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Published by AR Career Ed, 2017-11-13 12:37:40

The Scene: November 12 - November 25


News Events Staff Announcements

November 12 - November 25, 2017

Calendar of Events Birthdays

Nov. 10 - Nov. 15 Nov. 16 Nov. 12 Nolan Hollinshed
CSAVR Fall Conference District Managers Meeting Nov. 13 Leslie Hooks
Greenville, South Carolina El Dorado Field Office Nov. 13 Chatuea Walker
10 a.m. Nov. 14 Deanna Davis
Nov. 15 Amy Jones
Nov. 16 Kevin Cook
Nov. 17 Delana Hightower
Nov. 14 Nov. 23 Nov. 17 Bobbie Torrence
Transition Expo Happy Thanksgiving! Nov. 17 Shikita Wright-Price
Nov. 18
Joe Morgan
Fort Smith Convention Center Nov. 19 Laura Thomas
55 S. 7 Street
Fort Smith, AR 72901 Nov. 20 Christopher Frazee
Nov. 20 Ashley Johnson-Cross
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Nov. 20 Sarah Lassiter
Nov. 21 Sandra Craig
Nov. 21 Tambra Nicholson
Nov. 22 Everett Adamson
Nov. 22 Darlene Owens
Nov. 14 Nov. 23 Sherilyn Silva
Career Education and Nov. 25 Claritta Stinson
Workforce Development
Board Meeting
525 W. Capitol Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72201
1:30 p.m.

ARS Employees Help Raise Money The

for Alzheimer’s Research

A publication by the
Arkansas Department of
Career Education
Communication Department.
Charisse Childers, Ph.D.
ith the help of ARS and
ACTI employees, the Communications Department
WARS Says Memory Dustin Barnes
Matters Team raised $623 for the Susan King
Alzheimer’s Association Walk Chip McAfee
to End Alzheimer’s. The money
raised for the event helps fund Caty Sample
Alzheimer’s research and care/ Ellice Scales
support for families impacted by [email protected]
Alzheimer’s disease. By raising
over $500, the team was added
to the Champions Club and was @ARCareerEd
awarded a medal.
“I am so proud that we reached
the Championship Level of
fundraising with a grand total of
$623!” said Dawn Hamby, who
helped coordinate the ARS Says Dawn Hamby (center) at the Walk to End
Memory Matters Team. Alzheimer’s fundraiser with her friends.


November 12 - November 25, 2017 Page 2

Welcome: October New Hires

Nicky Avery
Carl Brown
Landon Jarman
Cara Summerfield

Billy Ottinger Douglas Everhart
Maintenance Supervisor Residential Care Technician

ARS Employee
Named Bishop

ick Ward-Harder,
Director of Student
RLife at ACTI, was
Sasha Sanders-Sims Tishia Ford named Presiding Bishop
ARS/Field Program ARS/El Dorado of Progressive Episcopal
Administrative Specialist II CounseIor Church (TPEC) last month.

David Bissell Alice Womack
Vocational Teacher Administrative Specialist II

Rick Ward-Harder (right) with the
General Secretary of the Progressive
Episcopal Church, Thrulow B. Weed III.

Christopher Frazee Howard Nash Thanksgiving
ARS/ACTI ARS/ACTI Celebrations
Equipment Operator Stationary Engineer
The Thanksgiving
Potluck will be held
Monday, Nov. 13, 11:30
a.m. - 1 p.m. in room 208
at 3 Capitol Mall.

ARS Thanksgiving
Wings ‘n Things will be
held Nov. 17, 11:55 a.m.
Philip Dobbs - 1 p.m. in the Auditorium
ARS/ACTI at Central Office.
Skilled Tradesman


November 12 - November 25, 2017 Page 3

U.S. Representative Westerman Visits ACTI

.S. Representative Bruce
Westerman (R-4 District)
Uvisited the Arkansas
Career Training Institute (ACTI).
He enjoyed an excellent meal
prepared by the Culinary Arts
students under the direction of
Bert Clevenger.

From the Congressman’s
Facebook page:

“The students of ACTI's
culinary arts program are
training for careers in the fast-
growing services industry. They
are doing great work and will
have wonderful opportunities
after completing training.”

Jonesboro Field Office Celebrated Halloween with Party
ACTI and CVS Partner

Dawn Hamby, Director of
Vocational Training; Carl Daughtery,
Chief of Field Services; and
Jonathan Bibb, Administrator of
ACTI, at the CVS mock pharmacy
ribbon cutting.

rkansas Career
Training Institute
A(ACTI) hosted a
celebration to announce Jonesboro field office staff: Sharon McKinney, Jason Moore, Kecheta Jacobs-McCoy,
the opening of the mock Michael Lloyd, Trina Walls, Mahasan Guyton, Gail Smith, Shannon Davis, and Sharon
pharmacy in partnership Rowe enjoyed food, games, and fellowship at their office Halloween party.
with CVS Health to prepare
students with disabilities he staff at the Jonesboro
for careers at CVS Field Office celebrated
Pharmacy locations across THalloween with an office
the country. party. They enjoyed food,
games, and fellowship.

Please e-mail any submissions for The Scene to [email protected].


November 12 - November 25, 2017 Page 4

ARCareerEd in the Community

Little Rock Arkadelphia Fayetteville

ynesha Ivory (pictured)
eila Holmes, Occupational and Sandra Gonzalez,
Therapist, and Devin Bryant, TCounselors in the Hot
LProgram Manager, Alternative Springs Field Office, participated in
Financing Program, answered a college fair at Arkadelphia High
questions at a booth at the School.
Arkansas Workers’ Compensation
Commission Educational
Conference, which took place at
the Little Rock Marriott.
evin Cook, a counselor for
Hot Springs District I, ran in the Soaring

KWings Children’s Home 10K.
Cook raised $185 and took second
place in his age group.
“Thanks so much to those who
provided support,” Cook said. “I
Hot Springs was so excited to see my nine
bonus grandsons, two grandsons,
daughter and her husband greet
me at the finish line as they
handed out medals.”
Cook’s daughter and son-in-law
are both house parents for the
“They all said to tell you thanks
for your support,” Cook said.

aura Parker, Administrative
Specialist at the Hot Springs
LField Office, and Sydney
he Hot Springs Field Office Washington, Counselor for District
participated in Hot Springs VI, provided information about
TCounty Homeless Coalition’s ARS at the Arkansas Association
4 Annual Running for Cover 5K. of Continuing Adult Education
The Running for Cover 5K is and Arkansas Literacy Council
a fundraiser walk/run for the (AACAE) Conference.
homeless in Hot Springs County.
The funds raised from the event
will go toward building a shelter
in the county and providing
immediate services for individuals
in need.
District VI Girls on Fire team was
awarded Most Creative and Best

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