Forest City Drug Store Museum - Riverbend Extension Company

Forest City Drug Store Museum - Riverbend Extension Company Riverbend Extension Company owns and operates the Forest City Drug Store Museum located along Commercial Street in historic Forest City Missouri.
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MISSION STATEMENT: Strengthen community, reestablish and sustain pride and enrich lives within the community of Holt County through sound business and management practices relying strongly on volunteer efforts.

12/25/2017

Merry Christmas from The Forest City Drug Store Museum!! 🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄

Sandy
09/17/2017

Sandy

MANY THANKS, RIVERBEND -FOR SERVING AT OPEN DOOR FOOD KITCHEN TODAY

07/26/2017

Okay all Forest City Drug Store Museum fans, Sunday July 30, 2017 is Jerry & Ellen Kneale's famous homemade ice cream day! We start at 12:00 noon with vanilla, chocolate, peach, black raspberry, Cherry nut & Mint! One scoop is $2.00!
This is an annual event & has been very popular!!
All of our proceeds go back into the restoration of our building which we are so proud of!

05/18/2017

June 4, 2017 starts our 10th Year being Riverbend Extension Company & starting our Forest City Drug Store Museum in Forest City, MO! What a ride we have had! We have been led by some real wonderful leaders, Kathy Darington, Peggy Ann Edwards & Anna Derr!
We have added so much in this last 10 years with so much help! We wish to thank everyone for their continued support - couldn't do without it!
Our themes for the 2017 are:
Quilting for June! We will have guest speakers on June 4th - Donna Heck at 2:00pm, Ruth Rother on June 11th at 2:00pm with quilting how it affected/impacted the Underground Railroad! Should be an exciting month!
July's theme is "Stars & Stripes"
August theme is "Fabulous Forest City"
We have NEW signs that will be in place from Oregon to Forest City alerting everyone that we are open every Sunday - June July & August from 12:00 to 4:00!
Check our Facebook - Forest City Drug Store Museum to get updates weekly & hopefully get some new photos for you to enjoy!!

03/22/2017

Riverbend Extension are asking for support from our friends & former Forest City residents who want Forest City to survive! We have worked hard to preserve our Forest City Drug Store! Thank you for your continued support!!

Forest City Drug Store Museum - Riverbend Extension Company's cover photo
09/29/2016

Forest City Drug Store Museum - Riverbend Extension Company's cover photo

09/24/2016
Forest City Drug Store Museum - Riverbend Extension Company

Forest City Drug Store Museum - Riverbend Extension Company

Okay everyone, the 6th Annual Harvest Dinner is coming soon!! Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 5:00pm you will be able to have the best meal that you have ever eaten! (Maybe not as good as Grandma's chicken & noodles) but close!!! We will have baked turkey, sage dressing, hand-carved bone-in ham, whipped potatoes & gravy, sweet potatoes, green beans, corn, assorted rolls, salads, homemade pie & cake & coffee & tea!!! That is all for the bargain price of $12.00 advanced tickets or 2 for $22.00! At the door they will be $13.00! NEW this year we will have a child's plate for $6.00!
We have carry out & delivery available! Call for details 660-491-3361 -- 660-446-3361 or 660-446-3578!
This event is sponsored by Riverbend Extension Co - Drug Store Museum of Forest City, MO!!

08/31/2016

We have 27 children coming from South Holt on Thursday afternoon for ice cream cones! Darith & Peggy Ann will be there to welcome them!!
Also on Thursday we (Riverbend) will be donating 7 desserts to the dinner following Jackie Hunziger's funeral! (One of our outreach projects for our community)
Last evening, we started making plans for our 7th Annual Harvest Dinner to be held Saturday evening, October 8th, 2016 starting at 5:00pm at the Historical City Hall in Forest City! We will have the traditional Turkey & dressing & Ham along with all the trimmings for $12.00 before Saturday or $13.00 at the door!!

08/24/2016

Sunday, August 28, 2016 is the last scheduled afternoon at the Forest City Drug Store Museum! Anna Derr will be performing her MAGIC! She is making Homemade Root Beer! We open at 12:00 Noon & close at 4:00!
Come down to Ole Forest City & enjoy a "NEAT TREAT" at the Forest City Drug Store Museum!!

