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What the Lake Area Chamber is All About

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The Lake Area Chamber works hard to support our member businesses and helps our community thrive. We work hard day in and day out to offer resources and referrals for our members. We know this has been a trying time for many businesses and we're here to offer a supportive hand as we get back into the busy summer season. Our Lake of the Ozarks Chamber knows how important the summer months are for many area businesses and we're here to assist in attracting visitors and locals to your businesses! Check out some details about the Lake Area Chamber and what we're all about:


Lake Area Chamber's Vision & Mission: Mission We improve the economic and community prosperity in the Lake of the Ozarks area by providing services to and advocating for businesses.

Vision For the benefit of our members and community stakeholders, we will be the foremost Chamber for the Lake of the Ozarks area.

The Purpose Behind the Lake Area Chamber: Purpose We are the advocate and service provider…

Support Local Businesses this Memorial Day Weekend

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Memorial Day Weekend is almost here and our Lake Area Chamber is excited as our area businesses start to take off for the season. Lake of the Ozarks has started to bustle with the feeling of summer. As you may start to get out and about, it's still just as important as ever to support local businesses at the Lake of the Ozarks. We've included some ways you can support your favorite local spots this long holiday weekend.


Dine Out or Grab Dinner to Go Restaurants are starting to open back up for dine-in options. If you've missed sitting at a restaurant table and being waited on, this is your chance to support those places you've been missing so much. If you're more comfortable staying home or it's more convenient for your family to eat at home, this weekend is your chance to take advantage of take out restaurant options!

Consult Local Businesses for Home Improvements As you spend time in and around your home this holiday weekend, you may be creating a mental list…

Policies Your Business Should Evaluate

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As many businesses at the Lake of the Ozarks gear back up or are planning to do so soon, this may be a good time to evaluate existing policies. Ensuring your business policies are 100% updated and accurate can help make a difficult time, like many businesses are facing, a little easier to handle. Take this time to evaluate your current policies that impact employees and make any needed updates or changes as you and your business evolve to this new business environment.


It's recommended to review human resources policies to make sure that policies and practices are consistent with public health recommendations and are consistent with existing state and federal workplace laws.
Sick Leave PolicyEnsure that sick leave policies are flexible and consistent with public health guidance and that employees are aware of and understand these policies.Maintain flexible policies that permit employees to stay home to care for a sick family member or take care of children due to school and childc…

It's Time to Focus on Lifestyle, Family, & Health

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As many area businesses are re-opening, our "normal" is changing once again. Instead of dwelling on the negatives, take some time to focus on what matters most to you! For many, that is lifestyle, family, and health. Our Lake of the Ozarks Virtual Home Show features many fantastic businesses in the local area that can assist in one of those areas of your life! Take a look below to learn more about the Lifestyle, Family, & Health businesses at the Lake of the Ozarks.


Lake Regional Health System Healthcare is a hot topic right now and we have one of the best healthcare facilities right here in our backyard! Lake Regional Health System is your health care provider at the Lake of the Ozarks. Whether you're a long-time resident or a seasonal visitor, you can count on Lake Regional for top-quality medical care. With their state-of-the-art hospital and network of clinics, therapy sites and pharmacies, Lake Regional offers a wide range of services to meet all of your health …