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Cary Jenkins

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OUTDOORS' FINEST: Conservation kudos

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The newest inductees to the Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame were invited to a Governor's Reception at the Statehouse Convention Center on Aug. 1. The affair preceded an awards banquet to honor them. They were former Sen. David Pryor; Ross Whipple and Mark Karnes, both of Arkadelphia; and the family of the late Lt. Gov. Winthrop P. Rockefeller, who posthumously received the Legacy Award.

Tools & toys

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SCENE STEALERS: Mocktails and a show

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An entertaining midsummer afternoon awaited guests at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre's Annex Black Box Theatre on Aug. 6 as students performed in the second annual Summer Cabaret.

SECRETS UNREVEALED: Photographers, poet combine in Wichita Mountains exhibit

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"We're Not Telling You Everything, Words and Images From the Wichita Mountains," on display this month at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute, is a collaboration with photographers Don House and Sabine Schmidt and poet Sy Hoahwah. An opening reception was Aug. 3 at the institute.

Tools & toys

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SUMMER SUPPER: Feast for 40

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The Root Cafe was the site of this year's first Summer Supper by the Quapaw Quarter Association on July 30. The five-course dinner with wine pairings -- limited to 40 diners -- quickly sold out. The cafe features locally sourced food, and the dinner's printed menu detailed the local farms, orchards and creameries that supplied the ingredients for the meal.

NETWORKING WITH A VIEW: Nonprofit professionals mix business, pleasure

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Drinks, networking and a bird's-eye view of downtown Little Rock were enjoyed by members of the Little Rock chapter of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN-LR) on July 27 at the Little Rock Club.

CULTURE CLUB: Pair from Brazil this year's Rotary Club student visitors

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Each summer, the Rotary Club of Little Rock, Club 99, hosts a cultural exchange by inviting two college students from another country to visit Arkansas for a few weeks. This year, Andre Vinicius de Santana Oliveira and Eduardo Rodrigues Silva of Brazil are the Ottenheimer International Young Adult Project participants. Rotary hosted a drop-in reception at its office July 18 to greet the two young men.

RUNWAY TO DRIVEWAY: Camp Sunshine fundraiser features cars, food, couture

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Whether interested in horsepower or high fashion, there was plenty to see at Heels and Wheels on July 30 at the Metroplex. The afternoon event was a fundraiser for Camp Sunshine, a camp for young burn survivors.

A GOOD BET: Games of chance raise cash to give kids, families a hand

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Youth Home Inc. officials wagered that their July 15 annual Casino Night and Texas Hold'em Tournament at Next Level Events would be a winner.

Tools & Toys

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House restoration part of saving black history

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Cheryl Batts remembers the Hot Springs neighborhood from her childhood as being inhabited by professionals with well-maintained houses and neat lawns. Children played outside, and neighbors looked out for one another.


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About 200 service men and women in dress uniform and civilians in suits and gowns enjoyed a fun-filled evening raising money for Camp Alliance. The event, Boots and Bowties, was July 14 at Four Points by Sheraton.


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Several professional athletes, all of whom are products of Boys & Girls Clubs, were among those who celebrated the centennial anniversary of the Boys & Girls Club of Central Arkansas on July 13. The event, dubbed the 100 Year Homecoming and Alumni Celebration, took place at the Metroplex in Little Rock.

CREATIVE CABARET: Show funds to aid LGBTQ homeless

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There was a little something for everyone at Lucie's Place Cabaret, which took the stage July 17 at The Studio Theater in Little Rock. The family-friendly fundraiser featured music, dancing and poetry, all for the benefit of Lucie's Place, which serves young adult members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community.






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