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HEAT to be presented Tuesday

The South Arkansas Center on Aging, a program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in partnership with HealthWorks, the Medical Center of South Arkansas and SouthArk will present HEAT (Healthy Eating and Tasting) at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at HealthWorks Fitness Center.

Michael Rice with Fayrays will demonstrate creative ways to make a healthy burger.

This program is free to seniors and a light lunch will be served. Reservations are required and must be received by noon Monday.

For more information, contact the UAMS South Arkansas Center on Aging at 870-881-8969 or email Lori DeWese at

Supply Outreach to be held Saturday

The Fairview Community Development Association, St. John Baptist Church, College Avenue Church of Christ and other community partners will be handing out school supplies starting at 8 a.m. Saturday until all supplies are gone at St. John Baptist Church, 1018 E. Wilson St.

Children and parents from all schools in the area are welcome, and children must be present with the adult to receive the supplies.

The Salvation Army will have their mobile canteen unit on-site. Plus, school officials will be on hand to talk with parents and students about the upcoming school year.

Everyone is invited and encouraged to participate.

Union County Genealogical Society to meet Sunday

The Union County Genealogical Society will hold its regular meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Barton Library. The speaker will be the new genealogist, Tobin Fulmer.

Fulmer grew up on a 120-acre farm in rural Clark County. He has made numerous biological discoveries; one was discovering the squirrel treefrog, first record for the species in the state, in Union County. He is a graduate of Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, with a degree in biology.

His topic will be on the revealing of DNA code. He will have a PowerPoint, graphics and will share information about ancestry websites. He will answer questions about anyone’s DNA.

A refreshment time will follow the meeting welcoming the new genealogist to El Dorado.

Predator Hunting Program to be presented Tuesday

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will present Predator Hunting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the South Arkansas Community College Library Auditorium. Expect to learn how predator hunting aids land management and become familiar with calls, firearms and camo to use while hunting.

The event is free and the public is encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Laura Rogers, regional educator, at 870-818-6378 or

Mike McKenzie Band to be featured at Club 10

Club 10 will host the Mike McKenzie Band at 8 p.m. Friday.

Known as one of the Ark-La-Miss’ premier dance bands, the Monroe, Louisiana-based band will be playing in the banquet hall at the American Legion Post 10 in El Dorado. The banquet hall has one of the largest dance floors in the area.

As always, the staff and friends of Club 10 will provide free snacks and goodies.

No membership is needed and everyone ages 21 and up is invited to attend.

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