Sizzling Suits

Sizzling Suits

IT’S TIME TO GET OUT IN THE SUMMER SUN and enjoy what the Lake has to offer! Whether boating, food...

Women in Wellness

Women in Wellness

Some of the most beautiful and well-known ladies in the health and wellness fields at the Lake...

Behind the Desk

Behind the Desk

Health, wellness and beauty is more than skin deep. Taking time to...

Lending Ladies

Lending Ladies

With the assistance of LINDA ALLEN, AMANDA TODD and APRIL TATE, we...

Lee Mace

Lee Mace

Lee and Joyce Mace’s Ozark Opry and their wholesome performers’...

Pink Warriors

Pink Warriors

It has truly been an honor for L•O PROFILE to feature the three...

J. Michael Finley

J. Michael Finley

Some actors act, some performers perform. John Michael Finley...

Fire and Water

Fire and Water

“We live in an amazing area, with caring people and a beautiful...

The Ambassadors

The Ambassadors

When a football player reaches the pinnacle of his career — becoming...

Recipe: Angelo’s

Recipe: Angelo’s

BY KATHY ROBERTS L•O PROFILE EDITOR    PHOTOS BY LIZ...

Women Who Own It!

Women Who Own It!

Women Who Own It! Businesses owned by women have a huge impact on...

A message Beyond the Media- Tina Griffin

A message Beyond the Media- Tina Griffin

After years in Hollywood in the entertainment business, Tina makes the Lake of the Ozarks her home while still on the national stage as the “Counter Culture Mom.”

Cover Story: Deron Cherry

Cover Story: Deron Cherry

It is the early 1960s. Palmyra, New Jersey, was like most suburbs. Children were running
from house to house and playing in the street. Deron Cherry, former free safety for the
Kansas City Chiefs, experienced many opportunities there during his youth.

Diamond in the Ruff

Diamond in the Ruff

BY LEXI CHURCHILL CONTRIBUTING WRITER PHOTOS BY LIZ SPARLING AND...

Sheryl Crow: All in the Family

Sheryl Crow: All in the Family

For Sheryl Crow, it’s all about family. The Grammy
Award-winning singer and songwriter credits her wholesome
family background in Kennett, Missouri, the small
town where she grew up, for shaping everything she
has accomplished. Her parents, she says, have been the
greatest influence on her life, and “I still make decisions
based on what they instilled in me,” she says. “We are very
close — they are still confidantes and advisers.”

Ensemble Essentials

Ensemble Essentials

Build and Design professionals are experts on taking diverse elements and putting them together to create unique styles and looks.

Dustin and Britton Colquitt- Toes to Heaven

Dustin and Britton Colquitt- Toes to Heaven

Dustin and Britton Colquitt glance at their phones to find those words before each game; a message fueled by faith and sent by their mother. The saying serves as a constant reminder of who they’re playing for. It’s not the crowd of thousands of people, but a one-man audience, watching their one-man show.

McKensie Garber- Crowned in Character

McKensie Garber- Crowned in Character

She entered her hometown for the first time in weeks with a new title to her name.
Leaving her crown and sash behind, she picked up a selfie stick instead. Circled by half her town decked out in Cardinal red, newly crowned Miss Missouri McKensie Garber filmed a minute-long testimony as to why her hometown of Hale made her the perfect candidate for the Miss America title.

Party Perfect

Party Perfect

The holiday season is upon us! It’s time to fill your calendars with parties, family gatherings, even your own wedding! Trying to find an outfit won’t be as daunting if you enlist the help of one of L•O PROFILE’s apparel retailers!

Guiding Light- Dana Wilkerson

Guiding Light- Dana Wilkerson

Born in St. Louis, Dana’s family moved just west of the city to Montgomery County before her second birthday. Country living suited the family, and Dana and her older brother Chad joined 4-H and spent their summers going to county and state fairs to show their sheep.

Bombshells and Boats

Bombshells and Boats

Our boating-enthusiast models are big fans of speed on the water, and that’s what they expect from their watercrafts. Both the Seebolds and the Manires get behind the throttles for their thrills on the Lake of the Ozarks! Now that summer is here, it’s time to pull out the bathing suits and flip-flops and hop on a boat for the perfect summer lifestyle at the Lake.

