Book It On Down to the Bridge to the Future Festival this Saturday

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The Clinton Presidential Center will host the Bridge to the Future Festival on Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event, which will be held in the Clinton Presidential Park, will bring together organizations that support the missions of early learning, health and nutrition to provide fun, interactive educational activities for children and parents.

Download the event PDF for more info.

The festival will kick off with a walk from the Clinton Presidential Park Bridge by HIPPY Arkansas participants. From there, visitors can venture into several learning zone “Villages” with the following themes: Education, Food and Nutrition, Health and Fitness, Gardening, Safety, and Activity. Each will feature interactive educational activities, as well as healthy snacks.

Each child will receive a passport book, which will be stamped when they visit and participate in the Village activities for the chance to have their name entered in the grand prize drawing at the end of the festival. (To support community tornado relief efforts, bring a can of food for an Extra Credit stamp.)

Event Partners include: Arkansas Children’s Hospital, HIPPY, Clinton Health Matters Initiative, Alliance for a Healthier Generation, Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Baptist Health, St. Vincent Health System, Little Rock Fire Department, Scholastic, Knowledge Tree, Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance, MEMS, Delta Dental, Garden Corps, Renaissance Learning, Arkansas Preschool Plus, Arkansas Better Beginnings, GoNoodle.com, Master Gardeners, The Good Earth Garden Center.

ARORA Seeks Applicants for Four Positions

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The following are required for all positions at ARORA: Cover letter, resume, three professional references, salary requirement and history, Application for Employment, and Disclosure and Consent are required for all positions at ARORA.

Application Packet 
ARORA Disclosure and Consent
(Incomplete submission will not be considered)

ARORA is a Drug Free Workplace

Mail all resumes and application to:
ARORA
Attn: Human Resources
1701 Aldersgate Road
Suite 4
Little Rock, AR  72205
or email to hr@arora.org


Family Resource Coordinator

This position will be based in Little Rock.  The primary function of this position will be to provide information about tissue donation to potential donor families.  Qualified applicants should be well-organized self-starters with the ability to work independently. Preferred qualifications: LPN, CTBS, EMT, BS, Medical terminology, typing skills, and customer service experience. Required qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to multitask. Positions available:  One part-time, 12 hour shifts, weekends probable.

Please submit cover letter, resume, three professional references, salary requirement and history, and completed application packet.

Quality Operations Specialist

Do you like quality improvement and have an investigative spirit?

Are you interested in work/life balance?
If so, ARORA might have the position for you!

At Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency (ARORA) we show kindness, are adaptable, we embrace forthright communication, and are dedicated in restoring lives. If you would like to be a part of a team that is passionate about making a difference in people’s lives then join our team; ARORA is currently searching for full time Quality Operations Specialist based in Little Rock, AR.  This position will ensure compliance with CMS, FDA, AOPO, UNOS and OSHA standards and/or regulations and participate in Quality Audits of organ and tissue donor records.  Duties include but are not limited to:  scheduling, performing planned periodic audits, providing support with pre and post site surveys and assisting with quality metrics and process improvement programs.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in the following; Nursing, Health Information Management, Hospital Administration, Medical Technology, or Pharmaceuticals. Proficient in medical terminology.

Preferred Qualifications:  5 years of Quality Systems experience and advanced comprehension of Quality Systems.

Are you interested in excellent salary and benefits?

If so ARORA has a position that might be for you, please submit cover letter, resume, three professional references, salary requirement and history, disclosure and consent form, and completed application

Hospital Clinical Coordinator

At Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency we show kindness, are adaptable, we embrace forthright communication, and are dedicated in restoring lives. If you would like to be a part of our team, ARORA is currently searching for a full time Hospital Clinical Coordinator based in Little Rock, AR.  This position will provide support to families of potential donors in a manner that is sensitive, respectful and informative and may initiate the donation conversation to facilitate the donation process.

Responsibilities and duties include having a presence at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), responding to referrals, and on-call for UAMS, as assigned.  This includes meeting with key hospital personnel to develop an understanding of the flow of decision making within the institution as it relates to donor activity; fostering a learning atmosphere through education and communication of donation information.  Employee must be self-directed, setting their own schedule of activities, and capable of interacting effectively with all levels of medical school and hospital staff from the CEO to staff.

