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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)

Delta Academy, GEMS accepting applications

The Pine Bluff Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. is accepting applications for its 2015-2016 Delta Academy and GEMS (Growing & Empowering Myself Successfully) programs for girls 11 to 18 years old. The deadline to apply is Friday, Sept. 4.