Tagged: our house

Q&A with the 2017 Dinner on the Grounds Event Chairs

by Lydia McAllister 4/25/2017 4:50 pm

As the 2017 Dinner on the Grounds event draws closer, we chatted with this year’s event chairs — who just happen to be an entire family dedicated to the Our House mission.

Soirée's Top 5 Food Efforts to End Hunger in Arkansas

by Soirée Staff 4/17/2017 8:00 am

Here are the top five food efforts to end hunger in Arkansas and how you can support them!

School Crossings: Central Arkansas Education Highlights

by Little Rock Family Staff 8/11/2016 12:00 am

The primary color is likely to be yellow as Little Rock School District elementary students are invited to enter an art contest sponsored by First Student, the nation’s leading provider of school bus transportation.

Dinner on the Grounds

by Arvest Bank 7/27/2016 12:00 am

This year, Dinner on the Grounds was held on the sprawling lawn of the Terry House. Proceeds of the night benefited Our House's program. Event chairs Bobbi and Dustin McDaniel provided guests with a night of hospitality and fun. Jazz/soul band Lagniappe performed while artist/illustrator Lyuba Bogan created a piece of art, which was auctioned off later that night.

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.

From Morning Coffee to Lights Out: A Day in the Life of Jim Cargill

by Soirée Staff 5/25/2016 12:00 pm

Jim Cargill is president and sales manager of Arvest Bank in central Arkansas. He serves on the boards of Our House, the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, the Little Rock Regional Chamber and the UALR Foundation, to name a few.

Reality Show 'Project Voice' Illuminates Our House Programs, Lives of Working Homeless

by Kerri Jackson Case 5/9/2016 12:00 am

A video series illuminates the lives of the working homeless and the programs and services at Our House.

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.

Tie One On

by Staff 2/2/2016 12:00 am

Our House hosted its annual auction of aprons designed by artists, Tie One On, at Pavilion in the Park. Guests donned cocktail attire and bid on artistic aprons to benefit Our House’s programs to help end homelessness and assist the working homeless.

Our House Ready to 'Tie One On'

by Sandra McGrew 11/23/2015 6:27 am

Our House's signature fundraising event is back and tickets are still available.

Our House Produces Short Films to Share Personal Stories of Homelessness

by Alexis Crowe 9/30/2015 8:52 am

In an effort to offer a window into the issues of poverty and homelessness through individual stories, Our House homeless shelter has released "Project Voice," a 12-part video series.

Get Ready to 'Tie One On' This December

by Soirée Staff 8/18/2015 8:00 am

The annual fundraiser, Tie One On, which benefits Our House, is back for its ninth year this December.

Our House Launches Documentary Series 'Project Voice'

by Jess Ardrey 7/22/2015 8:00 am

The Little Rock nonprofit organization is releasing 12 short films in 12 weeks, giving a glimpse into the stories of some of the families it serves.

Amy Williams Takes a Break to Shop, Primp and Pose for Mom's Day Off

by Alexis Crowe 7/1/2015 12:00 am

Amy Williams was shocked to learn that she won the 2015 Mom’s Day Off—mainly because she had no idea that Brad, her husband of over 16 years, entered her into our annual contest. The humble and generous spirit—who spends her time spearheading community service projects, working full-time on her master’s degree and raising two young daughters— also felt that there were more deserving moms out there.

Dinner on the Grounds

by Staff 6/30/2015 12:00 am

The 10th annual Dinner on the Grounds: A Walk in the Park was held on the grounds of the Clinton Presidential Library. An annual fundraiser for Our House, the event featured an outdoor southern supper, live music, cocktails and “local flavor.” Nicole and Darrin Williams served as event chairs, and all co-chairs from the past decade were honored to mark the event’s notable anniversary. The event was presented by Entergy; platinum sponsors included Ben E. Keith and Glazer’s. Proceeds from the event benefited Our House programs to aid the working homeless and help them ultimately find a permanent way out of homelessness.

Co-Chairs Darrin and Nicole Williams Put a Presidential Feel on Our House's Dinner on the Grounds

by Tre Baker 4/14/2015 8:00 am

Dinner on the Grounds is Our House's annual al fresco event, inviting guests to enjoy a gourmet meal under the Arkansas stars. In recent years, Dinner on the Grounds has been served at historic locations such as the Terry House and the Governor's Mansion. This year, the event celebrates its 10th anniversary at a landmark known nationally – the Clinton Presidential Center.

Cameron Smith, Karen Fetzer Named Top Executives at Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/27/2015 5:14 am

Cameron Smith of Cameron Smith Associates of Rogers and Karen Fetzer of the Rotary Club of Little Rock won executive of the year awards at Thursday's 27th annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

Tie One On

by Staff 2/27/2015 12:00 am

Our House hosted its eighth annual Tie One On at Pavilion in the Park. Presented by Morgan Stanley, the event featured aprons designed by artists, auctions, music, food and drinks. All proceeds benefited the mission of Our House to provide the working homeless with shelter, housing, job training, education, childcare and youth programs.

Weekend To-Do List: 11 Events to Check Out

by Jess Ardrey 1/29/2015 8:41 am

We know Sunday is a big day for most of you for unspecified reasons, but that doesn't mean the rest of your weekend can't be spectacular as well. Here's how to make that a reality.