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Cabot Schools present Inspiration Run

Cabot Schools present Inspiration Run

CABOT, AR (CSD)  – This event is aimed to inspire students, teachers, staff and parents to get up, get out and get moving.  Join the partnership between the Cabot Cruisers and the Cabot School District to promote fun fitness for life.

The Inspiration Run will begin at Ward Central Elementary and end at Magness Creek Elementary.  Cruisers, as well as district staff, will travel 26.2 miles visiting 14 schools. 

Along the way, dozens of runners will be greeted by cheering students as they work to inspire kids to be healthy and fit. There is a finish line at every school!!

INSPIRATION RUN

26 MILES, 14 SCHOOLS, 1 PURPOSE: TO INSPIRE ALL TO BE PHYSICALLY ACTIVE FOR LIFE!

(Source: Cabot School District)

Cabot Lions Club to host Pancake Breakfast

Cabot Lions Club to host Pancake Breakfast

What is the first thing you’re gonna do, when you get outta bed, on Saturday, October 11th?  How about go EAT SOME PANCAKES?  …..and then go to CABOTFEST!!

The Cabot Lions Club will again host their Annual PANCAKE BREAKFAST from 6:00am to 10:00am, at the Cabot First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. 

Tickets are now available from any Cabot Lions Club member -or- tickets can be purchased at the door (Adults = $5.00 each / Kids 10 & Under = $2.00 each).  Carry-Out/To-Go Orders will be available.

Proceeds raised from this event will go directly toward: purchasing of Eyeglasses For Local School Children & In-Need Adults, assisting Local Applicants with Vital Glaucoma & Cataract Surgeries, providing Vision-Screenings at Local Day-Cares, Pre-Schools, Churches, Health Fairs & the Lonoke County Christian Clinic, as well as supporting the Cabot Lions Scholarship Fund. 

Red Cross blood donation events for October

Red Cross blood donation events for October

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Red Cross) — The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during Liver Awareness Month this October.

According to the American Liver Foundation, more than 6,000 liver transplants are performed each year in the U.S., making it the second most common transplant. Liver transplant patients may require in excess of 30 pints of blood during surgery. Volunteer donors are the only source of blood for those in need of transfusions during surgery.

Donors with all blood types are currently needed, especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative. All those who attempt to donate blood during October will be eligible to win a $5,000 Visa gift card, courtesy of Suburban Propane.

More protesting on Tuesday for disabled rights

More protesting on Tuesday for disabled rights


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - More demonstrations were held on Tuesday after protesters bombarded the Arkansas Health Care Association Headquarters.

On Monday, dozens gathered with a disability rights group refusing to give up the fight for their rights.

The group wants the ability to choose their support instead of being forced into nursing facilities and institutions.

Little Rock police were called to U.S. Representative Mike Ross' office on Tuesday afternoon and have made more arrests for disorderly conduct for people refusing to get out of the street.

Help the Red Cross prepare for emergencies by donating blood

Help the Red Cross prepare for emergencies by donating blood

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (RedCross) — Disasters can strike at any time, and the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help their communities prepare for emergencies by giving blood during National Preparedness Month.

The mission of the Red Cross is to help the public prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. During National Preparedness Month, the Red Cross reminds Americans to take simple steps to get ready for emergencies in their homes, workplaces and communities. One way to support this mission is to become a regular blood donor.

A stable blood supply is central to ensuring patient needs are met in emergencies. Blood can take up to three days to be tested, processed and made available for patients. It’s the blood already on the shelves that can help save lives when disaster strikes.

Arkansas State Fair brings parade and Ugly Dog Contest

Arkansas State Fair brings parade and Ugly Dog Contest


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Since it's the 75th Anniversary of the Arkansas State Fair this year, they're doing something special by bringing back the parade for the first time since 1983.

The fair kicks off on October 10 and lasts through the 19, and the parade will take place on Saturday morning.

The most exciting news about the fair is that registration is now officially open for the Ugly Dog Contest.

For more information, click here.


THV 11 in My Town visit: Russellville

THV 11 in My Town visit: Russellville

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (KTHV) – My most recent THV11 in My Town visit brought me to the lovely city of Russellville.

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

My first stop on this visit was at the Chamber of Commerce with executive vice president Stephanie Beerman and Amanda Johnson, A&P marketing assistant for the Arkansas River Valley Tri-Peak Regions.

While a COC is always centered on business and providing its members with multiple networking opportunities, Stephanie also had an extended list of new events coming up in the Russellville area that the city’s residents can enjoy.