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Brookshire’s donates to Boys and Girls Club

Brookshire’s annual golf tournament benefiting children’s charities donated $4,500 to the Boys and Girls Club of Jefferson County on Aug. 4 to support Project Learn Program. This program focuses on academics, emphasizing math and literacy. The club will be able to purchase supplies to continue to provide members with the academics needed to be successful, a spokesman said. Participants during the check presentation were James Britt, Boys and Girls Club area manager; Jeffrey Pulliam, board president of the club; Nyeshia Aldridge, club CEO; Daniel Vallance, store director of Brookshire’s on Camden Road; and Barbara Rhinehart, club secretary. (Special to The Commercial)

Grace Willing Workers met July 9

“The Sunshine Girls” of Grace Willing Workers met July 9 at Relyance Bank Branch in White Hall’s meeting room. The meeting was called to order by President Bettye Johnson. She welcomed members and guests, Bobbie Guernsy and Betty Marks .

Downtown Development receives grant

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program recently awarded Pine Bluff Downtown Development a $1,000 downtown revitalization grant. The presentation included, from left, Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin, Department of Arkansas Heritage Director Stacy Hurst, Downtown Development Director Joy Blankenship, Roy Ferrell and Main Street Arkansas Director Greg Phillips. (Special to The Commercial)

Woods, Billingsley to wed

Joesett Elisabeth Woods and Jeffrey Edward Billingsley will be united in marriage at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 8, 2015 at Watson Chapel Baptist Church in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Bro. Josh Blevins will be officiating the ceremony.