• The "Soup for the Soul" food drive and Donny Edwards' Elvis tribute concert recently collected more than 100 pounds of nonperishable food items for the resident food bank operated by the Clarksville Housing Authority, according to a news release from the authority. The authority oversees 173 low-income public housing units in Clarksville and 20 units in Dover.
Next year's concert and food drive will be held Aug. 4 at the Center for the Arts, 2209 S. Knoxville Ave. in Russellville.
• The Susan G. Komen Ozark Affiliate recently awarded more than $700,000 in grants to several state and regional agencies, including the Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House and Mercy Fort Smith, according to a news release from Komen Ozark. Mercy Fort Smith received $62,564 and the Cancer Support House received $37,000 to help fund their respective breast-health services.
The total amount of the grants awarded was $731,630, according to the release. Other agencies receiving grants include Community Clinic, Hope Cancer Resources, Mercy Breast Bentonville and Washington Regional Cancer Support Home, all serving Benton and Washington counties; Cox Foundation serving Stone and Taney counties in Missouri; Madison County Health Coalition; and North Arkansas Partnership for Health Education, serving Boone, Carroll and Newton counties.
Visit www.komenozark.org for information.