The Pine Bluff NAACP Branch will hold its membership meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at Bethany Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 1923 S. Olive St., according to a news release.

Also, the NAACP still has tickets available for its annual Dove Freedom Fund Banquet set for 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. Fort Smith Mayor George B. McGill will be the featured speaker. Tickets are $40 each or $400 per table of eight. Details: Rhonda N. Rawlings, or 870-413-1365 or Wanda V. Neal, 870-540-7399.