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UAM holds Arbor Day observance

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Arkansas at Monticello planted a chinkapin oak tree at the center of campus recently in observance of Arbor Day, a nationally-celebrated observance that encourages tree planting and care.

ABATE District 20 sets meeting

Pine Bluff /Sheridan ABATE District 20 will meet at Delta Rivers Nature Center in Regional Park at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 5. All members and interested riders are invited to attend. Results of the May rummage sale will be discussed.

A day of pampering

The women of Whispering Knoll Assisted Living Facility are honored with a day of pampering services. Conducted May 6, the event featured services by a variety of agencies including makeup by Dillard’s cosmetics department associates, fingernails by Polished with a Purpose, photo shoot by GC Images/Greg Courteney Jr. photographer, gifts by New Birth Women’s Ministry, music by Melvin Crockett and Son and a presentation of roses as Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity serenaded the women. Families and friends also attended. (Special to The Commercial)

Good credit practices may prevent future debt problems

Young adults’ ability to manage their personal debt might be traceable to the guidance they received — or didn’t receive — from their parents. Parents who teach their children the basics of personal credit can influence their financial behavior when they go into the world on their own.

ICE wins gold at step competition

Male students from Pine Bluff, Watson Chapel and Dollarway high schools joined together to create (ICE) Individuals Concerning Education and recently won first place in The Borders step show at El Dorado. They competed against four collegiate teams.