AY Media Group Staff Writer Katie Zakrzewski Receives Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award

AY Media Group staff writer Katie Zakrzewski has received the Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award, which goes to the top (valedictorian) graduating Senior at UA Little Rock.   Katie is passionate about making change in her community, and lending a hand wherever one is needed. A North Little Rock native, Zakrzewski decided to attend UA…

Made in Arkansas: With AR-T’s, Justin Sharp Makes Unique, Arkansas-Inspired T-Shirts

Happy Friday!   For this week’s Made in Arkansas, AY About You is featuring AR-T’s, a Little Rock-based screen printer that specializes in Arkansas-inspired t-shirts.    Justin Sharp thought about opening a t-shirt business for years before starting AR-T’s in February 2016. “I played around with the idea in college with a friend,” says Sharp.…

The Gaines House Hosting Sandra Wilson Cherry Award Event, Honoring Lisa Fischer

Day-in and day-out, the Gaines House works to ensure that women are taken care off, providing adult homeless women who have disabilities with a living residence as they prepare for independent living. Since 1967, the nonprofit has been committed to supporting women and improving conditions for those with mental, physical and behavioral health disabilities.  …