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BBQ dinner and pie auction

The Pea Ridge High School Alumni Association will hold a BBQ Dinner and Pie Auction fund-raiser from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at the Pea Ridge Middle School cafeteria.

The menu will feature BBQ sandwiches, baked beans and other fixins. The Pie Auction will begin at 6 p.m.

Proceeds of the fundraiser will benefit the Alumni Scholarship Fund, which provides first-year college scholarships to graduating seniors from Pea Ridge High School.

The 2009 recipients were Evelyn Torres, Brittany Morgan and Natalie Morgan.

Pea Ridge High School Alumni Association is now officially a non-profit organization under the IRS Code, Section 501(c)(3), so gifts made to the Alumni Association are now taxdeductible charitable donations.

Looking ahead to summer, Alumni Day 2010, sponsored by the Alumni Association, is set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 10, at the high school.

The Alumni Association Board of Directors includes John Lasater, president; Ken Howell, vice-president; Jamie Cotton, secretary; Nancy Jordan, treasurer; Jerry Nichols, communications coordinator; Marcia Cothran, Charles Crabtree, Tim Woods and Andrea Ricketts. Monthly meetings of the board are held at 6 p.m. on second Tuesday evenings in the front conference room of the Arvest Bank of Pea Ridge.

All alumni and visitors are welcome to attend.

For more information, call Jerry Nichols 621-1621, John Lasater 366-6340 or Linda Schooley 451-8574.

Regional Chamber Business Expo

The Regional Chamber of Commerce serving Northwest Arkansas and Southwest Missouri is sponsoring their fourth annual Business Expo 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, April 17, at the Pea Ridge High School.

Along with the interactive vendor booths, there will be a health and safety theme. The American Red Cross will be hold a blood drive on the premises. The Expo offers reasonable rates for all businesses and a reduced rate for nonprofit groups.

For more information or to register for a booth, visit, call the chamber office at 451-0599.


Thursday, March 18

6:45 a.m. breakfast and 7 a.m.

ing - The Pea Ridge Optimist Club, Mt.Vernon Presbyterian Church. For information, call Merrill White at 586 8406 or Annette Beard at 445-4081.

6:30 p.m. - Lions Club organizational meeting, Pea Ridge High Media Center.

7:30 p.m. - Garfield AA, Brightwa ter Methodist Church. Open meeting and no smoking. For information, call 359-3734.

Friday, March 19

5 p.m. - TOPS Club of Pea Ridge, Autumn Village. For information, call Becky Warner at 359-3764.

Saturday, March 20

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Pea Ridge Historical Society Museum open.

7:30 p.m. - Garfield AA, Big Book Study, Brightwater Methodist Church. Open meeting and no smoking. For information, call 359-3734.

8-11 p.m. - Snow’s Big Red Barn Dance, 8 miles northeast of Pea Ridge on Missouri KK Highway. For information, call 451-8294 or (417) 341-8456.

Monday, March 22

11:30 a.m. - Benton County Democratic Women’s Club’s monthly meeting, Clarion Hotel in Bentonville.

Guest speaker is Darrel Henschell. For more information, call 876-2178.

5 p.m. - TOPS Club of Pea Ridge, Mt.Vernon Presbyterian Church. For information, call Jane Cooley at 451-8820.

Tuesday, March 23

1:45 - 3 p.m. - TOPS Club ofGarfield, First Baptist Church, Garfield.

For information, call Becky Warner at 359-3764.

6 p.m. - Pea Ridge Historical Society, Pea Ridge Museum (former EH building) at 1451 N. Curtis Ave.

7 p.m. - Seligman, Mo., Lions Club, City Hall.

Wednesday, March 24

Pea Ridge Schools Spring Break, March 24-26

10 a.m. - The New Meadowbrook E.H. Club of Garfield, First Baptist Church of Garfield.

Community, Pages 5 on 03/17/2010


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