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  1. PSAs for week of Feb. 20 – Feb. 26

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    February 17, 2012 by wcobserver

    TENNIS ANYONE? Rebecca Buchanan from Winslow will be offering tennis classes and private lessons beginning in March at Carter Park in West Fork. The classes will be open to girls and boys, 6-18 years of age. The weekly classes will be age and skill appropriate and last approximately one hour. Cost will be $10 per student, per class. There will be a discount for families with more than two children. For more information contact Rebecca: thatbeckygirl@hotmail.com. LEARN TO WHITTLE Mr. Brotherton, husband of local author Velda Brotherton is considering starting a “Whittling in Winslow” class here in town. If you are interested in attending a class on whittling/woodcarving please contact Rita Wuttke at 479-634-2026, or contact Mr. Brotherton at 479-634-3151. FREE CLASSES for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers funded by a grant from Arkansas Arts Council. One of the most exciting new programs is a partnership with the Cancer Support Home. These classes are very popular. Please contact the Washington Regional Cancer Support Home at (479) 521-8024 or (479) 463-2868 to register and find out details. OLD CAR, NEW PURPOSE The Office of Human Concern is accepting older, running vehicles to help support OHC low-income programs for seniors, disabled and …

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  2. PSAs for the week of Feb. 6 to Feb. 12

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    February 2, 2012 by wcobserver

    FREE CLASSES for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers funded by a grant from Arkansas Arts Council. One of the most exciting new programs is a partnership with the Cancer Support Home. These classes are very popular. Please contact the Washington Regional Cancer Support Home at (479) 521-8024 or (479) 463-2868 to register and find out details. OLD CAR, 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 (479) 636-7301. SINGLES MINGLES DANCEFriday Nights, 8 p.m. Live music by local professional musicians. 215 W. Apple Blossom Road in Bethel Heights. Take 71B Apple Blossom Rd., turn west, building on left. Address on building. We provide a smoke- and alcohol-free environment for single adults, all ages to meet, dance and mingle! (479) 750-1246, (479) 636-5946 or (479) 787-6077. WINSLOW SEED & PLANT SWAP will occur on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Winslow Library from 10:30 a.m. — 2:30 p.m. If you have extra seed to swap and trade with someone please bring them in a container with a clear label as to what it is. Plants will …

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  3. Public Service Announcements for Week of Jan. 23

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    January 20, 2012 by wcobserver

    MARCH  On Friday, Jan. 20, “Occupy NWA” locally along with “Move to Amend” nationally will demonstrate to Occupy the Courts. Meet on the Square in Fayetteville at noon for a short march to the Fed. Bldg. at 35 E. Mountain St. Our action from 12 noon to 2p.m. will include speakers, musicians, and signs to express our demands: End corporate rule, legalize democracy, corporations are not people and money is not speech. MEETING   The Washington County Tea Party resumes its bimonthly Lunch and Learn series regarding America’s Christian Heritage 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. January 17 & 31, at Western Sizzlin’, 3942 West Sunset in Springdale.  With lunch, video, and discussion, the sessions in the Western Sizzlin’ Trail Blazer Room feature the “Wallbuilders” series by David Barton.  For more information contact 479-361-2611. TAX HELP  There will be no AARP Taxaide Site in West Fork this year. You will be able to get help, at no charge, at The Fayetteville Boys and Girls Club, 560 N Rupple Rd. They are open 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Mon, Wed, Fri. Appointment Required. Phone 479-442-9242. APPLY   The City of Greenland is currently taking applications for two positions on the City’s Planning Commission. Applications may be picked up at City Hall from …

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  4. Public Service Announcements for the week of Jan. 9

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    January 6, 2012 by wcobserver

    EXIBITS  Shiloh Museum in Springdale will be having a “Cabin Fever Reliever: Collector’s Edition II,” the museum’s annual celebration of the New Year, featuring displays by local collectors on  Jan. 14, 10 a.m – 2-p.m. Ongoing exhibits include “Whatever You Do, Stay in Print,” an exhibit on the life of journalist, educator, and historian Ernie Dean and “Roadside Attractions,” a photo exhibit of parks, souvenir stands, and highway kitch. MEETING The January 2012 monthly meeting of the Washington County League of Women voters will feature a panel on local emergency preparedness on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 11:30 a.m. at the Fayetteville Public Library. MARCH  On Friday, Jan. 20, “Occupy NWA” locally along with “Move to Amend” nationally will demonstrate to Occupy the Courts. Meet on the Square in Fayetteville at noon for a short march to the Fed. Bldg. at 35 E. Mountain St. Our action from 12 noon to 2p.m. will include speakers, musicians, and signs to express our demands: End corporate rule, legalize democracy, corporations are not people and money is not speech. BINGO at Prairie Grove American Legion Post 146. Every game has a winner. 4:30 earlies, regular games, 6:30. Hot Balls. 2 games worth up to …

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  5. Peanut Brittle

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    December 23, 2011 by wcobserver

    White River UPC is currently taking orders for Peanut Brittle.  The brittle is made fresh each week and can be delivered if needed.  Please contact Betty Tedford @ 479-839-8180 to place your order.  Please give us a 1 week advanced notice to fill big quantity orders.

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  6. Safe Holidays

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    December 23, 2011 by wcobserver

    ​With the arrival of the holiday season, there’s a renewed awareness of driver safety on our roads and highways. While alcohol and celebrations may often go together, alcohol and driving too often results in terrible tragedy. Please don’t drink and drive.

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  7. Baby project

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    December 23, 2011 by wcobserver

    The West Fork 4-H Group needs baby food jars for a craft project.  Please contact Tracy Roebke if you have some to donate to them.

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