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story.lead_photo.caption Courtesy photo The Bella Vista Photography Club monthly contest was “cellphone photography”. The first place winner was Jennifer Loper, second place was John White and Kelly Ballard placed third. Fall print show entries are due by Sept. 17. The show will be held at the Bella Vista Country Club from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 9. The club meets at 6 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month at the First Community Bank in Jane, Mo. Information:

Democratic Women

Washington County Democratic Women will meet at 6 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1325 N. Palek Drive in Fayetteville. Angie Maxwell will be the guest speaker. Maxwell is the director of the Diane Blair Center of Southern Politics and Society, an associate professor of political science and holder of the Diane Blair Endowed Professorship in Southern Studies at the University of Arkansas. She will discuss her recently published book The Long Southern Strategy.

A cash/credit card bar is available and light snacks will be served beginning at 5:30 p.m. Books will be available for purchase and and author signing will take place following the presentation.

The purpose of Washington County Democratic Women is to provide educational programs for the membership and the greater community. No reservations needed and all are welcome.



The Bella Vista Homemakers will meet at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 2 at Concordia of Bella Vista. The presentation will be by the Woodcarvers Club of Bella Vista.

Information: (479) 876-2460.


The Bella Vista Homesteaders will meet at 10:20 a.m. Sept. 2 at Concordia of Bella Vista. The presentation will be given by the Bella Vista Woodcarvers Club. Visitors are welcome.

Information: (479) 876-2460.

Myeloma Support

Hope Cancer Resources offers a support group for myeloma patients, caregivers and loved ones. The Northwest Arkansas Myeloma Support Group will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 3 at Hope Cancer Resources, 5835 W. Sunset Ave. in Springdale. The meeting will be co-facilitated by a 22-year survivor and will provide education, support and the opportunity to share personal experiences.

Information: (479) 361-5847

Master Naturalists

The Northwest Arkansas Master Naturalists will hold a native plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 4 at the Washington County Cooperative Extension Service parking lot, 2536 McConnell Ave. in Fayetteville. The sale is open to the public.

Native trees, shrubs, grasses and flowering perennials will be available for purchase. Flowers and grasses are selling for $6; trees and shrubs are $17.

Native plants are adapted to the area to withstand a variety of growing conditions. Native plants attract important pollinators such as bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, and they provide valuable habitat and food for many insects and animals.

Information: (479) 644-4294.


The Quester's Trail of Tears No. 904 of Bella Vista will hold an antique and collectible sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 6 and 7 at the home of Elaine Roony, 10 Thursby Lane in Bella Vista. Profits from the sale will be used to support preservation and restoration projects in Benton County.

Information: (479) 855-0333 or email


Woodcarvers of Northwest Arkansas will holding their 40th annual Woodcarving Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 7 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 8 inside the Frisco Station Mall, 100 N. Dixieland Road in Rogers. This free event will include woodcarvings, wood turnings and wood burnings with demonstrations throughout the day. There will be a daily raffle, door prize drawings every hour and a whittling contest Sunday.

Information: (479) 381-3014 or


The Photographic Society of Northwest Arkansas will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at Whole Hog in Bentonville. They will welcome special guest Detlef Koertage, a Chicago portrait photographer relocating to the area, known for portraits with "Rembrandt" lighting. Learn about his inspiration from 17th century Dutch painters and find out more about his planned PSNWA workshop later this year.


Christian Women

The Bella Vista Women's Christian Connection will meet at 9 a.m. Sept. 10 at Bella Vista Community Church, 75 Lancashire Blvd. The featured speaker will be Dee Dee Matney from the Bella Vista Animal Shelter. The guest speaker will be Julie Wikoff presenting "There's Gotta be Something More." An all-American breakfast is served for $10. The program is sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries. The public is invited.

Reservations: (479) 876-5422.

Radio Club

Little Switzerland Amateur Radio Club will meet at 2 p.m. Sept. 14 in the day room at Mercy Hospital, 214 Carter St. in Berryville. The club meets the second Saturday of each month.

Anyone interested in ham radio is welcome.

The club also gives technician, general and amateur extra tests at noon on the second Saturday of each month. Reservations and a current amateur radio license or FCC registration number are required.

Information: or email

Decorative Artists

The Bella Vista Decorative Artists will host its "Mad Hatter" Card and Game Party from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 1 St. Bernard Lane in Bella Vista. The fundraiser will include cards and game tables to be reserved by individuals or groups for $12 per person. There will be theme baskets created by members to be raffled off, a store to sell members artwork, door prizes, lunch and desserts.

Table reservations: (479) 855-6319 or (479) 531-1231.

Fly Tyers

The Bella Vista Fly Tyers Club is conducting weekly fishing fly-tying classes from noon to 1:30 p.m. beginning Sept. 16 and continuing through March at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. Both introductory and advanced classes will be taught by master-tyers, club members Gary Rowland and Ray Atkinson. Class members have an opportunity to learn a hobby which could last a lifetime and enjoy a great social atmosphere. The fly tying will be for trout and panfish. There is no cost for the instruction for members (annual membership is $15). There are nominal costs for fly-tying materials: tool kits (including vises) are available for around $30, hooks are 10-cents each and other materials for tying are free. Stop into a meeting anytime, all are welcome.

Perfect Harmony

Perfect Harmony Women's Barbershop Chorus meets from 4 to 5:30 p.m. every Monday in the choir room of the United Lutheran Church of Bella Vista. No previous experience or try outs are required to join. Women of all ages and voice ranges are welcome.

Information: (479) 876-7204 or

Post 341

The Willard E. "Rocky" Glidewell American Legion Post 341 of Bella Vista reminds the public of the all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. Breakfast includes pancakes, French toast, ham, sausage, biscuits and gravy, and juice and coffee. There is no cost, but donations are accepted.

Information: (479) 268-509 or

NAN Profiles on 08/25/2019

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