KUAF Community Spotlight Series

Weekdays at 6:30 and 8:30 a.m., noon, 4:18, and 7 p.m.
  • Hosted by Pete Hartman

Locally produced segments highlighting a variety of non-profit organizations and topics.

Organizations have included:
The Peace at Home Family Shelter, The Poetry Minute, The Extension's Water Connect, The Archeology Minute and The Disability Minute.

Ways to Connect

Community Spotlight - Juneteenth Celebration

May 19, 2017
http://diversity.uark.edu/juneteenth/

The Juneteenth Celebration is an event celebrating the Emancipation Proclamation of 1865 and African-American community and culture.  This free community event takes place on Saturday, June 17 from 3 to 7 at the Gardens at the University of Arkansas.  

The organizers of this event are seeking volunteers and sponsors.  Click here find out more about providing assistance to the Juneteenth Celebration. 

Community Spotlight - Books in Bloom

May 19, 2017
booksinbloom.org

The 12th annual Books in Bloom Literary Festival will take place Sunday, May 21 from noon to 5 pm at the Crescent Hotel and Spa in Eureka Springs.  Books in Bloom is presented by the Carroll and Madison Public Library Foundation.  

The Himalayan Village Fund, a non-profit founded in 2011, provides assistance to Tibetan refugees in and around Nepal.  In this segment, Mimi and Milton Burke explain how the Himalayan Village Fund came to be.

Community Spotlight - No Kid Hungry

May 3, 2017
nokidhungry.org

No Kid Hungry is a nationwide anti-hunger organization that focuses on ending childhood hunger.  A benefit dinner for No Kid Hungry will be held June 12th in Bentonville.  

Chef Matthew McClure of The Hive in Bentonville speaks about his involvement with No Kid Hungry and how the organization impacts children across Arkansas.

uark.edu

Arkansas Water Resources Center is a congress-mandated program housed at the University of Arkansas.  The center funds and facilitates water quality research across the state.   Arkansas Water Resources Center will test your water for you.  For more information on water quality testing, click here.

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