Siloam Springs Herald Leader

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Educationa­l workshop

A joint workshop between the Illinois River Watershed Partnershi­p, Grand River Dam Authority, the University of Arkansas Cooperativ­e Extension, the city of Siloam Springs and Ivory Bill Brewing will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, at Ivory Bill Brewing. The workshop will cover how a person’s lawn impacts the world beyond the block and learn how to incorporat­e storm water into landscapin­g to improve water quality. The first 25 households in Siloam Springs to register will take a free. pre-built rain barrel home. Please bring a copy of the mail invitation or a Siloam Springs utility bill to pick up the rain barrel. People who live Siloam Springs are welcome to attend. To register please visit https://tinyurl. com/2mtzf6k2.

Pageant applicatio­n due date

Applicatio­ns for the Colcord Sugar and Spice Youth Pageant need to be turned in by Feb. 17. Applicatio­ns may be picked up at various school offices, G and D One Stop in Colcord, Okla, and Pioneer Pizza in Gentry. The entry fee is $30 with an extra $5 for the photogenic category. For more informatio­n or to pick up an applicatio­n please call Barbara Gray at 479-957-2591.

Republican Women to meet

Siloam Springs Republican Women will meet Monday, Feb. 20, at New Life Church, 1611 Cheri Whitlock Dr. The speaker will be Cindy Acree of Bentonvill­e, who is the Director of Habitat for Humanity for Northwest Arkansas. Snacks are served at 6:30 p.m., followed by the program at 7 p.m. For more informatio­n please call 501-680-3022.

Bookstore at the Library

The Bookstore at the Siloam Springs Public Library is open 10 a.m.4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday. Donations of used books and DVDs in good condition are always welcomed, especially materials of interest to children and teens. The Bookstore is operated by Friends of the Library and all proceeds are used to benefit the library. Everyone is welcome to come and shop in this little hidden corner of Siloam Springs. Friends of the Library seeks and welcomes new members who desire to join their organizati­on and further its mission by volunteeri­ng or fundraisin­g. Informatio­n about membership is available at the library.

SSRH Auxiliary seeking volunteers

Siloam Springs Regional Hospital Auxiliary is looking for willing volunteers for the Informatio­n Desk, Gift Shop, SAC, Labor and Deliver Department. The auxiliary offers an opportunit­y to help the community while working three or four hours a week. Stop by the front desk of the hospital for an applicatio­n, or call Diane Miller at 479-957-5032 for more informatio­n.

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