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Cloud 9 Ranch Club August 18, 2011

Inside this issue:

Stable News


C9R Calendar


RRC Poker Run 4 Chili Cook Off




Mud Bog


Facility Hours


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The 9 Lines MEXICAN FOOD DINNER Sponsored by Activities Committee

FRIDAY. AUGUST 19th 5PM-Patio Room

Chicken/Beef Enchilada - Refried Beans, Spanish Rice and Taco Salad. Guacamole/Salsa Not Spicy & Hot-Hot Sauce Provided Desserts: Empanada, Ice Cream, Carmel Sauce Lemonade/Ice Tea $7.50 per plate (Adult) - $5.00 per plate (child 6-12 yrs.) $3.50 per plate (child 0-5)

Over Night Trail Ride

Horseback Riding Adventure at Cloud 9 Ranch

Saturday For the past several years Cloud 9 Ranch has offered a September 24th Limited Space Available Registration Form Page 2 417-284-7321

chance for you to experience an overnight trail ride. This invites the hearty adventurer to experience the Ozark Mountains from the back of a horse. Overnight package includes a 4-5 hour trail ride departing on Saturday, September 24th, a Cowboy cookout on Saturday evening, overnight campout at the Ranch stables, Cowboy breakfast on the morning of Sunday September 25th, followed by 4 hour trail ride on Sunday morning. You will be guided by truly experienced Ranch wranglers and range cooks. Continued Page 2

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Continued from Front Page (Horseback Riding at Cloud 9 Ranch)

The adventure begins at 11:30am at the C9R stables. Cowboys and Cowgirls will be introduced to their faithful mount and the ride will begin through some of the most spectacular parts of the Ozarks. At around 5pm the group will return to the Ranch Stables where you will be able to pitch your tent. All weather tents will make your stay enjoyable no matter what Mother Nature decides to bring. The range cooks will prepare a Cowboy Cookout for the trail ride participants. The evening will include campfire stories, and perhaps a cowboy song or two. You are welcome to bring your singing voice and a guitar if you like. On Sunday morning you will start your day off with coffee (of course) and a Cowboy Breakfast that is to die for. After that it is back into the saddle for another four hour morning ride. This could be the best experience of your life‌..and certainly one you will never forget! The Registration Form provides 2 options. Please complete and return as soon as possible to the Ranch Office.


Over Night Trail Ride Registration Form Name: ____________Member #_____ Address:_______________________ Phone:________________________ Booking Option#_________________ Amount Due:______________ Booking Option 1: Ranch provides horse with guided trail ride, dinner on Saturday, Breakfast on Sunday Only $100

Booking Option 2: Guided Trail ride and you provide your own horse, Dinner on Saturday and Breakfast on Sunday Only $50 *50% deposit due at the time of booking with the full remaining balance due by 10am on September, 24th. *In case of cancellation, please note, to receive a refund - cancellation must be received by September 20th.

Name the Colt If you have not done so yet, take the time to stop by the Stables and visit the new foal. C9R needs your help in finding the perfect name for our newest edition. If you would like to submit a name for the foal you can do so at the Ranch Office. Each name submitted will be 50 cents. Proceeds for the name selection goes to the C9R Volunteer Fire Department and First Responder Programs. The name will be selected at the end of the summer.

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Water Aerobics Family Pool Monday-Saturday 9:30AM-10AM Through Labor Day See You at the Big Top!!! Thursday, August 18th


Card Bingo

August 20th


Line Dancing Lessons

15 Games at 25

Board Meeting Happy Hour in the Patio Room

Cents per game


Patio Room

Friday, August 19th Conservation Committee Fish Feeding 7AM Spring Hill Pond

Tuesday, August 23rd


Board Meeting begins 11AM

Conservation Committee Meeting 6PM

Adult Bingo in the

Outfitters Office-Pavilion

Patio Room—6:30PM

Special Meeting to discuss new fundraising plan. All Committee Members and interested Ranch Members Should Plan to Attend.

$13 to Play all Night Need 20 players to Play the Progressive Coverall in 59 numbers $50

Sunday August 21st ―Now Showing‖

Chapel Service

Don’t Miss the Rodeo Action at 7PM

Family Movie Night


Caulfield Rodeo Arena

Big Top At Dusk Popcorn, Soda and other Snacks available at the pool snack shack!

Monday August 22nd Wednesday August 24th Mud Bog Planning Meeting All Volunteers Need to Attend

Activities Committee Meeting 10AM-Patio Room

1:30 PM

Pokeno 6:30PM-9PM Patio Room

For Some Cool Evening Fun! Twilight Poker Run - Labor Day Weekend Sunday, September 4th Sign up at 3 P M - Start 6 Pm Good food will be served by the Activities Committee afternoon and evening. If you don’t want to ride, but want to “play a hand of poker” come to the T-Top and see the sign up people. Volunteers will be needed, so come join in the fun. The RRC will draw for the raffle winners of the Deluxe propane Tailgate Grill from Bass Pro and the Racing Checker Outside Mat — so get your tickets bought! The BIG 50/50 Raffle of $1200 is still running and will be drawn for in October. You can’t win if you haven’t bought a raffle ticket. NEW RANCH MAPS ON SALE The Ranch Riders Club will have on sale the second printing edition of the RRC’s Color Map of the state, county and ranch roads and trails in different colors. The Horse “Only” Trails have been GPS and videoed and are now on the map. More names of places have also been added along with a ledger of the very steep hill trails that have “caution” signs posted. More cave location markers, but not all names or coordinates of the caves, as they were not available at printing time. Please Help Keep The Ranch Clean! If You Carry It In, Please Carry It Out.

