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ADEQ selects finalists for environmental award

ADEQ selects finalists for environmental award

One of five finalists will be chosen later this month to receive the 2011 Arkansas Environmental Stewardship Award (“ENVY Award”), presented by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) to recognize efforts to enhance and protect Arkansas’ natural resources. The winning entry will be announced during the April 22 meeting of the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission (APC&EC) at the ADEQ headquarters building, 5301 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock, as one of the featured events during the agency’s annual Earth Week observance.

The “ENVY Award” was established by the ADEQ in 2005 to honor a major contribution by an individual or organization involving environmental stewardship activities in Arkansas.

Go green, make green

Go green, make green

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - How do you market your green business without mowing down all your hard earned green? Join SBNCA for our monthly “lunch and learn” how to sustain your marketing effectiveness in this new (and green) marketplace.

Janie Pritchett-Clark is a 30-year veteran of the advertising industry. She is the publisher of the Arkansas greenZine, the only carbon neutral green magazine in the Natural state, which is going into its second year. She also publishes the Northwest Arkansas Business to Business (NwaB2B) guide focused on small business and entrepreneurs. Janie will share industry trends and tips on targeting green consumers, ideas for building a marketing foundation, and gaining awareness in your marketplace.

The workshop is Tuesday, April 12 from 12-1pm at the Arkansas Studies Institute (401 President Clinton Avenue, Little Rock).

McCain Mall makeover coming in late April

McCain Mall makeover coming in late April

A Regal Cinemas movie theater will be a new anchor at McCain Mall in North Little Rock. There will also be a new escalator plus flooring, lighting, signage and more.

FexEx exec to address Ark. aerospace industry

FexEx exec to address Ark. aerospace industry

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. -- FedEx Executive Gregory Hall will address the Governor’s Aerospace Summit on Tuesday, March 29 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. The Summit will bring together nearly 200 industry leaders, government officials and educators to discuss the progress and needs of the aviation and aerospace industry in Arkansas. The Summit is organized by the Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges (AATYC) Aerospace Training Consortium.

Hall is Senior Vice President of Technical Operations for Memphis-based FedEx Express.

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Mayor's Summer Youth Program

Mayor's Summer Youth Program

City of North Little Rock - The Mayor's Summer Youth Program (MSYP) is designed to provide work opportunities for high school and college student's in NLR, 16-24 years of age, during the summer months. Applications will be accepted from March 21, 2011 - April 22, 2011.

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Pulaski Tech sees enrollment bump

Pulaski Tech sees enrollment bump

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Pulaski Technical College recorded a 3 percent increase in enrollment for the spring 2011 semester over this time last year, marking a record number of students for the state’s largest two-year college.

Pulaski Tech had 11,466 students enrolled in college-credit classes, an increase of 299 students from spring 2010. All enrollment numbers are preliminary as of Jan. 25, the 11th day of classes, the official day on which reports are based. The data is subject to further verification before submission to the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. The final report will be submitted to the state by Feb. 23.

Historically at Pulaski Technical College, spring enrollment has exceeded that of the preceding fall semester, and this year the same held true. The college recorded a 260-student increase over the fall 2010 enrollment of 11,206 students.