Tagged: heifer international

Feast in the Field

by Staff 8/1/2014 12:01 am

Heifer International celebrated 70 years of working with family farming communities to end poverty with their Beyond Hunger: Feast in the Field event. Held on the grounds of Heifer International, the event included local food and entertainment from performer Jason D. Williams as Heifer thanked Arkansans for their support.

Ending Hunger Will Require Compromise (Jo Luck Commentary)

by Jo Luck 6/30/2014 12:00 am

After more than two decades working alongside sustainable development experts at Heifer International, I am confident that world hunger can be eliminated with the appropriate approach and collaboration.

Heifer International CEO Pierre Ferrari Stresses Performance

by Jan Cottingham 6/16/2014 12:00 am

Five years after Heifer International laid off about 20 percent of its workforce because of a falloff in revenue and almost four years after it announced a new CEO, Heifer is placing new emphasis on measuring its impact on the mostly rural families it seeks to help.

Weekend To-Do List: 11 Events to Check Out

by Lee Hogan 5/15/2014 8:00 am

There is art to be seen, performances to be enjoyed and food to be eaten. Whether it's an art show, a food festival or a film festival, you've got some great to-do options in Little Rock this weekend.

Jo Luck at Bumpers Distinguished Lecture Series on Thursday

by Lee Hogan 3/31/2014 9:10 am

Jo Luck, the former president and CEO of Heifer International, will be the featured speaker at the Dale and Betty Bumpers Distinguished Lecture Series this week.

Eco-Hero: Larry Owens, Mayor of Hughes, Ark.

by Samuel G. Smith 3/3/2014 12:00 am

With a background in conservation and 21 years with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service under his belt, 72-year-old Larry Owens had an environmental bend long before he became an eco-mover and shaker in Hughes, a town of about 1,400 nestled deep in the Arkansas Delta.

Former Heifer President Luck to Speak at Bumpers Distinguished Lecture Series in April

by Lee Hogan 2/24/2014 9:21 am

Jo Luck, the retired president and CEO of Heifer International, is scheduled to be the featured speaker at the third annual Dale and Betty Bumpers Distinguished Lecture Series in April.

Acxiom's Jerry Jones Joins Heifer International Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2014 1:45 pm

Jerry C. Jones of Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock has been elected to an at-large position of the board of directors of international nonprofit Heifer International.

'Secret Santa' Bill Gates Donates A Cow Through Heifer International

by Lance Turner 12/19/2013 9:46 am

A Reddit user gets a fun holiday surprise through the website's annual Secret Santa gift exchange: a cow from Heifer International donated in her name by Microsoft founder Bill Gates.

Heifer, Arkansas Foodbank Eye Holiday Donations

by Associated Press 11/26/2013 7:20 am

Little Rock is designating a day in early December to encourage charitable efforts.

Give a Goat Through Heifer's Partnership with The ONE Campaign

by Lauren James 10/28/2013 8:00 am

Heifer International and The ONE Campaign have joined forces to help end extreme poverty. People can help by donating money to send a goat to a family in need.

Yogathon Arkansas Kicks Off Today

by Lauren James 9/20/2013 8:00 am

The Second Annual Yogathon Arkansas kicks off today (Sept. 20), offering more than 30 free classes and workshops throughout the weekend.

Main Street Food Truck Festival Set for Oct. 5

by Lauren James 9/6/2013 8:00 am

Mark your calendars for the Third Annual Main Street Food Truck Festival on Saturday, Oct. 5. More than 25 food trucks will line Main Street, with a variety of cool activities slated for the family.

Heifer International to Honor Susan Sarandon at Annual Gala

by Lance Turner 8/23/2013 1:29 pm

Heifer International of Little Rock will honor Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon at its 2nd Annual "Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table" gala event on Sept. 19 at the Montage Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles.

Feast in the Field

by Staff 8/1/2013 12:00 am

Heifer International hosted Beyond Hunger: Feast in the Field, a ìfarm to forkî celebration to raise funds and awareness for sustainable agriculture benefiting Heifer projects in the Arkansas Delta and Nepal. Guests enjoyed a family-style dinner prepared by Capital Hotel chefs and entertainment by Arkansasí own Cody Belew.

20 Experiences You Can Only Get in Arkansas

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/10/2013 12:00 am

All of those Natural State attractions that tourists can only enjoy for a little while are available to residents just about at any time. Here are the first things you must do after moving here

Riverfest Running Through Sunday

by Lauren James 5/23/2013 1:45 pm

Riverfest, the state’s largest festival, is running Friday (May 24) to Sunday (May 26) along the Arkansas River in downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock. Three-day admission is $35 at the gate.

Help End Hunger and Poverty for Cody Belew’s Birthday

by Lauren James 4/29/2013 8:00 am

Wish singer Cody Belew a Happy Birthday by helping end hunger and poverty through Heifer International.

Arkansas Festivals Kick Off in April

by Blair Neel 4/3/2013 9:00 am

The entire state of Arkansas comes alive with festivals in April. Here are a few of our favorites in central Arkansas and beyond.

Little Rock Film Festival Moves Venues Downtown, Adds New Big Prize

by Lauren James 4/1/2013 3:32 pm

The Little Rock Film Festival is changing things up at this year's festival, going on from May 15-19, including adding new venues downtown and a large prize for the top humanitarian film, plus much more.