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Board Meeting will be August 12th at 11:00am @ Southern Grill with the General Meeting to follow at noon. Scan the QR code above with your smartphone to sign up


Tony’s Tips from AVECC Safety Tip –Periodically inspect your Dryer vent to insure it is not blocked. This will save energy and will help prevent a fire. Manufactures recommend using riged venting material-not plastic vents that may collapse and cause blockage.

From Tony Wilson, Member Services/Key Accounts Source: Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI)

From The GrapeVine


Thank you To all our Renewed Members!!

OG&E Electrical Services R-K Mart Byrd’s Adventure Center Save the Children

Making a Mark Arts Society of Ozark


The Arts Society


OZARK – A new roof on the Technology and Academic Support Building as well as progress on the new Health Sciences and Wellness Building are not the only changes happening on campus this summer. New Program The Arkansas Tech University Board of Trustees in May approved a program proposal from Arkansas Tech-Ozark to create an Associate of Applied Science degree in logistics management. Arkansas Tech-Ozark currently offers a supply chain management option within the Associate of Applied Science degree in business technology. Pending approval from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education, the logistics management program will prepare students for careers in logistics. Logistics managers analyze and coordinate an organization’s supply chain, which is the system that moves product from suppliers to consumers, including how a product is acquired, distributed, allocated and delivered. Students will study the basic fundamentals of the industry including procurement, issues in executing global supply chains, logistics, manufacturing, warehousing and transportation. Other areas include business and project management, economics of supply and demand, business communication and data management.


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From the Mayor’s Desk The City of Ozark is happy to announce the New Road Opening!! Come out and support this on August 12th at 10am. First Day of school will be August 17th. We wish everyone a Great year. Please be safe when driving those first several weeks and be courteous of each other, the streets will be very busy. The North Franklin County Fair begins August 20-29th. There will be a lot of fun and exciting things going on at the fair this Year. If you don’t have a fair book you can pick one up at the chamber Of commerce in Ozark.


Chamber News Lots of things are happening here at The Chamber! We have been busy getting ready for the Teacher Appreciation Breakfast and the upcoming Rods & Ribs. We appreciate all the sponsors this year. Bargains Galore on 64 starts August 13th-15th as well as the North Franklin County Fair starting on the 20th-29th. Our Director Linda Millsap has been attending The Community Development Institute Class in Little Rock this last week. She was able to do a lot of hands on and also received lots of good information. Please call us for any information needed in our community, we’ll be glad to help in any way.


Hillbilly Happenings

Ozark Middle School Safe Room


The Judge’s Jot


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Juicy Bytes Subway inside Loves #271: We offer a wide variety of sandwiches such as the Italian BMT, Meatball Marinara, Subway Melt, Sweet Onion Chicken Teriyaki and many others. They also now feature Jalapeño Cheese bread as a choice. Hillbilly Hideout at The I-40 Travel Center: Daily Specials and a Full Menu. Breakfast is served 24hrs a day. KFC/Taco Bell: $1 medium drink, $1 freezes, $1 loaded grillers from 2-5 p.m. everyday The Coffee Break: 3 new sandwiches, as well as specialty coffees. All sandwiches and Panini’s are $6.00 each and are served with a pickle spear and your choice of regular or BBQ chips. During the colder months, you can get soup instead of chips. Rivertowne BBQ: Daily lunch specials such as ribs, brisket, catfish and barbeque as well as a full menu. Hours are Sunday-Thursday 11-8pm Friday & Saturday 11-8:30 Wiederkehr Weinkeller Restaurant: The Wiedekehr Weinkeller Restaurant is putting pulled smoked ribs and pulled pork back on the menu. The hours of operation are Monday – Saturday: Lunch from 11 am to 3 pm, dinner from 5 pm to 9 pm. Sunday: All day from 11 am to 9 pm. Subway on Commercial: We offer a wide variety of sandwiches such as the Italian BMT, Meatball Marinara, Subway Melt, Sweet Onion Chicken Teriyaki and many others. They also now feature Jalapeño Cheese bread as a choice. Southern Grill: Serving Breakfast 6 am to 11 am. Eggs, bacon, sausage, ham, omelets, biscuit and gravy, hash browns, etc. Lunch served from 11 am to 2 pm. Burgers, sandwiches, sides, salad, child’s plate, etc. They offer carry out or delivery 667-0704. Altus Handy Mart: All Day Every Day! Buy any 1 Topping 14 in. Pizza for $8.99 and get a 14 in. Cheese Pizza for only $6.99 or get a 16 in. Cheese Pizza for $10.99 Offering breakfast and lunch. There are lunch specials every day. Lunch combos come with fries and a drink including chicken strips, hot ham and swiss, burgers, etc. Salads as well as individual foods like crsipitos, corndogs, eggrolls, etc. Red Rooster Bistro: Spaghetti and garlic bread $6.95, check out our daily specials as well as our delicious menu. We have Gourmet pies to suit everyone’s taste. Hours are Mondays closed, Tuesday-Saturday 6am – 10:30 Sundays 11-4

Crave Bake Shop: Offering Soups, Sandwiches /Wraps daily. We have fresh sliced Petit Jean meats. And to fill that sweet tooth grab up one of our Homemade Cupcakes, Cookies or a slice of pie! Don’t forget to order your customized cake for that special occasion! Hours are M-F 9-6 Saturday 10-2


Ozark Area Chamber of Commerce August Newsletter 2015