Leader Blues

Tuesday, January 16, 2007

EVENTS>>Winter 2007

Jacksonville’s Chamber of Commerce will have its 59th annual dinner and silent auction at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the conference center on Little Rock Air Force Base.
Gary McDonald of FutureFuel Chemical Co. will be the guest speaker.
Tickets are $32 per person or $256 for a table of eight. For a $5 chance, those who attend will have the opportunity to win a Richard DeSpain limited print. For more information or to obtain tickets, call the chamber at 982-1511.

Lieut. Kelly George, Miss Arkansas USA, will be the guest speaker at the Cabot Lions Club meeting at noon on Thursday at Funtastic in Cabot. George is a second lieutenant and deputy chief of public affairs for the 314th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base.
George is scheduled to present her topic of service, discussing the importance of volunteerism and serving the community.

The Jacksonville Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group will be meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at Rebsamen Medical Center in the Education Building. This group provides caregivers with a private session for personal questions to professional advisors and seasoned caregivers. Interested participants can share ideas and express concerns in order to gain helpful information. For more information contact Priscilla Pittman at 224-0021 or Col. Norman at 912-0614.

General Robert E. Lee’s Birthday and Celebration is set for Jan. 20 in Cabot. The celebration starts at 9 a.m. The parade starts at 1 p.m. at 1113 South Second Street and ends at 401 South Second Street, in Cabot. Call E.J. Hart at 501-743-8315.
There will be a celebration and parade in Cabot Jan. 20 for General Robert E. Lee’s 200th birthday. For more information call E.J. Hart at 501-743-8315.

On Jan. 27 the Miss Sweetheart Pageant will be held at the Beebe Auditorium. The pageant is sponsored by the Beebe Reach program and is a fundraiser for students to travel to New York city in May.
First, second, and third place winners will be awarded in each division. In addition, a Most Photogenic award will be awarded for each age division. Age divisions for the pageant are: 0 - 12 months, 13-23 months, 2 - 3 years, 4 - 5 years, 1st - 2nd grade, 3rd - 4th grade, 5th -6th grade, 7th - 8th grade, 9th - 10th grade and 11th-12th grade.
Cost for pageant entry is $25 with an additional $10 for those participating in the photogenic competition. Those interested in participating in the pageant may pick up applications at any Beebe School office, Beebe’s Central Office, or they may be mailed upon request by contacting Lorrie Welch Belew at 501-231- 9085 or Karla Tarkington at 501-882-5463. All entries must be received by Friday, Jan. 19.

Sherwood will have a Keep Sherwood Beautiful certification campaign at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bill Harmon Recreation Center. Call 835-7600 for more informaiton.