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The United Way of Southeast Arkansas invites the entire community to volunteer for their annual “Day of Caring” on September 26th, 2019 at 9am.

This year’s theme is #LoveLocal. Volunteers can participate in sprucing up the Coretta Scott King Building in Martin Luther King, Jr. Park in Pine Bluff, AR.  Another option is to volunteer to read to school children in the local community and surrounding areas with the RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program).

“It will be a fun day of volunteerism, music, food and community strength,” says a spokesperson.

Details of the volunteer opportunities are listed below:

1. Coretta Scott King Building at Martin Luther King (MLK), Jr. Park in Pine Bluff, AR; Volunteers are asked to meet at the building in MLK Park at 9am.  The address is 624 Kiwanis Drive, Pine Bluff, AR 71601.

2. Reading to School Children in the local community and surrounding areas. Volunteers are asked to meet at the Donald W. Reynolds Building – Main Foyer – at 9am.  The address is 211 W. 3rd Street, Pine Bluff, AR 71601.

Find the United Way of Southeast Arkansas on line by visiting their website:  www.uwseark.org.

Follow them on the followig social media networks:   Twitter – @uwseark; Facebook – United Way of Southeast Arkansas; and Instagram – unitedwaysoutheastarkansas

The Delta Rhythm & Bayous Alliance and Pine Bluff Advertising and Promotion Commission held an unveiling of the “Freedom & Blues Exhibition” and launch of the Explore Pine Bluff Visitor Information Center on Thursday, June 27th.  The event took place from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at 615 S. Main Street (UAPB Business Support Incubator) in Pine Bluff, AR.

Coordinated by the Delta Rhythm & Bayous Alliance (DRBA), the Freedom & Blues Exhibition highlights the interconnectedness of the African American freedom struggle and the prodigious blues legacy from Pine Bluff, AR to Greenville, MS. Through visual art, photographs, musical instruments and other memorabilia, the Freedom & Blues Exhibition weaves a nuanced story of human achievement, resilience, and challenge about its residents and artists living on the Delta Rhythm & Bayous Highway (U.S. 65 and 82).

The Explore Pine Bluff Visitor Information Center provides information and support for the many cultural and recreational outlets in the area. Whether guests are visiting Pine Bluff for the first time, have recently relocated to Pine Bluff, or are established residents, the friendly staff at Explore Pine Bluff stands ready to provide information on Pine Bluff’s attractions, tours, accommodations, dining, events and more.

Both the Explore Pine Bluff Visitor Information Center and the Freedom & Blues Exhibition are open Monday-Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM. For more information, call 870.534.2121.