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Foundation seeks grant proposals

The Arkansas Community Foundation is accepting grant proposals for programs that support education, libraries and the teaching/promotion of Arkansas history, according to Lawrence Fikes, executive director of Pine Bluff Area Community Foundation.

Hearin-Connolly post, auxiliary to meet

Hearin-Connolly American Legion Post and American Legion Auxiliary will hold a potluck dinner meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, at the American Legion Hut, 3200 S. Main St. Post and auxiliary meetings will follow. Veterans and their guests are welcome.

Foodbank to hold afterschool food programs

The Arkansas Foodbank will continue its sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Afterschool Feeding Program. For the 2015-2016 school year, the foodbank will sponsor several Kids Cafe sites, which provide free snacks and meals to low-income children.