Click here for software to file income taxes for free for those with less than $58,000 in adjusted gross income. We are happy to share this free resource of the IRS with our members across Arkansas. Click here for information on your civil rights related to this service.
Archive for the 'What’s New' Category
RCA President Lavina Grandon was the keynote speaker at the First Annual Searcy County Chamber of Commerce banquet and awards ceremony on February 27. The theme of the banquet was “175 Years….Looking Back….Moving Forward.” Grandon shared with the group of about 130 Chamber members and guests her vision for a thriving and prosperous rural Arkansas, and commended the Chamber for its visionary, proactive, inclusive approach to economic development in the county. Marshall, the county seat of Searcy County, is RCA’s latest chapter and the latest member of the Ozark Byways revitalization network. Other Searcy County communities Leslie and St. Joe have been working with RCA since 2008 and 2009, respectively.
The Fish Hook Theater is taking the show on the road to Brinkley Convention Center on March 15. You get a dinner and a play for only $7. Dinner starts at 4pm with play immediately following. Click below for ticket information.
Now businesses can become members of Rural Community Alliance and support the work we do in revitalizing rural communities, supporting rural schools, and state-wide policy work. A business member form is available at the bottom of our home page. Business dues are $75 every two years. Here are two of the latest business/civic groups who’ve joined RCA.
PBS characters Clifford, Cat in the Hat, and Arthur were on hand to get the students revved up for Eudora Reads! Former Eudora student Tony Washington emceed the event and Cathy Nash welcomed the visitors and described the cool things in store for Eudora’s students and preschoolers. Eudora is proud to be part of the Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading!
Parent Engagement is one of four targets of the Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading. The following list of 68 ideas is a wonderful guide and even a great starting point for having discussions about parent engagement and then moving on to action!
Click on the link below for Rural Community Alliance’s October e-newsletter with reports on rural entrepreneurs including a young fashion designer, a natural soap company, and an upscale candle company. Also included is an article about Leslie’s Mountain Man Rendezvous.
Following is the longer version of a rural entrepreneur success story published in the October E-Newsletter.
A shorter version of this story appears in RCA’s October newsletter found in the archives section of the website.