The offices of the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce and Jefferson County Alliance for Jefferson County will close Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26-27, for the Thanksgiving holiday.
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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 Strachota Senior Center will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26-27, for the Thanksgiving holiday.
The Dollarway Neighborhood Watch Group will have its annual Christmas Party at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, at St. Luke Methodist Church, 32 School St.
MONTICELLO, AR — Superintendents, high school principals and counselors, and the directors of career and technical secondary education centers in Southeast Arkansas will meet Dec. 9 as part of a collaborative effort by the University of Arkansas at Monticello, area school districts and industries to change the economic outlook of the region.
This holiday season, the American Red Cross urges individuals to give something that means something — a blood or platelet donation. This simple, potentially lifesaving act can give patients in need another holiday season with loved ones.
In the holiday movie classic, “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” Clark Griswold sets out to create a good old-fashioned family Christmas. He lights the outside of his house with 25,000 twinkling lights, which at first fail to work (due to his faulty wiring) and then temporarily cause a citywide power shortage and wreak havoc for his neighbors.
Simmons First National Corp.’s board of directors has declared a regular $0.23-per-share quarterly cash dividend payable Jan. 1, 2016, to shareholders of record Dec. 15, 2015.
The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board has announced board members and officers for 2015-2016, including Sherrill native, Glynn Guenther, who was appointed to the board by Gov. Asa Hutchinson.
The West Pine Bluff Rotary Club meets at noon Thursdays at the Pine Bluff Country Club.