With over 20,000 individuals receiving services in 2015, Arkansas families rely on Easterseals Arkansas more than ever before. Participation in our yearly special events ensures children and adults with disabilities receive the life changing services they need and provides support for their families.
Arkansan of the Year
Thursday, April 6, 2017
For over 29 years, the Arkansan of the Year gala has recognized a distinguished leader who has given their time, talent and resources to improve the quality of life for Arkansans. Former honorees include business leaders, governors and philanthropists. Arkansan of the Year includes a live auction, libations and a gourmet dinner.
Rollin' on the River
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Rollin’ on the River is a 5K USATF race and a 2K family fun walk that takes place at the Clinton Presidential Center. Over 2,000 participants form teams and raise funds to support Easter Seals Arkansas. Rollin’ on the River also includes refreshments, lunch and fun children's activities.
Drives for Disabilities
Monday, September 18, 2017
Drives for Disabilities, presented by Welsco Inc., is a golf tournament held each fall at Pleasant Valley Country Club. Several prizes are awarded to players and teams. The golf event includes lunch and libations.
Art & Soul
2017 date to be determined
Art & Soul is an art auction showcasing original art created by Easterseals children and adults in addition to art from local and regional artists. Beautifully framed paintings, jewelry, pottery and sculptures are sold in the live and silent auctions. Gourmet food and libations are served throughout the evening.
The Fashion Event
2018 date to be determined
Professional models and Easterseals children and adults strut the runway to showcase spring fashion from local boutiques. The Fashion Event includes a live and silent auction with gourmet food, libations and a rock band.