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Tim Metcalf

Tim Metcalf

Tim Metcalf launched Stroll The Lakeside Area Magazine (also known as Lakeside District Living) in July 2016. After having much success with that product, he began the BeLocal Garland County magazine in November 2020. In February 2021, Tim and Mary were married and now form the team that produces both publications each month.

BeLocal is a great resource for new movers to our area. We did extensive research to provide the readers with information on where the locals shop, eat, play and volunteer. It is a beautiful publication that introduces the best of our community, including the local businesses, to our new residents.

When they are not working on the magazines, Tim and Mary love to visit the local restaurants, listen to live music, watch Nascar and football and hang out with friends. They recently attempted line dancing, and the verdict is still out on that! Between the two of them, they have eight children and 10 grandchildren in four different states, so traveling is a given!

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👋 Say hello to July's passionate young achiever, 𝗞𝗮𝘁𝗲!

🏐 𝗞𝗮𝘁𝗲 is entering her senior year at 𝘓𝘢𝘬𝘦𝘴𝘪𝘥𝘦 𝘏𝘪𝘨𝘩 and serves as a leader on the 𝘓𝘢𝘬𝘦𝘴𝘪𝘥𝘦 𝘝𝘢𝘳𝘴𝘪𝘵𝘺 𝘝𝘰𝘭𝘭𝘦𝘺𝘣𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘵𝘦𝘢𝘮!

She loves that being part of the volleyball team has given her a chance to give back to her community through activities such as mentoring younger players or volunteering at the local food pantry. 🙌
👏 Give a 𝘸𝘢𝘳𝘮 𝘏𝘰𝘵 𝘚𝘱𝘳𝘪𝘯𝘨𝘴 𝘸𝘦𝘭𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘦 to Lindsey Wright Roddy (lindsey.trg.broker) of 𝗧𝗮𝘆𝗹𝗼𝗿 𝗥𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝘆 𝗚𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗽! TRG is opening their third branch right here in Hot Springs, headed up by Lindsey!

👩‍💼 For Lindsey, over 12 years of experience in sales and retail translated well to a career in real estate. With 𝘦𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘺𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘭 𝘦𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘵𝘦 now under her belt, she can offer plenty of knowledge on various topics!

📖 Flip to page 33 of your July issue to learn how to get in touch with Lindsey and solicit her expert advice!

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Ever heard the expression, 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘤𝘢𝘯'𝘵 𝘱𝘶𝘵 𝘢 𝘱𝘳𝘪𝘤𝘦 𝘰𝘯 𝘱𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘮𝘪𝘯𝘥? 😌

📇 Well, you can put a name to it! 𝗔𝗱𝘃𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝗧𝗶𝘁𝗹𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗘𝘀𝗰𝗿𝗼𝘄 will make buying land a breeze. Fun fact: the company just celebrated their 𝙩𝙚𝙣 𝙮𝙚𝙖𝙧 𝙖𝙣𝙣𝙞𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙨𝙖𝙧𝙮! They look forward to serving the Hot Springs community for another decade. 

🏡 𝗔𝗱𝘃𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝗧𝗶𝘁𝗹𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗘𝘀𝗰𝗿𝗼𝘄 is dedicated to providing customers with a stress-free experience. Trust the pros to cover everything from title insurance to developer services so you can 𝘤𝘭𝘰𝘴𝘦 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘧𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦!

🚗 Visit them today at one of their six locations throughout 𝙉𝙤𝙧𝙩𝙝𝙬𝙚𝙨𝙩 𝘼𝙧𝙠𝙖𝙣𝙨𝙖𝙨, 𝘾𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙧𝙖𝙡 𝘼𝙧𝙠𝙖𝙣𝙨𝙖𝙨, 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙍𝙞𝙫𝙚𝙧 𝙑𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙚𝙮!

