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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 28
Open Buddy Bass Fishing Tournament
Make a difference and join us for a day of fishing on Table Rock Lake on April 28, 2024. All funds raised will benefit unmet needs for individuals served by The Arc of the Ozarks.
Dec 6
Christmas Extravaganza
Join us at the 30th annual Christmas Extravaganza Friday, December 6, 2024 at 5:30 p.m. to raise funds and awareness for The Arc of the Ozarks Children’s Autism Services.
May 20
1st Annual Charity Golf Tournament
Join us for a day of golf on May 20th, 2024, at Rivercut Golf Course to raise funds for The Arc of the Ozarks new Autism and Neurodevelopmental Center. The center increases access for diagnostic and treatment therapies for children on the autism spectrum and other neurodevelopmental conditions in Southwest Missouri.

Signature Event Sponsors

2024 Open Buddy Bass Fishing Tournament
Central Bank Logo

At Home Real Estate

Rick’s Automotive


Cash Family Orthodontics


Rapid Roberts

Higginbotham Insurance

Old Missouri Bank

Moseley Office



CNH Reman

Bait Wrx

Wide Open Networks

Johnson, Vorhees, and Martucci

2024 Autism Charity Golf Tournament


SMC Electric

Fishel Pools

Associated Electric


Q & Company

Thompson Sales

Crown Power & Equipment

Meet The Development Team:

Karen Burnell Ruff

Director of Development 

Julie Jones

Assistant Director of Development

Michele Fields

Senior Development Specialist

Hannah Hailey

Marketing and Development Coordinator 

Jaydin Lee

Development Associate


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