City to celebrate the Golden Lions

The city of Pine Bluff will honor the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Golden Lions Football Team and its winning season with a Golden Lion Championship Celebration at 7 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.

The event is free and open to the public event.

“We would like to extend our congratulations to the UAPB football team, coaches and administration for a job well done and invite the whole community to come out and join in the welcome home celebration….Go Lions,” Pine Bluff Mayor Carl A. Redus Jr. said in a news release.

Attendees are encouraged to wear Black and Gold. The convention center doors will open at 6 p.m.

Participants will be subject to a security search before entering the facility and should not have weapons, pepper spray, pets (with the exception of service animals), fireworks, scanners, bicycles, skateboards, roller blades or roller skates, alcohol or illegal drugs, excessive storage items (however diaper bags, small purses, small camera cases and fanny packs are allowed), laser pointers, umbrellas, balloons, flowers and inappropriate attire such as masks.

Details: call (870) 730-2000, extension 7.