𝗔𝗱𝘃𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝗧𝗶𝘁𝗹𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗘𝘀𝗰𝗿𝗼𝘄
📍𝟰𝟯𝟮𝟴 𝗖𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗹 𝗔𝘃𝗲 𝗦𝘂𝗶𝘁𝗲 𝗞, 𝗛𝗼𝘁 𝗦𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴𝘀 𝗔𝗥. 𝟳𝟭𝟵𝟭𝟯
📞 𝟱𝟬𝟭-𝟮𝟮𝟲-𝟰𝟵𝟳𝟮
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🥁 𝘋𝘳𝘶𝘮𝘳𝘰𝘭𝘭 𝘱𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘦! 

Meet 𝙈𝙞 𝘾𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙘𝙚𝙣𝙙𝙤, the thoroughly thrilling Thoroughbred! 🐎 Owners Ed and Linda Fisher have plenty of racing horses, but Mi Crescendo has a special place in their hearts. 

📖 Turn to page 26 in your July issue to learn all about Mi Crescendo's budding racing career, and some fun facts about raising racehorses! 

 🙌 Thank you to @campdiggitydog for supporting this month's 𝘗𝘳𝘦𝘤𝘪𝘰𝘶𝘴 𝘗𝘦𝘵 article! Our trusted sponsors make it possible for readers to receive 𝙎𝙩𝙧𝙤𝙡𝙡 𝙇𝙖𝙠𝙚𝙨𝙞𝙙𝙚 𝘼𝙧𝙚𝙖 (also known as Lakeside District Living) each month!

📣 Do you have a four-legged friend you think would be perfect for a feature in our publication? 𝐒𝐞𝐧𝐝 𝐢𝐧𝐟𝐨 𝐭𝐨 𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐲.𝐦𝐞𝐭𝐜𝐚𝐥𝐟@𝐧𝟐𝐩𝐮𝐛.𝐜𝐨𝐦!

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𝘚𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘦 𝘣𝘳𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘭𝘪𝘬𝘦 𝘢 𝘥𝘪𝘢𝘮𝘰𝘯𝘥 💎 In the July edition of 𝙎𝙩𝙧𝙤𝙡𝙡 𝙇𝙖𝙠𝙚𝙨𝙞𝙙𝙚 𝘼𝙧𝙚𝙖 (also known as Lakeside District Living), Terri Socha of 𝗗𝗶𝗮𝗺𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗲 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗻𝘁𝗿𝘆 𝗖𝗹𝘂𝗯 describes the meaning behind the club's name!

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𝙄𝙩'𝙨 𝙖 𝙜𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙩 𝙙𝙖𝙮 𝙩𝙤 𝙜𝙞𝙫𝙚 𝙗𝙖𝙘𝙠! 📖 Read on to find out how your neighbors are making a positive change in the community 👇

👩‍🏫 Since 1983, 𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙇𝙞𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙖𝙘𝙮 𝘾𝙤𝙪𝙣𝙘𝙞𝙡 𝙤𝙛 𝙂𝙖𝙧𝙡𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝘾𝙤𝙪𝙣𝙩𝙮 (@literacycouncilgarlandcounty) has offered adults in Garland free tutoring. In the decades since, their services have expanded from help with reading to a wide variety of subjects!

📝 The Council's goal is to achieve a 100% 𝙡𝙞𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙖𝙘𝙮 𝙧𝙖𝙩𝙚 in the community. Under the guidance of 𝘦𝘹𝘦𝘤𝘶𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘦 𝘥𝘪𝘳𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘰𝘳 𝘚𝘢𝘳𝘢𝘩 𝘙𝘪𝘤𝘩𝘢𝘳𝘥𝘴𝘰𝘯, student enrollment has gone up 458%! 🤯

👉 Check out page 29 in the July issue of 𝙎𝙩𝙧𝙤𝙡𝙡 𝙇𝙖𝙠𝙚𝙨𝙞𝙙𝙚 𝘼𝙧𝙚𝙖 (also known as Lakeside District Living) to find out how you can volunteer as a tutor and get involved!

📸: @literacycouncilgarlandcounty

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