Good Will: Everyday Miracles

The American Childhood Cancer Organization of Arkansas works to help benefit the lives of young people like the resilient Elijah Talley. Photography by Sara Edwards Neal   [dropcap]When[/dropcap] it comes to cancer, the best line of defense is usually prevention and early detection, but that is not always possible when the patient is a child.…

Good Will: A Legacy of Service

The Junior League of Little Rock (JLLR) is a tour de force when it comes to voluntarism. This year alone, League volunteers have worked more than 30,000 hours on community service projects, and with nearly 1,200 members, the nonprofit keeps picking up steam. Photography by Cindy Momchilov   The League’s mission has always been the…

Good Will: Back to Nature

School’s out for the summer and there’s no better way to engage kids than to get them outdoors.   [dropcap]For[/dropcap] the past 12 years, the University of Arkansas Extension Service (UAEX) has offered youth ages 7 to 15 the opportunity to reconnect with nature — and learn really cool stuff — at its popular Arkansas…

Art Scene: True to life – the Artwork of Dennis McCann

A walk along Memphis, Tennessee’s iconic Beale Street was just the thing Central Arkansas artist Dennis McCann needed to find inspiration for his newest contemporary collection of soft pastel drawings. Photography by Cindy Momchilov and courtesy of Dennis Mccann   [dropcap]The[/dropcap] neon signs caught McCann’s eye, and he photographed them from different angles, zooming in…

Good Will: Gifts of the Heart

Somewhere in Little Rock, a 41-year-old woman is alive because another Little Rock woman, Melissa Owen, registered as an organ donor on her Arkansas driver’s license. Somewhere in Arizona and in New York, two additional women are living because of lungs they received from Melissa Owen. Photography by Janet Warlick   [dropcap]Melissa[/dropcap] was just 38…