GREEN THUMBS These Village residents dig gardening!
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Village Spaces The beautiful BTV Gardens
Village Newcomer Getting to know June Davis
Out & About
The Fayetteville Farmersâ€™ Market
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From the Chief Financial Officer As summer begins, a number of exciting events are happening here at the Village. We have completed our audit for 2013 and are in the process of having our actuarial study completed. This study is required every three years and helps keep the Village on a firm financial footing.
Quintin Trammell Chief Financial Officer MARKETING Melinda Silva Director of Marketing Dana Davis Sales Counselor Dave Marks Move-In Coordinator PROGRAMS Riki Stamps Director of Programs & Events Michael Burks Asst. Director of Programs & Events RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION 2014 Council Members Ava Walker, President Larry Masters, Vice President Jo Anne Brown, Secretary Ray Culver, Past President Wade Burnside, Richard Chewning, Genie Donovan, Judy Doyle, Bill Jones, Jack Lejeune, Bobby Nell Templeton BOARD OF DIRECTORS Mike Jones, President Theresa Ewing, Vice President Steve Sisco, Treasurer Howard Higgins, Secretary Kyle Jenner, Bruce Johanson, Helen McElree, Jim Webster, Lewis Epley, Sarah Koenig, Jacqui Brandli Truman Yancy (Foundation), Wes Murtishaw (emeritus)
You may have noticed some new faces on campus lately as well. We have a number of new residents moving in and expect more to join us over the summer. Please give them a warm welcome and make them feel at home. Additionally, the construction projects underway for our new Assisted Living Center and Wellness Center are moving along on schedule, and we have many Village apartments under renovation, too. I encourage you to become or remain active and engaged in life at Butterfield through education, fitness and wellness. We are proud to offer a variety of choices each month in the Butterfield LIFE calendar. The LIFE calendar is full of a variety of fun and interesting choices for you each month and can be found on our website at www.btvillage.org or at the front desk. Upcoming events include the Young African Leaders Initiative and a guided tour of Siloam Springs and John Brown University, among other engaging options. With more than 20 fitness classes offered each week, our professional wellness staff can assist you in improving your agility and everyday life functions. Please check the calendar each day for events of interest. Summer is such a vibrant time with picnics, outdoor activities and our nation’s birthday. I hope each of you are able to spend time with friends and family and enjoy summer in Northwest Arkansas and all our Village has to offer. Quintin Trammell
Opened in 1986, Butterfield Trail Village is a locally governed 501(c)(3) non-profit retirement community. As Northwest Arkansas’ only comprehensive LifeCare Retirement Community, BTV offers active older adults worry-free living that is secure, independent and fulfilling – and the freedom to enjoy plentiful activities both inside and outside the Village.
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Contents 4 Feature Green-Thumbed and Hands-On: These Residents Dig Gardening 6 Village Newcomer Getting to Know June Davis 6 Resident Anniversaries + New Neighbors 7 Village Spaces The Village Gardens
8 Spotlight New Executive Director Named for Arkansas Alumni Association 10 Snapshots 11 Out & About The Fayetteville Farmersâ€™ Market 11 Arts & Entertainment Select Community Event Listings 12 Library News 12 Eat Right, Live Well Build a Better Salad 13 Featured Village Events 14 Fitness Gardening for Good Health 15 Coming Soon: Assisted Living
16 Wellness 17 Readersâ€™ Poll What do you like best about summer? 18 Lodge Dining Menus 19 Foundation Report Butterfield to Study Feasibility of Capital Campaign
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Green-Thumbed & Hands-On: These Residents Dig Gardening Gardens reflect the kind of care they get, and the BTV gardens are thriving! The Village gardens have been around since the â€˜80s, and this year a new and bigger garden was established at the southeast corner of the BTV campus. The success of the gardens is due in a large part to residents who take the time to plant, prune and nurture. These residents enjoy the fruits of their labor and say the rewards of gardening are many. Just ask them.
