The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center will hold the Start Your Small Business Now seminar Wednesday, February 21st at 10am at the Batesville Chamber of Commerce. This seminar will help those starting a new business learn about essential startup steps, legal business structures, regulations and licensing, and key issues that affect business success. The seminar is free. For more information or to register, call 870-972-3517.
The White County Razorback Club will host a Razorback Rally Thursday, February 22nd at 6pm at the Searcy High School Cafeteria. The special guest for the event will be new Arkansas Razorback Head Football Coach Chad Morris. Tickets will be $25 each and kids 12 and under will be admitted for free.
The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics will host the 2018 Polar Plunge Saturday, February 24th at Days Inn, located at 3109 East Race Street in Searcy. Registration will begin at 9:30am and the plunge will begin at 10am. The minimum donation to plunge is $50. There will also be t-shirts for sale. After the plunge, a live and silent auction featuring items from local businesses and individuals will be held at 12:30pm. All proceeds will go towards supporting Special Olympics Arkansas year round sports training, health programming and athletic competition. For more information, call 870-598-4908.
The Heber Springs Jazz Band will host the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra Saturday, February 24th at 6:30pm at the Heber Springs High School Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students 18 and under. Proceeds will benefit the Heber Springs High School Jazz Band. For tickets or for more information, visit www.HeberSpringsBands.org.
Registration for Searcy Youth Volleyball will be held Monday, February 26th from 5:30pm – 7:30pm at the Carmichael Center in Searcy. Youth Volleyball is open to girls in 3rd grade through 9th grade. The registration fee is $80, with volunteer coach and multiple children discounts available. You can also register online at www.SearcyYouthVolleyball.com. For more information, call 501-960-4355.
The 4th Annual Automotive Evolution Auto Show will be held Saturday, March 17th from 8am – 3pm at ASU – Beebe, located at 1000 West Iowa Street in Beebe. The show will feature cars, trucks, bikes and more. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Race for the Fallen organization’s 2018 Heart of Our Heroes Camp.
The Optimist Club of Searcy will hold a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser Saturday, March 24th from 5pm – 7pm at the Riverview High School Cafeteria in Searcy. Tickets will be $6 per person and children three and under will eat for free. Dine in and carry out will be available. There will also be a live auction at 6pm. Proceeds will benefit the Optimist Club of Searcy.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold a Boater Education Class Monday, March 26th and Tuesday, March 27th from 5:30pm – 8:30pm each evening at the UACCB Nursing Health Allied Building, located in Room 902 at 2005 White Drive in Batesville. Anyone born on or after January 1, 1986 and of legal age to operate a motorboat or sailboat must complete this six hour class and carry proof while operating a boat on Arkansas water. Registration is required online at https://register-ed.com/events/view/114200.
The White County Cattlemen’s Association Area 7 2018 Spring Conference will be held Tuesday, March 27th at 6pm at the Conway Expo Center in Conway. The Spring Conference will update the local association about association business, membership, leadership and industry news. There will also be a pie fundraiser. For more information, call 501-224-2114.
The 6th Annual Hunger Run will be held Saturday, March 31st at 9am in downtown Clinton. The event will be a 5K Run/Walk that is open to all ages. There will also be music, food, prizes and more. Adult registration will be $20, with discounts for kids and groups. Proceeds will benefit Van Buren County Food Banks. For more information, visit www.ClintonHungerRun.com.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will sponsor a Hunter Education Class Saturday, April 7th from 8:30am – 6:30pm at the UACCB Nurses Allied Health Building, located in room 927 at 2005 White Drive in Batesville. This class is for anyone born on or after January 1, 1968. Registration online is required at https://register-ed.com/events/view/114940.
The Searcy Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will hold their 1st Annual Hook and Ladder 5K Run/Walk Saturday, April 21st beginning at 8am in downtown Searcy. All proceeds from the event will go to funding the Ladies Auxiliary, which provides aid to firefighters, their families and the community in times of need.