Mark your calendars for this one, actor, author, economist, Ben Stein is coming to Texarkana on Thursday, April 4!

It's the Farmers Bank & Trust Distinguished Speaker Series presents Ben Stein in an event to benefit students of both Texas A&M University-Texarkana and Texarkana College.

Ben Stein is probably most famous for being an actor with a dead-pan delivery in movies like "Farris Beuller's Day Off," and the Clear Eyes commercials, but for years he's also been an economist and Fox News and Fox Business Contributor.

The occasion will include a dinner and lecture and also a private reception before the evening festivities begin.

Tickets for the dinner and lecture are $100, if you would like to include the private reception before the event, those tickets are $200.

  • Private Reception: 6:00 PM at Farmer's Bank & Trust located at 2900 St. Michael Dr.
  • Dinner and Lecture: 7:00 PM at Texarkana Arkansas Convention Center at 5200 Convention Center Blvd.

Proceeds from the event go toward scholarships for students making the progression from Texarkana College to Texas A&M University-Texarkana. Join us for a fantastic dinner and presentation as we raise money to help local students complete their college education!

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