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New UCA clinic offers no-cost services to local community

Health care services provided through new Interprofessional Teaching Center (CONWAY, AR) – The University of Central Arkansas has launched a health care clinic providing no-cost services to the local community through its new Interprofessional Teaching Center (ITC). The ITC is housed in the newly constructed Integrated Health Sciences Building located at Western Avenue and Bruce …

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Grace Rains

Grace Rains named Executive Director of the Conductor

Rains steps into new role to further the Conductor’s mission CONWAY (ARK) – Effective October 1st, the Conductor has named Grace Rains as Executive Director. Rains has served as Director of Operations since joining the organization in August of 2019. This new role comes as the Conductor is finalizing plans to move into the Arnold …

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Conway Farmer’s Market To Remain Open Through October

Conway, AR — September 24, 2021 — The Conway Farmer’s Market announces their market will extend through October. The market hours will change to 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The location will remain at 150 Amity Road, Conway, AR 72032. The final market date for 2021 will be Saturday, October 30. Overwhelming Community Support The …

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The Studio Coworking Space

Expansive Coworking Space Opens in Downtown Conway

Expansive space and amenities made available for remote workers, small businesses, and gig workers in Downtown Conway. THE NEWLY RENOVATED 10,000 SQUARE FOOT EM BUILDING IS NOW OPEN FOR CO-WORKING The corner doors at 1100 Oak Street are swinging with foot traffic again in downtown Conway. Once the home of a one-of-a-kind retail business, EM …

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The Conductor

Conductor Launches Application for Fifth Cohort of 10X Growth Accelerator

Accelerator program to provide growth-oriented curriculum, coaching, and mentoring for tech or tech-enabled Arkansas ventures CONWAY – In partnership with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, the Conductor is launching the fifth cohort of the 10X Growth Accelerator. The 10X Growth Accelerator program consists of a practical, peer-driven entrepreneurship education curriculum, leadership coaching, and support services, …

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Conductor staff named to state Global Entrepreneurship Week leadership

(CONWAY, ARKANSAS) – Conductor’s Director of Operations, Grace Rains, and Director of Entrepreneurial Communities, Tiffany Henry, have been selected to serve as the 2021 Arkansas State Coordinators for Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). This appointment follows a successful GEW 2020 where Rains and Henry supported 20 Community Organizers who held 40+ events and engaged 6000+ people …

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Conductor releases Arkansas Entrepreneurship Resource Map

A statewide guide of small business support services CONWAY – The Conductor is pleased to release the first edition of the Arkansas Entrepreneurship Resource Map, which serves as a comprehensive guide to small business support organizations across the state. The three primary categories are comprised of direct entrepreneur support, chambers of commerce, and economic development …

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Homeless Lunch-to-go

Homeless To-Go Lunch launches and needs volunteers

According to a post by Dawn Brendle Jackson from Neighbors First Conway. a new initiative has been launched to help feed the local homeless population. The initiative is a collaboration of various local nonprofit groups in Faulkner County and Conway. Thanks to the generosity of Bethlehem House, Inc., Faulkner County’s homeless neighbors can count on …

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Black History Month

PattiCakes Bakery and Jimmy Warren team up for Black History Month

For the second year, PattiCakes Bakery, in partnership with community leader, Jimmy Warren, will bring awareness to Black History Month by offering free commemorative cookies on Saturdays throughout February. Warren, a former Conway Area Chamber of Commerce Young Minority Professional of the Year and one of ABPG’s 2020 250 Arkansas Most Influential Leaders, said this …

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UCA Hosts Week of Action Commemorating MLK Day

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will host a week of volunteer, awareness and advocacy opportunities from Monday, Jan. 18 through Friday, Jan. 22, as part of the national observation of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. The annual Day of Service event honors King’s legacy and is an opportunity for Americans …

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