Isle of the Ozarks Saturday -September 3rd Working Together Makes It Work If you are one of the many Ranch Members who have been busy making plans for Labor Day Weekend, make sure to mark Saturday, September 3rd on your calendar. Don’t miss THE ISLE OF THE OZARKS Luau Party on the Clubhouse deck sponsored by the Ranch Restaurant & Outfitters. Then make your way into the Clubhouse for the next Cruiser’s ―Casino Night‖. Before you find your favorite dealer, visit the C9VFD’s Tiki Bar for set-ups and other tropical delights. Got children? No Problem!! The Youth Center is hosting a lock-in for the children with plenty of activities while you’re at THE ISLE!! There will be several MYSTERY DRAWINGS and a 50/50 awarded that night.. The event schedule is below—It is sure to be a night to remember.

ISLE OF THE OZARKS EVENT SCHEDULE Food/drink service begins at 5:00 p.m. on Clubhouse Deck & Tiki Bar (inside) Bingo begins at 5:45 p.m. in Patio Room $13 to play all games—special Luau games Casino Opens 7:00 p.m. in the Clubhouse $10.00 Donation gets you $500 Cruiser Cash. 3 ½ Hours of playing time to build your $$Cruiser Cash$$ for the



School House News



SEPTEMBER 11, 2011


Bring your chili, hot and ready to be judged. After judging at 11:30 A.M. at the T-Top,

A flag burning will be held Memorial weekend in 2012. The School House Committee is requesting donations of the Chili Cook-Off entries become lunch for our old American flags for this ceremony. employees on their special day of fun on the No small flags please. These may be Ranch. Get out that favorite chili recipe and you brought to the School House on just might win some $$$$!!! $10 entry fee—pay at Saturdays or Sundays from 2PM to 4PM. They may also be given to Ed the T-Top when you arrive on September 11th. Horton, Doris Hutto, Deb Dantin, or Deb Johnston. The School House is open Saturday and Sunday from 2PM –4PM for tours. Watch for the Open/Close sign on our main sign. Check Out The Music of Art Bentley

Want to have a chance to really get dirty? This is it! Cloud 9 Ranch will be holding a Mud Bog on August 27th. This is a timed event where participants compete to have the best time going through our 100 foot mud pit! 50/50 on prize money from entry fees, 4 classes to compete, moving start, larger spectator area and improved pit! Who will get thrown in the mud pit this time?? At our last Mud Bog, Director Kadye Ward agreed to be thrown in the mud pit if $500 was raised for the C9VFD. The money was raised ($528 in fact) and some ―friends‖ threw her in for the cause. Members are asking if anyone will GO IN THE MUD PIT this time and raise even more money for the C9VFD? WILL YOU BE NEXT?? If you know someone you will, please contact Stephanie Harrison at the Ranch Office 417-284-7321.

Attention Campers If you have an emergency and need medical assistance, call 417-284-7321. State your location and give a brief description of the emergency.



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Falling down is a part of life, getting back up is living.‖


Trading Post News Register To Win A Bud Light

Drawing at Casino Night!!!

Craft House News The Craft House is located just past Wilder Springs II on the left. Some people think that it is only for crafts and they really get a surprise when they come in and find out that is also has a Holiday Room, Book Room, New Item Room and a Flea Market Room. Men that know that the Craft House has a Flea Market Room like to go and roam through it to see if they can find anything for themselves.

Conservation Committee News and Information The Cloud 9 Ranch Conservation Committee would like to thank all the men and women that helped out at the fish stocking.

The Conservation Committee will be having a meeting on Tuesday, August 23rd. Anyone that is The Craft House still has tables available for the interested in Labor Day Flea Market, just check at the Craft becoming a involved House if you would like to reserve a table. in Ranch We will be having a bag sale starting Friday, conservation is September 2nd through the 4th. All that you can welcome to attend. put into a bag from a selection of certain items The kids fishing day will only be $2.00 each. The sale will continue on Labor Day September 6th through the 10th and the bags weekend will be from the selection of certain items will only be $1 discussed. As a each. reminder, Fish Marie Pilkinton, Feeding takes place at 7am on Friday Craft House President. mornings. All members of Cloud 9 Ranch may sell items through the Craft House, just check with the Craft House to find out the procedures. We welcome sales from crafters.

Pick Up Your Copy

Conservation Committee Meeting August 23rd 6PM At the Pavilion See You There!

Rental Reservations

―The House on the Hill‖

Reminder to Members and Guests

By James O’Hern

In order to avoid Cancelation charges:

Available at the

Your reservation needs to be canceled or Changed 48 hours before your Arrival Date.

Trading Post

Cancelation Charges: No Show reservations will be charged for the first night of the reservation. THANKS

Now Showing!!!!!! Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium

Special thanks to Member David Logan. David donated an American Flag and flag pole for use at our Mud Bogs. Also, a special thanks to Danita Crosby who will lead us in singing the National Anthem before the start of MUD BOG ON August 27th. Our Members are the GREATEST!!

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* Standard ATV and Guest Fees Do Apply. Please Call for Details

Name:____________________________ Phone:_______________

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7AM– 8PM 7AM– 10PM

Restaurant Now Serving Pizza & Ice Cream! CLOUD 9 RESTAURANT IS SMOKE-FREE SWIMMING POOL ACTIVITIES Monday-Saturday Water Aerobics At Family Pool 9:30AM-10AM Swimming Pool Hours Sunday-Thursday 10:30AM-10PM Friday-Saturday 10:30AM-10:30PM CRAFT HOUSE Tuesday-Saturday 1PM-4PM Enjoy Your Stay At Cloud 9 Ranch & VISIT THE FACILITIES AND AMENITIES OFTEN WE APPRECIATE YOUR BUSINESS

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