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and his wife Ardith, it’s worth the effort. They made Judy Doyle works in the Village gardens at least a nice soup from last year’s green beans, and had once — sometimes twice — a day in her role so much corn they froze some for themselves overseeing BTV’s raised garden plots. Judy makes and donated the rest to the BTV Farmers’ Market. sure these gardens are watered, fertilized and free The tomatoes, broccoli and chard are all ready for of weeds, and assigns the beds to picking, and the cucumbers won’t residents as they become available. be far behind. While Richard is busy That is not all. Judy tends to three growing a vegetable cornucopia, “Different people garden plots of her own where Ardith Wharry has a gardening have rows growing in she grows tomatoes (because her passion of her own. She tends to kids like goulash), rhubarb (for the stunning flowerbeds in the different directions, her cherry jam), and strawberries Memory Gardens at BTV’s Special and the corn is (to freeze or eat on the spot!). Care Center. She knows what she is doing in gorgeous growing at Faye Edmondson the gardening department. She different heights. It’s For Faye Edmondson, it’s not just grew up in Iowa and South Dakota about growing radishes that are helping tend to her family’s large like a patchwork quilt.” as sweet as an apple, or raising garden, and when she moved to -Faye Edmondson greens for her husband Charles’ Bella Vista, she had a big garden in favorite dish — wilted lettuce. It’s nearby Centerton. “Gardening has about connecting with nature always been part of my life,” Judy and cultivating the garden within. says. “I was a science teacher years Faye started with one of the smaller BTV garden ago, and I love the outdoors. Being out in the sun plots then took on a larger plot that belonged to and fresh air, it is just part of me. It’s who I am.” her neighbors. In went the purple hull peas and the Richard Wharry zipper peas Faye loved as a child, joined by onions, If Richard Wharry knocks on your door, chances radishes and lettuce. Besides the obvious benefits of are he’s bringing fresh vegetables from his BTV fresh produce and savings at the cash register, Faye garden with him. Onions, corn, cucumbers, sweet looks forward to spending quiet time alone in her peppers, beets, carrots, green beans — Richard has garden. “It’s a relaxing place to be in the mornings,” such a variety undoubtedly there is something for she says. “Just you and birds. It’s wonderful if you everyone. “I took Swiss chard to two people in the stand above all of the gardens and look down. Village, and they’d never had it. Then, they said bring Different people have rows growing in different back some more!” Wharry says. Growing such a directions, and the corn is gorgeous growing at prolific garden takes time and energy, but to Wharry different heights. It’s like a patchwork quilt.”
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Village Newcomer Q+A
Getting to Know June Davis
Anniversaries July Anniversaries Phil & Virginia Wilson Charles & Faye Edmondson
Bill & Pat Medley
Leroy & Wilma Reese
Campbell & Susan Johnson
When did you move to Butterfield? I moved to Butterfield on May 1st, 2014. Where are you from? I grew up in Illinois. After my husband and I were married we moved to Athens, Georgia, where he was a law professor at the university. Then in 1970, we moved to Fayetteville and have been here ever since. What did you do before retirement? I was a medical technologist while raising my children. Do you have children/grandchildren? I have four children and three of them live here in Fayetteville. I have six grandchildren, two of them live here in Fayetteville, one is in Branson, one is in Tulsa, one is in Clearwater and one is in Searcy. I have three great-grandchildren with two more on the way this fall. Why did you choose Butterfield? After visiting friends here in 2007 and really enjoying Butterfield, I signed up for the Carriage Club. Then this past spring, everything fell into place for me to move in. 6 BUTTERFIELD LIFE
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Jerry & Kay Brewer
Joe & Judy Schenke
Richard & Mary Meyer
Andy & Marie Breuer
Ray & Penelope Culver
Jim & Margaret Hunt
John & Doris Schuldt
Buck & Jean Watson
Harris & Carol Sonnenberg
Jesse & Mildred Wilson
Ellis & Nancy Trumbo
Bill & Gloria Mills
John & Helen Elliott
J.L. & Polly Lancaster
New Neighbors Recent Village Move-Ins Linda Denson Earlene Henry Sandy Hasler Seth & Margaret Young Jim & Lois Ferguson
The Village Gardens
“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.” —Alfred Austin
Jim Hunt’s wife, Margaret, and their four children surprised him on his 80th birthday by donating a bench to be placed in his honor in the Village gardens. An avid gardener, Jim is also known to often sit and chat with other gardeners.
