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15th Annual Recovery Jam

Event Date: September 30, 2019 | 4 - 8 p.m.
Location: River Market Pavilion, 400 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, AR
Contact: Sandra Mitchell | 501.663.7221 | Email

Celebrating people in recovery, the people who serve them, and their families. 

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Celebrate Maya Project - Youth Writing and History Immersion Workshop

Event Date: August 10, 2019 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Arkansas Northeastern College
Contact: Pacey Bowens | 731.286.1811 | Email

This is event is for minority youth ages 12 and up. The purpose is to provide attendees with the necessary health care information along with preserving the history of the Mississippi County minority community. 

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5th Annual Hot Springs Community Resource Fair

Event Date: August 10, 2019 | 9 a.m. - Noon
Location: Webb Community Center | 127 Pleasant St., Hot Springs, AR 71901
Contact: Esther Dixon | 501.881.0929 or 501.276.2121 | Email

We're working to create a healthy community through education and engagement. 

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3rd Annual Hot Springs Community Health Banquet

Event Date: August 9, 2019 | 6 - 9 p.m.
Location: Hot Springs Event Center | 116 Albert Pike, Ste. C, Hot Springs, AR 71913
Contact: Esther Dixon | 501.881.0929 or 501.276.2121

Community members of all ages are invited to join us! 

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Clinton Presidential Center 2019 Back to School Bash

Event Date: August 4, 2019 | 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Jack Stephens Center, UA Little Rock, 2801 S. University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72204
Contact: Derek Lewis II | 501-207-0711

As many as 3,000 free backpacks filled with school supplies will be distributed to school children and their families. 

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Back to School Health Fair and Healthy Lifestyle Camp

Event Date: August 3, 2019 | 8 a.m. - Noon
Location: Willard Proctor, Jr. P.A. Law Firm, 2500 S. State St., Little Rock, AR 72204
Contact: Charlotte Allmon | 501-658-8563

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Back to School Event

Event Date: July 20, 2019 | 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: 4521 John Barrow Rd., Little Rock, AR 72204

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Hooping Out Autism Basketball Camp

Event Date: July 13, 2019 | 10 a.m. - Noon
Location: 1201 Leisure Place, Little Rock, AR 72204

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Quarterly Commissioner’s Meeting

Event Date: July 18, 2019 | 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Zoom Call

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/388702008

Meeting ID: 388 702 008

Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/adWy3bcbRo

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First Presbyterian Church Food Pantry

Event Date: July 6, 2019 | 9 a.m. - Noon
Location: 901 NE J St. Bentonville, AR 72712
Contact: Beatriz Mondragon | Email

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Helping Neighbors Food Pantry

Event Date: July 2, 2019 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: 900 W. Huntington Ave. Jonesboro, AR 72401
Contact: Beatriz Mondragon | Email

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Lee County Cooperative and The City of Hughes Arkansas Community Health Fair

Event Date: June 3, 2019 | 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Hughes Community Center | 202 N. Broadway | Hughes, AR 72348
Contact: 870-295-5225

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Juneteenth

Event Date: June 15, 2019 | Noon - 6 p.m.
Location: Mosaic Templars Cultural Center
Contact: Sabrina Taylor | 501-683-3617 | Email

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Lee County Cooperative Clinic and Marianna Housing Authority Community Health Fair

Event Date: June 21, 2019 | 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Marianna Housing Authority | 327 Ward Drive | Marianna, AR
Contact: 870-295-5225

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Pampered Ladies Luncheon

Event Date: May 4, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: ACTS Church, 1224 Franklin St. NLR, AR
Contact: 501-372-3800

The Center for Healing Hearts and Spirits invites you to join us for the 2019 Pampered Ladies Luncheon and Wellness Expo on Saturday, May 4th at the ACTS Church (1224 Franklin, NLR), 8:30 a.m - 1:30 p.m. There is no fee to participate, but seating is limited so you must register by calling 501 372-3800. 

