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OCTOBER 30, 2014

  1. VICE PRESIDENT OF ARVEST BANK, MARCUS GUINN AND BRANCH MANAGER, TONYA JAMES FOR ARVEST BANKS' 1 MILLION MEALS INITIATIVE.  ARVEST BANKS 1 MILLION MEALS INITIATIVE HAS BEEN DEDICATED TO RAISING AWARENESS ABOUT FOOD INSECURITY AND PROVIDING MEALS FOR THE KANSAS, OKLAHOMA, MISSOURI AND ARKANSAS COMMUNITIES FOR THE PAST 4 YEARS.  THE INTIATIVE CHALLENGES BANK ASSOCIATES, CUSTOMERS AND COMMUNITIES TO PARTICIPATE IN FUNDRAISING EFFORTS AND NONPERISHABLE FOOD DRIVES TO FIGHT HUNGER IN THE MORE THAN 120 COMMUNITIES THE BANK SERVES.  THE INITIATIVE IS NEEDED AS 49 MILLION INDIVIDUALS, INCLUDING 16 MILLION CHILDREN, ARE IDENTIFIED AS FOOD INSECURE.  THE INTIATIVE GOES UNTIL NOV.1 AND CONCLUDES JUST BEFORE THANKSGIVING WHEN DONATIONS ARE PRESENTED TO 59 LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS WHO FEED THE HUNGRY IN THEIR COMMUNITIES.  FOR MORE INFORMATION ON 1 MILLION MEALS OR TO MAKE A MONETARY/NONPERISHABLE FOOD ITEM DONATION VISIT ANY ARVEST BRANCH IN CENTRAL ARKANSAS, CALL (866) 952-9523 OR VISIT WWW.ARVEST.COM/MILLIONMEALS.  YOU CAN ALSO JOIN TRE'DAY FROM POWER 92.3 ON SATURDAY, 10A.M.-NOON, AT ARVEST BANK, 1720 S. UNIVERSITY TO MAKE A DONATION.
  2. LITERACY FACILITATOR, ALETA POSEY AND NEITASHA TIMS, ROCKEFELLER ELEMENTARY LIBRARIAN FOR THE NATIONAL BLACK CHILDREN'S BOOK FAIR TOUR KICKOFF, HOSTED BY SAY IT LOUD!.  THIS TOUR WAS ORGANIZED TO BRING BOOKS AND THE AUTHORS AND ILLUSTRATORS WHO CREATE THEM TO VARIOUS CITIES AROUND THE COUNTRY, WITH IT'S LAUNCH BEING IN LITTLE ROCK,AR, NOVEMBER 6-8.  THE TOUR WAS CONCEIVED BY A GROUP OF ESTABLISHED AUTHORS/ILLUSTRATORS OF COLOR CONCERNED ABOUT THE LACK OF DIVERSITY IN CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE AND THE NEED TO GET THOSE BOOKS THAT ARE PUBLISHED TO BOOK BUYERS.  PATRICK OLIVER, LITTLE ROCK NATIVE AND FOUNDER OF SAY IT LOUD!, HAS BEEN TAPPED TO SERVE AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE TOUR.  THE 2 DAYS OF ACTIVITES WILL INCLUDE A TOUR OF LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, A RECEPTION AT THE MOSAIC TEMPLARS CULTURAL CENTER, THE BOOK FAIR, WHICH WILL OFFER BOOKS FOR SALE THAT CAN BE SIGNED BY THE AUTHORS AND ILLUSTRATORS, PANEL DISCUSSIONS, SEMINARS AND ACTIVITES FOR THE KIDS.  THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL (501) 952-6169 OR INFO@SPEAKLOUDLY.
  3. LEANNA GODLEY, PRESIDENT OF GODDESS PRODUCTS, LINDA NELSON, SMALL BUSINESS ASSOC. DIRECTOR AND MIA McNEAL, V.P. AT SOUTHERN REGION MINORITY SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL ON HOW YOUR BUSINESS CAN FLOURISH AND SUCCEED.  GODDESS PRODUCTS, INC. IS IN THE MIDST OF FULFILLING THE LARGEST CONTRACT EVER AWARDED TO A MINORITY OFFICE SUPPLY VENDOR BY THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.  IN JANUARY GODDESS PRODUCTS WAS AWARDED A CONTRACT WORTH $12.5 MILLION TO FULFILL OFFICE SUPPLY ORDERS FROM VARIOUS STATE AGENCIES.  THEY WERE SELECTED THROUGH A COMPETITIVE BID PROCESS AND EXHIBITED THE CAPACITY TO MEET STATE'S NEEDS.  THE SOUTHERN REGION MINORITY SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL IS THE REGIONAL AFFILIATE OF THE NATIONAL MINORITY SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL.  THEY CERTIFY ETHNIC MINORITY OWNED BUSINESSES WHO HAVE A DESIRE TO DO BUSINESS WITH CORPORATIONS AND MANY PUBLIC AGENCIES REGARDLESS OF SIZE.  THE PURPOSE OF BEING CERTIFIED BY THE AGENCY IS TO MAKE SURE A BUSINESS IS A GENUINE MINORITY OWNED, OPERATED AND CONTROLLED ENTITY.  THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IS A SMALL, INDEPENDENT FEDERAL AGENCY, WHOSE ADMINISTATOR IS A MEMBER OF THE PRESIDENT'S CABINET.  THEIR MISSION IS TO HELP THOSE WHO WANT TO START THEIR OWN BUSINESS, SURVIVE AND THRIVE.  THEY ALSO WORK WITH EXISTING SMALL BUSINESSES WHO MAY WANT TO EXPAND, EXPORT AND MANY OTHER AREAS.  THE 3 MAIN TOOLS THEY HAVE TO ASSIST ARE CAPITAL, COUNSELING AND CONTRACTING.  THEY ADMINISTER ONE PROGRAM THAT IS DESIGNED FOR SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED BUSINESSES.  THEY ALSO CERTIFY BUSINESS OPERATING IN A HUBZONE (HISTORICALLY UNDER-UTILIZED BUSINESS ZONES).  MINORITY, WOMEN, VETERANS, RURAL, LOW-TO-MODERATE INCOME AREAS, THESE ARE THE AREAS THEY TRY TO REACH.  FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE SMALL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION CALL (501) 324-7379 EXT.225.  FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE SOUTHERN REGION MINORITY SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL VISIT THEIR WEBSITE WWW.SRMSDC.ORG OR CALL (501) 374-7026. 

