Showing posts from February, 2015


Entergy has awarded a $10,000 grant to the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton Foundation “Give Meaning” campaign. Grant funds will be used to support the new Workforce Training Center at UACCM as well as scholarships and academic programs. Entergy Regional Customer Service Manager Jim Garland, right, presented the grant check to UACCM Chancellor Dr. Larry Davis, from left, UACCM Foundation Chair Doug Cahill, Development Officer Morgan Zimmerman, and UACCM Foundation Co-Chair Steve Trowbridge. The award is part of the Entergy Charitable Foundation’s grant program whose goal is to support initiatives that help create and sustain thriving communities. ECF has a special focus on low-income initiatives as well as educational and literacy programs. “We’re grateful for the continued support of Entergy and the Entergy Charitable Foundation,” said UACCM Foundation Chair Doug Cahill. “It is through funding opportunities like this that the UACCM Foundation will mak

Information Session March 14

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The UACCM Foundation Board announces plans for its 10th annual “Links for Learning” golf tournament to be held May 21 at the Morrilton Country Club.  The three-man-scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 10:00 am. The Foundation is seeking teams and sponsors for this year’s tournament.  The entry fee is $300 per three-person team and includes: two mulligans per player, goody bags, cart, lunch, and beverages on the course.  Petit Jean Meats gift boxes will be awarded to winners in three flights.  Sponsorships are available at levels from $100 to $4,000. There will be a golf ball drop at the end of the tournament.  Tickets are available for $10 and a cash prize of up to $1000 will be awarded to the person with the number that drops closest to the hole.  Purchaser of the winning ball need not be present to win. Foundation Board Member and Event Chair Scott McKennon encourages area golfers to sign up soon for the “Links for Learning” tournament.  He said, “It’s going to be a grea


This September marks 70 years since the end of World War II, which concluded a horrendous time in our world’s history known as the Holocaust. The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton and the University of Central Arkansas are proud to announce that Gideon Frieder, a Holocaust survivor, will visit Morrilton and Conway in March for three speaking appearances. Read more about Gideon here. Frieder is a speaker volunteer with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. He will speak at 7:00 p.m. on March 9 at the Farris Center on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. On March 10, he will share his story at 9:45 a.m. at the H.B. White Auditorium on the Morrilton High School campus. For his final appearance, at 6:30 p.m. on March 10, Frieder will speak at the Fine Arts Auditorium at UACCM. Each of these events is free and open to the public. Though they have brought Holocaust survivor speakers to central Arkansas in the past, each