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Brent Ferguson competes in the 2015 Arkansas Honey Festival.

ARVets client Brent Ferguson competes in the 2015 Arkansas Honey Festiva1 in Little Rock.

At ARVets, many of our clients have amazing talents and interesting hobbies. Besides being a Navy veteran, Brent Ferguson is also a beekeeper and an entrepreneur who sells even donates the natural honey he collects from beehives.

The entire ARVets team encourages our Facebook friends to come out to the 2015 Arkansas Honey Festival and support Brent as he competes in the festival’s honey contest.

The competition is this Saturday, September 19th from noon to 3:30 p.m. at Bemis Tree Farm (13206 Asher Rd./Little Rock).

Brent is an amazing person. He is the “Bee Whisperer” who always manages to harvest some of the sweetest local honey you will ever taste! Click Here for more information on the festival and the competition.

Many companies, volunteers, and organizations made the resource fair a success.

Many companies, organizations, and volunteers made the ARVets Resource Fair a success.

The entire ARVets team would like to thank all of the companies, organizations, and volunteers who supported the inaugural Stand Up for Veterans Resource Fair on September 11, 2015. With the support of many individuals and entities, ARVets provided services to nearly 75 people.

Several veteran attendees and their family members have already offered positive feedback about the resources, jobs opportunities, services, and workshops offered during the fair.

ARVets is also happy to report that many participants and companies have encouraged us to host this landmark event again next year. Click Here to see pictures from the fair and Click Here to see photos from the workshops. Thanks to all who helped us give back to the veteran community in Arkansas.

AmazonSmile donates to ARVets every time you make a purchase.

AmazonSmile donates to ARVets when you make a purchase.

The AmazonSmile program gives ARVets supporters a new way to shop online and support a worthy cause. By using this important service, you will be making a difference in the lives of Arkansas veterans and their families. AmazonSmile will automatically donate 0.5% of your purchases to ARVets every time you shop.

This amazing opportunity will cost you and ARVets nothing, and it’s just like shopping on Amazon normally, but now you actually get to help the veteran community in Arkansas.

Items that are eligible for the donations will be marked on their product pages. However, Subscribe-and-Save purchases and renewals don’t count.

Additionally, shopping from the Amazon apps, Kindle, or through affiliate links won’t count. You have to use the ARVets Amazon Smile page.

Click here to shop on AmazonSmile and support ARVets and Arkansas veterans.

You can support ARVets every time you use a Kroger Plus card.

ARVets gets a rebate each time you use a Kroger Plus card.

ARVets just became a member of the Kroger Community Rewards program. Now, ARVets supporters can help initiatives that are improving the veteran community every time they shop at Kroger.

We need you to sign up and support ARVets through the Kroger Community Rewards program so ARVets can receive money every time you use a Kroger Plus Card at no additional cost to you.

You can support ARVets through this program by following the instructions below.

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Come to the ARVets Veterans Resource Fair on September 11, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM in Little Rock.

The ARVets Veterans Resource Fair is on September 11th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM in Little Rock.

ARVets, a statewide nonprofit organization providing innovative programs and services for Arkansas veterans and their families, will host a Veterans Resource Fair on Friday, September 11th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Darragh Center at the Central Arkansas Main Library in downtown Little Rock (100 S Rock St). [Click Here] to download a flyer for the event.

The fair includes employment and career development opportunities, VA Veteran Benefits counseling, entrepreneurship and financial literacy trainings, as well as health and wellness screenings. ARVets CEO Nicole Hart says this inaugural Stand Up for Veterans Resource Fair demonstrates ways communities can come together to meet the diverse needs of former servicemen and women.

“At ARVets we recognize the importance of working across teams to create a sustainable support system for our veterans and their families. Our clients seek resources and guidance that will help them overcome daily obstacles,” said Hart. “The resource fair is one way veterans can get connected to helpful programs at ARVets and other agencies that want to improve their quality of life.”

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