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AMHC Commissioner’s Meeting and Open Meeting-Bylaws Review

Event Date: April 19, 2019 | 8 - 9:30 | 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Location: 1501 S. Main St.
Contact: Jeffrey Porter | Email

The Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC) will host its quarterly commissioner's meeting and is proposing a new rule and is releasing it for public comment.

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Colorful Women Female Leadership Summit

Event Date: April 5, 2019
Location: University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

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Education Can Make A Healthier You

Event Date: March 9, 2019 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Coronda Community Center | 150 Ponderosa Way, Hot Springs Village, AR

SAVE THE DATE!
Various health screenings and educational materials on various health issues.

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Community Health & Wellness Expo

Event Date: April 13, 2019 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Lake Village Expo Center

Free health screenings and educational information provided. Fun for the entire family!

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State of Minority Health Luncheon

Event Date: April 19, 2019 | 11:30 a.m.
Location: William J. Clinton Library and Museum | Great Hall | 1200 President Clinton Avenue
Contact: ShaRhonda Love | Email

The Arkansas Minority Health Commission will present the 2019 Arkansas Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Survey during the State of Minority Health Luncheon. Health specialists will serve on the event panel and a discussion will follow. A healthy lunch will be provided for guests.

Registation for the luncheon has closed, but viewers can watch the luncheon live here.

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Community Health Fair

Event Date: April 3, 2019 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Lee Senior High School Gym | 523 Forrest Ave. Marianna, AR 72360
Contact: LaFay Broadway | 870-295-5225

Activities:  General Health Screenings, Career Opportunities, Health Snacks, Door Prizes, Insurance Information, Education,  Zumba, Games, Voter Registration, Community Services and MORE!

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Osceola Sponsorship Training

Event Date: March 30, 2019 | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: Broadway Community Outreach, 503 W. Semmes, Osceola, AR 72730
Contact: Louise Scott | 501-686-2722 | Email

This sponsorship training is strictly for health outreach initiatives. Training will cover sponsorship policy, outreach initiatives/partnerships, application process, budget, award process, and reimbursement process. This event is completely free. 

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Smackover Sponsorship Training

Event Date: February 23, 2019 | 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Community Resource Center, 108 W. 8th St., Smackover, AR 71762
Contact: Louise Scott | 501-686-2722 | Email

This sponsorship training is strictly for health outreach initiatives. Training will cover sponsorship policy, outreach initiatives/partnerships, application process, budget, award process, and reimbursement process. This event is completely free. 

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Healthy Heart, Heart & Soul Health Fair

Event Date: February 2, 2019
Location: 1985 Lee Road 407 Marianna, AR 72360
Contact: Precilla Wade | 870-519-9262

This event is hosted by the Marianna Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Blood presure and glucose screenings will be available. 

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Life Is Why - A Go Red event for American Heart Month

Event Date: February 24, 2019 | 12:30 p.m.
Location: Revival Center C.O.G.I.C.
Contact: Mendy Thomas | 870-243-2205 or Aurayia Simpson| 870-267-3947

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Mini Health Fiesta

Event Date: February 2, 2019 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: 211 Vandyne St. Jonesboro, AR 72401
Contact: 870-931-1884 | 870-926-1118

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Heal A Heart Symposium

Event Date: February 12, 2019 | 8:45 - 11:45 a.m.
Location: ACTS Church (The Gathering Room) 1224 Franklin St. Little Rock, AR
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Move Your Body Community Forum: “Level Up”

Event Date: February 1, 2019 | 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: LA Fitness 11700 Chenal Parkway Little Rock, AR 72211
Contact: Lana Nayles

The Little Rock Chapter of the Links, Inc. is presenting a fun and informative way to get in shape at LA Fitness! The Level Up project will run from February through May 2019. For more information, contact Lana Nayles at 501-960-5866.

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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. 

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MEGA KINGFEST

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.

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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 

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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:

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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! 

Arkansas Cancer Coalition flyer

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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. 

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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.