Buffalo Board of Aldermen, 7 p.m. the last Monday, City Hall. 

Fair Grove Board of Aldermen, 6:30 p.m., second Tuesday (public forum) and fourth Tuesday (business meeting), of each month, at City Hall. 

Urbana Board of Aldermen, 7 p.m. last Tuesday of month, Urbana City Hall. 

Louisburg Board of Trustees and Council meeting, 6 p.m. on the first Tuesday at the Louisburg Lions Club. Agenda will be posted the day before the meeting at the Lions Club and the post office. The public is invited to attend.

Dallas County 911 Board meeting, noon, fourth Monday, 911 Communication Center, 101 Deer Run Drive, Buffalo. 

Dallas County R-1 Board of Education, 6:30 p.m. third Monday, high school library.

Fair Grove Board of Education, 7:30 p.m. third Wednesday, at the school.

Hickory County R-1 (Skyline) Board of Education, 7 p.m. third Wednesday, Skyline school.

Buffalo Area Chamber of Commerce, noon, first Wednesday, location varies.

Habitat for Humanity — Dallas County Affiliate, 6 p.m., third Tuesday at 622 N. Maple, Buffalo. Call 345-5086.

Engles Memorial Senior Center, open 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Friday. Lunch served from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Social activities with peers and educational information. Meals on Wheels for the homebound are available. For more information, contact the center at 345-8277.

Macks Creek Housing Inc., 6:30 p.m., first Tuesday in the Macks Creek City Hall. Visitors welcome.

Missouri Veterans Commission, Paula Nordin, veterans service officer, Lebanon, 532-6754. Office hours: Wednesday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed for lunch noon-1 p.m.; email, Paula.Nordin@ mvc.dps.mo.gov.


AWANA Club, for ages 4 years-8th-grade, and youth group for high school, 6:45-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Bible Baptist Church, corner of Dallas and Locust.

American Red Cross - Dallas County Chapter. Call 345-2852 for time and location information.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m. Friday, Grace Community United Methodist Church, 1652 South Ash. Call Ronny at 345-6240.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, Our Savior Lutheran Church, 107 S. Elder, Buffalo. Call Amy, 288-1629.

Elkland Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m. Monday at the Elkland Christian Church, 833-3651 or 833-2586.

Adoptive Parents of the Ozarks, 7 p.m. first Thursday, First Christian Church, 500 S. Madison, Lebanon. 532-4598 for information.

Alzheimer’s Support Group, 3 p.m., first Wednesday, conference room, Colonial Springs Healthcare Facility, 750 W. Cooper St. For more information, call, 345-2228.

AARP’s Driver Safety Program, 55 Alive. Call Marlene Robertson at 880-2709 or Ron Woods at 745-2360 for scheduled classes.

American Legion Post 19 and Auxiliary, 7:30 p.m. third Tuesday, Legion Hall, Buffalo; Phil Legan, commander; Don Evans, adjutant; Albert Kerns, chaplain.

Bison Pride Band PTO, 6 p.m., second Monday, high school band room.

Buffalo Area Kiwanis, noon, second and fourth Thursday, Hip Pocket Pizza, Buffalo.

COPE, a not-for-profit agency that provides services to domestic violence and sexual assault victims in Laclede, Dallas, Texas and Wright counties in Missouri. Local contact: Karmon Thomas, bookstore next to Dallas County Library, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., first and third Mondays of month. 24-hour hotline: (417) 532-2885; (877) 275-0930 (toll-free). 

Buffalo Lions Club, noon, second Wednesday, at Sharpe’s Motor, U.S. 65, Buffalo.

Fair Grove Lions Club, 7:30 p.m., second and fourth Monday each month, Lions Club building.

Long Lane Lions Club, 7 p.m. first Tuesday of month, Long Lane Park building.

Louisburg Lions Club, 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Louisburg Lions Community building.

