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JULY 31, 2014

  1. MISS BLACK ARKANSAS USA 2014, ARIEL McFADDEN.  THE MISS BLACK USA PAGEANT AND SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION INC., IS REDEFINING THE 2014 EDITION OF MISS BLACK USA TO EMPHASIZE ALL ATTRIBUTES THAT CONTRIBUTE TO TODAY'S SUCCESSFUL AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN-MIND, BODY AND SPIRIT.  MISS BLACK USA WAS FOUNDED IN 1986 TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES TO OUTSTANDING YOUNG AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN.  TO DATE, THE PAGEANT HAS AWARDED MORE THAN $300,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS.  THE MISS BLACK USA PAGEANT FINALS ARE SCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 10, 7P.M., AT THE UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA IN WASHINGTON, D.C.  ARIEL WILL BE AMONGST THE 30 MISS BLACK USA CONTESTANTS, FROM 28 STATES, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS TO COMPETE TO BE CROWNED 2014 MISS BLACK USA AND REDEFINE THE ROLE OF BLACK WOMEN IN TODAY'S SOCIETY.  THE PAGEANT WILL BE MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 6:30P.M.-9:30P.M., AT THE THEATER FOR PERFORMING ARTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, IN WASHINGTON, D.C.  FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/MISSBLACKARKANSASUSA2014.
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JULY 24, 2014

  1. PASTOR ROBERT JENKINS FROM MORNING STAR BAPTIST CHURCH FOR THEIR 2nd ANNUAL CENTRAL ARKANSAS COMMUNITY BLOCK PARTY.  THIS IS A FREE COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR THAT WILL INCLUDE LIVE MUSIC, FUN, GAMES AND MUCH MORE FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY.  THE HEALTH FAIR WILL BE SATURDAY, JULY 26, 10A.M.-2P.M., AT MORNING STAR BAPTIST CHURCH, 2nd & SMOTHERS ST.  ATTENDEES ARE ENCOURAGED TO BRING THEIR LAWN CHAIRS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL (501) 376-3575.
  2. STERLING INGRAM AND ALMA WILLIAMS FROM ART PORTER MUSIC EDUCATION, INC. (APME) FOR THEIR 4th ANNUAL "A WORK OF ART" JAZZ WEEK 2014.  THIS SERIES OF EVENTS SERVES AS THE NON-PROFIT'S PRIMARY FUNDRAISER, AND SERVES TO BUILD ON THE PORTER LEGACY-PROMOTING MUSIC EDUCATION WHILE PROVIDING SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DESERVING COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENTS. THIS YEAR JAZZ FANS WILL BE TREATED TO PHENOMENAL PERFORMANCES BY GRAMMY-NOMINATED KEYBOARDIST AND COMPOSER, JEFF LORBER; FORMER AMERICAN IDOL GUITARIST, PAUL JACKSON, JR.; NATIONALLY ACCLAIMED JAZZ AND FORMER ART PORTER TRIO VOCALIST, MARTHA BURKS.  SPECIAL PERFORMANCES WILL INCLUDE ARKANSAS' OWN DIZZY 7 BAND AND VIOLIN SENSATION LEXINGTON PORTER.  FOR DATES AND LOCATIONS OF ALL EVENTS FOR "A WORK OF ART" CALL (501) 492-9120 OR VISIT WWW.ARTPRTER.ORG.
  3. JOYCE RAYNOR WITH THE CENTER FOR HEALING HEARTS AND MORRIS WILLIAMS WITH OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY INC.,AND AND SPIRITS FOR THE "THAT'S WHAT'S UP: SEX, LIES, VIOLENCE, DRUGS, TOBACCO, TEXTING & THE TRUTH ABOUT IT ALL" CONFERENCE AND BACK TO SCHOOL BLOCK PARTY.  THIS CONFERENCE IS DESIGNED TO EDUCATE YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULTS ON THE REALITIES OF LIFE AND EMPOWER THEM TO SURVIVE BY MAKING THE RIGHT CHOICES.  THE CONFERENCE WILL BE SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 8A.M.-12:30P.M AT ST. JOHN BAPTIST CHURCH, 2501 S. MAIN ST., IN LITTLE ROCK.  THE BLOCK PARTY WILL BE FROM 12:30PM-4PM AT THE OMEGA PSI PHI FATERNITY HOUSE, 2521 S. STATE IN LITTLE ROCK.  IT TOO, WILL ALSO BE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC PROVIDING SCHOOL SUPPLIES, FOOD, ENTERTAINMENT AND EDUCATIONAL LITERATURE.  PARENTS MUST BRING THEIR CHILDREN AND ALL SUPPLIES WILL BE DISTRIBUTED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL (501) 372-3800.