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New Executive Director Named for Arkansas Alumni Association Q&A with Brandy Cox Brandy Cox, a University of Arkansas graduate who grew up in Hot Springs Village, was named associate vice chancellor for alumni and executive director of the Arkansas Alumni Association, starting April 21. Cox previously worked in alumni relations and development at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville, and most recently as the senior director of university programs for the OSU Foundation at Oklahoma State University. Cox earned her bachelorâ€™s degree in radio, TV and film from the University of the Ozarks, and a masterâ€™s degree in journalism from the University of Arkansas. She worked as the Arkansas communications director for the 2004 Bush-Cheney presidential campaign, as a district executive for the Boy Scouts of America, and as director of development and director of alumni relations at the University of the Ozarks prior to taking her position at Oklahoma State.
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Q. As a native Arkansan and U of A alumna, what does it mean to you to lead the Arkansas Alumni Association? A. It’s a very personal honor to come back. I feel blessed to be here to lead our alumni association having previously been a student. I am looking forward to reaching out to alumni across the state and beyond who have a bond with our university. I want to understand the needs of alumni and put that toward increasing alumni engagement. Q. What do you think are the biggest challenges facing the Arkansas Alumni Association today? A. I don’t see things as challenges. We have an opportunity to be more valuable to our alumni. The alumni association should be a welcoming place where our alumni feel like they are coming home. We are seeking to provide better connections to the campus for our alumni and hope they feel like a part of the “You of A” for life. The key element is the value we provide through those opportunities. Q. Where do you see the Arkansas Alumni Association in five years? A. I envision the alumni association getting stronger and more relevant to our alumni. You can already see that through the programs we do, such as Career Hogs and Razorbacks Worldwide. We will continue to build relationships and grow
programs relative to the changing lives and dynamics of our alumni. Q. How can your leadership help the alumni association fulfill the mission of connecting and serving the University of Arkansas family? A. I have always felt that my job, in whatever capacity, is to be a servant leader. I want to listen to the needs of our team at the alumni association, our alumni and our campus community and to understand how we can be of service. If we aren’t listening to their needs, we won’t know how to be relevant. Q. The fundraising component of the executive director’s position is new. What role do you see fundraising playing in your job? A. Because of my background in alumni relations and development, I understand engagement. People give to things they are passionate about and believe in. If we provide reasons to engage, it benefits the individual and the good they can do for our students. That’s why I’m in higher education – the students. It increases the value of our degrees and the level of our recognition and acknowledgement of the university. Fundraising ultimately comes hand-in-hand with the work we do. We’re here to welcome all of our alumni home.
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Residents picking flower bouquets.
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Faye Edmondson tending her garden.
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Fayetteville Public Library Teen Advisory Board brings a little spring to BTV residents.
Out & About
Flowers, Fruits, Vegetables and More!
Arts & Entertainment Highlighted Happenings Around Town
The Fayetteville Farmers’ Market
Opera in the Ozarks: > Cosi fan tutte July 1, 7, 11, 16
Visit the Fayetteville Farmers’ Market on a Saturday and behold a feast for the eyes, ears and palate. The downtown square comes alive with dozens of vendors who gather to share their bounty of locally grown produce. From bushels of fresh okra or baby yellow squash, to rows of colorful fresh fruit, it’s easy to see why the Fayetteville Farmers’ Market has been voted 5th best in the nation!
For more info, visit opera.org
Visitors will find everything from farm-raised eggs, meats and baked goods, to homemade jams, honey and goat’s milk items. There are arts and crafts, roasted coffees, herbal soaps and a stunning array of fresh flowers and plants.
