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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:
January 27, 2015 - Kimberling City - Elks Lodge - 12 PM to 6 PM
January 28, 2015 - Eureka Springs - Inn of the Ozarks - 1 PM to 6 PM
January 30, 2015 - Huntsville - Ducommun - 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
February 2, 2015 - Kingston - Kingston High School - 1:15 PM to 6:00 PM
February 9, 2015 - Kimberling City - First Baptist Church - 3 PM to 6 PM
February 9, 2015 - Holiday Island - Elks Lodge - 11 AM to 4 PM
Fabruary 17, 2015 - Green Forest - Tyson - 10 AM to 3 PM
Attention landowners! Soil and Water Conservation is challenging work. If you are interested in running for a position on the Carroll County Conservation District Board, this is what you should do:
**Be a registered voter
**Own land and reside in the district
(Submit a nominating petition by January 30, 2015)
Fro details on getting elected to your local conservation district board, stop by the district office at 909 C Freeman Switch Rd., Berryville, AR 72616 or call 423-2638 ext. 3.
Berryville Parks and Recreation is now registering for spring Cal Ripken baseball, ages 7-15. Registration forms are available at the Berryville Community Center and are being sent home with Berryville Public School students. Please return the completed form, a copy of the participants birth certificate and registration fee to the Berryville Community Center by Monday, February 16th at 8pm. (Registration for girls softball, ages 7-15 and Tball/Parent Pitch boys and girls ages 3-6, will be at a later date.)
The next Holiday Island Fire Department Auxiliary Luncheon is Tuesday, January 27th. The luncheon is held in the Ballroom of the Holiday Island Clubhouse. Lunch starts at Noon with doors opening at 11:30 for social time. The cost is $8.00. Reservations are required and need to be made no later than Friday, January 23rd to Peggy Arnhart at 479-363-6235. Annual membership dues for 2015 will be only $12 and may be paid at this meeting.
Bro. Jim Fletcher, Researcher/Author/Speaker, will be speaking at the Green Forest United Baptist Church during the Sunday morning service on February 1st at 10:45am. He will be speaking on "Prophecy Matters" which will cover Bible Prophecy and Israel. A covered dish lunch will follow the service. Everyone is welcome. The Green Forest Baptist Church is located at 106 West Olive in Green Forest.
You are invited to attend the Men’s Fellowship Breakfast on Monday, February 2 in the Church Fellowship Hall (188 Stateline Dr., Holiday Island). Coffee is served at 7:30 and breakfast at 8:00 for only $5.00. At 8:30 our Guest Speaker, Charles E. “Ernie” Wattam, Retired U.S. Navy Commander, will present his experience on 8 Western Pacific Deployments. He has commanded a Strike Fighter Weapons School and Strike Fighter Squadron 97. Join us for this interesting presentation.
A new ladies Bible Study, Made to Crave, will begin on Thursday, February 5, 2015 from 1 to 3 pm. The class will meet at the Holiday Island Community Church Library, 188 Stateline Drive. Made to Crave - Satisfying Your Deepest Desire with God not Food is a 6-week video study written by best selling author and President of Proverbs 31 Ministries, Lysa TerKeurst. While not a diet plan, this video study series will help you conquer whatever thing in your life, whether food or not, that you turn to in times of stress, boredom, or crises, instead of turning to God first. The participant's guide is $8.00. For more information, contact Debbie Cosens at 253-8200.
The First Freewill Baptist Church in Berryville will host dinner & music featuring Unashamed & Mercy Calling on Saturday, February 7th. Spaghetti dinner will be from 5:00 to 5:45 PM with music to follow at 6:00 PM. Cost is $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children 12 and under. For more information call 870-480-2686 or 870-480-8244
The Berryville Community Center would like to invite you to form a co-ed volleyball team and join the Spring Co-Ed Volleyball League. The eight week league begins Tuesday, February 17, and plays through Tuesday, April 7, 6-8 PM. Entry fee is $100 per team and each team must have at least 6 members, with the
minimum age of 14. Entry forms and league rules are available at the Berryville Community Center and online at bcc.berryville.com. Teams must be registered and pay the league fee by Tuesday, February 10, 8 pm. There is a four-team minimum. For more information, call Deneen at 870-423-3139. Monday thru Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM.
The Carroll County Master Gardeners will host their annual training classes throughout March at the Freeman Heights Baptist Church in Berryville. This intensive 40 hour course will cover topics for anyone interested in improving their knowledge and becoming a University of Arkansas Master Gardener. Registration is $70.00 and application must be received by February 18th. Applications and more information is available at the Carroll County Extension Office in Berryville. Contact Bruce K. Lee at 870-423-2958 or email@example.com
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.
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.
Events at the Green Forest Library for the month of January include:
January 24th from 11am-3pm. Board Games at the Green Forest Library! We’ll have all kinds of games available to play, from the classics like Sorry and Monopoly, to popular ones such as the Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, and Magic: The Gathering.
January 27th at 10:30 AM – Penguin Story and Craft time for preschoolers at the Green forest library. We’ll have make a cute penguin, and read stories about these flightless birds. Don’t forget the snacks and songs!
January 29th at 4pm – Lego Club at the Green Forest Library. Children and teens are welcome to come participate in our Lego club and build amazing creations with these tiny plastic blocks.
Lakeside Watershed Community Meeting
Join us for our Lakeside Watershed Community Meeting to learn more about the Lakeside Watershed of Beaver Lake, provide input about water quality improvement opportunities in this area, and find out how you can use Best Management Practices to improve your land and water quality. Meet staff from BWA that is available to assist you with resources to use these practices. A free meal will be provided. Space is limited, so RSVP to Courtney Thomas at email@example.com or by calling (479) 750-8007. The times and locations of the meetings are as follows:
January 24, 11am-1pm at Hobbs State Park / Conservation Management Area (20201 Arkansas 12, Rogers, AR 72756)
January 26, 6-8pm at Rogers Water Utilities (601 S 2nd St, Rogers, AR 72756)