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The 68th Annual Dogwood Festival Is This Weekend

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You’ve probably started to notice the Dogwood trees beginning to bloom around the Lake and they are just in time for the Dogwood Festival. From carnival rides and street food to the annual parade, this weekend is going to be a great weekend for the 68th Annual Dogwood Festival. The Dogwood Festival starts Thursday, April 19th and goes throughout the weekend. The event attracts locals and vacationers for a weekend full of fun! O’DonnellLaw Center has all of the information you need to know about this family fun event.

Dogwood FestivalMark your calendar for the 68th Annual Dogwood Festival – April 19th – 21st, 2018. The festival is fun for the entire family. Come check out the crafts, pageant, food, entertainment, parade, fish fry, and much more! 2018 Dogwood ParadeSaturday, April 21, 2018 10:00 am | Downtown Camdenton Theme: Fairytales in Bloom

Dogwood Festival Schedule of EventsThe 68th annual Dogwood Festival will take place in various locations in and around Camdenton in April. Started …

Distracted Driving

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Distracted driving has been increasing lately and it’s not just taking place around the Lake. When it comes to distracted driving, there are many different forms. Distracted driving can be caused from a visual, manual, or even a cognitive distraction. Check out this great information about distracted driving from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the DMV, and MoDot.

Distracted Driving Laws In MissouriAccording to the DMV, the distracted driving laws in Missouri are less strict than in most states. These laws that went into effect in 2009 include a ban on texting for novice drivers, but no ban for all drivers. There is also no ban for talking on the phone while driving. Besides having some of the most lenient distracted driving laws, Missouri also has some of the most lenient penalties for distracted driving. Are You A Distracted Driver?If you do any of the following activities while driving, you are considered to be a distracted driver. Doing any of these activities is not only dangero…

National Mom & Pop Business Day

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Locally owned businesses are the backbone of a strong community. According to the 2010 Census, there are almost 30 million small businesses registered in the United States.  At the Lake of the Ozarks, we have many incredible local businesses. These businesses reflect the personality of our area. We are proud to be a locally owned business and we love the community we are in.

Shopping locally helps to improve the local economy. When a consumer buys locally, the money they spend benefits the community and helps to support the business owner who is invested not only in their own business, but in the area in which they conduct their business. You will establish a personal connection. When you are working with a locally owned business, you have an opportunity to establish a personal connection with someone invested in the company. Having to call a 1-800 number can be a nightmare for many and the customer service representative may be far removed from the decision-making process.

Locally owned b…

Spring Has Sprung

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With the weather we’ve had this week, it may be hard to believe that spring is actually here. But it’s true! Tuesday, March 20th, was the day of the spring equinox. This means that both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres experienced an equal amount of daylight. For those that live in the Northern Hemisphere, this day marks the first day of the spring season. For those that live in the Southern Hemisphere, this marks the first day of fall. O’Donnell Law Center has some information regarding the spring equinox.
The Amount of Daylight on Tuesday Equinox means “equal night”. During the equinox, most places on Earth will see an equal day and an equal night. 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of night. Not every place will see the same amount of daylight. The difference in daylight depends on how the sunlight gets refracted as it enters Earth’s atmosphere at different latitudes. The first day of spring is the only time of year when the sun rises in the east and sets in the west for every…

Sláinte!

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St. Patrick’s Day is this weekend! That means it’s time to pull out all the green you own, put the corned beef, cabbage and potatoes on the stove and get ready to enjoy the many events that are taking place around the Lake of the Ozarks. O’Donnell Law Center has some information you need about the events that are taking place and a little history about St. Patrick’s Day itself. Check it out!


St. Patrick's Water Parade Date: March 17th, 2018 Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Where: Captain Ron’s Bar & Grill 82 Aloha Lane Sunrise Beach, MO 65049
The 26th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Water Parade will take place Saturday, March 17.  The parade is a fun day trip on the water and a perfect way to kick off the Spring boating season! This year's route will begin and end at Captain Ron's (34.5 Mile Marker) in Sunrise Beach. Decorate your boat and join the fleet or take a cruise on the Tropic Island or Celebration cruise yachts ($25).Optional breakfast buffet beginning at 8 am. Boats board at 9:30…