Every year in the U.S., an average of 37 children die after suffering heat strokes from being left in hot cars, according to KidsAndCars.org, equal to one child every nine days.
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The Southeast Arkansas Human Resources and Safety Committee will host a seminar on “Educating Hourly Employees in Safety” at Pine Bluff.
The International Paper/Evergreen Packaging Retirees won’t meet in July because of the Independence Day holiday. Meetings will resume in August.
Pine Bluff Transit will offer free rides from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, July 1, on all routes. The event is in observance of Customer Appreciation Day.
The Arkansas Bar Association and Arkansas Bar Foundation honored Eugene Hunt with the Hunt Law Firm in Pine Bluff.
Editor’s Note: “The Economic Development Side” originally appears in the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce’s weekly member e-newsletter. It is written by Rhonda Dishner, the Economic Development Alliance’s executive assistant.
The Pine Bluff and West Pine Bluff Rotary Clubs will hold two joint meetings at the Pine Bluff Country Club.
Bryan Barnhouse recently joined Arkansas Research Alliance as vice president. Barnhouse will be based in Little Rock and will initially focus on the growing partnership between ARA and the National Center for Toxicological Research at Jefferson.
The Interested Citizens for Voter Registration Inc. has become a community affiliate network for the Center for Neighborhood Enterprise/Stand Together Community Affiliates Network.
Last Resort Firearms Training will host two free educational presentations for the public at the agency’s classroom, 4220 Gravel Pit Road near White Hall.