Saturday, October 18, 2008

Main Street Arkansas Update - October 20-24, 2008

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From: "Cary Tyson" <Cary@arkansasheritage.org>
Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2008 17:00:24 -0500
To: Caroline Millar<Caroline@arkansasheritage.org>; Cynthia Dorn<CynthiaD@arkansasheritage.org>; Greg Phillips<Greg@arkansasheritage.org>; Mark Miller<MarkM@arkansasheritage.org>; Nancy Lowe<Nancy@arkansasheritage.org>; Susan Shaddox<susans@arkansasheritage.org>
Subject: Main Street Arkansas Update - October 20-24, 2008

Arkansas Community Development Society Conference – October 30, UCA, Conway, 8:30 – 3:30.  You can register here:

http://www.uca.edu/aoep/profdev/acds/

This day long conference will provide tools communities can use to develop economically viable and healthy communities capable of competing in the 21st Century global economy. 

- this is one of those ‘pre-approved’ trainings that will meet the continuing education needs of programs that have yet to finalize that portion of the national certification requirements

 

Main Street Arkansas Calendar October 20 - 25

 

Cary & Nancy – out all week at the National Trust/Main Street Coordinators Conference – Tulsa, OK


Greg – out all week on annual leave

 

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MONDAY           Caroline – ArtLinks; Susan – out until 3:30
TUESDAY          

WEDNESDAY    Susan, Blytheville
THURSDAY        Susan, Blytheville
FRIDAY              

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IN THIS ISSUE:

 

Rural Creative Class

GrantOpportunity
Self Paced Microsoft Courses

After the Flood Video

 

 

At the Clinton School & a session of this week’s ArtLinks conference:

"The Rural Creative Class," with Tim Wojan, hosted with the Arkansas Arts Council
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at 10:45 a.m. (Statehouse CC, Wally Allen Ballroom)

 

National Endowment for the Humanities Grant

We the People Challenge Grants in United States History, Institutions, and Culture Grant

http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=false&oppId=43007

 

Free Self-Paced Microsoft Office Courses

by Timothy Lee, Associate Extension Specialist, UALR Lead Center

Microsoft offers a number of free self-paced training courses on their Office Online website. Course are available for both 2007 and 2003 product lines. Training is available for standard Office products, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, and also for more advanced products, such as, Project, Sharepoint Server, and Visio.

An Office Online RSS Feed is also available. The Office Online RSS Feed sends you training courses and video demos every other week. Then you pick and choose what you want to use.

To access Microsoft's free self-paced courses, visit:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/training/FX100565001033.aspx

You can now watch HPD's "After the Flood" video online

 

You can now watch "After the Flood: Rebuilding Communities Through Historic Preservation" online, courtesy of Georgia Public Broadcasting at
http://www.gashpo.org/content/displaycontent.asp?txtDocument=115.  HPD produced this video after extensive flooding damaged historic properties in 1994 in southwest Georgia.

 

To obtain a free copy of the 20-minute VHS video-tape, please send your name, organization, and mailing address to helen.talley-mcrae@dnr.state.ga.us or call 404-651-5268.

 

 

 

 

Cary Tyson

Director

Main Street Arkansas

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program

1500 Tower Building

323 Center Street

Little Rock, AR 72201

 

501.324.9186 voice

501.324.9184 fax

 

Visit our website at: www.MainStreetArkansas.org Sign up for our free e-newsletter at: http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/enews/  and check out our blog at: http://mainstreetarkansas.blogspot.com/ or visit our myspace page at www.myspace.com/mainstreetarkansas and befriend us on Facebook

Link to me at http://www.linkedin.com/in/carytyson

 

The mission of Main Street Arkansas is to be the leading resource for communities seeking to revitalize their historic downtown commercial districts and to provide technical assistance and expertise to designated Main Street Arkansas communities through the implementation of the National Trust’s Main Street Center’s comprehensive Four-Point Approach™.   Main Street Arkansas is a preservation-based economic development program housed in the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage. 

 

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