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story.lead_photo.caption Photo Submitted Kelly Harrison Story Ballard was the first-place winner in the monthly contest with her "Night Photography" photograph.

Bella Vista/Bentonville Photography Club

The Bella Vista and Bentonville Photography Club met Feb. 20, at Hometown Bank in Jane, Mo., for the monthly meeting. Christopher Nelson presented information on how to use "Light and Shadows" to create more interesting photos. This month's photography contest category was "Night Photography." Kelly Harrison Story Ballard's photograph won first place, Steve Holderness -- second place, and Jan Halgrim -- third place.

The next meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at the Hometown Bank in Jane. The contest subject for this month will be Composite/Layered/Stacked photos.

Kingsdale Squares

The Kingsdale Squares will dance at 7 p.m. Monday, March 19, at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. Monty Hackler will be calling. For additional information, contact Bill Allen at 479-876-5066.

Iota Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi

Iota Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 14, at the home of Sandi Morrison, with Lila Smith as co-hostess. The service project for March will be a monetary donation to Village House. The social activity for February was a Valentine's dinner for members and their spouses at Lakepointe on Feb. 15.

Beta Sigma Phi

Beta Sigma Phi will celebrate Founder's Day Friday, April 27, at the United Methodist Church on Boyce Drive in Bella Vista. Registration will be at 10:30 a.m. followed by lunch at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $15 per person. All Beta Beta Sigma Phi's are welcome. Laureate Alpha Mu is hosting the event. Deadline for registration is Thursday, April 12. Checks can be mailed to Bev Wiker, 41 Grier Dr., Bella Vista, AR 72715. For further information, call 479-855-1374.

Laureate Alpha Mu of Beta Sigma Phi

The Laureate Alpha Mu of Beta Sigma Phi next meeting will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, at the home of Norma Stoudt.

Sunrise Rotary Club

The Bella Vista Sunrise Rotary Club has a breakfast meeting at 7 a.m. every Wednesday in the Concordia Main Building, 1 Concordia Drive, Bella Vista. Guests are welcome. For more information, call Sean at 417-455-6654.

Bella Vista Strings

Bella Vista Strings is a casual acoustic jam group that meets at 1 p.m. every Friday at the Artist Retreat Center. Those who enjoy playing different styles of music are invited to visit and consider joining the BV Strings. The group plays rock, folk, bluegrass and country. The music is submitted by members. For more information, email, visit or call 479-366-0045.

Woodcarvers Club

The Bella Vista Woodcarvers Club invites new members. Member carvers hold varying levels of carving skills from beginner to master-skilled and are willing to teach at no cost. The club also offers classes from time to time. There are several women members who work with pyrography (wood burning) as well as carving, and one member works with chain-saw carving. The Woodcarvers Club teaches soap carving classes to young children in the area. The club meets at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista from 1 to 3 p.m. every Thursday. Call John Brach at 479-644-4202 or email for more information.

Fly Tyers Club

The Fly Tyers Club meets at 9 a.m. every Thursday at Riordan Hall for a social hour followed by meeting from 10 to 11 a.m. The club is a fishing, conservation and service organization with approximately 150 members. This group of men and women share a common interest in fishing for both warm- and cold-water species found in the local streams and lakes of Bella Vista. The club also promotes lake conservation, recreational activities and conducts service projects throughout northwest Arkansas.

Pride of the Ozarks Barbershop Chorus

Pride of the Ozarks Barbershop Chorus meets at 7 p.m. every Thursday at Bella Vista Church of Christ, 989 McNelly Road, Bentonville (across from Lowes). Singing in harmony, a cappella, is this group's enjoyment and is open to all men who like to sing. Vocal music experience is helpful. For more information, call Jim Nugent at 479-855-7980 or 479-621-3372.

Perfect Harmony Women's Chorus

Perfect Harmony Women's Barbershop Chorus meets every Monday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the choir room of the United Lutheran Church of Bella Vista. Director Karen Frankenfeld will find a part that fits every voice. No previous experience or tryouts are required. For more information or to schedule the chorus for a club or organization's entertainment, call Karen at 479-876-7204. The club website is

Village Lake Writers and Poets Club

The Village Lake Writers and Poets Club meets the second Wednesday of every month at the Artist Retreat Center, 13467 Lookout Drive, in Old Bella Vista. Guests are always welcome. For more information, contact Joanie Roberts at 479-268-6463 or

Women's Chorus

The Women's Chorus invites singers from the tri-county area to join the chorus. All are welcome, with no tryouts or experience needed. The chorus performs classical, pop, folk and show tunes for local clubs and events. Rehearsals are Mondays at 12:45 p.m. in the music room of the Bella Vista First United Methodist Church. To book the chorus, join or for more information, call Gracie at 479-715-6154 or visit

Men's Chorus

The Bella Vista Men's Chorus meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday in the choir room at First Methodist Church on Boyce Drive. New singers are welcome. For information, call 479-268-5391.

Community on 03/14/2018

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