2014 Avoca Country Christmas
Saturday, December 6th
No applications… no fees… just show up and bring canned food to help the NWA Food Bank Drive!!!
• All participants need to meet across from Latham Cabinets at 819 Lester Lane. Judging will begin at 4:45 PM sharp, so you need to be lined up with lights on!!
• Parade will leave Lester Lane at approximately 5:15 PM.
• Join us, after the parade, for cookies and hot chocolate under the pavilion in the park. (222 N. Old Wire Road)
• No Santa please! Santa is reserved for the founder of the parade. We love lights!!
Any questions, comments, suggestions contact Ronnie Smith @
479-640-2609 or Charity at Avoca One Stop or Avoca Town Hall.
We will have the honor of having the Rogers Heritage War Eagles Marching Band again this year!!
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AVOCA... PROUD AND GROWING
AVOCA ENVIRONMENTAL PROFILE
Population: 488 people counted in the 2010 Census: 162 households, and 121 families. (The 2008 US Government Census estimate was 447 persons; the 2000 census 423 people; the 1990 census count was 269.)
Temperature: January Average Temperature: High: 44 / Low: 22
July Average Temperature: High: 89 / Low: 66
Precipitation: 44.9inches annually Snowfall: 6 - 12 annually
Elevation: 1358 feet
Rogers School District
Northwest Arkansas Community College
University Of Arkansas
Bryan College Rogers
Extension Homemakers Club
Masonic Lodge pearidgelodge119.com
Battlefield 4-H Club, contact (479) 426-4257
Avoca Christian Sunday School www.pastorcharlie.net
First Baptist of Avoca
Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall
AVOCA UTILITY SERVICES
Arkansas Western Gas (479) 636-1750
Swepco (Electric) (888) 216-3523
Carroll Electric (479) 273-2421 (800) 432-9720
Benton County Water District #1(479) 636-0002
AT&T (800) 288-2020
Cox Communications (Cable) (479) 273-5644
Deffenbaugh Industries (479) 872-9098
Avoca U.S. Post Office (479) 636-6053
Digging, Drilling or Buried Cable (800) 482-8998
AVOCA TOWN EVENTSSpring Clean Up - Saturday, May 10
Community Picnic - Saturday, September 21
Fall Clean Up - Saturday, October 25
Country Christmas Parade - Saturday, December 6
Avoca Fire and Rescue 911 or (479) 631-6551
NEBCO EMS 911 or 479-359-3134
Benton County Sheriff 911 or (479) 273-5532
Arkansas State Police (479) 7516663
Poison Center (800) 222-1222
Report Littering (866) 811-1222
Control Burn (toll free) (866) 207-5140
Mercy Health System (479) 338-8000
Northwest Medical Center (479) 553-1000
911 Address (Avoca) (479) 271-1085
State Revenue Office (479) 273-2724
Benton County Health Dept (479) 271-1055
Mayor Tommy O'Dell (479) 631-6721
Rec./Treasurer Diane Bowen Office (479) 621-5921; Home (479) 636-6001
Position #1 Nanette Barnes (479) 586-4412
Position #2 Dennis Pinkley (479) 636-2411
Position #3 Kathleen Eversole (479) 631-7325
Position #4 Darlene Gregory (479) 366-5667
Position #5 Jordan Sullivan (479) 246-0747
Regular council meetings are held 7 p.m. the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Town Hall., 222 N.Old Wire Road.
Planning and Zoning
Avoca Zoning Official: Larry Parrish - 479-621-7748
Avoca Planning Commission Chairman: Jordan Sullivan
Judge Robert Clinard (479) 271-1000
Sheriff Kelley Cradduck (479) 271-1008
Senate District: 8
House District: 95/98
Congressional District: 3
Fire dues are paid with your County taxes
Avoca Fire and Rescue
P.O. Box 3
Avoca, AR 72711