Join Jason Irby for Women’s History Month Observance

Join author Jason Irby for the 2018 presentation of Women’s History Month Observance on Saturday, March 24 beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the Hillary Rodham Clinton Arkansas Children’s Library and Learning Center.

“I look forward to this year’s presentation by dynamic Arkansas women.  Among my guests are Kerry Jucas and Sharon Priest, “says Irby.

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UPDATE! Join Jason Irby for Domestic Violence Observance Event on October 21, 2017

Join author Jason Irby, Arkansas State Senator Stephanie Flowers, and Dorcas Vangilst, Director at the Dorcus House on Saturday, October 21, 2017 to observe National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

The event will be located at 217 Main Street, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, beginning at 2:00 p.m.  This year’s theme is “Awareness, Wellness, and Choices” focusing on violence prevention, resolutions, and contributions of the community.

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Author and Humanitarian Jason Irby Honors Local Pioneer and Pacesetter

Dr. Wanda M. Hamilton received recognition before an attentive audience for her historical community and civic contributions at the annual Women’s History Month Observance hosted by author Jason Irby.

Hamilton was unable to accept her award at the 2nd annual Arkansas Heritage Celebration of Black History Month due to unforeseen circumstances.

The Arkansas Heritage Celebration of Black History Month was established by Jason Irby in February 2016 as part of his Awareness, Wellness, and Choices forum.

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2016 End of Year Review Event

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’s special guests include:

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Author Jason Irby Spearheads Memorial Ceremony Recognizing Wabbaseka Native and Sailor Who Served Aboard the USS Arkansas CGN 41

Author Jason Irby and the Wabbaseka Memorial Committee invited the public to celebrate the third anniversary of the Arkansas Flag/Wabbaseka Memorial Plaza on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.

“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.

KABZ 103.7 The BUZZ co-hosted a live radio broadcast beginning at 6 a.m. in the Wabbaseka Community Park at U.S. 79 and Myrtle Street in Wabbaseka, Arkansas.

At 10 a.m., the event ended with a flag ceremony by the Little Rock Air Force Base, Dollarway High School ROTC, and Camp J.T./Robinson NOSC Naval color guards.

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Arkansas Flag/Wabbaseka Memorial Plaza 3rd Anniversary Celebration

On October 12, 2016, please join author Jason Irby and the Wabbaseka Memorial Committee in celebration of the 3rd Anniversary of the Arkansas Flag / Wabbaseka Memorial Plaza.

“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.

History of Arkansas Flag/Wabbaseka Memorial Plaza

On October 12, 2013, Jason Irby and the Wabbaseka Memorial Committee revealed the Arkansas Flag/Wabbaseka Memorial Plaza by conducting a showcase and dedication ceremony at Wabbaseka Community Park in Wabbaseka, Arkansas.

The flag and veterans’ memorial plaza was established to honor the 100th year anniversary of the Arkansas State Flag, Miss Willie K. Hocker, flag designer and Wabbaseka native, and the USS Arkansas Navy battleship.

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