Speakers Circuit: Union County Fair reps to speak at Rotary
Representatives from the Union County Fair will speak at Rotary at noon Monday at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.
Beth Brumley is the executive director for Main Street El Dorado, a (501)c3 nonprofit. She is a 1994 graduate of Henderson State University where she received her bachelor’s of business administration degree. She has lived in the El Dorado area since 1994, and has been involved in several community events including: the SouthArk Outdoor Expo, El Dorado-Union County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, Main Street El Dorado board of directors 2009-2014, Union County Relay for Life Committee/ team captain since 2008 and the Union County Fair Board since 2016. She is married to Lance Brumley, has three children and attends Parkers Chapel First Baptist Church.
Louis George, programming and infrastructure tech for Enable (formerly CenterPoint Energy), has been involved with the Union County Fair for more than 30 years. He and wife, EveAnn, raised three children (Hudson, Mary Katherine and Jonathan). All three have actively raised and exhibited sheep at county, district and Arkansas State Fair. George has been a volunteer 4-H leader for the CenterPoint 4-H Club in El Dorado for many years and has been recognized as a “Special Friend of 4-H” for his many years of volunteer service and the young lives he has positively impacted. He currently serves as Livestock Show manager and vice-president for the Union County Fair.
Robin D. Bridges has served as county extension agent/ staff chair in Union County for the past eight years. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston and his master’s degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, both in animal science. He has been married for 35 years to Gail L. Bridges, with two children both grown. He also served as a county extension agent for LSU Ag Center for 25 years.
Brittany Riley is the 4-H program assistant for Union County. She grew up in Union County and is a product of the Union County 4-H program. After completing her bachelor’s degree at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, she returned to El Dorado to start a business
with her husband. She worked there for three years before joining the Union County Extension staff. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in agricultural and extension education at the University of Arkansas. She has a 4-year-old daughter at West Side Christian School.
•• • Shelby Cater, in-patient rehabilitation with the Medical Center of South Arkansas, and M.J. Morgan, a clinical liaison with MCSA, will be the guest speakers when the Kiwanis Club meets at noon Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church.
Robert Edmonds, El Dorado public works director, will be the guest speaker when the Civitan Club meets at noon Thursday at Kozy Kitchen.
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