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There is a lot of good happening in Conway. Where can you find that good? Here we discuss the people and organizations that make a difference in the life of every day Conway residents. It might be meeting your local barista, a race to raise money, a great non-profit or a volunteer who loves what he or she does.

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The Children’s Advocacy Alliance (CAA) hosts annual party for foster children in Faulkner County

Conway, AR, Monday, December 17, 2018 — The Children’s Advocacy Alliance (CAA) hosted the annual Christmas party for foster children in Faulkner County in the first week of December at Bob’s Grill in downtown Conway. “I am so thankful for Bob’s Grill for allowing us year after year to use their facility so that these …

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ConwayGives Brings Together Homeless Agencies on Giving Tuesday

This Giving Tuesday, make an impact on the Conway homeless community like never before by participating in #ConwayGives. What is Giving Tuesday? Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Giving Tuesday …

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Festival of Chairs 2018

Jeff And Nancy Hall Named Honorary Chairs Of The 2018 Festival Of Chairs Benefiting Central Arkansas Kids

Children’s Advocacy Alliance awards an honoree chair each year for Festival of Chairs to recognize their dedication to the betterment of abused and neglected children. CONWAY, Ark. Sept. 4, 2017 – The Children’s Advocacy Alliance (CAA) celebrates its 17th annual Festival of Chairs to be held Thursday, October 25, 2018, at Legacy Acres. As the …

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Local Community Foundation Names Mehl Executive Director

Local Community Foundation Names Mehl Executive Director and Four Local Advisory Board Members Conway, Ark. (July 25, 2018) – The Faulkner County affiliate of Arkansas Community Foundation today announced the appointment of Shelley Mehl as Executive Director and four new members to join the existing 20-member board. Mehl replaces Gloria Cheshier who recently retired. Bobby …

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Q&A with Caleb Erwin of Deliver Hope Work Crew

Recently, I visited with Caleb Erwin, Crew Leader at Deliver Hope Work Crew about the new venture.  The Deliver Hope Work Crew that offers lawn maintenance, hedge trimming + weed pulling, and Spring and Fall clean-ups.  Caleb has been a resident in Conway for 10 years and you may remember him from his days of working at Blue …

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CAPCA to Host “Project Homeless Connect” Event in Conway January 23

The Community Action Program for Central Arkansas (CAPCA) will be hosting the “Project Homeless Connect” outreach event on Tuesday, January 23, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Hall, 1115 College Avenue, in Conway.

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Arkansas Asset Builders – Featured Nonprofit

The Arkansas Asset Builders is a new non-profit organization provides financial literacy programs and free tax preparation services for many of Conway’s residents. The founder, Joyia Chadwick Yorgey, explained, “The mission of Arkansas Asset Builders is to empower hard-working Arkansans with limited income to flourish as individuals, families, and communities through free tax preparation services and financial …

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Coffee for a Cause at Round Mountain Coffee

Coffee for a Cause is a night for Conway to come together for coffee, dessert, and live music, all in support of international missions. The event will take place at Round Mountain Coffee. Artists featured include Tiffany Lee, Brother Bera, and Amanda Trice. $15 cover charge includes one drip coffee or espresso drink, and one dessert. …

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Addressing the homeless and panhandlers

Editor’s Note: I asked Phillip Fletcher, Executive Director of City of Hope Outreach, if he would address panhandlers in Conway. Many of the panhandlers are among our homeless. Phillip dives into the top. The context in which we live is fraught with difficulties.  I wonder if our eyes are open to recognize the difficulties people …

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