Tagged: el dorado

$50M Revitalization Plan Aims To Turn El Dorado into Cultural Mecca

by Michelle Corbet 8/25/2014 12:00 am

With a declining population and an unstable job market, the city of El Dorado is investing in quality of life in an effort to boost its economy.

El Dorado Launches City Magazine

by Kate Knable 2/18/2013 12:00 am

The Diamond Agency of El Dorado is producing a new glossy city magazine, El Dorado Insider’s Guide.

Spinoff Company Murphy USA Names Executive Team

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/4/2013 4:34 pm

Six current Murphy Oil and Murphy USA executives will join CEO Andrew Clyde in managing the spinoff of the Murphy Oil's retail subsidiary.

El Dorado: Forward Thinking Through Festivals Attracts Tourism (Tourism | Winner 5,000-20,000)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2012 12:00 am

El Dorado began looking forward, rebranded itself, and became arguably the festival destination of the region. Its effort to bolster tourism with the development of a downtown entertainment district has earned it a 2012 Arkansas Business City of Distinction award.

El Dorado: Working Hard To Train a Better Prepared Workforce (Workforce Development | Winner, 5,000-20,000)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2012 12:00 am

El Dorado remains a regional hub in south Arkansas, and an impressive collection of civic organizations has pulled together to create a comprehensive list of programs designed to meet the needs of the area’s biggest employers.

El Dorado: New Projects Infuse New Life (Quality of Life (Under 20K) | Winner)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

The new $49 million El Dorado High School, the $18 million El Dorado Conference Center and the $9 million Health Science Center at South Arkansas Community College represent El Dorado’s commitment to the future. That big-picture vision has earned the city recognition as an Arkansas Business City of Distinction in the Quality of Life category.

El Dorado: Embracing the Past, Enhancing Downtown (Main Street Preservation (Under 20K) | Winner)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

Oil may have attracted them by the tens of thousands in the 1920s, but these days Main Street is the top draw. El Dorado’s commitment to downtown preservation has earned it recognition as one of Arkansas Business’ Cities of Distinction in the Main Street Preservation category.

Cities of Distinction Making Arkansas Stronger

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

Our cities, towns and communities represent the many patches on that quilt, stitched together through pride, unity of purpose and determination. Our cities and towns are determined to make better lives for their residents. They’ve done so through innovation, dedication and plain ol’ tenacity. Arkansas Business Publishing Group is proud to recognize these efforts with the inaugural City of Distinction awards program.