Jackson Parish Chamber of Commerce meeting moved to Wednesday, April 21st

The Jackson Parish Chamber of Commerce Director Wilda Smith has announced that their regularly scheduled meeting that was supposed to take place on Wednesday, April 14th has been moved to April, 21st. In additional news 23 hanging baskets have been hung to help improve and beautify the appearance of the downtown district. Thanks go to the Ladies of the Lake for cleaning the brass plates on all the benches on Jimmie Davis Boulevard and also for adopting the urns on the corners by businesses. Following is a list of those who gave donations and who they were in memory of:

Alice McWain memory of Ronald Nash and Lonnie Nash;
Barbara Johnson memory of Richard Johnson and Kelli Richmond;
Ben Ledbetter memory Sam Ledbetter and Kathryn (Mom Kat) Davis;
Flo Siadek memory of Coach Chase Frasier;
Jane Sharplin memory of Dr. Zack Harris;
Joyce Wayne memory of Robert Nash;
Kay Knox memory of R.L. Womack, Bobby Womack, and Chuck Womack:
Lisa Nunn memory of Joe Nunn;
Mark, Jody, Stacey memory Louise Treadway;
Mary Hoover memory of Elvis McBetha Hoover;
N.G. Perry Family memory of N.G. Perry;
Randy and Barbara Layfield memory of Willa Dean Cannady;
Ray & Mandy LaBlance memory Leland Stanford;
Regina Rowe memory Christopher Koehler;
Thomas family memory of Pat Thomas;
Vernie Meeks memory of Hope Meeks;
Jackson Parish Times donation for basket;
Karen and Rusty Tolar donation for basket;
Registrar of Voters Office donation for basket;
Smith also reminds all to mark your calendars for June 4th for the first style show for the ladies. Shops in town have been asked to provide 2 to 3 models with merchandise. The hope is that this event will make the community aware of all of the different shops in Jonesboro where they can purchase clothing. Tickets for the event will be $15 for an adult, $5 for 12 and under all under 3 years of age will be free. Hors d’oeuvres will be served. Also the Chamber has set the date of June 5th for the annual C of C golf tournament to be held at the Jackson Parish Recreation Department Golf Course. The tourney will be in a two man scramble format with lunch and prizes given. The Chamber is soliciting hole sponsors for $100 for a hole. The wording on the sign can be your business, an individual, or in memory or honor of someone. Please contact the chamber office for all new signs and the fee is due by by May 15.

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