Mike Williams, Pi Omicron Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. | Two Chapters of the fraternity Omega Psi Phi will host the joint celebration, National Achievement Week, beginning with a luncheon, Saturday, November 4th at 12 noon at the Airport Holiday Inn, 3201 Bankhead Drive in Little Rock. The theme for the occasion is “What Actions Can You Take to Promote Social Justice and Embrace Diversity of All People.” Dr. Paul Adam will be the keynote speaker and academic scholarships will be given to deserving students in the Little Rock region. The 1st place scholarship winner will be eligible to compete for scholarships at the fraternity’s district and international level and could receive up to $7,500 towards tuition and college expenses. For ticket information and more, call 501-680-3415 or 240-381-6693.
Letha Todd, Chief Financial Officer of Community Health Centers of Arkansas | “Trick or Trot” the 1st Family Fun Run 5K, hosted by the Community Health Centers of Arkansas will be held Saturday, October 28th with registration beginning at 8am and the run start time at 9:30am. “Trick or Trot” Family Fun Run is free. Participants are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes. There will be several ‘trunk or treat’ stations, kid’s games, and more. *Community Health Centers of Arkansas is a non-profit group that advocates and supports the 12 Federally Qualified Health Centers statewide with more than 100 sites that offer quality, affordable medical care. Patients can receive primary, oral, and behavioral care, as well as dietary management. To register for “Trick or Trot” visit www.eventbrite.com. To learn more about Community Health Centers of Arkansas, visit www.chc-ar.org or call 501-374-8225.
Colonel Nathaniel Todd, Director of Arkansas Department of Veteran Affairs and Gina Chandler, Assistant Director of Veteran Services with the Arkansas Department of Veteran Affairs | Pulaski County Community Services will host a free Veteran Benefits Fair, Saturday, October 28th from 9am-1pm at the Pulaski Regional Building, 501 West Markham in downtown Little Rock. Vendors will share information, answer questions regarding healthcare needs and perform wellness check. Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System and Department of Veterans Affairs will assist veterans in signing up for benefits and making claims. Veterans are asked to bring their DD214. Spouses are encouraged to attend. Lunch will be provided.
Additional Dates and Sites:
- November 4th | 9am-1pm | Pine Bluff Convention Center — Veterans Benefit Fair
- November 18th | 10am-3pm | Sherwood Forrest | 1111 W. Maryland Ave. | Sherwood, AR — Arkansas Women’s Veteran’s Summit
For more information, call 501-340-6157 or visit www.veterans.arkansas.gov or like ‘Arkansas Department of Veteran Affairs’ on Facebook.