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august 2012 events

Thursday, August 2
Out of the Dark Coalition Meeting, State Rep. Buth Wilkins and John Cooper will speak at the quarterly meeting, Mid-South Health Systems, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Info: outofthedark.org.

Saturday, August 4
Stuff the Bus, United Way of Greater Jonesboro will be joined by representatives from schools to collect school supplies at Walmart stores across Northeast Arkansas, donations can also be dropped at 407 Union through Aug. 10. Info: Megan Scribner, 935-3658, uwnea.org.

Wednesday, August 8
JDRF Team Captain Kickoff, captains of the Northeast Arkansas Juvenile diabetes Research Foundation Walk to Cure Diabetes, ASU Cooper Alumni Center, 11:30 a.m. Info: 501-217-0321, ereynolds@jdrf.org.

Thursday, August 9
25th annual Phi Mu Fashion Show and Luncheon, the show will feature the latest in fall fashions available from several Jonesboro retailers, hosted by Phi Mu alumnae from various universities, Holiday Inn, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Info: Ashley Day, 243-5061.
Business After Hours, hosted by Haag-Brown Real Estate, 2915 Browns Lane, 5-6:30 p.m. Info: Barry Wells, 932-6691, bwells@jonesborochamber.com.

Saturday, August 11
“The Big Easy” Red Dress Gala, dinner, dancing, live and silent auctions, music by the 1-900 Band, black tie optional, tickets are $100 individual, $175 for couples, $725 for table, St. Bernard Auditorium, 7 p.m. Info and Tickets: arkheartfoundation.com.

Wednesday, August 15
HMG Helmets and Heels, meet the women behind the ASU Red Wolves and learn the game from the coaches’ wives, daughters are invited to learn the fight song from the A-Team, $25 for adults, $15 for kids, ASU Cooper Alumni Center, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Info: 931-DOCS or info@hmg.md.

Thursday, August 16
Summer Luncheon Seminar, hosted by the Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce Business Network Committee, Allyson Lewis to speak, Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Info: Tammy Pate, 932-6691, tjb@jonesborochamber.com.
Ready…Set…Network! Sponsored by Town and Country Insurance, Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, 5-7 p.m. Info: Tammy Pate, 932-6691, tjb@jonesborochamber.com.

Saturday, August 18
Kids on the Mile, formerly Kids Fun Fair, hosted by St. Bernards, activities for the family, games for children, backpacks of school supplies to be distributed, St. Bernards Auditorium, 8 a.m. Info: 972-4454.
Party (for the) Animals, to benefit the Humane Society of Northeast Arkansas, dinner, drinks, auction, music, tickets are $75 per person, Cooper Alumni Center, 6:30 p.m. Info: 932-5185, receptionish@neahs.org.

Wednesday, August 22
Go Green! Luncheon, featuring speaker Audree Miller, ADEQ Environmental Program Coordinator, hosted by the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Info: 932-6691, bwells@jonesborochamber.com.

Friday, August 24
Summer Show, Sara Howell Studio and Gallery, 405 S. Main Street, 6-9 p.m. and Aug. 25, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Info: 935-6336, sarahowellgallery.net

Monday, August 27
Yarns for Hope Sale, hosted by NEA Baptist Charitable Foundation, through Aug. 31, HopeCircle Resource Center, 311 E. Matthews, 972-7000 or 934-5101.

Tuesday, August 28
The Border Bowl, football game between Jonesboro High School and Greene County Tech, ASU Red Wolves Stadium, 7 p.m. Info: 933-5800.