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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

UAPB alumni to meet

The Pine Bluff/Jefferson County University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff/AM&N alumni chapter will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 12. The event will be held at the National Alumni Association House on Watson Boulevard.

Tying ties

Volunteers from the Jefferson County Young Professionals Network spent time with the 2016 Junior Leadership Pine Bluff class teaching them how to tie neckties. According to the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce, the session was held prior to the Junior Leadership graduation ceremony May 12. Special to The Commercial

Guild #3 OES, PHA donation

Pine Bluff Guild #3 Order of the Eastern Star and PHA makes a summer donation to the Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas. On June 23, the groups presented 10 fans to the agency. Participants during the presentation were from left, Area Agency spokeswoman Carolyn Ferguson, and guild members Royal Advisor, the Rev. Sylvester Redix, Princess Captain Mary Williams, and not pictured Secretary Patricia Jones. Special to The Commercial

Arts center slates Family FunDay

The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., will host its free 2nd Saturday Family FunDay from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, July 9. The program will feature 2-D cameo silhouette and 3-D printing.