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Cornerstone Retirement Community 60th Anniversary

On Tuesday, April 12, 2022, the entire Cornerstone family gathered to celebrate Methodist Retirement Communities' 60th Anniversary. They rolled out the red carpet for such a special occasion. The day was made complete with fun music, dancing, games, great food, a photo booth, and even a visit from their favorite Elvis impersonator. … Sixty years ago The Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church launched this important ministry that would make its way to Texarkana.

Opportunities Inc. Sunday Funday

Opportunities Inc.'s first annual Sunday Funday was held on Sunday, April 3, 2022, at Crossties in downtown Texarkana. This event included live music by up-and-coming Nashville star, Lil' Skinny, barbeque from Naamans, and a baggo competition. All proceeds benefitted children and adults with disabilities in our community.

1st Annual Pitch It Texarkana!

The inaugral Pitch It Texarkana! Entrepreneurial Competition was held on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at Crossties in Downtown Texarkana. The winning entrepreneurs were awarded $5,000 for first place, $2,500 for second place, and $1,000 for third place. The winners of the first-ever Pitch It Texarkana were first place, Jesse Darby-Tillis, Hypecon Events a sports gaming lounge; second place, Ren Overlock, TAGN a ratchet strap tie-downs with custom printed slogan "They Ain't Going Nowhere"; third place went to Brittney Haynes, that is a zero-waste refill store.

Culinary Uncorked 2022

The Pleasant Grove Independent School District Education Foundation hosted its annual Culinary Uncorked "The Best is Yet to Come" fundraiser presented by Farmers Bank & Trust on Friday, March 25, 2022, at the home of Whitney and Vickers Fuqua. The evening consisted of friends, fun, wonderful food by Jeff Loving, live music, and a silent and live auction. All proceeds benefitted the PGISD Education Foundation.

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