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High Profile: Just for Our House

High Profile: Just for Our House
Click here to read the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's article! Click here to view their photo gallery of the event! Arkansas Democrat-Gazette May 14, 2017 Story and Photos by Cary Jenkins The temperature was pleasant, skies were clear and the lawn and gardens were lush for Dinner on the Grounds, held May…

Trained to Cook: Our House Clients graduate from Culinary Arts Program

Trained to Cook: Our House Clients graduate from Culinary Arts Program
Our Culinary Arts program in partnership with AR Food Jobs was featured in the March 18 print issue of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette! Check out the story below: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette March 18, 2017 Photo by Benjamin Krain Hospitality and food service instructor Christie Ison (center) is surrounded by culinary students during…

Our Club boys get a trim and a treat

Our Club boys get a trim and a treat
Arkansas Democrat Gazette By Frank Fellone Click here to read the Arkansas Democrat Gazette's article A bunch of boys looked better Wednesday, ready for school, after barbers and barber college students gave them free haircuts. Hot dogs and kettle corn sweetened the deal. As for the Big Munchie ... more…

Personal Space

Personal Space
Arkansas Democrat Gazette Michael Storey Rachael Borne Where I live: In downtown Little Rock in the Quapaw Quarter Historic District, in a 1920s-era apartment building one block from MacArthur Park. The lot was once the neighborhood German beer garden and was later developed in the Craftsman style. Occupation: I am…

Hosts get hospitable for House

Hosts get hospitable for House
Arkansas Democrat Gazette By Eric E. Harrison A Southern supper at sunset is the centerpiece of the 11th annual Dinner on the Grounds, 6:30 p.m. Friday on the grounds of the Terry House, 711 E. Fourth St., Little Rock. This year's Our House spring fundraiser is bidding to be the…

Arkansas Online: Tie One On Photo Gallery

Arkansas Online: Tie One On Photo Gallery
View the Photo Gallery at  Arkansas Online It wasn’t pouring sheets of freezing rain, like two years ago. It raised more money — $155,765 — than last year (about $137,000), according to development director Lizzy Chandler. Dare we declare the ninth Tie One On Dec. 3 for Our House, the…

Our House ready to Tie One On

Our House ready to Tie One On
By Linda Haymes Photo by JOHN SYKES JR. Volunteers for Our House, the shelter for working homeless since 1987, really tie one on at the holiday party. Aprons, that is. Co-chairmen for the ninth such party are Eliza and Alec Gaines, and "the theme for this year's event is 'Be…

Partygoers stay home for Potluck

Partygoers stay home for Potluck
By Libby Smith Arkansas Democrat-Gazette It all started with chicken takeout. Little Rock resident and community volunteer Florence Haut stopped by Kentucky Fried Chicken to pick up some finger-lickin' good chicken for a family gathering. She noticed a large tray of chicken set aside. The clerk told her that it…

Homeless get time to shine with Shakespeare

Homeless get time to shine with Shakespeare
Arkansas Online By Jennifer Nixon Many people pretend the homeless don’t exist. But when they’re standing on a stage, reciting familiar, 500-year-old words, they’re hard to ignore. Shakespeare at the Shelter takes the working homeless, an often invisible population, and puts them square in the spotlight. This is the third…