The Pine Bluff chapter of The Links Inc. will hold its 33rd annual Benefit Luncheon and Fashion Show at noon on May 4 at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. This event generates financial support for many of the chapter's community services.

The Pine Bluff chapter of The Links Inc. will hold its 33rd annual Benefit Luncheon and Fashion Show at noon on May 4 at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. This event generates financial support for many of the chapter’s community services.

The theme, “A Touch of Elegance with A Hint of Class” will feature chic stylish fashions. The luncheon will also feature a silent auction of a variety of choice items — beginning at 11:30 a.m. — numerous door prizes, music provided by Rickey Banks, and special entertainment by Grace McKissic.

The president of the Pine Bluff Chapter of the Links is Bettye Dunn-Wright, and the chairpersons of this luncheon are Jerilean Brewer and Ann Williams. The fashion show coordinators are Latosha Holloway and Toni Seville McCastle.

Proceeds from this annual event will support an array of community activities which the chapter sponsors, some of which are: seminars addressing international culture, artifacts, and literature; health issues in our community; a scholarship to a male student majoring in education at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff; youth tutorials; and workshops to acquaint students with global careers and foreign service opportunities.

The Links is focused on creating transformational programing and impacting lives in communities of color through its facets of services to youth, the arts, national trends and services to improve the quality of life for individuals, families and communities.

The Links celebrates 65 years as a women’s volunteer service organization committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the cultural and economic survival of African-Americans and other persons of African ancestry. A premier international service organization with more than 12,000 members in 274 chapters located in 42 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, its legacy of friends providing service that changes lives, established by the original circle of nine friends in Philadelphia, Pa., in 1946, is alive and well.

Tickets are available from any chapter member. For further information, call 870-535-2574 or visit www.linksinc.org.