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Around Town — August 28, 2013

<p>The 2013 Football Preview is here!</p><p>See Section B</p>

The 2013 Football Preview is here!

See Section B

Anniversary of Historical Battle

The 150th Anniversary of Devils Backbone Ridge Battle and Union Return to Fort Smith will be held Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. at Fort Smith National HIstoric Site at the end of Rogers Ave. Contact Larry Puckett for more information 479-769-4738.

Walgreens Breast Cancer Awareness Day

The annual Walgreens Breast Cancer Awareness day will be October 12 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. They are looking for local entertainers. Interested parties can contact Jeannette at 479-414-7545 or inquire at Walgreens in Greenwood. Booths are also available Karren at 479-883-5805 or karrenawareness@gmail.com. A blood drive will be held contact Christy at 479-322-0770. Raffle tickets for a Remington Bolt Action 770 are for sale as well. Donations are also graciously accepted in the store.

Third Annual Pancake Breakfast

Focus on Greenwood is having their 3rd Annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, September 21 at the Pizza Barn. The breakfast runs from 6 a.m. until 10 a.m. Tickets for adults are $4 and children are $2. The menu will be pancakes, sausage, juice, milk or coffee. All proceeds will be used to fund scholarships and provide assistance with medical expenses for local students and families.

Fun Run to help third grader

Local educators and parents are organizing a Fun Run on September 21 to help raise money for Caleb Garfield. Garfield is a third grader at Westwood Elementary and was diagnosed with diabetes. A service dog was recommended to help monitor his blood sugar irregularities. Entry forms can be obtained at the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce or any school office.

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