Carly Dahl Gallery Reception

Please join us for the gallery reception featuring Carly Dahl on Friday, August 24, from 5 - 7 p.m. Dahl will give a brief artist talk starting around 6 p.m. This event is FREE and open to the public, and will include refreshments by Garden Girl.

Carly Dahl was born and raised in Monroe, Michigan and relocated to Batesville, AR in 2010, where she is currently the Executive Director of BAAC. Her work focuses on the ideas and ideals of beauty and unattainable representations of women in society. The exhibition, entitled "Beauty as Form," features paintings and prints with hand drawn details, as well as an installation of small dresses handmade from magazine pages.

The exhibition is on display through September 29, and is sponsored by First Community Bank.

Ozark Gateway Region Golf Classic Three-Person-Scramble

The Ozark Gateway Region Golf Classic three-person scramble will be held Aug. 25 at the Turkey Mountain Golf Course, 3 Club Road, Horseshoe Bend.
Tee-off time is scheduled for 8 a.m., with coffee and doughnuts to be served beginning at 7.
The entry fee is $120 per team. However, this does not include the cost of cart rentals, according to a news release.

Players 70 years and older will be allowed to play from the forward tees except on contest holes. Cash prizes will also be awarded.

The annual event has become a popular fundraiser for the Ozark Gateway Regional Council, a nonprofit organization, which works to promote tourism, industry and the communities of a multi-county area.

“The three-person scramble has become an event that many look forward to every year, and it is one we’re proud to host,” Ozark Gateway Executive Director Cathy Drew said.
“Not only is it a chance for the council to hold something that brings everyone out for a fun time, but to hold it in a setting in The Natural State as beautiful as Horseshoe Bend, is what the Ozark Gateway’s mission is all about.”

Entry forms can be picked up at the Lawrence County Chamber in Walnut Ridge, Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Melbourne Office, Horseshoe Bend Chamber of Commerce, Calico Rock Museum & Visitor Center, Newport Area Chamber of Commerce, Randolph County Tourism Association & Visitor Center, Spring River Area Chamber of Commerce, Mammoth Spring State Park, Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, The Ozark Gateway Office (forms will be available 24/7 outside by the door). Forms are online at

Completed forms can be returned to The Pro Shop at the Turkey Mountain Golf Course or email them to or
For more information, call 870-670-5252 or 1-800-264-0316.

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