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[18 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 2,686 views]
Steely announces launch of Sparkible

Mike Steely announced the formation of Sparkible, a non-profit education focused on innovation and startup learning. If the name “Steely” sounds familiar, it should — we visited with him a couple of weeks ago about innovation and economic growth in Arkansas.
Steely, formerly of Arkansas Capital Corporation, has partnered with David Moody to open Sparkible. The new company, according to a news release, is kicking off a series of summer camps established with the goal of teaching Arkansas kids how to harness innovative ideas and build companies based on them. Steely …

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[23 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 3,722 views]
Toastmasters conference good for business leaders, students

Business leaders, students, and current and potential members of Toastmasters International could all benefit from the upcoming Natural State of Speech, the fall conference for District 43 of Toastmasters International.
The conference, Oct. 28-29 at the Holiday Inn Hotel Springdale in Springdale, is geared towards Toastmaster members but the public is welcome to participate. You do not have to sign up for the entire conference to participate.
“Along with the speech contests, the district conference offers many educational sessions that allow you to develop your communication and leadership skills,” said Isaac Gaona, …

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[27 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 1,350 views]
Annual Toad Suck Daze happening this weekend in Conway

If you are into the four F’s — family, food, fun and free admission — downtown Conway is the place to be this weekend.
Slated as the largest free admission festival in Arkansas, Toad Suck Daze kicks off Friday beginning at about 4:15 going through Sunday afternoon. The event offers ongoing local and national entertainment on more than one stage as well as arts and crafts, a ‘Toadal Kids Zone’, a carnival, local and national entertainment, a wide variety of food, rock wall, petting zoo, ‘Stuck on a Truck’ contest, a …