Sgt. Whitney Murray, assistant warehouse chief, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, assembles a box during a volunteer event at The Angel’s Depot in Vista, Calif., Dec. 6. All donations go to improving the quality of life for senior citizens. Murray, 24, is from Pine Bluff. (Photo by U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Emmanuel Ramos)
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The Arkansas Blood Institute and Jefferson Regional Medical Center are partnering for a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, in JRMC South Classrooms 2 and 3.
Because of the inclement weather, the Gould Organizing Project has rescheduled its annual holiday dinner for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17.
Central Presbyterian Church is holding a gift-wrapping fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, and Saturday, Dec. 21, at the church’s youth/activities building, 6300 Trinity Drive.
Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 1801 S. Indiana St., will open its food pantry at 7 a.m. Saturday.
Students at Ridgway Christian School collected 146 boxes for Operation Christmas Child.
Throughout his career in the logging and forestry industry, James Wilson of Rison has always looked for opportunities to increase efficiency — operationally and financially — and help others do the same.
The Delta Network Food Bank’s Helping Hands Operation giveaway will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.
Santa’s big red mailbox is back at Saracen Landing.
Bryson Matthew Hardin of Pine Bluff recently won the preschool category in The Bailey Agency School of Fashion photo contest. He received a $75 gift card and was featured on The Bailey Agency School of Fashion website. The Bailey Agency School of Fashion is a full-service fashion and modeling school created bymodel and actress Cynthia Bailey.