Category Archives: Volunteers

Call for Donations for Volunteer Appreciation Week

As a non-profit organization, the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau relies on the generosity of area businesses and organizations to assist in promoting the region to visitors. The Springfield CVB operates the Visitor Information Center at the Jordan Valley Car Park on Historic Route 66 and the Information Kiosk at the Springfield-Branson National Airport. The […]
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Congratulations!

Congratulations to CVB volunteer Evelyn Turner-Rafferty, the winner of the 2011 St. Jude Dream HomeĀ in the Kelby Creek Subdivision in Nixa! Turner-Rafferty was one of 6,000 people who purchased a ticket for a chance to win the Dream Home, a fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN. The home, built by Fahrlander […]
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Work Day in Joplin Scheduled for July 2

As Joplin marks the one-month anniversary of the tornado that struck the city, 45,304 volunteers have helped with clean-up efforts. In all, registered volunteers have contributed more than 207,105 hours helping Joplin residents clean up and begin to rebuild from this disaster. To put that number in perspective, that’s more than 23 years’ worth of […]
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2011 Salute to Travel & Tourism Results in Lots of Photos!

Congratulations to all who received awards at the 2011 Salute to Travel & Tourism! The Civil War-themed banquet was loads of fun and the Convention & Visitors Bureau staff and board of directors were pleased to honor those who are making a difference in the local tourism industry. About 200 people attended the Civil War-themed […]
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