19th Annual Race for the Cure Registration Office Now Open

Come celebrate this annual spring tradition with the ribbon cutting at 11:00 AM, With just over a month left until the 19th annual Race for the Cure, the Komen Ozark Affiliate will open their Race Registration Office on Thursday, April 6th. Sponsored by Washington Regional Medical Center, the race office is located in Pinnacle Promenade Mall in Suite 5165 next door to Candy Craze. Prizes and discounts will be offered to those who come and register!

The 19th Annual Race for the Cure will be held at Pinnacle Promenade Saturday, April 22nd. Participants can register at the race office or online at www.komenozark.org up until race day.

10:00 AM – Office opens to register for Race for the Cure

11:00 AM – Ribbon Cutting with Rogers Mayor Greg Hines and Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors

11:00 AM - Lunch provided by Signature Bank

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM – Magic 107.9 and Kix 104 Broadcasting Live

Komen Ozark Race for the Cure Office

Spaghetti Dinner Benefit for Cindy Rodlun

April 22, 2017 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Mansfield High School Cafeteria Mansfield, AR. $5 per plate. Includes spaghetti, salad, bread sticks, Dessert Auction Gun Raffle Tickets Live Music, Starting at 6pm $5 each or 5 for $20 Entertainment, All proceeds will benefit Cindy Rodlun to help with cancer treatment and expenses.

Paws 4 Art To Feature Family Activities, Benefit Sebastian County Humane Society

FORT SMITH, Ark. - Paws 4 Art is planned for April 22, 2017, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Fort Smith. This event is a fundraiser for the Sebastian County Humane Society and will feature a large number of art- and animal-related activities. Denise Weakley and Pat Little, co-founders, describe Paws 4 Art as a fun-filled event for all ages. Features include a variety of art displays as well as hands-on creative activities, animals, food and entertainment. The mobile unit from the Sebastian County Humane Society will be onsite with information about adoptions and animal care. Pony rides will be available for an additional fee. Bring a donation to the ride to receive a discount. Mayor Sandy Sanders will open the event at noon with a proclamation designating April 22 as Paws 4 Art Day in Fort Smith. Local nursing homes have been encouraged to bring residents to a special cookies and tea event for seniors, where fellowship and art will be featured. Residents will be able to view the activities from the community center. Items in the Bid or Buy Auction include gift certificates, pet supplies and bedding, children’s toys, household items Everyone is encouraged to attend and bring pet supplies and donations.

30th Annual Greenwood Car Show

April 29th. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Greenwood Town Square. Over 100 award and door prizes! Proceeds from show will benefit local charities. For more information, call Bob Beams (479) 739-6075. Visit us online at http://www.greenwoodarcarshow.com/.

Annual Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, April 15th 7:00-10:00am in the Family Life Center at 15 W. El Paso Street.

*Includes: Pancakes, eggs, sausage, bacon, biscuits and gravy!!! Cost: $5 adults, $3 Kids, Max $16/Family.

The Greenwood United Methodist Men’s Annual Pancake Breakfast helps support the Backpack Program. (Which provides food for school age kids on the weekends) FREE Egg Hunt!! GUMC’S Annual Egge Hunt will begin at 10:00am, on Saturday, April 15th (Meet at the Family Life Center) For children ages “Toddler” to 6th grade. Bring your basket and a friend!!!!

Master Gardener Class Offered

Registration is underway for the River Valley Master Gardener program’s training class scheduled May 1-5 (8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.) at The Learning Fields at Chaffee Crossing. Contact your County Extension Office (479-484-7737 in Sebastian County) (or 479-474-5286 in Crawford County) for more information or an application form. The class consists of 40 hours of instruction in basic horticulture and research-based information, including vegetable and fruit production, lawn care, use of ornamentals in the landscape and other timely topics. Classes are taught by agents and specialists of the Cooperative Extension Service, which is part of the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture. Cost of the class is $85.

Westwood Elementary PTO Spring Fling

The annual Spring Fling will be held on March 31st! It will begin at 5:00pm and will end at 8:30pm. There will be games, refreshments, food, a raffle, and so many other fun things! Come out and enjoy this fun-filled event with your family!

The Franklin County Master Gardener

The annual plant sale will be held April 8th, 8-1. The sale will be held in parking lot at the Franklin County Extension Office is located at 300B Airport Rd. in Ozark. A variety of vegetable plants, flowers and hanging baskets will be available.

Greenwood Artfest

Saturday, May 6th, 9 am on the Greenwood Walking Trail behind First National Bank. Calling all artists! To apply, go to www.greenwoodarkansas.com The first 45 artists accepted will be provided a tent, table and two chairs on the Walking Trail in Greenwood, to show and sell their art. There’s no charge and no Commission. Come join us at the second annual ArtFest on the Trail! Sponsored by the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce and the Greenwood A & P Commission

Mansfield High School Alumni

Class of 67’ will host the Mansfield Annual Alumni Reunion on May 6th, 2017 in the Mansfield High School Cafeteria. Please RSVP to the lunch Planners (479) 928-4006 for your meal of $13. Registration will be at 9:00am, Program will begin at 10:00am, and the Luncheon will be held at 11:00am.

Resch Reunion

Saturday May 6, 2017 Creekmore Park Fort Smith, Arkansas 9-4pm. All family and friends invited to attend. Potluck; Bring your favorite dish and enjoy visiting we will also have an auction. Any questions! Call: Nelson and Paula Resch 479-996-4943 or Wanda and Clyde Willis 559-298-1858.

Annual Bizzy Bee Bazaar

On Friday and Saturday, May 5th and 6th Greenwood First Assembly of God will be hosting it’s first annual Bizzy Bee Bazaar. This event will feature area arts, crafts, and vendors. Interested vendors are encouraged to contact the church as soon as possible to secure a booth. The Church will accept deposits per vendor for an 8 foot space. Vendors can bring their own table and canopy if desired. For an application and/or information call 479.996.6030 or 479.597.8896 or email ucarter@greenwoodfirst.com First Assembly of God is located at 725 Park Drive in Greenwood. All proceeds are to support the First Assembly of God-Greenwood’s Food Bank ministry. This ministry provides groceries to over 800 families each month in addition to providing meals every Wednesday. To make an online donation, please visit www.greenwoodfirst.com.

Charity Car Show

Charleston Cruisers’ will host a charity car show on May 13, 2017. We are proud that this tradition has been celebrated each year for over 40 years. Registration is from 8am-11am. $20.00 entry fee and free for spectators. All proceeds go to charity. Food, drinks will be available. Door prizes for participants. Fun and games for kids. Free vendor space available with electric and shaded booths. Call 479-965-5000 for more information!