Tim Allen, president and CEO of the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce, said a couple of weeks ago when Arkansas began to feel the effects of the COVID-19 virus, he went to area business leaders to see what needs Fort Smith had. Then he went to area manufacturers to see what they could do. “We identified the need, then went out to get help. They (Fort Smith manufacturers) stepped up,” Allen said. “This is displaying the power of Fort Smith manufacturers. Read More From Talk Business
For More Information:Carol Smith (479-755-6304)FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Methodist Village Senior Living Opens Emergency Child Care for Staff FORT SMITH, AR (April 1, 2020) – For nearly 60 years Methodist Village Senior Living (MVSL) has been one of the region’s pioneers in providing great care to elders in our community. MVSL’s campus is the only complete continuum of care “Life Plan Community” in the River Valley. MVSL offers comprehensive total patient care through independent, assisted, in-patient
April 2, 2020CONTACT:Stacie Smith479.email@example.com Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Donates WiFi Hotpots to Area StudentsCommitted to ensuring students have the opportunities and tools they need to succeed academicallyFORT SMITH, AR - Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corporation (AOG) is partnering with local school districts to provide Internet access to students in need. The company has repurposed thirty-nine Wi-Fi hotspots that allow remote Internet access from smart phones, tablets or laptops and has
Media Contacts: Alicia Agent, Baptist Health(479) 441-5445Alicia.Agent@baptist-health.org Mardi Taylor, Mercy Fort Smith (479) 314-1101 Mardi.Taylor@mercy.net NEWS RELEASEHotline Provides Answers, Screening for COVID-19Joint effort between Mercy Fort Smith, Baptist Health begins Thursday FORT SMITH, Ark. (March 19, 2020) – A hotline is now available for River Valley residents who are concerned about COVID-19. The number to call is (479) 289-6508. The hotline will be staffed from 8 a.m.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loan program has been made available to eligible businesses and private non-profits that were impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Small Business Administration (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loan program has been made available to eligible businesses and private non-profits that were impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Any such Economic Injury Disaster Loan assistance declaration issued by the SBA makes loans available to small businesses and private non-profit organizations in designated counties of the state (county by county). SBA’s Office of Disaster Assistance will coordinate with the State to submit the request for
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:March 11, 2020Governor Hutchinson Confirms State’s First Presumptive Positive COVID-19 CaseSigns Executive Order to Provide Increased Support for State ResponseLITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today confirmed the first presumptive positive case of coronavirus, known as COVID-19, in Arkansas.The case has been tested positive by the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) and sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for confirmation. The individual is currently