EVENTS >> October 12, 2005
There will be an AARP Driver Safety Program on October 19 and 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at First Arkansas Bank and Trust, 600 W. Main Street, in Jacksonville. The cost is $10 per person and attendance both days is required to complete the course. Interested participants may call 985-4068 for reservations or further information.
Another class will be held from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20 and Friday, Oct. 21 in the Health Education building of Rebsamen Medical Center. Arkansas law requires auto insurance carriers to offer a discount to qualified graduates, age 55 and older, of approved courses such as this one. Policyholders should contact their carriers for more information. A $10 fee for course materials will be charged and attendance both nights is required. All materials will be given. To register call Dick Wolfe at 988-4844.
Russell Cellular promoting safety awareness
Russell Cellular Satellite is promoting October as Safety Awareness Month and from Monday, Oct. 17 to Saturday, Oct. 22, ear buds will be given to anyone with a commercial driver’s license.
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 22, which is Morgan Amber Nick Day, parents can get ‘Have You Seen This Child?’ photos.
For more information, contact Leann or Jenny at 985-1400.
Retired federal employees plan meeting Thursday
The Jacksonville Chapter No. 1597 of NARFE (National Active and Retired Federal Employees) will host its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Western Sizzlin in Jacksonville.
Speaker will be Becky Griffith from Blue Cross Blue Shield.