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Donald Wood Works With AR Kids Read to Help Arkansas Children Reach Grade-Level Proficiency

by Alexis Crowe 12/2/2015 12:00 am

Donald Wood has a heart for nonprofits — he is the executive director of Arkansas Hospice, the chairman of the board of AR Kids Read and a regular volunteer with Women & Children First. He’s also involved with volunteer efforts at his church.

AR Kids Reads Looks for More Volunteers

by Alexis Crowe 9/11/2015 3:35 pm

AR Kids Read announced a $70,000 matching grant from the combined efforts of the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, Fifty for the Future, Arkansas Community Foundation and The National Christian Foundation at an event on Sept. 8.

Celebrate National Volunteer Week, April 6-12

by Blair Neel 4/8/2014 10:45 am

National Volunteer Week is April 6-12. How will your family celebrate? Here are a few ideas for volunteer opportunities in central Arkansas.

Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce Focus: Putting Stock Into Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/24/2014 12:00 am

To more effectively compete with the economic development efforts of other major metros, the chamber is increasing its private Stock in the Rock economic development investment by as much as 100 percent, empowering the organization to better: 1) develop our economy; 2) develop our community; 3) advocate on behalf of business; 4) keep, attract and grow talent; 5) market and communicate our opportunities and successes.

Chamber Focus: Stock in the Rock

by Capital Assets Staff 3/18/2013 12:00 am

Where miles equal minutes, 1 million people live within 50 minutes of downtown Little Rock. So, twelve central Arkansas counties and their unique communities are united to compete as one common, globally recognized brand — Little Rock.

First Lady Ginger Beebe Distributes Books in Honor of International Literacy Day Friday

by Blair Neel 9/6/2012 8:00 am

In honor of International Literacy Day, First Lady Ginger Beebe will help the Alex Foundation and Arkansas Reading Association distribute over 1,000 books to area schools and organizations this Friday (Sept. 7). In addition, Mrs. Beebe, who is also an advocate for the AR Kids Read literacy initiative, will read to children at Our House.

Volunteers Sought for AR Kids Read Community Effort

by Karen Martin 9/4/2012 3:52 pm

The goal of AR Kids Read is to have all third-grade students reading at third-grade level before moving ahead with the help of volunteers who commit to a minimum of 30 minutes each week.