Six boating safety suggestions for the unique conditions of Lake Taneycomo

In a piece written on Sep. 6, 2012, entitled, Be “dam” safe – Wear a Personal Flotation Device on Lake Taneycomo, I wrote about my personal experience of what happened when I fell out of a boat into upper Lake Taneycomo and was totally immersed in its cold 48 degree water. I fell in about…

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Major Prayer Event Scheduled for Branson

BRANSON, MO, April 7, 2013 —  What was formerly the Branson Mayors Prayer Breakfast has a new name and a new location. The annual regional prayer event will be held Thursday, May 2, 2013 beginning promptly at 6:45 a.m. and ending promptly at 8:30 a.m. After prayerful consideration, event members of the Branson Christian Business…

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Trivia Night For Benefit of Relay For Life

BRANSON, MO, April 5, 2013 — “There is absolutely nothing trivial or fun about the answer to the question, ‘What is the second leading cause of death in the United States?’” said Tiffany Isnard, Director of Marketing for the Branson Tourism Center.”The answer is ‘Cancer,’ a disease that will have an impact on one out…

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It was a Fair win at 4th Annual Branson CAM Gospel Sing Off

BRANSON, Mo., September 2, 2012 –“The Fair Family” won the 4th Annual Christian Action Ministries (CAM) “Gospel Sing Off,” held on Sunday September 2nd at the Sight & Sound Theatre in Branson. Jack Burke, Christian Action Ministries Board Chairman and the producer of the Gospel Sing Off, described the event as the “closest competition ever,…

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“Mingle with The stars” Gift of Hope Benefit at the Andy Williams Moon River Grill

BRANSON, Mo., August 15, 2012 — Branson visitors and locals alike will get a chance to “Mingle with The Stars,” at the Andy Williams Moon River Grill on Friday, August 24, from 5PM – 8 PM, for the benefit of the Gift of Hope programs and its “Back Pack Club.” Stephanie Milton, Director of Marketing…

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American Idol® Finalists participate in Homes of Hope Joplin “Raising the Roof Benefit”

BRANSON, Mo., July 19, 2012 — “Friday July 20, appears like it will be a busy day for the cast of the American Idol® Finalists In The Finalists Live Show, Diana Degarmo, Scott Savol, Siobhan Magnus, Ace Young and Alexis Grace, but it’s for a great cause,” said, Tammy Johnson, the Director of Operations for…

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Highway Across Table Rock Dam Reduced to One Lane May 31

BRANSON, Mo., – Highway 165/265 across Table Rock Lake will be reduced to one lane from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday [May 31] while both spillway bridges undergo inspection. If you are traveling in this area, please expect delays, obey the flagmen, and operate cautiously around inspection equipment and work crews. Officials at the…

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Relay For Life to benefit from Trivia Night

BRANSON. Mo. (04/25/12) “There is absolutely nothing trivial or fun about the answer to the question, ‘What is the second leading cause of death in the United States?’” said Stephanie Milton, Director of Marketing for the Branson Tourism Center.”The answer is ‘Cancer,’ a disease that will have an impact on one out of three American…

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Kids benefit twice at the Andy William Moon River Grill this summer

“The Andy Williams Moon River Grill is hosting a unique summer-long fundraiser for the benefit of hungry children in Taney County,” said Stephanie Milton, Director of Special Events for the Branson Tourism Center. “The really neat thing,” she said, ” is that the benefit helps kids two ways because all kids 10 and under get…

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