“If, When and Why Not?” — Joseph Boer of The Blue Heron

“If, When and Why Not?” — Joseph Boer of The Blue Heron

The highlight of a trip or an evening at the Lake of the Ozarks is enjoying a gastronomic event. Many visitors and fortunate locals repose at The Blue Heron with its majestic view from the veranda at twilight, and of course, with its restaurateur, Joseph Hendrikus Boer. Joseph invites his guests in and shares stories about food, wine and spirits. He also attends to guest details. Joseph has worked to not only perfect delicious entrées, but also to make memories for his customers that last a lifetime. His sharing of life’s advice recently earned him a Missouri House of Representatives Resolution. His insightful conversation with a state representative’s two college-age daughters highlighted always telling the truth, and to never lie, cheat or steal. He shares this same advice with his new employees.

A Time to Reflect, a Time to Plan, and a Time to Execute — Mike Fiore

A Time to Reflect, a Time to Plan, and a Time to Execute — Mike Fiore

“There’s nothing else I really want to do other than get up and build boats. If I won the lottery tomorrow, I would still do the exact same thing. Nothing would change. It’ll be that way I’m sure until the day I die. — Mike Fiore, from Speed On The Water digital magazine, July/August 2013

A Patriot For Lake Patriots — Spotlight VIP — Homes for Heroes

A Patriot For Lake Patriots — Spotlight VIP — Homes for Heroes

“Heroes are everywhere,” exudes Mindy Molinar. The Lake is also a haven for homes. Mindy, a Lake of the Ozarks Realtor, unites the two with the “ Homes for Heroes ” program. This unique offering for military and community honorees results in monetary rewards for real estate transactions and more.

Weather Proof Fashion

Weather Proof Fashion

Spring is right around the corner, and it’s time to vamp up your look for the season! With the weather being unpredictable this time of year, we urge you to keep those winter clothes in your closet that are versatile. Pick clothing that can be paired with a sweater to brave the cold or a skirt to enjoy a 50-degree day! With the help of the ladies at Blair’s Landing, L•O PROFILE has found top fashion trends and looks for the season that will definitely liven up your spring wardrobe.

Busy as a BEA! — Spotlight VIP

Busy as a BEA! — Spotlight VIP

With a name like Bea, one may imagine a person who’s always busy. For Bea Roggy, it’s definitely true. Bea is short for Beulah, and she is a long–time volunteer at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach. With more than 9,000 hours of service, Bea has made a significant contribution to Lake Regional,” says CEO Michael E. Henze. “I’m continually impressed by the dedication of our volunteers and the help and support they provide to our patients and our organization.”

From The Farm To Atlantic City — Miss Missouri Jessica Hartman

From The Farm To Atlantic City — Miss Missouri Jessica Hartman

Jessica Hartman has done more in her first 24 years than most people do in a lifetime. And her journey from Colorado to Missouri to the Miss America Contest last September is just part of her persona. The 5-foot, 10-inch blonde was born and raised in Pueblo, Colorado. Her father, Gregg, owns a sod farm and lawn-care business and breeds Gelbvieh cattle. Kris, Jessica’s mother, works for a company that is redeveloping the Army depot in Pueblo. She has one sister, Danielle, who is a senior at Colorado State University-Pueblo, majoring in business.

Update Your Look For The New Year

Update Your Look For The New Year

With the holiday season now behind us, we can focus on what the new year is going to bring. It may be setting new personal goals, revamping an old wardrobe or planning a special trip or evening out for Valentine’s Day. If you’re thinking about updating your look for the new year, let Blair’s Landing assist you in finding the perfect wardrobe, or Under the Sun help you find the impeccable outfit for that impending business function.

From the Lake to the Luminous — Mike Hopkins

From the Lake to the Luminous — Mike Hopkins

The first humans who will walk on Mars are walking the Earth today, says the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA. Will one be Mike Hopkins from the Lake? Maybe, but if not his feet stepping onto the planet, Mike is helping provide the path there.