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  • Put your business front and center by sponsoring a Chamber event, annual program, or digital media.

    New network building events in 2022 include the Battle of the Business Bowling Tournament and the Local Lunch for restaurants.  BE PRO BE PROUD and Connecting Educators in Industry are focused on building the workforce pipeline for our community.  Also new this year are two annual program sponsorships, the Governmental Affairs Committee, and the Chamber Ambassadors, both focused on advocacy for a strong, business friendly climate in our community, county, and state. 

    Or promote your business utilizing the Chamber website, which received more than 145,000 visits in 2021. And don't forget the long running favorites; the Annual Meeting & Business Expo, the Golf Classic, Business After Hours, and the Arkansas Scholars Award Ceremony.

     

     

     

  • Learning and Development

    Bring your friends and enjoy social dancing and music. Monday night is open dancing for anyone who just wants to have fun! Join TK Rakoski Monday nights at Arts On Main and enjoy social dancing and music. TK Rakoski can help you with your dance steps or learn something new like Salsa, Merengue, Cha Cha, Tango, Ballroom dance, Two Step, and more.

    Learn how to make images in Sketchbook Pro, an all-skill-level drawing program available for both iOS and Windows. This class is geared toward adults who have a general basic understanding of how their tablet system runs.

    Bring a work-in-progress or start something new. Join us and enjoy good conversation and the inspiration that working with friends often brings! Facilitated by AOM Artist Coalition member Jeanette Foreman. Class meets on Thursdays from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm. No cost to join us but registration is required at artsonmainvb.com.

    Draw directly from the model in all media. Bring your own drawing materials. We provide the model in the round, the lighting, easels and seating. You’ll have a series of short, warm up poses for gesture drawing followed by longer poses to give you opportunities to build more finished drawings. Facilitated by AOM Artist Coalition member Jan Graham-McMillen.

    Discover art in an interactive studio where activities are less instructional and more focused on open-ended creative play. Creative U Studio is uniquely equipped providing the perfect environment for nurturing, non-competitive art exploration for ages 2-12. Explore various art tools including interactive light boards and digital art making tools and unique light and touch interactives that are fun for all ages! Use the whiteboard tables and painting supplies available. Free and open 11-6 pm Monday, and We

    The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification prepares you to work on quality improvement projects in any industry.  Topics include: •             Using the DMAIC project management process to solve quality problems and decrease waste •             Master