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Some Things We Know (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 8/21/2017 12:00 am

From people we'll miss to people we hope never come back, here are five things we sincerely hope most of us in Arkansas can agree on.

Georgia Mjartan to Leave Our House

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/16/2017 1:31 pm

Little Rock nonprofit Our House announced that its longtime executive director, Georgia Mjartan, will resign effective Sept. 15, and that Ben Goodwin, its assistant director, will replace her.

Parkview Medical Building Changes Hands in $5M Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/25/2016 12:00 am

Medical condo space in midtown Little Rock and a 140-bed nursing home in south Pulaski County were just two recent property deals exchanged in multimillion-dollar transactions.

With Heart, Sharon Bale Helps Make a Home from Our House

by Dwain Hebda 6/30/2016 2:50 pm

Our House is one of Arkansas’ largest homeless charities, but it doesn’t deal in handouts; all clients must find a full-time job within two weeks if they are to receive help. Sharon Bale tells us why the mission galvanized her to get involved.

Our House Using New $1M Career Center for Increased Job Training

by Alexis Crowe 5/26/2016 11:16 am

Our House opened a new, $1 million new Career Center on Wednesday, May 18, quadrupling the capacity of the previous space and allowing for as many as 120 people to participate daily in job training and career education.

Our House, Our Home: Mjartans Make Life's Work Out of Making the Most of Each Day

by Heather Bennett 5/1/2016 12:00 am

Warmth. It’s one of those qualities individuals possess that’s not only comforting, but it creates a genuine sense of calm in those who have the fortune of existing around them. The Mjartans are the epitome of warmth.

The Mind of an Entrepreneur (Mitch Bettis Publisher's Note)

by Mitch Bettis 10/13/2014 12:00 am

On Oct. 24, Arkansas Business, in partnership with the College of Business at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is hosting another Power Breakfast executive panel.

Architects Jennifer Herron & Jeff Horton Expand Space, Opportunities for Our House Children

by Amanda Hoelzeman 7/1/2014 12:00 am

When husband-and-wife architecture team Jennifer Herron and Jeff Horton take on a new project, their approach is a little different than the rest. So when the couple signed on to design the new, 19,000-square-foot Children’s Center for Our House, they poured their hearts and souls into the project.

Federal Tax Credits Help Our House Build Center

by Mark Friedman 6/16/2014 12:00 am

Our House Inc.’s $5 million Children’s Center that opened June 7 was paid for with help from New Markets Tax Credits.

Our House Children's Center Grand Opening Set For This Weekend!

by Justin Freeman 6/6/2014 11:06 am

All of Our House's nearly 500 donors and supporters are invited to come celebrate!

Our House Meets $3.8M Goal for Children's Center; Construction to Begin May 9

by Lance Turner 4/10/2013 9:20 am

Our House, the Little Rock nonprofit that helps the working homeless, has met its $3.8 million fundraising goal and will begin construction of a new Children's Center in May.

From Homeless to Our House

by Amanda Hoelzeman 4/1/2013 12:00 am

How one woman turned her life around at Our House — and how you can help other working homeless like her.

Our House Shelter Announces $3.8M Capital Campaign

by Kate Knable 12/13/2012 2:18 pm

Representatives of Little Rock homeless shelter Our House announce a campaign to raise the final funds needed to pay for construction of a new children's center.

Video: Inside the Our House Job Training Program

by Kate Knable 12/3/2012 12:00 am

Joe Carter, CEO of a contractor Snyder Environmental, talks to Arkansas Business about a new construction job training program created with homeless shelter Our House of Little Rock.

Snyder Environmental, Our House Join To Match Jobs, Training

by Kate Knable 12/3/2012 12:00 am

Like well-matched couples, program partners sometimes just seem to come together. Such is the case with a new construction job training program scheduled to launch in January that joins homeless shelter Our House of Little Rock and contractor Snyder Environmental to meet complementary needs.

A Library's Lesson

by Georgia Mjartan 2/1/2011 12:00 am

A library isn't just home to knowledge, but compassion as well.