March 02, 2017
-Dr. Carl Gilbert and Candace Graham, RN for HOHS (Haitian Organization for Health Services) of Little Rock for the 1st Mardi Gras Masquerade Party. HOHS (Haitian Organization for Health Services) of Little Rock hosts their 1st Mardi Gras Masquerade Party, Saturday, March 4th from 7pm-Midnight at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 11301 Financial Parkway in Little Rock. The night will consist of dancing, dinner, a silent auction, prizes and more! Proceeds will fund an upcoming mission’s trip to Haiti for equipment and supplies. For tickets, more information, or donations, call 801-850-3036 or visit their Go Fund Me account “H.O.H.S Returns to Haiti.”
-Linda Rowe Thomas, CEO & Celebrity Designer and Greta Wilkinson, RN for the 6th Annual “Fashion in the Park” fundraiser. Designing Hope Foundation presents the 6th Annual Fashion in the Park fundraiser, Thursday, March 9th at Romas by Linda Rowe Thomas Showroom, 310 Center Street, Little Rock. A VIP reception will be held at 5:30pm and a Silent Auction at 6:45pm. The show starts at 7:30pm. Enjoy a night of fashion, philanthropy and fun as they bring Central Park to Central Arkansas for a great cause! The Little Rock Firemen will be burning up the runway in conjunction with designs from celebrity fashion designer Linda Rowe Thomas. The fundraiser will benefit the burn survivors of Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the adult survivor program SOAR, Camp Sunshine for young survivors, and also bring awareness to an unnoticed cause. For tickets and more information, visit www.designing-hope.org or call 501-712-0246.
-Marvin L. Benton, Author and Valerie E. Benton, Writer of “Unfallen Hero.” After barely escaping death, one Little Rock Firefighter struggles through significant injury and loss tho hold onto his old identity while embracing a new life-purpose. “Unfallen Hero” is the story of one man’s remarkable faith and courage after the fire that destroyed 33 percent of his body threatened to destroy his career, family, standing in the community, and his sanity. Marvin is an impassioned storyteller, and his collaborator wife, Valerie Benton, is a gifted documentation and writer. Together, they have composed an uplifting, sometimes funny, sometimes painful, always sobering memoir that will challenge readers to live life with the provocative boldness of an unfallen hero. To purchase a copy of “Unfallen Hero” visit Xpress Rx in Sherwood, Firefighter’s Museum in Little Rock, Pyramid Art, Books and Custom Framing in LR, or purchase it online at www.unfallenhero.com. For booking and general inquiries, call 501-850-9316.