March 14, 2019
– Guests: Shanta Baro, Special Events Coordinator for the North Little Rock Housing Authority and Errin Stanger, Deputy Director at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub | North Little Rock Housing Authority presents STEAM Break Revolution, Tuesday-Wednesday, March 19th -20th from 8am-4pm for youth, ages 11-17 residing in the North Little Rock Public Housing communities and voucher households. The goal is to introduce and deepen an interest in S.T.E.A.M. (Science Technology Engineering Arts Mathematics) activities and careers, particularly in underserved communities. Participants that attend this free event will learn about coding, engineering, ceramics, screen printing, laser cutting, get hands-on at UAMS labs, take part in Audio Visual Production and more. Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and transportation will be provided at no charge. The 3 locations of the camp will be Innovation Hub, UAMS, and UA-Pulaski Tech. To register, visit www.NLRHAConnects.org or call 501-758-8911.
– Guests: Ronald Wilkerson, Director of Bridge 2 Success | Bridge 2 Success, a free program for youth ages 6-19, is designed to teach them life skills development, community service, character building, mentoring, self-esteem development, one-on-one group counseling, social & recreational activities, athletics, academic enrichment, educational field trips, and other positive activities. The program consist of 3 components: Recruitment, Enrichment, and Empowerment. Transportation and meals are provided.Bridge 2 Success is funded by the City of Little Rock and through private donations. They are located at 3409 Baseline Road, Unit 4 in Little Rock. To sign up and learn more, call 501-565-0100 or visit www.bridge2success.org.
– Guests: Fred Hokes, Watershed Human & Community Development Agency | The Watershed and Friends will celebrate 40 years of service in conjunction with the re-dedication & open house for their newly remodeled building, Friday, March 15th | 5pm Open House & Reception | 6pm Banquet. The keynote speaker will be Mayor Frank Scott, Jr. The Watershed had provided resources to the masses in the areas of food, clothing, shelter, utility assistance, funeral assistance and so much more. They are known to be “The World’s First Social Hospital.” For tickets, sponsorship, and more information, call 501-378-0176