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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 19 - Eureka Springs Hospital - 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
December 26 - Mercy Hospital Berryville - 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
January 9 - Ducommun/Berryville - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
January 9 - Green Forest High School - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
January 16 - Tyson BV - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
January 16 - Wal Mart - 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Anyone interested in helping the Subbing for Santa program that gives gifts to children who otherwise might not have Christmas this year can call Travis Flippo at Berryville Ford at 870-423-3303 or 870-280-8616.
The Alpena Historical Society cancelled their December meeting, but have two books for sale at the Alpena City Hall.
The Kingston American Legion will be having their regular dance Saturday night December 20th. Every one is welcome.
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.
Living Faith Church on Hwy 221 North of Berryville will be having a candlelight service on Sunday, December 21st beginning at 6 PM
Christmas Eve candlelight service at Berryville United Methodist Church will begin at 5:00 PM December 24th.
On Christmas Eve Freeman Heights Baptist Church will have a Living Nativity from 5:00-6:00pm, Candlelight service from 6:00-6:30pm, Living Nativity from 6:30-7:00pm. They will also be serving hot cocoa and apple cider.
First Christian Church in Berryville will have a Christmas Eve candlelight service beginning at 11:00 PM.
Faith Christian Family Church will have a Christmas Eve service beginning at 5PM
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.
Christmas Holiday trash schedule for 2014
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
Help keep our roadside clean and prevent trash from running off into the White River, before it flows into Beaver Lake by coming out for the BWA Adopt-a-Highway Cleanup on Highway 412! Check-in will begin at 1 pm on Monday, January 12th, at the Valero gas station at 17410 E Highway 412 in Springdale. This program is held in conjunction with the Arkansas Highway Transportation Department Adopt-a-Highway program. Cleanup supplies, such as vests, trash bags, and trash grabbers, will be provided for volunteers. Contact us at 479-750-8007 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The 2015 Polar Bear Plunge for Special Olympics in Arkansas will be held January 24th, 2015 at Beaver Park Swim Area. Registration begins at 10 AM and the Plunge will be at 11 AM. For more information call Donna Kilmer at 479-366-3216
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 email@example.com.