SPRINGDALE, EMMA. A FEW HUNDRED PEOPLE FILLED SHILOH SQUARE TONIGHT THEY ATE CHICKEN AND TALKED WITH LOCAL AND STATE POLITICIANS AHEAD OF NEXT MONTH’S ELECTION. I’M JUST SO TIRED OF ZOOM MEETINGS AND BEING STUCK IN THE OFFICE AND ON THE PHONE AND JUST WANTED TO GET OUT AND TRY TO BE NORMAL AGAIN. THEY HAVE SHRIMP POLITICIANS CHICKEN CHICKEN PEELING AND POLITIC AND IS AN EVENT THAT’S UNIQUE IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS. THIS YEAR’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION LOOKED A LITTLE BIT DIFFERENT. USUALLY THIS EVENT IS HELD UNDER THE PAVILION BEHIND ME, BUT THIS YEAR THEY SET UP TENTS ALL ACROSS WALTER TURNBOW PARK TO HELP WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING EVERYONE AT THE EVENT WAS OUR TO WEAR A MASK WHEN THEY WEREN’T EATING OR DRINKING AND SOCIAL DISTANCING SIGNS WERE PUT UP ACROSS THE VENUE AS A REMINDER TO STAY SAFE GOVERNOR ASA HUTCHINSON. SPOKE AT TONIGHT’S EVENT … Read More
Hoboken Grace hosts 10th annual 1Day in Hoboken
Hundreds of volunteers recently performed extensive work throughout Hoboken to help better the city as part of 1Day Hoboken, a day of volunteering hosted by Hoboken Grace Community Church. Extra safety precautions were taken as volunteers met virtually and at various outdoor launch spots throughout the city and then spread out throughout Hoboken working on projects for various organizations serving the city.
More than 370 participants completed 37 different projects throughout Hoboken. Working with the city, church spokesmen said projects included painting 1000′s of railings, refurbishing benches, gardening and planting 1000′s of flowers and bulbs and picking up litter in the city’s various parks, beaches and fields. Some of the locations included, Church Square Park, Steven’s Park, Sinatra Park, Elysian Park, Mama Johnson Field, Jefferson Park, Maxell and Sinatra Beaches and the Weehawken Cove. Participants painted and gardened at the Boys &