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The Arc’s Events

Get involved, have fun, and make a difference! Your participation as a community partner, volunteer, or sponsor of our annual events is valued and directly impacts the lives of individuals with disabilities served by The Arc of the Ozarks.

Upcoming Events

The Arc of the Ozarks events have a purpose to raise community awareness while raising funds for a specific unfunded program that supports our mission to support individuals with disabilities in directing their own lives as valued members of the community in one of our four divisions. 

Apr 27
Open Buddy Bass Fishing Tournament
Make a difference and join us for a day of fishing on Table Rock Lake on April 27, 2024. All funds raised will benefit unmet needs for individuals served by The Arc of the Ozarks.
Dec 8
Christmas Extravaganza
Join us on at the 29th annual Christmas Extravaganza Friday, December 8, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. to raise funds and awareness for The Arc of the Ozarks Children’s Autism Services.
May 20
21st Annual Monett Golf Tournament
Join us for a day of golf on May 20, 2024 benefiting summer camp for children with disabilities and an evening educational program for adults with disabilities in Barry and Lawrence counties. Stay tuned with information on registration!

Signature Event Sponsors

2023 Christmas Extravaganza Sponsors
Central Bank Logo
MarshMcClennan Agency Logo
At Home Real Estate Services of Southwest MO Logo

Kutak Rock


Elite Promotions

Associated Electric


Cox Roofing

Ellis, Ellis, Hammons & Johnson, P.C

Ozarks Coca-Cola

Thompson Sales Company


Buxton Kubik Dodd Inc.

Burrell Behavioral Health

EveryBody Pilates

Dale’s Roofing Inc.

Meet The Development Team:

Karen Burnell Ruff

Director of Development 

Leslie Manor

Senior Development Specialist 

Hannah Hailey

Marketing and Development Coordinator 

Jaydin Lee

Development Associate

Bradley Knox

Creative Web and Graphic Designer


Get in touch with The Arc to learn more about our services, career opportunities, donations and much more!

2023 Open Buddy Bass Fishing Tournament Sponsors