OCTOBER 23, 2014

  1. DINO DAVIS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OF THE QUALITY LIVING CENTER (QLC),INC. FOR THEIR 7th ANNUAL "SALUTE TO RECOVERY" GALA.  QLC'S MISSION IS TO PROVIDE THE HIGHEST QUALITY OF ALCOHOL/DRUG TREATMENT, INTERVENTION AND PREVENTION SERVICES BY PROVIDING TREATMENT PROGRAMMING AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES IN A CHEMICAL FREE ENVIRONMENT TO PROMOTE HEALTHY LIFESTYLES.  THIS MISSION IS CARRIED OUT THROUGH PROVISIONS OF A SAFE, CLEAN AND SOBER HOUSING FACILITY FOR ADULTS RECOVERING FROM ALCOHOL AND OR DRUG ABUSE.  QLC OFFERS STATE-LICENSED DRUG AND ALCOHOL TREATMENT SERVICES AND TRANSITIONAL LIVING, THERBY ASSISTING INDIVIDUALS IN ACHIEVING SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION BACK INTO THE COMMUNITY.  "SALUTE TO RECOVERY" IS AN EVENING DEDICATED TO CELEBRATING THESE SUCCESS STORIES AND DESIGNED TO HONOR PROGRAM ALUMNI AND THOSE WHO HAVE WORKED TIRELESSLY TO ASSIST THESE INDIVIDUALS IN THEIR JOURNEYS.  "SALUTE TO RECOVERY" WILL BE OCTOBER 25, AT THE DOUBLETREE HOTEL, 424 WEST MARKHAM IN LITTLE ROCK.  FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.QUALITYLIVINGCENTER.NET OR CALL (501) 663-3490.
  2. STEVEN J. YOUNG, CHAIR/COORDINATOR, LAURA MONTGOMERY, AEA VICE PRESIDENT, & JOHN ROSALES, NEA INTERACTIVE MEDIA IN WASHINGTON, D.C. FOR THE 2nd ANNUAL "BUILD COMMUNITIES NOT BULLIES" (BCNB).  IN THE WAKE OF MANY TRAGEDIES IN OUR NATION RELATED TO BULLYING, THE AEA/NEA EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS IN CENTRAL ARKANSAS HAVE FORMED THE AEA/NEA MAKING CONNECTIONS STEERING COMMITTEE (MCSC) TO EDUCATE AND TAKE THE LEAD IN HELPING ERASE BULLYING FROM OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS. THEIR GOAL IS EXACT-"BUILD COMMUNITIES NOT BULLIES!"  THIS ANTI-BULLYING FEST WILL BE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 11A.M.-3P.M., ON THE GROUNDS OF THE CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY.  THERE WILL BE STUDENT PERFORMANCES, SPEAKERS, VENDORS AND LOTS OF ACTIVITIES.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL (501) 374-4955 OR (501) 247-6858 OR VISIT WWW.BUILDCOMMUNITESNOTBULLIES.ORG.
  3. EDDIE PARNELL, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF HARMONY HEALTH CLINIC AND MARK VERBOS, EVENT CHAIR FOR THE 4th ANNUAL WORLD CHEESE DIP CHAMPIONSHIP.  OVER THE PAST THREE EVENTS, OVER 10,000 PEOPLE HAVE COME TOGETHER TO CELEBRATE THE LOCAL PHENOMENON KNOWN AS CHEESE DIP BY CASTING THEIR VOTES TO DECIDE WHAT IS THE BEST TASTING RECIPE IN THE WORLD.  TEAMS ARE DIVIDED INTO AMATEUR AND PROFESSIONAL DIVISIONS, AND WINNERS WILL BE DETERMINED THROUGH A SERIES OF BLIND TASTINGS BY JUDGES.  FESTIVAL ATTENDEES WILL ALSO BE ABLE TO VOTE TO DETERMINE WHO WILL RECEIVE THIS YEAR'S PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD.  ALL PROCEEDS FROM THIS EVENT WILL BENEFIT HARMONY HEALTH CLINIC, WHICH IS A FREE HEALTH AND WELLNESS CLINIC WHO SERVES THE NEEDS OF THE MEDICALLY UNINSURED AND UNDESERVED WHO LIVE IN CENTRAL ARKANSAS, BY PROVIDING ACCESS TO QUALITY MEDICAL CARE AT NO COST TO PATIENTS.  THE WORLD CHEESE DIP FESTIVAL WILL BE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 11A.M.-3P.M., AT THE BERNICE GARDENS AND MAIN STREET, IN LITTLE ROCK FROM DAISY BATES TO 16th.  FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.CHEESEDIP.NET.

