|The December luncheon will be held on December 20 at the Old
Kinderhook and will be a jam packed day full of events and holiday cheer.
The social portion of the luncheon begins at 11am. The business meeting
will begin at 11:30 and lunch at 12:00 noon.
The luncheon is $20. Advanced reservations are required. Reservations or
cancellations must be made no later than 6pm on the Sunday, December
Each month Newcomers/Longtimers supports a local charity. This month’s
charity is the Sharing and Caring Foundation. The mission of the Sharing
and Caring Foundation is to raise funds that are re-invested 100% to local
This month Newcomers/Longtimers will also be helping to restock the
local food pantries in anticipation of the coming winter months. Please
remember to bring non-perishable food items with you to the luncheon for
the food pantries.
But wait …. that’s not all…. the proceeds from this year’s home tour will be
awarded to students enrolled in Marine Service Technology program at
Lake Career & Technical Center.
Students enrolled in the Marine Service Technology program at Lake
Career & Technical Center will learn about all aspect of marine service,
such as diagnostic procedures on boats’ ignition and propulsion systems.
Students will have opportunities to shadow marine specialists at local
marinas to gain additional experience.
Kids’ Harbor and S.A.R.T., the past presidents charity of choice, will also
receive a donation check from the home tour proceeds at the December
Kids’ Harbor, Inc., is a Child Advocacy Center serving the Lake of the Ozarks
area in central Missouri and surrounding areas. This agency assists victims
of child abuse and their non-offending family members as they make their
way through the difficult and often frightening process of a child abuse
The Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) is a group of community
professionals who work to coordinate an immediate, high quality,
multidisciplinary, victim-centered response to sexual assault cases. The
team creates a mechanism to monitor the effectiveness of the response and
to promptly address problems in service delivery. SART can provide a
timely victim-sensitive and coordinated response to a sexual assault. This
can increase the likelihood that victims will seek follow-up assistance and
long-term support to promote healing, whether or not a formal police
report is filed.