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.
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.
The grand finale judging will be held at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds located at 2600 Howard Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72206, during the 2016 Arkansas State Fair. Specific judging location at the state fair will be announced.
The Arkansas Signature Food Dish Contest spearheaded by the Jason Irby INNOVATION FOUNDATION (JIIF) is open to the public. Anyone is eligible to be a contestant and may submit one recipe per entry. Contestants under age 18 will need consent from a parent or legal guardian.