JULY 17, 2014

  1. UALR ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, HOWARD JACKSON FOR THE EOC (EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY CENTER) TRIO PROGRAM.  TRIO PROGRAMS ARE A SET OF 7 FEDERALLY FUNDED OUTREACH PROGRAMS SPONSORED BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.  TRIO PROGRAMS WERE THE FIRST NATIONAL COLLEGE ACCESS AND RETENTION PROGRAMS TO ADDRESS SOCIAL AND CULTURAL BARRIERS TO EDUCATION IN AMERICA.  ARKANSAS CURRENTLY HAS 75 TRIO PROGRAMS SERVING OVER 27,000 STUDENTS.  THE EOC TRIO PROGRAMS PROVIDES COUNSELING AND INFORMATION ON COLLEGE ADMISSIONS TO QUALIFIED ADULTS WHO WANT TO ENTER OR CONTINUE A PROGRAM OF POST SECONDARY PARTICIPANTS.  THE EOC PROGRAM PROVIDES ASSISTANCE WITH COMPLETING COLLEGE ADMISSION AND FINANCIAL AID APPLICATIONS.  WORKSHOPS ARE CONDUCTED TO PRESENT INFORMATION ON EDUCATIONAL OR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES.  IN ADDITION, EOC PROVIDES COLLEGE PLACEMENT ADMISSION TESTING, COMPUTER TUTORIAL INSTRUCTION AND ACCESS TO ONLINE CAREER AND STUDY SKILLS RESOURCES.  TO QUALIFY FOR THE PROGRAM, APPLICANTS MUST BE 19 YEARS OLD AND RESIDE IN LONOKE, PULASKI OR SALINE COUNTY.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL (501) 907-2470 OR VISIT WWW.UALR.EDU/TRIOEOCETS.
  2. COACH HAYMAN WITH THE INDEPENDENT YOUTH FOOTBALL LEAGUE (IYFL) FOR OPENING SEASON.  THE IYFL IS A 501(c)3 YOUTH FOOTBALL ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN THROUGH SOCIALLY, SPIRITUALLY AND ATHLETICALLY CHALLENGING YOUNG PEOPLE TO BE THE BEST THEY CAN BE.  THE IYFL IS NOT ONLY FOR CHILDREN, BUT FOR THEIR PARENTS AS WELL.  THEIR SUCCESS, PROGRESS AND SUSTAINABILITY IS DEEPLY ROOTED IN EVERY EFFORT PUT FORTH BY THE MEN AND WOMEN IN THE IYFL WHO GIVE OF THEMSELVES TO MAKE IT ALL HAPPEN.  THE IYFL HAS TWO DIVISIONS WITH 6 TEAMS IN EACH, WITH AGE GROUPS RANGING FROM 5-12 YEARS OLD.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL (501) 681-2202 OR VISIT WWW.ETEAMZ.COM/IYFL.  ONE OF THE IYFL TEAMS, WESTSIDE STEELERS, WILL HOST A SHOE DRIVE THAT HELPS THE LESS FORTUNATE, THE ENVIRONMENT AND HELP RAISE FUNDS TO SUPPORT THEIR TEAM.  DROP OFF COLLECTIONS WILL BE MON., TUES. & THURS., 6-7:30P.M. AT UNION/WEST END PARK, 36th & WALKER ST., IN LITTLE ROCK OR TO SCHEDULE A PICK-UP CALL (501) 541-3703 OR (501) 744-2449.
  3. COREY HENDERSON, VICE PRESIDENT WITH THE WINTHROP ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION FOR THE ARKANSAS CAMPAIGN FOR GRADE-LEVEL READING.  THE GOAL FOR THE CAMPAIGN IS THAT, BY 2020, ALL ARKANSAS CHILDREN WILL READ AT GRADE LEVEL BY THE END OF THIRD GRADE.  READING PROFICIENTLY BY THE END OF THIRD GRADE IS THE MOST IMPORTANT INDICATOR OF SCHOOL SUCCESS AND HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION.  THIRD GRADE MARKS THE POINT BETWEEN LEARNING TO READ AND READING TO LEARN.  THE CAMPAIGN IS BASED ON THE BELIEF THAT SCHOOLS MUST BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR HELPING ALL CHILDREN ACHIEVE.  RESEARCH IN RECENT YEARS HAS BEGUN TO CLARIFY WHAT IMPACTS OUR CHILDREN'S FAILURE TO ACHIEVE READING PROFICIENCY.  THE RESEARCH HAS BEEN GROUPED INTO 4 KEY IMPACT AREAS; 1. IMPROVE SCHOOL READINESS 2. REDUCE CHRONIC ABSENCES 3. STOP SUMMER LEARNING LOSS 4.STRENGTHEN PARENT AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT.  THE ARKANSAS CAMPAIGN FOR GRADE-LEVEL READING WILL NEED THE SUPPORT AND INVOLVEMENT OF YOU, OUR CITIZENS, OUR COMMUNITY LEADERS, OUR STATE AND LOCAL PARTNERS AND OUR POLICY MAKERS, TO ACCOMPLISH OUR GOAL THAT ALL CHILDREN READ AT GRADE LEVEL BY THE END OF THE THIRD GRADE.  FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO GET INVOLVED VISIT WWW.AR-GLR.NET.

 

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