NEW! MY OZARKS EPISODE 2: CAMDEN
The second episode in the My Ozarks documentary film series tells the story of the 2017 Ozark floods and what makes it worthwhile to stay and rebuild, from the perspective of a 6-year-old boy helping his mother, grandmother and great-grandmother rebuild their homes and their lives in Van Buren, Missouri.
A film by Quinsonta Boyd and Sean Loftin
MY OZARKS EPISODE 1: JERICA
A film by Ian McGee
This is the first episode in the My Ozarks documentary film series. We will be using this film to introduce new audiences to the exciting and unique sport of fish gigging, to expand tourism on the Current River into the winter months to aid in economic recovery and resilience in the region following major flooding in spring 2017.
Community Development Projects
Long Term Disaster recovery
Supporting long term community recovery and rural resilience, following the 2017 Ozark floods.
Coming Soon! Ozark Tourism Expansion Project
Ozark Vitality is seeking funding for a two-year $400,000+ project to expand regional tourism for economic resilience and provide career opportunities for media professionals and filmmakers in the Ozarks.
2017 Year in Review
Learn about our accomplishments in 2017 and our priorities for 2018
Building partnerships to create a better place
to live, work and play.
Ozark Vitality is a non-profit resource for community and economic development, focusing on rural communities in the central and eastern Ozarks of Missouri and Arkansas affected by the 2017 Ozark Floods.