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This Week in Argenta

This Week in Argenta

August 13 - 18: Argenta Restaurant Week. Argenta restaurants roll out some of their best creations in a special $8 2-course lunch, and $25 3-course dinner prix fixe menus, along with their regular menus. Visit www.ArgentaArtsDistrict.org or call 501-517-3127 for details.

August 13: Crush Wine Bar hosts a Sparkling Wines Tasting from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for $10. The wines for the evening: Maschio Prosecco, Codorniu Cava Original, Codorniu Anna de Codorniu Brut, Codorniu Anna de Codorniu Brut Rose, and Codorniu Pinot Noir Brut Rose.

Nominate your business for 2012 Business of the Year

Nominate your business for 2012 Business of the Year

North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce Seeking Nominations for 2012 Business of the Year & Non-Profit Partner Awards

The North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its 2012 Business of the Year & Non-Profit Partner awards. Nominate your business, or another deserving business, today. The deadline for submitting nominations is 5 p.m. on Friday, August 31.

The Chamber will honor the winners at the F.Y.I. Membership Luncheon & Chairman’s Awards on Friday, December 7th and also at the 28th Annual Banquet to be scheduled in early 2013.

New Home Development in Argenta

New Home Development in Argenta

The New Argenta Fund announced this week a new residential development in the heart of the Argenta Arts District, downtown North Little Rock. Four single family homes with pre-approved site and floor plans are available now for pre-sale, $399,000 each, on four lots located between 408 and 438 Maple Street. The homes are designed by Ward Lile in association with Ruby Architects Inc. For more information contact Eric Wilkerson at 501.804.2633.

Help Argenta CDC earn up to $15,000

Help Argenta CDC earn up to $15,000

Argenta Community Development Corporation --

THE BIG NEWS

We are thrilled to announce that Argenta Community Development Corporation has been selected to participate in the Starbucks Community Card: Vote. Give. Grow Program that recognizes our nearly two decades of transforming lives and communities in Central Arkansas through affordable homeownership, financial literacy, community revitalization and building and economic development.

Starbucks Foundation worked closely with a research firm to identify organizations across the country that met the program's criteria.

U.S. Pizza fundraiser for Our House Thursday night

U.S. Pizza fundraiser for Our House Thursday night

U.S. Pizza Co. is donating 10% of all their food sales to Our House Thursday, March 29 (dinner only).

"Our House provides the working homeless – individuals and families – with shelter, housing, job training, education, free childcare and summer youth programs, in order to equip them with the skills to be successful in the workforce, the community and their own families."

Chamber banquet set for Feb. 15

Chamber banquet set for Feb. 15

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce's 27th Annual Banquet will be held on Wednesday, February 15 at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock. A cocktail reception begins at 5:15pm followed by dinner and program at 6:45pm. Doors open at 5:00pm.

Sponsored tables of ten are available for $600.00 or individual tickets can be purchased for $60 per person.

The program will feature guest speaker Mike Huckabee, host of the number one rated weekend hit “HUCKABEE” on the Fox News Channel, heard three times daily across the nation on the "Huckabee Report" syndicated on almost 600 stations by the Cumulus Media Network, a New York Times best-selling author, 2008 presidential candidate and former Governor of Arkansas.

NLR Chamber launches iPhone app

NLR Chamber launches iPhone app

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR (Dec. 9, 2011) - The North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Mass Enthusiasm, is excited to announce the launch of its new custom iPhone Chamber Application, Chamber Connect, designed specifically for the Chamber.

This user-friendly, stand-alone app provides members mobile access to their Chamber with one touch, anytime, anywhere, from their handheld iPhone Smartphone.  Chambers nationwide are continually searching for ways of expanding networking opportunities for their members, as well as attracting new members. These app programs serve as a recruitment tool to reward both current and new members.

 “We are very excited to be one of the first chambers in the Central Arkansas area to offer a free mobile chamber app,” said Terry Hartwick, President & CEO.