Goldonna News: March 22, 2023

The Goldonna Christmas in the Park Committee members is the hardest-working elves around, even in the off-season! Mayor Gayle Cloud would like to announce that the Annual Fish Fry brought in a little over $2,000.

“The outpouring from the community was astonishing it was a great success, and the donated desserts were appreciated and a huge hit,” said Cloud.

The next fundraiser will be held in conjunction with the Winnfield First Assembly of God Church on Sunday, April 30. More details will be released soon. If you want to help the committee you can always reach out to the Mayor or one of the Aldermen.

The Creston Dusty Cut League Softball will host their signup on Tuesday, April 4th beginning at 5:00. T-Ball practice will start at 5:30 with each age group following as normal.

The Goldonna Assembly of God Youth Group has announced they will present “The Life of Jesus”. This will take place on Friday, April 7th and Saturday, April 8th at 7:00pm. This will be a Silhouette Performance which has become a local favorite. The church is located at 108 Talley Street, downtown Goldonna.

Goldonna Baptist Church is laying the groundwork to have the biggest year of Operation Christmas Child that the Goldonna community has ever seen. Pastor Dupree recently announced the following donation schedule:
March Toothbrushes & floss
April Toys (cards, dominos, jump ropes, small musical instruments, matchbox cars
May Hard plastic cups, bowls, utensils
June Sewing kits and multi tools
July School supplies, pencil cases, notebooks, crayons, coloring books
August Hats/caps, tshirts, undies, socks
September wipes, makeup, hair clips, maxi-pads, solid deodorant
October Christmas Stockings, Christmas Cards
November Packing Party

Pastor Dupree extends the invitation to the area churches and the entire community. He also invited everyone to attend the packing party as well. This is when you see all of the hard work that was dedicated during the year come to fruition.

Kingdom Kids is still going strong every Wednesday night unless the public schools are closed. Mark your calendars! The church will also be holding a 5th Sunday Singing on April 30th with food and fellowship to follow.

Pastor George Procell, River of Life Family Worship Center, announces that their church will host an “Iron Sharpens Iron Men’s Prayer Breakfast” on Saturday, May 6th. Breakfast will be served at 8:00am. The prayer service will begin at 9:00am with Brother Wade Smith as the featured speaker. Everyone is invited to enjoy a hot breakfast and fellowship with their brothers in Christ. For more information be sure and visit the event page on the church’s Facebook page.

The Healthy Living Club at Goldonna Elementary Junior High will be hosting a “Take Down Tobacco Week” from March 27-31. For $1 a day the students can dress down and donate the money to the club. The Wildcat and Lady Wildcat ball teams will be having their Spring Fundraisers. Please contact the school’s office at 318-727-9449 for more information on the “Egg my Yard” and “Easter Desserts” fundraisers. The school has also announced Kindergarten Graduation will be held on May 22, 2023 at 9:00am and the 8th grade Graduation will be held at 6:00pm.
The school will be closed for Spring Break from April 3rd thru April 10th. Students will return on April 11th.

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