April 6, 2017
-Clinton McDonald of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Demetrius Harris of the Kansas City Chiefs, NFL players and Arkansas natives came to promote a weekend of events which include a Football & Cheer Camp. MACCLID (McDonald Association Collective Collaboration Light into Darkness) presents:
- 3rd Annual Family & Friends “Fun Day,” | Friday, April 7th from 5pm-10pm at Jacksonville High School, 2400 Linda Lane in Jacksonville. Admission is a donation of school supplies, household items (tissue, paper towels…etc…), laundry supplies, or gift card(s). Attendees can enjoy fun activities, bounce houses, face painting, free haircuts, mobile video games, photo booth and more!
- 5th Annual “Iron Sharpens Iron” Football & Cheer Camp, | Saturday, April 8th from 9am-3pm at Jacksonville High School, 2400 Linda Lane in Jacksonville. Admission is FREE, but limited to 300 kids. Get there early to register on site on the day of the camp. Special guests include several professional NFL players and more like Cedric Thornton, Michael Johnson, Christopher McClendon, Jameis Winston, Joseph “Big Rod” Bryant, William Gohlston, and Akeem Spence.
- “Laugh with the Pros” comedy event hosted by Comedian Keith Glason | Saturday, April 8th | doors open at 7pm | Metroplex Event Center in Little Rock will star Joe Torry, Hope Flood, JJ Williamson, and Cleatis Allen, Jr. Many of the NFL pro’s will be in the building! Tickets available at Uncle T’s Food Mart, Ugly Mike’s Records, the Record Rack in Pine Bluff, and online at www.impacttickets.com.
For more information, call 501-773-0917, visit www.macclid.org or email [email protected].
-Chief Greg Summers of the Little Rock Fire Department; LaKisha Johnson, Executive Director of Sickle Cell Support Services; and Kimberly Lee, Board Member for a 5K Run/Walk happening this weekend. Fire Fighters for Sickle Cell & Sickle Cell Support Services present the 2nd Annual Sickle Cell 5K Run/Walk, Saturday April 8th at 8am beginning at 7th and Chester Street in Little Rock. Arrive early to register on site at the event. The run/walk is to help raise awareness and money for supportive services for the organization. For more information on the 5K Run/Walk or Sickle Cell Support Services, visit www.arscss,org or call 501-650-0764.
-R.D. Kinsey, American Legion Post 74 Commander; Earl Wright, Activities Chairman; and Dr. Estella Morris, V.A. Day Treatment Center talked about a tribute to fallen heroes taking place Saturday. The Michael Vann Johnson, Jr. American Legion Post #74 hosts the 12th Annual Tribute to Fallen Heroes Ceremony, Saturday, April 8th at 11am at Sherwood Forrest, 1111 West Maryland Avenue in Sherwood. Arkansans whom have made the ultimate sacrifice with their lives as a result of the war against terrorism will be honored. The Annual Motorcade will assemble at the Post 74 Headquarters at 821 Magnolia in North Little Rock at 7:30am for a lite snack and later line up at 9:15am at Sherwood Forest. For additional information, call 501-374-9002 or email [email protected].
- To reach the National Veteran’s Homeless Hotline, call (877) 424-3838