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Flights of Fancy

The 4th annual "Flights of Fancy” event to honor recipients of the "Ozzie” awards, highlighting service in the arts, took place on Saturday,  Sept. 7, beginning at 5:30 at the Springfield-Branson National Airport, in the Terminal Lobby. Paul Adler, news anchor from KY3, served as host for the event, which featured remarks by Barbara Shepherd, Director of National Programs for the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. 

During the dinner event, performances from the area’s premier music, dance and theatre organizations honored the 2013 Ozzie Award winners:

Russ and Pam Rubert -- Individual Award
Springfield Ballet -- Organizational Award
Mr. John Q. Hammons -- Legacy Award
Mr. William Brandon Bowman -- Individual Art Collector Award
Springfield-Greene County Library District -- Regional Impact Award
Leah Hamilton -- Special Achievement Award for her tenure as SRAC Executive Director

All proceeds from the event will benefit the programs of the Springfield Regional Arts Council that support artists and arts organizations in Springfield and Southwest Missouri.

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