The Miss Greater Jacksonville Pageant and the Miss Greater Jacksonville Outstanding Teen Pageant will be NEXT Saturday at the Jacksonville Community Center.
Miss Greater Jacksonville contestants must be between the ages of 17 and 24.
Outstanding Teen contestants must be at least 13 years old by the date of the state pageant or no older than 17 and must not be a senior in high school.
JACKSONVILLE CHAMBER TO HOLD BANQUET THURSDAY
A fifth Sunday singing will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30 at Bethlehem United Methodist Church on Bethlehem Road near Cabot in Lonoke County.
Everyone is invited to attend. Coffee and soft drinks will be available afterward.
To get to Bethlehem UMC, take Hwy. 321 East to Hwy. 31, turn north about one block to Bethlehem Road. Proceed about four miles to the church. For more information, call Rev. Jerry Nipper at 501-676-2510 or George Wilson at 501-843-5213.
Kiwanis Club of Cabot will host its annual chili cook-off and silent auction at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5 at Cabot Junior High North’s cafeteria. The entry fee for teams is $25 for four people.
Prizes will be given for best chili and best theme. Admission is $3. Doors open at 4 p.m. Call 501-628-4569 or 501-941-4955 for entry forms and tickets.
CABOT CLEANUP SET MARCH 19; VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT
Cabot City Beautiful will host its citywide cleanup from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday, March 19. The group encourages all residents to participate, especially civic, church and youth groups, school clubs, scouts, families and businesses.
Volunteers will meet at the Cabot High School stadium parking lot at 9 a.m. for registration. Participants will be assigned routes, but they may also designate areas that interest them.
Orange safety vests and garbage bags will be provided, but volunteers should bring sturdy work gloves. A free lunch will be served at noon.
The event will also serve as a free drop-off point for the disposal of electronics and hazardous household waste materials like latex paints, oil-based paints and thinners, motor oil, antifreeze, fluorescent bulbs, pesticides and herbicides, cleaners, batteries, car batteries and tires.
For more information, call 501-920-2122.