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Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce Matchmaking for Talent Attraction with "Love, Little Rock" Campaign
The Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce wants to matchmake prospective job hunters with Central Arkansas business through their “Love, Little Rock” talent attraction campaign.
Highlighting: This campaign is aimed at out-of-state job seekers with a connection to Arkansas to showcase all the area has to offer and entice them to make the big move.
Incentive: If they apply through the campaign, they are rewarded with a $10,000 signing bonus and an additional $5,000 after their first year in the state.
Check out the full story from Arkansas Money & Politics HERE.
Little Rock Teens Take Their Snow Cone Business On the Road
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Endia Sparks and Raeghan Coleman, two teenagers from Little Rock, had a dream to start a snow cone business. Now, that dream has come to fruition through their ‘pink and turquoise shed’---and has expanded even further with a mobile cart.
Sharing the love: The business has grown rapidly and has given the cousins the opportunity to share the summertime treat at churches, businesses, and more.
Eyes on the prize: The two are taking their dream and running with it, slowly but surely, with hopes to eventually open up their own store front.
Read more about what Endia and Raeghan are doing in the community.
Community Coming Together to Clean Up Park After Tornadoes
Neighbors in West Little Rock's Walnut Valley are rallying together to clean up and restore the neighborhood park that was damaged in a March tornado.
Gloves off: Volunteers are donating both time and equipment to help in this effort.
Unity: Local churches, friends and family have come out to lend a hand in restoring the park to its pre-tornado glory — together, we're more powerful than ever.
Read more about the Walnut Valley cleanup effort HERE.
Exploring the Tale Behind Shotgun Dan's Legendary Pizza
Shotgun Dan's Pizza is a Little Rock icon, with three locations serving up their famous pizza loaded with toppings since 1977.
No skimpin': Pizzas like the Big Dan and the Loaded Barrel are LOADED with beef, sausage, pepperoni, and veggies— no skimping on the toppings here!
The answer is both: Rumors have swirled about which of the three locations was the original, and it turns out its both! The original restaurant opened in Sherwood, but Rose City was home to the first free-standing building.
Find more info on their hours, locations, and menu HERE.
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