08/10/2016

Hang in there everyone, 3 more Sundays in August for a treat on Sunday! Darith Buckles, Diane Diggs & Andrea Seippel will be the official "Soda Jerks"
Thursday evening,(tomorrow evening) Peggy Ann Edwards' piano students will have their recital & we will be serving them treats afterwards! Becky, Sari & Karen will be fixing those!
Next week, August 19, the Friendly Circle Club will be entertaining some residents of the Oregon Care Center for birthdays!
Looking forward to many of those enjoying an outing!
On August 24, Tiffany Care Center from Mound City we come down for treats!
Lots going on in our Forest City Drug Store Museum World!
Thanks to everyone for their GREAT SUPPORT!!

08/06/2016

4 more Sundays left to get a treat at the Forest City Drug Store Museum! The soda jerks for the day on Aug. 7th will be a familiar face, Saundra Markt, Gina Ripley, Karen Cotton & Becky Cotton! We have so much fun & get to visit with so many curious travelers & regular visitors! Peggy Ann Edwards will be giving history on the theme "Transportation!"
On Aug. 28th we will again have Homemade Root Beer! Anna Derr is in charge of that - so come by & enjoy!!

07/30/2016
Forest City Drug Store Museum - Riverbend Extension Company

Forest City Drug Store Museum - Riverbend Extension Company

Okay do you all want a list of all the projects that we have accomplishments as of today?
the board approved of a new partnership with Community Foundation
the benches received new paint & stain
the fountain received a new compressor
the bathroom received new wall board & trim
the front has a new awning
the visitor/attendance was broken with over 145 guests in a single Sunday (Museum Tour) & now 2 Sunday's (Jerry & Ellen Homemade Ice Cream Day)
the building received a new air conditioner
the back received a new door
the organization has received an abundance of memberships, donations, memorials & eager volunteers
the town of Forest City received new life on Sunday afternoons & the Drug Store has received nearly 600 visitors as of last Sunday

Impressed? I sure am!!

Not bad for little old Forest, Riverbend Extension Co & the Drug Store Museum!!

07/30/2016

Sunday, July 31st, we will be open from 12:00 to 4:00! Becky & Karen will be the official "Soda Jerks" Come in & soak up some of our new air conditioning!!

07/30/2016

Okay do you all want a list of all the projects that we have accomplishments as of today?
the board approved of a new partnership with Community Foundation
the benches received new paint & stain
the fountain received a new compressor
the bathroom received new wall board & trim
the front has a new awning
the visitor/attendance was broken with over 145 guests in a single Sunday (Museum Tour) & now 2 Sunday's (Jerry & Ellen Homemade Ice Cream Day)
the building received a new air conditioner
the back received a new door
the organization has received an abundance of memberships, donations, memorials & eager volunteers
the town of Forest City received new life on Sunday afternoons & the Drug Store has received nearly 600 visitors as of last Sunday

Impressed? I sure am!!

Not bad for little old Forest, Riverbend Extension Co & the Drug Store Museum!!

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07/26/2016

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07/26/2016

The last two weeks at the Forest City Drug Store Museum has been absolutely AWESOME!! The homemade ice cream by Jerry & Ellen Kneale was a super draw! We had over 200 customers during the last two Sundays! Stay tuned & we will get more pictures!!

Dorothy & Dave enjoying a treat at the Drug Store!
07/18/2016

Dorothy & Dave enjoying a treat at the Drug Store!

07/12/2016

Mark your calendars, Sunday, July 17, 2016 is National Ice Cream Day! The Forest City Drug Store Museum will feature Homemade ice cream brought to you by Jerry & Ellen Kneale! There will be 7 flavors to choose from - vanilla, chocolate, peach, black raspberry, cherry nut, mint & banana raspberry!!
We will open up at 12:00 noon & close at 4:00pm! Come down & enjoy a treat & the nice COOL surroundings! Our theme this month is the Fabulous Fifties!!

07/07/2016

Sunday July 9, 2016, Kelly Atkins Kurtz will be at the Forest City Drug Store Museum from 1:00 to 4:00 She will have copies of "Unpacking Memories & Up in the Air" by Debbie Sweaney! Everyone in Holt County should read these books! The price is $19.95 & this goes toward scholarships for students in Holt County!
Also we have a new addition, a brand new air conditioning unit - thanks to Tom Stoecklein - so it will be COOL for you to have an ice cream treat!!

