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Mercy fashion show on Wednesday

Mercy fashion show on Wednesday

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – St. Joseph’s Mercy Health Center will sponsor a fashion show on Wednesday, May 11 as we celebrate Hospital Week.

The fashion show will take place at 11 a.m. in Carpenter’s Inn (cafeteria) at St. Joseph’s Mercy Health Center (300 Werner Street) in Hot Springs.

Mercy co-workers will model medical fashions from the past and the present as we take a look at how styles have changed through the years for those working in the medical profession.

St. Joseph’s Mercy is a not-for-profit, faith-based health facility with 27 medical clinics serving the healthcare needs of Hot Springs and its surrounding communities since 1888. We are the region’s most preferred provider of health care services including cardiac, cancer and women’s services and the sixth largest hospital in Arkansas. Learn more about St. Joseph’s Mercy at www.saintjosephs.com.

Help local disaster relief and release your severe weather stress

Help local disaster relief and release your severe weather stress

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.American Red Cross of Greater Arkansas wants Arkansans to release stress from April and May’s severe weather by joining them May 12 for an evening of great music and dancing to support local disaster relief:

Red Hot Party fueled by Windstream

Featuring the music of Memphis Soul Review & Tragickly White

Doors open at 6:45   Dancing begins 7:15pm

Metroplex Event Center I-430 & Colonel Glenn Rd Little Rock

"The last month as been tough on everyone," stated Red Hot Party Chair and Windstream Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer Ric Crane.

Let the big dog eat

Let the big dog eat

Every golfer has heard someone say "Let the big dog eat!" when he has the driver in his hand.  An upcoming fundraiser adds another meaning to that old expression.  On Sunday, May 15, the Humane Society of Garland County is sponsoring the First Annual Humane Society Big Dog Golf Tournament at Diamondhead Country Club.

"Most people don’t know the extent of the work done by the humane society to care for abused, abandoned and neglected pets in Garland County," said Richard Smith, executive chair. "This is an opportunity for some golfers – and the whole community – to show that they respect the Society’s work, and want to help."

There are still playing positions available for teams of four and individual players.  The entry fee is $50 before May 1 and $75 per person thereafter.  The fee includes a barbecue lunch provided by Security Bank and prizes for longest drive, closest to the pin and other contests.

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AT&T contributes $100,000 to support storm relief

AT&T contributes $100,000 to support storm relief

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — AT&T today announced a $100,000 donation to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief to support storm relief efforts across Arkansas. The funds will be presented to the American Red Cross of Greater Arkansas to help restoration and relief efforts that will benefit victims of the severe weather that affected numerous communities across the state. This contribution is part of a $500,000 commitment from AT&T in support of those affected by the storms across several southern states. The announcement was made today by Randall Stephenson, AT&T chairman and chief executive officer, at AT&T’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders in Little Rock.

"Arkansans are accustomed to helping their neighbors when the need arises, and AT&T has a long history of being a good neighbor,” said Ed Drilling, president of AT&T Arkansas.

Divas Dressing Darlings

Divas Dressing Darlings

Divas Dressing Darlings is an event The Compassion Fashion Project is planning in conjunction with Little Rock Fashion Week and THINK Magazine to benefit the non-profit, Little Dresses for Africa.  We are simply asking guests to please come and bring pillowcases that will then be sewn into little dresses.

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Lake Hamilton gym offers place to rest

Lake Hamilton gym offers place to rest

Lake Hamilton School Superintendent, Steve Anderson,  has announced that the Lake Hamilton High School gym will be open this evening starting at 7 pm for storm victims in the Lake Hamilton District needing a hot shower or just a place to rest for a while.

This will not be an overnight shelter. A shelter has been set up at the Hot Springs Convention Center. Lake Hamilton High School gym is located next to the high school at 281 S. Wolf St. Pearcy, Ar.

Source: Garland County Sheriff's Office

MDA Hot Springs Lock-Up

MDA Hot Springs Lock-Up

On Wednesday, April 27, Hot Springs business and community leaders will go behind bars for "GOOD" at the Hamilton House Bed and Breakfast.

Each jailbirds' bail has been set at $2,000 and they will not give up until they can raise this bail to help "free" Arkansans with neuromuscular disease. Jailbirds will enjoy gourmet "bread and water" catered by Starbucks and Papa Johns pizza, and will enjoy computer and internet access from Cricket Wireless. These jailbirds will be arrested and escorted to the Hamilton House by Hot Springs Firefighters and Emergency services! This is a serious mission and we won't stop until we have made our mark in Hot Springs. Come on Hot Springs community members, let's raise awareness and services for these people suffering from MD in our community.