DAR, Democrats, Fleet Reserve and more

GDR

The Lovely Purchase Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will meet on November 14 with registration and meeting beginning at 9:30 a.m. and business beginning at 10:00 a.m. This meeting will feature guest speaker Jake Greening, a U.S. Army Veteran, who will speak on “The Veterans’ Wall of Honor: A Tribute to All Who Have Served Since 1776”.

The group meets on the second Monday of each month in the chapel of Bella Vista First United Methodist Church, 20 Boyce Drive. The DAR is a patriotic organization for women passionate about community service, the preservation of history and the education of children, as well as honoring and supporting those who serve our nation. Visitors are welcome.

For further information: [email protected]

Computers

The Bella Vista Computer Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Nov. 14 at the Highland Crossings Center, Room 1001, 1801 Forest Hills Blvd. in Bella Vista. The program will be “Internet Shopping for the Holidays” with Ginny Vance.

This will be an in-person meeting with Zoom simulcast.

The following courses are currently scheduled for November:

• November 9: “Why, when and how to back up your C drive?”, with Pete Opland, from 9:00 to 11:00

• November 15 – “Basic Computer Security, Part 2”, with Justin Sell, from 2 to 4 p.m.

• November 30 – “Slow PC? Let’s Upgrade or Buy New,” with Pete Opland, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Information: bvcomputerclub.org.

Democrats

Northwest Arkansas senior Democrats will gather at noon Nov. 15 in the Fayetteville Public Library’s Walker Community Room for a business meeting and discussion of the upcoming legislative session. The meeting will be hybrid with a Zoom option.

Information: (479) -841-4420.

Mind games

Puzzles will meet at 3 p.m. on November 16 in the Community Room at the Bella Vista Public Library. Everyone is welcome.

For further information: Contact [email protected]

Mystery Book Club

Mystery Book Club meets the third Wednesday of the month in the Bella Vista Public Library Conference Room. This month’s meeting is at 4 p.m. November 16 at 4 p.m. The subject is to read a western mystery.

For further information: Contact [email protected]

Reserve fleet

The Fleet Reserve Association will meet at noon Nov. 19 at the Wagon Wheel Country Cafe, 4080 N. Thompson St. in Springdale. FRA meets on the third Saturday of the month.

Information: (479) 841-4856 or email [email protected]

garden club

The Bella Vista Garden Club hosted a card and board game party on October 21 to benefit scholarships and other club projects. It was a great success and nearly 200 guests attended. Club president Pat Meyer looks forward to making it an annual event.

Bella Vista Garden Club meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of the month at Bella Vista Community Church, 75 E. Lancashire Blvd. There are no meetings in July, August or November.

Hill N Dale

The Hill N Dale Hiking Club will be hiking Nov. 21 at Mount Kessler near Fayetteville on the Last Call, Fayetteville Traverse, Rock City, Amp, and Terrapin trails. This will be a 5.7 mile loop hike.

Information: bvhikingclub.com, (479) 721-2193 or [email protected]

Perfect harmony

Perfect Harmony Women’s Barbershop Chorus meets from 3-4:30 p.m. every Monday in Fellowship Hall at Highland Christian Church, 1500 Forest Hills Blvd. in Bella Vista. Regular rehearsals will resume in the spring. To attend, you must have received at least the first dose of the covid vaccine. No previous experience or trial is required to register. Women of all ages and voice ranges to experience Barbershop Singing are welcome.

Information: (479) 876-7204.

duvet guild

The Quilt Guild of Northwest Arkansas is sponsoring a $500 scholarship in 2023 to a high school graduate or current student from Washington, Benton, Carroll, and Madison counties pursuing a degree in fiber arts. The scholarship is to be used for educational expenses such as tuition, books, and workshop fees.

The guild was formed to promote appreciation of the rich heritage of the art of quilting and to enhance each member’s quilting skills and knowledge. It is also the purpose of the organization to expand and enrich the art of quilting for future generations.

The scholarship application form is available on the website. Completed applications should be mailed to QUILT Guild of Northwest Arkansas, Scholarship Committee Chair, PO Box 1364, Springdale, AR 72765 postmarked no later than February 1, 2023. Be sure to allow a slow postal service and ensure adequate postage is paid as this may result in late delivery beyond the deadline.

For further information: [email protected]

Send club news to [email protected] Deadline is 4 p.m. Tuesday for posting on Sunday. Please include a phone number or email address for posting.

Submitted photo Outgoing Kiwanis club president Stephen Johnston (left) poses with Rotary club president Stanley Church during the Rotary club meeting on Tuesday, October 25. Johnston, Director of Operations for the Boys and Girls Club of Western Benton County spoke about what the Boys and Girls Club has to offer children in Siloam Springs and Western Benton County.
Photo Westside Eagle Observer/SUSAN HOLLAND Karen Benson (seated, center), director of the Gravette Public Library, greets guests at a volunteer appreciation reception held Friday afternoon at the library. Benson thanked the volunteers in attendance and shared what contributions they have made to support the library. Guests were served cheese and crackers, grapes, cookies, cheesecake bites and punch.
Photo Photo submitted The Bella Vista Ladies 9 Hole Golf League celebrated Halloween with a brunch on October 31. The league plays from March to October.

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