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Can­cer Bud­dies

Hope Can­cer Re­sources part­ners with The Buddy Project to fa­cil­i­tate a sixweek art group for pa­tients with any type of can­cer. Mem­bers will cre­ate a col­lage of their per­sonal can­cer jour­ney. A light meal and all sup­plies needed for the project will be pro­vided. The next group will meet ev­ery Thurs­day from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 7 to Oct. 12 at Hope Can­cer Re­sources, 5835 W. Sun­set Ave in Spring­dale.

Mem­bers must RSVP to at­tend.

In­for­ma­tion: (479) 3615847.

CLIMB

Chil­dren’s Lives In­clude Mo­ments of Brav­ery is a Chil­dren’s Tree­house Foun­da­tion fam­ily sup­port group that helps chil­dren ages 6 to 12 cope with and share feel­ings about a par­ent or loved one who has can­cer. The next group will meet ev­ery Mon­day from 5:30 to 7 p.m. from Oct. 9 un­til Nov. 13 at Hope Can­cer Re­sources. Regis­tra­tion is re­quired. In­for­ma­tion: (479) 3615847.

Bar­ber­shop

Per­fect Har­mony Women’s Bar­ber­shop Cho­rus meets from 4 to 5:30 p.m. each Mon­day in the choir room of the United Lutheran Church of Bella Vista. Di­rec­tor Karen Franken­feld will find a part that fits any voice. No pre­vi­ous ex­pe­ri­ence or try­outs are re­quired.

In­for­ma­tion: (479) 8767204 or per­fec­thar­monybv.org.

Toast­mas­ters

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.toast­mas­ter­sclubs.org.

Send Club News to our­town@nwadg.com. Dead­line is 4 p.m. Tues­day for Sun­day pub­li­ca­tion.

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On July 26, mem­bers of the Al­trusa Clubs of Ben­tonville, Bella Vista, Spring­dale, Rogers and Wash­ing­ton County worked with the Sa­mar­i­tan Com­mu­nity Cen­ter sort­ing and count­ing school sup­plies. The sup­plies will be used to pack 3,300 back­packs for chil­dren in need in our com­mu­nity. The Ben­tonville/Bella Vista Club meets at 11:30 a.m. on the first and third Tues­days of the month at the River Grill in Ben­tonville. In­for­ma­tion: Peggy Rosenthal at (479) 321-1201.

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Ser­vice awards were pre­sented to Ben­ton County Mas­ter Gar­den­ers at their Au­gust meet­ing. Pic­tured (from left) are five-year awards to: Joann York, Rogers; San­dra Berry, Bella Vista; Ed Berry, Rogers; and Regina Neely, Rogers. 10-year awards to: Mary Burks, Ben­tonville; Yvonne Par­rish, Ben­tonville; and Becky El­liott, Ben­tonville. 20-year — Life­time Plus award to Judy Wamsher, Ben­tonville. Not pic­tured: five years — Linda Han­cock, Ben­tonville; Count­ess Hodges, Ben­tonville; Becky Richards, Rogers; and Toy Siler, Rogers; 10 years — Brad An­gell, Low­ell; Pat Dex­ter, Cave Springs; Linda Oliphant, Gravette; and Toy Siler, Rogers; 15 years — Life­time — Chari Cross, Ben­tonville.

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The Bella Vista Sun­rise Ro­tary Club re­cently in­stalled of­fi­cers for the new fis­cal year dur­ing a ban­quet at Lake­point Res­tau­rant and Events Cen­ter. The new of­fi­cers are (front row from left) Jill Dar­ling, past pres­i­dent of the Ben­tonville Sun­rise Ro­tary Club, which merged with the Bella Vista club; Holly Holi­man, pro­grams chair­woman; Mary Smith, sec­re­tary; and (back row from left) Kath­leen McGuire, mem­ber­ship chair­woman; Tom Throne, pres­i­dent-elect; Sean Crider, pres­i­dent; and Robert Ritschel, past pres­i­dent.

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Bella Vista P.E.O. Chap­ter CX of­fi­cers for 2017-18 are (front row from left) Vice Pres­i­dent Elaine Cor­win, Pres­i­dent Kathy Goodrich and Record­ing Sec­re­tary Gail Cowdin, and (back row from left) Trea­surer Elaine Twyman, Chap­lain Vir­ginia Wood, Guard Ed­die-Lou Tay­lor and Cor­re­spond­ing Sec­re­tary Cathy Wood­burn.

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