Speak­ers Cir­cuit: Union County Fair reps to speak at Ro­tary

El Dorado News-Times - - Living -

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.

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Robert Ed­monds, El Do­rado pub­lic works di­rec­tor, will be the guest speaker when the Civ­i­tan Club meets at noon Thurs­day at Kozy Kitchen.

Or­ga­ni­za­tions in­ter­ested in list­ing a speaker in Speak­ers Cir­cuit should send in­for­ma­tion about the speaker to ed­i­to­rial@el­do­radonews.com. A club mem­ber should pro­vide back­ground in­for­ma­tion on their speak­ers in writ­ing or by e-mail to the News-Times. The dead­line for sub­mit­ting back­ground in­for­ma­tion is noon on Thurs­day for the fol­low­ing Sun­day’s news­pa­per.

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