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El Dorado Springs Community Foundation

Greetings on behalf of the Board of El Dorado Springs Community Foundation, Kay Forest, Pauline Simone, Cathy Frier, Jack Reynolds, Dennis Daugherty, and Bill Rabe. We are reaching out to you with an opportunity to directly support the mission of the El Dorado Springs Community Foundation through a tax deductible, charitable contribution. • Our mission

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TERRI HEITZ

TERRI HEITZ – 40 years of dedicated service: On Tuesday, Nov. 22, 40 years to the day, Terri Heitz, Social Services Designee, was honored by her family and co-workers for her years of employment with Cedar County Memorial Hospital (CCMH). Terri started her career with CCMH the year she graduated from college with a degree

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BOB CORNELL HONORED

BOB CORNELL HONORED – School Board President Darrell Eason, representing the El Dorado Springs R-II School Board, presented Bob Cornell a plaque recognizing his seven years of service as the head of the school’s Building and Grounds Department. Bob will retire effective Dec. 28.

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4-H holds Recognition Banquet

The Cedar County 4-H Recognition was held Sunday, Oct. 23, at the Land O Lakes Fairgrounds. The event was emceed by 4-H County Council President Avery Schiereck and Secretary Macy Stauffer. 4-H Member awards were: Project Leadership Awards – Kaylee Lower for Int. Beef, Int. Livestock Judging and Int. Arts & Crafts; Glen Van Bummel

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KEEPING THE LIGHT IN THE LIGHTHOUSE

KEEPING THE LIGHT IN THE LIGHTHOUSE – The Lighthouse Children’s Theatre received a $500 grant from the Shopko Foundation on Monday, Dec. 12. Pictured are: (from left) local Shopko Manager Nick Rodenberg, Lighthouse Executive Director Lynne Hedrick and Lighthouse P.R Director Bob Coleman.

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SHARING THE HARVEST

SHARING THE HARVEST – The El Dorado Food pantry at the Church of Christ on Hospital Road in El Dorado Springs, received 90 pounds of deer meat from the Osage Prairie Thunderin’ Toms chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation on Friday, Dec. 9. The Thunderin’ Tom Toms paid a portion of the processing fee

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LIONS SHOPPED AT SHOPKO

LIONS SHOPPED AT SHOPKO – For the 11th year the El Dorado Springs Lions Club took over the local Shopko Store on Saturday morning, Dec. 10, to help local kids buy Christmas presents for themselves and loved ones. Thirty-nine children were escorted around the store by Lion members. At the end of the shopping spree

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A LITTLE OVER ‘6’ TO GO

A LITTLE OVER ‘6’ TO GO – As of Monday, Dec. 12, The El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce has brought in $37,5000 in pledges for the Sidewalk to the Future Phase II project that would build a sidewalk on North and South Park and down Hospital Road to Hwy. 32. The chamber needs to

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HONOR NURSE

HONOR NURSE – On Dec. 5, Bailee Bybee was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing as a member of Theta Lambda Chapter Missouri State University where she is continuing to work on her education in the nursing field. She graduated in May from Crowder College and is currently working as

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Gardening to distraction

Christmas Tree Care There really is something very romantic about the thought of going out into a forested area and cutting down a fresh Christmas tree. My husband-at-the-time thought so, picking a cold, snow-covered Saturday to bundle up the kids and head down a hill looking for the perfect cedar Christmas tree. After several debates

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