September 2011

MCDONALD'S PARTNERS WITH ECU FOR ATHLETIC PEP-RALLY

The East Central University Athletics Department is partnering with McDonald’s in Arlington Center on September 15 from 6 to 9 p.m. for ECU Athletics Night.
 
Not only will athletes and coaches from numerous sports be working at the restaurant to raise funds for their department but they will also be participating in a pep-rally at 7 p.m. in the Arlington Center parking lot.
 

12-STEP PLAN HELPS COMMUNITIES FIGHT SUBSTANCE ABUSE

With drug and alcohol abuse now considered the top health issue in Oklahoma, a new organization has developed a 12-step plan that involves the community in the fight to prevent abuse and help people who are addicted to find a lasting recovery.
 

DOLLY PARTON’S IMAGINATION LIBRARY KICKING OFF FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

Smart Start South Central has begun a fundraising campaign to help keep Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library alive in Pontotoc County.

As is the case with most state-supported agencies, said Trish Little, SSSC community coordinator, Smart Start South Central’s funding has taken a big hit this year, leaving very few funds to keep the Imagination Library program in operation. The program sends a free, age-appropriate book to any Pontotoc County child who registers, up to age 5. It costs $28 per year to fund each child enrolled in DPIL.

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