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Celebrate Mardi Gras New Orleans-style

Celebrate Mardi Gras New Orleans-style

PINE BLUFF, Ark. –  The Pine Bluff Community Children’s Choir will have its annual Community Mardi Gras Carnival.  This year's event will  be Tuesday, March 8, 5:30  - 8 p.m. in the  parish hall of St. Joseph’s Church at the corner of Sixth Ave.

HOPE community Coalition Spring Workshops

HOPE community Coalition  Spring Workshops

HOPE Community Coalition will host our "We Aim To Be Tobacco Free" Workshops on the third Saturday in the Months of March, April, May and June. The workshops are for youth ages 8-16 in Jefferson County, and will be held at St. Mark United Methodist Church 4229 W. 6th St. Pine Bluff, AR. 10am-2pm *Lunch Will Be Served*

Our workshop topics are: Tobacco's Health Effects, "The Hazards of Second Hand Smoke", "Risk and Consequences of Smoking" and "The Tobacco Media Trap"

For more information pleaase contact Mrs. Carol Mendenhall 870-872-3789 email camendenhall@yahoo.com

Camden Festival a part of history

Camden Festival a part of history

CAMDEN, Ark. – Join Camden as we Celebrate Spring at one of South Arkansas' largest and most beautiful events, the 18th annual Camden Daffodil Festival, March 11-12 in Beautiful Downtown Camden.

Join thousands from all around the region and nation at this unforgettable weekend for the entire family at the 2011 Daffodil Festival! Tour the amazing Daffodil Gardens, with over a million blossoms! Enjoy the rich History of South Arkansas with guided tours through Camden's famous museums, antebellum homes, and historical sites complete with costumed re-enactments.  Or shop ‘till your heart's content along the sidewalks of downtown Camden displaying a myriad of food, collectables, and crafts.

Stay for the entire weekend complete with the annual 5k run, Kiwanis-Pancake Breakfast, Arts and Crafts show & sale, Live Music acts and stage events.

Family Play day planned for Pines Mall

Family Play day planned for Pines Mall

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Jefferson County Arkansas Children Week Family Play Day will be Saturday, April 9 at the Former Stage Building at the Pines Mall.

This is the largest family play day event in the State of Arkansas for children’s week. A variety of family service providers were a part of the Arkansas Children’s Week Family Play Day Planning Team. They include Academy of Learning, Arkansas Delta Resource Center,   Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY),   Jefferson Comprehensive Care System, Inc.

Know your status with free prostate screening

Know your status with free prostate screening

PINE BLUFF, Ark. The Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation (APCF) will host a free prostate cancer education and screening event at the Watkin Chapel Missionary Baptist Church at 800 South Juniper in Pine Bluff on March 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Reservations are preferred.

The event will provide area men an opportunity to gather information about prostate cancer and services provided by the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation. APCF Executive Director Helen Baldwin said men will want to be educated about their risk and options regarding screening and treatment.

“Men who have a father, brother or son diagnosed with prostate cancer have a higher risk of diagnosis themselves,” Baldwin said.

Learn to expand your business network

Learn to expand your business network

PINE BLUFF, Ark. -- The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB)/Economic Research and Development Center and UAPB Business Support Incubator will collaborate with the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce to offer a FREE Arkansas Procurement Opportunities Pre-Conference Training Workshop Wednesday, March 9 from 8:30 am to 11:45 am.

Held at the Business Support Incubator located 615 South Main Street, the pre-conference training will get your company ready for business matchmaking. Doing business with the government, large corporations, and business-to-business has helped many small companies grow and develop. The conference team will teach small businesses how to fulfill eligibility requirements.

Raise money by "Cruising for Christ"

Raise money by "Cruising for Christ"

CAMDEN, Ark. -- Holly Springs Baptist Church will be hosting its "Cruising for Christ" event March 19 at Victory Church, located at 1283 Highway 278 Bypass in Camden. The cost is $15 per bike, plus $10 for an extra rider. Ride registration begins at 9 a.m.

Show registration is noon-1PM; the show ends at 4 p.m.  There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, boothes and music at the Bike Show Location. For more info or to pre-register call 678-3439. Proceeds go to support HSBC's local and international mission trips.