Calendar 11-18-20

Editor's Note: At press time, the following events and meetings were known to be still scheduled. Organizers or appropriate officials are encouraged to contact Sandra Hope at to make additions or changes.


Covid-19 testing sites available

Details for getting the covid-19 test are available at the Jefferson County Health Department -- 870-535-2142; and Arkansas Department of Health's website -- . Scroll down until you see the map and enlarge the map. Click on each star to see where each testing site is located.

Wednesday, Nov. 18

Housing Authority Board meets

The Pine Bluff Housing Authority Board of Directors will meet at noon Nov. 18 at the O'Neil Wilson Community Center, next to the Housing Authority's main office, 2503 Belle Meade Drive. Details: 870-541-0706.

Pine Bluff Commercial sets church news deadline

Church news is printed in The Commercial on Friday and the deadline to submit church announcements is noon Wednesday. Articles may be submitted by email to Pastors, ministers or other writers interested in writing a religion column may submit articles for consideration by email. Please include your phone number, the name and location of your ministry or city where you reside, and your photo. Photos may also accompany church news by email.

Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 18

Pine Bluff to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week

The Generator, a project of Go Forward Pine Bluff, will host a series of free events through Nov. 19 during Global Entrepreneurship Week. Session dates and locations: Nov. 18 -- 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. -- Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center. Celebrating Small Business Stories with guests David Maddox of Fathers & Sons Clothier, Jan Robinson of Uptown Salon & Boutique, and Mildred Franco of The Generator. Nov. 19 -- 9-10 a.m. -- The Generator will host a Brew of Entrepreneurial Journeys with Marvin Cawthon Jr., 5 Star Cutz; Reggie Cole, Natural Bliss; Verna Perry, Carpenter's Daughter; and Latasha Taggart, Tagg'd Fashion Boutique. Because of covid-19 restrictions, space is limited, and registration is required. For details to register, visit Details: Mildred J. Franco at

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