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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.

Community Tax Volunteers Needed for the 2024 Filing Season

Conway, AR – Arkansas Asset Builders and United Way of Central Arkansas are seeking volunteers for their Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs during the 2024 tax season. Volunteers are needed to provide no-cost tax preparation and supporting services for residents of Faulkner County and surrounding communities who earn less than $64,000 per year. IRS-certified […]

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Home for the Holidays: Independent Living Services Hosts Fundraising Gala

Conway, Arkansas – On November 9th, 2023, Independent Living Services (ILS) will host its much-anticipated “Home for the Holidays” fundraising gala. The event will take place at the Knights of Columbus, located at 514 E. Sixth St., Conway, with registration beginning at 5:30 p.m. The gala officially kicks off at 6 p.m. “Home for the

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Arkansas Asset Builders Brings Free IRS Assistance to Conway

Conway, AR–Arkansas Asset Builders will present two events at the Faulkner County Library in the coming week that connect taxpayers directly to free IRS taxpayer assistance. The first event is an educational workshop, “Dealing with Tax Debt,” at 2pm on Saturday, October 14, 2023. The second is an IRS Problem Solving Day, 9am-12pm on Thursday,

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Women's Leadership Network

UCA’s Women’s Leadership Network hosts kickoff Announces nonprofit status

CONWAY, AR — The Women’s Leadership Network at the University of Central Arkansas hosted its annual kickoff celebration announcing the fall schedule. Dedicated to fostering and accelerating the leadership journey of women in central Arkansas, the WLN also announced that it has reached nonprofit status by becoming a 501(c)(3) organization. Established in 2017, WLN began

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Kiwanis of Conway Arkansas Bookcase Project

Educational adviser keynotes Conway Bookcase Project banquet

Jamie Ward, who believes early educators should engage with the families of their students and that the well-being of adults who care for young children is essential, will deliver the keynote speech at the Conway Kiwanis Bookcase Project’s annual banquet on October 26, 2023. The banquet will be held from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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Hispanic Heritage Festival

7th Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival takes place September 9th

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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Arkansas Asset Builders Tax Preparation

Three organizations team up for Financial Literacy Workshops to improve credit score

Conway, AR – Arkansas Asset Builders, Regions Bank, and the Faulkner County Library are teaming up this summer to educate residents of central Arkansas about credit. The group will be offering a series of free workshops aimed at helping Arkansans understand the basics of credit, how to use credit effectively, and how to repair poor

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City of Hope Outreach

City of Hope Outreach launches UNseen campaign in March

The beginning of March brings with it the start of CoHO UNseen’s Campaign to bring greater awareness to the homeless population in Faulkner County and all across Arkansas. On Sunday, March 11th, a gathering will take place at 10 am at the Chamber Water Fountain marching towards Martin Luther King Jr Square for a cookout,

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City of Hope Outreach

Hope Village: Spreading Hope during the Holidays

The Progression of Conway’s Hope Village Hope Village, a community of ten quality homes being built to address the problem of homelessness in the Conway community, is the latest initiative of the City of Hope Outreach. CoHO is a community development organization in Central Arkansas led by Dr. Phillip D. Fletcher, the founder and executive

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