Posted May 11, 2012 - 12:13pm
What is the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce Annual “Healthy Workplace” Award?
The Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce “Healthy Workplace” awards will be presented an annual Chamber event after the nominations are judged and scored. These awards were created to extend appreciation and to recognize businesses that show a commitment to health and wellness. They also serve to publicly promote the importance of a healthy workplace in the Greater Fort Smith Region.
Why should I nominate a company?
Posted May 9, 2012 - 1:14pm
Please help us welcome the following new members to the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce. Click on the business name to find out more about them.
Posted May 8, 2012 - 8:39am
The team of creative individuals making this year’s Young Actors Guild’s summer musical something unforgettable is being led by Missy Gipson. She and Brenda Yellvington have pulled together every resource known to man in efforts of bringing Broadway to the River Valley. For the first time ever people in the area will be able to see the longest running musical on Broadway, Les Miserables.
Posted May 8, 2012 - 8:35am
The Miracle Riders will be cruising into Fort Smith, Arkansas on Saturday May 5th.
Businessman Scott Ressmeyer, native of Columbus, GA, launched the Ride for Miracles fundraising event in 2009. Ressmeyer and thirteen friends are riding across country, 48 states in 21 days, to raise awareness and funds for the needs and services supported by Children’s Miracle Network at the Medical Center. To date, The Ride for Miracles has raised more than $280,000 to purchase equipment at The Medical Center.
Posted May 2, 2012 - 10:13am
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Arkansas has announced that Blaylock Heat & Air has earned first place in the category of Mechanical Commercial $1-5 Million in ABC's Excellence in Construction awards for the Norhtside High School project. Blaylock accepted the award on April 21st during the annual 'Excellence in Construction' celebreation at the Wyndham Riverfront in North Little Rock, AR.
Posted May 2, 2012 - 8:43am
The Fort Smith Museum of History will be announcing its Capital Campaign Kickoff on May 2, 2012, at an event in the lobby of the museum, located at 320 Rogers Avenue in historic downtown Fort Smith at 10:30 a.m. The public is invited.
Posted April 23, 2012 - 11:43am
The Fort Smith Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce this year’s GRIT Award recipients. The GRIT Awards were presented last night at the MovieLounge, the new dinner-cinema-event space. Over 100 people attended the premier, opening event for the MovieLounge, Fort Smith’s newest attraction/restaurant partner. This gathering of friends was to showcase the accomplishments these folks have made to assist our community and party in celebration of a job well done in the local hospitality industry.
Posted April 23, 2012 - 11:40am
Thursday, June 14 @ 6:00 p.m.
Fort Smith Senior Activity Center
2700 Cavanaugh Road
Mayor Sandy Sanders and the City of Fort Smith Board of Directors will conduct its third neighborhood meeting designed to encourage interactive dialogue with citizens in neighborhoods where they live. The June 14 meeting will feature staff reports about current or upcoming projects impacting citizens in Ward 3.
Posted April 23, 2012 - 11:37am
Projects designed to reduce likelihood of flooding to commence soon:
By the end of April, work should commence on five separate neighborhood projects that are designed to reduce the frequency of residential and school flooding and correct channel erosion.
The board of directors on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 approved authorization for a $1.099 million contract to improve drainage in neighborhoods that have reported instances of flooding in recent years.
Posted April 23, 2012 - 10:55am
John Lewellen Sr. simply loved being outside. It didn’t matter what he was doing; as long as he was outdoors, he was a happy man.
“He just would not be inside for anything,” said his son, John Lewellen Jr. of Fort Smith. “He wanted to be outside with nature.”
Posted April 23, 2012 - 10:47am
The First Tee of Fort Smith presents the Roland Hundley Memorial Golf Classic
Posted April 23, 2012 - 10:23am
Twelve teams of students from Northside and Southside High Schools presented their year-long entrepreneurial business results April 16 at the fifth annual High School Entrepreneurship Contest at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
The two-semester program, which is supported by UAFS, involved student teams enrolled in the Enterprise Management/Entrepreneurship course at their respective high schools, as well as community business volunteers, local entrepreneur and business owner Craig Pair, and Dave Robertson, director of the UAFS Family Enterprise Center.
Posted April 23, 2012 - 10:19am
The International Federation of Black Bass Anglers (IFBBA) is hosting the Mid-South Open Team Buddy Black Bass Tournament May 19-20, 2012 on the Arkansas River in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Anglers who fish for black bass from all over the USA will compete for $5,000.00 first place if there is 25 teams are more. This will be a team buddy bass tournament. Everyone is welcome to compete. $300.00 entry fee per team, Launch will be at the River Park Ramp. Our co-hosts are the Fort Smith Convention Visitors Bureau and the Super 8 Motel in Fort Smith.
Posted April 23, 2012 - 10:16am
The worldwide community of museums will celebrate the 35th anniversary of International Museum Day on Friday, May 18th. RAM will commemorate this year's celebration with a chic poolside White Party fundraiser for RAM at the estate of retired K-MAC Enterprises mogul and philanthropist Mr. Kenny King.
Posted April 23, 2012 - 10:08am
A vocal talent competition designed to shine the spotlight on area singers
will take place on Saturday, May 5, 2012, at the Dr. Pepper Stage, located at Kay Rodgers
Park in Fort Smith, AR. The Old Fort Days Super Star Contest, the official kickoff for the
rodeo, will give local singers the opportunity to sing “The National Anthem” at this year's
Old Fort Days Rodeo.
“Any soloist can tryout at this great event”, says Pam Carter, member of the Old Fort Days