1)Angie Jones and Standley Barnes with CASA witch stands for Court Appointed Special Advocate. They are a volunteer-driven child welfare agency representing children in foster care. The need for volunteers is overwhelming.While 38% of our area population is African American, 61% of the children in foster care in the same area are African American. Only 12% of our CASA volunteers are African-American. To volunteer visit Pulaskicountycasa.org
2)Gary Casey founder of the Community FIrst alliance to talk about the Big Catch a free fishing event this Saturday at Lake Valencia in Maumelle from 7am to noon visit www.c1a.life for more information.
3)Letha Anthony with the Central Arkansas Re-entry coalition to talk about the Rights after Wrong event this Saturday 9-3pm at the old Henderson Middle School 401 John Barrow Rd. Everyone deserves a 2nd chance.Please bring your paperwork. For more info call 501-414-8460
4)Elder Ronnie Miller-Yow Senior Paster of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church located on the campus of Philander Smith College inviting everyone to the National “Back to Church Sunday” this Sunday 8am and 10:45am. Call 501-374-7893 for more information.
5)Kara Ellis an Archivist will be at the Clinton Presidential Center on this Friday 10am and 2pm to discuss President Clinton’s attendance and speech at the 40th Anniversary of the Desegregation of Central High School in 1997. The presidential speechwriting process will also be discussed with actual drafts from the speech shared from their collection. For more info call the Center at 501-708-5397