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World Services for Blind to honor Sharon Priest

Linking yourself to a cause is sometimes like courting a potential future spouse.

Advocates raise $127,500 to champion children

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families went all out for its first gala, and with good reason. This year marks the child advocacy organization's 40th year. About 400 people helped celebrate during the Oct. 12 event at the Statehouse Convention Center.

As wildfires rage, winemaker debuts product in Arkansas

Sonny Williams' Steak Room and co-executive chefs Ben Lindley and Todd Weber hosted a wine dinner the evening of Oct. 11 for Tom Gamble, owner of Gamble Family Vineyards.

Gala nets $400,000 in late Razorback’s honor

There was so much praise going around the stage that it was at times hard to ascertain which speaker was the honoree.

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HIGH PROFILE: Richard Alan Huddleston

Rich Huddleston works tirelessly to make sure Arkansas children and families have a voice in the era of national health care reform.

Rich Huddleston is more of a "glass half full" than "glass half empty" kind of guy.

Each chef's Next Course is a win for Youth Home

Local chefs participating in The Next Course fundraiser for Youth Home Inc. knew exactly where to hit its supporter base -- in the taste buds and the tummy. The Sept. 28 affair, held for the first time at the Albert Pike Memorial Center in downtown Little Rock, featured flavorful food and fine wines served over five courses.

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Bill Clinton honors courage, heart of late South African president

While in town to help commemorate the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School, former President Bill Clinton took time Sept. 24 to give a lecture at the Clinton Presidential Center about his close relationship with the late Nelson Mandela. The South African anti-apartheid leader is the subject of a new temporary exhibit at the center, "Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu."

Combat veterans convene to hear injured Ranger's talk

He was burned over 85 percent of his body and lost both arms below the elbow when a bomb blew up the military vehicle he was driving in Iraq. But retired Army Ranger Michael Schlitz exudes confidence and exemplifies the spirit of self-preservation.

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Broadway-theme Gala for Life raises $942,000 for cancer institute

The Statehouse Convention Center took on the sights and sounds of the Big Apple for the 22nd Gala for Life, the largest annual fundraiser for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences' Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.

Air Force marks its 70 years as military branch with gala

About 800 military personnel from Little Rock Air Force Base turned out in full dress uniform the night of Sept. 16 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Air Force becoming its own military branch. The formal affair for the easy-going bunch was presented by the Little Rock AFB Community Council with the theme "Breaking Barriers Since 1947."

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Inductee Quinn Grovey of Fayetteville signs footballs for Wes Sutton at an induction ceremony for Ar...

Inductee Quinn Grovey of Fayetteville signs footballs for Wes Sutton at an induction ceremony for Arkansan athletes into the Texas...

Published: October 27, 2016

 Bob Thonton, Tim Graham, Bill Schwyhart and J.B. Hunt.

Bob Thonton, Tim Graham, Bill Schwyhart and J.B. Hunt.

Published: September 12, 2010

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