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Banker, Civic Leader George Worthen Dies at 71

by Jan Cottingham and George Waldon 6/10/2013 5:06 pm

George Gordon Worthen, president of the Bank of Little Rock, a community leader and a member of a prominent Little Rock family, died Sunday at his Little Rock home. He was 71.

An Appreciation of Change

by Staff 2/1/2013 12:00 am

Centers for Youth & Families hosted Legacy: An Appreciation of Change to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the merger of the Elizabeth Mitchell Children’s Center, the Parent Center and Stepping Stone. Held at the Country Club of Little Rock, the event honored the leaders of the merger, Donna McLarty, Kay Patton, Don Pfeifer, George Worthen and Bob Ross (posthumously). Contributions from the event helped fund a Parent Center Endowment.

Building A Legacy: George Worthen

by Amanda Hoelzeman 11/1/2012 12:01 am

George Worthen comes from a long line of bankers. “We’re an old banking family in central Arkansas that goes all the way back to 1887,” he says. In fact, it was Worthen’s great-grandfather who founded Worthen Bank in Little Rock in the late 1800s.

Building A Legacy: 4 Philanthropists Stick Together For Common Causes

by Amanda Hoelzeman 11/1/2012 12:00 am

The product of three different nonprofit agencies — the Elizabeth Mitchell Children’s Center (EMCC), Stepping Stone Emergency Shelter (SS) and The Parent Center (PC) — the Centers for Youth and Families (CFYF) is the oldest continuously operating nonprofit in Arkansas.