Community Calendar

 DUE TO THE WEATHER FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF MAMMOTH SPRING, THE “SMART CHOICE FOOD” ORDERS  MAY BE DONE BY PHONE:850-831-9278

 

 FEBRUARY:

THE WEST PLAINS ANIMAL SHELTER, A PRIVATELY RUN SHELTER AT 1438 STATE ROUTE BB IS IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS, DONATIONS AND ANIMAL FOOD.  THEY ALSO OPERATE A THRIFT SHOW WHICH IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC TO HELP FUND THIS WORK.  THE SHELTER IS CLOSED ON MONDAY’S.   THEY HAVE CATS, DOG AND PUPPIES READY FOR ADOPTION. 

(information – 417-256-8438)

 FEBRUARY:

THE MISSOURI ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE THAT MANAGES THE “NO CALL LIST” FOR YOUR PHONES AND CELL PHONES. THIS  PREVENTS UNWANTED TELEMARKETERS TO CALL YOU.  CALL 1-866-662-2551 TO REGISTER YOUR PHONE.  OR YOU CAN GO ON WEB SITE AT www.ago.mo.gov/nocalllaw.  THERE IS NO COST TO DO THIS.

 FEBRUARY:

GIVE A GIFT OF LIFE AND BE A ORGAN DONOR.  YOU CAN SAVE UP TO 8 LIVES AND HELP AT LEAST 50 MORE TO HAVE A BETTER LIFE.   YOU CAN BECOME A DONOR WHEN YOU RENEW YOUR DRIVER LICENSE  OR  BY GOING ON THE WEB SITE AT www.missouriorandonor.com or CALL 1-888-497-4564.  YOU CAN CANCEL AT ANY TIME.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19:

PROJECT IMPACTS CELEBRATES HEART MONTH ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19TH AT THE THAYER SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER FROM 5;00 TIL 6:00 P.M. THE PRESENTATION WILL BE PRESENTED BY JIM STREFF, ACNS BC ADULT  CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST, BOARD CERTIFIED HEART CARE SERVICES OZARKS MEDICAL CENTER IN WEST PLAINS.  SEATING IS LIMITED SO ADVANCED REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  CALL MARY JO DIXON RN AT 417-280-0661 TO REGISTER. 

 FEBRUARY 19:

ALTON HIGH SCHOOL IS HAVING A BLOOD DRIVE FROM 1:00PM TILL 6:00PM.  SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT WITH THE AMERICAN RED CROSS BY CALLING 800-733-2767 OR VISITING redcrossblood.org

FEBRUARY 21:  

The county Line Coon Hunting Club is having a UKC Bench Show and night hunt on Saturday February 21st. Deadline for Bench Show registration is 6pm that night Deadline for Coon Hunt Registration is 7pm hat night Call Orville Willbanks @ 417-293-7977

 FEBRUARY 26:

2015 ANNUAL mARKET OUTLOOK MEETING HOSTED BY FARM BUREAU & YOUNG FARMERS. POT LUCK STARTING AT 6PM  MEETING WILL FOLLOW. HELD AT THE ALTON VO-AG BUILDING, KELLY SMITH-SPEAKER.

  FEBRUARY 23-27:

To serve adults who do not live in West Plains or cannot attend the Feb. 6 screening, individuals may receive a free cholesterol panel and blood pressure screening during the last week of February at OMC Rural Health Clinics, Feb. 23-27. Contact the clinic of your choice for an appointment.

