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April 17, 2012 by Jeff Winkler

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MILITARY OFFICERS MEET The Northwest Arkansas Military Officers Group, an affiliate of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will hold its bimonthly dinner meeting at the Fayetteville Clarion Inn on Friday, April 20, at 6:30 p.m. Our guest speaker is Mike Roberts from the University of Arkansas whose topic, “India, Business Perspectives” provides insight on his recent visit to India. All former, current or retired officers of all military services are invited to attend.  Please call CDR Sam Sansom, USN-Ret. at 761-3772 for additional details.

FISH FRY Saturday, April 21, 5 p.m. New Sulphur. Fish fry as we kickoff our revival services; revival will be Sunday-Wednesday with Rev. Randall Wright; Sunday service will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday night services will start at 7 p.m. located at 13425 Hogeye Rd. Prairie Grove.

 

GOSPEL MUSIC CONCERT  The Freemans will be in concert here at Unity Covenent Church on April 22 at 6 pm. Please invite your friends and come worship with us. The Freemans are a full-time Southern Gospel Music Ministry based in Hendersonville, Tennessee.  For the past 23 years, the Freemans have sung to countless audiences, had numerous top ten songs and have traveled all over the U.S. and Canada.
EARTH DAY IS APRIL 22 The Fayetteville Public Library is presenting an Earth Day series of events called Green Your Life. These events are all free and open to the public. Public Transportation – Saturday, April 14th, 9 a.m. Edible Sustainability, Thursday, April 19th, 6:30 p.m. Organize and Simplify with Simple Spaces, Thursday, April 17th, 6:30 p.m. UA’s Arkansas Festival of Writers, Saturday, April 21st, 10:30 a.m.
CIVIL WAR ARKANSAS with author Nancy Dane. Saturday, April 28th, 1 p.m. 10×10 CountdownConversion: Diavolo, Sunday, April 29th, 2 p.m.012012
WORKPLACE SKILLS SERIES Presented by the Springdale Chamber of Commerce. 2 sessions, Thursday, April 26th, Arts Center of the Ozarks. Morning session 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. Afternoon session 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Information at 479-872-2222 or info@chamber.springdale.com
EAT RIGHT Be at the West Fork city administration building April 23 from 10-12. Get $50 in free coupons to use at any Farmer’s Market. Must be 60 years of age and have income less than $1,300 per month for one person. Bring Photo Id and proof of income. Call Frances Hime, 225-1611 if you have questions.
CLEAN UP DAY Fall Creek Cemetery at Strickler will have a cleanup day on April 28.  Anyone wishing to help should be at the Cemetery by 8 a.m.  A business meeting will follow. Anyone wishing to make a donation can do so at Arvest Bank to the “Fall Creek Cemetery Account at Strickler AR.” For more information call Virginia at 479-442-4596.
LIVE MUSIC  The “Rusty Plow Band” will perform at Ozark Folkways, 22733 N. Hwy 71, Winslow. May 6 from 2-4 p.m.   For more information visit www.ozarkfolkways.org or call 479-634-3791.
 
NOTICE;  A PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE PROPOSED REVISION OF THE WEST FORK ANIMAL CONTROL ORDINANCE HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR MAY 8, 2012 IN THE CITY ADMINISTRATION CONFERENCE ROOM.  THE CITY COUNCIL WILL RECEIVE PUBLIC COMMENTS AT THAT TIME, FOLLOWED BY THE REGULARLY SCHEDULED CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND DECISION ON THE PROPOSED ANIMAL CONTROL ORDINANCE. COPIES OF THE PROPOSED ANIMAL CONTROL ORDINANCE WILL BE AVAILABLE BY EMAIL OR IN PRINTED FORM ON MAY 4TH.  PRINTED COPIES WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE FRONT LOBBY OF THE CITY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING.INDIVIDUALS REQUESTING EMAIL COPIES MAY EMAIL THE MAYOR mayor@westforkar.gov.   FRANCES HIME, MAYOR
WIN SOMETHING NICE Just in time for Mother’s Day! (May 13). The West Fork library is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a beautiful knit shawl made by Jane Foster. Tickets are $1 each for 6 for $5.00, and the drawing will be Friday afternoon, May 11.
 
EXPERT HERBALIST On Saturday, May 12, Ozark Folkways will host a one-day class with herbalist Steven Foster from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The cost of the class is $100 and includes a wild herb walk and a catered gourmet lunch. Foster is the author or co-author of fifteen books. Space for this class is extremely limited. Call to reserve your spot today! Contact: Rebecca Buchanan 479-634-3791
FIND WATER WITH A STICK Learning to dowse for water. June 16, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at Ozark Folkways, 22733 N Hwy 71, Winslow, AR72746.  Cost is $20. Space is limited so sign up early. Dowsing for water has been around since …well since there was water. Now you can learn how to find it anywhere. Gladys McCoy, local master dowsing instructor, has taught children from 4 to 80 and she can teach you as well.
BINGO  Prairie Grove American Legion Post 146. Every Thursday. Every game has a winner. 4:30 earlies, regular games, 6:30. Hot Balls. 2 games worth up to a $1000. Free gift for new players. Find us on Facebook. 124 S. Neal. 479-409-5131. Easy Parking.
ELKINS COMMUNITY CENTER DANCE   Come Dance to Shadow Creek Band at the Elkins Community Center on Friday nights, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Located on Doolin Drive off Hwy. 16 in downtown Elkins. Alcohol free/smoke free. Family oriented. Concessions available, plenty of parking. Book your next event with us. Large auditorium with plenty of seating & kitchen facilities. Call ECC @ 479-643-2080.
GIVE YOUR OLD CAR A NEW PURPOSE The Office of Human Concern is accepting older, running vehicles to help support OHC low-income programs for seniors, disabled and families. This is a tax deductible donation. Help us help others!. Call today! (479)636-7301.

Jeff Winkler

Jeff Winkler is the managing editor of the Washington County Observer. Email him at jeff@wcobserver.com

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