Sunday, June 26, 2016 is a BIG DAY in Holt County & Forest City!  Celebrating 175 years of Holt County!  The museums of ...
06/21/2016

Sunday, June 26, 2016 is a BIG DAY in Holt County & Forest City! Celebrating 175 years of Holt County! The museums of Holt County will be open & there will be tours of each one from 12:00 to 5:00. There will be a punch cards for each guest! If you visit each one, you will get a free treat at the Forest City Drug Store Museum & that can be used anytime during July & August!!
The Forest City Lions Club will have their Annual Day at the park along with food & fireworks!!
Come out & join us!

06/16/2016

June 19, 2016 at 12:00 we will be open! Bring Dad down for a special treat for Father's Day!! Becky & Karen Cotton will be taking care of your needs! We have so much fun!! See you there!!

Forest City Drug Store Museum - Riverbend Extension Company
06/16/2016

Forest City Drug Store Museum - Riverbend Extension Company

06/08/2016

Anna & Sari & Peggy Ann had a very exciting first day back at the Forest City Drug Store Museum! They had 77 guests & made lots of treats!
Darith & Evelyn will be the Soda Jerks this Sunday, June 12, 2016!
Stop by to see what all we have done! See you all!!

06/03/2016

We are wanting to add to our Military Display! We are wanting WW1, Vietnam to the present day. Also Women in uniform! Drop them by Sunday 12:00 to 5:00 or Price's Grocery for Evelyn Reynolds!!

06/02/2016

WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE THE NEW ADDITION TO OUR BUILDING!! WOW!!!

Some photos of the Forest City Drug Store Museum in the process of opening June 5, 2016
05/19/2016

Some photos of the Forest City Drug Store Museum in the process of opening June 5, 2016

Displays going up & chairs in place for our opening June 5, 2016!  12: to 4:00!  Anna Derr will be attending the fountai...
05/19/2016

Displays going up & chairs in place for our opening June 5, 2016! 12: to 4:00! Anna Derr will be attending the fountain! She is such a joy!

05/19/2016
05/10/2016

Got some pictures to post soon!!

04/16/2016

We are working really hard on organizing our pictures & stuff that has been donated these past years! It's looking really good! Our opening day will be June 5, 2016 Sunday - 12:00 to 4:00!!

03/01/2016

Our themes for this summer is of course, ice cream treats plus

June - Buildings & Businesses That Grew our Community. There will be a County Museum Tour on June 26 from 12:00 to 5:00

July- The Fabulous Fifties & Homemade ice cream on July17th!!!

August - Transportation

September- Field trips for schools

And then the finale- 7th AnnualHarvest Dinner October 8th at 5:00 @ the Historical City Hall in Forest City!

All proceeds go toward the Forest City Drug Store Museum improvements!

02/01/2016

February, March, April & May & then the Forest City Drug Store Museum will be back open for for the season! June, July & August we will be open for your favorite treats every Sunday!
The Harvest Dinner will be in October ! We are doing lots of planning! Can't wait!!!

01/27/2016

We are having our annual meeting this evening at Karen's Beauty Salon at 6:00 to organize for 2016! We will have new ideas & plan our agenda for this year! Stay in touch, so you will know what's happening!

11/03/2015

The Craft Day at the Forest CIty Hall Nov. 21, 2015 is filling up fast! Call Peggy Edwards 660-446-2003 QUICK!

10/16/2015

Our 6th Annual Harvest Dinner was a SUPER SUCCESS! Thank you (all 260 guests) for supporting our Riverbend Extension Company! We worked very hard & it was worth it! We have had so many favorable comments & we THANK YOU!
See you next year October 8th, 2016!!!

10/16/2015

The 12th Annual Craft Show will be November 21, 2015 from 9:00 TO 3:00 PM at Historical City Hall in Forest City, MO. The price of a space/table is $25.00 if paid before November 1st & after November 1st it will be $30.00. Price refunds will not be made after November 1st. Make checks payable to Riverbend Extension Company & mail to:

Peggy Ann Edwards
P.O. Box 67
Forest City MO 64451
660-446-2003

Riverbend will furnish tables for display & lunch will be available!
The City Hall will be open Friday, November 20th BY APPOINTMENT ONLY & at 7:00 am Saturday morning, November 21st.
Do not delay because several vendors have already reserved their space!!

10/08/2015

This Saturday, October 10, 2015, come down to the Historical City Hall in Forest City & just smell the aroma of Turkey & dressing & Ham! Try to resist staying & partaking of the wonderful food that God has helped us prepare! It all starts at 5:00pm & we will serve until we run out!!
This is our biggest fundraiser of the year to help us restore our building & help with the upkeep!
Contact me, Karen Cotton, at 660-491-3361 for a ticket or for more information!!