OMC Rural Health Clinic locations include:

·         Alton Medical Clinic: 417-778-7227

·         Gainesville Medical Clinic: 417-679-4613

·         Mammoth Spring Medical Clinic: 870-625-3228

·         Mountain Grove Medical Complex: 417-926-6563

·         McVicker Family Healthcare, Mountain View: 417-934-2273

·         Shannon County Medical Clinic, Winona: 573-325-4237

·         Thayer Medical Clinic: 417-264-7136

  FEBRUARY 28:

THE 3RD ANNUAL WEST PLAINS BREWFEST  WILL BE HELD AT THE EXHIBIT HALL AT THE WEST PLAINS CIVIC CENTER FROM 5:30 UNTIL 8:00PM. PROCEEDS FROM EVENT WILL BENEFIT THE WEST PLAINS COUNCIL ON THE ARTS’  EFFORTS TO PROMOTE ARTS IN THE WEST PLAINS AREA AS WELL AS FUND THE GATEWOOD FAMILY FINE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP, WHICH WILL BE AWARDED TO AN AREA GRADUATING  HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR PLANNING  TO MAJOR IN FINE ARTS . FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE GO TO THEIR FACEBOOK AT https://www.facebook.com/westplainsbrewfest

 MARCH 3:

YOUNG’S PRODUCE MINERAL MEETING SCHEDULED. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 417-778-7261.

MARCH 3:

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema will speak at the Baxter County Razorback Club Banquet on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at The Sheid on the ASUMH campus in Mountain Home. The cost for the event is $35 per person and kids 12 years or under is $10 each. Ticket will include dinner catered by El Chico’s, autograph session, silent and live auctions, speech from Coach Bielema and the opportunity for questions. Tickets may be purchased at Arvest Bank, Farmers Insurance, Andy Wescoat, Agent and First Integrity Bank. You may also contact Andy Wescoat at 870-424-2120 or Layton Lee at 870-449-7199.

 SUNDAY, MARCH 8:

TIME SPRINGS AHEAD..SET YOUR CLOCKS AHEAD ONE HOUR…WE ARE NOW ON DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME.

 

March 10 – Arthritis Support Group 2 p.m. at the Shaw Medical Building, 1111 Kentucky This group meets the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, contact OMC Rehabilitation Services at 417-257-5959.

 March 16 – Living with Diabetes  at the Willard Hunter Classroom, OMC Parkway Center Informational class to assist those with diabetes.  For more information about enrolling in the class, talk to your doctor.

 March 18 – Multiple Sclerosis Support Group 4:30 p.m. at the Shaw Medical Building, 1111 Kentucky This group meets the third Wednesday of each month.  For more information on this support group, call  Dianna Sigert at 417-257-9111.

  SATURDAY, MARCH 21:

THE CYSTIC FIBROSIS CONCERT WILL BE HELD SATURDAY, MARCH 21ST AT 7:00 P.M.  AT THE WEST PLAINS CIVIC CENTER.  ENTERTAINER THIS YEAR IS COUNTRY MUSIC STAR COLLIN RAYE.  ADULT TICKET ARE $17.00 AND CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER $5.00.  AT THE DOOR TICKETS WILL BE $22.00.  TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE HERE AT K-KOUNTRY 95 AND THE TRAIN IN WEST PLAINS AND ALL WEST PLAINS BANKS,  WAL MART SUPERCENTER, WEST PLAINS MUSIC, BANKS IN MTN. VIEW, DORA SCHOOL, LANDMARK BANK IN WILLOW SPRINGS, REGINA VOYLES, WINONA, ALLISON COX, WILLOW SPRINGS, SONNY HOLDEN IN SUMMERSVILLE, KRISTEN FOSTER IN MTN. GROVE, SARAH HONEYCUTT IN CABOOL. YOU CAN ALSO CALL THE CIVIC CENTER AT 417-256-8123 AND CHARGE BY PHONE.  NO REFUNDS..NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS. 

March 24 – Alzheimer’s Support Group 6:30 p.m. at the Riverways Adult Daycare, 416 E Main. This group meets the fourth Tuesday of each month. For more information, call 417-255-2965.

 March 26 – Ladies First Dinner  p.m. Willard Hunter Classroom, Parkway Center  OMC will present a free educational dinner for the community on a health care topic. For more information or to RSVP call 417-257-6793.

