This Week Around Pulaski County USA!

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Events for the week of April 28, 2014-May 4, 2014

May 2 & 3- “Murder Rides Again”
What: Mystery dinner theatre
Where: Southern Spice Cafe, Saint Robert
When: Doors open at 6 pm, dinner show begins at 6:30 pm
Cost: $35
Contact: Southern Spice Cafe-573.336.2058

"Murder Rides Again" Mystery Dinner Theatre takes place at Southern Spice Cafe in Saint Robert, MO May 2nd & 3rd.

“Murder Rides Again” Mystery Dinner Theatre takes place at Southern Spice Cafe in Saint Robert, MO May 2nd & 3rd.

May 2- CXMMA Presents Genesis
What: Live mixed martial arts event
Where: 151 Nightclub, Saint Robert
When: Doors open at 6 pm
Cost: $25 general admission
Contact: Combate Xtreme MMA (Enrique)-573.451.2116

"Genesis"- a live mixed martial arts event happens May 2 at 151 Nightclub in Saint Robert, MO.

“Genesis”- a live mixed martial arts event happens May 2 at 151 Nightclub in Saint Robert, MO.

May 2- Kricket Alley LIVE In Concert
What: Mid-Missouri’s favorite party band takes the stage in a fundraiser concert for Waynesville’s Special Needs Playground
Where: VFW Post 3168, Laquey
When: Doors open at 5 pm, concert begins at 8 pm
Cost: Small cover, call for details
Contact: VFW Post 3168- 573.855.6022

Kricket Alley headlines the festivities at VFW Post 3168 May 2 to raise money for Waynesville's Special Needs Playground.

Kricket Alley headlines the festivities at VFW Post 3168 May 2 to raise money for Waynesville’s Special Needs Playground.

May 3- Pulaski County Farmer’s Market
What: Farmer’s Market
Where: Waynesville City Park
When: 8 am until Noon
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Bruce Main- 573.842.9079

Pulaski County Farmers Market moves to their summer location, in Waynesville City Park, this weekend.

Pulaski County Farmers Market moves to their summer location, in Waynesville City Park, this weekend.

May 3- All Patriot Run
What: Poker run
Where: VFW Post 3168, Laquey
When: Registration begins at 8:30 am, first bike out at 9:30, last bike out at 11:30 am, last bike in at 1 pm.
Cost: First hand $15, additional hands $10
Contact: Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Missouri Chapter 4-11 (Stacy Ball)- 573.855.7331

The 1st Annual All Patriot Run revs up this Saturday at VFW Post 3168.

The 1st Annual All Patriot Run revs up this Saturday at VFW Post 3168.

May 3-“Support The Sports” 5K Walk/Run
What: 5K to benefit Saint Robert-Waynesville Youth Sports Program
Where: St. Robert Community Center
When: 9 am
Cost: $20
Contact: City of Saint Robert Parks & Recreation (Kerry Rayford)- 573.451.2625

Strap on your kicks! Support The Sports 5K is this Saturday at Saint Robert Community Center.

Strap on your kicks! Support The Sports 5K is this Saturday at Saint Robert Community Center.

May 3- Virtuous Women’s Expo
What: The 2nd Annual Virtuous Women’s Expo combines shopping, beauty, wellness, health, fitness, kids & baby, food, entertainment, and more JUST FOR HER.
Where: ARK Community & Sports Center, Buckhorn
When: 9 am – 12 pm
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: ARK Community & Sports Center- 573.337.9128

Spend the morning with your best girlfriends at the Virtuous Women's Expo in Waynesville May 3rd.

Spend the morning with your best girlfriends at the Virtuous Women’s Expo in Waynesville May 3rd.

May 3- 1903 Courthouse Museum Open
What: Historic courthouse on Route 66. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Where: On The Square, Waynesville
When: 10 am until 4 pm
Cost: FREE admission, donations accepted
Contact: Pulaski County Museum & Historical Society (Denise Seevers)-573.855.3644

The 1903 Courthouse Museum and the Old Stagecoach Stop Museum, on the Square, in downtown Waynesvile, are local and tourism favorites in Pulaski County, MO.

The 1903 Courthouse Museum and the Old Stagecoach Stop Museum, on the Square, in downtown Waynesvile, are local and tourism favorites in Pulaski County, MO.

May 3- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum
What: Pulaski County’s oldest building has served as a private residence, a stagecoach stop, a Civil War hospital, and a hotel on Historic Route 66. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Where: On The Square, Waynesville
When: 10 am until 4 pm
Cost: FREE admission, donations accepted
Contact: Old Stagecoach Stop Foundation (Jan Primas)- 573.435.6766

May 3- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House
What: Supervised paranormal investigation of one of Waynesville’s oldest homes.
Where: 405 North Street, Waynesville
When: Call for start time
Cost: $20 per person, reservations required
Contact: Crocker’s Optimistic Paranormal Society (Dawnmarie Cecora)- 573.528.2149

An evening you won't soon forget- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House in Waynesville, Missouri!

