– Kimberly Smith, Conference Chair; and Charmaine Wafer, Volunteer for the 6th Annual “At Promise” Girls Empowerment Conference. Delta Community Based Services presents the 6th Annual “At Promise” Girls Empowerment Conference: “Loving Me,” Saturday, August 27th from 8am-2pm in the Donaghey Building of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801 South University Ave. in Little Rock. Three hundred girls ages 12-18 can attend the free event, which is designed to address social and emotional issues in girl’s lives that negatively impact their ability of becoming educated, economically independent, future professional women of Arkansas. The conference will honor Maia Wilson for Girl of the Year and Vernita Wells for Woman of the Year. DJ Raquel will be on the one’s and two’s. Free shirts, bags, breakfast and lunch will be provided and there will be a $250 giveaway. Space is limited. To register, visitwww.atpromisegirls.com or call 501-838-8448.
– Brenda Hatton-Ficklin Visionary and Event Host for the Women’s Conference 2016 “Unbreakable.” Women from Arkansas, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, and Alabama are expected to attend this powerful Women’s Conference featuring Tele-Evangelist and Gospel Singer, Dr. Juanita Bynum, Friday (7pm) -Saturday (9am & 12pm), August 19th-20th at Second Baptist Church, 1709 John Barrow Road in Little Rock. Saturday morning speaker will be Dr. Sharon Nesbitt and Guest Psalmist will be Lecresia Campbell of Rock Hill, SC. General admission is free. VIP tickets are $50 and available for purchase at Faithful Chics Boutique. For more information, call 501-960-6745.
– Celia Anderson, Author for her new book “100 Things to do in Little Rock Before You Die.” Little Rock native and published author, Celia Anderson has written a guidebook citing local historic landmarks, attractions, shops, restaurants and more that every visitor and resident should visit in his or her lifetime. “100 Things to do in Little Rock Before You Die” features the William J. Clinton Presidential Center, Heifer International, the “Wish You Were Here” Little Rock postcards, Frankes Cafeteria, an historic barbecue joint and much more. The book is in stores now and retails for $16.00 each. Anderson will have copies available at a book signing, held Saturday, August 20th at 1:30pm at Pyramid Art, Books & Custom Framing, 1001 Wright Ave. in Little Rock. For more information, call 501-370-3248.