Amateur Radio Club

Our club holds quarterly official meetings but members gather for breakfast on Thursday mornings at 8 a.m. at the Home Plate Café on highway 7 north of the west gate. Visitors are welcome. Join us for lively conversation, which often relates to ham radio.
We have just under 50 members and annual dues are $25. We operate two repeaters, 2-meters on 147.015 Mhz and 70-centimeters on 444.725 Mhz, both located in the Village, serving all the Village and surrounding communities. Our repeater on 147.015 Mhz is augmented through Echolink, a computer program for Internet connection, which provides the capability for communications from hundreds of miles.    
We welcome individuals with an interest in ham radio and offer official testing sessions to qualify individuals for their Federal Communications Commission ham license. For more information, visit www.w5hsv.com, or call club president  Gene E. Balch at 501-915-0282.  

Cedar Mountain Singers

Cedar Mountain Singers is celebrating its 25th year in 2017-18. We are a mixed (men and women) group singing three- and four-part harmony. Membership is open to the community; ability to sing in harmony is important, and it’s helpful but not required to be able to read music.
We have only eight or nine weeks of rehearsals before each of our two concerts, December and spring. Our music is in a wide range in style but is mostly secular and primarily fun.
Rehearsals are Mondays, 1:30-3:30 p.m., at Christ of the Hills United Methodist Church.
Our director is Nikki Saltmarsh with new accompanist Pam Raney.
If you’re interested in joining us for our first rehearsal on Oct. 2, or would like additional information, contact us at CedarMountainVillageSingers@gmail.com.

Hot Springs Village Shrine Club

The Hot Springs Village Shrine Club meets the second Tuesday of every month except June through August in the Ouachita Room of the Woodlands at 5 p.m. for a social hour and dinner at 6. All Shriners and their ladies are welcome.
The requirements of becoming a Shriner in Arkansas have changed. Anyone interested in joining the Shrine call Bob Whipple 501-922-6561 or Gerald Gordy 1-217- 649-2643.
The HSV SC has been meeting for 36 years and has donated more than $559,000 to Shriners Children’s Hospital in Shreveport, La., through its annual golf tournament.
Anyone knowing of or has a physically impaired child call the above, or talk with any Shriner, or call the hospital direct at 800-830-0606 for more information, or an appointment. Transportation will be considered. Any treatment is free.
ee photos of HSV Shrine activities at https://sites.google.com/site/hsvshrine/.
The club will be dark until Sept. 12.

HSV Razorback Club

Hot Springs Village Razorback Club will host our final dinner Aug. 8, at the Coronado Center. The fall banquet is always a good time and will be an entertaining evening so make plans now to join us.
Come enjoy a delicious meal, hear a speaker and meet other enthusiastic Hog fans. You do not have to be a member to attend the dinner, but reservations are required.
Doors at the Coronado Center open at 5 p.m. and dinner begins around 6. Cash bar is 5 to 6:30.  Cost is $17 for members and $20 for non-members. Deadline for reservations is Aug. 3. Reservation forms are available at https://hsvhogs.wix.com/hsv-razorback-club or email the club at hsvhogs@yahoo.com and one will be sent to you.
Club memberships run from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31. Local dues for the year are $15 and Razorback Foundation membership for a couple is $50. To become a member, email the club or visit the website.

Kiwanis Club of Hot Springs Village

“Best Friend and Puzzling Companion?” - Beverly Fitzpatrick will tell Kiwanis about the Animal Welfare League. Kiwanian Kathleen Kinney will introduce the speaker.
Want to volunteer, tutor, mentor, be a part of community service? Come visit Kiwanis.
Be our guest at 7:30 a.m. for coffee and doughnuts. Let our members tell you about “giving back” the Kiwanis way. It’s an opportunity to learn about the projects and programs Kiwanis supports in our community and for the children of the world.
Our regular meeting begins each Thursday at 8 a.m. in Christ Lutheran Church, 103 Ponferrada Way.
For more information, contact Kiwanis president Rick Martinek, 214-215-0133. Visit our website – www.hotspringsvillagekiwanis.com.

Pink Ribbon Sisters

We are all breast-cancer survivors, and gather together to share information and support one another. If you have or previously had breast cancer, we welcome you.
Meetings are the fourth Tuesday of the month at 11:30 a.m. in the Mt. Carmel dining room at 540 Ponce de Leon.
You are invited to attend our monthly meeting and join us for lunch.  