The Farmers’ Market is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. from April through October, and on Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. from April through November. With the 2014 season well under way, the Farmers’ Market is the perfect setting to enjoy a stroll, sip a cup of coffee or visit with neighbors. We’ll see you there!
> Into the Woods July 3, 6, 9, 14, 18 > Gala Concert at Arend Arts Center featuring Met Artist Latonia Moore July 13
But did you know the market offers more than just fresh fruit and veggies?
The Saturday Farmers’ Market is known as the “Crown Jewel of Fayetteville.” The square is abuzz with street performers, musicians, community organizations, tourists and locals alike.
> Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi July 2, 5, 8, 17
Arts Center of the Ozarks: > The Sound of Music July 11-13 & 17-20 > Music to Rob a Train By: An Evening with The Coverlets Aug. 8 For more info, visit artscenteroftheozarks.org Rogers Little Theater: > Xanadu July 25-27, 31 & Aug. 1-3, 7-10 For more info, visit rogerslittletheater.org TheatreSquared: > One Man, Two Guvnors Aug. 28 thru Sept. 21 For more info, visit theatre2.org
NOTE: This listing is for informational purposes only; Please refer to the monthly calendar or the Village bulletin board for confirmed transport-provided event listings.
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New Books BOOKS OF AGE Three novels on the new-book shelves this month offer proof that aging need not shut down the creative process. Still Life With Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen brings us the story of a 60-year-old photographer who learns it is never too late for second chances as she finds her way through the woods of upstate New York. Quindlen’s novels examine the emotions that lurk beneath everyday life and her superbly drawn characters in this story are good examples of this. In Paradise by 86-year-old Peter Matthiessen is a novel about an ecumenical retreat of Poles, Germans, Israelis, Catholic nuns, and Zen Buddhists who gather to meditate in honor of the victims and survivors of Auchwitz.
The 86-year-old Mary Higgins Clark does it again with her mystery novel, I’ve Got You Under My Skin. This may be her 50th novel, not counting her co-authorships.
NEW MYSTERIES Natchez Burning by Greg Iles is the first installment of an epic trilogy set in the Deep South, interweaving generations, family relationships and mystery for a gripping good read. Be Careful What You Wish For by Jeffrey Archer is the fourth volume of the Clifton Chronicles. Unlucky Thirteen is James Patterson’s 13th volume of the Women’s Murder Club series. The Target by David Baldacci features government assassin Will Robie and his partner Jessica Reel in a CIA adventure. Carnal Curiosity by Stuart Woods brings back Stone Barrington in an extraordinary new exploit.
Eat Right, Live Well Nutrition
Build a Better Salad!
Salad bars full of fresh vegetables seem like an obvious choice when you are looking for a delicious and healthy meal, and they often are. Depending on the mix of options you choose, however, your salad could weigh in with more calories than a plate of fried food. To build a better salad, follow these tips:
from the protein group. If you like your salad to have some crunch, a sprinkle of nuts or seeds will do the trick and add some additional protein and other nutrients.
