2017 Red Ribbon Run
The 28th Annual Red Ribbon Walk/Run, sponsored by the ADC, was held October 28, 2017 at JRMC Wellness Center in Pine Bluff. We had a total of 183 submissions for the walk/run. The event began with a continental breakfast and music from the Cummins Prison Band. Awards were given to the top three male and female finishers in 12 age divisions. Proceeds from the 5K Run allows a minimum of 5 scholarships to be awarded to graduating high school seniors of ADC/CCS employee children and children in Jefferson County.
East Arkansas Regional Unit Staff Recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, and in remembrance of those effected by the disease, staff at the EARU went Pink! Staff wore pink and held up signs suppporting a cure for breast cancer. Special recognition went to Records Supervisor, Pam Dover, who is a survivor of the disease.
1st Annual ACC Phenomenal Woman Conference
Staff members from around the agency attended the 1st Annual Phenomenal Woman Conference hosted by Arkansas Community Correction on September 15, 2017. The focus of the conference was to empower, motivate an encourage women. Former Miss Arkansas 2011, Kristen Glover Belew, (who is the grand daughter of Board of Correction member Bobby Glover), spoke to the women about her journey to become Miss Arkansas, the importance of having a positive attitude an helping others. Pictured with Miss Arkansas (left) is Tameca Giles and (right) Angela R. West.
ORCU Inmate Council donate to Boys and Girls Club
The Inmate Council at the Ouachita River Unit donated a check for $500 to the Boys and Girls Club. Pictured from left to right are Deputy Warden Jackson, Boys and Girls Club Representative, Deputy Warden Outlaw, and Crystal Littleton.
Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigations Seminar
Several staff around the agency attended the Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigations Seminar at Camp Robinson in North Little Rock on August 30, 2017.