Anniversary Celebration

Anniversary Colage

20th Celebration…The FFB Animal Protection League, celebrated its 20th Anniversary with refreshments with APL Board President, Ernie Mahjenich, presenting a plaque of appreciation to Polly Stoltzfus and Sundae Braunger (not present), founders of the APL.

“A Miracle A Day”

Lions 2012

by Jim & Phyllis Wilkins “In 1942, a group of Lions Club members from Memphis, with the cooperation of local ophthalmologists and hospitals, formed an organization whose sole purpose was to provide help to needy people in mid-America who had sight deficiencies. This group was known as the Mid-South Sight Conservation Association” ( The mission […]

Opportunity Knocks

Lion 3-10-13

bu Jim and Phyllis Wilkins During one of the first Lions Conventions held in Cedar Point, OH in June 1925 a very powerful speech was delivered by Helen Keller. We would like to share part of that speech with our Lions Club and Fairfield Bay friends. “Dear Lions and Ladies: I suppose you have heard […]

XI Gamma Kappa News

Xi Gamma

The Xi Gamma Kappa sorority gathered at Janssens on the Lake on September 18. Nearly all of the members and their husbands enjoyed a wonderful lunch with beautiful views overing looking the lake. On October 1, a business meeting was held at Ethel Heimann’s home with Bonnie Raymond as the co-host. Pam Leal, of Ozark […]

Diamond Anniversary


by Jim and Phyllis Wilkins Leader Dogs for the Blind was founded on April 4, 1939 as the Lions Leader Dog Foundation. The next month, the Foundation leased a small farm in Rochester Hills, Michigan to house their new venture. Fifty dollars a month rented a farmhouse for the clients and staff, a barn for […]

“A Celebration Of Writers and Artists” – Fall 2014


Join us for another year of a Celebration of Writers and Artists. Creative Communication is pleased to announce our Fall 2014 Essay, Poetry and Art contests. Thousands in prizes and awards will be awarded to students and schools in your area. The Essay contest divisions are: Grades 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12, with 10 top winners […]

NCA Artists League Paints En Plein Air At DeClerks

NCAAL Plein Air Painters

Members of the NCA Artist League enjoyed a two-day plein air workshop with wildlife and landscape artist Duane Hada on Sept. 22 and 23. Plein air is a French term simply meaning painting outdoors. After a day of demonstrations and practice at Bayside Studio and Gallery in Fairfield Bay, artists practiced outdoors. Hosts Bill and […]

Bus Trip to “Esse” Purse Museum in Little Rock


Sign up to join us for a fun day visiting the Esse Purse Museum in Little Rock!! We already have fifteen people going. We can accommodate 10 more people. The Indian Rock Questers are planning this trip to Esse Purse Museum ($8.00) in Little Rock on Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 leaving at 8:30 in the […]

Voice of Democracy And Patriot’s Pen Contests


It is time for our youth grades 9-12 to enter two of the VFW and it’s Auxiliary’s contests. The theme for Voice of Democracy is “Why Veterans Are Important To Our Nation’s History And Future.” The state level prize is a free trip to Washington D.C, and a chance to win $30,000. Each participant must […]

Master Gardeners Attend Leadership Training Conference


Plant~Nurture~Grow Leadership Training Conference was held at the Airport Holiday Inn in Little Rock. The conference was presented by the Horticulture Department of the University of Arkansas. The topics covered a wide range of subjects from positive attitudes are contagious, to mentoring and retention, Facebook, how to conduct an award winning project and more. The […]