Benefit slated for family that lost everything in fire

The Van Volkenburg Family

CENTER POINT — Community events are coming up in Center Point this weekend, both to be held at the historical park downtown.

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday is Chili in the Park, which is intended to raise money for the association that runs the park, the Center Point Area Historical Preservation Association. The association is planning a host of improvements for the park but needs funding. More about recent development on this front can be read at This event will feature chili by Gordon Dockery, hot dogs, chips, tea/water and dessert for $10 a plate.

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