April 12, 2018
-Kelli Kamanga, Board Member of the Celebrate Maya Project and Pamela Smith, Event Host | In celebration of Dr. Maya Angelou’s 90th birthday, the Celebrate! Maya Project and the Clinton Presidential Center are sponsoring the Celebrate Maya @90 Luncheon and Celebration, Thursday, April 19th from 11:30am-1pm in the Great Hall of the Clinton Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave. in Little Rock. Filmmaker Rita Coburn Whack will be the keynote speaker. She is the co-director/producer of Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise, the award-winning film on the life of Maya Angelou which reflects on how the events of history, culture, and the arts shaped her life and evolving worldview. For tickets, and more information, visit www.eventbrite.com.
-John Sanders, Post 74 Commander and R.D. Kinsey, American Legion Post 74 Commander Emeritus | The Michael Vann Johnson, Jr. American Legion Post #74 hosts the 13th Annual Tribute to Fallen Heroes Ceremony, Saturday, April 14th at 11am at Sherwood Forrest, 1111 West Maryland Avenue in Sherwood. Arkansans whom have made the ultimate sacrifice with their lives as a result of the war against terrorism will be honored. The Annual Motorcade will assemble at the Post 74 Headquarters at 821 Magnolia in North Little Rock and depart at 9am and go to Sherwood Forrest. For additional information, call 501-374-9002 or visit www.arlegionpost74.com or email [email protected]. *To reach the National Veteran’s Homeless Hotline, call (877) 424-3838.
-Henry A. Young III, Founder of Step Up Mentoring Program and Kris Young | The 2nd Annual Teen Summit hosted by Step Up Mentoring Program will take place, Saturday, April 14th at 9am at First Baptist Church, 811 Scipio A. Jones Drive, North Little Rock. The goal is to impact the lives of teenage youth ages 13-18 and empower them with knowledge and help them make a positive difference in their communities. Registration is free! To sign up, make a donation, or obtain more information, call 501-680-01449 or email [email protected].