4th Annual Wagons for Warriors

Travel back in time and enjoy an authentic and savory, home-cooked meal prepared over an open fire, by authentic Chuckwagons and their crew from Missouri, Indiana, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas. The Wagons will circle on Saturday, May 24, at the Cowan Civic Center Fair Grounds (500 E Elm, Lebanon, MO 65536) at 10:00 am with lunch being served at 11:30 am while the food lasts. Tickets for the Wagons for Warriors event are on sale now and are available at the Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce, Mid Missouri Credit Union (Lebanon, Waynesville, & FLW), Mid Missouri Bank, Heritage Bank, Hairy’s Salon and Jones Investment Group (St. Robert). Advance ticket purchase is recommended for $10; each ticket includes your meal and choice of two drinks, children under 5 are free.  The first one hundred tickets will be donated to Fort Leonard Wood Warrior Transition Unit Soldiers and their family members and Purple Heart recipients.

Proceeds from the Wagons for Warriors event will stay local and benefit area Wounded Warriors and their family members under the Mid Missouri Chapter Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Wounded Warrior Fund.  “It is the goal of the Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce, Friends of the Fort, and every Chuck wagon participating in this event to raise funds for our area Military.  I’ve seen 1st hand what a difference a hand up in the form of a grant can make to a Military family in a time of need.  This community effort is awesome!” Merle Jones, Retired Army and Friends of the Fort Committee Past Chair.  The AUSA Wounded Warrior fund was established in May, 2000 and to date has granted over $150,000 in grants to the region’s Military.

For more information on purchasing tickets, becoming a sponsor or making a donation to the Wagons for Warriors event and helping support this military family please contact the Chamber office at 417-588-3256.

# Friends of the Fort and the Association of the United States Army are local not for profit organizations with the sole purpose of supporting our area Service Members. #


Leadercast 2014

Host Site SlideReserve your seat for Leadercast today! Tickets are $30.00 and will include refreshments, lunch and training material. Leadercast exists to positively change the way the world thinks about leadership. This year’s theme – Beyond You – challenges leaders to focus outward rather than inward. Experience Leadercast and discover what it means to be a leader worth following.

Leadercast will be simulcast live from Atlanta, GA to Lifepoint Church in Lebanon, Missouri on May 9th. The event will take place from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm. Leadercast is presented by the Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce & Leaders Growing Leaders Committee. We are happy to announce our local guest speaker, Col. (Retired) Steven Meddaugh. Col. Meddaugh has retired from the US Army after 33 years of faithful service to the Nation. He and his wife Julie reside in Lebanon. 

Your name can be placed on a reservation list inside the Lebanon Area Chamber office located at 186 North Adams, by phone (417) 588-3256 or by e-mail: chamber@lebanonmissouri.com. Reservation deadline will be Monday, April 21st.

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