2017 Affiliate Appreciation Conference

Stanley Ball Award Shipman WEB

The inaugural Stanley Ball Leadership Award, a partnership with Central Trust, was awarded to Truman Lake Community Foundation president Randy Shipman

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks’ 2017 Affiliate Appreciation Conference will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the Ramada Oasis Convention Center in Springfield. You may register for the conference by filling out the form below.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the adjacent Ramada Plaza Hotel for affiliates wishing to spend the night in Springfield.

Deluxe room: $81/night
Poolside room: $91/night

Contact the Ramada at 1-888-532-4338 to make your reservation. Rooms are reserved under “Community Foundation of the Ozarks.” You can find a map of the hotel grounds and driving directions at www.ramadaoasis.com.

You can download a brochure with a full list of awards here.


Fred Lemons Award Putnam WEB

The second annual Fred Lemons award for community betterment went to Bill Putnam, a founding member and past president of the Carthage Community Foundation.Affiliate of the Year Awards

The program for this year’s Affiliate Appreciation Conference is still being developed, though we will be awarding the annual Affiliate of the Year awards for the fourth consecutive year. For more information about the Affiliate of the Year Program, including this year’s groupings and a breakdown of points, please visit our Affiliate of the Year home page.