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• EACC presents the Platters, Original Cornell Gunter’s Coasters and the Drifters –
Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Ticket packages available online at www.eacc. edu or by calling 870-6334480, ext. 352.
• Crittenden County Community Garden Seed Swap – Saturday, Feb. 23 at Angels Way Baptist Church from 9
a.m. until noon.
• Divine Gateway Ministries – Community Feeding Saturday, Feb. 23 from 11 a.m. til 3 p.m. at 1619 E.
Broadway, West Memphis.
• Pi Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Celebrating 111th Founders Day – Sunday, Feb.
24 at 3 p.m. at Bethel A.M.E.
Church at 535 E. Barton, West Memphis. Keynote speaker will be Dr. Angela Davis of AMD Family Dentistry. A reception will follow the program.
• 72nd Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet–
Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at Southland Park Gaming and Racing Starting Gate Event Center. Guest speaker Alex Holland, Lead Community Planner, McClure Engineering
• Crowley’s Ridge Development Council (CRDC) County Wide Meeting –
Tuesday, Feb. 26 at I Am A Part MB Church, 600 Vanderbilt, West Memphis.
Everyone is invited to attend, especially pastors and church finance committee members.
Sponsored by the Crittenden County Christian Coalition, Dr. C. W. Campbell, president. For more information call 870-206-5191.
• AARP Driver Safety Class – will be held on Thursday, Feb. 28 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. at East Arkansas Family Health Center. The cost for members is $15 and you should bring your red and white AARP Membership card. The cost for non-members is $20. At the end of the class participants will be given a Certificate to take to their insurance company to receive a discount on their automobile insurance. For more information contact Tamara Hood at 870-636-2418.
• Memphis Herb Society –
is now seeking applications for its 2019 Herban Renewal grant program. The herb society annually awards small grants to nonprofit organizations that plan to use herbs in beautification and educational projects. Recipients of the grants agree to make a presentation of their project at a meeting of the society.
Schools, libraries, churches, garden clubs etc. are encouraged to apply. To get an application, send an email requesting an application form tomhsherbanrenewal@gmail.
com. To be considered for a grant, completed applications must be received by March 5.
• West Memphis Lions Club Annual Pancake Breakfast – Tuesday, March 26 at the VFW, 406 S. Avalon St., West Memphis. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased from any Lions Club member or contact C. Ross at 901568-7218 or Fred Leonard at State Farm.
• Crittenden Youth Theatre’s Big Bad Auditions – Thursday through Saturday, March 29-30 at MPAC.
• The West Memphis Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) – is soliciting public comments concerning the upcoming FY 2020 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP). This initial comment period will end on April 1, 2019. The purpose of the UPWP is to identify all transportation related planning activities that will be undertaken during the project year July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020.
Through this program, the local transportation planning process provides a series of work tasks and relates these to the overall comprehensive planning process. Please contact the MPO at 796 West Broadway, West Memphis, AR 72301. If you would like to review the current FY 2018 UPWP or if you have comments or questions concerning the transportation planning process. Telephone No. 870735-8148; Fax No. 870-7358158. E-mail: BCE@sbcglobal.net. This document may also be reviewed at the MPO’s web site at wmats.org and the following locations: West Memphis City Hall, 205 South Redding, West Memphis; Office of the Crittenden County Judge, Court House, Marion; Marion City Hall, 14 Military Rd., Marion; Public Library, Oliver at Avalon, West Memphis; Sunset City Hall, 300 Hwy. 77 Bypass, Marion; and Woolfolk Library, 100 Currie, Marion.
• Free Tax Preparation West Memphis Public Library – Open until mid April when tax season is over, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on a first come, first served basis.
For appointments call Yvonne Howard at 901-433-4334.
• Dunbar Creative Learning Center – Now Accepting New Applications “Infant and Toddler Program” Ages 6 weeks to 36 months, 320 Lee Street, Earle (behind the church). Open Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Drop-Ins Welcome. State Licensed, C.P.R. Certified. All meals included, experienced care givers. DCC/CCDF Voucher and Self Pay Accepted. For more information call Mrs. Sharla
• Woolfolk Public Library Story Hour – Come enjoy stories, crafts and a snack at the library, 100 N.
Currie St., Marion every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.
• Al-Anon & Alateen meetings – Mondays at 8 p.m. and Wednesdays at 8 p.m. at 1233 Park Drive, West Memphis.
Call 870-635-9155. Go to www.ar.al-anon.alateen.org.
• Edmondson Councilmembers Meeting – Meeting permanently changed to 9 a.m. every 2nd Monday of the month.