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- The monthly singing at Bunker Hill will be held starting at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. A variety of musicians come to play and sing.

Anyone in the audience can also participate in the singing or bring along an instrument to play.

There is a potluck dessert bar and finger foods table set up for all to enjoy. Just bring your favorite things to share with others in attendance.

Bunker Hill Community building is five miles north of Pineville, Mo., on Mo.

Hwy. W, or five miles east of Anderson on Missouri Hwy. 76 , then south on W. For information, call 417-223-4684.Pea Ridge Optimist Club

The Pea Ridge Optimist Club is hosting an appreciation luncheon for Pea Ridge city officials, teachers, clergy and local business leaders at Pea Ridge High School cafeteria Saturday, Nov. 14. The club is one of more than 3,400 Optimist clubs throughout the world.

The local club’s focus is on the Pea Ridge area.

Optimists have the motto “Friend of Youth” and each club decides locally what projects to hold and support to accomplish our mission of “Bringing Out the Best in Kids.” This last year, our club helped to support over a dozen projects which are selected and conducted by our local members.

In order to serve the youth and community effectively, our club must have dedicated members.

We seek women and men ofgood character with a keen interest in serving the community. It’s not often that one is able to have the opportunity to meaningfully affect the lives of others, especially those of our youth.

Kiwanis Club

BELLA VISTA - The Bella Vista Kiwanis Club will meet at 7 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, at the Bella Vista Country Club.

Guest speaker will be Bella Vista Alderman Doug Farner, who will give a talk on the need for a sales tax to support the city’s fire and police departments.

Those interested in learning more about Kiwanis, or becoming a member of the group are invited to attend.

Breakfast is off the menu and is Dutch treat.

American Legion Post 341

BELLA VISTA - The next meeting of Bella Vista American Legion Post 341 will be at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 5.

Guest speaker will be Bella Vista alderman Doug Farner, who will talk about the need for a sales tax in the city to support the police and fire departments.

All members are urged to attend.

Any veteran in the area who is interested in learning more about the American Legion, and/or becoming a member, is invited to the Post that evening. It is located at the intersection of Kingsland Road and U.S.

Hwy. 71. For more information, call Doug, 899-3267, or commander Jake Greeling 640-3479.

AREA EVENTSCassville holds dance

CASSVILLE, Mo. - The Cassville Senior Citizens monthly dance will begin at 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7.

This monthly dance is held on the first Saturday of each month at the Cassville Senior Citizens Center, 1111 Fair Street, Cassville, Mo., and features The Roaring River Sounds Band. Thereis a $3 charge at the door.

Finger foods are welcomed and all proceeds will benefit the Cassville Senior Center. For more information, call 417-847-0131.

Christmas train ride

SELIGMAN, Mo. - The Seligman Chamber of Commerce will have a Christmas train ride at approximately 2:30 p.m. onSunday Dec. 13. The train will go from Seligman to Rogers and back. The train will be decorated for Christmas and Santa Claus will be on board. Santa will be giving candy for the children. Adults are $10 each, children 12 to 4 $5 each, children under 4 are free. For more information or to make reservations, call 417-662-3611.

Tree project

SELIGMAN, Mo. - The Seligman Chamber of Commerce is starting their Tree Project, you can make a $40 donation for a tree.

There are Maple varieties and Copper Birch, these trees are 12 feet to 16 feet tall and are beautiful trees from a nursery. For more information about the trees, call 417-662-3611.



- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will waive all day use and camping fees for active service personnel and Department of Defense (DoD) civilians on mid or post deployment leave from duty in support of the Overseas Contingency Operations. The intent is to recognize the selfless service of these individuals to our nation and the world.

The program began in 2006 to honor the men and women who serve the nation.

Active service personnel and DoD civilians on leave will be required to show identification and leave orders upon arrival at the campgrounds to obtain the waiver. The waiver will also apply to all family members accompanying them on their visit. The waiver will be applied to daily use fees and camping fees.

Fees will be waived on a walk-up and space availablebasis, as well as for reservations through the National Recreation Reservation Service call center. Camping and day use fees, however, will not be waived for on-line reservations made through

The Corps is the nation’s largest federal provider of outdoor and water-based recreation, hosting more than 350 million visitors per year at more than 400 lakes and river projects nation wide. These areas provide 4,500 miles of trails, 3,400 boat launch ramps, 90,000 campsites, and 33 percent of all U.S. freshwater fishing.

To find the nearest Corps of Engineers recreation site, please visit www.

Community, Pages 6 on 11/04/2009


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