Monday, March 12, 2007

EVENTS>>Winter 2007

The third annual Junior Auxiliary of Cabot Bunko Bash charity fundraiser will be held March 17 at the Cabot High School cafeteria. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and games begin at 6 p.m. Cost to play is $25 in advance or $30 at the door.
Those interested in playing can register at Knight’s Grocery Store in Cabot or by mail to J.A. Bunko Bash, P.O. Box 267, Cabot, Ark., 72023. Make check payable to J.A. of Cabot. Deadline for mail-in entries is March 10; must be 18-years-old to play.
Prizes will be awarded for most wins, most bunkos, and most losses.
Bunko Bash is a charity fundraiser that enables the Junior Auxiliary of Cabot to help the needs of children in the Cabot School District.
For more information, call Paula at 501-843-6274 or email

Central Arkansas Development Council (CADC) will distribute USDA commodities beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday at these locations in Lonoke County: Austin City Hall, Cabot Church of Christ, the old city gym in Carlisle, Lonoke County Fairgrounds, Ward Chamber of Commerce, Allport City Hall, the old ambulance station in England at 120 N.W. Second St., Humnoke City Hall, Woodlawn Providence Methodist Church.
Available food items may include canned vegetables, canned meats, canned fruits and dry staples such as rice, cereal, peanut butter, beans, potatoes and powdered milk.
Eligibility requirements for the emergency food assistance program must be met based on 130 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. For more information, contact Mary Abshure at 501-676-0019.

A new Civitan Club is forming in Jacksonville. Meetings will begin Tuesday at noon at the “Smoking Cannon” Bar-B-Que Shack, 1000 South Hwy. 161 in Jacksonville (just past the railroad trestle).
Civitan ( is an all-volunteer international service organization of more than 55,000 members in 23 nations working together in local community clubs to help those less fortunate than themselves. Civitan clubs provide critical and needed volunteer services in their communities with emphasis on helping people with developmental disabilities, youth leadership development and good citizenship.
Club organizers invite community residents to attend organizational meetings to be held on the following dates at the Bar-B-Que Shack on March 20 and 27; April 3, 10, 17 and 24 and May 1.
For more information about the Jacksonville Civitan Club, contact C.W. Miller at 815-4282 or or Fred Norman at 975-9815 or