Minimum Qualifications: Licensed registered nurse, BSN preferred with at least one year critical care.

Preferred Qualifications: ER experience is preferred.

Please submit cover letter, resume, three professional references, salary requirement and history, disclosure and consent form, and completed application:

The application packet is located on our website www.arora.org. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

ARORA is a non-smoking and drug free workplace.

Communications Specialist – Bilingual

At Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency we show kindness, are adaptable, we embrace forthright communication, and are dedicated in restoring lives. If you would like to be a part of our team, ARORA is currently seeking a full time Communications Specialist- Bilingual based in Little Rock.  The ideal candidate will live in the Greater Little Rock area.  This position is responsible for developing and leading programs and activities to promote organ and tissue donor registration and education.

This area of focus is to increase the number of Arkansans, especially Hispanic or Latino Arkansans, in the Arkansas donor registry.  Candidates must have the ability to work irregular hours, including weekends and travel overnight, use their own vehicle, maintain a valid driver’s license, and motor vehicle insurance for this purpose.  Proven proficiency in public speaking before a variety of audiences required.

Minimum qualifications:  Bilingual- Must be fluent in both written and verbal communication in English and Spanish.  Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Communications, Marketing or Public Relations.  Minimum experience 3-5 years in an education/communications-related position.

Please submit cover letter, resume, three professional references, salary requirement and history disclosure and consent form, and completed application packet, in English to:

Email:  HR@arora.org, or Mail:
ARORA
Attn:  Human Resources
1701 Aldersgate Rd.
Suite 4
Little Rock, AR  72205

EOE.

The application packet is located on our website www.arora.org.  Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

ARORA is a nonsmoking and drug free workplace.

Outlets of Little Rock Announces Food, Brew Vendors for Saturday

 

FIRST ARKANSAS FOOD TRUCK & CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL

AT OUTLETS OF LITTLE ROCK

 Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 12 noon to 6 p.m.

Rain or Shine

WHAT:            Outlets of Little Rock will team with Food Truck Festivals of America to host the first Arkansas Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival at Outlets of Little Rock

WHEN:            Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 12 noon to 6 p.m.

WHERE:         Outlets of Little Rock, 11201 Bass Pro Parkway, Little Rock, AR 72210, intersection of I-30 and I-430, exit 128 across from Bass Pro Shops.

THE EVENT: The event will feature a wide array of gourmet food trucks and craft breweries. Additionally, a special VIP hour will be at 11 a.m. Limited tickets available. For more information, and to purchase advance tickets, visit www.foodtruckfestivalsofamerica.com.

FEATURED PARTICIPANTS:

Trucks:

Black Hound BBQ

Blue Pig bbq

Bragg’s BIG Bites

Cajun Snow

Cypress Knee Food

Dusty’s Crawfish & Shrimp

Eat At Eric’s

Fresh Gulf Shrimp

Haygood BBQ Concession & Catering

Jude’s Delight

Little Pengiun Tacos

Loblolly Creamery

Pat’s Kitchen

Philly Phresh Water Ice

Sandra Rose Kitchen

Smurfey’s Smokehouse

Sweet Tea Kitchen and Coffee Spot

The Food Commander

Tommy’s Grill

Wunderbus

Well’s Concessions

Marie’s Catfish

Jones Snack Shack

Excaliburger

Breweries:

Apple Blossom (AR)

Damgoode Brews (AR)

Rebel Kettle (AR)

Bell’s (National, MI)

Cascade (National, OR)

Charleville (Regional, MO)

Clown Shoes (National, MA)

COOP (Regional, OK)

Destihl (National, IL)

Great Raft (Regional, LA)

Lagunitas (National, CA & IL)

Marshall (Regional, OK)

Mother’s (Regional, MO)

Oskar Blues (National, CO, NC, & TX)

Schlafly (National/Regional, MO)

Sixpoint (National, NY)

Sonoma Cider (National, CA)

Southern Prohibition (Regional, MS)

Southern Star (Regional, TX)

Stone (National, CA & VA)

SweetWater (National, GA)

Victory (National, PA)

Wiseacre (Regional, TN)

Food Truck Festivals of America

Food Truck Festivals of America (FTFA) was founded in 2012. FTFA has created 60 festivals throughout the U.S. combining dozens of food trucks & craft breweries together in one place for a day of eating, drinking and fun.

