WCHS honors two ‘distinguished residents’
The Washington County Historic Society will maintain its annual normal assembly at 1 p.m. Oct. 4 by way of Zoom and can announce this yr’s recipients of its Distinguished Citizen Awards. The annual assembly is often held as a luncheon, however this yr it is going to be introduced remotely due to the pandemic.
This yr’s Distinguished Citizen Award winners are Margaret Clark of Fayetteville and Susan Parks-Spencer of Prairie Grove.
Clark started her instructing profession on the College of Arkansas in 1969 after incomes a grasp’s diploma in 1968. She earned her physician of training diploma in 1978. She turned an affiliate professor of secondary training in 1994. She has served on the Board of Administrators of the Arkansas Alumni Affiliation and the Washington County Historic Society since 2003 and was a member of the Arkansas Division of the American Affiliation of College Girls. She additionally served as the primary president of the Phi Alpha Omega chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Amongst different honors, she has obtained the Silas Hunt Legacy Award, the Excellent College Award and the Martin Luther King Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award. She retired in 1998, taking emerita standing however remaining energetic in neighborhood affairs. A residence corridor is called after her on the UA campus. Since becoming a member of the Washington County Historic Society’s Board of Administrators in 2003 — she is the longest present serving board member — Clark has developed the Various Settlers Committee. Clark was one of many 4 residing individuals to be named as a 2020 Arkansas Girls’s Corridor of Fame inductee.
Parks-Spencer has made distinctive contributions to the lifetime of Washington County and its communities together with serving on the Washington County Historic Society Board from 1995 to 1997 and once more from 2007 to 2018. She was first vice chairman for membership from 2010 to 2013 and served because the chairman of the Group Historical past and Heritage Committee — (additionally referred to as Out within the County Committee — in addition to chairman of the lecture sequence and a member of a number of different committees through the years. Her grandmother, Myrtle McCormick Parks, was a WCHS Distinguished Citizen in 1968. She has written a number of articles for the WCHS Flashback quarterly journal. Her guide, “At Warfare and on the Dwelling Entrance,” was lately launched. The 406-page guide chronicles the wartime expertise of a close-knit household and their neighborhood by way of the eyes of her grandmother, Myrtle McCormick Parks.
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The Rotary Membership of Fayetteville will meet at midday Sept. 24 by way of Zoom. This system can be Katherine Shoulders talking on the Arkansas Incarcerated Girls’s Undertaking.
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Excellent Concord Girls’s Barbershop Refrain will meet from 2:30 to five p.m. Sept. 21 within the Fellowship Corridor of the Highland Christian Church, 1500 Forest Hills Blvd. in Bella Vista. The group will meet every Monday going ahead.
Social distancing and masks are required. No earlier expertise or tryouts are required to hitch.
Data: (479) 876-7204 or perfectharmonybv.com.
The Bella Vista Backyard Membership will maintain its first assembly of the 2020-21 fiscal yr at 10 a.m. Sept. 23 on the Kingsdale Pavilion, positioned within the Kingsdale Park at 69 Riordan Highway in Bella Vista. (The pavilion is subsequent to the swimming pool.) Members and visitors might collect at 9:30 a.m.
Visitor audio system embody Trey Baucum, proprietor of Fats High Farm, who will discuss rising mushrooms, and Grasp Gardener Tony LiCausi will focus on foliar feeding. Membership members will honor the Circle of Roses recipients, a Penny Pines recipient, and all latest Backyard Golf equipment of America award winners. Yearbooks can be obtainable for pickup after the assembly for all membership members. Friends are at all times welcome to attend and will be a part of the membership at any time all year long.
The Bella Vista Backyard Membership was organized in 1972 and is devoted to sustaining and bettering the great thing about Bella Vista. The membership helps quite a few beautification tasks across the metropolis, tends to the gardens on the Veterans Wall of Honor and the Bella Vista Cemetery, holds annual plant gross sales and card events, and awards scholarships to college students learning horticulture at Northwest Arkansas faculties and universities. All are invited to return.
Attributable to covid-19 considerations, tables can be organized to assist protected social distancing. Masks are required always.
The Moose Riders of Mountain Dwelling Moose Lodge No. 1953 will host their annual “Blessing of the Bikes” starting at 9 a.m. Sept. 26 on the lodge, positioned on Arkansas 5, roughly 2 miles south of the bypass. The world occasion, now in its sixth yr, usually coincides with the same occasion held at Mooseheart, the group’s “youngster metropolis” positioned close to Aurora, Sick., 40 miles west of Chicago.
The poker run will start at 9 a.m. A fundraising lunch can be obtainable at 11 a.m., and horseshoe and pool tournaments will start at 3 p.m.
All proceeds from this fundraising occasion will go to assist youngsters in want. This family-friendly occasion is open to the general public with all inspired to attend.
Data: (870) 491-5696.
The Retired Nurses of Northwest Arkansas assembly scheduled for Sept. 29 has been canceled attributable to continued considerations concerning covid-19.
Data: (630) 659-6925 or (479) 715-6352.
The Bella Vista Christian Girls’s Connection will meet at 9 a.m. Oct. 14 on the New Life Christian Church, 103 Riordan Highway in Bella Vista.
Attendance is restricted to the primary 50 folks, and reservations are required. Seating can be positioned for social distancing, and field lunches can be obtainable for $10. Convey your individual beverage.
The speaker can be Donna Hutchinson, and the function can be a wildlife video. This system is sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries.
Data: (479) 876-5422 or email@example.com.
The Bella Vista Space Radio Membership is conducting digital conferences on the primary Thursday of every month by way of YouTube Dwell. In-person month-to-month license testing has resumed on the second Saturday of the month.
All beginner radio fans and potential hams are invited.
Data: www.BellaVistaRadioClub.org or Ron Evans at (479) 270-5584.
By the covid-19 pandemic, the Bella Vista Laptop Membership meets over the web utilizing Zoom. Guests and visitors are welcome; get hold of the Zoom assembly connection data upfront of conferences from both the membership chairman at firstname.lastname@example.org or from a buddy whom you realize to be a BVCC member.
The yearly BVCC membership is $25 for the primary member in a family and $10 for every extra member in the identical family. Be part of or renew membership on-line on the BVCC web site at https://bvcomputerclub.org. The advantages of membership membership embody distant assist for members with their computerized gadgets and free lessons on a wide range of laptop matters.
Scheduled on-line lessons could also be discovered on the web site. Advance signup is required to attend lessons. The web site additionally comprises probably the most present subject of the “Bits & Bytes” publication, minutes of the earlier month’s normal assembly, membership types, detailed instructions to assembly rooms and updates to scheduled lessons.
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Margaret Clark of Fayetteville (left) and Susan Parks-Spencer of Prairie Grove can be honored Oct. 4 by the Washington County Historic Society as recipients of its Distinguished Citizen Awards.
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