• Auction at Avondale —
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The Avondale Ladies’ Auxiliary will be conducting its annual auction, Monday, Oct. 21 at 1001 Balfour, West Memphis. Everyone is welcome
will follow at 6:30 p.m.
Organizers say there will be plenty of art and crafts geared toward Chrismas. Christian fellowship and plenty of food
for all to enjoy.
• Crittenden County NAACP Meeting — The Crittenden County chapter of the NAACP has invited West Memphis Mayor Marco Mc-Clendon as well as Assistant Police Chief Robert Langston to its next regular meeting on Monday, Oct. 21, beginning at 6 p.m. The meeting will be hld at 812 E. Broadway. The public is invited.
• Hullabaloo 2019 — Marion United Methodist Church presents Hullabaloo, on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 81 Old Military Rd., in Marion. Games, petting zoo, facepainting, silent auction, concessions, arts & crafts, and more.
Barbecue butts ($30), chicken halves ($6) and pork loin ($20) sales are on sale now.
For more information call MUMC at (870) 739-3434.
• ‘A Night of Hope, Faith & Courage’ — There will be a breast cancer awareness event and fundraiser for Stephenie Hamlet, who is currently fighting stage 4 metastatic breast cancer, on Saturday, Oct. 26, beginning at 5 p.m. at the L.R. Jackson Youth Activity Center, 405 South 25th St.
The event is called “A Night of Hope Faith and Courage: Celebrating Conquering Breast Cancer.” There will be vendors, as well as a speaker from Baptist Cancer Center.
Anone who would like to contact Hamlet can do so by calling 870-514-2427 or email at [email protected]
com Tickets are $5. There will be free food, local talent and information about breast caner. Proceeds will benefit Stephenie Hamlet in her cost for medical expenses.
• Fall Festival — At First United Methodist Church of West Memphis, 215 N.
Missouri St., in West Memphis. Games, prizes, food, bounce house, balloon animals, face painting. $5 a person ($20 max per family), for all food and activities, plus a FREE Trunk-Or-Treat for all! Sunday, Oct.
27, 5 to 7 p.m.
• “Trunk Or Treat” — At Marion First Baptist Church, fun for the whole family, Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Everyone from the community is invited, 2137 Hwy. 77, in Marion. Free candy, fun and games, more!
• Medical Resource Seminar — A special community event is set for Friday, Nov.
8, hosted by PremierChoice In-Home Care, 302 Main St., Hughes. The event will be a community resource and information program for medical services. The public is invited to the event which begins at 9 a.m. and lasts until 1 p.m. The event wil be held at the Eastgate Apartment Community Room. For furtrher information contact Sandra Cummings at 870735-4411.
• Civil Air Patrol — Civil Air Patrol meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the ASU Aviation Technical Center, 737 Taxiway Drive, in West Memphis. Young people ages 12 and up can join the cadet program. Adults are needed to support the cadet program and emergency service operations. For more information contact Lt. Col. Larry Webster at (870) 225-6849 or at [email protected]
• 40 & 8 Club — Steak night Wednesdays. Fish fry every third Friday of the month at 152 Legion Road, West Memphis. 735-0866.
• Families in Transition —
provides support groups for victims of domestic violence as well as teen dating violence. We also provide “Safe Dates” Adolescent Dating Abuse Prevention Curriculum to schools, youth groups and any organization focusing on youth ages 12 and up. If you are interested in attending a support group or participating in “Safe Dates”, please contact Nyya Denson at 870-732-4077. All services are provided free of charge through State and Federal funding.
• Global Academy USDA Food Program — Global Academy, Inc., located at 301 N. 7th St., in West Memphis, is participating in the USDA Food Program. Meals will be available at no charge or at a reduced rate to enrolled persons at the above location.
Eligibility is determined by income and household size.
For more infromation, call (870) 702-7530, or visit www. arkademia.org.
• Bethel AME Community Grant Program — Larry Banks, pastor of the Bethel AME Church, 2304 E. Barton Ave., was recently awarded the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant for the 2019-2020 school year by the U.S. Department of Education. Applications are now being accepted for a maximum of 100 students to participate in the program that will be held at Maddux Elementary School, 2100 E.
Barton Ave. Once the 100 positions are filled, all others will be placed on a standby list. Applications for children in grades 3, 4, 5 and 6 may be picked up at Bethel AME Church or at Maddux Elementary School during back to school registration.
The program director is Sheri Lowe and the site coordinator is Karmen McNutt.