Outlets of Little Rock

Outlets of Little Rock is Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center visitors will save up to 70 percent off on America’s most desired brands including Banana Republic Factory Outlet, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Clarks Outlet, Cole Haan, Gap Factory Store, J.Crew | crewcuts Factory, LOFT Outlet, Nike Factory Store, Old Navy Outlet, RH Outlet, Under Armour and more. Located at the intersection of I-30 and I-430 adjacent to the only Bass Pro Shops in Arkansas, Outlets of Little Rock is an open-air lifestyle destination. Visit www.outletsoflittlerock.com for a full directory listing. Outlets of Little Rock is a New England Development shopping destination.

New England Development
For nearly forty years, New England Development has taken a creative, entrepreneurial approach to real estate development and management, delivering and sustaining successful projects across a wide range of property types and across the country. New England Development’s growing portfolio of retail projects includes an exciting mix of outlet centers including Asheville Outlets® in Asheville, North Carolina; Outlets of Little Rock in Little Rock, Arkansas; Clarksburg Premium Outlets® in Clarksburg, Maryland and Palm Beach Outlets in West Palm Beach, Florida. Outlets of Des Moines in Altoona, Iowa will open October 20, 2017.

Outlets of Little Rock Hosts Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival April 22

Outlets Food Truck FestFIRST ARKANSAS FOOD TRUCK & CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL TO COME TO OUTLETS OF LITTLE ROCK

Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 12 noon to 6 p.m.

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS  (March 2017) – Outlets of Little Rock will team with Food Truck Festivals of America to host the first Arkansas Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, April 22, 2017. The Festival will take place from 12 noon to 6 p.m. at Outlets of Little Rock and will feature an array of gourmet food trucks and craft breweries. Additionally, a special VIP hour will be available at 11 a.m. Limited tickets available. For more information, and to purchase advance tickets, visit www.foodtruckfestivalsofamerica.com.

Teresa Hendrix, General Manager, Outlets of Little Rock elaborates, “Outlets of Little Rock is delighted to bring the Arkansas Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival to our center this spring. The Festival will provide attendees with an opportunity to learn more about the vibrant gourmet food truck and craft beer scene in the regional Little Rock area,” she continued.

“Our goal is to introduce communities across the country to the booming phenomenon of gourmet food trucks and support the small business owners who run them,” explains Food Truck Festivals of America Founder Anne-Marie Aigner. “And, there’s the food and craft beer – where else can you find 20 different really creative menus – all in one place? People come to graze and our festivals offer lots of delicious options,” she continued.

Food Truck Festivals of America

Food Truck Festivals of America (FTFA) was founded in 2012. FTFA has created 60 festivals throughout the U.S. combining dozens of food trucks & craft breweries together in one place for a day of eating, drinking and fun.

Outlets of Little Rock

Outlets of Little Rock is Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center visitors will save up to 70 percent off on America’s most desired brands including Banana Republic Factory Outlet, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Clarks Outlet, Cole Haan, Gap Factory Store, J.Crew | crewcuts Factory, LOFT Outlet, Nike Factory Store, Old Navy Outlet, RH Outlet, Under Armour and more. Located at the intersection of I-30 and I-430 adjacent to the only Bass Pro Shops in Arkansas, Outlets of Little Rock is an open-air lifestyle destination. Visit www.outletsoflittlerock.com for a full directory listing. Outlets of Little Rock is a New England Development shopping destination.

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New England Development
For nearly forty years, New England Development has taken a creative, entrepreneurial approach to real estate development and management, delivering and sustaining successful projects across a wide range of property types and across the country. New England Development’s growing portfolio of retail projects includes an exciting mix of outlet centers including Asheville Outlets® in Asheville, North Carolina; Outlets of Little Rock in Little Rock, Arkansas; Clarksburg Premium Outlets® in Clarksburg, Maryland and Palm Beach Outlets in West Palm Beach, Florida. Outlets of Des Moines in Altoona, Iowa will open October 20, 2017.

