Mt. Carmel to open pantry, host health event


Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, 900 Grant St., announces dates for its food pantry opening and a health fair.

The pantry will be open from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday and Tuesday. To pick up food, participants must bring a picture I.D. and proof of income.

Also starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, the church will offer blood pressure and glucose screenings and a doctor, dietitian and nutritionist will be available. The health event is sponsored in part by a grant through the Pine Bluff Area Foundation, an affiliate of the Arkansas Community Foundation.