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Little Rock Marathon prices go up Oct. 31

Little Rock Marathon prices go up Oct. 31

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – The cost to enter the Little Rock Marathon will soon be a little bit more expensive.

A spokesperson for the marathon said online fees will be at Marathon - $90, Half Marathon - $65, 10K - $30, 5K Fun Run - $25, and Little Rockers - $20 through midnight on Oct. 31. After that, prices will go up.

From Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, fees will be Marathon - $95, Half Marathon - $70, 10K - $35, 5K Fun Run - $25, and Little Rockers - $20 . And, from Jan. 1 to Feb. 21, fees will be Marathon - $100, Half Marathon - $75, 10K - $40, 5K Fun Run - $30, and Little Rockers - $25.

Other deadlines for the marathon include Dec. 31 being the last day to get personalized race number (this is for marathon and half-marathon only) and Jan. 15 being the last day for corral seeding (Find out what that is:  http://on.kthv.com/1f4sejA).

Project Hope: Community Outreach Ministry and Gospel Fest Fundraiser

Project Hope:  Community Outreach Ministry and Gospel Fest Fundraiser

We are inviting the community to come out and show your support for those who loss so much and need our support!  Storm Sandy has effected so many lives not just in Oklahoma, but also in Arkasas too and we want to reach out and give a helping hand. 

On Saturday, August 3, 2013 at Saracen Landing from 4pm – 7pm, the African Methodist Episcopal Churches of the Pine Bluff/Helena District will host a city-wide Community Outreach Ministry and Gospel Fest Fundraiser event to support Oklahoma Tornado and Arkansas Flood victims. 

Chili's hosts statewide fundraiser to help rebuild Goodwill in Searcy

Chili's hosts statewide fundraiser to help rebuild Goodwill in Searcy

WHAT: Chili's Grill & Bar locations in Arkansas are banding together to raise funds for the Goodwill in Searcy that burned down in March. The donations will go toward rebuilding Goodwill, so the organization can continue to assist those in need and provide jobs in the Searcy community. Throughout the evening Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Chili’s will donate 10 percent of food, beverage and To Go sales to help support this cause.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 26, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.                                           

WHERE: All Chili’s Grill & Bar locations in Arkansas

Coffee with the Chiefs scheduled for June 4

Coffee with the Chiefs scheduled for June 4

The Interested Citizens for Voter Registration, Inc. (ICVR) Coffee with the Chiefs is scheduled for June 4, 2013 at the Gardens Assisted Living Davis Life Center located 6814 South Hazel Street in Pine Bluff. Jefferson County Judge Dutch King will address members of the clergy and community.

Coffee with the Chiefs provides an opportunity for members of law enforcement and fire safety officials to interact with clergy leaders in an effort to exchange information and ideas for reducing crime, arson, and other safety issues in Pine Bluff.

Cupcake fundraiser to benefit American Cancer Society

Cupcake fundraiser to benefit American Cancer Society

The City of Pine Bluff will support the American Cancer Society by having a program on May 22, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. on the front lawn of the Civic Center Complex and by having a cupcake fundraiser to help raise funds; so that the American Cancer Society can go another 100 years saving lives.  We invite the public to come out and support us on this momentous occasion. 

As the official sponsor of birthdays, the American Cancer Society knows how important every birthday can be.  That means the American Cancer Society here in Jefferson County wants to see more and more people surviving cancer and celebrating more and more birthdays. That’s actually a birthday wish.

Oak Park offers sumer programs, food for kids

Oak Park offers sumer programs, food for kids

Oak Park Church is a site for free breakfast and lunch this summer for all children of all ages. They are offering breakfast at 10 a.m. and lunch at 1:00 p.m., Monday - Friday from June 3 - August 16.

Doors open at 9:30 p.m. for morning enrichment, providing a safe place for fun, education and spiritual fitness for the children while out of classes. They are also seeking volunteers to assist throughout the summer. Volunteers must past background check and participate in training in child safety and the rules and regulations for the food distribution.

Oak Park Church of the Nazarene, 2400 W. 31st Ave, has been in the community since 1933 when it was First Church of the Nazarene. Today it is still a viable community asset that seeks reach out to the community today. There are many changes happening and many more to happen so that Oak Park will not just be a church in the community but a community church!