Front & Center

Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun November 22, 2015

Melissa McWilliams

Conway woman helps empower low-income clients

Melissa McWilliams didn’t grow up poor, but the single mother said she knows what it’s like to struggle, and that helps her relate to the clients she serves through the Community Action Program for Central Arkansas. “I had an amazing childhood,” she said. “I didn’t grow up poor or low-income. … We paid our bills, and we never needed for anything, but I didn’t come from money, and I know what it’s like to struggle, and that makes it a lo... READ MORE

Mitzi Reynolds: Longtime volunteer gets leadership award

Mitzi Reynolds, who once introduced herself to a Faulkner County Leadership Institute class as a “professional volunteer,” was honored by the organization last week with the Dan Nabholz Award for her dedication to the community.