May 02, 2019
– Guests: Romona Cheneval, Director of the Little Rock School District Gifted & Talented Program; and Rebecca Tennille, Clinton Center | Arkansas reads one book is a district-wide initiative. Little Rock School District is highlighting reading and tying it to financial literacy. One Book One District is the slogan. All students are enjoying the same book, “Toothpaste Millionaire” by Jean Merrill. The book focused on 6th-grader Rufus Mayflower with the help of his friend, develops a simple recipe for toothpaste and earns his first million–all while discovering that the best entrepreneurs excel by integrity and determination. Celebrity readers have lent their voices to this powerful movement supporting reading. A celebration culminating the results of the district-wide initiative will be held, Saturday, May 4th from 10am-2pm at the Clinton Presidential Center in downtown Little Rock. The event is free and open to the public, featuring a talent show, booths showcasing school and community activities, door prizes, a Shark Tank Innovator contest, “Project Trashion” Fashion Runway Show, book giveaways and more. For more information, visit www.lrsd.org or social media using #1district1booktm and like ’em on Facebook.
– Guests: Jon Sisk, Board Member of the Jacksonville Chamber | The Downtown Event Committee of the Jacksonville Economic Development & Cultural Alliance in conjunction with the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, and partners hosts the 2nd Fun at Five Points Street Festival, Saturday, May 4th from 9am-10pm on Main Street in downtown Jacksonville. This free event will have local exhibitors and vendors in their “locally made market”, local bands and dance groups, food trucks, a kid’s corner and more! To participate and be a vendor or exhibitor, email [email protected]. For more information, call 501-982-1511 or visit “Fun at Five Points Street Festival” on Facebook.
– Guests: Billy St. James of 102.5 Praise FM | Praise FM wants to thank all of its faithful listeners with the Praise Listener Appreciation Founder’s Celebration, Saturday, May 4th (doors open at 5:30pm) at 6pm at Greater Trinity COGIC, 2400 Wright Ave. in Little Rock. Featured artists will be Gospel Recording Artists Charles Jenkins, Alvin Darling, Isabel Davis, Christina Bell, and the Brown Boyz. Tickets available at Uncle T’s, Ugly Mikes, Lindsey’s Hospitality House, The Record Rack in Pine Bluff, and online at www.eventgroove.com.