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Hillcrest Merchants Association hosting scavenger hunt

Hillcrest Merchants Association hosting scavenger hunt

Little Rock, Ark. (HMA) - The Hillcrest Merchants Association has their “hearts” in the right place.  Where is that place?  Hidden in Hillcrest, 22 hearts are waiting to be found. 

The Hillcrest Merchants Association is having a scavenger hunt for hearts.  The hunt is beginning, Tuesday, January 28th, and ending February 12th. Twenty-two Hillcrest merchants will have hidden special hearts in their businesses.  There are cards explaining where the businesses are located. 

When you find the heart you list the business that you found the heart and where it was hidden.  When you find ten hearts and fill out the card, you are eligible to win the HEART OF HILLCREST prize of over $2,000.00 in Gift cards, Services and goods.  See the following list:

Still time to enroll in Little Rock’s Entrepreneurial Training Course

Still time to enroll in Little Rock’s Entrepreneurial Training Course

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (LR)  – The deadline is quickly approaching to enroll in the City of Little Rock’s Entrepreneurial Training Course for Spring 2014. Space is very limited for the ten-week class that begins February 3, 2014. Enrollment closes at 5:00 pm Friday, January 31, 2014.

“The Entrepreneurial Training Course is for anyone who has ever wanted to start their own business or to turn a hobby or skill into a real job,” said Chauncey Holloman spokesperson for the Little Rock Small Business Development Office. “The City of Little Rock is committed to developing and nurturing entrepreneurs and small business growth.”

Walmart, Sam’s Club in Little Rock area hosting Flu vaccine clinics

Walmart, Sam’s Club in Little Rock area hosting Flu vaccine clinics

Walmart customers and Sam’s Club members who have not yet received their flu shots can do so at select store and club locations in the Little Rock area.

Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacists will administer flu shots for individuals 18 and older. In addition to flu shots, Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacists are able to provide immunizations for the top vaccines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention including:

  • Pneumonia (pneumococcal)
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Chickenpox (varicella)
  • HPV (human papilloma virus)
  • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
  • Meningitis (meningococcal)
  • Shingles (herpes zoster)
  • Tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough

 Locations offering immunizations include:

Acxiom named "Supplier of the Year" by MEDIA Magazine

Acxiom named "Supplier of the Year" by MEDIA Magazine

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Acxiom® (Nasdaq: ACXM), the leading enterprise data, analytics and software-as-a-service company, today announced that it has been named "Supplier of the Year" by one of the most respected industry publications, MEDIA Magazine, for its unique contributions to the industry with the recent launches of its Audience Operating System (AOS) and AboutTheData.com, its consumer portal.

"We're thrilled to be recognized by MEDIA Magazine and especially by Joe Mandese, who understands this segment as well as anyone," said Scott Howe, Acxiom CEO. "This is a win for the industry. We never set out to build an Acxiom product. Our intent was to always build an industry solution that everyone could use and build upon to advance privacy-compliant 1:1 marketing at scale. It's extremely gratifying to be recognized for the progress we've made."

Sister Restaurant of the Pantry Coming to Hillcrest

Sister Restaurant of the Pantry Coming to Hillcrest

Tomas Bohm, owner of The Pantry restaurant, is bringing a sister restaurant, The Pantry Crest, to Hillcrest... Read More

SBA seeks nominations for Arkansas Small Business Person of the Year, Small Business Champions

SBA seeks nominations for Arkansas Small Business Person of the Year,  Small Business Champions

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SBA) The U.S. Small Business Administration Arkansas District Office is seeking successful and inspiring entrepreneurs to represent Arkansas during SBA’s 2014 Small Business Week.  Nominations are due January 17, 2014.

“This is the time to honor an outstanding entrepreneur in your area.  Small business owners are so important to the strength of our country, and these awards provide an opportunity to celebrate their success,” said Yolanda Garcia Olivarez, SBA Regional Administrator.  Olivarez heads Region VI which serves more than 3.3 million entrepreneurs in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.  “Each day these men and women overcome obstacles with creativity and perseverance, and help create jobs for themselves and others.”

Waffles for every meal

Waffles for every meal

The Waffle Wagon is worth tracking down.

Now that the food truck is a fixture on our culinary landscape, those who would succeed must develop a menu to separate it from all the various chow trucks roaming the streets of Little Rock. One of our newest trucks, the Waffle Wagon, has managed to do just that by taking the ordinary waffle concept and bending it into such a wide variety of sweet and savory offerings that folks used to their morning Eggo will hardly recognize these tasty waffles as even being the same sort of pastry... Read More