Our community features many ways to interact and enjoy life in Mountain View. The following are a few of the amenities of our town.
The airport is located at 316 Airport Road and is a full service facility with 100LL as well as jet A fuel. A full-time A&P mechanic is onsite. The 5,000 foot runway has heading numbers of: 10-28 with a NDB approach. The unicom frequency is 122.8 MHz. Courtesy car is available on field. Call (417) 934-6806 to speak with Charlie Webster, airport manager.
This large meeting space in the center of Mountain View’s charming downtown is available for corporate events, shows, family gatherings, private parties, etc. The facility offers a fully equipped kitchen complete with table service for 250. The auditorium seats 250 people comfortably. Call (417) 934-2794 for information.
Family Youth Center
The Mountain View Family Youth Center is a not-for-profit organization with a 22,000 sq. ft. facility, including an 80′ x 100′ gym for skating, volleyball and basketball, concession area, child care room, weight room, and Rubies and Rust Event Center. The Center can be rented for events, private parties, church functions, wedding receptions and more. For more information on center hours and use, call (417)-934-KIDS (5437) or visit www.mvfyc.org.
Serving Mountain View and several outlying areas, the Mountain View Public Library plays an important part in providing current information and reading materials for public use. The Library has 10 public access computers and a wireless Internet connection. Programs for all ages are provided, including preschool story time, summer reading for children and programs for adults throughout the year. There is a large selection of books and magazines for adults, teens and children, as well as audio books, DVDs and now e-books. The library also features a genealogy section.
Library hours are M, Tu, W, F – 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Th – 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday – 8 a.m. to noon.
Call (417) 934-6154 for more information, or stop by the Library at 125 S. Oak, behind the Mountain View Community Center. Visit the Library website at http://mvpubliclibrary.webs.com.
The Mountain View Senior Citizen Center is located at 903 E. Fifth St., and is open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, with lunch served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Persons 60 years and older are eligible to participate in its program. Guest are welcome at an additional cost for their meals. Services available through the center include blood pressure checks, newsletters, homemaker services, senior fitness, tax counseling, telephone reassurance and transportation. Activities include bingo, cards, ceramics, parties, pool tables, shuffleboard and more. The center is staffed by dedicated volunteers. Call (417) 934-6504 for more information. Or, visit them on Facebook!
Community Food Pantry
Food Enough Everyone Distribution (FEED) is the primary food pantry serving the Mountain View and Peace Valley area. Food and other items are distributed on the first Thursday of the month from 8 a.m. to noon at the St. John Vianney Catholic Church Parish Hall, located just behind Wal-Mart in Mountain View.
Sign-up does not have to take place in advance but those who are new to the pantry will need to provide the total number of members in the household, proof of their income and a physical address.
To make food or household product donations or to volunteer, contact Jennett Haynes at (417) 247-7102 or (417) 277-5521. Monetary donations may be donated to the FEED account at Landmark Bank or mailed to Jennett Haynes, 3883 South State Route 17, Mountain View, MO 65548.