Showing posts from September, 2020

Interesting Facts about Willmore Lodge

The Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to be housed at the beautiful and historic Willmore Lodge. The rich history of the area is showcased at the lodge. If you've never been to check it out, we highly recommend stopping by for a tour to learn the amazing story about the evolution of our area. While you plan your trip to Willmore Lodge, check out these quick interesting facts:  In 2017, Willmore Lodge received a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor due to consistent great reviews and it is featured in TripAdvisor’s top six things to do at the Lake of the Ozarks.  Located right before you cross Bagnell Dam, Willmore Lodge boasts a view of the first seven and a half miles of the lake Willmore Lodge hosts events! Our members can rent out the facility to host business meetings and other events.  In addition to housing the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, the Willmore also houses a museum that provides information about The Great Osage River Project, which was the construction

WEEKEND EVENT: Magic Dragon Street Meet Nationals (Sept 11-13)

 The Magic Dragon Car Show is almost here! As our Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is busy preparing for the awesome annual event, we want to share some of the event details with you AND feature our sponsors! Check out the details below:  All About the Magic Dragon Street Meet Nationals: The Magic Dragon Street Meet Nationals is a unique show for all makes, models, and years of cars, trucks and motorcycles. The show celebrated its 30th year in 2018 with phenomenal weather, 1,000 participants and close to 10,000 spectators. Located in Central Missouri, we bring 30 years of show experience to the historic Bagnell Dam Strip at the Lake of the Ozarks. The strip is closed to normal traffic during show hours, so we only have show vehicles within the boundaries. This creates and absolutely electric atmosphere! Some say it's like being on the set of "American Graffiti". Recognized as one of the largest car shows in the Midwest, we cap our registration at 1,000 participants. The ca

TAKING NOMINATIONS for the Lake Area Chamber Business Awards

Our chamber at the Lake of the Ozarks is busy preparing for the Lake Area Chamber Annual Dinner this fall. As we gear up for another memorable gathering with our members, we're asking for your help in shining a light on businesses and individuals who have stood out this year for the chamber! This year has presented unique challenges for all businesses around the area and this is your chance to give recognition to businesses and individuals who have make a positive impact on our chamber and community!  Each year at the Annual Dinner, the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce presents member business awards in multiple categories. Nominations are taken in the late summer for the awards presentation in October. CATEGORY ELIGIBILITY AND JUDGING CRITERIA Listed below is information regarding categories, eligibility and judging criteria for the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Awards. The chamber invites its members to identify nominees for these awards in each of the following categorie