Mentor training scheduled Saturday

Pine Bluff CARES, an affiliate of the National CARES Mentoring Movement, will conduct mentor training from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Service Center, 211 West Third Ave. in Pine Bluff.

Mentors will receive training on the PEN OR PENCIL: Writing A New History curriculum. The Pen or Pencil curriculum will be deployed in participating area schools and other youth-serving organizations in Pine Bluff Jefferson County.

Mentoring applications will be available at the training for those who want to become mentors. Details: 870-536-7274 or