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Christmas Basket project updates

Updates for volunteers: Through this Saturday, Dec. 12, toys and teen gifts valued from $10 to $20 may be dropped off at Fugate Motors. Tuesday, Dec. 15 at 9 a.m. volunteers are needed  to wrap the hundreds of gifts the community has so generously donated.  Bring your scissors, your mask and your holiday spirit and

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Pick up your Gingerbread House kit

Come in to either Cedar County Library and sign up by Dec. 10, to receive a gingerbread house kit. The gingerbread house kits will be available for pickup on Tuesday, Dec. 15. All ages are welcome to sign up. Supplies are limited. Stockton branch 417/276-3413. El Dorado Springs branch 417/876-4827.

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MDC to hold virtual Cooking Wild for the Holidays class Dec. 15

For many, an important part of the Christmas holiday season is reconnecting with traditions of the past. Before the modern era of frozen turkeys, boxed stuffing, and canned vegetables, there was food from nature. It was a time when the outdoors provided the feast, rather than the grocery store. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC)

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CARD SHOWER

Help Ruth Latta celebrate her 90th birthday by sending her your love and thoughtfullness with a card shower. Please send cards to: Ruth Latta, 420 S. Fayette, Rich Hill, MO 64779.

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Free GED/High School Equivalency classes at Liston Center

Get the skills you need to pass the GED/HiSET Exam from 9:30 – 12: 30 on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Liston Center, 508 N. Main Street in El Dorado Springs. Instruction is by Vicki Hillsman. If childcare is a barrier, let us know; we have funding to provide this service while the parent is

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Home decorating contest judging soon

Holiday Home Decorating Contest judges will review lights, decoration, music and other elements on the evenings of Thursday, Dec. 10 and Friday, Dec. 11. Contact the Chamber to register by Dec.9 or email: director@ElDoradoSpringsChamber.com.

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R-II Board to meet Thursday

In the midst of a Covid crisis, the El Dorado Springs R-II Board is scheduled to meet in open session at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, in the High School Library. Old business will be Covid 19 status update and CARE’s Act Technology purchase committee, Facility Maintenance and Capital Improvement Committee and School Property and

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Upcoming events

Thursday, Nov. 5 – Christian School annual auction – 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. chili/soup (curbside pickup available) 6:30 Auction – Thursday, Nov. 5. Saturday, Nov. 7 -VFW breakfast free for veterans and spouses Saturday, Nov. 7 – Lions Club Fall Festival Breakfast 6 – 11 a.m.  – Proceeds to benefit local Lions project.

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