October 25, 2018
– Guests: Kristina Gulley, Community Advocate/Volunteer and Shorter College student, DuShun “Shun” Scabrough II | The 1st North Little Rock Neighborhoods Beautification Recycle Drop-Off and Shred Event will be Saturday, October 27th from 10am-1pm in the parking lot of Shorter College, 604 North Locust Street in N. Little Rock. Residents can bring their old bills, personal papers, and document to the event and Arkansas Records Management will securely shred them free-of-charge. Free grilled hot dogs and drinks will be on site. Participants are asked to donate canned goods to support “Baskets with a Purpose”, an organization that provides food to local families in need for Thanksgiving. For more information, call 501-744-0085.
– Guests: Charles Stewart, President of the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame | The 26th Annual Induction Ceremony of the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame is Saturday, October 27th at 7:30pm at the Robinson Center Performance Hall. The one-night only variety show will honor 26 years with dance, music, and spoken word. Six Black Arkansans will be honored for their exceptional achievements. The honorees include, athlete Darrell Walker; education advocate and political leader, Mary Louise Williams; film and stage actor, Brent Jennings; renowned mixed media visual artist; Kevin Cole, Army deputy chief of staff for logistics; LTG. Andre F. Piggee; and posthumous the first African American woman recognized as a symphonic composer, Florence B. Price. The organization’s first coffee table book, “Seeds of Genius: 25 Years of the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame will be available for purchase at the celebration and online, as well as tickets. Log on to www.arblackhalloffame.org for more details.
– Guests: Mark Rydel, Morrgage Loan Officer and Andrea Lewis, AVP Community and Business Development/Marketing at First Security Bank | A free Home Buying Workshop will be hosted by First Security Bank, Thursday, October 25th from 6pm-7:30pm at the Southwest Community Center, 6401 Baseline Road in Little Rock. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the types of loans available to first time home buyers, mortgage loans, and down payment assistance and more. Refreshments and handouts will be provided. For more information, visit www.fsbank.com/firststeps or call 501-217-4500.