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Chesshir to Lead ACCE

Little Rock man Jay Chesshir, CCE, was elected Chairman of the Board of the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) during the organization’s Annual Convention in Savannah on Aug. 9, 2016. Chesshir currently serves as the president and CEO of the Little Rock Regional Chamber of...

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Arkansas Receives $1.4 Million Investment from the EDA

Good news for Arkansas businesses. On Friday, Aug. 12, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) will award $1.4 million in grants to the state. The funds are meant to help protect businesses and jobs in the event of...

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Bran Ferren Joins NanoMech Advisory Board of Directors

NanoMech announced that Bran Ferren, a leading inventor, technology businessmen and creative thought leader has become a significant investor and member of the organization’s distinguished Board of Advisors. “Bran is the true multi-gifted Renaissance Man, a pioneer in many of the leading...

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NanoMech Welcomes John White to Advisory Board

One of the country’s most renowned engineering scholars and technology business leaders, Dr. John White, became a significant investor and member of NanoMech’s distinguished Board of Advisors this week. Dr. White served 11 years as Chancellor of the University of Arkansas and 6 years as Georgia...

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Hugg & Hall Acquires RPM Services & Rentals, LLC

On Monday, July 11, Hugg & Hall Equipment Company announced the acquisition of RPM Services & Rentals, LLC. Hugg & Hall is a leading industrial and construction equipment provider in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas and Missouri. This move will ultimately increase the company to 15...

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Chef Shuttle Partners with Movies in the Park

Summer time is for hanging out with friends and catching movies, along with enjoying the outdoors accompanied by a good picnic or two. This Wednesday evening you can check all of those things off your list, and thanks to Chef Shuttle, you don’t even have to worry about packing your snacks. On...

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UAMS Named Most Wired Hospital for 2016

UAMS Medical Center recently won the Most Wired Award for the second year in a row from the American Hospital Association Health Forum. “In the past year, UAMS has focused on enhancing patient- and family-centered care,” said Rhonda Jorden, UAMS chief information officer. “This is supported...

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ForwARd Names New Associate Director, Operations Manager

ForwARd Arkansas announced the appointment of Cory Biggs and Harvell Howard to its management team on Tuesday, July 12. Biggs will serve as the new associate director while Howard will serve as operations manager. ForwARd Arkansas is a partnership of education, business, government and community...

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Ann Clemmer named as Interim Director of ADHE

On Friday, July 8, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced Ann Clemmer as the interim Director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. Clemmer’s post becomes effective at the resignation of the current Director Dr. Brett Powell on July 29, who will become the Vice President for Finance and...