this to be a huge annual event est.com or use their Message attendees outside the 100 mile Lake. Let’s everybody pray for huge impact in only their sec- and plan it to fit nicely into oth- board to meet others for the radius and that 2008’s numbers sunshine this spring. The rain ond year of business, the trend er major national biking event ride in. are equal or higher. we had last year was definitely begins with the Lake of the schedules. Go to www.lakeoftheozarks- Merlyn Vandervort, promot- salt to the wound.” Ozarks Shootout - now in their Lots of events happen all bikefest.com or www.fullthrot- er of the Horny Toad Offshore And in another positive twist 20th year of operation. over the lake area with some- tlemidwest.com for more in- Super Series National Cham- for the Lake area, The Resort Held this year on August 21st thing for everyone. Attendees formation on next year’s ride. A pionships, said “The Shootout and Yacht Club at Toad Cove through the 24th at the 32 mile can expect to see award win- percentage of all net proceeds has consistently been an amaz- has just received a national flag marker and hosted by Ron Dug- ning bike builders and a bike go to the Tri-County YMCA. ing race and promotion for the for luxury independent hotels. gan of Captain Ron’s Bar and show, many scenic rides and Rounding out the tri-fecta of lake area. With the races only They have been approved as a Grill, the Shootout is one of the great poker runs, biker specials big economic impact shoulder six weeks apart, ideally, we’d member of the Preferred Hotel largest unsanctioned boating and contests, including great season events was the second like to see both events grow off Group, joining over 600 of the events in the country in which concerts and regional touring annual Horny Toad Offshore each other. Lake of the Ozarks finest independent luxury ho- both professional and amateur acts at many of the bars around Super Series National Champi- will be a major center for world- tels in the world including such racers compete for the fastest the lake. onships boat racing on wide notables as Chase Park Plaza speed in their class. Continues Don Kleinhans of September 24th through the powerboat racing and will in St. Louis, Big Cedar Lodge Monies raised from this Full Throttle Midwest Maga- 28th. This year’s event saw ap- really put us on the map.” in Branson and Atlantis in the event go to support the Lake zine, “Lake of the Ozarks BikeF- proximately 50,000 spectators Vandervort has negotiated an Bahamas. This is the first such area fire districts and other est welcomes ALL makes and - up from approximately 40,000 indefinite right to renew the na- designation for the Lake of the charitable organizations. With models to the event. One of the last year. tional race host spot year after Ozarks. only nine months to prepare for cool things about the OSS president Ron Polli stat- year with first right-of-refusal.
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