Buffalo AMVETS Post 117, second Sunday each month.

Disabled American Veterans, 7 p.m. first Tuesday, Red Austin Parkway, 1100 N. Maple, Buffalo.

Riddick Lodge No. 361, AF&AM, 7:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday, Masonic Hall West Main Street, Buffalo.

Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 4010, 8 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays, club house. Ladies auxiliary 8 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays, the new Eagles lodge.

Bikers Against Child Abuse, (866) 71-ABUSE; www.bacausa. com; Top of the Ozarks, P.O. Box 14, Conway 65632; 241-8405.

Buffalo Downtown Marketplace, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. second Saturday of month on the Buffalo square.

Buffalo Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 446, 6:30 p.m. the third Monday, Masonic Lodge, West Main, Buffalo.

Buffalo Saddle Club, 7:30 p.m., third Tuesday, saddle club arena.

Buffalo 4-H Chargers, second Wednesday. Leader Greg Whipple, 345-4355.

Long Lane 4-H Club, 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday, Long Lane Park building.

Buffalo Rotary Club, noon, Tuesday, Clyde’s Restaurant.

Buffalo Garden Club, 1 p.m., the fourth Thursday at various locations. The club does not meet in November and December. For meeting location, call Janet Wood at 345-2111.

Buffalo Rural Fire Department, board meeting, 7:30 p.m. first Tuesday. Firemen’s meeting, 7:30 p.m., second Tuesday.

Dallas County Fire and Rescue, Board meeting, 7:30 p.m., last Monday. 

Southern Dallas County Fire Department, board meeting, 7 p.m., second Tuesday, at the fire station.

Long Lane Fire Department, 8 p.m. Iast Monday at firehouse.

Louisburg Community Fire Protective Association, board meeting, 7:30 p.m. third Monday, fire station #1; annual business meeting 7 p.m. on third Tuesday of June. For more information call (417) 752-3700.

Cancer Support Group: For women, 11:30 a.m. second Thursday. For more information, Kim McKee, 326-7648. For men, 11:30 a.m. the third Monday of each month. For more information, Robert McMillan, 328-7907 or Steve Keller, 328-6358. Groups meet at Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center at CMH, Bolivar.

Dallas County Sheriff’s Posse, 7 p.m. fourth Thursday, Dallas County Courthouse.

Dallas County Historical Society, 1 p.m. third Thursday, Dallas County Museum. 

Dallas County Fair Board, 7:30 p.m. third Monday. For more information or meeting location, call (417) 345-2958.

Dallas County Democrat Committee meeting at 6 p.m., first Monday, Time Out Cafe.

Dallas County Republican Committee meets at 6 p.m. first Thursday. Call Jack Dill, 589-2758, for meeting location.

Dallas County Area Retired School Employees Association, 8:30 a.m., fourth Tuesday at Clyde’s Restaurant. There are no meetings in July and August.

Dallas County R-1 Schools Parents as Teachers, Kelly McCoy, PAT coordinator, 399-0862 or 345-7070.

Dallas County R-1 Schools Homeless Coordinators: 345-2222; Teresa Coltrin, middle and high school social worker, ext. 2035, email, teresa.coltrin@bisonpride.org.

Dallas County Resource Group, meet at 11:30 a.m. the third Tuesday at Colonial Springs Healthcare Center, 750 W. Cooper. Lunch provided. All groups welcome to participate and share events and services offered for Dallas Countians.

Experience Works, Phyllis Hall, employment and training coordinator, 887-1704; phyllis_hall@experienceworks.org.

Fair Grove Water Supply meeting, 7 p.m., the second Monday each month, at the water supply office.

Overcomer, Victory in Christ, Recovery Support Group, Glorious Church, 3935 W. Sunshine, Springfield, Tuesday and Friday, 7 p.m. 890-4420.

