Volunteers prepare for 19th Annual Bramlett Beans and Cornbread

Bramlett Beans and Cornbread

TEXARKANA, TX- The 19th Annual Bramlett Beans & Cornbread luncheon will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2017from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Southwest Community Center.  All proceeds from the event will benefit the Christmas Basket program, a volunteer effort by the Cities of Texarkana, Texas and Texarkana, Arkansas and Texarkana Water Utilities that provides holiday food for families in need who reside in the Texarkana area

Lunch includes beans and cornbread, sponsored by Big Jake’s BBQ and Texarkana Independent School District, sodas sponsored by Coca Cola and coffee and dessert sponsored by Starbucks.

Bramlett Beans and Cornbread is only $5

The cost of lunch is $5 per person or six non-perishable food items.

Bramlett Beans and Cornbread

A silent auction will be held and proceeds will be donated to Empty Bowls Project, an international program dedicated to fighting hunger. The auction will feature handmade and painted bowls created by Texas High School art students. 

Bramlett Beans and Cornbread
Bob DelGiorno, Digital Media Specialist

For more information about Bramlett Beans and Cornbread, contact Lisa Thompson at lisa.thompson@txkusa.org or (903) 798-1743. 

James Bramlett is the former mayor of Texarkana, Texas. Bramlett is currently the president of Farmers Bank and Trust in Texarkana, Texas.

Farmers Bank & Trust was chartered on September 26, 1906, and has been in operation since its inception.
Farmers Bank is an independent community bank and operates out of a one bank holding company, Magnolia Banking Corporation. The Bank operates the subsidiary called Magnolia Properties, Inc.
Today, the Bank has assets of approximately $1.3 billion and offers a wide variety of products and services to serve the needs of its communities.
In addition to the Main Banking facility, FB&T currently operates three branches in Magnolia; a Main Bank and three branches in Camden; and one in Welcome that serves the Taylor area and the Springhill, Louisiana area. In 2007, FB&T purchased Southern State Bank adding new locations in Malvern, Rockport, and Haskell for central Arkansas customers.
The Bank opened a branch and mortgage department in Texarkana, TX in 2012 and a branch in Texarkana, Arkansas in 2014. In 2015, Farmers Bank & Trust acquired 1st Bank with locations in Hope, Blevins, Lewisville, and Texarkana, Arkansas and Texarkana and New Boston, Texas to extend the Bank’s presence within the I-30 corridor. In the fall of 2016, Farmers opened a full service branch in Prosper, TX to serve our customers in the northern DFW area.

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