The Cooperative Extension Service has a new health specialist who will oversee several high-profile outreach efforts to improve the health and fitness of Arkansans.
Arkansas Children’s Foundation has announced the suspension of Circle of Friends volunteer chapters and their community-based fundraising through December 31, 2021.
A four-hour workshop on Tuesday, November 17 in Magnolia will provide vital information to family caregivers of people living with Alzheimer’s/dementia.
The Columbia County Community Foundation will not hold the Annual Hunger Run this Thanksgiving. The run has raised money to support local non-profit corporations that fight hunger in the community.
Local artist Dr. Moises Menendez has presented the South Arkansas Heritage Museum with an original pastel portrait of Dr. Henry Alvan Longino.
Caregivers in Alzheimer’s and dementia families are invited to a “Lunch & Learn” program, “Making Holiday Memories,” at noon Friday in the Fellowship Hall of First Presbyterian Church, 1417 N. Jackson.
Donations of homemade cloth or purchased masks for Arkansas Children’s Hospital patients and family continue to be accepted by Circle of Friends.
The Arkansas Farm Bureau has announced a commitment of $300,000 to the FFA and 4-H over the next five years to support the development of new facilities and the growth of the youth leadership programs.
The eighth annual Light for the Fight will be observed at Southern Arkansas University during the month of October, including a virtual lighting ceremony today at Blanchard Hall.
The Columbia County Animal Protection Society is having an open house 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 24 at its Second Chances thrift store on East Main.
Union Pacific Railroad’s Community Ties Giving Program awarded $10.2 million in local grants to more than 930 nonprofit organizations across its 23-state system.
Columbia County’s drive-through flu vaccination clinic will be 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Columbia County Health Unit, 207 S. Jefferson in Magnolia.
A free family caregiver workshop for people dealing with dementia will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church, 1417 N. Jackson in Magnolia.
The basics of trusts, transfer of property, wills and other estate planning tools will be offered in a virtual three-part workshop by the Cooperative Extension Service.
The Columbia County Animal Protection Society fundraiser “Going to the Dogs,” held on August 8, brought in $8,000 for the animal shelter according to Troy Alphin, CCAPS board president.
Customer demand for local food, particularly that supplied through local vendors, farmers and farmers’ markets, has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, local experts said last week.
The Entergy spring tree giveaway gave yield to a bumper crop of fun outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy while saving energy costs, absorbing pollution and filtering stormwater.
The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) is offering another opportunity for organizations to apply for the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG).
A Columbia County Animal Protection Society fundraiser, “Going to the Dogs,” will be held to help the dog and cat rescue organization on this Saturday.
The Arkansas Department of Agriculture's Forestry Division is accepting applications for the 2020 Urban & Community Forestry Grant program through August 28.
The 2020 Class of Leadership Magnolia is beginning work on its project to remodel the Boys and Girls Club game room, and it seeks help from the public.
The Pedals for Compassion bike ride held on June 20 was a success raising about $16,000 for Compassion’s Foundation and bringing in revenue to the city of about $8,000.
The Magnolia Arts Council and other South Arkansas groups are among 103 non-profit arts organizations receiving Arkansas Arts Council CARES Act Relief Grants.
The Magnolia Junior Charity League has been awarded a $1,000 grant from Arkansas Imagination Library and the Carl B. and Florence E. King Foundation in Dallas.
Riders outdistanced a rainstorm and the coronavirus on Saturday during the second Pedals for Compassion bicycle ride through Columbia County.
It’s almost time for the second Pedals for Compassion bicycle tour to benefit Compassion’s Foundation’s Domestic Violence Shelter.