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Mail to: P.O. Box 191, Berryville, AR 72616 Drop off: No. 1 Radio Dr., Berryville, AR 72616
By Phone:870-423-2147 By Fax: 870-423-2146
Community Blood Center of the Ozarks has issued a Code Yellow Alert of all Negative Blood Types. There is currently less than a two-day supply of this type on hospital shelves and donations are needed immediately.
The CBCO will be having the following blood drives:
December 1 - Inn of the Ozarks-Eureka Springs-1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
December 2 - Arvest Bank - Huntsville - 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
December 2 - Ducommun Inc - Huntsville - 2:00 PM o 5:00 PM
December 2 - Elks Lodge - Kimberling City - 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
December 8 - Holiday Island Elks Lodge - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
December 19 - Eureka Springs Hospital - 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
If you did not receive your check from the Carroll County Fair, please pick them up at the Extension Office Monday through Friday 8am- 4:30pm. Any remaining after Nov. 28 will be discarded. Premium Sale Pictures are also at the Extension Office.
The Carroll County Senior Activity Center and Wellness Center is now accepting toys for their Toys for Tots program this year. If you would like to donate toys or would like to volunteer, call them at 423-3265.
Through the generosity of The Moon River Theater, tickets purchased for the 8pm show on Wednesday November 26th for the Andy Williams Christmas Show Starring The Osmond Brothers and The Lennon Sisters will benefit the children and families of Taney County. Patrons who tell the box office they are members, friends or supporters of JATC or Junior Auxiliary will be able to purchase a ticket for $15.00 and proceeds from each ticket will be donated to JATC. Tickets may be purchased in advance or the night of theshow. There is no limit to the number of tickets that can be purchased at the special $15.00 price. In addition, JATC will also get proceeds from tickets purchased by patrons from Taney and Stone Counties at the local ticket discount rate of $15.00.
Freeman Heights Baptist Church will be having a free Community Thanksgiving meal from 11 am to 2 pm Thursday, November 27th. Come and enjoy Turkey, Ham and all the trimmings as well as fellowship. For more information call 423-2509
Announcing the 3rd Annual “Gallop for Gravy” 5k that will take place Thanksgiving morning starting at 8:00 am in the Alpena City Park. Those interested can register via online at https://runsignup.com/Race/AR/Alpena/GallopforGravy Also, there is a Facebook page at “Gallop for Gravy” with more information.They need entries by November 8th in order to provide t-shirts. Late registration will be accepted until the day of the race but we cannot guarantee a t-shirt for late entries.
The Carroll County Health Department will be having a flu clinic on December 2nd from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Health Department on Hailey Rd in Berryville. Patients need to bring insurance card or medicaid if they have it.
The Madison County Cattlemen's Association will meet Tuesday night, December 2nd at 7:00 p.m. in the American Legion Building on Hwy 23 South in Huntsville.A.T. Smith of Hindsville will sponsor the meeting and also be our speaker. His topic will be: applying lime, fertilizer, and "making hay in the Ozarks".
The Ladies of the American Legion Auxiliary will be having chili, stew and hot dogs after the Green Forest Christmas parade on December 6th. Proceeds go to the Ladies Auxiliary.
The United Methodist Church Ladies Watch Circle will be sponsoring a Santa's Helper Event, December 6, from 9 am to 1 pm.Parent's, how would you like a little quiet time during this busy holiday season?The United Methodist ladies Watch Circle would like to invite your elementary age students., to join them for story time with santa and Mrs. Claus, pictures, a movie, activities and a lite lunch., in the church fellowship hall, at 400 Eureka , next to Price Cutter. Please RSVP on or before, Dec. 1st 1-479-871-2424.
The Holiday Island Community Church presents the Woodward Memorial Concert Series featuring the College of the Ozarks Handbell Choir on Saturday, December 6, at 6:00 p.m., in the Church Sanctuary at 188 Stateline Dr., Holiday Island. This FREE concert series featuring outstanding musicians is a part of our musical gift to our community and surrounding area. This bell choir has received many honors including 1st Place in the Missouri Handbell Competition for 3 years, performing for the Missouri Music Teachers Convention twice and the 5-state Handbell Festival. They’ve also performed in Europe and Russia between 1993 and 2010 and 8 states in the U.S. and for George and Barbara Bush, Franklin Graham and Gen. Schwarzkopf. This season they will perform at the College of the Ozarks, Missouri State University, the Branson Showboat Belle and the Holiday Island Community Church. Their selections here will be favorite Christmas carols from The Nutcracker, Boar’s Head Carol and arrangements from the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. A special feature will be the combined handbell choirs of the Holiday Island Community Church and the College of the Ozarks. Marilyn Droke, Choir Director, and the Holiday Island Community Church invite you to come and hear this outstanding choir. For more information contact Bill Branum at 479-981-0153 or Jim Swiggart at 479-981-2659.
