Celebrate 40 years of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks at Taste of the Ozarks on Thursday, November 9, 2023 at the Oasis Convention Center at 6:30-8:30PM! Doors open at 6:30PM sharp.
While you're enjoying the variety of TASTES from our local restaurants, browse our silent auction items as well as bid on our live auction items. Enjoy our inspirational program that celebrates the value of mentorship to the youth in our community and don't miss the announcement of our TWO $20,000 CASH raffle winners (you do not need to be present to win).
This year the theme is the '80s Prom!
'80s Prom photobooth
Wine + Beer
50/50 Cash Raffle
Heads or Tails Game
Raffles for Diamonds and Gift Cards
AND a reason to wear your old prom outfit!
What more could you ask for?
Where else can you to try over a dozen local flavors all in one place? Experience Mexican, American, Jamaican and your favorite sweet treats. Be sure to vote for your favorite! The restaurant with the most votes will win People's Choice.
Bid and win local gems in our silent and live auction. We have something for everyone's taste and budget, so come ready to bid on your favorite item!
A BIG thanks to our raffle sponsor, the Green Family!
Each year Taste of the Ozarks features a raffle to win $20,000 CASH. In honor of our 40th anniversary, we are drawing 2 winners and giving away $20,000 to both! Only 1,000 tickets are sold at the amount of $100 each. Drawing will be held at Taste of the Ozarks, and you DO NOT need to be present to win.
Please refer to the 'Raffle' tab for rules and guidelines.
2022 WINNING TICKET: #025
Yep! We said it...ed-u-tainment. We will entertain you throughout the night while you learn about our core programs, why they are important, and the impact YOU are having in our community by being a part of Taste of the Ozarks!
Thursday, November 9, 2023
"This is my favorite event of the year!"
Michele Delcoure, CNH Reman / SRC Holdings Corporation
We encourage YOU to attend and be the "key ingredient" to a child's successful future! All proceeds from this signature event support local matches who benefit from services provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks. To attend, sponsor a table of 10 at $2,000. Seating is limited, please complete our sponsorship form (found on the sponsorship tab) to secure your table. If you are interested in individual tickets, please call our office at 417-889-9136.
Ava had always been a quiet kid, but when Julie was around, Ava could light up a room. Even after Ava and Julie’s match closed in 2016 when Ava moved to another state, they couldn’t stay apart! Julie made sure to stay in contact and the two visited each other every chance they had. A “little” distance couldn’t stop what was destined to be a lifelong friendship. They have been there for each other for some of their biggest milestones yet! Ava was in Julie’s wedding and Julie recently attended Ava’s graduation from high school. Congrats, Ava and Julie! Thank you for letting us be a little part of your “big” futures!
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