Local teachers honored at International Literacy Day event
First lady Ginger Beebe joined the Alex Foundation and the Arkansas Reading Association to celebrate International Literacy Day with book donations to schools, non-profit organizations and shelters in Little Rock and schools in the southeast Arkansas Delta. The event also honored Arkansas educators for international literacy achievements.
PB architect to make presentation at Dermott school
A.W. Nelson, founder and president of Nelson Architectural Group in Pine Bluff, will discuss the architecture profession at Dermott High School's third annual College/Career Fair, from 8 a.m. – noon Tuesday.
First Lady Ginger Beebe Distributes Books in Honor of International Literacy Day Friday
In honor of International Literacy Day, First Lady Ginger Beebe will help the Alex Foundation and Arkansas Reading Association distribute over 1,000 books to area schools and organizations this Friday (Sept. 7).
The Alex Foundation was established in 2010 after the passing of Alex Courtney. His family wanted to keep his memory alive through service to others. With this in mind, the family's first call to action was to create a scholarship endowment to help deserving low income students have access to academic scholarships.