News Events Staff Announcements
July 22 - August 4, 2018
Calendar of Events Birthdays
July 23 - July 25 July 22 Kathleen Boggs
419 Endorsement Professional July 25 - July 27 July 22 Erica Harris-Backus
Development Chapter Management Institute July 22 Darrin Clark
Beebe High School Career U of A Pulaski Tech July 23 Otis Dixon
Center 13000 Interstate 30 July 23 LaMarcus Harris
Room 210 Little Rock, AR 72210 July 23 Howard Nash
1201 W Center St. 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. July 23 Elizabeth
Beebe, AR 72012 Wiggins-Reed
July 24 LaTasha Weatherford
July 23 July 26 July 25 Robert Jones
Social Media and Marketing Professional July 26 Richard Ward-Harder
Communications Professional Development July 28 Jasmine Miller
Development Maumelle High School
Dawson Education Co-Op 100 Victory Lane July 29 Cheryl Sugg
711 Clinton St. Maumelle, AR 72113 July 31 Laura Parker
Arkadelphia, AR 71923 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Aug. 1 Marcie Flowers
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Aug. 1 Cheryl Hatmaker
Aug. 1 Thomas Kennedy
July 24 July 29 - July 31 Aug. 2 Paul Algee
Agricultural Education Arkansas ACTE Conference Aug. 2 Donald Bellcock
New Teacher Professional Hot Springs Convention Center Aug. 2 Michael Garner
Development 134 Convention Blvd. Aug. 3 Ellice Scales
Camp Couchdale Hot Springs, AR 71901 Aug. 4 Christopher Abshire
301 Catherine Park Road Aug. 4 Ray Loe
Hot Springs, AR 71913 Aug. 4 Joyce Silvester
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
ARS Field Office Gives Back to Community The
A publication by the
Arkansas Department of
Charisse Childers, Ph.D.
Director of Communications
The Fort Smith ARS Field Office collected towels to benefit Riverview HOPE Campus, @ARCareerEd
the Fort Smith homeless shelter. The office donated 85 bath towels, 40 hand towels, and
If you attended the ARA Conference in May, you MUST
complete the survey to receive your CRC/CEU credits.
The link for the survey is http://www.arrehabassociation.org/
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Brain Davidson, Stephanie Bishop,
Administrative Specialist Residential Care Technician
Monday, August 6, 2018
ARS Central Office
525 W. Capitol Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72201
You may join in person or via video conference or phone. Prior to the
meeting, you will receive an email with the login information and call-in
number for those wishing to join via video conference or phone.
This meeting is not mandatory, and shuttle service will not be provided
from the Little Rock offices.
During this meeting, the agency outlook for the upcoming fiscal year (FY’19)
will be provided, and you will be given the opportunity to offer input as we
continue to serve individuals in Arkansas.
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Wedding Announcement: Forever Young
Department) Caty Sample is
now Caty Young. She and her
husband Jordan exchanged
marriage vows on Sunday, June
3, at DeGray Lake Resort State
Park in Bismarck.
Wedding Announcement: Gone Green
RS District IX (El Dorado/
A Kensel Spivey is now
Kensel Green. She and her
husband Jeremy wed on
Saturday, June 16, at the El
Dorado Municipal Auditorium.
Please e-mail any submissions for The Scene to [email protected]
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ARS Collaborates with Arkansas Support Network to Host Regional Job Fairs
Services and Arkansas
collaborate to host “Employing
Possibilities” job fairs around
POSSIBILITIES JOB FAIRS
ARS Little Rock and North Little Rock Field Offices partnered with Arkansas Support
St. Bernards Auditorium Network on July 12 to host Job Fair on the Hill at the State Capitol.
505 E . Washington Ave.
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Fort Smith Convention
55 S. 7 Street
Fort Smith, AR 72901
1301 Russell Road
Russellville, AR 72802
Southern Arkansas On June 26 and June 28, the Fayetteville Field office collaborated with Arkansas
University Tech Support Network to host the “Employing Possibilities” job fair in Bentonville and
Charles O. Ross Center Fayetteville. Over fifteen businesses and community resources attended the job fair,
including Tyson Foods and Mercy Hospital.
746 California Ave. SW Pictured L-R Top: Kelley Troutt, Business Engagement Representative; Teshia Smith,
Camden, AR 71701 Administrative Specialist; Karla Yochum, Counselor; Jennifer Ragsdale, Transition
Counselor; Kalisha Henry, Administrative Specialist; and Adam White, Counselor.
L-R Bottom: Marquita Gladney, Counselor; and Shana Turner, Counselor.
ARS Jonesboro Field Office Participates in Arkansas Youth MOVE Conference
he ARS Jonesboro Field
Office attended the 8th
TAnnual Arkansas Youth
and Family Empowerment
Conference, hosted by Youth
MOVE Arkansas. The purpose
of Youth MOVE is to assist
youth to become advocates for
Trina Walls, Counselor; Mahasan
Guyton, Administrative Specialist; Sharon
Rowe, Transition Counselor; and Jamie
Barrett, Administrative Specialist represent
Arkansas Rehabilitation Services at the
Arkansas Youth and Family Empowerment