NWA Community Connections Newsletter July 8, 2010

Hey-I hope everyone is having a great day. I only had a few minutes to get all this great stuff out—I am sure I left out some other great stuff—but this is all I had time for. I am actually going to be trying to attend all the calendar events—I really hope to see you there! Patricia Mikkelson, www.patriciamikkelson.wordpress.com http://www.simplifiedliving.info

Event: Green Drinks
Start Time: Today, July 8 at 5:30pm
Where: Greenhouse Grille in the Mill District, Fayetteville

Joseph Israel in concert tonight: Gulley Park (near Township and Old Wire) 7pm Free

Vegetarian Potluck Wednesday, July 14  6-8pm at the Omni Center located at 3274 North Lee Avenue, Fayetteville, AR‎ .  The dinner includes great conversation, a variety of yummy vegetarian food, and music by  singer/songwriter Chris Mikkelson who will be doing his veggie rap song, “Going Green” and other original tunes.He will also be sharing about his experiences being a life long vegetarian.  For more information go to www.omnicenter.org and click on the events calendar or call 479-935-4422. Sponsored by the Omni Center for Peace, Justice and Ecology.

A free webcast about ending abortion—looks like a great line up of speakers including an ex-abortionist; abortion survivor; former Planned Parenthood director and former owner of an abortion clinic. Live this Saturday, but you can get links to the talks any time.  Free

http://www.endingabortion.com/event

Event: Owner Appreciation Weekend
Start Time: Saturday, July 10 at 8:00am
End Time: Sunday, July 11 at 7:00pm
Where: Ozark Natural Foods

Vegetarian Potluck number 2 Tuesday, July 20th at 6:00 PM, we will hear more about Fayetteville’s participation in the Summer of Solutions program. http://www.omnicenter.org/teen-leadership-corps-sos

Announcements and info

Land for sale near Winslow 64 prime acres with house—if you are interested, act now—the bank is probably going to foreclose soon.

www.landthatwouldbegreatforcommunityisforsale.wordpress.com

Great article about fluoride and our local water. http://freeweekly.com/2010/06/fluoride-is-%E2%80%94-surprise-%E2%80%94-toxic-waste/

Inspiring Flick: I just saw the movie THE SHOOTING OF THOMAS HURNDALL Amazingly inspiring. This is the book that is mother wrote about this young man who was shot while helping save some children in Gaza.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Defy-Stars-Jocelyn-Hurndall/dp/0747589445/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpi_1

The local time bank is thriving—but can use more members. The more the merrier!—please check it out at www.fayettevillecommunityexchange.org

Samaritan Community Center http://www.samcc.org/ This place sounds like it is a wonderful service.

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