National Night Out Springfield is a free, city-wide event that brings together law enforcement, health and safety organizations, and neighborhood groups to bring you a night of safety education and fun activities for the whole family.
The Downtown Springfield Association recently received a Community Change Micro Grant awarded by America Walks. Throughout downtown, street signs encourage visitors to explore the area by foot.
Sponsored by United Way of the Ozarks, Day of Caring is the single largest one-day, community-wide volunteer event in Southwest Missouri. Local businesses and organizations take part by coordinating teams of employees to spend a day giving back to area non-profit agencies.
Springfield Mayor Ken McClure noted the strong economy in Springfield, recognized public servants and announced plans for community-wide planning and land use at the annual State of the City Address held recently during the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s Good Morning Springfield! program at Evangel University.