Ten Saline County nonprofit organizations are hosting a unified effort of giving at the Best Buy parking lot until 6 p.m.
Giving Tuesday aims to create a moment around the holidays dedicated to giving, similar to how Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become days that are synonymous with holiday shopping.
The initiative began three years ago and was founded by 92nd Street Y with the support of the United Nations Foundation.
The Finance Committee for the city of Benton will meet at 6:30 tonight to discuss the budget for the 2015 calendar year.
â€śWe are going to go over the proposed budget for 2015,â€ť Benton Alderman Jerry Ponder said. â€śWe sent it out to all the council members last week to see if they had any questions, comments or concerns related to it.â€ť
Ponder chairs the finance panel.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Military Road traffic is currently at a standstill due to workers repaving the road. Consider alternate routes at this time.