The Central Arkansas Development Council is offering free tax preparation assistance to local residents. These help sessions will begin Monday, January 25th and will be open Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:30 am until 2 pm at the Benton Senior Wellness and Activity Center located at 210 Jefferson Drive in Benton.…Continue
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The Benton Police Department will distribute free gun safety locks to residents through the Project ChildSafe Program and the National Shooting Sports Foundation. The program promotes the safe storage of firearms and raises awareness about firearm safety…Continue
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There is a Diabetes Health Fair planned for Thursday, November 5th at Saline Memorial Hospital Health Education Building. The event will be held from 9 a.m.- Noon.
You can get free screenings for blood pressure, glucose, foot checks, BMI, diabetes-related products and information, COPD, and range of motion.
At 9:30 a.m.there's a Physical Therapy demo class. Learn exercises you can do at home.
At 11:00 a.m. there's a Cooking demo and food sampling, offered by Donette…Continue
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Central Arkansas Development Council will distribute USDA Commodities October 20-21 at the CADC Benton & Bryant Senior Wellness and Activity Centers. Persons interested in volunteering to help bag and distribute the food to the needy, contact Evelyn Reed at 501-778-1133.
The food items…Continue
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It was opening day for the new Zaxby's chicken restaurant at Interstate 30 and Alcoa Road. I drove by and filmed a big line forming for lunch. They said the first 100 customers would get a free meal every week for a year. That's worth hundreds of dollars according to my math! Congrats on opening and welcome to Benton, Zaxby's! …Continue
Bethel Middle School has partnered with an online store for students to order school supplies. The basic list is already in a bundle there, and if you order by July 5th, you'll get free shipping. This is not intended to be an ad or endorsement for the store, but I did personally use it for my daughter and had a good experience. Orders after July 5th will require a shipping fee. Note that the…Continue
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The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program is offered in Pulaski, Lonoke, Saline, Hot Spring, Pike, Clark, Montgomery, Dallas, Union,…Continue
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Three levels of groups will run for 45 minutes. Beginners can expect to finish a mile, intermediate…Continue
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McClure Fitness in Benton hosted an event Friday with twelve free fitness classes to try. To their surprise, they had over 200 attend this "Friday Fitness" event!
Don't be sad if you didn't get in on the freebie classes last week - owner Marietta McClure tells me that every first-time visit is free, and that they also have free yoga classes every Saturday at 10…Continue
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Benton Utilities Share Board…
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The following events are upcoming at one or more locations of the Saline County Library. Locations are:
Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library, 1800…
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The food items to be distributed may include Canned Pork, Apricot Halves, Raisins, Green Beans, Whole Kernel Corn, Sweet Peas, Tomato Soup, Canned White Potatoes, Peanut…Continue
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The Central Arkansas Development Council (CADC) is offering free tax preparation assistance at 17 locations in central and south Arkansas.
The sites are available by appointment or by walk-in. Call 501-326-6203 for additional…
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Squares crafted each month this year can be put together to create an afghan.
All skill levels welcome.
Bring a #4 yarn or practice with yarn provided by…
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The clinic for Saline County (that was originally scheduled for Friday October 24th) is now rescheduled to Friday, December…Continue
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