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CHI St. Vincent addiction program

CHI St. Vincent has opened the first addiction recovery program in Arkansas that offers integrated outpatient and inpatient services. The new program, located at CHI St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock, is in partnership with Bradford Health Services. “The opioid crisis was a pandemic ravaging our communities long before anyone had even heard of COVID-19 and our healing ministry has long ... More ...  

Mercy gives 1,000 vaccines a day

Mercy Northwest Arkansas in Rogers is giving more than 1,000 COVID-19 vaccine shots each day at Mercy Clinic Springdale to people who are eligible under state guidelines. Mercy opened the special vaccine clinic Feb. 17, serving 23 patients that day to establish protocols and smooth the process for the thousands of people who have followed. As the state has increased the ... More ...  

Blessed Easter egg hunt

First graders at St. Joseph Elementary School in Conway hunted for Easter eggs on school grounds March 30. Beyond the fun of searching for the mostly plastic eggs and the treats inside, the hunt also reminded the children of Jesus' resurrection and his "breaking out" of the tomb where he was placed after he died on the cross. 

Knights take-out Italian dinner

The Knights of Columbus Council 812 will host a take-out Italian spaghetti and sausage meal Saturday, April 17 in the Allen Center at Our Lady of the Holy Souls Church in Little Rock. Pick-up times are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The dinner is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12 with ... More ...  

MSM Mercy & Me Online Auction

Mount St. Mary Academy in Little Rock will host its Mercy & Me Online Auction and Celebration, livestreamed from the school at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 24. Emceed by nationally recognized and Emmy Award-winning auctioneer, Mark Schroeder, the event will feature appearances by Sister Deborah Troillett, RSM, and other special guests from the Mount community as well as a silent ... More ...  

MSM Houndstooth Golf Classic

The annual Houndstooth Golf Classic will take place Friday, May 7, at Rebsamen Golf Course in Little Rock to support Mount St. Mary Academy. The event offers a four-man scramble tournament format with morning and afternoon shotgun starts. The cost per team is $500 and includes greens fees, carts and lunch. Various sponsorship levels are still available as well. Proceeds ... More ...  

Stories of faith for public radio

UA Little Rock Public Radio, home of KUAR and KRLE, is looking for local residents to share their stories of faith. It will host StoryCorps for four weeks to record the stories of Arkansans and preserve them in the Library of Congress. StoryCorps, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to recording, preserving and sharing the stories of people from all backgrounds ... More ...  

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