Reminder for parents who have school age children: Please schedule immunization appointments with the Union County Health Unit. Call 870-863-5101. Kindergarten students must have all required immunizations. Students who will be 11 years old by September 1, 2015 must have the TDAP shot. All 7th grade students and students 16 years old by September 1, 2015 must have the meningococcal vaccine. The first day of school for most Union County Schools is August 17.
TURNING POINT - Violence Intervention Program - SUPPORT GROUPS
Date: Every Tuesday
Location: 900 East First, El Dorado, AR
Time: 1 p.m.
This group will address topics like courage, self esteem, worrying, decision making, honesty, money management, and many more life issues. Anyone interested in attending a meeting should RSVP, Turning Point at 870-862-3672.
Grief Walking Group
Date: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month
Location: Champagnolle Landing, 910 Champagnolle Rd.
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Open to both Life Touch families and those in the community. Short 5-10 minute grief topic discussion followed by the opportunity to walk and share with others who are also going through their grief journey. Some attendees walk and some just sit and visit, either way is great! The group can be joined any time. There is no cost or fee to attend.
Date: Every Thursday Night
Location: Roy V. Kinard American Legion, Post 10
Time: 5 p.m.
Date: Saturday, August 1, 2015
Location: Warren, AR
Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
South Arkansas 10U team hosting tryouts. For more information call 870-510-0463 or 870-224-5767.
The Ranch Rockers
Date: Saturday, August 1, 2015
Location: Club 10 | Roy V. Kinard American Legion Post
Time: Doors open at 7 p.m. | Band starts at 8 p.m.
$9 per individual, $15 for couple. Designated drivers with 3 or more guests get in free.
Young Manufacturer's Academy
Date: August 3-7, 2015
Location: Southern Arkansas University Tech
Time: 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Southern Arkansas University Tech and Motorola Solutions are sponsoring this academy. This is a FREE program and open to all students who will be entering grades 8th and 9th in August 2015. Daily breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided. Apply now! Space is limited to 25 students. Call 870-574-4495 or email [email protected] to request an application.
CADC Seeking Volunteers for USDA Commodity Distribution
Date: Distribution is set for August 20-21 | Volunteers needed August 19-21
Location: Union County
Central Arkansas Development Council (CADC) is seeking community-minded residents to volunteer in the USDA Commodity Distribution program in Union County. The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) is a federal USDA Commodities distribution program designed to help supplement the diets of the low income. CADC distributes TEFAP commodities quarterly in Union County. Volunteers are needed August 19 to help unload and pack food items and August 20-21 to help distribute food to the low-income. This is an assembly line process that is well suited to larger groups of volunteers as well as individuals. 10-15 volunteers are needed for each distribution. Volunteers must be flexible in their hours, as food delivery times may vary. Volunteers must be committted. To volunteer, contact Evelyn Reed at 501-778-1133 or [email protected]
Back to School Concert
Date: Saturday, August 22, 2015
Location: El Dorado High School
Time: 7 p.m.
Lusk Concert Series Event sponsored by First UMC. For more information, visit brandonheath.net or eldoradofirstchurch.com. $10 in advance or $15 at the door.