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Aaron Buckley Purchases SixtyOne Celsius of Hot SpringsLock Icon

Since the acquisition, the ad firm has expanded its video production agreement with Visit Hot Springs. read more >
Stephanie Alderdice, owner and president of SixtyOne Celsius of Hot Springs 
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SixtyOne Celsius Keeps Comfortable

When Stephanie Alderdice wanted to change the name of the Hot Springs marketing agency she bought from founder Kirby Williams in 2016, she struck on SixtyOne Celsius to replace Kirby & Co. read more >
Marta Cieslak
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Marta Cieslak Named New Director of UALR Downtown Center (Movers & Shakers)

As director, Cieslak will develop and curate educational, community and professional programming at the university’s downtown space. read more >
Elexus Jordan
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Tiffany Wilkerson Named GM of the Arkansas State Fair (Movers & Shakers)

She is also the first woman and the youngest general manager in the history of the fair. read more >
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New Dean Named at UA Monticello (Movers & Shakers)

Shuneize Slater will be the new dean of the School of Mathematical & Natural Sciences. read more >
The stage was set for some emerging themes at the March 9 Arkansas Business of the Year awards.
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Highlight Reel (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

A few themes emerged at the 34th Arkansas Business of the Year Awards. read more >
Don't miss the life-size mastodon skeleton in Mid-America Science Museum's Underfoot Gallery. And the museum's new DinoTrek attraction is the state’s first-ever outdoor dinosaur exhibit located on 21 wooded acres.
Education / Tourism

Mid-America Science Museum Names 5 New Trustees

Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs announces five new board of trustee members for the 2021-2023 term. read more >
The Majestic Park Baseball Complex will feature five fields built on the site of the first Major League Spring Training Grounds in Hot Springs.

Oaklawn Progress Tops Wealth of Projects Boosting Tourism

Hot Springs continues to move forward with important tourism-related projects and activities despite the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Steve Arrison, CEO of Visit Hot Springs. read more >
Mid-America Science Museum at the Donald W. Reynolds Center
Education / Government & Politics

Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs to Expand in 2019

Expansion plans by the Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs include groundbreaking on a 7,000-square-foot free-standing exhibition hall within a few months. read more >
Mid-America Science Museum at the Donald W. Reynolds Center

Hot Springs Voters OK $2M Bond Issue for Mid-America Science Museum

Voters in Hot Springs have approved a $2 million bond issue to fund the construction of a new exhibition hall at the Mid-America Science Museum. read more >
 A leprechaun makes short work of it at the World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade, down Bridge Street. 
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Hot Springs Accentuates The Offbeat to Its Marketing AllureLock Icon

So what does an inventive and industrious tourism marketer do when he already has many of the state’s top attractions? In Hot Springs, one answer is coming up with weirder, stranger things. read more >
Brad Keller of Oaklawn Racing & Gaming, and Harmony Morrissey of the Mid-America Science Museum.
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Oaklawn, Mid-America Museum Make Moves in Hot Springs (Movers & Shakers)

Brad Keller has been named controller for Oaklawn Racing & Gaming while Harmony Morrissey has been named director of development for the Mid-America Science Museum read more >
Mid-America Science Museum at the Donald W. Reynolds Center

AIA People’s Choice Award: Mid-America Science Museum by Wittenberg Delony & Davidson Inc.

The challenge for Mid-America Science Museum at the Donald W. Reynolds Center (MASM) in Hot Springs was to create a unique visitor experience that utilized the museum’s natural wooded context & existing facility, originally built in 1979, while reinforcing science education through hands on learning and adventure play. read more >
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Mid-America Science Museum Renovation on Schedule, Re-opening Set for March

The museum closed in August to begin remodeling and adding exhibits and new features, thanks to a $7.8 million grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. read more >
Education / Nonprofits

Mid-America Science Museum Gets Ross Foundation Grant

Two schools in Clark County are the beneficiaries of a grant from the Ross Foundation in Arkadelphia to the Mid-America Science Museum. read more >
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Diane LaFollette Gives Overview of Mid-America Museum Revamp

Diane LaFollette, executive director of Mid-America Science Museum, gave an overview of a multi-million renovation to the museum that will begin later this year to members of the Hot Springs National Park Rotary Club. read more >
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Work Begins This Summer on Mid-America Science Museum’s $7.8M Renovation

Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs on unveils new designs for a $7.8 million renovation of its building and exhibits. read more >
Education / Tourism

Diane LaFollette Named Executive Director of Mid-America Science Museum

Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs has named Diane LaFollette its new executive director. LaFollette has been chief operations officer for the Museum of Discovery in Little Rock, where she has worked in several capacities since since 1997. read more >
Hot Springs area features range of options for travel, tourism.

Fun Never Stops in Historic Hot Springs

Tourism is the engine that drives the economy of the area surrounding Hot Springs National Park, and the engine is running strong. With a varied menu of entertainment and sporting opportunities, the Hot Springs area offers enough choices to keep 3 million visitors coming to the city and its surroundings every year. read more >