2015 Chuckwagon Races

2015 Chuckwagon Races

National Championship Chuckwagon Races August 29th – September 6th, 2015 Adults: $30/day Saturday-Saturday; $20/day Sunday Children: Half Price Admission Each year, an estimated 20,000 people are on hand to watch the excitement of chuckwagon racing, bronc fanning, and the Snowy River Race. The Races are held Friday through Sunday every Labor Day weekend at the ...

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Family Movie Nights

Family Movie Nights

Free Movie/Fire Safety Night - Every Friday in August Sponsored by the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department Join us at Archey Fork Park (behind Subway) at dark. Everyone is welcome and concession stand will be open. Enjoy a movie with the kids and learn valuable fire safety tips that might save a life. ...

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Aerial Video

Aerial Video

Ever wonder what a bird's eye view of Greers Ferry Lake and shoreline would look like? Watch this stunning aerial footage courtesy of Cabins on the Cove Ozarks in Choctaw. Trouble viewing this video? Click here to watch it on YouTube Planning your next visit to the Lake? Check out these helpful ...

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Phase II River Restoration Complete

Phase II River Restoration Complete

Thursday, June 11, 2015: Clinton mayor Richard McCormac joined representatives from The Nature Conservancy, SWN, and other groups instrumental in completing the second phase of restoration of the Archey Fork of the Little Red River. The dedication ceremony included a tour of the improved shoreline and the newly opened trail ...

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2015 Greers Ferry Lake Area Guide

2015 Greers Ferry Lake Area Guide

2015 Greers Ferry Lake area guide The Greers Ferry Lake/Little Red River Tourism Association publishes an annual guide covering the 4-county area surrounding the Lake. The newest edition features nearly 80 pages of stunning photography showcasing the region’s natural attractions and local businesses & events, with special additions like an ...

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Little Red River

Little Red River

This stretch of Little Red River – South Fork in Van Buren County is 26.5 miles long and has been rated as a class II(III) section by American Whitewater. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way in this general area you’ll find lots of paddling places. The Little ...

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Greers Ferry Lake

Greers Ferry Lake

Greers Ferry Lake is located 65 miles north of Little Rock between Clinton and Heber Springs in the north central section of the state. It is accessible via U.S. Highway 65 and State Highway 5. Heber Springs, Clinton and other small communities around the lake offer lodging. Resorts, bed and breakfast, ...

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Chamber Business & Development Meeting / Previous page

January 26, 2015 – This year’s first meeting of the “Taking Time Out to Further Your Success” series by the Clinton Chamber focused on news about growth in our area.

New Chamber president Darrell Moore introduced the board of directors, including:
Vice-President Matt Stewart
Secretary-Treasurer Carrie Hinds
Executive Director Trish Childers
Nathan Morgan, Lori Blagg, Lacey Standridge
, and newest board member Todd Treece.
Special thanks went out to Trish Childers & past president Jason Hayes for all their hard work.

Nathan Morgan reported on the Adrianne Wilbers Small Business Grant, which now has $6,000 in non-collateral funding for local small businesses.

Member spotlight included new Chamber members Tammy Gunn, L’Attitude Bistro; Michelle Cross, The Bookworm; Jennifer Beeson, Timeless Chiropractic; Tammy Aday, A Flower Patch; Logan Treadway, Treadway Chiropractic; Nikki Murdock, Air Evac Lifestream; Tammie Williams, Main Street Florist; Cora Gray, The Styled Child & Gray C. Photography; Christy Bagley, Sunsations Spa; and Robert Smith, June’s Cafe.

Board member Lori Blagg & web developer Jessica Crabtree presented info about using the Clinton Business & Community Hub as a centralized local events calendar.

New mayor Richard McCormac talked about his goals for improving Clinton’s growth through infrastructure, organization, and cooperation. He also talked about working with the municipal league for the benefit of the entire area.

Fairfield Bay mayor Paul Wellenberger talked about the biggest changes and improvements in his city in 2014, including the Conference Center re-opening, seasonal events, and relocating the municipal offices. New plans for infrastructure expansion & downtown improvement are planned for 2015 as well as long-term goals based on community input.

Judge Roger Hooper presented statistics about job & population growth, road & bridge projects accomplished, and the effects of the hospital, gas industry, tourism and other factors on Clinton’s economy.

Fire Chief DL Webb discussed the latest news about the arrival of Corporal CG Bolden on February 21. Webb is mobilizing a campaign to honor the Corporal’s service and his family’s sacrifice. The funeral service will begin at 11am at the Clinton High School Auditorium, with plans for a large cavalcade of supporters, government representatives, and a full military escort from Hwy 65 to downtown where the Corporal’s remains will be interred. Updates are being posted as available through the Chamber, the Clinton Hub, and Facebook.

The Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet is scheduled for March 3 and tickets are available through the office.

Thanks to Tammy Gunn for providing the evening’s refreshments, and to everyone who took the time to come for our meeting. This series is a valuable opportunity for networking among all the hard-working people who are striving to make Clinton and the surrounding area a better place for all of us.

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