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October 2, 2013 at 11:42 a.m.

Coat drive in Garfield

The second annual God’s Pantry Coat Drive is until Nov. 1. Pantry officials are collecting gently used or new children’s and adult coats to be given out during their Christmas Wish Tree gift giveaway. Last year more than 75 coats were distributed. The clients were very grateful for the gifts of warmth in the winter.

Deliver coats to God’s Pantry 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays and 1-4 p.m. Thursdays, or call 359-3136. In Pea Ridge, drop off locations are Arvest and Community First banks.

Pea Ridge Mule Jump Oct. 12

The 25th annual Pea Ridge Mule Jump is at 9 a.m. Oct. 12. Events will include halter class mule events, barrel races, fl ag races, pole bending and mule jumping.

Admission is $5 for ages 12 and up, $2 for ages 6-12 and free for children under 5. The mule jump will be held in the old Blackhawk Stadium.

Booth rentals are available. Non-profit booths are $30 and can set up their booth after 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11. Regular vendor booths can be rented for $50 and may set up their booth the morning of Oct. 12. All vehicles must be moved out of the midway by 8 a.m. Both types of booths include a reserved area to set up booth and four vendor passes. More vendor passes can be purchased for $3 any day prior to the day of the event. Each vendor is responsible for setting up and tearing down their own equipment and clean up. A canopy is advised.

There are multiple types of sponsorships available. Pro sponsor can be purchased for amounts of $200, $550, or $1,050. There are 13 classes available to sponsor and these sponsorships can be bought for $65. The three Negel Hall Memorial awards sponsorship can be purchased for $500. Any donations are welcome.

For information, visit or visit city hall for forms.

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