The first annual JCOK Tug-of-War Throwdown in June was the biggest fundraiser ever for us! The event raised $2,300 for minor repairs to the building and scholarships for the E.N.R.I.C.H. Summer Program or the E.N.R.I.C.H. After-School program. Photographs by Elizabeth Howe at Fresh Wind Photography
Each year we celebrate the conclusion of the E.N.R.I.C.H. Summer Program with a banquet to E.N.R.I.C.H. kids and their parents. This year was special with Central Arkansas Development Council distributing school supplies to 50 children! Photographs by Marvin Williams at Sky Over YONDER
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May 18, 2019 -We are embarking on the 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant again. We are in the process of writing a grant that will make us the only community learning center in Texarkana, Arkansas. This grant will not only benefit children but their parents as well. We are inviting businesses, organizations, and individuals
April 28, 2017 - A ribbon-cutting ceremony for JCOK's membership into the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce. “No community can be any stronger than its weakest link.” - Jeraldine Sanders Jeraldine Sanders spoke on the vision of a counseling and rehabilitation center at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for JCOK's membership into the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce. We
February 4, 2015 - JCOK's first television interview on the "Heart to Heart" program. Jeraldine Sanders, Founder and Executive Director; and Lisa Sewell, Marketing Director; discuss JCOK's beginnings and the after-school and feeding programs. The interview begins at the 2:55 mark.