Restoring Hope is in the News!

Restoring Hope is in the News!

  The West Plains Chamber of Commerce has named Restoring Hope, LLC as the Business of the Week. “Our agency is delighted to be chosen as West Plains Chamber of Commerce Business of the Week,” said Office Manager Diane Smithey. “We contract with many host home families and relief workers in this region and employ a growing number of program managers, nurses, and clerical staff…

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Chillin’ With Our Consumers

Chillin’ With Our Consumers

Our consumers are doing some pretty cool stuff and celebrating this summer.     Cynthia and Val visited Fishland pet store during a recent community outing. Cynthia loves animals! Look how well she handles that snake with confidence and grace.             Heather celebrated her 30th birthday with pizza and cake with Restoring Hope staff and consumers. She was beaming on…

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Daytripping Around West Plains

Daytripping Around West Plains

On May 25th, we decided a sight-seeing walk at Galloway Park in West Plains was in order! We explored, hiked, crossed waterways, and relaxed. It was a beautiful day! After all the rains that had kept us cooped up for a while, it was lovely to get out and about. When our expedition was complete, we enjoyed a nice meal at Skillets Family Cafe.

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How do you keep your cool?

How do you keep your cool?

In these dog days of summer, it’s not just about keeping your body cool. When the thermometer start to rise outside sometimes it’s easy for temps to rise internally, too! Do you ever find yourself feeling short-tempered, impatient, or just plain agitated? Of course you do! We all do from time to time. The heat of the summer seems to make our fuses run short. Couple…

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What are your summer plans?

What are your summer plans?

Maybe you have a road trip coming up or a couple of day trips planned. Maybe your family likes to have backyard BBQs. Whatever you have planned, a little pre-planning can really help! Here are a few ideas to keep your travel plans swimming in the right direction! You can keep the 3R’s in mind to help everyone feel loved and appreciated even if temperatures…

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Rain, Rain, Go Away!

Rain, Rain, Go Away!

Wow, we certainly had one doozy beginning of May! All we could think about was “rain, rain please go away!” We topped record amounts of rain. We watched as bridges, vehicles, and some homes washed away. It puts into perspective just what the elements can do and it deserves a healthy respect from everyone. Water is just not something to mess with. In our area…

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Trip to Mammoth Springs State Park

Trip to Mammoth Springs State Park

Mammoth Spring State Park is a 62 1/2 acre state park in Fulton County, Arkansas. It’s Arkansas’ largest spring, with an average hourly rate of almost 10 million gallons of 58-degree water. . While it’s a perfect place for canoeing and trout fishing, there is also the 1886 Frisco Depot Museum to visit. Picnic sites, pavilions, nature trails, and even an early hydroelectric power dam…

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Prom, Sports, and Nature, OH MY!

Prom, Sports, and Nature, OH MY!

Night to Shine Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs made possible by the Tim Tebow Foundation. It is one incredible night where thousands of incredible people around the world are celebrated and a time for all honored guests to be Kings & Queens for the night. . Brandi, Becky, Kayle and Bobbi F. all attended…

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7 Tips to Renew Kind and Loving Relationships

7 Tips to Renew Kind and Loving Relationships

Healthy relationships are something we all want. Yet sometimes we get so caught up in the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, we forget to nurture those special people and relationships that mean so much to us. You may not realize what you have in a relationship until it’s not functioning properly. It’s perfectly natural to have our emotions get the better of us…

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Eagles’ Wing Ministries Offers Opportunities to Our Consumers

Eagles’ Wing Ministries Offers Opportunities to Our Consumers

Eagles’ Wing Ministries‘s mission is to promote spiritual renewal and enrich family relationships through vacation, retreats, and other types of outings. They serve families, couples, and individuals who are not in a place to afford these kinds of opportunities. . Eagles’ Wings Ministries also offers employment for people with disabilities who desire to be a contributing part of their community. We have two wonderful consumers who work…

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