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2013-11-20 23:27:53

This month, Ozark Electronics concluded their third successful blood drive this year, with nearly 10% of employees participating. Siloam Springs, AR (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 This month, Ozark Electronics concluded their third successful blood drive this year, with nearly 10% of employees participating. To date, employees at the company have donated 33 units of blood to Community Blood Center of the Ozarks. Donations made to CBCO serve 38 area hospitals in Missouri and Arkansas. CBCO has...

2013-09-16 23:26:19

Ribbon Cutting Event for Corporate Business Systems Springfield, Mo. (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 This September 19th, the Springfield Chamber of Commerce is joining Corporate Business Systems in a ribbon cutting and celebration for 20 years of successful business. Jim Quesenberry, founder and owner of Corporate Business Systems, opened his first copier dealership on September 3rd, 1993. Located in the Southern Hills Shopping Center, Quesenberry started with a small office space and only...

Black Bears Return To Missouri
2013-07-20 04:57:31

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online By the 1920s, unregulated hunting and habitat loss had wiped out the majority of black bears, Ursus americanus, in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. The only bears known to live in Missouri for nearly a century were on the state flag, or in captivity. A reintroduction program, conducted during the 50s and 60s in Arkansas, has created a resurgence of bears. Now hundreds amble through the forests of southern Missouri, according to a...

2013-05-31 23:02:35

Top nature and birding company Naturalist Journeys announces a tour to the Ozarks, timed for the peak of fall color. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, is proud to announce their upcoming October 20-27, 2013 Ozark Mountain Magic nature and culture tour. Ed Pembleton, who will lead the tour with his wife, Sil, says, “From the bottom of Blanchard Springs Cavern to the top of Tom Sauk Mountain, the Ozarks offer bubbling azure...

2012-11-16 08:24:04

LOS GATOS, Calif. and JOPLIN, Mo., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To address the ongoing emotional needs of children and teens in the Joplin, Missouri area, Ozark Center, the behavioral health division of Freeman Health System, has partnered with Joplin Schools to offer more than 5,000 students the SchoolMessenger Talk About It® service, a free, 24-hour communication service that allows them to confidentially reach out for help using their cell phone or PC. Effective immediately, if any...

2011-12-01 18:42:55

Decade-long collaboration of zoo and federal, state scientists yields 63 baby hellbenders The Saint Louis Zoo's Ron Goellner Center for Hellbender Conservation and the Missouri Department of Conservation announced on Nov. 30, 2011, that Ozark hellbenders have been bred in captivity–a first for either of the two subspecies of hellbender. This decade-long collaboration has yielded 63 baby hellbenders. The first hellbender hatched on Nov. 15, and currently there are approximately 120...

2011-11-30 18:11:00

Decade-Long Collaboration of Zoo and Federal, State Scientists Yields 63 Baby Hellbenders ST. LOUIS, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Saint Louis Zoo's Ron Goellner Center for Hellbender Conservation and the Missouri Department of Conservation today announced that Ozark hellbenders have been bred in captivity--a first for either of the two subspecies of hellbender. This decade-long collaboration has yielded 63 baby hellbenders. The first hellbender hatched on Nov. 15,...

2011-05-30 00:00:29

While recent rains have slowed the drop of high waters on Table Rock Lake and Lake Taneycomo, almost all Branson businesses are safe, open and ready for visitors this Memorial Day. With a few tips and reminders about the Branson Floods, vacationers can prepare for a vacation without worry. Branson, MO (PRWEB) May 28, 2011 The news from Branson, Missouri since April's flooding has been all about water levels with a focus on the water levels at Table Rock Dam and its direct feed into Lake...

2011-03-21 07:00:00

NEWPORT, Ark., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Curtner Lumber Company today announced that Building Products Inc. (BPI) of Iowa will distribute the company's Ozark Natural Paneling, a new line of hardwood planks for walls, ceilings and wainscot throughout the Midwest through its Council Bluffs, Iowa, location. Since December 2010, the product has been gaining momentum with its rich, rustic beauty for walls, ceilings and wainscot. This is not the typical paneling of years ago, which was a...

2011-01-25 08:00:00

NEWPORT, Ark., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Curtner Lumber Company's Ozark Natural Paneling, a new line of hardwood planks for walls, ceilings and wainscot, will be distributed by Boise Cascade locations in Memphis and Tulsa throughout Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Kansas, Western Kentucky, Northwest Alabama, Oklahoma and Missouri. It was originally launched by Boise - Houston in early December 2010. Not an engineered product, Ozark Natural Paneling is made from solid hardwood that...