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Ongoing events in Saline County

August 28, 2013

ART DISPLAY: During the months of June and July the Saline County Library will feature the works of Benton resident and art teacher Tane Steed at Herzfeld Library in Benton. The display is located in the meeting room and is open for viewing during regular library hours.

HEAD START ENROLLMENT: CADC Head Start Centers in Saline County are accepting applications, through the end of May, for enrollment for the 2013-2014 school year. Applications are accepted during regular business hours at the following locations: Benton Head Start Center, 321 Edison Avenue. Call 501-315-6456. Harmony Grove Head Start Center, 115 School Road (Haskell). Call 501-776-1697. Paron Head Start Center, 16494 W. 12th Street. Call 501-594-5668. and Shannon Hills Head Start Center, 11925 County Line Road. Call 501-455-4932. To be eligible to enroll in the Head Start program, a child must be three or four years old. The family must also meet income guidelines. Verification of family income, child’s birth certificate and immunization records are required to complete an application.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY (TOPS): 5 p.m. Every Monday at the Benton Main Fire Department. Come join TOPS Chapter 57. the group meets every Monday. For more information contact Lisa Goodrich at 249 -3169.

BENTON ALZHEIMER's CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: 7 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month at First Baptist Church, 211 South Market in Benton. The meeting is open to everyone who has a loved one living with Alzheimer’s or other related dementia.  The group offers a safe environment where discussions are kept confidential. For more information, please contact Sam Sellers at (501) 663-3900 or samuel.sellers@sbcglobal.net. 

BRYANT HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1973: is beginning planning for a 40th Class Reunion in the Fall of 2013. If you attended Bryant High School Class of 1973, we want to get your contact information to inform you of the upcoming planning meetings and the Reunion. Please call 501-920-8188 or e-mail peglew55@gmail.com.

STARTING POINT SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: 1 p.m. every Sunday at Christ Is The Answer Fellowship Church, Traskwood. This is a Christian based recovery program. Call Vince for details 722-3110

POOL TOURNAMENT: First and third Fridays of every month at 7:30 p.m., Saline County Moose Lodge, Highway. 67, Benton. Must be 21 to enter lodge, but membership in lodge not required to participate.

SALINE COUNTY HISTORY AND HERITAGE SOCIETY MEETING: 7 p.m., the third Thursday of each month at 123 N. Market St. in Benton.

BRYANT HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING: 6:30 p.m., the third Tuesday of each month in the Heritage Room of the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library on Prickett Road in Bryant.

HOPE ADDICTIONS RECOVERY PROGRAM: 7 p.m. every Friday at Victory Baptist Church, 5386 Highway 67 South, Benton.  Call 315-5005 for more information or for transportation to the meeting.

SADDLES AND SPIRITS HORSE CLUB MEETING: 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at East End Elementary School. For more information, contact Melinda Steele at 501-580-8356.

SALINE COUNTY REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE MEETING: 6:30 p.m., the first Thursday of each month at Republican Headquarters, 125 North Market Street, in downtown Benton. Visitors welcome

BINGO: 6:30 p.m. every Thursday evening and every Saturday at 1 p.m. at VFW Post  2256.  5323 Sleepy Village Road ( off Alcoa ).  Members and
guests welcome, must be 21 years of age.  No admission charge, kitchen will be open serving burgers, fries, taco salads and other items.

NONPARTISAN LAYMEN'S STUDY OF THE ORIGINAL INTENT OF THE FRAMERS OF THE CONSTITUTION MEETING: 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month at First Lutheran Church, 18181 I-30 in Benton. There is a $5 fee for materials.

SALINE COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMAN MEETING: 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of every month, followed by the Central Committee meeting at 7 p.m., at Democratic Headquarters, 101 S. Market St. in downtown Benton.

STARTING POINT SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: 1 p.m. every Sunday at Christ Is The Answer Fellowship Church, Traskwood. This is a Christian based recovery program. Call Vince for details 722-3110

BROKEN CHAIN MINISTRIES 12 STEP RECOVERY PROGRAM: 6 p.m. Monday and Wednesday Community Care Center 212 W. South St. in Benton. For more information call 501-672-6511.

CADC SINGLE PARENT SCHOLARSHIP FUND: Central Arkansas Development Council’s Single Parent Scholarship Fund (SPSF) is accepting applications in Saline County. The deadline to apply July 1, 2013. The SPSF program provides scholarships to low-income single parents who are pursuing a college education. Funds are used to offset financial situations that may keep a single parent from achieving their educational goals. Full time students may receive $500 per semester; part-time students may receive $250 per semester. Contact Michelle Hood at 501-778-1133, or apply at the CADC Administrative Office at 321 Edison Avenue in Benton during regular business hours.

CADC HEAD START CENTER ENROLLING FOR 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR: CADC Head Start is a free comprehensive child and family development program to increase the school readiness of young children. To be eligible to enroll in the Head Start program, a child must be three or four years old. The family must also meet income guidelines. Verification of family income, child’s birth certificate and immunization records are required to complete an application. Applications accepted during regular business hours at: Benton Head Start, 321 Edison Ave, 501-315-6456. Harmony Grove Head Start, 115 School Road (Haskell), 501-776-1697. Paron Head Start, 16494 W. 12th St. 501-594-5668. Shannon Hills Head Start Center, 11925 County Line Rd. Call 501-455-4932

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