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story.lead_photo.caption Courtesy photo Northwest Arkansas Master Naturalists dressed as Mother Nature and her forest animal friends gathered in the woods at Hobbs State Park on Oct. 27. They and several other Master Naturalists volunteered at the park's annual Living Forest event to entertain and educate park visitors, particularly children, about wild animals.


The James Bright Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will meet at 1 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Old Train Station in Bentonville. The speaker will be Sissi Black, who will talk about Arkansas heroes.

Information: (479) 381-7687.

Pieces 'N Patches

The Pieces 'N Patches quilt group will meet at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at First Presbyterian Church, 1901 S. 26th St. in Rogers. There will be a trunk show presented by Mary Pumphrey.

The group meets at 12:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month for programs and at 10 a.m. on the third Monday for workshops. Snacks will be served on program days, and participants should bring a dish for potluck on workshop days. Visitors are welcome.

Information: (479) 986-9188 or (479) 531-2597.


The Bella Vista Homesteaders will meet at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 6 at Concordia of Bella Vista. Sara Scott from The Village House will be the speaker.

Information: (479) 876-2460.


The VFW Post 2952 and Auxiliary will meet for dinner at 6 p.m. Nov. 8 at the American Legion Post, 200 Spring St. in Springdale. The Springdale VFW is the only VFW in Washington County, and all combat veterans are welcome.

The post has adopted a Marine unit in Afghanistan and will be collecting and preparing packages from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Springdale.

Information: (479) 601-5539.


Benton County retired educators are invited to attend the next meeting of the Rogers Retired Teachers Association at 11 a.m. Nov. 8 at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 2605 Pleasant Crossing Drive in Rogers. The speaker will be Mary Huie, the travel manager from the Arkansas Retired Teachers Association. Huie will share the travel opportunities available to retired educators.

Information: Debra Lewis, secretary RRTA @


The Northwest Arkansas Handweavers Guild will meet at 10 a.m. Nov. 10 at the Shiloh Meeting Hall in Springdale. The program will be on planning a project and keeping records. Both paper records and computer weaving software will be discussed.



The Northwest Chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse will meet at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Conference Center of Cabela's Retail Store, 2300 Promenade Blvd. in Rogers.

All chapter meetings are open to the public, and anyone interested in the organization is invited. All members and supporters must clear an N.C.I.C. background check.

Information: (479) 301-1153, or

Blood Cancers

This supportive and educational group is for adult patients, caregivers, families and friends coping with leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, MDS or other blood cancers. The group will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 12 at Hope Cancer Resources, 5835 W. Sunset Ave. in Springdale.

Information: (479) 361-5847.

Lovely DAR

Lovely Purchase Chapter, Daughters of American Revolution, will meet at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 12 in the Chapel of the Bella Vista First United Methodist Church, 20 Boyce Drive.

Information: (479) 876-2441.

Christian Women

The Bella Vista Christian Women's Connection will meet from at 9 a.m. Nov. 13 at Bella Vista Community Church, 75 Lancashire Blvd. The public is invited.

The featured speaker is Bella Vista Garden Club member and Master Gardner Geri Hoerner, who will talk about "Getting Your Plants Ready For Winter." The guest speaker is Carrie Kittinger from Tulsa, Okla., who will discuss "Broken Hearts Can Be Mended."

The brunch is held the second Tuesday of each month, and an all-American breakfast is served for $10. The program is sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries.

Information: (479) 876-5422, (513) 703-4312 or email

Bells of Peaceset Nov. 11

Gov. Asa Hutchinson has proclaimed Nov. 11 as "Bells of Peace: World War I Remembrance Day." The Arkansas WWI Centennial Commemoration Committee is calling on people and organizations around the state to ring bells 11 times at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 to celebrate the end of World War I and to remember the millions who fought, suffered and died in what was hoped to be "The War to End All Wars."

Anyone wishing to participate can send the name of their organization and the address at which the memorial bell-ringing will take place to and their information will be added to the list at

Nature Society

Flower, Garden and Nature Society of Northwest Arkansas will welcome Janet Carson to their meeting at 10 a.m. Nov. 17 at the Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences, 1371 W. Altheimer Drive (off Garland Avenue) in Fayetteville. Carson is horticultural specialist for the University of Arkansas Agricultural Extension Service and program coordinator for the Arkansas Master Gardener program, which she founded 30 years ago.

Information: (479) 466-8100, (479) 466-7265 or

NAN Profiles on 11/04/2018

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