April 19, 2018
-Patricia Minor-Ewings, Hypertension Case Manager and Nurse Coordinator for the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities at the Arkansas Department of Health and Dwight Moore, past attendee | Arkansas Minority Barber & Beauty Shop Health Initiative will be, Saturday, April 21st. The mission is to increase public awareness about heart disease and stroke. The goal is to empower minorities to better understand hypertension prevention and management. The initiative aims to reach 500 African American and Hispanic individuals every year. Addresses and event times of participating locations the Arkansas Minority Barber & Beauty Shop Health Initiative are listed at www.healthy.arkansas.gov. For more information 501-661-2282.
-Gary Casey, Executive Director of Community First Alliance & Event Coordinator and Freddie Smith, Public Relations | The 4th Annual Big Catch Community Kids Fishing and Health Fair will be Saturday, April 21st from 8am-2pm at MacArthur Park, 601 East 9th Street in Little Rock. This free event will have fishing and recreational activities for the entire family. There will be free food, water, door prizes, giveaways, health screenings, entertainment and more! To register, visit www.c1a.life or visit Big Catch Fishing Derby on Facebook.
-Bobby Brown, Promoter of the I Luv Da Blues Tour | This event will bring a lot of great blues artists to the city. The I Luv Da Blues Tour will be Saturday, April 21st at the Barton Coliseum, 2400 Howard Street in Little Rock. A pre-show tailgate will kick off at 12 noon, followed bye a free outside show from 2pm-4pm with Nathaniel Kimble and more! The inside concert will begin at 5pm with featured artists the Akeem Kemp Band, Lady Trucker, Mo B., Lacee, Tre Williams, Terry Wright, Vic Allen, J Wonn, Lenny Williams, Calvin Richardson, and Bobby Rush. For ticket information and more, visit www.iluvdabluestour.com or call 888-684-9998.