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Democratic women host event for seniors

The Jefferson County Democratic Women display door prizes they provided for residents at Whispering Knoll. The group also provided bingo for the seniors. Democratic Women participants included Gypsy Tuck, Margaret Alexander, Marilyn Smith, Lereatha Hamilton, Princella Gardner, Elaine Osburn and Mary Whiteaker. It was a small way for the group to say they love the residents and to thank the staff, a spokesman said. (Special to The Commercial)

DuBocage ABWA awards perfect attendance

The DuBocage Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association presents perfect attendance awards to, from left, Patsy Stone for 15 years; Donna Renfro, 10 years; Mary Coburn, three years; Marnelle Clement, nine years; and Kelly Ruggeri, one year. Coburn received the Chapter Perfect Attendance award. Diane Wilson made presentations at a recent meeting. (Special to The Commercial)

RSVP to observe 9/11

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Southeast Arkansas will sponsor a reading program during a National Day of Service honoring 9/11 Friday, Sept. 11.

Art league to host workshop Oct. 2

Caren Garner will conduct a workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Center, 211 W. Third Ave., according to Pat Sheffield, workshop chair of the Pine Bluff Art League. The fee is $50.

Jefferson County Extension Homemakers host picnic

Jo Ann Carr, president-elect, welcomed members and guests to the Jefferson County Extension Homemakers Family Picnic. The annual event was held at the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service. The room was decorated in a picnic atmosphere featuring Coca-Cola decor and fresh flowers picked from the Master Gardeners’ Garden.