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With the retirement of Gail Reed, we are pleased to welcome Kimberly Healey as the new Supervisor of the Barry County Neighborhood Center. Kimberly says, "I am a long time Barry County resident. I am married and I have six kids. I started as a...

Queen City Shout celebrates the arts and supports poverty relief. This music festival will be held at various locations in Springfield, MO from March 21-27, 2022. Details on non-profit beneficiaries, including OACAC, along with sponsors and venues can be found at https://www.queencityshout.com/. The 2022 line-up of...

What is Community Action? Developed in 1964 to combat poverty, Community Action Agencies address multiple needs through a comprehensive approach, develop partnerships with community organizations, involve low-income people in agency operations, and administer a range of coordinated programs designed to have a measurable impact on poverty. Our History In November, 1965,...

When: October 7, 2017 Location: Springfield Grab your friends and register your team to be a contender in the 2nd Annual Springfield Adventure Race! Inspired by the tv show, The Amazing Race, this event sends teams of 2-4 by vehicle to stops around the city, competing in...