TOPS Chapter 974, Take off pounds sensibly, every Thursday, First Baptist Church, 1006 W. Main, Buffalo. Weigh-in is 5-5:50, meeting at 6 p.m. For information, call Mary Wright, 345-0482, Donna Bruno-Mitchell, 345-1133 or Maryetta Spice, 345-1943.

TOPS Chapter 1069, Take off pounds sensibly, Halfway, Thursday, weigh time 5:15-6:05 p.m. Meeting time is 6:15 p.m. Halfway Lions Club building. Elsie, 445-2465 or Rosie 445-2331.

Hughes Senior Center, Lebanon, live band every Saturday, 7-10 p.m. Bring snacks and drinks to share; $4 donation accepted.

Meyongo Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1 p.m., every third Monday, at Lorene Evan’s home in Buffalo. For more information, call 345-5314.

Narcotics Anonymous, 1050 E. Blaine, Buffalo, meets at 2 p.m. Sunday; 6 p.m. Monday; and noon, Wednesday.

OACAC Women’s Support Group, 10 a.m. each Thursday, Dallas County Neighborhood Center.

Pommenaders Square Dance Club, will have dances from 7:30 to 10 p.m. the second and fourth Fridays at McCarty Senior Center, U.S. 54, Wheatland. Vicki and Jerry Pegelow, 345-2118.

Rapha Covenant, 7-9 p.m., Thursday, First Assembly of God Church.

Scottish Country Dancing, 2:30-4:30 p.m. first and third Saturday, 915 Jefferson Ave., Laclede-Lebanon Library. Class are free. (573) 674-2152 or floweroscotlanddt@hotmail. com.

Southwest Center for Independent Living, Springfield. (800) 676-7245; swcil.org.

Trails End, Amtgard live role playing, 2 p.m. Saturdays, Buffalo City Park. Cindy Underwood, (417) 733-5714.

Tunas Volunteer Fire Department, board meeting 6 p.m. second Tuesday, firehouse.

Urbana Rural Fire Department, 7 p.m. third Monday, in the community room of the fire department.

Windyville Volunteer Fire Department, 7 p.m., last Thursday at the fire station. For information call Ricky Gruber, fire chief, 345-2450. Visitors welcome.

University of Missouri Extension, West Central Region, Becky Bell, Dallas County 4-H Youth Program Assistant, 345-7551; bellrebe@missouri.edu; extension.missouri.edu/dallas.

VFW Post 4080, 6 p.m. covered-dish; 7 p.m. meeting. Second Thursday at the VFW hall, 419 S. Locust.

Wood Carving group, Our Savior Lutheran (LCMS). Call Peggy Suski at 733-4507 for meeting information.



Hours: 8 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday (except holidays); www.dallascountyhealth.com.

Board of Trustees meet at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month; adult and children’s immunizations, WIC, by appointment only; Women’s Wellness Clinic, by appointment only; birth control consultation/options; STD testing; food/septic permits and inspections; bacteriological water testing; birth/death certificates; blood pressure screening; limited laboratory testing and services; emergency planning/disease surveillance.

Fees are charged for certain services. All services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis.

Environmental Services: On-site septic permits, well water testing kits.

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Oats, Inc., Dallas County. To schedule a ride on the OATS bus, contact Patsy Dearin at (417) 345-2663, Carol Lee at (417) 733-1123 or call toll-free (800) 770-6287. Call 24 hours in advance for more efficient service. Cancellations occur when the bus quota cannot be met or if weather does not permit. OATS is a general public transportation provider. Schedules are developed with local input. Call your area contact with suggestions.

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Calendar items are published free as a public service for nonprofit organizations. Organizations wishing to have notices of special or regular meetings included in the Community Calendar may do so by submitting them to the Buffalo Reflex no later than noon, Monday of the week of publication. Additions or corrections may be made by calling 345-2224, or by mailing information to the Community Calendar, Buffalo Reflex, P.O. Box 770, Buffalo, MO 65622.

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