OCTOBER 16, 2014

  1. SELANDRIA JACKSON AND SEDRIC MAYFIELD FOR COMING HOME TO CENTERSTAGE.  DUNBAR COMMUNITY CENTER CELEBRATES 60 YEARS! (OCT. 1954 - OCT. 2014) ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  FORMER "OLD SCHOOL" PATRONS, MEMBERS, DUNBAR RAIDERS, DUNBAR HAWKS, RESIDENTS OF VILLAGE SQUARE, LEGENDS GAME PLAYERS OF SUMMER LEAGUE, AND PLAYERS OF JACKSON/MYERS TENNIS COURTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO RETURN AND JOIN IN THE CELEBRATION.
    •  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17TH
      • 6PM-7PM:  MEET & GREET RECEPTION FOR FORMER & PRESENT STAFF
      • 7PM-9PM:  COMING HOME TO CENTER STAGE SPECIAL PROGRAM
  2. DEITRIC & ANGELETTA GILES WITH THEIR 7-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER LONDYN FOR THE 5TH ANNUAL ARKANSAS WALK NOW FOR AUTISM SPEAKS.  THE WALK SUPPORTS AUTISM SPEAKS MISSION TO RAISE FUND FOR RESEARCH, AWARENESS, AND ADVOCACY. IT'S POWERED BY VOLUNTEERS AND FAMILIES WITH LOVED ONES ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM.  7-YEAR-OLD LONDYN GILES WILL BE SINGING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM AND ALSO HAS A TEAM AT THE WALK CALLED "LONDYN'S LEAGUE."  THE WALK TAKES PLACE, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18TH AT THE CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER IN DOWNTOWN LITTLE ROCK.  THE 5K AT 8AM | REGISTRATION AT 8:30AM | WALK AT 10:25AM.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.WALKNOWFORAUTISMSPEAKS.ORG.
  3. ELSTON FORTE FOR PULASKI COUNTY YOUTH SERVICES (PCYS) FALL PROGRAMS.  SEVERAL FREE PROGRAMS ARE AVAILABLE TO THE YOUTH OFFERED BY PULASKI COUNTY THIS FALL.  THE LINE-UP INCLUDES OUR CLUB AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM FOR YOUTH AGES 6-18;  ACT PREP PROGRAM BEGINNING ON NOV. 1ST FOR 10TH-12 GRADE STUDENTS; YOUTH POSITIVE ACTION COALITION (YPAC) PROGRAM FOR 6TH-8TH GRADERS; AND YOUTH LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION TEAM. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.PULASKICOUNTYYOUTHSERVICES.ORG OR CALL 501-340-8250.
  4. TIMMONS, AND GLORIA LOVE FOR THE MOVE YOUR BODY COMMUNITY FORUM. CHILDHOOD OBESITY HAS MORE THAN DOUBLED IN CHILDREN AND QUADRUPLED IN ADOLESCENTS INTHE PAST 30 YEARS.  THE MOVE YOUR BODY COMMUNITY FORUM WILL BE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18 FROM 9AM-1PM AT THE METROPLEX EVENT CENTER IN LITTLE ROCK.  IT IS GEARED TO PROVIDE YOUTH WITH ACTIVITIES SUCH AS EXERCISE & COOKING DEMONSTATIONS, AND BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS. THEY WILL BE WEIGHED, MEASURED, AND RECEIVE BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS AND HEALTHY LIVING TIPS, AS WELL AS A HEALTHY LUNCH.  FREE GIVEAWAYS WILL BEGIN AT 10AM WITH PRIZES CONSISTING OF BIKES, HELMENTS, FITNESS HOOPS, BASKETBALLS, SOCCERBALLS, FOOTBALLS & JUMP ROPES.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 501-221-1788.
    • SPONSORED BY THE LINKS INCORPORATED, DEREK LEWIS FOUNDATION, LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DISTRICT, TIMMONS ARTS FOUNDATION, UAMS CANCER RESEARCH, HEALTHY BOYS & GIRLS, & ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.

THE BROADWAY JOE TALK SHOW IS BROADCAST LIVE THURSDAY MORNINGS AT 9A.M. ON 102.1 KOKY AND RE-BROADCAST SATURDAY MORNINGS AT 6A.M. ON

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