May 18, 2017
-Kevin Wilcox, Co-Chair of the 33rd Annual International Greek Food Festival and Eric Gilmore, Executive Director of Immerse Arkansas invites you to this annual event, happening Friday-Sunday, May 19th-21st at the Greek Orthodox Church, 110 Napa Valley Drive in Little Rock. This family friendly weekend will be filled with food, live music and entertainment, kids activities, church tours, and fundraising for various local charities. Admission is $3 or 3 canned foods. Parking, Trolley service, and kids 12 & under are all free! The hours are Friday & Saturday: 11am-9pm | Sunday: 11am-3pm. Delivery is available through Chef Shuttle Restaurant Delivery. For more information, visit www.greekfoodfest.com. For information about Immerse Arkansas, visit www.immersearkansas.org.
-Rachel Chambers and Lindsey Hale Bender wants you to join them at ALS in Wonderland presents Villains Against ALS, Saturday, May 20th with a 7pm Mixer and 8:15pm show at Albert Pike Masonic Center, 712 Scott Street in downtown Little Rock. This the ALS in Wonderland Foundation’s 6th annual event to raise funds for ALS patients in Arkansas. ALS is also known at Lou Gehrig’s Disease, a nervous system disease that weakens muscles and impact physical function. Villains Against ALS is a villainous production of defeat and hope, a one-of-a-kind event inspired by cirque arts and couture fashion.The 7pm Mixer will feature Rodney Block Music and the 8:15pm Show will be emceed by Dr. Brian McGhee and Michelle Duvall with special guest former NBA star Stephen Howard. To date, ALS has granted $200,000 in financial assistance directly to patients living with ALS in Arkansas. To purchase ticket, visit events.tickprinting.com/evnet/Villainsals. For more information about the event or ALS in Wonderland Foundation, call 501-492-6955.
-Arif Khatib, Founder of the Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall and Fire Marshal & Division Chief Joe Gray of the Little Rock Fire Department talked about a big awards ceremony. The Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall presents their Annual Community Service Awards Ceremony, Friday, May 19th from 6pm-10pm at the downtown Marriott Hotel, 3 Statehouse Plaza in Little Rock. Ten leaders will be honored for their work in the community. Some of the honorees include Billy St. James of 102.5 Praise FM, Chief Fire Marshal Joe Gray of the Little Rock Fire Department, Craig O’Neill of KTHV, and a list of others. The emcee will be Power 92’s Broadway Joe. The Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational life skills and mentorship opportunities for deserving youth. A donation will be made from net proceeds to Our House in Little Rock. For ticket information, call (510) 508-3309 or visit www.afrosportshall.com.