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City of Pine Bluff to offer free sweet potatoes on May 2 in return for completed Census



To promote the 2020 Census, the City of Pine Bluff will be distributing free sweet potatoes on Saturday, May 2, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. The distribution will be located in the parking lot of the Arts and Science Center at ​701 S Main St.

Citizens may collect a bag of sweet potatoes by completing the Census online in the parking lot. WiFi will be available for those that would like to connect and access the Census on their own devices. iPads will be provided to those in need of a device.

During the distribution, precautions against COVID-19 will be implemented to protect the health and safety of the public, including social distancing guidelines.