Recently, Conway Scene had the pleasure of talking with Sandra Lopez of Paloma Community Services via an email chat. Paloma Community Services puts on the Hispanic Heritage Festival event, which is coming up on September 9th. We asked Sandra to answer some questions so we can get to know a little more about the event […]
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Conway, AR – Arkansas Asset Builders and United Way of Central Arkansas were both recently awarded grant funding from the Internal Revenue Service to support free tax return preparation through their Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs. Both organizations will offer free tax help to qualifying residents of Faulkner County and surrounding communities during the
Get your Hawaiian shirts ready for Children’s Advocacy Alliance’s second Cody Sublett Memorial Golf Tournament on Monday, May 23 from noon to 5 p.m. at 1600 Centennial Club Dr (note: change made by the tournament May 18, 2022). There will be one golf flight that will start at 1:00 p.m. with lunch at 12:00 p.m.
Conway Kiwanis Club is distributing bookcases and starter book sets to 50 Head Start children on April 23, 2022, from 9 am to noon at the Faulkner County Library at 1900 Tyler St., Conway, ARK. The Project enters it’s is 18th consecutive year of awarding personalized bookcases and starter sets of books. This endeavor strives
Arkansas Asset Builders will be launching its free tax preparation during the month of January 2022. According to an email, “Are you expecting a bigger refund this year than normal? Or are you worried that you may owe money to the IRS? In either case, don’t waste your money on expensive tax prep or instant
The City of Hope Outreach is taking donations of toys for its annual Christmas Store on December 11, 2021. According to CoHO, “The Christmas Store provides an opportunity for families in under-resourced communities to provide Christmas presents for their children, 0-18. There is a $5 fee per child, 4-6 presents each depending on donations.” Boxes
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
All funds will be distributed evenly between The Bethlehem House, City of Hope Outreach, the Conway Ministry Center, Salvation Army, and CAPCA (Community Action Program of Central Arkansas). Conway Gives is back for Giving Tuesday on December 3rd. Conway – “The community is coming together in more ways than one,” Laura King stated. “Mone of
CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Poverty Studies Working Group, in partnership with the Conway Homelessness Task Force, will host a public roundtable discussion on homelessness Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 6-7:30 p.m. at UCA Downtown. Participants will have the opportunity to join a small group discussion to share their perspectives on homelessness and listen
CONWAY, Ark – The Children’s Advocacy Alliance (CAA) celebrates its 18th annual Festival of Chairs to be held Thursday, October 3, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Spiritan Center. As the regional nonprofit provider of advocacy services for abused and neglected children of Faulkner, Van Buren, Searcy, Conway, and Perry Counties, the CAA is a partnership of