  MARCH 26-27-28:

THE NORTH ARKANSAS FLY FISHER SLOWBUG ROUNDUP 2015, A CELEBRATION OF FLY FISHING, WILL BE HELD AT THE BAXTER COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS IN MOUNTAIN HOME WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, MARCH 26TH, 27TH, AND 28TH FROM 9:00 TIL 4:00 P.M.  ADMISSION IS $5.00 FOR ALL THREE DAYS..CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER ADMITTED FREE WITH ADULT.   FOR MORE INFORMATION E-MAIL sowbug@northarkansasclyfisher.org  - WEB SITE WWW.NORTHARKANSASFLYFISHER.ORG.

APRIL 10:

SPRING GOSPEL CONCERT WITH THE “FREEDOM QUARTET” FROM TENNESSEE WILL BE AT THE THAYER HIGH SCHOOL 7PM.

 APRIL 20-24:

The Thayer-Mammoth Spring Rotary Auction is set for April 20-24 from 530p to 700p on K-Kountry 95 and AM 1290 The GIFT.

April 24 – OMC Fun Run Expo 3 to 7 p.m. Willard Hunter Classroom, Parkway Center Participants will have the opportunity to pick up their t-shirts and race information for the April 25 Fun Run at the Superhero Fun Run Expo. In addition to packet pickup, the expo will include door prizes and giveaways, superhero activities for the whole family, and booths from local businesses, including those related to health and wellness. For more information about being a vendor or sponsor call 257-6737.

 April 25 – OMC Superhero Fun Run 8 a.m. Shaw Medical Building Everyone needs a hero but cancer patients need superheroes. The Annual Ozarks Medical Center Fun Run is pleased to present the Superhero 5K, 10K and 1.5 mile racing event. The races begin at the OMC Shaw Medical Building, home to the OMC Cancer Treatment Center. The funds from this event go to support local cancer patients through “Nurturing Hope: A Community Cancer Project.”  Online registration is available. Participants are encouraged to form teams of five or more and receive a $5 registration discount. In addition, an early registration discount is available through April 9. https://raceroster.com/events/2015/4722/ozark-medical-center-superhero-fun-run

 

 

 

  EACH MONDAY AND THURSDAY:

THE WEST PLAINS SENIOR CENTER AT 416 EAST MAIN IN WEST PLAINS IS HOSTING A RUG-MAKING CLASS EACH MONDAY AND THURSDAY FROM 10:00 TIL 1;00 P.M.  LUNCH IS SERVED FROM 12:00 TIL 12:30.  COST FOR SUPPLIES TO GET STARTED IS $20.00.  FOR A REFRESHER COURSE IS $10.00.  INSTRUCTORS ARE KAREN RICKARD AND RACHEL HAMBY.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 417-256-4055.

 WEDNESDAY’S

 THE “GIFT POWER SOURCE PRAYER LINE IS ON THE ‘GIFT’ ON 1290AM FROM 7:35 TO 8:00 A.M. EACH WEDNESDAY MORNING TAKING PRAYER REQUEST.  AREA MINISTERS WILL HOST AT DIFFERENT TIMES.  TO SEND IN YOUR PRAYER REQUEST SEND TO PRAYER REQUEST, P.O. BOX 15, THAYER, MO. 65791 PHONE 417-264-7063 OR E-MAIL prayer@am1290thegift.com.  STREAM ON-LINE www.am1290the gift.com.

 EVERY FRIDAY & SATURDAY

 THE HARDY JUNCTION MUSIC HALL MEETS EACH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FROM 6:30 TO 8:30.  FRIDAY NIGHT NO AMPS NIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT IS LIVE BAND NIGHT.  ADMISSION IS BY DONATION. THEY ARE LOCATED ON HIWAY 62 AND 412 WEST OF HARDY…PHONE 870-856-4600.

EVERY FRIDAY & SATURDAY

FRIDAY’S – DANCING AT GEORGE D HAY STARTING AT 7:00PM  ADMISSION $5.00 CONCESSION AVAILIABLE

SATURDAY’S-THE GEORGE D HAY FOUNDATION PRESENTS A BAND EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT VISIT http://www.facebook/georgedhayfoundation TO WHO WILL BE ON STAGE THIS WEEK!