• Neosho Kicks Off the 58th Annual Dogwood Tour

  •  Neosho Kicks Off the 58th Annual Dogwood Tour
     
                Neosho, MO - The Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce and the Neosho Rotary Club wish to announce the kick off of the 58th Annual Neosho Dogwood Tour.  The Dogwoods are just starting to bloom, an invitation is extended to everyone in the four-state area to come and enjoy the beauty that this time of year boasts in the Neosho area.
                Tour maps and Dogwood information are available at the Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce or online at www.neoshocc.com.  Dogwood Tour signs will be posted along the route for this special event.  The tour is a free, self-guided tour.
                The Dogwood Tour was initiated in 1961 by the Rotary Club and over the years has brought thousands of visitors into our community to share in the beauty of Missouri’s official tree, which graces many of the hills and hollows of the Neosho area. 
                The Friends of the Neosho National Fish Hatchery will host their Open House on Sunday, April 14th
     from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Fish Hatchery located at 520 E. Park Street.  There will be informational booths set up around the ponds.  The Fish Hatchery will be giving tours throughout the day.  Festivities will include free lunch from 11:00am to 1:00pm (hotdogs, chips, cookies, drinks, dessert).  The Missouri Conservation Department will be giving away free trees.  There will be a book signing inside the visitor center. There will be special Music by Kufara Marimba Band & Hairy Vetch Band, along with interesting booths around the pond.
                The 37th Annual Dogwood Run will be held on Saturday, April 20st, 2018 at 9:00am.  There will be a 5K (3.1 miles) Run & 1-mile Walk. The course will run through a section of the Dogwood Tour.  All Entries will receive a Dogwood Tree.  Entry Fee is $8.00 in advance and $10.00 the day of the race.  Registration Forms are available at the Chamber Office.  For more information about the Dogwood Run call 417-389-0332. https://localraces.com/events/neosho-mo/37th-annual-dogwood-run?fbclid=IwAR2Fn62UxEQL-TSXKtMLZKg-sXWXKtvHxYxl3ktiRoJ4Br1hjcgxzVGGgcE
    For more information contact the Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce at (417) 451-1925 or lauri@neoshocc.com