January 25, 2018
– Christy McMillion, Executive Director and Connie Evans, Assistant Director/Activities Director of the Jacksonville Senior Wellness & Activity Center for the 3rd Annual “Taste of New Orleans” Fundraiser. This annual fundraiser will be held, Thursday, February 1st from 6pm-8pm at the Jacksonville Community Center Banquet Hall, 5 Municipal Drive in Jacksonville. Provided will be great food, live jazz music, a King cake, and fun & fellowship. Proceeds will benefit the Jacksonville Senior Wellness & Activity Center, a place for senior adults to socialize, have a hot meal and stay active. The center provides entertainment, transportation and other activities & services for any person over the age of 60. For tickets, call 501-982-7531 or purchase your $20 tickets on site at the Jacksonville Senior Wellness & Activity Center, 100 Victory Circle in Jacksonville.
– Kerri Sernel, Development Director for Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families (AACF) | 37th Annual Soup Sunday. Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families hosts this family friendly event, Sunday, January 28th from 4pm-7pm at the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock. Guest will have the opportunity to sample soups, breads, and delicious desserts from over 30 local restaurants. Executive Chef Capi Peck from Trio’s Restaurant will be the featured chef. There will be a silent and live auction. THV’s Rob Evans will be the emcee and DJ Paul Grass will keep you on your feet dancing. For tickets and more information, call 501-371-9678 Ext. 103 or visit www.aradvocates.org.
-Jason Ray, Pastor of Operations at St. Mark Baptist Church and Will Diggins from CHI St. Vincent | St. Mark Baptist Church hosts the Power To Get Wealth Job Fair, presented by CHI St. Vincent, Sunday, January 28th from 10am-3pm at St. Mark Baptist Church in the Children & Youth Center, 5722 West 12th Street in Little Rock. Trained human resources professionals will led the job fair, which will feature nearly 30 employers. Participating companies range from financial services, health care, automotive, education, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and more. Attendees can get onsite help with their resume and interviews from recruiters ready to hire on the spot. Bring your resume and be dressed for the interview. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 501-663-3955 or visit www.smark.org.