Lead with Leafy Greens and Colorful Vegetables
To keep your salad high in nutrients and lower in calories, start with at least one cup of dark green leafy vegetables. Leafy greens offer fiber along with a variety of vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals. Colorful vegetables not only brighten the look of your salad, but they add key nutrients like betacarotene from carrots and lycopene from tomatoes. Pick Up Some Protein
Beans, eggs, lean meats and poultry give your salad a boost of protein and turn it from a side dish into a meal. When adding protein, think of the one-fourth plate (or bowl) rule from MyPlate to guide your portion. About one-fourth of your salad should be 12 BUTTERFIELD LIFE
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Drizzle the Dressing
A drizzle of dressing can add flavor and some important healthy fats. Just be careful not to drown your salad. Calories from dressing can add up quickly and throw off the balance of your salad. If creamy dressings are your preference, start with a small amount and toss your salad well to spread the flavor around. You can also create your own dressing flavors by mixing vinegars, lemon juice, fresh herbs and a touch of olive oil. Source: www.choosemyplate.gov
Featured Upcoming Village Events COMING IN JULY AND AUGUST Thursday July 3rd – Cultural Exchange Forum and Social with YALI Members of the YALI Washington Fellowship program at the University of Arkansas’ Spring International Language Center will visit with our residents and staff during a cultural exchange and refreshment social. The Young African Leaders Initiative hosts African fellows aged 25-35 who represent various African countries. The program’s goal is to help the next generation of young African leaders develop skills and networks to build brighter futures for their communities and countries, and resident input is graciously appreciated. Enjoy meeting these energetic young people. 2-4pm The Lodge Thursday July 3rd – Riders on the Orphan Train with Author Alison Moore Join Alison Moore and Phil Lancaster as they present this American historical event through music and story. The multi-media presentation chronicles a chapter in the book about the children who were “placed out” between 1854 and 1929, boarding trains in New York City and literally given away at rail stations across the country, including the Ozarks of Arkansas. 7:15pm Convocation
Friday August 1st – An Elegant Evening in Tulsa Our evening will begin when we arrive at Juniper Restaurant, a charming new and highly rated eatery in Tulsa. Entrees vary and include Coffee Rubbed Tenderloin Filet and Ricotta Gnocchi. Al fresco dining will be our option, weather permitting. Following dinner, your destination will be the BOK Center for a spectacular music concert by Grammy Award-winner Michael Buble. As “one of the most likeable performers anywhere,” Buble’s stage show is propelled by a string of smash hits including his most recent single “Close Your Eyes,” as well as “It’s a Beautiful Day,” “Haven’t Met You Yet,” “Home,” and “Everything.” Michael’s distinctive interpretations of classics like “You Make Me Feel so Young” and “Young at Heart” always steal the show. Call 479-695-8003 for pricing and reservations. This will be a memorable time with friends, so please make your reservations early. 2pm Departure Thursday August 14th – Village Chef Throwdown! Village employees will be firing up the grill and sauté pans during our first annual culinary competition. Each department will compete for a judge’s panel and serve their best in salads, entrees and desserts. The audience will not go away hungry. Light appetizers will be served. Did we mention the sous chef will be a resident? The top four winners will enjoy an evening of dining out and limousine transportation. This competition will be the most entertaining event of the year! Reservations required. 12pm and 5pm
An Elegant Evening with Michael Buble
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Gardening for Good Health By Jennifer Neill, Fitness & Wellness Coordinator Gardening is a great way to get moving and involved in the Butterfield Trail Village community. Ask any of the BTV residents who garden and they’ll tell you how rewarding and beneficial it can be. Tending to your garden a few days a week will keep both you and your plants healthy. Not only does it get you outdoors and walking around, you’ll tone your arms as you dig and strengthen your back while you work over the soil. Bending over the planter can also help to maintain or even improve flexibility over time, as can reaching down into the garden while attending to your plants. A regular activity like gardening is key to maintaining your weight and strength for a lifetime. And because it’s something you enjoy, you won’t be watching the clock waiting for your workout to end! Walking the Nordic Way
Have you tried the Nordic Walking Poles yet?
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They are becoming very popular here at the Village. You’ve probably seen residents using them in the halls and on our walking trails. Nordic walking — or pole walking — is a total body version of walking using a pole to help build upper body strength and endurance. Currently, about a dozen residents have purchased their own walking poles. We have Nordic Walking Poles we can loan you. Just contact the BTV Fitness/Wellness Office. Personalized Summertime Fitness
Personal training at Butterfield Trail Village has been so popular that we are offering the service during the summer for the first time ever. If you struggle with exercising or would like personalized attention during your workout, personal training may be the perfect thing for you. Call the Fitness/Wellness Office to get started today!
Coming Soon: Assisted Living The construction on the new Assisted Living Center is coming right along and on schedule. Here are a few photos showing the progress.
