Faces & Places

3rd Annual Sunday Funday with Opportunities, Inc.

Opportunities Inc. held its third annual Sunday Funday on Sunday, April 7, 2024, at Crossties in downtown Texarkana. This event included live music, barbeque from Naamans, and a baggo competition. With all proceeds dedicated to supporting children and adults with disabilities in our community, attendees enjoyed a day of fun-filled activities while making a meaningful impact on the lives of those in need.

Solarbration TXK 2024

Solarbration TXK 2024 illuminated the Texas-Arkansas border during the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, drawing Texarkana locals and visitors from around the globe to commemorate this extraordinary phenomenon. Attendees enjoyed the festivities, which featured performances by The Emerald City Band, an assortment of food trucks, and local shopping.

Pitch It Texarkana 2024

The 3rd Annual Pitch It Texarkana Entrepreneurial Competition was held on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, at Crossties in Downtown Texarkana. The winning entrepreneurs were awarded $7,500 for first place, $5,000 for second place, and $2,500 for third place. The 3rd Annual Pitch It Texarkana winners were first place Jillian Woodruff, second place Andrea Smith, and third place went to Darlene Taylor. … Our community’s success and ability to develop entrepreneurial synergy depend on working together and doing strategically.

Inaugural TRAHC Honors Gala 2024

The Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council's inaugural gala, TRAHC Honors, took place on Saturday, March 23. The inaugural honorees were mixed-media artist Cindy Holmes, fashion designer Be Norman, and furniture makers, designers, and photographers Steve, Ben, and Patrick Mayo. The Regional Arts Center was transformed with Grammy-nominated music, award-winning artists, and creative fun.

Grace House Gala 2024

The Second Annual Grace House Gala was held at the Canvas Special Events Center on Friday, March 15, 2024. This year's theme was a Masquerade Gala. It was a beautiful evening with dinner, dancing, live music, and a silent auction benefiting the rescue of women and children in the Ark-La-Tex.

Grace House is a transitional living home for mothers and children in crisis. Grace House creates an atmosphere of hope, love, and support by cultivating a safe home. You can follow their journey @gracehousetexarkana.

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