Before finishing his first short sentence, “This is a real honor,” Dr. Clifton Roaf’s voice faltered, then stopped — it was nearly impossible for anyone in the Chancellor’s Benefit for the Arts audience to miss his heart-felt emotion.
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The Alethea Club met recently in the home of Ann Adair. In keeping with the club’s theme for 2013-2014, “Lesser Known First Ladies,” Helen Campbell presented the fourth in the series, ‘Julia Dent Grant.’
The David O. Dodd Chapter 212 United Daughters of the Confederacy held its recent chapter meeting in the home of Sandy Poore of Pine Bluff.
The Pine Bluff Branch of the National Association of University Women recently held its Winter Membership Drive.
This is a listing of activities of interest to residents of Southeast Arkansas. Anyone who would like to submit entries for consideration may do so in writing to the Entertainment Calendar, P.O. Box 6469, Pine Bluff, Ark., 71611. Since all activities are subject to change, it would be wise to confirm the activity with the sponsoring organization.
The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., will host its monthly music series, Live@5, from 5-7 p.m. Friday, featuring the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Jazz Ensemble.
Here is a partial list of volunteer opportunities in the community:
Members and guests of the Progressive Women’s Association met recently at the Relyance Bank White Hall branch for their monthly meeting and luncheon.
Author Cathy L. Young, a native of Pine Bluff, recently received recognition on her novel “Grandma’s Rose”. Young sent sample chapters, along with other important information, to Maya Angelou’s president.
The White Hall Noon Lions Club will hold its monthly meeting at noon Thursday at the Lighthouse Restaurant in White Hall.