An evening you won’t soon forget- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House in Waynesville, Missouri!

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Pulaski County Unveils Billboard Designs

Pulaski County Tourism Bureau unveiled five new billboard designs the week of April 21, 2014. The new designs include the Pulaski County USA logo, Visitors Center location information, and each design highlights a Pulaski County feature that will interest, and attract, visitors to exit the highway and spend time in our communities. They are located along Missouri Interstate 44 and are visible to both east bound and west bound traffic.

Route 66 Billboard
Route 66– has been speaking to travelers and those with wanderlust since 1926. Pulaski County has 33 miles of Route 66 to travel. Pristine segments of alignments from the 20’s, 30’s, and 40’s -some with the original curbing- still entice motorists today . Plenty of adventure still awaits those who chose to get their kicks on our Route 66!

Lodging Billboard
Lodging- Pulaski County is centrally located on Interstate 44 and is the midway point between the Illinois State Line and the Oklahoma State Line. Offering more than 1,700 hotel rooms the area is sure to have clean, comfortable lodging for every travelers needs and budget.

Dining Billboard
Dining- Pulaski County is a beacon for the hungry traveler and adventurer. More than 40 options offer German, Greek / Italian, Mexican, Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Thai, & American table service restaurants. Even the pickiest of eaters walk away stuffed after stopping in our area for a bite.

Antique Trail Billboard
Antique Trail- The tourism bureau has developed an Antique Trail that winds its way through our scenic Ozark Mountains. The trail is self guided and able to be traveled, and shopped, at your leisure. A free brochure with map and points of interest is available at the Visitors Center, north off Exit 161.

Canoe on the Rivers Billboard
Canoe on the Rivers- Pulaski County’s gentle rivers, the Gasconade and the Big Piney, are a destination for families looking to spend quality time in the great outdoors. Our friendly outfitters will ensure that your float trip is enjoyable and memorable!

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Karen Hood Recognized as Community Supporter of the Quarter

FORT LEONARD WOOD, MISSOURI- Karen Hood, CTIS, Marketing Relations Manager of Pulaski County Tourism Bureau & Visitors Center has been recognized as Community Supporter of the Quarter by United States Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence. In an Appreciation of Excellence Award Ceremony held at Baker Theater, April 22, 2014, Ms. Hood was presented a Certificate of Appreciation by Commanding General Leslie C. Smith and Command Sergeant Major Terrence Murphy. Ms. Hood was selected for this honor due to “her tremendous support she has provided and continues to provide to our service members and their Families. As the Pulaski County Tourism Bureau and Visitors Center Marketing Relations manager, Karen has made Fort Leonard Wood a tourist destination and in the process, helped tell the Army story to countless visitors. From the countless reunion tours she coordinates, to the events and activities she helps facilitate, her work on behalf of the Fort Leonard Wood community and Pulaski County is truly exceptional.”

United States Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Commanding General Leslie C. Smith,  and Command Sergeant Major Terrence Murphy present Karen Hood, Pulaski County Tourism Bureau with Certificate of Appreciation for Community Supporter of the Quarter. Photo by M. Curtis.

United States Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Commanding General Leslie C. Smith, and Command Sergeant Major Terrence Murphy present Karen Hood, Pulaski County Tourism Bureau with Certificate of Appreciation for Community Supporter of the Quarter. Photo by M. Curtis.

Ms. Hood has been working with group travel planners and military reunion coordinators on behalf of Pulaski County Tourism Bureau since 2008. In 2011 Hood completed the American Bus Association’s Certified Travel Industry Specialist Program through Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

Upon receiving the Community Supporter of the Quarter she commented “I am very proud, and honored to receive this recognition. I work with United States Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence on a regular basis, and together, we ensure that motor coach tours and military reunions visiting Pulaski County, Missouri have an excellent experience at Fort Leonard Wood. Many tour operators and coordinators have remarked their experiences here have exceeded their expectations and they were blown away by our county’s hospitality and friendliness. I love being the ‘boots on the ground’ for these folks and looking forward to facilitating many, many more military reunions for our country’s greatest asset- our veterans.”

The quarterly event is intended to reward those who support the principles of the Army Values through outstanding achievements, volunteerism, acts of selfless service, initiative and creativity. It also recognizes the surrounding communities that support the post.

This Week Around Pulaski County USA!

