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Anderson Betterment Club

of Anderson, MO, USA.

wnterfrst-logo-2016-for-allWINTERFEST IS HERE!

WE’RE ALL GEARED UP FOR OUR ANNUAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION IN ANDERSON, AND WE HOPE YOU ARE TOO!

PLEASE JOIN US FOR SOME OF OUR FANTASTIC AND EXCITING EVENTS.

INFORMATION FOR THE 5K/10K RUN CAN BE FOUND BELOW.

INFO ON ALL OTHER EVENTS CAN BE FOUND BY CLICKING “HERE OR ON THE WINTERFEST NAME AT THE TOP OF THE WEBSITE

HOPE TO SEE YOU AT ONE OF OUR EVENTS!

stacy-winterfest-logoSATURDAY, NOV 19TH

Kick off the holidays in a healthy way by joining us for our annual Winterfest 5k/10k Run and Walk.

     This is a popular running event that’s in it’s 34th year! Come join the fun as walkers and runners take to the streets in Anderson the Saturday before Thanksgiving.

     Walkers are welcome to enter either event!

     This is always a lot of fun, and all money raised goes to help buy new playground equipment for Anderson City Parks.

     Brought to you by your Anderson Betterment Club, making Anderson a better place to live, work & play!

 

Date & Time & Place

  • Saturday, November 19th, 2016

  • Registration & packet pick up at Anderson City Hall. 200 Beaver St, Anderson, MO beginning at 7 am.

  • Start/Finish line at intersection of Beaver & Sycamore streets.

  • 10k starts at 8 am, 5k at 8:15 am

  • Both races chipped timed

  • 5k course USATF certified

Registration:

  • By Mail: send completed form and check payable to Anderson Betterment Club, PO Box 421, Anderson, MO 64831

  • Sign up online at: https://runsignup.com/Race/MO/Anderson/Winterfest5K10K
  • Click HERE to print off a paper application.
  • In Person – Drop off completed form and money (cash or check) to Ken at Farmers Insurance in Anderson. Also can be dropped off day of the race at Anderson City Hall. Questions: Email shut10@hotmail.com or call Ken at 417 214 3455.

Entry Fee

  • Through Thursday, November 17th – The 5k entry fee is $20.00, 10k entry is $30. After that and day of the race, entry fee is $25.00, 10k entry fee $35.00.

  • First 80 registered for all races get a t-shirt & goodie bag.

     

 

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Anderson’s Visioning Process is in the books! And it’s here! We have an electronic copy you can pull up on your home computer, laptop or tablet and spend time looking at the ideas that are in it. Just click the link below to open the pdf copy.

FINAL DOCUMENT

Some great ideas are emerging from this process. We want to thank the team from Drury and the UM Extension folks for working with us in developing our vision plans for the future!

One of the ideas developing is a beautification of Main Street, including landscaping and even “street canopies”! Below we’ve assembled some images from different places to show the possibilities of what could be…

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There are many more ideas in this plan that we are looking at implementing.

whats next

So what’s next? Throughout this year, we’ll be gathering to review the plans and start to prioritize the ideas as we try to make some of these ideas a reality.

If you have any questions about the plans, or would like to be involved in the future of this process, please drop us a note at info@andersonbetterment.org.

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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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.

www.andersonmo.us.

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

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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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