 

 

 

Get Educated – Job Opportunities in the Education Sector

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Arkansas Hospital – Director of Educational Operations

The Arkansas Hospital Association has an opening for a Director of Educational Operations. This position requires a professional level of knowledge in a specialized field (i.e., education or related field), which is equivalent to that which is acquired through the completion of a regular four-year college program. Healthcare experience is desired, but not required. Meeting and event planning/organization desired. Strong computer, proofreading, time management, multi-tasking and prioritization skills needed. Some travel required.

For more information contact Lyndsey Dumas at ldumas@arkhospitals.org.

Arkansas Department of Career Education – Digital Graphic Design Specialist
Recruitment Period: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 through Monday, April 24, 2017
Position Number: 22082022
Classification Title: Public Information Specialist Class Code: P027C
Grade C116 Entry Level: $30,713

The Arkansas Department of Career Education-Rehabilitation Services Division is recruiting for a Public Information Specialist. The Public Information Specialist will function as the Digital Design Specialist.

The Digital Design Specialist is located in the Arkansas Rehabilitation Services Division,
Communications Unit. The position is responsible for designing all collateral materials to support the Arkansas Department of Career Education (agency), all four divisions, and large and small departments within the agency with promotional/outreach activities. The position also serves as a staff designer and contributor to collateral supporting employee communications, internal/external communications, and publication design, as needed.

This position is located in the Central Office, 525 W. Capitol Ave., Little
Rock, Arkansas 72201.

Thoroughly read the attached Public Information Specialist Functional Job Description for qualification requirements, job duties, and responsibilities. This job vacancy is posted on the Arkansas State Jobs website.

Employment Application Procedure
Apply online through the Arkansas State Jobs website at http://www.arstatejobs.com . Upload your current resume with your employment application.

Each candidate is expected to respond to the position-relevant questions that are posted near the end of the electronic employment application. The Deaf or Hard of Hearing may telephone the Arkansas

Relay Service at 1-800-285-1131.

Applications and resumes are subject to inspection under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Applications and resumes must be posted on the Arkansas State Jobs website by 04:30 p.m., Monday, April 24, 2017.

The Arkansas Department of Career Education-Rehabilitation Services Division is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, or political affiliation. Qualified applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodation needed to participate in our application process.

Education and Professional Work Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a major in communications, journalism, public relations, or related field; plus one year of experience in public relations or related area.

Preferred Qualifications
3-5 years’ experience in graphic arts, graphic digital design, the design/production of publications, including layout, design, writing, editing, photography, videography and photo scanning – with working knowledge of printing techniques and typography.

Experience in the development of branding/public awareness campaigns (including familiarity with print, outdoor, radio and television, concept and copywriting) or promotional/outreach activity materials production, as well as experience in the concept and design of logos and logotypes a plus.

Up-to-date with industry leading software and technologies (Adobe Creative Suite – In-Design, Photoshop® CS6 Extended, Illustrator® CS6, InDesign® CS6, Acrobat® X Pro, Flash® Professional CS6, Flash Builder® 4.6 Premium Edition, Dreamweaver® CS6, Fireworks® CS6), Microsoft Word,

PowerPoint and Excel software as well as video editing software. Highly proficient in all design aspects.

Professionalism regarding time, costs and deadlines.

Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio and experience coordinating and managing large scale printing jobs using a commercial grade copier a plus.

Job Responsibilities and Expected Results

The Digital Design Specialist reports to the Director of Communications. The position will lead the efforts of the graphic and digital design of materials supporting promotions, communications, public relations, and community activities as assigned. The position is responsible for creatively conceptualizing and graphically communicating messages through multi-media platforms as well as the website. The position is responsible for special design projects (as assigned) in support of all four agency divisions.

The Digital Design Specialist works closely with the promotional/outreach activity of the communications team to ensure a thorough understanding of the services to be promoted through graphic design. The Digital Design Specialist has responsibility for translating into visual concepts the key messages to be communicated regarding services and for communicating those messages clearly to defined audiences.

The Digital Design Specialist is responsible for keeping all promotional/outreach activity materials related to services up to date and accurate from a graphics perspective. The position serves as a contributing designer to the organization’s Internet and intranet sites as needed.

Schedule project implementation and define budget constraints.