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Events for the week of April 21, 2014-April 27, 2014

April 24- Chamber Four Person Scramble Golf Tournament
What: Golf Tournament
Where: Piney Valley Golf Course, Fort Leonard Wood
When: 9 am check-in, 10 am Shotgun start
Cost: $50 per person entry fee
Contact- Waynesville-St. Robert Chamber of Commerce- 573.336.5121

Chamber Four Person Scramble Golf Tournament flyer

Chamber Four Person Scramble Golf Tournament flyer

April 26- Key Club Scramble
What: Three person scramble
Where: Oak Hills Country Club, Dixon
When: 8 am Tee time
Cost: $40 per person
Contact: Kiwanis Club of Pulaski County (Tim Berrier)- 573.774.3001

Key Club Scramble Flyer

Key Club Scramble Flyer

April 26- Pulaski County Farmer’s Market
What: Farmer’s Market
Where: Downtown Waynesville
When: 8 am until Noon
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Bruce Main- 573.842.9079

Pulaski County Farmers Market is held year round in Waynesville, MO.

Pulaski County Farmers Market is held year round in Waynesville, MO.

April 26- “Finding The Pieces” Autism Support Run
What: All vehicle poker run
Where: Waynesville City Park
When: Registration begins at 9 am, ride begins at 10 am, all cards turned in by 3 pm.
Cost: $15 per hand, $20 for doubles
Contact: The Crest Magazine (Andrew)- 417.536.0469

"Finding The Pieces" Autism Support Run flyer

“Finding The Pieces” Autism Support Run flyer

April 26-Mountain Man/Blackpowder Fun Day
What: Experience life in pre-1840’s fur trade and mountain man encampment
Where: Kickapoo Trace Muzzleloaders Club, 16490 Cracklin Drive, Dixon
When: Opens at 10 am
Cost: FREE
Contact: Kickapoo Trace Muzzleloaders Club (Earl Ellegood)- 573.855.0984

Mountain Man/Blackpowder Fun Day flyer

Mountain Man/Blackpowder Fun Day flyer

April 26- Don “Coach” Nelson Memorial Scholarship Fund 5K Walk/Run
What: 5K
Where: Roubidoux Park, Olive Street, Waynesville
When: Starting at 10 am
Cost: Donations accepted
Contact: Cheryl Nelson- 913.915.9392

Don "Coach" Nelson Memorial Scholarship Fund 5K Walk/Run flyer

Don “Coach” Nelson Memorial Scholarship Fund 5K Walk/Run flyer

April 26- 1903 Courthouse Museum Open
What: Historic courthouse on Route 66. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Where: On The Square, Waynesville
When: 10 am until 4 pm
Cost: FREE admission, donations accepted
Contact: Pulaski County Museum & Historical Society (Denise Seevers)-573.855.3644

The 1903 Courthouse Museum and the Old Stagecoach Stop Museum, on the Square, in downtown Waynesvile, are local and tourism favorites in Pulaski County, MO.

The 1903 Courthouse Museum and the Old Stagecoach Stop Museum, on the Square, in downtown Waynesvile, are local and tourism favorites in Pulaski County, MO.

April 26- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum
What: Pulaski County’s oldest building has served as a private residence, a stagecoach stop, a Civil War hospital, and a hotel on Historic Route 66. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Where: On The Square, Waynesville
When: 10 am until 4 pm
Cost: FREE admission, donations accepted
Contact: Old Stagecoach Stop Foundation (Jan Primas)- 573.435.6766

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Four Things That You Do Not Want To Miss During May In Pulaski County USA!

If you miss any of these, your friends will poke fun at you around the water cooler Monday morning.

1. CXMMA Presents Genesis Live Mixed Martial Arts Event
Date: Friday May 2nd
Time: Doors open at 6 pm
Where: 151 Nightclub, 819 Highway Z, Saint Robert
Cost: $25 General Admission
Contact: Combate Xtreme MMA (Enrique)-573.451.2116

Do Not Miss Because: Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting. But Friday night is even better.

CXMMA Presents Genesis Live Mixed Martial Arts Event flyer.

CXMMA Presents Genesis Live Mixed Martial Arts Event flyer.

2. 1st Annual All Patriot Run
Date: Saturday May 3
Time: Registration starts at 8:30 am, First bike out at 9:30 am, Last bike out at 11:30 am
Where: V.F.W. Post 3168, 26050 Swindell Road , Richland
Cost: $15 per hand, additional hands $10
Contact: Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Missouri Chapter 4-11 (Stacy Ball)- 573.855.7331

Do Not Miss Because: Motorcycles, Poker, Veterans! Our favorite trifecta!

1st Annual All Patriot Run flier.

1st Annual All Patriot Run flier.

