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Blue & You Foundation issues $3 million in Arkansas awards | Community Groups

The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas has awarded 32 grants worth more than $3 million to organizations across Arkansas. Together the groups — made up of schools and non-profit, civic and municipal organizations — will work to improve the well-being of people in each of Arkansas’ 75 counties. “The Blue & You […]

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Century Farm Program adds 36 new Arkansas sites | Community Groups

The Arkansas Century Farm Program has inducted 36 farms. The Arkansas Century Farm Program recognizes Arkansas farms of 10 acres or more owned by the same family for at least 100 years. The Arkansas Department of Agriculture established the program in 2012 to highlight the contributions of these families to the agriculture industry as well […]

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Entergy Arkansas provides several bill assistance programs | Community Groups

Although the weather is cooling off, Entergy Arkansas bill assistance programs are still available for qualified customers. One-time bill credits, charitable contributions and weatherization efforts are just a few of the offerings provided to help ease the strain of higher bills caused by record temperatures this summer. For July and August bills, Entergy Arkansas also […]

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Ketty Lester, James Thrower among Arkansas Black Hall of Fame inductees | Community Groups

Two South Arkansas natives will be among people honors when the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame (ABHOF) return to its in-person induction ceremony and variety show. The 30th anniversary and induction will be Saturday, October 15, at Robinson Center Music Hall. This marks the first in-person ceremony in two years due to COVID-19. Six Arkansans […]

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Arkansas 4-H awards college scholarships, sponsorships to outstanding youth | Community Groups

Years of detailed project work, community service and leadership efforts have paid off for 32 4-H members in the form of college scholarships. The Arkansas 4-H Foundation recently awarded $24,000 in college scholarships to youth across Arkansas. Amounts ranged from $500 to $8,000. “These scholarships directly help our 4-H members continue to excel,” John Thomas, […]

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Arkansas Children’s campaign raises $1 million plus | Community Groups

Arkansas Children’s has announced that its Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals fundraising campaign with Walmart and Sam’s Club raised more than $1 million. The campaign has been engaging local communities for 35 years to give to their local member of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The campaign ran from June 13 to July 10 and benefits Arkansas […]

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Arkansas 4-H State O-Rama returns to University of Arkansas campus | Community Groups

For Arkansas 4-Hers, all roads lead to State O-Rama. Hundreds of youth, county staff and volunteers will flood the University of Arkansas Fayetteville campus from July 26-29 for the event, which features state-level competitions, workshops, tours and socials. This is the first in-person State O-Rama since 2019. Priscella Thomas-Scott, extension 4-H events coordinator for the […]

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