The Scholarship Committee has also authorized an alumni fund through which former students of Ashdown High School and businesses may contribute to the program in any amount, at any time.
Such contributions may be made in honor of or in memory of friends and loved ones. Pounds said all donors are invited to attend the tea and they are welcome to participate in presenting the scholarship that they are giving.
She said the club is for 4-H members between the ages of 12 and 19.
All of the proceeds will help provide scholarships to local seniors.
The Arkansas Department of Health is offering free flu shots in all local heath units.
Even in years where the flu shot is not perfect, it is still the best protection from the flu that is available.
Other important ways you can help prevent the spread of the flu is: washing your hands, avoiding people who are sick, coughing into your elbow, avoid toughing your face and eyes, and staying home when you are sick.
It is recommended that everyone aged 6 months and older get the flu shot every year.
It is especially important for pregnant women and others at high risk for complications.Any Arkansan who has not yet received a flu shot can go to the local health unit near them.The Arkansas Department of Health is reporting 125 flu-related deaths so far this season. It is not too late to get your flu shot this flu season.The flu shot is available at the local health units in every county and at many doctor's offices.Pharmacies also have flu shots available but do not give flu shots to children younger than seven years of age.Dierks Fire Chief Mike Noel reported the Dierks Volunteer Fire Department is upgrading their equipment with a grant from the Weyerhaeuser Corporation, but theyre needing some more volunteers.