Tag: Angels in the Attic

Thanks to Red Kettle, many giving opportunities abound in holiday season

Arkansas City residents have many options for charitable giving year-round. However, there are even more to choose from around Christmas time. One notable addition in December is the Salvation Army Red Kettle program. This year, bell ringers can be found in the usual places, such as Walmart and Dillons, as […]

Creekstone Farms Premium Beef receives STAR Award for November

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce presented Creekstone Farms Premium Beef with the November STAR Award on Nov. 29. Creekstone was honored for its ongoing delivery of excellent products with an international presence, as well as its willingness to collaborate with the city’s businesses, civic groups, and nonprofits and […]

Bank open houses, party at farm highlight Christmas events next week

Two local bank open houses and another appearance by Santa Claus highlight a variety of Christmas-themed events next week. Many of these events were announced recently by various local businesses and nonprofit organizations. The week’s fun will kick off with two appearances from 1:30 to 3 p.m. by Santa at […]

Angels in the Attic giving back to community through holiday initiatives

Angels in the Attic, a homegrown 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, has created several options for those looking to help the less fortunate this holiday season. “There are children right here in Arkansas City who won’t have much of a holiday without some help,” said Christine Tanner, Angels in the Attic board […]

Power of the Purse awards $22,000 in grants to seven nonprofit groups

Power of the Purse — a women’s giving circle established with Legacy Regional Community Foundation — awarded $22,000 to area nonprofit organizations during a Nov. 27 reception at the foundation office in Winfield. Power of the Purse (POP) awarded seven grants this fall. With those grants, its cumulative giving over […]

Christmas in the City to kick off with Merry Monday, tree lighting

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas in the City event will kick off with Merry Monday on Nov. 20 in downtown Arkansas City. Live music will begin and food vendors will open at 4 p.m. The festivities will continue until 7:30 p.m. Food vendors include Ark City […]

Arkalalah Big Parade lineup announced

The 2017 Arkalalah Big Parade lineup is: Color Guard — American Legion Sons of the American Legion American Legion Riders Arkansas City Police Department Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department Grand Marshal — Tony Tapia Arkansas City High School Marching Band Arkansas City High School Cheerleaders Queen Alalah LXXXVI Visiting Queens Little […]

Chamber invites local businesses to participate in Christmas in the City

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce seeks interested businesses to join its annual downtown holiday shopping promotional event. All businesses joining in Christmas in the City will receive a free ticket to the Nov. 15 Noon Networking Luncheon, “Boosting Your Business with Social Media.” Christmas in the City is […]

Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce gives STAR Award to Walmart

Members of the Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Board overwhelmingly chose Ark City’s Walmart Supercenter as the July recipient of the chamber’s STAR Award. The STAR (Small Trade Achievement Recognition) Award is given monthly to one of more than 300 chamber member businesses in the area. It is […]

Angels in the Attic, Walmart team up July 29 to “Stuff the Bus” with supplies

Angels in the Attic and Walmart in Arkansas City are teaming up to provide local underprivileged children with school supplies. “Stuff the Bus” is a school supply drive. While the bus is parked at Walmart, they will accept any donations made, regardless of where the items were purchased. School supply […]