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Early Happy Birthday, Little Rock Zoo elephants!

Early Happy Birthday, Little Rock Zoo elephants!

The Little Rock Zoo will soon be throwing a birthday party for the elephants. Join the zoo for gifts, barn tours, cake smashing and more on March 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

  • Place presents in the elephant yard at 9:30
  • FREE Barn Tours from 10:30-2:30
  • Elephant Cake Smashing at 2:30

Other activities include kids area, biofacts, and conservation awareness stations. Elephant Paintings will be sold to benefit elephant conservation and enrichment.

There will be two behind-the-scenes packages to bid on:


1) Elephant Painting Experience-choose your colors, watch the elephant paint, and personal photo opportunities

2) Elephant Washing Experience-Grab a brush and scrub an elephant's back! There will be personal photo opportunities

Operation Thank You Puts Members in Front of Nearly 2000 Businesses!

Operation Thank You Puts Members in Front of Nearly 2000 Businesses!

Beginning, Monday, March 31 through Friday, April 4, Chamber member representatives have the opportunity to connect with other Chamber members through Operation Thank You as they personally deliver the 2014 Membership Plaques (shelf and window) and Capital Assets: 2014 Little Rock Regional Chamber Business Guide.This year, deliveries are expected to exceed 1,800.
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Sheriff's office to host public gun auction

Sheriff's office to host public gun auction

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ark. (JCSO) - On Saturday, March 22, 2014 the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Tri-County Drug Task Force, and South Central Arkansas Law Enforcement Society (S.C.A.L.E.S.) Gun Club will host a public auction, where in accordance with Arkansas Code Annotated A.C.A. §13-4-408 and A.C.A. §13-4-409 Disposition of Property and Evidence, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and Tri-County Drug Task Force in conjunction with the South Central Arkansas Law Enforcement Society Gun Club proposes to offer the below listed items for sale at a PUBLIC AUCTION to the highest bidder(s) pursuant to District/Circuit Orders.

The following is a listing of brands name of weapons to be auctioned:

Approx. One-hundred thirty seven (137) Shotguns

Events at Pinnacle Mountain for Spring Break

Events at Pinnacle Mountain for Spring Break

WEST LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (PMSP) - We invite you and your family to attend one of our regularly scheduled interpretive programs. All programs are FREE unless otherwise stated. Children 7-14 should ask at one of the programs on how to become a State Park Explorer.

MARCH 2

  • Morning Birding - 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Join Park Interpreter Maryanne (maryanne.stansbury@arkansas.gov) for a morning of birding with assistance from Central Arkansas Master Naturalists.  Please bring your binoculars and any field guides you find helpful.  We will walk a half-mile paved trail looking for the first signs of spring arrivals.  Wear comfortable shoes and bring water to hydrate. Meeting place: Arboretum Trailhead
Admission: Free

2014 Spring Fishing Classic coming soon

2014 Spring Fishing Classic coming soon

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Spring Fishing Classic at Bass Pro Shops, 1 Bass Pro Drive in Little Rock, Ark., provides adults, children and families the chance to learn how to fish at Bass Pro Shops stores across the U.S. and Canada at no cost.

Praise and Raise Lupus Gospel Concert

Praise and Raise Lupus Gospel Concert

We are sorry to say that we will have to cancell the Praise and Raise Lupus Gospel Concert on Saturday, April 19, 2014, however, we are looking at Saturday, April 26, 2014. 

 

Watch for the new date.  Thank you.

Porter Fund benefits Thea Scholarships, to be acknowledged during Portis Lifetime Achievement Gala

Porter Fund benefits Thea Scholarships, to be acknowledged during Portis Lifetime Achievement Gala

In the midst of its thirteenth annual scholarship season, the Thea Foundation is pleased and grateful to announce that the Porter Fund, an organization supporting the literary arts in Arkansas, has established a $4,000 scholarship to support the first place winner of the Foundation’s annual Creative Writing Scholarship Competition for up to four years, a total of $16,000.  The generous gift will be acknowledged during a gala to honor Arkansas native and novelist Charles Portis, recipient of the Porter Fund’s Lifetime Achievement Award, at the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion on Thursday, April 3rd, 2014.  Thea Foundation Executive Director Paul Leopoulos and 2014 Creative Writing Scholarship 1st place recipient Annika Miller of Conway High School will be invited to remark on the charitable donation.