SAR, Hikers, Computers, Rotary, Needlework


The Bella Vista Computer Club will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 9. The topic will be digital file management conventions, making files easier to find.

The club has scheduled the following programs for January:

Jan. 11, 9-11 a.m. — Data: Where Is It and What To Do With It”;

Jan. 17, 2-4 p.m. — “Basic Computer Security, Part 1”; and

Jan. 18, 9 a.m.-noon — Help Clinic, 1-3 p.m., “Storage Solutions.”



The Bella Vista Needlework Club normally meets the first Monday of each month. However, due to the New Year’s holiday, the group will meet on the second Monday, Jan. 9, at 10 a.m. in the community room at OZK Bank in Sugar Creek Center in Bella Vista. New members are always welcome and all needle craft is welcome — knitting, crocheting, cross stitch, etc.

If you have a project you would like to show, please bring it for show-and-tell.

Coffee is available or bring your own beverage.

Information: Rosalyn Sloan at (479) 553-7425.


The Siloam Springs Writers Guild will meet at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 9, weather permitting, at First Baptist Church, 2000 Dawn Hill Road. Please use the west parking lot entrance.

The Writers will be reading poems and stories they have written. Assignments for February to be emailed to [email protected] are as follows: Prose – “Starting Over” up to 750 words, and Poetry – Couplet about love up to 36 lines. Visitors are welcome.

Letter Writers

The Northwest Arkansas Letter Writers will meet at 4 p.m. Jan. 10 in the conference room at the Bella Vista Public Library.

Everyone is encouraged to make it their New Year’s resolution to write more letters to family and friends. Everyone — young and old — is welcome to attend.

Information: Pat Kirby at [email protected]

Women’s Connection

Bella Vista Christian Women’s Connection will meet for brunch from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Jan. 11 at the Bella Vista Community Church, 75 E. Lancashire Blvd., in Bella Vista. Breakfast is $10.

The inspirational speaker will be Sherry Barr from Claremore, Okla. Her message is “Humor in the Heartbreak.” The special feature will be “New Year … New Look” by Debby Curtis.

Information: (479) 366-7562, (479) 381-6516 or email [email protected]


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