will mark our 6th year for our Laptops for
Students program. We provide laptops to students graduating Osceola High School and entering college or a trade school. This year we
expect to awarded 19 new HP Pavilion x2 Detachable Laptop-10t touch Laptops to students! Funded by community support we are
grateful for all the
donations we receive.
Students MUST fill out an application to be considered for a laptop just like any of the local scholarships. These applications
will be available with the scholarship packets through the High School. Visit our
Laptops for Students page for more information.
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Join us on the 4th Friday of the month for our popular Chamber Luncheon. We will be celebrating our 10th
anniversary of luncheons in November! Each month we enjoy presentations from a local business, government
official or local
organization. Everyone is welcome.
Cozy up for a favorite film shown outside in the fresh evening air! Held in June and July these complimentary movie screenings are
available in Optimist park at dusk. We partner with the St. Clair County Library on the dates and movies that will be shown.
Popcorn and refreshments will be available. Check our
Facebook Events Page for Movie times when available.
VA Mobile Medical Unit
The Chamber works directly with the Veteran's Administration and the Friends of the St. Clair County Senior Center to
bring the VA Mobile Medical Unit to Osceola. The Bus comes to the Life Center at Rivers Crossing the 3rd Thursday of the month providing veterans in the area
health care without the long drive to Kansas City.
Ground breaking and ribbon cuttings have been a staple for the Osceola Chamber and happen more than people realize.
We see the progress the town is making every time we bring out the "big
Our annual Street Dance is held on the Thursday before Labor Day. The band usually starts around 5:00 and plays
until 9:00. A chicken dinner is served by the incoming Senior Class as a fundraiser.
Osceola's biggest event of the year! Held on the Saturday before Labor Day it features a Baby Contest,
Turtle Races, food vendors and of course the Rodeo Daze Parade.
Our annual Independence Day Celebration takes place on the Saturday before the Fourth of July. Our community supported fireworks
is an annual event organized by the Chamber.
We can probably safely say that the annual Turtle Races at the fictional Kiefer Downs arena is one of the biggest turtle races in the
country. Last years races had over 220 participants with
almost $1000 in prize money! Each entry wins!
Kiefer Downs Opens During Rodeo Daze.