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by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Jun. 13, 2011 12:00 am  

The event, which starts at 6:30 p.m., will include dinner, live entertainment, a live and silent auction and the awards presentation. Also being honored are Renée Fair as a THINC Angel, CAMS Club of Sherwood and Cabot Office Machines for their long-term support of the organization.

Tickets are $50 per person and must be reserved by June 16 by calling (501) 372-5039, emailing or writing to Treatment Homes Inc., P.O. Box 1400, Little Rock, AR 72203.

During his long tenure at the Arkansas Legislature, Argue "advocated major improvements in the quality of curriculum and instruction, including mandatory access to AP courses for all Arkansas high school students," Treatment Homes Inc. said in a news release.


Delta Trust Opens Conway Office

Delta Trust & Bank of Little Rock is opening a loan production office in Conway. Michael Bynum of Conway will head the office in his capacity as Conway market president. Bynum has 13 years of experience in the banking industry, most recently serving as senior vice president and senior commercial loan officer at Centennial Bank of Conway. The new Delta Trust loan production office will be at 805 Monroe St., Suite 104.


Nonprofit CEO Joins Marketer

Betsy Reithemeyer, formerly CEO of the Jones Trust in Springdale, has been named vice president of global communications for marketing firm Saatchi & Saatchi X of Springdale. The post is a new position, the company said in a news release. Before joining the Jones Trust, Reithemeyer spent 27 years with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and the Wal-Mart Foundation, where she served as executive director.


UALR Prof Gets $400,000 Grant

Lifeng Lai, assistant professor of systems engineering in UALR's Donaghey College of Engineering & Information Technology, has received a National Science Foundation grant to help fund his work on making cell phone transmissions more private and secure.



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