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Progressive Women’s meet at WH museum

The Progressive Women’s Association met at the recently reopened White Hall Museum for its monthly meeting and luncheon. Louise LaGrone’s food group hostessed the luncheon, which featured barbecue pork sandwiches. The tables were decorated in a patriotic decor.

$500 book award offered for UAPB

The Eloquent Ladies Civic and Social Club of Pine Bluff, an affiliate of Colored Women’s Clubs Inc., is accepting applications for a $500 book award. The applicant must be a 2015 graduate of an accredited high school with a grade point of 2.5 or higher. The applicant must also plan to attend the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

Scholastic Honor’s Day held at the Governor’s Mansion

Two Watson Chapel graduates recently attended the Scholastic Honor’s Day at the Governor’s Mansion. The two that attended were Sarah Smith and Margaret Young. Sarah was the valedictorian for the Watson Chapel High School senior class. Sarah is the daughter of Scott and Tina Smith. Both parents and her two brothers, Austin and Alex Smith, were with her at this event. Margaret was one of the two salutatorians. She is the daughter of T.J. and Melissa Young. Her parents were beside her throughout this day. (Special to The Commercial)

Woods promoted by Brookshire’s

Leslie Woods, most recently a certified deli manager at the 2800 S. Hazel St. Brookshire’s grocery store in Pine Bluff, has been promoted to retail specialist for zone 5, which encompasses 27 stores in north-central and northeast Louisiana and all stores in Arkansas.