3. Mid America Freedom Rally XXVI
Date: Friday May 23 through Monday May 26
Time: Gates open at Noon May 23
Where: Pulaski County-Ft. Leonard Wood Shrine Club, Buckhorn
Cost: MRO members $25, Non members $30 for weekend admission
Contact: Freedom Of The Road Riders (Bob Hawkins)- 660.694.3589

Do Not Miss Because: 3 days of live bands and the bike events/shows make this festival amazing. Rolling Thunder makes this festival amazingly awesome!

Mid America Freedom Rally XXVI flyer.

Mid America Freedom Rally XXVI flyer.

4. M.A.D. Cardinal 5K Fun Run/Walk
Dates: Saturday May 31
Times: Registration begins at 7 am, Race starts at 8:30 am
Where: Waynesville City Park
Cost: Before May 16th $15, after May 16th $20
Contact: Mid Missouri Credit Union (Brittani)- 573.329.3151 x8847

Do Not Miss Because: This 5K is more fun than playing Angry Birds!

M.A.D. Cardinal 5K Fun Run/Walk

M.A.D. Cardinal 5K Fun Run/Walk flyer

This Week Around Pulaski County USA!

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Events for the week of April 14, 2014-April 20, 2014

April 19- Pulaski County Farmer’s Market
What: Farmer’s Market
Where: Downtown Waynesville
When: 8 am until Noon
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Bruce Main- 573.842.9079

April 19- 1903 Courthouse Museum Open
What: Historic courthouse on Route 66. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Where: On The Square, Waynesville
When: 10 am until 4 pm
Cost: FREE admission, donations accepted
Contact: Pulaski County Museum & Historical Society (Denise Seevers)-573.855.3644

April 19- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum
What: Pulaski County’s oldest building has served as a private residence, a stagecoach stop, a Civil War hospital, and a hotel on Historic Route 66. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Where: On The Square, Waynesville
When: 10 am until 4 pm
Cost: FREE admission, donations accepted
Contact: Old Stagecoach Stop Foundation (Jan Primas)- 573.435.6766

April 19- Jeep & 4×4 Show
What: Fund raiser for Wounded Warrior Project, featuring Rock Rash Offroad & Military Jeepers
Where: Cross Creek Plaza, Waynesville
When: 10 am until 4 pm
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Cross Creek Realty (Dee Vinson)- 573.433.0725

Jeep & 4x4 Show takes place in Waynesville April 19th. Don't miss the "Stack O Jeeps"!

Jeep & 4×4 Show takes place in Waynesville April 19th. Don’t miss the “Stack O Jeeps”!

April 19- Kids Of Our Heroes Support Run
What: Organized motorcycle ride
Where: Starts at Ozark Harley Davidson in Lebanon, ends at Trinity Club in St. Robert
When: Registration begins at Noon, kickstands up at 2 pm
Cost: $20 per person
Contact: Wingmen MC (OB)-931.624.4994

Kids Of Our Heroes Support Run rides out at 2 pm from Ozark harley Davidson and rides to Trinity Club in Saint Robert.

Kids Of Our Heroes Support Run rides out at 2 pm from Ozark harley Davidson and rides to Trinity Club in Saint Robert.

Community Programs:

April 14: Beauty Expo- 254.220.8501
April 19- Easter Egg Hunt at Waynesville City Park- 573.512.1419
April 19- BYOC In The Garden Class Series: Propagation- 573.774.6177
April 19- Little Princess Party- 573.451.2625

Looking Ahead:

April 24: Chamber Four Person Scramble Golf Tournament
April 26: Key Club Scramble Golf Tournament
April 26: Finding The Pieces Autism Support Poker Run
April 26: Don “Coach” Nelson Memorial Scholarship Fund 5K Walk/Run
April 26: Mountain Man/Black Powder Fun Day

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Pulaski County USA Welcomes Fireball Run: America’s Frontier

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The Presiding Commissioner of Pulaski County, Missouri and the Mayors of Crocker, Dixon, Richland, Saint Robert, & Waynesville welcome FIREBALL RUN: America’s Frontier to Pulaski County USA!

A reality-filmed series, FIREBALL RUN is the Most Epic Adventurally in America® a gripping and emotional 8 day, 2000 mile, life-sized trivia game, where America serves as the game board; 40 driving teams compete for glory, bragging rights, and a plastic road sign. All while aiding in a massive effort to recover America’s missing children.

The adventure begins September 27 in Frisco, TX and finishes October 4 in Independence, MO. The public is encouraged to join the festivities in downtown Waynesville for an afternoon of live streaming, family fun, meet celebrity teams and see their rides on Thursday Oct.2 and again on Friday morning, Oct. 3 for the Day 7 green flag start. You do not want to miss it, mark your calendars NOW!

It will be epic!

To learn more about FIREBALL RUN, and to watch previous seasons, please visit http://www.fireballrun.com or follow them on Twitter @FireballRun.

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