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Conductor, Local Entrepreneur Head to Capitol Hill for Entrepreneurial Advocacy Training Workshops and more

By News | April 2, 2019

CONWAY, April 2–The Conductor, a public-private partnership between the University of Central Arkansas and Startup Junkie, today announced that it will be participating in advocacy training workshops and educational meetings with federal policymakers at the Kauffman Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Advocacy Trip in Washington, D.C. The trip, which is sponsored and facilitated by the Kauffman Foundation, creates opportunities for entrepreneurs and leaders of entrepreneur support organizations to discuss entrepreneurial policy with federal lawmakers. Sarah-Catherine Gutierrez, founder and principal of Aptus Financial, will join the Conductor on the trip. “The Conductor is honored to participate in the Kauffman Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Advocacy Trip,” said …

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UCA News

UCA To Welcome Bonnie Jo Campbell As Artist-in-residence

By News | April 2, 2019

By Andrew Tucker, College of Fine Arts and Communication Office CONWAY — American novelist and short story writer Bonnie Jo Campbell will be an artist-in-residence at the University of Central Arkansas in April and will participate in a trio of events April 9 and 10 in Win Thompson Hall and the College of Business Auditorium. On April 9, Campbell will conduct a private masterclass with students in the Arkansas Writer’s MFA Program. The program is in Win Thompson Hall room 331 and begins at 4 p.m. Also on April 9, Campbell will participate in a reading and book signing that …

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UCA News

UCA’s Baum Gallery To Host Spring Senior Art Show

By News | April 2, 2019

CONWAY — The Baum Gallery at the University of Central Arkansas is set to host its Spring BFA/BA senior show April 4-26. The exhibition is free and open to the public. The Baum Gallery, located in McCastlain Hall, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and from 10 a.m. to7 p.m. Thursday. Opening receptions are set for Thursday, April 4 from 4-7 p.m., followed by another on Sunday, April 7 from 2-4 p.m. The last day for the exhibition is April 26. During this exhibition, graduating BFA/BA students work with the with the director of the Baum Gallery …

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Easter Egg Hunts in Conway 2019

By Lauren Norris | April 1, 2019

For more information regarding the following events, please contact the organization hosting the event. Doggy Easter Egg Hunt Who: Tails with Kate | When: April 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, & 14 in 30-min reservations | Where: Sign Up for Address Tails With Kate is hosting its first ever Doggy Easter Egg Hunt! Come join all the fun! Family and friends are also welcome. Dog behavior and allergies will be taken into account. In order to provide a safe environment for all pets and people, please use the sign-up sheet provided. The Drop Who: Second Baptist Church | When: April 6 …

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Ultimate Guide to Conway Events in April 2019

By Lauren Norris | March 31, 2019

Every month we curate your Ultimate Guide to Events in Conway, a post filled with a handy schedule of (probably) everything going on in Conway that month. We scour dozens of sources, calendars and websites so you don’t have to. Know when each month’s event schedule is released PLUS get a weekend-only version sent straight to your email each week by subscribing to the Conway Scene newsletter. We strive to keep this post as current as possible, but please check with the event host before attending or purchasing tickets in the case of changes. Got an event to add? Send the info to events@conwayscene.com. WEEKLY …

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Patrick Lewis volunteers to direct Heroes for Hope Race and Toad Suck Race to raise funding for kids

By News | March 31, 2019

CONWAY, Ark. March. 14, 2018 – The Children’s Advocacy Alliance (CAA) plans for the biggest KidsFest to date and Heroes for Hope Race supporting abused and neglected children of Central Arkansas. CAA board member and Regions Vice President Commercial Banking Relationship Manager Patrick Lewis leads planning of 2019 Heroes for Hope Race. “Children never choose to place themselves in situations where they are abused and neglected and are rarely in the situation where they can advocate for themselves. This agency chooses to be the advocate for these children when they do not have a voice and show these children support …

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UCA News

Academy Award winner Kevin Willmott to be UCA Artist in Residence April 8

By News | March 30, 2019

By Andrew Tucker, College of Fine Arts and Communication Office CONWAY— Kevin Willmott, a film director and screenwriter, who collaborated with Spike Lee in writing BlacKkKlansman, will host a screening of the film while on the University of Central Arkansas campus April 8th as an Artist in Residence. The film won an Oscar and a BAFTA for Best Adapted Screenplay. The screening, followed by a Q&A with Willmott, will be from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in McCastlain Hall Ballroom. Willmott, a repeat collaborator with Spike Lee, is a professor of film at the University of Kansas. He is also known …

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2019 Heroes for Hope Race is scheduled for April 6

By News | March 30, 2019

Children’s Advocacy Alliance hosts race in honor of military members to raise funding for kids. CONWAY, Ark. March 28, 2019 – The Children’s Advocacy Alliance (CAA) celebrates its 11th annual Heroes for Hope Race to be held Saturday, April 6, 2019, at 3925 College Ave., Conway AR 72034. 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 the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) and the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the 20th Judicial District. “This race is an opportunity to celebrate …

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