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Guachoya features artists

Jeanetta Darley’s work on corn is among exhibits at the Guachoya Cultural Art Center at Lake Village. Guachoya will host work by artists Kellee Mayfield and Darley in an exhibit in August. A reception honoring them will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4. The public is invited to attend this free event. The exhibit will be on display until Tuesday, Aug. 30. Details: 870-265-6077. (Special to The Commercial)

Centers celebrate pageant winners

The 2016 King James Davidson and Queen Vicki White, seated, are honored after winning the pageant of the Garden Pointe, The Gardens and Whispering Knoll assisted living facilities. Guests included, left standing, Miss University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Ashleigh Tate and Miss UAPB Alumni Janice Roberts. The pageant was held July 13. After the pageant, the king and queen were honored with a limousine ride and dinner at Chili’s restaurant along with family and friends. Special to The Commercial

Watson Chapel Chamber Choir

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International hosts the Watson Chapel Chamber Choir which performed during a holiday party. The choir had a successful year under the direction of Angel Owen, a spokeswoman said. Choir members include: 6th (back) row, Isaiah Jones, Maurice Whittaker, Amy Vallery and Zach Barnes; 5th row: Brandon Thomas, Nathan Morgan and Carl Dunn; 4th row: Hauper-Kane Moorehead, Courtland Rucker, Kim Marcus, Morgan Monk and Ashante’ Singleton; 3rd row: Jallen Johnson, Nautica Harris, Christian Broughton, Dajah Robinson and J’tyra Wiley; 2nd row: Alexis Whitten, A’mydra Anderson, Reonnicka Kilgore and Sierra Cannon; 1st row: Mya Ware, Eboni Edwards, Rachel Lochmann, Destiny Qualls, Kadazha Barnes and director Angel Owen. (Special to The Commercial)

NARFE to meet June 27

The National Association of Retired Federal Employees Chapter 287 of Pine Bluff will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 27, in the Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center, 211 W. Third Ave.

Vera Lloyd’s new program to prepare youth for adulthood

Vera Lloyd Presbyterian Family Services is creating a model transition services program to prepare youth to become successful and productive adults after leaving Vera Lloyd’s children’s home in Monticello. The Walton Family Foundation recently awarded the agency a three-year $500,000 grant to support the program.