We love planning events to benefit all the children that Ronald McDonald Charities has helped and will help. Of course we also have fun events to celebrate all the work of our amazing volunteers, for which none of this would be possible. We have a few upcoming events listed below, but please continue to check back for updates on what events are currently in the making. If you would like to get involved, please visit our “volunteering” tab or contact us for more information.
Charli Dawn Davis Benefit Motorcycle Ride
April 11, 2015
Join riders as they cruise from Area 57/Ramada Conference Center in Branson, MO to the Ronald McDonald House near Cox South in Springfield for lunch. This ride benefits the Ronald McDonald Houses of Springfield. Sign in starts at 10:00am, and blessing of the bikes is at 11:45am.
To participate, contact Jay “Poppa J” Pafford at 417-337-1803
16th Annual Rock’n Ribs BBQ Festival
April 24-25, 2015
The Annual Rock and Ribs Barbecue Festival features 80 teams from all over coming together to compete for the best Barbeque in a ‘Kansas City BBQ Society’ Sanctioned event. Be one of the thousands of samplers who enjoy chicken, pork and beef starting at 1:00. There’s 11 hours of Live music, a Kids Play Zone, Motorcycle Show and plenty of food and drinks. Visit the Rock’n Ribs Website for more information.
Sertoma All-Star Weekend
June 5, 2015: 14th Annual GRIN IRON CLASSIC
June 6, 2015: 4th Annual GRIN ACTION CLASSIC
Don’t miss our 2015 Sertoma All-Star Weekend! It all starts with a 7:30 p.m. kickoff on Friday, June 5 for the GRIN IRON CLASSIC, Southwest Missouri’s All-Star High School Football Game. The best volleyball all-stars in Southwest Missouri will start their annual tournament on Saturday, June 6 at Noon. Enjoy a great weekend of high school sports and support the Tooth Truck (our Ronald McDonald Care Mobile)! For information on sponsorships and program ads, contact 417-875-3505 or kim.booth@RMHCozarks.org.
26th Annual Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper
August 13-16, 2015
The Ronald McDonald House of the Ozarks has been a grateful beneficiary of this WEB.COM TOUR event for 25 years. One of the primary ways the House is supported is through the Charity Sweepstakes Ticket Program. For every $25 ticket you purchase, you will receive admission to all four tournament days, August 13-16. Each ticket also includes a chance to win daily prizes with a minimum $25 value each AND a one in 10,000 chance to win a 2015 Ford Mustang or $10,000 cash. One-hundred percent of your ticket purchase will benefit the Ronald McDonald House when purchasing your tickets through our organization. For more information or to purchase your tickets, contact Kim Booth at 417-875-3505 or kim.booth@RMHCozarks.org.
Additional information also available at the Price Cutter Charity Championship Website.
2nd Annual Paint it Forward
August 28, 2015
Join us on Friday, August 28 as Obelisk Home brings us the 2nd Annual Paint it Forward cocktail party and auction featuring collaborative artwork created by local artists paired with children of families that have benefited from our two Ronald McDonald Houses.
This event is open to the public.
Inaugural Red Shoe Gala
September 19, 2015
Put your red shoes on and join us for the inaugural Red Shoe Gala. An evening of dinner, dancing, and entertainment featuring OWN Network Star & Recording Artist JAKE SIMPSON. 100% of the proceeds of this event will benefit families in the Ozarks through the two Ronald McDonald Houses and the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile (fondly known as the Tooth Truck).
Sponsorship opportunities are now available.
For more information, contact Bonnie Keller at 417-875-3503 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
20th Annual Cup O’Cheer Homes Tour
November 20, 2015
The 20th Annual Cup O’Cheer Homes Tour will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 20, 2015. Participants will tour five of the area’s most beautiful homes, decorated for the holidays. The first 1,200 guests to purchase a ticket will receive a commemorative fine china teacup & saucer. The annual Homes Tour is an open-house style event where guests can tour the featured homes in any order they would like between the hours of 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Guests are invited to enjoy tea and elegant desserts at the Ronald McDonald House near Cox South Hospital.
Tickets go on sale October 1, 2015.
For more information , visit our Cup O’Cheer Website.