Phillips County, Arkansas

    Phillips County Bicentennial Committee Minutes January 14, 2020

    Agenda Items

    1) Called to order

    • Erica Bentley called to order the meeting of the Phillips County Bicentennial Celebration Committee at 2:00 at the Phillips County Library

    2) In attendance

    • Shane Williams from Main Street Helena
    • Jo Turner and Munnie Jordan from King Biscuit Blues Festival
    • Dawna Parker from Arkansas Welcome Center
    • Vivian Hoskins from Phillips County College
    • Erica Bentley and Linda Bennett from Phillips County Library

    3) New business

    • Main Street must cancel the parade set for April 25, 2020
    • Mark Twain gave the price of $500.00 for the event on May 5, 2020
    • Decided to do away with magnets
    • A&P has given the Bicentennial celebration $500.00 to be used towards advertising

    4) Next meeting

    • Next meeting is set for Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at 2:00 pm