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Wednesday, November 09, 2005

EVENT NOTEBOOK>> November 19, 2005

Center has free classes for canned food drive

The Jacksonville Community Center is hosting “Get Fit to Gobble,” a free way for non-members of the community center to try out Land Group classes until Nov. 18. The classes will be free for two cans of food or non-perishable items. These items will be given to one of the food pantries in Jacksonville for the Thanksgiving holiday. A class list can be picked up at the community center.
For more information, call 982-4171.

Single Parent Scholarship applications available

Scholarship applications are available for single parents residing in Lonoke County who want to pursue their post-secondary education in the spring 2006 semester. To qualify for a scholarship an applicant must be a single parent with custodial care of a child under the age of 18, be a resident of Lonoke County, have a low or moderate income and be enrolled in a career-directed course of study leading to a diploma from an accredited institution of higher learning. Applications may be picked up at Central Arkansas Development Council (CADC) at 117 E. Front St. in Lonoke, Department of Human Services in Lonoke, Lonoke County Health Office in Cabot and the library in England. Applications must be returned to the CADC office by Tuesday, Nov. 22.
For more information call, CADC at 676-0019 or 800-406-5562.

Family breakfast slated

The South Bend Firefighters Association will host a county-wide family breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Station 1, located at 4414 Hwy. 294. The public is invited.

NARFE will meet

The Jacksonville Chapter No. 1597 of National Active and Retired Federal Employees will host its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Western Sizzlin restaurant in Jacksonville. The speaker will be Jacksonville Mayor Tommy Swaim.

Pathfinder fund-raiser

Pathfinder Inc. of Jacksonville is having a fund-raiser by giving away a trip for two to Hot Springs. The prize includes a two-night stay at the Arlington Hotel, massages, thermal baths and a carriage ride. Also included is dinner for two at Coy’s Steakhouse, a meal for two at Granny’s Kitchen and a meal for two at the hotel. For more information contact (501) 533-6363.