Berry To Keynote Annual Coon Supper

Berry to Keynote Annual Coon Supper

JONESBORO, AR – U.S. Representative Marion Berry (D-AR, 1st) will be the keynote speaker at Friday night’s annual Gillett Coon Supper. Members of the press are encouraged to attend this event. Governor Mike Beebe and Senator Mark Pryor are also expected to be in attendance.

WHAT:      Gillett Coon Supper

WHO:         Keynote Speaker: U.S. Representative Marion Berry (D-AR, 1st)

WHERE:    Gillett High School, 507 Champion Avenue, Gillett, Arkansas

WHEN:      Friday, January 9, 2008

7:30 PM, CST

The Annual Gillett Coon Supper is hosted by the Gillett Farmer’s and Businessmen’s Club in Gillett. The legendary and much celebrated event has spanned over fifty years and is one of the cornerstones of a proud community. The Gillett Farmers and Businessmen’s Club, established in 1947, is responsible for the event.  The nonprofit club uses proceeds from the Coon Supper to assist in Gillett community services and Gillett High School sports and academic programs.