May 4, 2017
-Tyler Lindsey, Communications Director for the Arkansas Foodbank for the 15th Annual Empty Bowls Dinner & Charity Auction, happening Friday, May 12th from 7pm-10pm at the Statehouse Convention Center in Downtown Little Rock. The Food Bank is celebrating and will be honoring a valued community partner and leader in hunger relief efforts. The event chairs are Cliff and Karen McKinney and this year’s honoree is Legacy Termite and Pest Control. A live auction and silent auction will take place, along with live entertainment from Tyler Kinchen and the Right Pieces. Dinner will feature dishes from six of Little Rock’s best restaurants. If you would like to be a sponsor or donate to the auction, call 501-569-4329 or email [email protected]. For ticket information, visit www.arkansasfoodbank.org.
-Karega “Red” Wilson, Event Organizer for the 18th Annual Blues on the River, happening Saturday, May 6 at the First Security Amphitheater in Downtown Little Rock. Gates open at 2pm with the show beginning at 3pm. Featured artists will be TK Soul, Vick Allen, Nellie Travis, Theodis Ealey, Willie P., Omar Cunningham, Urban Mystic, Mo B., and the Akeem Kemp Band. Comedian Keith Glason and Playa Mook will serve as the hosts. For ticket information, visit www.eventsarkansas.com. Tickets will be available at the gate for $40.
-Jamie Scott, Director of Pulaski County Youth Services (PCYS) came to talk about the various programs they have to offer Pulaski County, such as a Leadership Institute, Cultural Exchange, ACT Prep, Entrepreneurship, A Shoe Into Success program, Vision 2025, and many other free programs. Youth ages 6-19 have the opportunity to to take full advantage of many of these free programs to help them succeed in life. To learn more about these free programs, visit www.pulaskicountyyouthservices.net or call 501-340-8250.
PCYS Additional Events
Vision 2025 Women’s Power Breakfast – Saturday, June 24th | 9am | Four Pints by Sheraton | 925 South University Ave.| Little Rock – Former First Lady of Arkansas, Ginger Beebe will receive a lifetime achievement award. For ticket information and more, call 501-340-6673 or email [email protected].