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Piecemakers News May 2015

Piecekeepers

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 began as a rainy, dreary day, but at Piecemakers’ monthly quilt club meeting the room was filled with a cheerful group of quilters with twenty-eight members and guests in attendance. Susan Moore welcomed everyone and Pam Davis gave the treasurer’s report. Eloise Brown conducted the business meeting. To add a little […]

Theater Proceeds Distributed

Our Towne

Our Towne Productions Directors, Sharon Luxon, Left and Jackie Rhorer, right, present a check over $2,100 from the proceeds from the performances of the recent play “Harvey” to Sharon Schaffer, representing the Conference Center. Another check for the same amount is also given to the Fairfield Bay Library. The performances of Our Towne Productions is […]

Outdoor Adventure Club Canoe Float and Hike

Inviting all adventurers for a day trip on the Buffalo River June 10 with a rain date of June 12. We will meet and depart from the parking lot at Indian Hills 8 a.m. sharp, then caravan up to Wild Bill’s Outfitters at the Buffalo State Park area just off Highway 14. We’ll put in […]

Fairfield Bay Rotary News

Willa Wells

by Fred Hilsenrath We had the pleasure of listening to Willa Wells on volunteering. Here are the impassioned points she made and examples Willa cited to us. “Volunteer – It’s the right thing to do.” From the first volunteer fire department, founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1736, through the establishment of the American Red Cross […]

Afternoon Sorority Tea

Afternoon Tea

An afternoon tea was held in the home of Laureate Alpha Lambda member Alice Chambers, with co-hostess Carol Adams serving hot tea, cucumber, dill and cream cheese sandwiches, cinnamon twists and assorted tea cakes. Alice shared many interesting facts and stories about her teapot collection, many of which came from England. Chapter members were dressed […]

Biodiversity of Streams and the Little Red River

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The Little red Audubon Society will host speaker, Jeff Quinn, a Stream and River Fisheries Biologist, with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Jeff will discuss the biodiversity of stream fishes in Arkansas and the Little Red River. The South Fork of the Little REd River is home to at least 42 species of fish. […]

Thank You Fairfield Bay

Marge Wright

Marge Wright, representing the VFW Ladies Auxiliary at Post 4513, Fairfield Bay was presented a beautiful plaque on May 1. A banquet at Sherwood Forest honored the volunteers who work at Towbin Fort Roots V.A. in North Little Rock. It was sponsored by the volunteer office at Fort Roots. The plaque presented to the VFW […]

Zeta Sigma Gives To Community

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Zeta Sigma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi annually makes donations to deserving organizations. The picture represents $50 checks presented to six organizations. From left to right are Mary Phillips, Care Caps Director; Alice Chambers, Fairfield Bay Library Director; Sharon Luxon, President of Zeta Sigma Sorority; Linda Ritchie, President of the Animal Protection League; Joyce Dobbs […]

Fairfield Bay Rotary News by Fred Hilsenrath

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Every once in a while one of us members of the Rotary Club volunteers to talk about a subject of interest. This time, it was my turn to entertain our members after lunch. As most of you know, I retired from my work as an electrical engineer designing electronics for research instrument in outer space. […]

National Day of Prayer

Day of Prayer

We encourage all residents of Fairfield Bay to come to St. Francis of Assisi on Thursday, May 7 at 10:30 a.m. for a one hour prayer service with the prayers going for our elected officials at the national and state and local level. The entire nation will say the same prayer at noon EST, thus […]