Faces & Places

CASA & TCAC Save Jane Event

More than 1,200 children received services through The Children’s Advocacy Center of Texarkana in 2019. The inaugural Texarkana Save Jane virtual event, held August 13, endeavored to take those unspeakable acts against the innocent children of our city, and give voice to them, one name at a time. … The Save Jane child abuse awareness event was launched by Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center in 2019 with the goal of spreading awareness about the magnitude of child abuse, and about the organizations working in the field.

Prodigy Yoga Ribbon Cutting

The Texarkana Chamber of Commerce with studio owner Jessica McCarty marked the official grand opening of Prodigy Yoga Studio and Boutique on July 31 with a ribbon cutting ceremony at its 3423 New Boston Road location. Prodigy may not be the only yoga studio in Texarkana, but it endeavors to be a different kind of yoga studio for a different kind of yoga practice. McCarty is a 200-hour Registered YogaFaith Trainer with the Christian Yoga Association. She teaches Christ-centered yoga, which promotes, physical, mental and spiritual health, rooted and grounded in Jesus Christ.

Joseph Raymond Fine Art Gallery Ribbon Cutting

Joseph Raymond Fine Art Gallery became the latest addition to the exiting renewal of downtown Texarkana. Thursday, July 16th, along with the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce, the beautiful gallery celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting. “I am really excited to be a part of all the cool things that are going on downtown.

Texarkana Children’s Charities Open

The All Pro Tour (APT) and Women’s All Pro Tour (WAPT) Texarkana Children’s Charities Open Golf Tournament benefitting Runnin’ WJ Ranch was held Monday, July 13 thru Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Northridge Country Club and Texarkana Country Club. … The tournament featured 250 golfers. The week of events included a PRO-AM Golf Tournament, Golf Clinic for special needs friends of Runnin’ WJ Ranch, Pro 9 Hole Shoot-Out, and ended with an awards ceremony for the winners of the tour. … The winners of the Pro 9 Hole Shoot-Out were Sam Wise and Karah Sanford.

United Way 2019 Campaign Recognition Lunch

A letter from United Way of Greater Texarkana Executive Director Mark BledsoeTo our Community and Campaign Supporters: … On Monday, June 22, 2020, United Way of Greater Texarkana was able to have the first board meeting since February 17th. It was a lunch at Silver Star Smokehouse with board members and Texarkana, Arkansas Mayor Allen Brown in attendance. Due to COVID-19, our annual United Way of Greater Texarkana 2019 Campaign Recognition Breakfast had to be cancelled. Although this was a general UWGT board meeting, many campaign recognition awards were handed out.


5th Annual First Responders' Day

A live media event at 10 am proclaimed Wednesday, May 20, 2020, as EMS Appreciation Day in honor of First Responders. Free lunch from Big Jakes BBQ for approximately 250 local first responders was provided by Texarkana Emergency Center & Hospital, Eagle Distributing, Farmers Bank & Trust and Texarkana Funeral Home. … Click here to watch the media event that streamed live on Facebook.

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