Thanks for stopping by the website of the
Anderson Betterment Club
of Anderson, MO, USA.
Scare up some fun at the 2017 Monster Dash 5k Run & Walk! Be ready to face your fears as you hit the spooky streets of Anderson in this family fun event! You might even run across a ghoul or two on the course! Lots of fun, plus we’ll have a kid’s candy fun run before things get too scary! All proceeds to to McDonald County Angel Tree Project to buy Christmas gifts for kids in our community. Great fun & a great cause! See you there!
Date & Time & Place
Saturday, October 28th, 2017
Registration & packet pick up at Anderson City Hall. 200 Beaver St, Anderson, MO beginning at 5 pm.
Start/Finish line at intersection of Beaver & Sycamore streets
1 mile fun run starts at 6 pm
Monster Dash 5k starts at 7:30 pm
- Paper registrations can be printed off by clicking here. Or you can pick one up at several Anderson locations like Arvest Bank, Community Bank & Trust, Anderson Post Office, Town & Country Bulletin Board, Farmer Insurance, Shelter Insurance or Anderson City Hall.
By Mail: send completed form and check payable to Anderson Betterment Club, PO Box 421, Anderson, MO 64831
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call Ken at 417 214 3455.
Through Thursday, October 26th – The 5k entry fee is $20.00. After that and day of the race, entry fee is $25.00. First 75 registered for the 5k get a t-shirt & goodie bag.
Fun Run entry fee is $5.00 (Fun Run is a non timed, one mile run, limited to participants in Kindergarten through 5th Grade.) First 30 kids registered get a free t-shirt. Treat bags will be filled along the route!
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…
There are many more ideas in this plan that we are looking at implementing.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.