Rotary Club of Hot Springs Village

The Rotary Club of Hot Springs Village meets weekly for fun, fellowship and presentations by interesting guest speakers. The club also provides for a way to make new friends and, more importantly, provides a way to engage in helping others. We are a collection of community leaders, business professionals and volunteers who want to make a difference in our community as well as in the world.
We develop fundraising and giving initiatives to help those in our local area as well as worldwide.
The Rotary motto is “Service Above Self” and we try to support that belief in many ways.
Come join us in the Crystal Dining Room at Good Samaritan Society’s Lodge (121 Cortez Road) on Thursday mornings for a continental breakfast at 6:30, with the meeting to follow at 7. Rotary membership is open to all men and women and guests are always welcome.
For more information, call Steve Wright at 913-908-2357 or visit our website at www.hsvrotary.org, or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hsvrotary.

Scenic 7 Rotary Club

The Scenic 7 Rotary Club of North Garland County meets weekly for lunch, networking, and informative speakers. This week’s speaker will be Kathy Sanders. She will recount her experience of the Oklahoma City bombing and share some passages from her book “Now You See Me.”
Scenic 7 is a small club that continually strives to make a big impact, both locally and around the globe. Among their projects are weekly books-for-schools donations, Christmas Wreath sales, the Free Little Libraries at Cedar Mountain Boys and Girls Club, the Arkansas Fallen Heroes Flag display and support for the worldwide eradication of polio.
Visitors are always welcome to join this group of business and community leaders. The club meets every Thursday at Charlie’s Pizza Pub, 127 McNeely Circle. Members start arriving at 11:30 to visit and order from the menu. Meetings begin at noon and conclude by 1p.m. Check out club activity at Facebook.com/Scenic7Rotary.
For more information, call Barb Mitchell, 922-9004.

Scrappin-With-Barb  

If you enjoy scrapbooking or would like to learn come join us in the fun. It’s a wonderful way to preserve memories and meet new friends.
Contact Barb Walker at 922-3776 for more information.

The Village Chorale

Singers interested in choral singing are invited to audition for singing in The Village Chorale.
The chorale is a mixed chorus of approximately 40 singers. We perform standard secular and sacred choral literature in a wide variety of styles, including classical, spiritual, Broadway, jazz and popular selections.
The Village Chorale presents a Christmas and spring concert each year at Woodlands Auditorium. Additional performances include Christmas at Garvan Woodland Gardens and an appearance with the ASO in their annual “Christmas in the Village” concert. Further collaborations have included appearances with the Hot Springs Festival Chorus of Hot Springs and the Hot Springs Concert Band.
We rehearse weekly on Monday evenings from 6 - 8 in the choir room of Presbyterian Kirk in the Pines.
If you read music and would like to be a vital part of a quality choral group, call to request an audition. Contact Ellen Nagode, music director at 922-1893 for further information.

VFW Post 10483

The VFW Post 10483 meets the second Friday of every month at McAuley Center located on Highway 7 North.
Free coffee and doughnuts are provided at 8 a.m. and the regular meeting starts at 8:30.
You can join the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States if you are a U.S. citizen with honorable military service (active duty, Reserves/Guard, veteran or retired) who meets at least one of the following requirements: received a campaign medal or expeditionary medal for service overseas, served 30 consecutive or 60 nonconsecutive days in Korea, received hostile fire or imminent danger pay.
For information on joining, benefits and eligibility, contact Don Stokes at 922-0625 or Allen Leth at 922-1176.

Village Variety Dancers

You are invited to Village Variety Dance, 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at Coronado Community Center Ballroom, 150 Ponderosa Lane.
Come join us for this exciting evening, and let’s make this dance the best yet. Our theme is Hawaiian, so come dressed in your favorite Hawaiian attire, or come as you are. We will just be excited to see you, and share the dance floor again.
DJ Darrell will be there spinning your favorite dance tunes and will be taking requests for any dance song you may want. This is a Variety Dance , so music will be played to meet all types of dance desires. Swing, country, Latin, ballroom, and even some line dancing will be accommodated.
Doors and bar open at 6:30, dance begins at 7.