Thanks for stopping by the website of the

Anderson Betterment Club

of Anderson, MO, USA.

441360-Royalty-Free-RF-Clip-Art-Illustration-Of-A-Cartoon-Excited-Black-Friday-Shopper-Running-With-A-Sale-Ad 1Winterfest Business Open House Tour this Saturday November 22nd!

Pick your shopping card up at Anderson Floral starting at 10 am. Then visit each business on the card and have them mark that you’ve been there. Turn your card back in at Anderson Floral for a chance to win a flat screen tv, gasoline & more!
Thanks to the businesses that are participating this year:

Anderson Floral
Anderson Pit Stop
Arvest Bank (Closes At Noon)
Casa Cataldo Cafe (Opens At 11)
Cooper’s Cafe
Decades Salon & Body Shop (Closes At 1)
Discount Dollar
Feed Store & More (Closes At 1)
Four State Printing/County Clothing Company
Grandma’s Attic
Poppy’s Daylight Donuts (Closes At Noon)
Rags To Riches Flea Market
Town & Country Supermarket

Remember: Some of the stores close early on Saturday, so make sure to get to those in time! Have fun shopping. Spend some money in those places as a way to say thanks. And good luck! Now Go Shop!


Winterfest poster 2014

Winterfest 2014 logo for website


Winterfest is just around the corner! And we’re making history with the first Winterfest event!

Along with the popular Winterfest 5k run & walk, we’re adding the first ever 10k chip timed course in McDonald County! You can run or walk either! Both will be chip timed for accurate results. 

The first 125 people entered get a cool t-shirt Winterfest 2014 tshirt for websiteand a goody bag! Plus the Silver Shoe award is still up for grabs to the person who signs up the most runners or walkers!

And we’re awarding prizes to the high school or college cross county team that brings the most runners! It’s going to be a fun event that you will not want to miss.

You can register online or print out a paper app and get it to us. Winterfest 5k/10k. Saturday, November 22nd. Be there!

For online registration, click on the image below:


Winterfest online registration

For a paper application, click HERE!
winterfest logo 2014
winterfest sponsorts

The next general meeting of the Anderson Betterment Club is scheduled for Thursday, November 13th at noon at Anderson City Hall. We’ll be discussing some upcoming events as well as some new programs that will give our members some much deserved recognition. Hope to see you there!



  It’s a great time to be a part of the Anderson Betterment Club!

     If you’re not familiar with us, we’re a group of business owners and residents who are doing things to make Anderson a better place to live, work & play.

      Some of our projects and events are as follows:

  • Playground Project – An effort to buy and install new playground equipment for all city parks.

  • Berry Festival Celebration – An annual arts & crafts street fair on Mother’s Day weekend, including a popular 5k run, that celebrates the history of the strawberry industry in Anderson.

  • Movies in the Park – During the summer months, we show a free movie outside in Town Hole Park.

  • Meet Me Downtown Homecoming Street Fair & Parade – We work with the Booster Club to host a street fair & parade in the fall around football homecoming.

  • Monster Dash 5k Run – A 5k run & walk complete with a route infested with “monsters”! A fundraiser for a local charity.

  • Winterfest Celebrations – Anderson’s annual Holiday celebrations including a 5k run, a parade & street fair. Around the week of Thanksgiving

  • Economic Development Planning Working with the city to come up with ways to spur growth for new and exisiting businesses in Anderson.

          We invite you to join us in our efforts in building a better community.

     For just $40 a year, you get a chance to be a part of this thriving club. Your business will also be listed on our website so that people can find you on the web and in town. 

      To download & print and application, please click HERE or on the “Join Us!” tab at the top of this page.   

     If you have more questions, feel free to call Ken Schutten at 417 214 3455 or Crystal Sherman at 417 845 3395.

      The Anderson Betterment Club. Making Anderson a better place to live, work & play!




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The Anderson Betterment Club wants to thank everyone who came out to celebrate the ribbon cutting for the “Pit Stop” convenience store with new owners Pam & Gene Holloway. The store is located just north of Anderson on Business 71 Highway. They are planning a special open house this Friday, September 26th from 4 – 7pm with give aways and more! Go check it out. And thanks to the Holloways for helping to make Anderson a better place to live, work & play!


Looking for more information about the City of Anderson?

Check out the City’s official website at www.andersonmo.us.

From your city council member’s phone numbers to city code information. It’s all there. Even some neat history about Anderson.



For more information, please email us at info@andersonbetterment.org.



What is the Anderson Betterment Club????

The Anderson Betterment Club was founded in 2010 as a non-profit organization dedicated to improving and promoting the Anderson community. Its membership is open to any citizen of Anderson and the surrounding area. Meetings are usually on the second Thursday of the month in the Anderson City Hall Train Depot at noon. Yearly dues are $40 per business or $25 per individual. Check out our “Join Us” link a the top of the page for more info.

For other events, please visit our Calendar page.


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