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It’s easy to see that Johnna Dobbs has a heart for Junior Auxiliary of Jonesboro and the hundreds of children served by the organization each year. Dobbs, a member of Junior Auxiliary’s provisional class in 2005, has served as chairman of JA’s 2009 Annual Charity Ball for the past 12 months, leading the rganization in its annual...
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local flavor
Piero’s Restaurant and Club is the spot in Jonesboro for fine dining with an international flair, satisfying even the most discriminating palate. One of the original eateries downtown, the family-owned restaurant prides itself on fine dining with prices comparable to the large chains, but with what the family describes as better atmosphere, better ingredients and more...
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best overall
It has blossomed into a creative match made in the realm of artistic bliss: the universality of singular, original music paired with a series of arresting oil paintings and other visual images which, when combined, form a potpourri of sounds and sights that reflect a world’s worth of experiences...
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dedicated
Kendra Gerdes Street is dedicated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. She is a regular volunteer with Triple FM Radio Group’s annual Wish-A-Thon, and she is a wish granter in her own right. What is unusual, however, is that Kendra knows — as only someone who has been there can — what this dream-come-true experience means to a sick child. She was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s...
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