Monday, August 21, 2017

SPORTS EVENTS >> 8-19-17


The Jacksonville athletic department is hosting a Burgers, Beans & Bingo fundraiser from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Jacksonville Senior Center. The center is located at 100 Victory Circle.

Cost is $30 per person and includes Bingo cards and a meal. Dinner will be served at 6:00 and Bingo will be from 6:30 to 8:30. Must be 18 to participate in Bingo.


The Cabot Lions Club will host its annual Memorial Golf Classic at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11 with a shotgun start. The four-person scramble will be held at Cabot’s Rolling Hills Country Club on Mount Carmel Road/Hwy. 321. Entry forms can obtained via email at or by calling 501-920-2122. Entry fees are $100 per person or $400 per team, which includes greens fees, golf cart and two free mulligans. Prizes will be presented for the top three winning teams and additional tournament contest prizes will be awarded.

There will be two hole-in-one contests, sponsored by Excel Ford and Centennial Bank. Entry fee also includes a steak and baked potato dinner, which will be served immediately following the tournament.

Door prizes will be given away during the dinner (must be present to win). Deadline for entry is Sept. 5. Proceeds raised from this event will go directly toward providing vision screenings, eye exams and the purchase of eyeglasses for local school children and in-need adults.
Sponsorships will also be provided to in-need children and adults for vision-saving procedures and surgeries. Assistance is also provided to those who may request life-skills training or guide-dog training.

Opportunities are available for corporate and hole sponsors. For more information, call 501-920-2122.


The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Trap Shoot will be held Friday, Oct. 27 at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Shooting Sports Complex on Graham Road. Proceeds will go towards funding the chamber’s year-round programs. Deadline is Sept. 1, but day-of registration will be available starting at 11:30 a.m. Registration cost is $25 per shooter, or $15 for anyone who just wants to come for lunch, which begins at 11:30 a.m. Shooting starts at 1 p.m. Sponsorships are also available. Drink sponsorship is $350. Food and trophy sponsorships are $500 and event sponsorships are $1,500.

Fees cover lunch and two rounds of shooting. All shooters must provide two boxes of certified ammunition as well as ear and eye protection, which can also be purchased at the range. For more information or to obtain a registration form, call the chamber at 501-982-1511 or email