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Chamber Announces Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXX

Chamber Announces Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXX

The Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce has formally announced the members of Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXX at an event held in the Grand Hall of the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion and presented by CHI St. Vincent. Following the announcement, CHI St. Vincent honored the new class members with a reception.

Presenting sponsor of Class XXX is JP Morgan/Chase.

Each year, approximately 50 class members are selected from many applicants to participate in the nine-month program. One day a month, October through June, the class meets at a different Central Arkansas venue to explore topics through expert speakers, panelists, tours and group presentations. Designed to develop a network of skilled leaders, the program informs, educates and trains participants on a wide variety of local and public issues.
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The Salvation Army needs YOU at Bacon Fest!

The Salvation Army needs YOU at Bacon Fest!
Come volunteer with us at Bacon Fest Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds. As a State Fair partner, The Salvation Army has been invited to participate at this inaugural Bacon Fest event. Our presence at this event is an opportunity to promote our service opportunities like the State Fair Food Drive (which will be held October 14 this year).

Help the Red Cross prepare for emergencies by donating blood

Help the Red Cross prepare for emergencies by donating blood

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (RedCross) — Disasters can strike at any time, and the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help their communities prepare for emergencies by giving blood during National Preparedness Month.

The mission of the Red Cross is to help the public prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. During National Preparedness Month, the Red Cross reminds Americans to take simple steps to get ready for emergencies in their homes, workplaces and communities. One way to support this mission is to become a regular blood donor.

A stable blood supply is central to ensuring patient needs are met in emergencies. Blood can take up to three days to be tested, processed and made available for patients. It’s the blood already on the shelves that can help save lives when disaster strikes.

Local celebrities participate in the 'Dancing with Our Stars' event

Local celebrities participate in the 'Dancing with Our Stars' event

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (CTF) -- After months of rehearsals, local “stars” will demonstrate their dance moves at the seventh annual Red Carpet for Research event "Dancing with Our Stars," on Thursday, September 11, 2014. Hosted by the Arkansas Chapter of the Children's Tumor Foundation, the evening will take place at the Statehouse Convention Center's Governors Hall IV located at 101 East Markham Street in Little Rock and will raise funds for the Children's Tumor Foundation. “Our Stars” are community leaders that will be paired with local dance instructors to compete for one of two coveted mirror ball trophies. Attendees can vote online ahead of the event at http://grow.ctf.org/RedCarpet2014Voting or in person. The evening will include complimentary pictures on the red carpet, a reception, a seated dinner, and dancing.

Drink beer, eat hot dogs for charity

Drink beer, eat hot dogs for charity

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (HSPC/DBBC) -  BREWS and BARKS will be held on September 13th, hosted by the Humane Society of Pulaski County and Diamond Bear Brewing Company. The event will take place at the new location of Diamond Bear at 600 N. Broadway in North Little Rock from 2-5pm.

Tickets for BREWS and BARKS, the only dog-friendly craft beer tasting in central Arkansas, are available at the website, www.warmhearts.org,  for $25 ($30 at gate).  The cost of admission entitles participants to unlimited beer tasting and sampling of hot dogs.  Participating craft beer breweries include: New Belgium, Boulevard, Saddlebock, Abita, Sam Adams, Mother's and Diamond Bear.

Arkansas State Fair brings parade and Ugly Dog Contest

Arkansas State Fair brings parade and Ugly Dog Contest


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Since it's the 75th Anniversary of the Arkansas State Fair this year, they're doing something special by bringing back the parade for the first time since 1983.

The fair kicks off on October 10 and lasts through the 19, and the parade will take place on Saturday morning.

The most exciting news about the fair is that registration is now officially open for the Ugly Dog Contest.

For more information, click here.


Arkansas State Fair brings parade and Ugly Dog Contest

Arkansas State Fair brings parade and Ugly Dog Contest


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Since it's the 75th Anniversary of the Arkansas State Fair this year, they're doing something special by bringing back the parade for the first time since 1983.

The fair kicks off on October 10 and lasts through the 19, and the parade will take place on Saturday morning.

The most exciting news about the fair is that registration is now officially open for the Ugly Dog Contest.

For more information, click here.