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Horticultural Therapy and the Benefits of Gardening By Patricia Poertner, LSW It’s not difficult to find residents digging in the dirt this time of the year. We have several gardeners here at BTV who enjoy not only the fruits (or vegetables!) of their labor, but also the entire process of soil preparation, planting, and tending their plants until they yield beautiful flowers or fresh produce. However, you might like to know that these gardening efforts are doing more than beautifying our campus and putting healthy choices on the salad bar. There is evidence that these gardeners are actually leading happier and healthier lives as a result of their efforts. If you have done any gardening, you likely have experienced the peacefulness that comes with working outside in a garden or flowerbed. There is now a growing field (pun intended!) called “horticultural therapy” that combines the worlds of psychology, ecology and botany. According to the American Horticultural Therapy Association, HT is defined as “a process utilizing plants and horticultural activities to improve social, educational, psychological and physical adjustment of persons thus improving their body, mind and spirit.” Horticultural therapists use gardening as a tool to help people cope with mental, emotional and physical health conditions. “Horticultural therapy as a treatment for many psychological and physical disorders is a valid and increasingly popular intervention,” says Mitchell Hewson, Canada’s first registered horticultural therapist. Hewson has used horticultural therapy with people who are suffering from conditions such as dementia and eating disorders. “Horticultural therapy stimulates thought, exercises the body and encourages an awareness of the external environment. Moreover, the clients who have benefited from this type of therapy report a renewed desire to live and have decreased anxiety and improved self-worth.” Cognitive benefits of HT include improved concentration, stimulation of memory and improved attention capacity. Physical benefits include improved immune response, decreased stress, decreased heart rate and improved fine and gross motor skills and eye-hand coordination, while social benefits include improved social integration and 16 BUTTERFIELD LIFE
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increased social interaction. Psychological benefits are numerous: improved quality of life, increased self-esteem, improved sense of well-being, reduction in stress, better mood, decreased anxiety, alleviation of depression, an increased sense of control, an improved sense of personal worth, increased feelings of calm and relaxation, an increased sense of stability and an increased sense of pride and accomplishment. For seniors, gardening can be especially fulfilling. Gardens invite socialization and can bring people together, thus helping to battle feelings of isolation. Bringing plants and people together promotes cooperation and provides a safe environment where people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities can work collectively towards a common goal. Because physical limitations impact the lives of many senior adults, it is important to make gardens accessible. An accessible garden eliminates barriers so that people of all abilities can garden. Using raised beds, such as we have here at BTV, is an important means of accomplishing this goal. However, if you can’t go to the garden, bring the garden to you! Consider using boxes, pots, table planters or hanging baskets on your patio to create your own private garden. How gardening affects the mind is still a mystery. However, scientists do know that gardening reduces stress and calms the nerves by decreasing cortisol, a hormone that plays a role in stress response. So, stress reduction, ultimately, may be the best benefit of gardening. Perhaps physicians should consider writing prescriptions for marigolds or tomato plants instead of antidepressants. While that likely will not happen, we do know that good nutrition, increased activity level and reduction in stress and anxiety are just a few of the positive outcomes provided by gardening. So, get digging! Source: http://health.howstuffworks.com, www.npr. org, www.extension.umn.edu, www.usatoday.com, www. greencirclegarden.com
Summer Sun from A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson (1885) Great is the sun, and wide he goes Through empty heaven with repose; And in the blue and glowing days More thick than rain he showers his rays. Though closer still the blinds we pull To keep the shady parlour cool, Yet he will find a chink or two To slip his golden fingers through. The dusty attic spider-clad He, through the keyhole, maketh glad; And through the broken edge of tiles Into the laddered hay-loft smiles. Meantime his golden face around He bares to all the garden ground, And sheds a warm and glittering look Among the ivy’s inmost nook. Above the hills, along the blue, Round the bright air with footing true, To please the child, to paint the rose, The gardener of the World, he goes.
Results from the May/June issue poll: Readers’ Poll
What is your favorite garden vegetable? Last issue, Butterfield LIFE readers were asked to pick their favorite garden fruit or vegetable… And the readers’ favorite fruit or vegetable is Tomato. Results were: 28% Tomato, 27% Watermelon, 14% Corn, 12% Green Beans, 11% Peas and 8% Asparagus Congratulations to Shirley Lucas – winner of a dinner for two at The Lodge.
