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DuBocage ABWA meets, names officers

The DuBocage Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association met recently at the Pine Bluff Country Club. The new slate of officers were installed: Allison Yaney, president; Patsy Stone, vice president; Pam Lohnes, recording and corresponding secretary; and Suzanne Archer, treasurer.

Lake Village 1986 class reunion set

Lakeside High School Class of 1986 at Lake Village will hold its 30th reunion Sept. 2-3. Reunion fees are $75 and due by Aug. 15. The fees include two dinners and a T-shirt, however this doesn’t include the classmates only brunch, a spokesman said.

Audubon Society visit Arkansas Post

Three Rivers Audubon Society members host an annual picnic at Arkansas Post National Memorial. Thirty-five species of birds were observed, including a male Tanager that sang for about 30 minutes. A bald eagle nest containing one adult and two fledglings was observed through a spotting scope. Other interesting sightings were two Purple Gallinules, an Anhinga and three alligators. Special to The Commercial

UAPB alumni to meet

The Pine Bluff/Jefferson County University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff/AM&N alumni chapter will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 12. The event will be held at the National Alumni Association House on Watson Boulevard.

Tying ties

Volunteers from the Jefferson County Young Professionals Network spent time with the 2016 Junior Leadership Pine Bluff class teaching them how to tie neckties. According to the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce, the session was held prior to the Junior Leadership graduation ceremony May 12. Special to The Commercial

Guild #3 OES, PHA donation

Pine Bluff Guild #3 Order of the Eastern Star and PHA makes a summer donation to the Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas. On June 23, the groups presented 10 fans to the agency. Participants during the presentation were from left, Area Agency spokeswoman Carolyn Ferguson, and guild members Royal Advisor, the Rev. Sylvester Redix, Princess Captain Mary Williams, and not pictured Secretary Patricia Jones. Special to The Commercial

Arts center slates Family FunDay

The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., will host its free 2nd Saturday Family FunDay from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, July 9. The program will feature 2-D cameo silhouette and 3-D printing.