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Miss Arkansas Pageant offers free tickets to students

Miss Arkansas Pageant offers free tickets to students

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. –  The Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant is proud to announce that there will be free tickets for students available at this year’s pageant.  On Wednesday and Thursday, July 13 and 14, Junior High and High School spirit squads are invited to attend the Preliminary competition free!    Spirit squad members must wear their uniform / team gear in order to receive complimentary admission. 

On Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 16, fraternity and sorority members will be able to watch the final night of preliminary competition and the crowning night for free as well!  Greek members are asked to wear their letters or pin in order to gain complimentary admission. 

For both groups, there will be a table set up outside the Convention Center, on the Embassy Suites side near the box office.  Spirit Squad members and Greeks are asked to check in between 6:30 p.m.

Leadership Russellville to graduate 2011 class

Leadership Russellville to graduate 2011 class

RUSSELVILLE, Ark. - The Leadership Russellville Class of 2010-11 will graduate Friday, June 3 at 12:00 noon, during the June First Friday Luncheon at Chambers Cafeteria.  This year’s class will unveil their community projects and the Leader of the Year will be announced.  A program of the Chamber, Leadership Russellville is designed to identify, educate and motivate potential leaders to become involved in the future of our community.

The program began with a two day retreat in October 2010.  The informal setting of the retreat established the network for future working relationships among the participants.  Through monthly sessions, tours, discussions and group projects, the participants are challenged to increase their awareness of community needs.  In the process, individuals gain insights and perspectives which prove essential when they assume additional responsibilities in community leadership.  Additionally, social awareness, learned l

Events at Lake Dardanelle

Events at Lake Dardanelle

Sunday, June 12

11a.m. – Game Scene Investigation: G.S.I.  – When you walk around in nature and you see a track, do you take the track at face value as just a foot print, or do you look around to see what the big picture holds? Join a park interpreter in the grassy area across from the visitor center and see what you can determine about the game scene in the area.

2p.m. – Nature’s Edibles – Ever wonder what there is in the forest to eat. What did Native Americans eat as they traveled through and settled this area? There were no traditional grocery stores for them to go to; they did however have the nature's grocery store.  Meet a park interpreter at the amphitheater and she will introduce you to some of nature’s edible treats.

4 p.m. – Native American Games –This area historically was inhabited by Native Americans. They settled this area before the removal.

Calling all models

Calling all models

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- It's that time of year again! Little Rock Fashion Week is just around the corner, and prospective models are coming from all corners of the state for their chance to walk the walk at the big event.

The LRFW 2011 Model Search is May 21-22 at Moody Chapel AME Church (5630 Mabelvale Pike) in Little Rock. THV's Lauren Clark is one of the judges for the event, and she sat down for a chat with Executive Director Brandon Campbell about what to expect at the audition.

If you would like to audition to be a part of Little Rock Fashion Week, applications and instructions are available on their website.

Celebrate Arkansas' 175th birthday!

Celebrate Arkansas' 175th birthday!

LITTLE ROCK, AR – The Old State House Museum will mark Arkansas’s 175th Birthday with two events on Saturday, June 11, 2011, and Wednesday, June 15, 2011.

Travel Back to 1836

To observe the 175th anniversary of Arkansas statehood, the Old State House Museum and Historic Arkansas Museum are recreating life in 1836 Arkansas with a joint living history event, "175 Years of Arkansas Statehood" on Saturday, June 11, 2011. The fun will begin at the Historic Arkansas Museum with living history demonstrations highlighting everyday life in Little Rock at the time of statehood. Visitor can participate in dancing, military drills, and 18th century chores from 9 am to 12 pm.

At noon event participants and visitors will parade from the Historic Arkansas Museum to the Old State House Museum, where Arkansas’s admission to the union will be commemorated with a 26-gun salute and the raising of a 26-star U.S.

Divas Dressing Darlings

Divas Dressing Darlings

Divas Dressing Darlings is an event The Compassion Fashion Project is planning in conjunction with Little Rock Fashion Week and THINK Magazine to benefit the non-profit, Little Dresses for Africa.  We are simply asking guests to please come and bring pillowcases that will then be sewn into little dresses.

Speakers

Little Rock Fashion Week 2011 Model Search

Little Rock Fashion Week 2011 Model Search

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: 

Mary Ellen Kubit

pr@littlerockfashionweek.com, 501.786.7909

Website: littlerockfashionweek.com

Is this Your Year? America’s Favorite Fashion Experience Seeks Models

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Little Rock Fashion Week 2011 Model Search is Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22 at 2 - 5 pm on both days at Moody Chapel AME's Life Center, located at 5630 Mabelvale Pike in Little Rock.