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UPCOMING EVENTS

Colorful Women Female Leadership Summit

Date: April 5, 2019, Location: University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff,

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Education Can Make A Healthier You

Date: March 9, 2019, | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. , Location: Coronda Community Center | 150 Ponderosa Way, Hot Springs Village, AR,

SAVE THE DATE! Various health screenings and educational materials on various health issues.

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Community Health & Wellness Expo

Date: April 13, 2019, | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. , Location: Lake Village Expo Center ,

Free health screenings and educational information provided. Fun for the entire family!

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State of Minority Health Luncheon

Date: April 19, 2019, | 11:30 a.m., Location: William J. Clinton Library and Museum | Great Hall | 1200 President Clinton Avenue, Contact: ShaRhonda Love | Email

The Arkansas Minority Health Commission will present the 2019 Arkansas Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Survey during the State of Minority Health Luncheon. Health specialists will serve on the event panel and a discussion will follow. A healthy lunch will be provided for guests.

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Community Health Fair

Date: April 3, 2019, | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. , Location: Lee Senior High School Gym | 523 Forrest Ave. Marianna, AR 72360, Contact: LaFay Broadway | 870-295-5225

Activities:  General Health Screenings, Career Opportunities, Health Snacks, Door Prizes, Insurance Information, Education,  Zumba, Games, Voter Registration, Community Services and MORE!

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Osceola Sponsorship Training

Date: March 30, 2019, | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. , Location: Broadway Community Outreach, 503 W. Semmes, Osceola, AR 72730, Contact: Louise Scott | 501-686-2722 | Email

This sponsorship training is strictly for health outreach initiatives. Training will cover sponsorship policy, outreach initiatives/partnerships, application process, budget, award process, and reimbursement process. This event is completely free. 

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Smackover Sponsorship Training

Date: February 23, 2019, | 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. , Location: Community Resource Center, 108 W. 8th St., Smackover, AR 71762, Contact: Louise Scott | 501-686-2722 | Email

This sponsorship training is strictly for health outreach initiatives. Training will cover sponsorship policy, outreach initiatives/partnerships, application process, budget, award process, and reimbursement process. This event is completely free. 

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Healthy Heart, Heart & Soul Health Fair

Date: February 2, 2019, Location: 1985 Lee Road 407 Marianna, AR 72360, Contact: Precilla Wade | 870-519-9262

This event is hosted by the Marianna Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Blood presure and glucose screenings will be available. 

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Life Is Why - A Go Red event for American Heart Month

Date: February 24, 2019, | 12:30 p.m. , Location: Revival Center C.O.G.I.C., Contact: Mendy Thomas | 870-243-2205 or Aurayia Simpson| 870-267-3947

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Mini Health Fiesta

Date: February 2, 2019, | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. , Location: 211 Vandyne St. Jonesboro, AR 72401, Contact: 870-931-1884 | 870-926-1118

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Heal A Heart Symposium

Date: February 12, 2019, | 8:45 - 11:45 a.m., Location: ACTS Church (The Gathering Room) 1224 Franklin St. Little Rock, AR, | Email

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Move Your Body Community Forum: “Level Up”

Date: February 1, 2019, | 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Location: LA Fitness 11700 Chenal Parkway Little Rock, AR 72211, Contact: Lana Nayles

The Little Rock Chapter of the Links, Inc. is presenting a fun and informative way to get in shape at LA Fitness! The Level Up project will run from February through May 2019. For more information, contact Lana Nayles at 501-960-5866.

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Free Classes for People with Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes

Date: January 24, 2019, | 3 - 5 p.m. , Location: Dumas Library, 120 E. Choctaw, Dumas, AR , Contact: Jane Pelkki

Thursday, Jan. 24 - Diabetes Myths & Facts, Moving More  Thursday, Jan. 31 - Eating Well Thursday, Feb. 7 - Managing High and Low Blood Sugars  Thursday, Feb. 21 - Medications, Preventing Complications  Free meal and giveaways! Classes are open to the public and led by registered dietitian, Jane Pelkki. 

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MEGA KINGFEST

Date: January 21, 2019, | 3 p.m. , Location: Philander Smith College Gymnasium , Contact: Dushun Scarbrough | 888-290-KING

Doors open at 2 p.m. | Free Admission | Free Hair Cuts | Free Food | Employment Services | Vendor Showcase | Band Showcase | Coat Drive | Health Screenings | National Screening of NBC's “Hope and Fury: MLK, the Movement and the Media @ 12 p.m.

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Springdale Community Health Forum

Date: January 17, 2019, | 2 - 4 p.m.| 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Location: Jones Center, 922 E. Emma Ave. Springdale, AR 72764 , Contact: ShaRhonda Love | Email

As outlined by ACT 912 of 1991, the commission shall meet at least quarterly and at such other times as necessary to carry out its duties as set forth in this act. In addition to the commission meeting, AMHC hosts quarterly community forums to raise awareness of diseases and conditions disproportionately affecting...

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Public Hearing for AMHC Rule

Date: January 17, 2019, | 4:30 p.m., Location: Jones Center, 922 E. Emma Ave. Room 226 & 227, Springdale, AR 72764 , Contact: ShaRhonda Love | Email

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Please check back with us at a later date for rescheduling.  The Arkansas Minority Health Commission is proposing a new rule and is releasing it for public comment. Click the image below to view the AMHC bylaws:

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Arkansas Cancer Coalition Quarterly Meeting, Holiday Brunch and Ugly Sweater Contest

Date: December 11, 2018, | 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. , Location: Hilton Garden Inn W. Little Rock 10914 Kanis Rd Little Rock, AR 72211, Contact: 501-404-2363 | Email

RSVP for this event-filled morning! 

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2018 Eastern Arkansas Rural Business Development Conference

Date: November 30, 2018, | 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. , Location: Forrest City Civic Center, 1335 N. Washington St., Forrest City, AR 72335, Contact: Clevon Young | 501-374-1103 | Email

Equipping rural residents with the skills and tools needed to create and expand small businesses and engage in job creation activities are the goals of an upcoming regional business conference to be held in Forrest City, Arkansas. 

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Marshallese Women’s Reproductive Health Expo

Date: November 29, 2018, | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. , Location: Rodeo of the Ozarks Events Center, 1423 Emma St., Springdale, AR 72764, Contact: LaCoya Stewart | 501-682-8825 | Email

Join the March of Dimes and the AR Marshallese Coalition in serving as an educational health representative for women of the Marshallese community in Northwest Arkansas.

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