Preparation is underway for the 103rd annual Freedom Fest Celebration on July 4, 2016 at the Gentry City Park. Headlining the evening’s entertainment will be Barrett Baber. Opening for him will be local singer Kaylin Cripps. There will be fun for the whole family during the day and a spectacular fireworks display after dark. Plan to bring the family for a day of food and fun on the 4th.
I am taking applications for all wanting to rent a space in the park on the 4th. This includes food vendors, craft vendors,raffles and money raisers, informational booths or political booths. Call Janie Parks at 479-736-2358 or email at email@example.com for more information.
The Gentry Chamber of Commerce will again sponsor an Easter egg hunt in the south side of the city park at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 26. The event will include prizes for all and bicycles, provided by local businesses, for a winner in each age category. 2016 Easter Egg Hunt
Mayor Kevin Johnston was pleased to announce the arrival of Harps Foods at last night’s city council meeting. This new grocery store will be located at 300 S. Gentry Blvd. This location will undergo extensive renovations and has a projected opening date of late 2016. We are excited to have a Harps Hometown Fresh Store www.harpsfood.com as a part of our City. We want to thank Harps Food for their investment in our City and remind everyone to Shop Local, Shop Gentry!
We would like to thank the staff and students at Ozark Adventist Academy for a day full of community spirit and volunteerism! Friday March 4th the students of Ozark Adventist Academy moved into downtown Gentry to help with ground maintenance, painting and cleaning, they assisted businesses and the City and their efforts were truly appreciated. Please visit ozarkacademy.org for some great pictures of this fun and productive day!
The Gentry Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual awards banquet on Thursday February 25th at 6:00 p.m. at the Wooden Spoon. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased by calling the Chamber at 479-736-2358.
2016 Business Owners Survey
If you are a Gentry business owner please complete the following survey. We look forward to your input!
A job fair will be held at the Gentry Public Library for Simmons Feb. 1st from 9-2pm.
Simmons Job Fair
Join us in the McKee Community Room in the Gentry Library from January 22-29 for a quilt show. 2016 Quilt Show Information, Gentry Chamber of Commerce Quilt Show application 2016
Thanks to Flying Lens Visuals for providing an amazing birds eye view of the Gentry Christmas Parade. We appreciate all the business owners who make Gentry great!
2015 Gentry Christmas Parade