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PTC to receive $17,200 for energy efficient upgrades

PTC to receive $17,200 for energy efficient upgrades

NORTH LITTLE ROCK (PT) – Pulaski Tech is receiving $17,199.99 in rebate incentives through Entergy Arkansas’s CitySmart program for energy upgrades made at the college’s Little Rock-West campus.

Representatives from Entergy and CLEAResults, a Austin, Texas-based company that helped PTC identify energy efficient programs, will present a check to college officials at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, in the Administration building lobby on the Main Campus in North Little Rock.

“Encouraging our customers to use electric energy efficiently is good for business and good for the environment,” said Richard Smith, Entergy Arkansas’ manager of Utility Business Development & Support. “It makes electricity bills more affordable and is a key component in our long-term strategy for meeting customer demand for electricity.”

The upgrades also are helping the college meet energy reduction goals established by Act 1494.

This Week in Argenta

This Week in Argenta

January 8: 7th Annual Oaklawn Jockey Club "Kick-Off" Banquet at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel. Reception & Silent Auction at 5:15 p.m., Dinner for 6:45 p.m. Keynote Speaker: D. Wayne Lukas. Call 501-372-5959 or email elyse@nlrchamber.org, www.NLRChamber.org.

January 8: Live Entertainment!
The Joint features Improv Comedy

Birders flock to look at visiting snowy owl

Birders flock to look at visiting snowy owl

LITTLE ROCK (AGFC) – A single snowy owl, most unusual in Arkansas, is drawing birders to the Port of Little Rock area.

Karen Rowe, nongame migratory bird coordinator with the Arkansas Game and Fish commission, said, “About two weeks ago, Lenord Vaughn, an employee at LM Wind Power in Little Rock, noticed a large white bird on the supports that hold the turbine blades. He didn't know the identity of the bird or how unusual its’ presence in Arkansas was until he watched a Public Broadcasting Service special on snowy owls.”

The bird has moved around the immediate area but appears to be tolerant of visitors peering at long range through binoculars, spotting scopes and cameras. It has been spotted perched on the large turbine blades at the factory near the Little Rock Port Authority and the airport.

Argenta Market Open House Theme Buy Local

Argenta Market Open House Theme Buy Local

Stop and shop the Argenta Market Holiday Open House, Saturday, Decmeber 14, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m., 521 Main Street.

This Week in Argenta

This Week in Argenta

Now – December 31: Carousel Fit For Life Holiday & Year End special on CHAIR MASSAGES. $1 per minute, at Carousel fit 4 life Wellness Center, 513 Main and $1.25 per min. with service brought to you! All services must be purchased by Dec.1, 2013. All services are 30 min., or more! Please call 501 563-0861

December 3: Live Entertainment!
Tales From the South Tin Roof Project
Music Jam by Elliott Griffen & Joseph Fuller at The Joint

December 7: Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band return to Verizon Arena for a night of fin-tastic music and fun on Saturday, December 7th at 8pm. Ticket Prices:$48.50, $91.50,$159. Eight-ticket limit per customer. Tickets available at the Verizon Arena Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or on line at www.ticketmaster.com.

Artist INC Artists Exhibit Talent While Raising Funds for Art Connection

Artist INC Artists Exhibit Talent While Raising Funds for Art Connection

Ten of Central Arkansas’ finest artists are combining their work for a show to benefit Art Connection located in the Argenta Arts District.

Actor/Writer/Director McCullough Featured on Tales From the South

Actor/Writer/Director McCullough Featured on Tales From the South

Tuesday, December 3, enjoy a fantastic dinner and be part of the live audience for Internationally-syndicated radio show “Tales from the South,” where Southerners bring their own true stories to life.

This Tin Roof Project Show features actor/writer/producer Warren McCullough. The cost is $7.50 admission plus dinner. Dinner begins at 5 p.m.;live music at 6 p.m., and taping begins at 7 p.m. Reservations recommended. For details, call 501-372-7976 or visit www.TalesFromTheSouth.com for tickets.