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Centers celebrate pageant winners

The 2016 King James Davidson and Queen Vicki White, seated, are honored after winning the pageant of the Garden Pointe, The Gardens and Whispering Knoll assisted living facilities. Guests included, left standing, Miss University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Ashleigh Tate and Miss UAPB Alumni Janice Roberts. The pageant was held July 13. After the pageant, the king and queen were honored with a limousine ride and dinner at Chili’s restaurant along with family and friends. Special to The Commercial

HYPE hosts youth crime prevention summit

Helping Young People Excel (HYPE), a youth mentorship program at Pine Bluff, welcomed more than 100 people to the fourth annual Summer Palooza & Youth Crime Prevention Summit June 25. The program focused on education, public safety and family awareness.

2016 Junior Leadership Pine Bluff

The 2016 Junior Leadership Pine Bluff class a completes successful year. Members learned more about the city and enjoyed many enriching activities, according to the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce. Twenty five 10th-grade students participated from schools in the county including Dollarway, Pine Bluff, Ridgway Christian, Watson Chapel and White Hall. Graduation was held May 12. Special to The Commercial