The United Way’s annual update on the agency’s accomplishments in key categories of service — education, income and health — is the main item on the agenda at the April 10 Report to the Community Luncheon at Cacharel Restaurant.Executive Director Cynthia Jensen said that the winner of this year’s Human Service Innovation Award will also be announced at the event. The award, which recognizes an individual whose work in the community has improved human services in Arlington, was presented to Bonnie Bowman in 2012.Attendees at this event get a snapshot of how the United Way’s initiatives have improved education, financial stability and healthy lifestyles for target populations.Luncheon tickets are $25 per person, and reservations are due Friday. Register at www.uwarlington2013report.eventbrite.com or call Cheryl Tribett at 817-548-9595.Tee it up for charityThe April 12 golf tournament hosted by the Junior League of Arlington will offer more than simply golf. The event will also have a live concert to entice nongolfers to attend.Tournament players will enjoy a noon luncheon at Tierra Verde Golf Club before the 1:30 p.m. shotgun start of the four-person handicap scramble. Putting, hole-in-one and longest-drive contests will ramp up the competition and keep things interesting.In charge of the event is JLA member Kandi Pound with help from committee members Charity Gunter, Emily Durbin, Kate Grigal, Heather Cameron, Holly Potter-Harvey, Sara Leblanc, Tamika Tutt, Nina Capel, Karen Castillo, Casie Hough, Julie Meyer, Leslie Gottlieb, Bonita Holloway and Lori Marks.A helicopter ball drop at 6 p.m. will award the owner of the ball that drops closest to the pin a $1,000 Elfa space makeover courtesy of The Container Store.Tickets for the ball drop can be purchased at the event or in advance online for $25 or five tickets for $100. The winner does not have to be present.Pound says that awards will go to the top three overall teams and to the top women’s team during the awards ceremony at the 6:30 p.m. dinner. Nongolfers can purchase dinner-only tickets for $10.A concert on the green is planned for 7 p.m. starring Charlie Mars.“He is an up-and-coming singer-songwriter from Mississippi, and his music has been featured on TV shows like How I Met Your Mother and Weeds,” said Pound, adding a suggestion to preview Mars’ music at www.charliemars.com. Tickets for the concert only are $25, available online or at the event.Money raised at the tournament helps the Junior League continue supporting dozens of local charities and funds projects the back-to-school fair, Glass Slipper Boutique and Center for Community Service.Save money by registering by Monday for $140 per player or $550 per team. Late registration is $155 each/$600 per team. Price includes cart, green fees, range balls, goody bag, specialty item, lunch, beverages and snacks on course during play, dinner and the concert.Direct inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 817-277-9481. Details, event tickets and tournament registration are available under the Events menu at www.jlarlington.org.Encore ClubA Spring Coffee on April 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. hosted by the Encore Club is a chance for prospective members to learn more about the organization and meet current members.Hospitality Chairwoman Kay Bond said the club will honor past presidents at the meeting and welcome ladies who want to consider membership. The venue is North Davis Church of Christ, 1601 N. Davis Drive.Encore Club’s mission is to promote friendship among women through club activities. To inquire, contact Jo Davis at email@example.com.
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