The Northwest Arkansas Ostomy Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. today at Hope Cancer Resources, 5835 W. Sunset Ave. in Springdale.
There will be an information/educational meeting prior to the main meeting at 1 p.m. This month is the annual summer potluck party, so participants should bring a dish to share.
Information: nwaostomy. weebly.com.
The Orchid Society of the Ozarks will meet at 1:30 p.m. today at Northwest Technical Institute, 709 S. Old Missouri Road in Springdale. The speaker, Kristen L. Uthus of New World Orchids in Manchester, Mich., will discuss miniature species Neofinetia (Vanda) falcata — “the Samurai orchids.”
Anyone interested in growing orchids is welcome to attend. The objective of the society is to stimulate interest in orchids and their culture. Monthly raffles for members and occasional public auctions offer affordable orchids and supplies for new and experienced growers.
Information: (479) 6194310 or oso-web.org.
Pieces ‘N Patches
The Pieces ‘N Patches quilt group will meet at 10 a.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church, 1901 S. 26th St. in Rogers. Barb Eikmeier from Kansas will have a workshop on the pineapple log cabin color wheel.
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 lunch on workshop days; beverages will be provided. Visitors are welcome.
Information: (479) 2487358 or (972) 978-4488.
Calico Cut-Ups quilt guild meets at 1 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church, 20 Boyce Drive in Bella Vista.
The speaker will be Raymond Hill of Bittersweet Quilts in Joplin, Mo., on “Basic Maintenance for Your Sewing Machine.” There will be a workshop that morning at 10 a.m. given by Hill. The workshop is limited to 15 people, and the cost is $10. Bring a sewing machine to work on.
Calico Cut-Ups is open to everyone from all levels of quilting. Beginners and experts are all welcomed. If not a member of the guild a fee of $5 is asked to help pay for the cost of the speaker.
Information: Email email@example.com.
The Twin Lakes Toastmasters Club in Fayetteville offers the skills and confidence needed to effectively express oneself in any given situation. Professionals, students, stay-at-home parents and retirees are welcome to attend the meetings and gain communication skills. The group meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Monday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1021 W. Sycamore St. in Fayetteville.
Information: 4122.toast mastersclubs.org.
The Kingsdale Squares will dance 7 p.m. Monday at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. Kenton Sullivan will be calling. There will be a mainstream workshop at 6:30 p.m. prior to the dance.
Information: Bill Allen at (479) 876-5066.
The Senior Democrats of Northwest Arkansas will meet at noon Tuesday at Western Sizzlin’ in Springdale.
State Rep. Greg Leding of Fayetteville, an announced candidate for Arkansas State Senate District 4, will be the guest speaker. Georgia Ross, president,
welcomes all Democrats from Benton, Carroll, Madison and Washington counties to attend.
Information: (479) 9357423.
The American Association of University Women, Fayetteville Branch, will meet for a summer social dinner and Gridiron fundraiser kickoff at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Whole Hog Cafe, 3009 College Ave. in the Fiesta Square Shopping Center in Fayetteville. All members, prospective members and guests are welcome to attend.
The American Association of University Women is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls.
Information: (479) 2511835.
Bella Vista Anytime Stitchers will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, 20 Boyce Drive, Bella Vista (across Tanyard Creek), Room 23 (downstairs, southwest side). The Anytime Stitchers meet the third Wednesday of every month except November and December. The club includes new and experienced quilters who meet to share techniques, project ideas and make quilts for charities. All are welcome.
This month Marilyn Bullock will be leading the meeting. There will be a show-and-tell portion of the meeting to show personal projects completed.
Information: (479) 8559418.
The Bella Vista Ladies Bunco group will meet at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Bernard’s Parish Hall.
Information: (479) 2683985 or (479) 319-4789.
The Bella Vista Fly Tyers Club is a fishing, conservation and service club consisting of approximately 150 members. The club also promotes lake conservation, recreational activities and conducts service projects throughout Northwest Arkansas.
