Monday, May 11, 2009

Fw: Main Street Arkansas Update - May 11, 2009


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CITY OF HELENA-WEST HELENA
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From: "Cary Tyson"
Date: Mon, 11 May 2009 08:55:27 -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 - May 11, 2009

ALL GRANT DOCUMENTION DUE LATE MAY (review your contract)  – NO EXCEPTIONS

 

THIS WEEK - MAY 14-16: ARKANSAS PRESERVATION CONFERENCE, EUREKA SPRINGS (next quarterly meeting – hard copy memo sent out in early April)

 

OUR THURSDAY MEETING IS IN THE BALLROOM OF THE BASIN PARK

 

SEPTEMBER 14-16: DESTINATION DOWNTOWN, EL DORADO

 

Main Street Arkansas Calendar May 11 – 15, 2009   

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MONDAY             Mark – Helena; Nancy – annual leave 
TUESDAY             CaryWest Memphis

WEDNESDAY    

THURSDAY         all staff – Eureka Springs, AR Preservation Conference/Quarterly Training

FRIDAY                all staff – Eureka Springs, AR Preservation Conference/Quarterly Training  

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IN THIS ISSUE:

Russellville Downtown Master Plan

Legal Guide for AR Non-Profits

Richard Florida’s New Blog

List Your Events on Arkansas.com

Downtown Rogers Press

Main StreetDumas Twitter PR

Value of Volunteer Hour Increases

Speaker Wills Writes about Social Media

AR Volunteer Community of the Year Nominations Accepted

 

Main Street Russellville Master Plan Story

http://www.couriernews.com/story.php?ID=21441

 

Legal Guide for Arkansas Non-Profits

http://law.ualr.edu/nonprofit-guide/LegalGuideArkNonprofitBook.pdf

 

Richard (Rise of the Creative Class) Florida’s New Atlantic Magazine Blog

http://correspondents.theatlantic.com/richard_florida/

 

List Your Events on Arkansas.com

All of the Arkansas festivals and events submitted for the statewide Fall/Winter Calendar of Events publication are posted online at www.arkansas.com/calendar . If you haven’t already done so, please view and proof your events (or your community’s events) to be sure they are included and are free of errors. 

 

The P&T team is proofing the content and preparing it for print.  You may contact anyone in the Tourism Development section if changes need to be made to any event that is already posted.

 

If you have not submitted your event(s) for September 1, 2009 through February 28, 2010, please do so using the online form, username and password.  

To add an event, use the online form: http://www.arkansas.com/calendar/update.aspx        

Login & password available by calling 501.682.5240

 

Thieves Steal Downtown Rogers Flower Pots

http://www.nwaonline.net/articles/2009/05/05/news/050609rzdowntown.txt

 

Dog Days in Downtown Rogers

http://www.nwaonline.net/articles/2009/05/07/news/050709rzdogdays.txt

 

Main Street Dumas on Twitter

http://explore.twitter.com/d_shea/status/1594993247

 

Value of Volunteer Hour Increases to $20.25/hour 

http://www.independentsector.org/programs/research/volunteer_time.html

 

Speaker Wills Writes (& blogs) about Social Media

http://www.robbiewills.com/2009/05/07/guest-column-in-the-arkansas-times/

 

Arkansas Volunteer Community of the Year

 

It’s time to consider nominating your town for the Annual Volunteer Community of the Year Awards! These awards co-sponsored by the Arkansas Municipal League, the Governor’s Office, and DHS Division of Volunteerism, honor twelve communities each year for outstanding citizen volunteerism.

 

To download the nomination forms and instructions, please visit our website: http://www.arkansas.gov/dhs/adov/ and look for the link to 2009 Volunteer Community of the Year Awards.

 

We will be accepting nominations beginning July 2009. The nomination deadline is September 30, 2009.  If you have any questions about the nomination process, or you are unable to download the forms, or you do not have access to the web, please contact our offices at 501-682-7540.  Provide your name, address and telephone number.

 

 

 

 

 

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  befriend us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

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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