Arkansas Business News

Arkansas Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Arkansas, U.S.A. (Ark., AR), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.

Camp Miramichee Celebrates 100th Anniversary Summer Haven for Girls From 1916 to 1989

HARDY, Ark., Aug. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As many as 100 former YWCA Camp Miramichee campers will gather at the site of their old camp September 16-18, 2016, to celebrate the venerable summer girls camp’s 100th birthday, the Camp Miramichee Reunion committee announced today.

Powers of Arkansas Promotes Leadership Team In Little Rock and NW Arkansas

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Powers of Arkansas, the state’s largest commercial HVAC company, announces the promotion of two key leaders at Powers who have contributed leadership and vision to the growth of Powers as the industry leader in commercial HVAC equipment, air distribution, and controls in Arkansas.

Little Rock Attorney Chosen as National Chair for American Bar Association’s Breast Cancer Initiative

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Janet L. Pulliam, attorney at law and of counsel with Mitchell, Blackstock, Ivers, Sneddon and Marshall of Little Rock, Ark. has been recently appointed the Chair of the American Bar Association’s National Breast Cancer Initiatives Executive Committee for 2016/2017.

Powers of Arkansas Promotes Leadership Team

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Powers of Arkansas, the state’s largest commercial HVAC company, announces the promotion of three key leaders at Powers who have contributed leadership and vision to the growth of Powers as the industry leader in commercial HVAC equipment, air distribution, and controls in Arkansas.

Arkansas Mortgage Banker of The Year Announced at Fall Conference

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Nov. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Bankers Association of Arkansas (MBAA) kicked off its annual Fall Conference with a dinner at the Little Rocks Arts Center. Arkansas Governor, Asa Hutchinson welcomed the crowd of over 100 attendees.

Mortgage Bankers Association of Arkansas Installation of 2015-2016 Board of Directors

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mortgage Bankers Association of Arkansas (MBAA) held its installation of new officers and board members during the 3rd Annual Tri-State MBA Conference. The Conference involved mortgage professionals from Arkansas, Mississippi Tennessee and was held May 4 – 6 at the Cook Convention Center.

Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company Announces New Board Members for 2014

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company announced the election of two new members of their Board of Directors for the year 2014. As a mutual company, the two new board members were elected by the policyholders/owners of the insurance company. The two new board members are Jason Lofton, MD and Timothy Langford, MD.

Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company Announces Formation of Risk Management Department

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company (AMIC), the state’s fastest growing medical liability insurance company, announced that they are adding a Risk Management Department to support and develop preventative medical practices for their policyholder/owners that will result in effectively minimizing adverse events, reduction in claims and improvement in patient healthcare.

Arkansas Mutual Insurance Donates to Impaired Physician Fund

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company, a medical malpractice insurance carrier for Arkansas physicians, recently donated $15,000 to the Impaired Physician Program administered by the Arkansas Medical Foundation. This is the third annual donation by Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company to this critical support program for physicians in the State of Arkansas.

Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company Earns ‘A Prime’ Rating

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company has earned a Financial Stability Rates(R) (FSR) of A, Exceptional from Demotech, Inc. This level of FSR is assigned to insurers who possess unsurpassed financial stability related to maintaining positive surplus as regards policyholders, liquidity of invested assets, an acceptable level of financial leverage, reasonable loss and loss adjustment expense reserves and realistic pricing.

Jefferson County Judge’s Fire Safety Day and Sulphur Springs ‘FUN Park’ Ribbon Cutting

PINE BLUFF, Ark., April 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The community of Sulphur Springs, County Judge Mike Holcomb, the Jefferson County Mutual Aid Association (JCMAA), and the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will hold a fire safety day and a ribbon cutting on May 5, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

School Food Gardens get Glass Greenhouses

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., March 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When a local Hillcrest resident asked EcoHouse to remodel his 60 foot sunroom, architect and custom home builder Rodney Collins suggested donating the glassed room to local educational gardens. Not only will the material be reused, but the local food system movement will benefit by better educating our school children and producing good food for the schools and the local farmers markets.

Powers of Arkansas Wins Business of the Year Award

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Powers of Arkansas, a Building, HVAC and Controls company based in North Little Rock, AR won the Business of the Year award for 2010 presented by Arkansas Business in Category III (76-300 employees). Other nominees in this category were Apex Communications, Garver, LLC, Rockfish Interactive and TME, Inc.

New Book Tells Tale of One Man’s Journey from Drug-Infested Streets and Prison to Entrepreneur

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Conspired Redemption – A True Story of Winning in the Game of Life’ (ISBN: 978-1453868249), authored by Keith V. Dunbar, is a story that reveals severe drug laws while offering up hope for the future. His engaging testimony encourages youth and adults to change their thinking in an effort to change their condition.

James Monk Returns to the Commercial HVAC Business and Opens Aircon Experts, Inc.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Monk, a 38 year veteran of the HVAC industry in Central Arkansas has started a new company, Aircon Experts, Inc. to service the heating and cooling needs of commercial clients throughout Central Arkansas. With a focus on commercial projects only, Aircon Experts, Inc. will provide services for new construction, remodels and retrofits.

Forming Strong Relationships is Key to Success and Fulfillment for Women

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Cari Kaufman has a message: while Facebook may have increased the sheer volume of people you are in contact with, only intentional interactions will create the deep, meaningful friendships we all need to find joy in uncertain times. In her new book, ‘Living Life with Strings Attached’ (IBSN: 978-0-557-31564-2), Cari explains how the cultural trend of superficial and uncommitted associations has left us feeling lonely and disconnected.

CustomXM Wins Arkansas Business 2009 Business of the Year Award (Category 1)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CustomXM, a Central Arkansas marketing services provider, was the winner of the 2009 Arkansas Business of the Year award in Category 1 (businesses with 25 or fewer employees) at the annual event at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock on Wednesday, Feb. 24. The event was well attended and supported by the statewide business community.

CustomXM – Custom Printing Company, Inc. – Becomes First in State to Offer Dimensional Printing

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CustomXM, a central Arkansas marketing services provider, recently added the Kodak Dimensional Printing capability to its Nexpress 3000 Digital Production Color Press. CustomXM is currently the only provider of these services in the state of Arkansas

Custom Printing Invests in a Kodak NEXPRESS to Upgrade Digital Printing Capabilities to Increase Clients Sales and Marketing Opportunities

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Custom Printing Company of North Little Rock, Ark., a regional leader in digital printing, has purchased a NEXPRESS Digital Color Production Press from Kodak. The new printing system upgrades Custom Printing’s production and versioning capabilities and allows them to continue to help their clients create more effective sales and marketing communications.

Southern Bleacher Gives the University of Arkansas Outdoor Track Stadium a Run for its Money

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Aug. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, TX, recently completed upgrades and state-of-the-art renovations to the outdoor track stadium for the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, AR. The stadium, named the John McDonnell Outdoor Track Stadium, has a seating capacity of 6,325 and a total project cost of $6 million.

Aviation Services Provider Achieves International Authorization

MENA, AR – Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rose Aircraft Services, Inc. has received EASA approval for its existing repair station certificate. Rose Aircraft Services, Inc. is a full service Aircraft Avionics, Maintenance and Interior and Exterior Refurbishment Services Provider, located in Mena, Arkansas since 1964.