Board of Directors: Janet Bredehoeft, Zach Fisher, Chris Fritsche, Amanda Gash, Jamie Iles, Donald Knehans, Nichole Meyer, Madie Plymell, Marshall Stewart,

City of Higginsville Liaison: Jeanette Dobson

Treasurer/ Comptroller: Beth Schlotzhauer

Executive Director: Teri Ray


OUR MISSION….To Provide Strong Leadership, To Promote a Favorable Community Environment Thereby Enhancing the Quality Of Life


COMMUNITY-WIDE                                                                                        YOUTH

Annual Country Fair Event                                                                               4 H. Banquet

Downtown Flower Pots & Postage Stamp Park                                             Scholarships:

Community Beautification                                                                               *   John T. (Jack) Coats Memorial

4th of July Family Fun & Fireworks Festivities                                               Santa Hut            

Downtown Holiday Lighting                                                                             Halloween Spooktacular

Missouri Community Betterment Participant                                                C.H.O.I.C.E.S Program

Partner with Hgvl.’s Youth Commission for Breakfast with Santa & Kid’s Shopping Spree

Lafayette Co. Farmer Appreciation Dinner                                                   HYDRO    Higginsville Youth 

Holiday Happenings                                                                                        Directing Realistic Opportunities     

Christmas Parade & Downtown Lighting                                                       REALL  Reality Education and Life Lessons

New Business Welcomes                                                                                    RETAIL PROMOTIONS

Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies                                                                              Business Referrals

Higginsville’s Liaison to Whiteman AFB                                                        Business Promotions Committee   

                                                                                                                                Gift Certificates

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP                                                                            “Hello Higginsville” Welcome Wagon

Business/Community Credibility                                                                     New Resident List.

Quarterly Meetings                                                                                              BE LOYAL BUY LOCAL Marketing

Annual Casino Night Fundraiser                                                                     

Fax Service                                                                                                           INFORMATION

Membership Decal                                                                                              Higginsville Magazine/ City Map

Educational Seminars                                                                                        Community Profile                            

“Before Hours” & “After Hours” Socials                                                       Response to requests for information from  

Social Media ~ Facebook                                                                                  Tourist, Prospective & Existing Businesses &


 Various Levels of State Government

                                                                                                                                Community Calendar/Organization list