August 01, 2014


Alliance Rubber's 'Band Together' challenge keeps dollars in U.S.

Since April, American rubber band manufacturer Alliance Rubber Co. has encouraged Americans to pledge to spend $1 a day on Made in the USA products as a part of its "Band Together. Buy American." contest. Those who took the pledge were entered in a contest to win an all-expense paid trip to anywhere in the continental U.S.

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Oaklawn's marketing team wins awards

Oaklawn's marketing department received six Romero Awards during the closing ceremonies of the Gaming Marketing Conference July 17 in Las Vegas, marking the fifth straight year the team has been recognized for its work among other small to mid-size gaming centers across the North America. The six awards, that included one Diamond Award, four Gold Awards and one Silver, was a personal record for the Oaklawn marketing team, which had earned five in 2012 and four in 2013.

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Balance Yoga schedules training and fall retreat

Balance Yoga & Wellness and its sister company, Balance Barre, announce teacher training, certification courses, and their fifth annual yoga retreat. This training is open to current yoga practitioners. Teacher training starts mid-September and meets one weekend a month through May at Blue Yoga NYLA studio in North Little Rock.

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Local company donates to fundraiser

Village SCAT Transportation was the $1,150 recipient of the Giving Back to the Community funds donated by City Plumbing, Heating & Electric, Inc. for the month of June. Village SCAT Transportation provides low cost transportation to individuals within the Village, allowing residents to remain independent.

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