The Digital Design Specialist will possess creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality. Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas, extensive working knowledge of publication layout and design techniques; experience in desktop publishing and computer operations; the creative ability to conceive, adapt and implement effective graphic design elements within communications programs; basic writing skills, including the use of proper grammar and style, and editing skills a plus. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; experience in vendor relations and utilize photography equipment to produce effective photographs.

Ability to work in teams, both as a team member and as a team leader. Ability to organize, set priorities and produce under pressure. Oversee accurate accounting of inventory including purchase orders, outside printing, internal printing requests, requests for bids on equipment and supplies. Commercial printing and large scale printing experience a plus.

Graphic design responsibilities for agency services brochures, flyers, PowerPoint presentations, forms, and for agency public relations and promotional/outreach activity design projects
including print ads, banners, signage, invitations, etc. Design support of other division
communication activities, for special projects, agency affiliates and divisions. Serve as an
agency photographer on occasion at special events and celebrations.

The Digital Design Specialist must ensure the security and confidentiality of records and information to prevent substantial harm, embarrassment, inconvenience, or unfairness to any individual on whom information is maintained. The integrity of information must be maintained as outlined in the agency employee handbook.

Commit to function as an effective team member and contributor in the production of
promotional/outreach activity communications and other visual communication efforts.

Commit to the process of continuous quality improvement and the goal of enhanced customer
satisfaction in all activities. Possess willingness to learn new skills and/or software to support ongoing communications efforts of the agency. Accept accountability for work and the work of the division. Exhibit professionalism, pride and service in all work done on behalf of the agency

The Communications Department of the U of A System Division of Agriculture Seeks Visual Content Specialist

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Visual Content Specialist

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening.  To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job link/button.

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Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number NCA121P
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/19635
Working Title Visual Content Specialist
Position Number 14512
Department Agricultural Communication Services
About the University About the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture
The Division of Agriculture is a state wide campus, with faculty based on University campuses, at Research and Extension Centers and in every Arkansas County. It consists of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station (AAES) and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service (CES), and is home to more than 1400 employees. The Division was established in 1959 and is headed by the Vice-President for Agriculture. The Division headquarters is located in Little Rock with the rest of the University of Arkansas System Administration.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.
About the College/Department The Communications Department of the U of A System Division of Agriculture provides supporting materials for its research and extension faculty and staff. The department is a key source of agriculture news and also creates marketing materials for the Division.
Department Home Page https://www.uaex.edu/support-units/communications/
Job Type Staff
Summary of Job Duties We are seeking a full-time visual content specialist to join the marketing team and become an evangelist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s educational mission, vision, values and brand. The core responsibility is to capture, create and manage visual assets as needed, including high-quality print pieces, professional photography and video content for web, and social media. This position will report to the director of communication services and works simultaneously on projects for administration, faculty and staff.

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture impacts the day-to-day lives of more Arkansans than any other element of higher education in the state. We are now in the process or rebuilding our communications team for the task of speaking more clearly and listening more deeply. If you are selected, your responsibilities will include:
• Brainstorming and creating, with the team, video/still imagery for print and digital, that captures the mission of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s education mission.
• Brainstorming and creating assets for outputs including displays and other “packaging” for digital and print channels.
• Assisting in coordination of timeline and crews/talents, as well as helping art director and capturing images for in-house success stories, tutorials etc.
• Actively and intuitively creating on-trend and innovative images and videos for social media and digital content.
• Managing and maintaining direct communication with department director, for collateral such as video, graphics and copy/content specialists to ensure content is produced in accordance with original direction/instructions, schedules, launches and specific dates.
• Researching, experimenting, and recommending trends and techniques/technologies for visual content or editing process.
• Maintaining and managing specific equipment, software and studio space, including library of products and props.
• Maintaining top of mind awareness of big picture marketing goals and attention to detail for campaign tactics.
• Showing ability to handle other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.

