Jack Robey Junior High School hosted a Ladies and Lords Lock-In Celebration as a culminating event of the Saturday Scholars Initiative recently.
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The Family Community Development Corp., 1001 N. Palm St., will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 26.
Greater Ward Chapel AME Church, 3700 W. Sixth Ave., will open its pantry to hand out food boxes from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 31.
Southern Arkansas University has named students who made 4.0 grade point averages to qualify for the President’s List following the spring 2016 semester. Students from this area include:
The Covenant Recovery Craft Show will be held at Saracen Landing during the Farmers Market opening celebration starting at 6 a.m. Saturday, June 4.
State disaster recovery centers are opening in Desha, Chicot and Ashley counties to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by the severe storms March 8-13.
The Jefferson County Republican County Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at Larry’s Pizza, 7401 Dollarway Road, at White Hall.
The Ivy Center for Education will meet from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, at Faith Presbyterian Church, 913 University Drive. Details will be shared concerning the College Tour/Cultural Enrichment Trip June 5-16. Students will share their accomplishments, honors and awards for the 2015/16 school year.
Arkansas Printing Co., 3004 S. Midland Drive, will host the Pine Bluff Small Business Association from 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 25.
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.