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September 05, 2015

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Friday Items of interest

Eagles host dinner for Mildred Stagger Today, Fraternal Order of Eagles 4369, 817 Hobson Ave., will have an "appreciation dinner" for charter member Mildred Stagger who will be moving to Washington state to be with her son. All members and guests are welcome to come wish her well. Social time will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 p.m.

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Earth Angel

All city offices, other than essential services, will be closed for Labor Day on Monday. Residential waste, leaf and mulch and Earth Angel collection routes will run one day behind schedule following the holiday. For more information or to begin participating in the Earth Angel Recycling Program, call the Sanitation Department, 321-6911.

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Friday's Datebook

Support groups Narcotics Anonymous meets at noon and 8 p.m. today at 919 Hobson Ave. This is a 12-step recovery program for people for whom drugs have become a major problem. The Help Line number is 321-8700. Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon, 6 p.m. (two meetings -- one man, one woman) and 8 p.m. today at 411 Sellers St. Call 623-6328 for information. Narcotics Anonymous, SOS Group, meets at 6 p.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave. All meetings are open. Call 866-754-2579 for information.

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Thursday's Datebook

Civic clubs Oaklawn Lions Club breakfast meetings are held at 6:45 a.m. Fridays at Higdon Square Cafe. Visiting Lions and guests are welcome. Contact David Shockey, president, 276-8183; Billy Joe Willis, secretary; or Wanda Thorp, treasurer, for information. Malvern Area Kiwanis Club will meet at noon today at Western Sizzlin', Malvern. For information, call Susan Lafond, 501-337-6422. Whittington Masonic Lodge 365 F&AM, 7147 Park Ave., Highways 5 and 128, will meet at 7 p.m. today for a stated communication for regular order of business. Food and fellowship at 6 p.m. Visiting Masons welcome. Call Ron Krout, 922-9268, for information.

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Wednesday's Datebook

Civic clubs Hot Springs Lions Club meets at 6:15 p.m. on the first, second and third Thursday of each month at Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa. Visiting Lions and guests are welcome. Call Morris Cash, 623-7723, for information. Scenic 7 Rotary Club will meet from noon-1 p.m. Thursday at Charlie's Pizza Pub, 127 McNeely Circle, at Highway 7 north across from Hot Springs Village entrance. Menu service is available before starting at 11:30 a.m. Visiting Rotarians are welcome, as well as business and community leaders along the Highway 7 corridor who wish to know more about Rotary membership. Call Charlie Whitworth, 915-2355, or Jan Saunders, 282-2024, for information.

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Wednesday Item of interest

Ark. House speaker addresses RPGC The Republican Party of Garland County will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Republican Headquarters, 600 Ouachita Ave. Guest speaker is Rep. Jeremy Gillam, of Judsonia, who is serving his third term in the Arkansas House of Representatives. He serves as speaker of the House for the 90th General Assembly.

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Woman becoming nun needs friend's interest, not concern

DEAR ABBY: I was best friends with "Joanne" after we met in middle school. She comes from a conservative Christian family and has three successful siblings. This has made her quirky, media-driven pursuits and city life a disappointment to her family. When we were teens and she learned that I was a straight ally for gay rights, she came out to me as a lesbian, but for years only I and a few close friends knew.

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Tuesday's Datebook

Civic clubs South Hot Springs Lions will meet at 5:30 p.m. today for dinner at Wok's Buffet, 3310 Central Ave. The meeting will follow at 6:30 p.m. Visiting Lions are welcome. Hot Springs National Park Rotary will meet at noon Wednesday at Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa, Central and Fountain streets, for lunch. A meeting will follow at 12:30 p.m. Visiting Rotarians are welcome. Hot Springs Village Evening Lions Club meets the first and third Wednesday of the month at Coronado Center, 150 Ponderosa Lane, Hot Springs Village. Social time starts at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. Call Jim Hamilton, 915-0513, for information.

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Eagle Scout

Chris Caldwell, 18, a member of Boy Scout Troop 1 at First Presbyterian Church, recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. His final project involved the building and placement of 12 signs for future Garland County Habitat for Humanity homes.

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Saturday's Datebook

Support groups Narcotics Anonymous meets at noon and 8 p.m. today at 919 Hobson Ave. This is a 12-step recovery program for people for whom drugs have become a major problem. The Help Line number is 321-8700. Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon and 8 p.m. today at 411 Sellers St. Call 623-6328 for information. Narcotics Anonymous, SOS Group, meets at 6 p.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave. All meetings are open. Call 866-754-2579 for information.

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Uzuri Project Youth Institute registration set for Saturday

Registration and orientation for The Uzuri Project Youth Institute will be held 10 a.m. to noon in the Life Center at Haven United Methodist Church, 107 Burroughs. This year, the Youth Institute -- Track II and III will center around character building, social skills; leadership development, communication skills and learning to interview and film oral histories.

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Thursday's Datebook

Civic clubs Oaklawn Lions Club breakfast meetings are held at 6:45 a.m. Fridays at Higdon Square Cafe. Visiting Lions and guests are welcome. Contact David Shockey, president, 276-8183; Billy Joe Willis, secretary; or Wanda Thorp, treasurer, for information. Malvern Area Kiwanis Club will meet at noon today at Western Sizzlin', Malvern. For information, call Susan Lafond, 501-337-6422. Walnut Ridge Masonic Lodge 390, F&AM, will have a stated meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Lodge Hall, Royal, for regular order of business. All Masons are welcome.

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Wednesday's Datebook

Civic clubs Scenic 7 Rotary Club will meet from noon-1 p.m. Thursday at Charlie's Pizza Pub, 127 McNeely Circle, at Highway 7 north across from HSV entrance. Menu service is available before starting at 11:30 a.m. Visiting Rotarians are welcome, as well as business and community leaders along the Highway 7 corridor who wish to know more about Rotary membership. Call Charlie Whitworth, 915-2355, or Jan Saunders, 282-2024, for information. Hot Springs Civitan Club meets at 6 p.m. Thursday at Smokin in Style Barbecue, 2278 Albert Pike Road. Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. Call President Ben Blankenship, 501-463-1993, for information.

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