Several local events are seeing changes after the announcement of the end of Jonesboro Jaycees.
Below is their full statement:
As of April 30, 2022, Jonesboro Jaycees has disbanded. We are proud to have run these and other projects for so many years and look forward to seeing them flourish under new stewardship.
Effective Immediately, Nettleton Baptist Church will be taking over administration of the Goodfellows and Christmas For Kids projects.
They will announce sign-up procedures as soon as they have finalized details. Please follow their Facebook page for future updates.
The Jonesboro Christmas Parade is now operated by the Jonesboro Foundation of Arts.
Information regarding the parade theme and date will be announced by the Foundation when details are finalized.
We deeply appreciate the years of support from our community, volunteers, and donors. We are very thankful to Nettleton Baptist and the Foundation of Arts for taking on these projects that have meant so much to our members and our community. Thank you Jonesboro for 70 years of support and friendship.