09/23/2015

Okay everyone, the 6th Annual Harvest Dinner is coming soon!! Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 5:00pm you will be able to have the best meal that you have ever eaten! (Maybe not as good as Grandma's chicken & noodles) but close!!! We will have baked turkey, sage dressing, hand-carved bone-in ham, whipped potatoes & gravy, sweet potatoes, green beans, corn, assorted rolls, salads, homemade pie & cake & coffee & tea!!! That is all for the bargain price of $12.00 advanced tickets or 2 for $22.00! At the door they will be $13.00! NEW this year we will have a child's plate for $6.00!
We have carry out & delivery available! Call for details 660-491-3361 -- 660-446-3361 or 660-446-3578!
This event is sponsored by Riverbend Extension Co - Drug Store Museum of Forest City, MO!!

08/31/2015

! GREAT BIG THANK YOU to everyone who visited the Forest City Drug Store Museum this 2015 season! It has been our most successful summer yet! If you missed it - SORRY! But we are always OPEN for tours or private meetings! South Holt 3rd Grade will visit September 1 for storyteller, Allen Cain & an ice cream treat!
Mark your calendars for the 6th Annual Harvest Dinner, October 10th at the Forest City's City Hall starting at 5:00pm!
Our Annual Craft Day will be at the City Hall in November 21! More dtails later!!

08/20/2015

This blog is going to make me SAD!! Hopefully it will everyone!! This Sunday & next Sunday are our last official days to be open for this season!! (Fooled you - didn't I?)
Yes - we only have 2 more Sunday's from 12:00 noon until 4:00pm!!
We will have a storyteller at 2:30 & of course, Banana Splits, Hot Fudge Brownie Sundae, malts, shakes, fountain drinks etc!!
So come on down, have a treat & make this our most successful summer yet!
Stay tuned to FB for detailes of our Annual Harvest Dinner to be October 10th at Historical City Hall in Forest City MO!!!
I love this Forest City Drug Store Museum!!!!!!!!

07/28/2015

August 2 starts a new theme, "Unsolved Mysteries" All I know, so far, is that we will have a storyteller at 2:30 each Sunday! We will have several "What's it?" You will have to guess what the item is for a free treat from the fountain!
The rest Peggy Ann is keeping secret! Guess you will have to come down to the Forest City Drug Store Museum to fine out what the display will be for August!!
Meanwhile the fountain will be "OPEN FOR BUSINESS" every Sunday during August! We have several open dates if you would like to have a meeting along with anything from the fountain!! The summer is going fast - call Peggy @ 660-446- 2003! Leave a message & she will get back to you!!

07/20/2015

Jerry & Ellen Kneale makes the BEST HOMEMADE ICE CREAM IN THE WHOLE WORLD! If you didn't get a chance to sample their Raspberry (it's gone), Peach (it's gone), Chocolate (it's gone)! Sorry folks! There is a little bit of Vanilla & Mint (with mint Oreo cookie crumbs!!!) So next Sunday, July 26, this will be you last chance for these delicious treats!! First come - first served!!!
The Display for this month is "Collections". We have a nice display from a variety of people who have shared! This Sunday will be the last & then it will change to "UNSOLVED MYSTERIES"
If anyone would like to schedule a special day during the week - call Peggy Ann Edwards @ 660-446-2003 - leave a message & she will get back to you!!
I LOVE THE FOREST COTY DRUG STORE MUSEUM & I AM SO PROUD OF THE PROGESS THAT WE HAVE ACHIEVED IN THE LAST FEW YEARS!!!

07/15/2015

Sunday, July 19th 12:00 to 4:00pm we will have the best homemade ice cream west of the Mississippi River!!! Jerry & Ellen Kneale have been working very hard making homemade ice cream like crazy! We will have Raspberry, Mint, Peach, Chocolate & Vanilla!!
It is National Ice Cream Month & we will celebrate all afternoon! Come down to the Forest City Drug Store Museum & enjoy!!!

07/14/2015

Stay tuned for HOMEMADE ICE CREAM on Sunday July 19, 2015 made by Jerry & Ellen Kneale!!!!!

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112 Commercial Street - PO Box 73
Forest City, MO
64451

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