Bachelor of Arts/Sciences degree.
Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No
If yes, please specify
Preferred Qualifications Experience in photography and video. Three years’ experience in creation of photography and videos, along with other visual assets is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) • Demonstrate highest command of illustration and animation abilities and ability to use basic and advanced computer programs, including but not limited to video editing software such as After Effects, Cinema 4D and Adobe CC software.
• Excellent communication and organizational skills with attention to accuracy in outputs.
• Take a lead role to initiate and collaborate creative image content and work independently to multi-task and excel in a fast-paced environment.
• Knowledge of social media and how to visually engage fan base on digital platforms.
• Demonstrated ability to write clearly for both internal and external audiences.
Self-starter who has good project management skills and understands deadlines.
Physical activities associated with this position For questions regarding reasonable accommodations please contact the Division’s Office of Affirmative Action at bbatiste@uark.edu.
Physical Conditions None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).
Work Schedule Five days, 40 hours a week, occasional evenings, weekends.
Overtime Eligible No
Is this position weather/ event essential?

If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions.

No
Work Location/Building University of Arkansas-Fayetteville campus
Benefits Eligible Yes
Appointment Percent 100
Salary Commensurate with experience.
Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? Yes
Does this position require a background check? No
If yes, please specify
Does this position require a substance abuse test? No
Pre-employment Screening Requirements

Posting Detail Information

Future Open Date
Close Date 04/25/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Start Date 06/01/2017
Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)
Recruitment Contact Information Mary Hightower
Director-Communication Services
mhightower@uaex.edu
Special Instructions Summary
Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
EEO Statement The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs and services without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Internal Posting No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)
  4. Creative Expressions
  5. Portfolio (external links accepted)
  6. Artist Statement
  7. List of three Professional References (name, title, email address and contact number)

Optional Documents

Villains Join Forces to Defeat ALS, Raise Funds for Arkansas’s ALS Patients

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ALS in Wonderland Presents Villains Against ALS

Foundation Hosts Sixth Annual Event to Raise Funds for ALS Patients in Arkansas

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WHO:             ALS in Wonderland Foundation

WHAT:           ALS in Wonderland Presents Villains Against ALS, a Villainous Production of Defeat and Hope Honoring Ken Bost, Kristy Dodge and Bobby Geiger

WHEN:           7-8 p.m. Mixer Hour featuring Rodney Block Music
8:15 p.m. Showtime emceed by Dr. Brian McGee and Michelle Duvall

Special guest Stephen Howard

Saturday, May 20, 2017

WHERE:         Albert Pike Masonic Center, 712 Scott St., downtown Little Rock

TICKETS:       $75 general admission

$150 premier admission, which includes floor seats and

Designer Mad Hatter Top Hat

Tickets available online at ALSInWonderland.com

BACKGROUND:      Once a year, the ALS in Wonderland Foundation comes together to produce a night of intrigue, fantasy and inspiration. This year, ALS in Wonderland invites you to attend the ALS in Wonderland Presents Villains Against ALS starting at 7 p.m. with a mixer followed by a fashion show at 8:15 p.m. at the Albert Pike Masonic Center at 712 Scott St. in downtown Little Rock on Sat., May 20.

ALS is such a debilitating disease that notorious villains have come together to fight ALS with all they have. Villains Against ALS is a villainous production of defeat & hope, a one-of-a-kind event inspired by cirque arts and couture fashion, and it will whisk ticket holders into a world of flowing champagne served by storybook villains. Those with premier admission tickets will be able to choose a uniquely-designed top hat, feast on delectable edibles, and prepare to enter a world like no other. The mixer hour will include an art and fashion silent auction, caricature artist, chair massage, chocolate fountain, photo studio and raffle. Food will be provided by Bar Louie, Bonefish Grill, Cantina Laredo and P.F. Changs.

This year, the event will host a silent auction with items such as a Muhammed Ali-signed boxing glove, Disney Frozen movie poster signed by the performers, an acoustic guitar signed by 15 country music stars, and sheet music to “Poker Face” signed by Lady Gaga, among other items.

Funds raised by the ALS in Wonderland Presents Villains Against ALS event will help pay for programs, services, medical equipment and other resources for patients with ALS in Arkansas. To date, ALS in Wonderland has granted $200,000 in financial assistance directly to patients living with ALS in Arkansas.

To purchase tickets, visit https://events.ticketprinting.com/event/Villainsals. For more information about the event or the ALS in Wonderland Foundation, call 501-492-6955.

About ALS in Wonderland Foundation

The mission of ALS in Wonderland Foundation is to create awareness, education and provide funding directly for the benefit of patients with ALS (PALS) in the state of Arkansas.