“Each of the past 5 years I have called incredible, but 2018 has really had an incredible impact on my life. I’ve been blessed throughout the years and this year is no exception. This year many can see and kinda get a glimpse of my works, projects, and recognitions by viewing my recent awards. I gladly share my joy and outlook. Incredible cannot fully describe, ” shares Jason Irby.
Author Jason Irby was recently recognized for his writings, community efforts, and leadership.
The 5th Anniversary of the Arkansas Flag/Wabbaseka Memorialwill take place on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. The event will be located at Paw Paw and South 1st Street in Wabbaseka, Arkansas. Refreshments will be served following the ceremony.
Another incredible year has come to an end. It has been an amazing year of experiences and accomplishments.
“I am so thankful for those who have been a part of this effort,” shares Irby.
Please join author Jason Irby for lunch and special presentations at the annual End-of-Year Review & Showcase on Thursday, November 17, 2016,12 Noon – 1 pm at the Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library and Learning Center located at 4800 W. 10th Street in Little Rock, Arkansas. Refreshments will be served.
“This year we have the special privilege of recognizing and honoring our native son O.C. Horton, Jr., who served on the USS Arkansas CNG-41 [in 1978]. That is very unique,” Irby said in a news release, adding that Horton grew up at Wabbaseka.
“This year we have the awesome privilege of recognizing and honoring our native son O.C. Horton, Jr., who served on the USS Arkansas CGN-41. That is very unique,” Irby shared.
Horton grew up in Wabbaseka, Arkansas and later served on the USS Arkansas CGN-41 in 1978.
KABZ 103.7 The BUZZ will host the event. The live radio broadcast will begin at 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 12, 2016, in the Wabbaseka Community Park located at the intersection of Highway 79 and Myrtle Street in Wabbaseka, Arkansas.
The event will end at 10:00 a.m. with a flag ceremony performed by the Little Rock Air Force Base, Dollarway High School ROTC, and Camp J.T/ Robinson NOSC Naval color guards. This event is open to the public.
Join author Jason Irby for the Arkansas Heritage Celebration of Black History Month on February 27, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at the Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library and Learning Center located at 4800 W. 10th Street in Little Rock, Arkansas. There will be a dynamic lineup of presenters from around the state, including:
2015 has been a rewarding and wonderfully incredible year. So many great events and activities took place. The year began with a “stop violence” feature of me in the January issue at SEALife Magazine. The article on pages 16 and 17 reported my efforts to address violence as well as reviewing my book Love Within Life, influences in my life while growing up, and future goals toward Awareness, Wellness and Choices forums
The Butler Center of Arkansas Studies recently released “It’s Official! The Real Stories Behind Arkansas’s State Symbols,” authored by David Ware, a historian of the Arkansas State Capitol. It’s Official is a volume of essays that examine each of Arkansas’ officially designed symbols, outlining their beginnings, their significance at the time of their adoption, and their place in modern Arkansas.