Tagged: conway area chamber of commerce

Conway’s Lewis Crossing Nears Completion

by Jan Cottingham 9/19/2016 12:00 am

One of the big puzzle pieces in Conway’s retail development picture is almost complete: Lewis Crossing, the 441,871-SF, $65 million shopping center at the southeast corner of Interstate 40 and Dave Ward Drive.

Economic Development Spurs Conway’s Ongoing Reinvention

by Dwain Hebda 5/18/2016 12:00 am

Conway has had an impressive run over the past couple of decades, from downtown redevelopment to luring national and international companies to addressing tourism and neighborhood infill.

Ed Linck Joins Conway Area Chamber of Commerce (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/8/2016 12:00 am

Ed Linck has been hired as chief operating officer of the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce. He succeeds Lindsay Henderson, who will now serve as chief revenue officer, a newly created position.

Voting Underway in Conway Bond Rededication Special Election

by Lee Hogan 9/4/2014 7:21 am

Early voting in a Sept. 9 special election is underway in Conway, with voters considering whether to rededicate a 1/8-cent sales tax for various road projects, including two tied to a large retail development.

Hewlett-Packard Bringing New Jobs to Conway

by Luke Jones 1/13/2014 12:00 am

As part of Hewlett-Packard Co.’s growing health care services, it announced in December that it would build a regional industry development center in Conway, which would result in the hiring of 200 new employees.

Conway Also Sees Big Business from Small Tech Companies

by Luke Jones 4/15/2013 12:00 am

The flourishing of tech companies in Conway isn’t restricted to big names. Rock Pond Solutions and ABC Financial Services putting down roots in progressive, education-rich atmosphere.

Kudos: St. Vincent Recognized for Nursing Leadership

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2013 12:00 am

St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock has received the American Nurses Credentialing Centers’ Magnet Recognition designation for its nursing leadership, clinical practice, innovations and patient outcomes.

School Crossings: Pulaski Heights Raises $14K in Jog-a-thon, Forest Park Turns 100 and More!

by Little Rock Family Staff 1/1/2013 12:00 am

Pulaski Heights Elementary students in kindergarten through fifth grade raised over $14,000 at the school’s inaugural “Joggin’ for the Garden” jog-a-thon in the fall. The proceeds from the active fundraiser will help finance an outdoor classroom to enhance the students’ learning experiences in the garden.

The Conway Story (Introduction From Brad Lacy)

by Brad Lacy 12/17/2012 12:00 am

Conway is a city in the midst of a great change. Over the last decade it has gotten younger, larger, more well planned and more economically vibrant. These changes have been in the making for almost 100 years. The Conway story is one of ambition, independence and intentional growth.

Conway Chamber Puts Focus on Pre-K Education

by Kate Knable 10/22/2012 12:00 am

The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced a rededication of $50,000 in annual Toad Suck Daze proceeds from college scholarships to a prekindergarten initiative.

Conway Area Chamber of Commerce Announces Partnership with Lifelong Learners, Inc.

by Blair Neel 10/4/2012 10:50 am

Good news for Conway families with preschoolers: The Conway Chamber of Commerce will commit $50,000 to a local nonprofit to help develop a Pre-K program that prepares children for kindergarten, gets parents involved in education and provides quality instruction.

Faulkner County School Districts Excel in Statewide Benchmark Exams

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2011 12:00 am

The results are in and they are undeniable — the best public schools in central Arkansas are in Faulkner County.

Conway Chamber Gets Official Green Vehicle

by Savannah Butler 5/1/2011 12:00 am

Crain and SWN partnered to underwrite the Official Vehicle of the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, a 2011 Yukon converted into a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicle.