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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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The Conductor

Award-Winning Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Boot Camp to Return for a Third Year

Conductor, UAMS, BioVentures and Arkansas INBRE collaborate to host boot camp for undergraduates around the state. CONWAY–Applications are now open for the Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Boot Camp (webpage), a weeklong training program for undergraduate and graduate students that equips them with the skills and knowledge they need to start and fund their own health sciences …

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Author Jamille Rogers Thomas, Susan Blue and the book illustrator, Monica Garcia

Jamille Rogers Thomas Releases Children’s Book

Jamille Rogers Thomas releases  Be Kind. Be Brave. Be a Hero.  Using kindness to overcome adversity is definitely what the world could use more of these days.  Arkansas author, Jamille Rogers Thomas, recently released a new children’s book entitled:  Be Kind. Be Brave. Be a Hero.  The story walks through the young life of an African-American male baby boomer; …

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Applications Are Now Open For Brand Camp 2018!

Brand Camp: It’s marketing meets middle school for four fun days! This summer, middle school students will join the teams from Eric Rob & Isaac Advertising and the University of Central Arkansas’ University Relations & Creative Services Department to create a campaign for a delicious new menu item for Tacos 4 Life! Brand Camp is open …

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Heroes for Hope Race

Children’s Advocacy Alliance hosts Heroes for Hope Race

Children’s Advocacy Alliance hosts the Heroes for Hope Race for National Child Abuse Awareness Month to raise funding for abused and neglected children Conway, Ar., March 20, 2018 – The 7th Annual Heroes for Hope Race hosted by the Children’s Advocacy Alliance will be held Saturday, April 7, 2018. All participants are encouraged to dress …

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Erin Conner

Q&A with Erin Conner of Share the Love Kids Club

Earlier this year, Conway Scene sat down with Erin Conner of Share the Love Kids Club to learn more about the popular hangout for kids in downtown Conway. Conner, with her husband, Craig, started the kids club in November of 2015. The location is adjacent to Zeteo Coffee across from the Chamber of Commerce.

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Conductor To Donate Entrepreneur Kid Book Sets

The Conductor, a public-private partnership driving innovation and economic empowerment in Central Arkansas, is gifting a set of Entrepreneur Kid books to every elementary school in Faulkner County in a ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 1:30 p.m. in UCA’s Makerspace, Powered by the Conductor. Superintendents and principals from each of the 20 elementary schools in Faulkner County will receive the signed books during the event.

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