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Tech specialist set for leaders program

New Leaders Council, a national organization that recruits, trains and promotes leaders, announced the selection of 930 fellows to the 2020 New Leaders Council Institute that includes Jefferson County Young Professional Network's member of the year, Kedrick Jones.

Jones, a Pine Bluff native, joined Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas in 2017 as a technology network specialist, where he's responsible for overseeing the technology components for the transportation department.

The institute is a six-month training program focused on skills building for each class on issues such as goal setting, strategic communications and digital outreach, economics, finance and fundraising, management and coalition building, progressive policy, and diversity and inclusion.

Registration set for UAPB students

Registration for the spring 2020 semester at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is set to begin Wednesday and remain open until Jan. 17. UAPB offers more than 30 bachelor's degree programs, seven master's level programs and a doctorate program in aquaculture/fisheries. The first day of instruction is Jan. 13.

Prospective students can be admitted to the university in one of six ways: as a freshman, transfer student, special student, international student, nontraditional student or early admission student.

All applicants must submit a formal application for admission and other required academic credentials, which include transcript(s) and ACT or SAT exam scores. Registration can be done in person or online. More information is available at or by calling (870) 575-8487.

Chamber members get movie discount

Saracen Cinema 8 at 2901 Pines Mall Drive, Suite 500, has announced a special promotion of 15% off concessions for all active members of the Chamber of Commerce.

Time drawing near for '20 dinner event

The Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce's annual dinner is approaching. Seating will be limited. The chamber will make an announcement about when tickets are available.

The dinner is scheduled for Jan. 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Pine Bluff Country Club. Tickets are $60 per person or $600 per table of eight.

Planning is underway and limited sponsorships are available. Details about sponsoring this event are available at (870) 535-0110.

Chamber Redcoats donate at Christmas

Members of the Chamber of Commerce's Redcoats recently made charitable donations to the Salvation Army and to the Committee Against Spouse Abuse women's shelter in an effort to "pay it forward" at Christmastime.

The Redcoats, formally recognized as the Chairman's Club, act as the public relations arm of the chamber by attending events and functions where the business community needs to be represented in a highly visible and positive manner.

Metro on 01/06/2020

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