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Aug 17

Trip Around the Ozarks for August 17, 2016

Posted on August 17, 2016 at 11:54 AM by Dustin Hall

Hello Friends;

The Elks Lodge will be having a Truck and Tractor Pull Saturday 8/20 in the Fairgrounds behind the Civic Center. Gates open at 4PM and the pull starts at 7pm. There will be lots of food vendors and a bouncy house for the kids. This is an event for the whole family. $10 per person and kids 10 and under are free. Info: 

On Saturday, August 20th starting at 8AM Laclede Electric will be hosting their 5th Annual Poker Run. All proceeds will benefit Relay for Life. Lunch will be provided at the end of the route. Prizes given for Best, 2nd Best, 3rd Best, and Worst Hand. Info: 417-718-0110

Also on Saturday, August 20 is the 2nd Annual Lebanon Bridal Show presented by Mrs. Oliver's Weddings and sponsored by the Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce. This is open to the public from 11am-4pm with purchase of tickets. Tickets are General Admission: $5.00 Military ID: $3.00. Brides that per-register are entered in an exclusive drawing with prizes estimated at $1,500 or more. Pre-registration information can be found in the event listing on the City's Calendar. Info:

On August 23rd at the Cowan Civic Center Congresswoman Vicki Hartzler will be holding a job fair. It is anticipated that the experience and education levels of attendees will be diverse. They hope to provide a one-stop employment shopping experience for employers and potential employees alike. More information to come on this event as we receive it.

On Friday August 26th the Laclede Electric Cooperative will be holding their annual meeting at the Cowan Civic Center in the Exhibition Hall. 
Just a reminder: Wednesdays and Saturdays are Lebanon Farmer's market days throughout the summer. Stop by for some of the freshest produce in the area. Info:
Here are some future events to look forward to:
22nd Annual Case Knives Celebration
Starvy Creek Fall Bluegrass Music Festival
Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce Business Expo
OTC Lebanon Fall Trail Run
COPE Trivia Night and Dinner 

Additional Information and links to these events and other upcoming events can be found on the City’s Event Calendar. Have a great week.

FYI: The next regularly scheduled City Council meeting will be Monday, August 22nd in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

Remember to tune in to KJEL 103.7 FM every Wednesday at 8:20 AM for the weekly "Trip Around the Ozarks." If you have an event that you would like featured on "Trip Around the Ozarks" please e-mail Tourism Director Bruce Conklin at