Free Classes for People with Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes
Event Date: January 24, 2019 | 3 - 5 p.m.
Location: Dumas Library, 120 E. Choctaw, Dumas, AR
Contact: Jane Pelkki
Thursday, Jan. 24 - Diabetes Myths & Facts, Moving More
Thursday, Jan. 31 - Eating Well
Thursday, Feb. 7 - Managing High and Low Blood Sugars
Thursday, Feb. 21 - Medications, Preventing Complications
Free meal and giveaways! Classes are open to the public and led by registered dietitian, Jane Pelkki.
Event Date: January 21, 2019 | 3 p.m.
Location: Philander Smith College Gymnasium
Contact: Dushun Scarbrough | 888-290-KING
Doors open at 2 p.m. | Free Admission | Free Hair Cuts | Free Food | Employment Services | Vendor Showcase | Band Showcase | Coat Drive | Health Screenings | National Screening of NBC's “Hope and Fury: MLK, the Movement and the Media @ 12 p.m.
Springdale Community Health Forum
Event Date: January 17, 2019 | 2 - 4 p.m.| 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Jones Center, 922 E. Emma Ave. Springdale, AR 72764
Contact: ShaRhonda Love | Email
As outlined by ACT 912 of 1991, the commission shall meet at least quarterly and at such other times as necessary to carry out its duties as set forth in this act. In addition to the commission meeting, AMHC hosts quarterly community forums to raise awareness of diseases and conditions disproportionately affecting minorities, to provide screening for participants and to gather information from attendees about health issues in their community.
2 - 4 p.m. Commissioner's Meeting - CANCELED
4 - 5 p.m. Open Hearing - CANCELED
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Community Forum
Public Hearing for AMHC Rule
Event Date: January 17, 2019 | 4:30 p.m.
Location: Jones Center, 922 E. Emma Ave. Room 226 & 227, Springdale, AR 72764
Contact: ShaRhonda Love | Email
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Please check back with us at a later date for rescheduling.
The Arkansas Minority Health Commission is proposing a new rule and is releasing it for public comment. Click the image below to view the AMHC bylaws:
Arkansas Cancer Coalition Quarterly Meeting, Holiday Brunch and Ugly Sweater Contest
Event Date: December 11, 2018 | 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Hilton Garden Inn W. Little Rock 10914 Kanis Rd Little Rock, AR 72211
Contact: 501-404-2363 | Email
RSVP for this event-filled morning!
2018 Eastern Arkansas Rural Business Development Conference
Event Date: November 30, 2018 | 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Forrest City Civic Center, 1335 N. Washington St., Forrest City, AR 72335
Contact: Clevon Young | 501-374-1103 | Email
Equipping rural residents with the skills and tools needed to create and expand small businesses and engage in job creation activities are the goals of an upcoming regional business conference to be held in Forrest City, Arkansas.
Marshallese Women’s Reproductive Health Expo
Event Date: November 29, 2018 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Rodeo of the Ozarks Events Center, 1423 Emma St., Springdale, AR 72764
Contact: LaCoya Stewart | 501-682-8825 | Email
Join the March of Dimes and the AR Marshallese Coalition in serving as an educational health representative for women of the Marshallese community in Northwest Arkansas.