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Updated 10:36 a.m., Mon February 18, 2019

Jim Payseno

Maumelle Chamber’s Person of the Year helps seniors, children

Jim Payseno was retired when he moved to Maumelle from California, but he immediately jumped into volunteering. He’s made his mark. In January, he was named Person of the Year by the Maumelle Area Chamber of Commerce. “I was pretty flattered; I was pretty humbled by that,” he said. His daughter, Alicia Gillen, is executive director of the chamber. Payseno said she told him that he’d been nominated by a member of the chamber board but th... READ MORE

Adena White: First black public-relations chapter president called ‘great leader’ By TAMMY KEITH

It wasn’t until a dinner she attended as the first black president in the 55-year history of the Arkansas chapter of the Public Relations Society of America that Adena White got emotional.