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Lydia McAllister

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Lydia McAllister is a writer and reporter for Arkansas Business, Arkansas Bride, Little Rock Family and Little Rock Soirée. The Joplin, Missouri, native relocated to central Arkansas in 2016 after graduating with a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.

Last 10 Articles & Blog Posts

Best Places to Work Benchmark Winner: Information Network of Arkansas

Located on the 16th floor in the Simmons Tower, the Information Network of Arkansas (INA) offices serve as a second home for employees, who rave about the company's generous benefits packages, the unique office setup and the endless recognition from management and coworkers. read more >

Governor's Conference on Tourism Celebrates Industry, Promotes the Natural State.

Governor's Conference on Tourism brings Arkansas industry professionals together to network, share ideas, and call attention to all that the Natural State has to offer. read more >

Arkansas Companies Move Forward With Staff Retreats

Presidents, CEOs say annual group events are more than worth the effort. read more >

New Recreation Center Brings Prescott Together (Tourism | Honorable Mention)

In July, 2017, the city of Prescott unveiled New Olympia Recreation Center, complete with volleyball courts, horseshoe and baggo games and sand boxes. read more >

New Maumelle Center Lets Seniors Live and Age Well (Tourism | Honorable Mention)

The Maumelle Senior Services Department has a brand new home, complete with nearby lake views and a new cafe. read more >

Three Programs Steering Crossett Toward the Future (Education/Workforce | Honorable Mention)

Crossett, a small community in southeast Arkansas, is doing big things when it comes to workplace readiness. read more >

Entrepreneurship Program Inspires Little Rock Youth to Dream Big (Education/Workforce | Honorable Mention)

The city of Little Rock has developed a plan to prepare young minds to become business leaders within the community. read more >

Vogelpohl Helps Create 'People of Action' Campaign for Rotary International

Sharon Vogelpohl chaired on the Rotary International Branding Initiative, leading a committee of Rotarians from around the world in developing a branding campaign strategy for the international service organization that debuted at the Rotary International Convention in June. read more >

Benchmark Winner: People, Not Numbers Account for Beall Barclay & Company Success

Beall Barclay & Company is proof that accountants, like the rest of us, enjoy letting loose — especially during tax season. read more >

Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame: Judge Elsijane Trimble Roy, Legal Trailblazer

Judge Elsijane Trimble Roy, as Arkansas' first female circuit judge, first female supreme court justice and the first female federal judge appointed in Arkansas, left a lasting legacy upon the state, opening many doors for other women in the legal field. read more >