The Holiday Island Fire Department Auxiliary's annual White Elephant Sale and Bake Sale is Saturday, Dec.6, 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Holiday Island Clubhouse. This favorite sale is the place to shop for Christmas items, furniture, home décor, household goods, jewelry, antiques and much more - all priced to sell. We also have our Bake Sale featuring great homemade items made by the auxiliary. Proceeds benefit the Holiday Island Fire Department and First Responders. Come and Enjoy
"A Festival of Lessons and Carols" Cantata with the BVS Orchestraand singers from the Berryville United Methodist Church and the Berryville First Christian Church will be December 7th at 5:00 PM at the Berryville United Methodist Church.
Come join Community members and Business owners at the Basin Park Hotel Ozark Room on Sunday, December 7th at 5 PM to 8 PM for a silent auction and chili contest. Cost is $5 or a new unwrapped toy to get in per person and $5 to eat and judge chili. All proceeds and toys go to "A Shot at happiness toy drive". If you would like more information on donating toys or entering the chili contest call Mike Armstrong at 479-363-6081 or 479-981-3746
Smith Family Funeral Home of Green Forest is hosting their annual Tree of Remembrance Memorial Service on December 14, 2014 at 2:00 PM in the funeral home chapel. This program includes a video, candle lighting ceremony and personalized tree ornaments. All attending are invited to a reception at the conclusion of the service. For more information please call 1-870-438-4471
School band & Choir program followed by potluck dinner December 14th beginning at 5 PM at Berryville United Methodist Church.
Seligman Chamber of Commerce & Arkansas & Missouri railroad will have a Polar Express Santa train ride Saturday Dec. 20th at 12:00 noon to Rogers, Ar. and back. No unboarding. Board at the Seligman City community building at 29144 Main st. No reservations needed. $15.00 for adult, $10.00 for children 12 and under. App. 2 hour ride. Santa will be on board to give children a bag of treats. Call 417-662-3612 for more information.
Christmas Eve candlelight service at Berryville United Methodist Church will begin at 5:00 PM December 24th.
Berryville United Methodist Church will have Holiday Bible school Monday & Tuesday December 29th & 30th from 10:00 am to 2:00 PM for kids grades K-6th.
Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday trash schedule for 2014
For customers/residents/businesses whose trash pickup day is THURSDAY, November 27th - Your trash will be picked up on FRIDAY, November 28th.
For customers/residents/businesses whose trash pickup day is FRIDAY, November 28th - Your trash will be picked up on SATURDAY, November 29th.
For customers/residents/businesses whose trash pickup day is THURSDAY, December 25th - Your trash/recycle will be picked up on FRIDAY, December 26th.
For customers/residents/businesses whose trash pickup day is FRIDAY, December 26th - Your trash/recycle will be picked up on SATURDAY, December 27th
Loaves and Fishes Food Bank in Berryville will be collecting Holiday Pies for our clients from now until December 24th. We are hoping to collect 600 pies for our pre-registered clients. If you are/or your organization would like to help, many needy families in this area would be blessed. Pies must be store bought, sealed in the package and frozen. Homemade pies cannot be accepted due to health department regulations. Please drop off donated pies during open hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 AM to 2 PM & Tuesday from 4-6. They are also accepting deer meat donations. Meat must be processed by a Health Department Approved facility. The Food Bank is located at 301 Bunch Springs Road, across from the main entrance to the Berryville Cemetery.
Anyone having fresh produce or eggs they would like to donate can take them to Loaves & Fishes Food Bank in Berryville. They are open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 am till 2 pm and Tuesday from 4-6 pm. The Food Bank is located at 301 Bunch Springs Road in Berryville, across from the main entrance of the Berryville Cemetery.
Thursday evenings 6 to 7 pm Prayer service at Berryville United Methodist Church next to the Williams Shopping Center on Hwy 62. A time to reconnect with God in private or corporate prayer. Everyone is welcome.
The Berryville Lions Club meets every 2nd and 4th Wednesday in the Mercy Hospital Dayroom @ 12:30. All are welcomed to attend. For more information about lions Club you can go to www.lionsclubs.org or contact club president Tyler Ashworth at 870-423-2161 ext 1302.
Mercy Auxiliary in Berryville will sponsor an Alzheimer's Support Group for caregivers. Meetings will be the third Thursday of each month from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. For more info call Rebecca Davis at 870-350-3415 or Anita Spearman 479-981-0626
Little Switzerland Amateur Radio Club meets at 12:00 noon on the second Thursday of the month, and at 6:30 PM on the third Thursday of the month. Check out their website at http://Isarc.us for current information on the location of each meeting.
The Farewell 4-H club has resumed meetings. They will meet the second Tuesday of the month at the Head School House at 6 PM and always have a potluck supper. The club is for anyone eager to learn about the country, or old-fashioned way of life that seems to be fading.
GriefShare will be starting a new 13 week session Sunday, January 4, 2015. This program helps people work through the steps of grief to recovery - or as they say - to a new normal. This Bible-based, non-denominational support group is for people who are grieving the loss of someone close to them - whether it be a recent loss or a loss of some time ago. Participants can join at anytime as each lesson is self-contained. GriefShare meets at the Holiday Island Community Church Library (188 Stateline Drive) on Sundays during the 13 week session from 2-4 pm. There is a $15 charge for the workbook. For more information or to sign up, please call 253-8200 or 253-8925 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.