This Week in Our Community

April 8, 6:30 p.m. Clinton City Council Meeting: Meetings of the Clinton City Council are usually held the 2nd Thursday of every month at the Clinton Municipal Airport off Hwy 16 East. The public and all press & media are invited to attend.

April 8, The Ozark Health Foundation Phone-a-thon: The Ozark Health Foundation is hosting a phone-a-thon campaign on Thursday, April 8. Their goal is to raise $10,000 for the purchase of two patient lifts for Ozark Health Nursing & Rehab Center. The lifts are medical devices used to comfortably and safely transfer a resident from one position or location to another. The lifts not only ensure safe transfer for patients but also a safer working environment for employees.

We need your assistance to make the campaign a success. Would you or someone in your company be willing to volunteer as a team captain? We have listed a few important items for your review below that will help make the campaign a success. Without generous people like you and your team members, this event would not be possible.

We will be sending additional correspondence as we get closer to the event.

Recruit at least five (5) volunteer callers who are willing to submit names and phone numbers of twenty (20) individuals they are willing to call and ask for donations.

The team captain or a designee will attend the phone-a-thon event at Ozark Health on Thursday, April 8th, from 5-7:30 p.m. to make and answer calls during a live radio remote and Facebook Live event.

Team members can make calls April 6-8, but we request you save some names for the team captain or designee to contact during the live event.

If your organization is willing to answer the call to volunteer today, please contact us at 745-9714 or email lynda.hensley@myozarkhealth.com or lisa.drew@myozarkhealth.com.

Public Announcements

COVID-19 Vaccine locations in Clinton: will be American Home Pharmacy, Walmart and Clinton Drug. We are still unsure of availability dates but if your business would like to reserve vaccines for your staff please call your preferred location and let them know. As vaccines become available, they will be released according to Arkansas Department of Health guidelines.

Rapid COVID-19 Testing: Are you sick, been exposed, traveling, needing clearance for work, school, or surgery? Whatever your reason Clinton Drug has rapid COVID-19 testing with results in 15 minutes Visit www.clintondrug.com/testing to schedule your appointment. These tests are by appointment only.

Clinton Rotary Club Speaking Opportunity: The Clinton Area Rotary Club is extending the opportunity to speak at one of their general meetings. As the guest speaker you will be given the opportunity to inform and educate on what your business does and how and why your services can benefit businesses and the community as a whole. To schedule your speaking opportunity contact Dixie at dixie@khpq.com

Upcoming Events

April 15, 6 p.m. Van Buren County Quorum Court: Meetings of the Van Buren County Quorum Court are held the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Van Buren County Annex building off Highway 65 in Clinton.

April 27 – March 30, 6 p.m. Clinton Advertising and Promotion Meeting: The Clinton A&P Commission meets the last Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Clinton Municipal Airport on Hwy 16 East. The meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend.

April 30, 4:30 – 7 p.m. Ozark Health 3rd Annual Fish Fry: The Ozark Health Foundation is hosting their 3rd Annual Fish Fry on Friday, April 30th. Adult Tickets Advance: $12 Same Day- $15

Children (5-12) Advance $5 – Same Day $6. Menu: Fried Catfish or Chicken Strips, Hushpuppies, French Fries, Baked Beans, Coleslaw, Cobbler. Tickets can be purchased at: Ozark Health, First Security Bank, Simmons Bank, First Service Bank, Fairfield Bay Community Club & The Sweet Shoppe. All proceeds from this campaign will benefit the Med Surg Department through the purchase of IV pumps.

May 1, Pottery Shop Popup Market: In addition to all of the unique items the Pottery Shop offers there will be a collection of vintage curators, handmade artisans, and local small business to display their items outside of the Pottery Shop in Clinton. They are now accepting applications for venders. For more information or to register your booth contact he pottery shop at 501-745-2060.

May 1, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Junk in the Trunk: Every First Saturday of the month Howard’s Antiques & Flea Market will be hosting this community sale in their parking lot located on Highway 65. Come see what new treasures this month will have or sell your extra items because booth spaces are free to set up. Call Linda at 501-757-1725 to reserve your spot or for more information.

May 7 – 8, Junk & Drive on 65: We are encouraging individuals, civic groups, churches, businesses to gather up those yard sale items, antiques and collectibles for a premier community wide effort to sell items all along Highway 65! As of right now, Pickle’s Gap Village, Greenbrier, Damascus, Bee Branch, and Clinton will be participating in this event.

May 22, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Ozark Health’s 3G Event: Join Ozark Health for an evening filled with food, live entertainment, dancing, raffle items, and much much more This event will be located at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds and will feature The band Whistling Dixie. Advance Adult Tickets $45 Same Day Purchase $50. Together, we can “Raise the Bar on Healthcare”!

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