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LRFW launches youth fashion design competition

LRFW launches youth fashion design competition

Little Rock Fashion Week is accepting applications from students entering grades 1st through 12th for its Youth Fashion Sketch Design Competition. Applications can be downloaded at LittleRockFashionWeek.com.

The purpose of the competition is to ignite, motivate and encourage young people who are interested in the fashion industry. Students are asked to create their own clothing line by sketching out their designs and coming up with a name.

The finalists from different grade categories (1st-5th grades; 6th-8th grades; and 9th-12th grades) will be invited to attend Little Rock Fashion Week 2012.

First Assembly NLR, Wild River Country sponsor Will Saunders Day May 25

First Assembly NLR, Wild River Country sponsor Will Saunders Day May 25

First Assembly of God, North Little Rock, Arkansas, pastored by Reverend Rod Loy, in cooperation with Wild River Country, North Little Rock, Arkansas is sponsoring the second Will Saunders Day for Children with Special Needs. 

Will Saunders is a Central Arkansas child with Angelman’s Syndrome.  This neuro-genetic disorder prevents him from enjoying summer activities like swimming.  Will loves water, and his family’s dream was for him to spend a day at Wild River Country.  This was an impossible dream for a child with Angelman’s Syndrome.

“Will is a great kid with so much love and energy.  When we heard about his family’s dream, we had to make it a reality,” says Loy. 

Special Needs Events - Community Connections

Special Needs Events - Community Connections

RUFL Football

The Rivals United Flag Football League was started by a group of committed football fans who wanted to ensure all children, including kids with disabilities, would have the opportunity to play the game. Each child playing RUFL gets a chance to play quarterback, kicker, offense and defense. The program is designed to ensure each child experiences success and being part of a team. The RUFL Football Summer Camp is an opportunity for your child, ages 7-17, learn more detailed fundamentals of football, interact and work within a team and have fun. The dates for this year’s camp will be July 10-12 from 9 a.m. to 12. The camp will be held at the UCA Pepsi Center in Conway.  Community Connections does charge a $40.00 camp fee but assistance is available if needed. Any questions please contact Derek Moser at Derek_moser@pedsplustherapy.com


Special Needs Event - Night Lights: Parents Night Out

Special Needs Event - Night Lights: Parents Night Out


Night Lights:  A monthly Parents Night Out Program for children ages 12 years and under with Autism, Asperger's or PDD and their siblings. They provide one on one care with over 50 trained volunteers. This is held the second Friday of the month.

Date: Friday May 11, 2012

Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Indian Hills Church, 6801 JFK Blvd. NLR, AR 72116

Activities: Arts/Crafts, Music, Recreational, Movies.

The cost is $10 per child for the entire evening. If you’d like to attend, please RSVP one week before each event.

Visit http://www.nightlightsnlr.com/ for more information and to sign up.


For more Special Needs Events visit www.TheSocialChairman.com


Rev Up Maumelle (RUM 2012)

Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association
Special Show from the Creation Dance Company
Bike and Car Show/Shine

May 19th 12:00pm-3:00pm

Lake Willastein,
Live Band, food, and Family Fun!
Donations to Support Arkansas' Veteran Homes

Family Fest 2012

Family Fest 2012
Maumelle Family Fest
Lake Willastein May 11 & 12
carnival ride & games available for all ages!
Admission is FREE!

U.S. Pizza fundraiser for Our House Thursday night

U.S. Pizza fundraiser for Our House Thursday night

U.S. Pizza Co. is donating 10% of all their food sales to Our House Thursday, March 29 (dinner only).

"Our House provides the working homeless – individuals and families – with shelter, housing, job training, education, free childcare and summer youth programs, in order to equip them with the skills to be successful in the workforce, the community and their own families."