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Here’s what’s happening in the Heart of Arkansas:

 

The Arkansas Blood Institute and Bleed Blue will hold a Blood Drive Wednesday, January 5th from 9am – 1pm at the Cabot Police Department, located at 101 North 2nd Street in Cabot.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-843-6526.

 

The Arkansas Blood Institute and Bleed Blue will hold a Blood Drive Wednesday, January 5th from 9am – 2pm in the FEMA Room at the Jacksonville Police Department, located at 1400 Marshall Road in Jacksonville.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-259-2794.

 

The Arkansas Blood Institute will hold a Blood Drive Wednesday, January 5th from 9am – 3pm in the Hubach Room A & C at Unity Health, located at 3214 East Race Street in Searcy.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-380-1124.

 

The Arkansas Blood Institute and Bleed Blue will hold a Blood Drive Thursday, January 6th at the Bill Harmon Recreation Center, located at 51 Shelby Road in Sherwood.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-835-6893.

 

The Arkansas Blood Institute and the City of Searcy will hold a Blood Drive Thursday, January 6th from 11am – 3pm.  The Bloodmobile will be at 101 North Gum in Searcy.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-268-2483.

 

The Arkansas Blood Institute will hold a Blood Drive Thursday, January 6th from 2pm – 7pm in the gym at the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, located at 801 Skyline Drive in Searcy.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 480-330-0808.

 

The Arkansas Blood Institute and Bleed Blue will hold a Blood Drive Friday, January 7th from 10am – 3pm at the Expo Center, located at 2505 East Oak Street in Conway.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-450-6120.

 

The deadline for applying for White County Single Parent Scholarship Fund Spring 2022 scholarships will be Friday, January 7th.  These scholarships are awarded to White County single parents of minor children who are pursuing post-secondary education in order to achieve skilled employment.  Interested applicants can view and print the application at www.aspsf.org.  For more information, call 501-230-2414.

 

The Arkansas Blood Institute will hold a Blood Drive Wednesday, January 12th from 8am – 1:30pm in the gym lobby at Quitman High School, located at 6275 Heber Springs Road in Quitman.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-589-2554.

 

The Independence County Library will celebrate National Hot Tea Day Wednesday, January 12th from 2pm – 4pm in the café located inside the library, located at 267 East Main Street in Batesville.  There will be free hot tea and light pastries.  All ages are welcome to attend and no reservation is required to attend.  For more information, call 870-793-8814.

 

The Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission will hold a Nonviolence Youth Summit Thursday, January 13th at 9am at Batesville High School, located at 1 Pioneer Drive in Batesville.  The keynote speaker will be actor Eric Braeden from “The Young and the Restless.”  The event is free and open to the public.  For more information, call 888-290-KING.

 

The Arkansas Blood Institute will hold a Blood Drive Thursday, January 13th from 10am – 2:30pm.  The Bloodmobile will be at Arkansas State University – Beebe, located at 1000 Iowa street in Beebe. Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-882-4491.

 

An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Thursday, January 13th from 1pm – 5pm at the First United Methodist Church, located at 404 West Ash Street in Brinkley.  For more information, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org.

 

The Arkansas Blood Institute will hold a Blood Drive Saturday, January 15th from 8:30am – 12:30pm in the Fellowship Hall at the First Presbyterian Church, located at 2400 Prince Street in Conway.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-329-6483.

 

The Harding University American Studies Institute will host NCAA champion and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow for the spring presentation of its Distinguished Lecture Series Tuesday, January 18th at 7:30pm in Benson Auditorium on the Harding University campus in Searcy.  The event is free and open to the public.  For more information, call 501-279-4497.

 

The Arkansas Blood Institute will hold a Blood Drive Wednesday, January 19th from 9am – 2:30pm in the auditorium at White County Central High School, located at 3259 County Central in Judsonia.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-729-3947.

 

The Arkansas Blood Institute and Harding University will hold a Blood Drive Wednesday, January 19th from 12:30pm – 5pm.  The Bloodmobile will be at Benson Auditorium, located at 900 East Center Street in Searcy.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-279-4000.

 

The Arkansas Blood Institute and Harding University will hold a Blood Drive Thursday, January 20th from 12:30pm – 5pm.  The Bloodmobile will be at Benson Auditorium, located at 900 East Center Street in Searcy.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-279-4000.

 

The Arkansas Blood Institute will hold a Blood Drive Thursday, January 20th from 1pm – 6pm in the Student Programming Room at Lyon College, located at 2300 Highland Road in Batesville.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 870-307-7425.

 

The Arkansas Blood Institute and Harding University will hold a Blood Drive Friday, January 21st from 12:30pm – 5pm.  The Bloodmobile will be at Benson Auditorium, located at 900 East Center Street in Searcy.  Appointments are encouraged.  For more information, call 501-279-4000.

 

Any young lady who lives, works or attends school in White County is eligible to compete in the Miss Central Arkansas Pageant for ages 18-26 years old or the Miss Central Arkansas’ Outstanding Teen Pageant for ages 13-17 years old.  These are scholarship competitions and a preliminary to the Miss Arkansas Scholarship Competition.  The competition will be held at the Searcy High School Performing Arts Auditorium on Saturday, February 19th.  For more information, call 501-554-4206.

 

A 2022 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Arkansas will be held Saturday, February 19th at the Batesville Aquatics Center, located at 1420 20th Street in Batesville.  Registration will be held at 10am.  Awards and the plunge will begin at 11am.  All proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Arkansas.  For more information, visit SpecialOlympicsArkansas.org.

 

A 2022 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Arkansas will be held Saturday, February 19th at Woolly Hollow State Park in Greenbrier.  Registration will be held at 10:30am.  The parade and prizes will begin at 11:30am.  The plunge will start at 12 noon.  All proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Arkansas.  For more information, visit SpecialOlympicsArkansas.org.

 

A 2022 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Arkansas will be held Saturday, February 26th at 3109 East Race Street in Searcy.  Registration will be held at 9am.  The plunge will begin at 10am.  All proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Arkansas.  For more information, visit SpecialOlympicsArkansas.org.

 

The Harding University American Studies Institute will host Harvard professor, bestselling author and columnist Arthur Brooks for the spring presentation of its Distinguished Lecture Series Thursday, March 31st at 7:30pm in Benson Auditorium on the Harding University campus in Searcy.  The event is free and open to the public.  For more information, call 501-279-4497.

 

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