Through assistance and donations from the Southeast Arkansas Chapter of American Red Cross employees Michele Metott-Works and Stephanie Vardaman, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office collected fans for Jefferson County seniors.
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M.H. and Susan Bitely participate in the Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 67th annual Officers and Leaders Conference. (Jefferson County Farm Bureau members were among more than 500 people who attended July 20-21 in Hot Springs. Event highlights included comments from Arkansas Farm Bureau President Randy Veach of Manila, an update from Agriculture Secretary Wes Ward and a keynote address by Greg Peterson of the Peterson Farm Brothers, known for their song parodies about agriculture. (Special to The Commercial)
A back-to-school youth conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at the First Trinity Church of God in Christ annex building, 2900 W. Sixth Ave.
Simmons First Pine Bluff Toastmaster Club meets at 12:15 p.m. each Tuesday on the ground floor of the city hall next to the chambers.
Students from Dermott and Lakeside high schools attended an architecture camp at Louisiana State University’s School of Architecture this summer.
Planes flew into the wild blue yonder Saturday to help raise money to build an aviation museum at the Pine Bluff Regional Airport, Grider Field.
The Kiwanis Club of Pine Bluff will meet at noon Wednesday, Aug. 5, at the Pine Bluff Country Club. The speaker will be Nala Shepherd, a 2015 Arkansas Girls State delegate sponsored by Kiwanis.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Delta Omega Omega Chapter’s Connection Committee, will present a forum for school board candidates at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 25, at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center, 211 W. Third Ave.
The Progressive Women’s Association recently celebrated its 38th birthday with a salad luncheon as well as birthday cake and ice cream.