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Labor Day Deadline

The Greenwood Democrat will be closed on Monday, September 2 for Labor Day. The deadline for ads and stories for the September 4 edition will be Friday August 30 at 11:30 a.m.

Dixie Fundraiser

Just Us will be playing bluegrass music on Saturday, August 24 at 7 p.m. at the Mansfield City Lake. Concession and 50/50 Raffle will be available. Donations are appreciated. Proceeds go toward the Dixie Theatre Restoration Fund. For more info, call Becky at 479-928-5552 or 479-461-4723.

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 There will be an awareness walk starting at 9 a.m. (speak to Amanda at Walgreens) and a blood drive (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.

Pom Squad Fundraiser

The GHS Pom Squad will be holding a fundraiser at Boo’s Bulldog Diner from 8-11 am on August 31. Boo will donate 15% of all sales during that time to the Greenwood High School Pom Squad.

Buckets and Boards

The Beta Club is having a fundraiser on August 22 at 7 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center in Greenwood. Buckets and Boards, a comedy percussion show will be performing. Adult tickets are $10 and all student tickets are $5. Pre-school children are free. Tickets may be purchased at any Greenwood School office or the main branch of Farmers Bank.