NEW READERS’ POLL QUESTION...
What do you like best about summer? (please select one) Sunshine Gardening Birds Eating garden vegetables th Taking walks 4 of July Outdoor activities Other Your Name:
Please fill out this slip and leave at the BTV front desk or email to email@example.com by July 31st. One lucky reader will win DINNER FOR TWO at The Lodge! Results of the poll will be featured in the next issue of Butterfield LIFE.
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LODGE DINING MENUS AUGUST FEATURES
Steak and Tomato Canapé
French Dip Chicken Cordon Bleu Crab Cake Sandwich
Grilled Beef Tenderloin Truffle Whipped Potatoes and Grilled Asparagus Topped with Cranberry Bourbon Gastrique
Other Items Shrimp Alfredo Salmon Spinach Salad Blue Plate Special Dessert
Whiskey Marinated Pork Chop With a Cranberry Mashed Sweet Potato, Tender Green Beans Topped with a Brown Sugar Cream Sauce
Banana Split Crème Brûlée
Pan Roasted Chicken Breast Truffle Whipped Potatoes, Roasted Summer Vegetable Medley Topped with a Tarragon Cream Sauce
All Sandwiches are served with a choice of Sweet Potato Fries, French Fries, House Salad, Caesar Salad, Fruit Salad or Cup of Soup
Crab Stuffed Salmon Lump Crab Meat Stuffed in Atlantic Salmon over Stir Fried Vegetables Soup French Onion
Reservations for Lunch & Dinner available at: (479) 442-7220 (EXT. 0)
Fresh Bread Served on Table Entrées Served with a Choice of Caesar Salad, House Salad or Soup Dessert Roasted Apple a la Mode Crème Brûlée
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Butterfield to Study Feasibility of Capital Campaign
Is Butterfield Trail Village ready to conduct a capital campaign? That is one of the questions Butterfield wants answered through a feasibility study that is now underway. Many organizations like Butterfield rely on a consultant to conduct a feasibility study as they prepare for a major fundraising campaign. The Butterfield Trail Village Foundation has hired consultant Ann Linebarger to conduct a limited feasibility study with results to be available as early as mid-July. Approximately 20 key area stakeholders are being interviewed by the consultant using a questionnaire to test BTV’s case statement and campaign goals, and help us develop a fundraising gift chart. In addition, the study will help identify any challenges, opportunities and barriers that may exist. According to Foundation Board President Mike Jones, “We will go out to our friends and supporters and the Northwest Arkansas community and say, ‘This is what we are talking about. Does this sound realistic to you?’” Conducting the study will help assess the donororganization relationship, and the information gleaned will be extremely valuable. The Foundation Board will listen carefully to the responses and evaluate them thoroughly, using study results to help develop future fundraising plans.
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges the following gifts received from April 22, 2014 through June 6, 2014:
Memorials Virginia Burdick in memory of Ann Mullen June Colwell in memory of Jane Davis Elizabeth Howick in memory of Brad Donovan George and Elly Osborn in memory of Porter Stone Elsie Sexton in memory of Jane Davis Truman and Sylvia Yancey in memory of Porter Stone Honors Kurt and Gene Tweraser in honor of Ardith Wharry Moving Made Easy Marilyn Cochran, Sally Stone, Virginia King FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS Mike Jones, President Theresa Ewing, Vice President Lisa Higgins, Secretary-Treasurer Margaret Whillock, Kay Trumbo, Steve Sisco, Mary Purvis, Truman Yancey (Emeritus) BUTTERFIELD LIFE
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Your Carriage Awaits...
At Butterfield Trail Village, we do what we can to get you where you want to go. Whether it’s to your doctor’s appointment, a Razorback game, the grocery store, an out-of-town Village trip, or just a ride to The Lodge, we’ll make sure you get there in comfort and style. For more information, contact the Programs & Events Department.