AUCC and Catholic Charities will be giving away free American and Mexican hot dogs, to be grilled on location! The festivities will also feature a children's play area, cultural dances, music and a back-to-school raffle, of school supplies, back packs, restaurant certificates, free children's haircuts, and much more.
Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse will be officiating the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Immigrant Resource Center at 6:00PM.
This event is open and free to the public.
Juan González is the author of Harvest of Empire: A History
of Latinos in America and a columnist at New York Daily News.
Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America
is a study of Latinos in U.S. history that spans five centuries. Latinos are now the largest minority group in the U.S. and the fastest growing group in Arkansas.
González will talk about the history of Latinos in the U.S. and the South. Following his presentation, González will join a panel of local community and business leaders for a lively discussion of how the growth of the Latino community has changed and enriched
Northwest Arkansas. A book signing will follow.
The event will be held in conjunction with First Thursday Fayetteville on the downtown square.
Several musical performances and other activities are planned, as well as presentations and information from various community organizations.
Visit facebook.com/NWACRA for more information.
IMPORTANT: Those participating in the 1 on 1 session must present a photo I.D. in order to have their credit report pulled. Please register in advance by calling (479) 856-7000. http://www.faylib.org/content/credit-report-review-credit-counseling-arkansas.
Saturday November 7, 2015
Hosted by Peace at Home Family Shelter
This basic seminar discusses essential startup steps, legal business structures, regulations and licensing, key issues that affect your businesses success, and common pitfalls entrepreneurs face. Call 479.575.5148 for more information. Pre-registration available at sbtdc.uark.edu or walk-ins welcome.