The club meets every Thursday at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista beginning at 9 a.m. for a social hour followed by a meeting from 10 to 11 a.m.
Information: Email info@BellaVistaFlyTyers. org.
The Rotary Club of Fayetteville meets at noon every Thursday at Mermaids Restaurant, 2217 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville. The highlights for the remainder of July are:
■ Thursday: Heifer International will provide information on its mission to work with communities to end world hunger and poverty and to care for the Earth. ■ July 27: Broyles Foundation will update on why it
is the first place caregivers turn for information regarding dementia.
Information: fayetteville rotary.org or email mjmusial @gmail.com.
NWA Coin Club
The Northwest Arkansas Coin Club will hold its second annual coin show July 21-23 in the Pinnacle Ballroom at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. Hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 23. Admission is free, and the public is invited to attend.
Information: Bill at (214) 232-2410.
The Benton County Dems will meet at noon July 24 at the Golden Corral, 2605 W. Pleasant Grove Crossing in Rogers. Lunch will start at 11 a.m. The featured speaker will be Amy Gillespie, candidate for Bentonville School Board.
Information: (479) 7212747.
The Ozark Hill Hikers, affiliated with the American Volkssport Association, is inviting all interested walkers to join them for a 5K or 10K walk July 26 in Siloam Springs. Registration is at
8 a.m. at Phillips 66, 1295 N. Mount Olive.
Information: sites.google. com/bvozarkhillhikers.
Hope Cancer Resources offers a support group for men and women living with any type of stage IV cancer. This month’s meeting will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. July 28 at Hope Cancer Resources, 5835 W. Sunset Ave. in Springdale.
Information: (479) 361-
The Mercedes-Benz Club of America, Ozark Section, held its annual membership luncheon at Copeland’s New Orleans Restaurant in Rogers on July 15. Member appreciation awards were presented, a silent auction was held during the luncheon and some members received their Mercedes-Benz Club of America longevity pins. The event congratulates members who have been with the club five, 10, 15, 20, 25 years or longer.
The section’s members meet each month for an event. Time and location vary, depending on the nature of the event. Categories are driving, entertainment, social, education, charitable, technical, exhibit and awards. Owning a Mercedes-Benz is not required to become a member.
Information: (479) 7566798, (479) 644-8087 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Several Bentonville Garden Club members were state and regional winners for club projects this year. Yearbook won first place in the Arkansas Federation of Garden Clubs and the South Central Region, which consists of Arkansas, Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma. Arbor Day won second place in the state and region; Publicity Press Book received first place in state and region; History Book won second place in state; and the Heritage Award also won first place. BGC president attended the Arkansas Federation of Garden Clubs’ spring convention in Tillar to accept the awards for Bentonville. Several local students received youth awards for their artwork in the Bird Poster Contest guided by their teacher Crystal Featherston. Pictured are Susan Todd and Helen Lampkin in front, and Crystal Featherston, Vicky Proffer, Elaine Kerr, Tami Bever and Leah Whitehead in back row.
Sherrie Eoff (left), a member of the Garden Club of Rogers, was presented the Member Award of Honor by Sandy Robinson, president of National Garden Clubs, for outstanding volunteer contributions to club and community in one or more of the following areas: Civic development, horticulture therapy, youth activities, conservation, landscape design, horticulture, floral design or all-around excellence. Eoff has served as civic beautification chairperson, vice president and programs on more than one occasion. She has served as president twice. She has also served as Arbor Day chairwoman, treasurer and horticulture chairwoman for more than eight years. She has been the Youth Gardening chairwoman for the past seven years. Eoff has been a member of the Garden Club of Rogers for over 20 years and has been very active in many different areas of the club. This is one of the highest honors given. Eoff was South Central Region winner and then went on to receive the national honor also. The Garden Club of Rogers celebrated its 75th anniversary as a federated club in 2016.
5847 or hopecancer resources.org.