Hope you can put these events on your calendar. And last week we decided to extend the Tuesday 4 p.m. Protests to 6 p.m. No one need come the entire time. Drop in and out as you like. But this way some people who work until 5 p.m. can participate. We also discussed possibly having a potluck afterwards, but I don’t know if that idea got traction. Our youngest Occupier Isis thinks that would be a good way to get more people to stop.
The year 2011 saw the Arab Spring and in 2012, it is the 99% Spring in the U.S. Please join us at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 14, for a free training event patterned in solidarity with similar 99% events across the country. It is time for take the next steps to restore democracy and income equality in the U.S. at a time when the one percent richest Americans own 42 percent of the wealth in the U.S. This event open to the public is sponsored by Occupy Eureka Springs. It will be held at a private home at 4 Commerce St. behind Brighton Ridge Nursing Home. To register, call 244-5410.
The Carroll Boone Water District board will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 19, at their plant headquarters at Beaver Lake to discuss whether to institute fluoridation of our water system even though grant funds that were supposed to be available to pay for the fluoridation mandate have fallen far short. Please consider attending the meeting or contacting members of the board to ask them to delay implementation of this mandate at least until full grant funds are available. Continue reading