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When: Saturday, Dec. 14 from 7am - 7pm Where: Alice 95.5 Studio in the Tower Shopping Center, corner of Glenstone and Sunshine in Springfield From the Alice 95.5 website: One of the leading causes of homelessness in our community is when a family reaches an energy crisis....

We are happy to welcome to our Area Board the new and returning members pictured here, as well as those who are not pictured. Our Executive Board for this term includes Dave O'Dell, President; Timothy Prater, Vice-President; Jeannie Moreno, Secretary; and Sherry Bennett, Treasurer. Community Action...

Great news was released today from Amazon. If you are an AmazonSmile customer, you can now support Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation in the Amazon shopping app on your Android device! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations. If you...

Congratulations to these OACAC employees on reaching milestones in employment with OACAC. Congratulations to Kimberly Shinn-Brown, Head Start/Early Head Start Director, on celebrating 25 years of service with OACAC. During the 12/3/19 board meeting, Kimberly sincerely shared about working at OACAC: "It's a lot like...

Our thanks to everyone who helped make our first MO Mac & Cheese Fest a fantastic success! From the sponsors and vendors who got behind this event in support of our mission to the guests who attended and volunteers who helped make it happen, our...

OACAC offices and centers will be closed on Nov. 28 and 29 in observance of Thanksgiving. We will reopen for regular business hours on Monday, Dec. 2. We are thankful for you and hope you and yours have a wonderful Thanksgiving. “Gratitude makes sense of...

Due to a great response and love of mac & cheese, we are sold out for the first annual OACAC MO Mac & Cheese Fest on Saturday, Nov. 23. We are also fully staffed with volunteers. WOW! Because we are sold out, we won’t be...

In connection with and support of OACAC's MO Mac & Cheese Fest, we have received a very generous donation of three priceless The Kansas City Chiefs items which are up for bid in the Mac & CHIEFS auction! The auction ends on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 30, at...

The annual OACAC Head Start Holiday Smiles campaign raises funding to provide exams, preventative care, and critically needed dental work for Head Start children. To reduce expenses, OACAC makes use of cost saving methods such as on-site exams, fluoride treatments, and dental education to families. With...

10/30/19: National Weatherization Day is an opportunity to highlight the important work performed by the Energy Department's Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). In 2018, OACAC weatherized 163 homes in the Ozarks. Benefits include reduced energy usage; increased energy efficiency of the home; long-term energy savings; and...