Author archives: Tracy Courage

Good Will: There's No Place Like Home

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Now in its sixth year, Evolve has become the Centers for Youth & Families Foundation’s signature fundraising event. Organizers hope to top last year’s milestone and raise more than $175,000. Photography by Cindy Momchilov   this month, the Wally Hall Ballroom in the Statehouse Convention Center will be transformed into a scene straight out of [...]

Health: Combating Hunger During the Holidays

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With today’s super-sized mentality, it’s hard to think of food as scarce. But for many Arkansas families, food is, indeed, in short supply. Photographs courtesy of the organizations   ranks No. 2 among states for its percentage of “food insecure” residents — a whopping 19.9 percent of our neighbors struggle to obtain adequate food on a regular bas[...]

Health: The New Pharmacy - Your Kitchen

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When colds strike, it’s tempting to stock up on cold meds at the neighborhood pharmacy or run straight to the doctor. However, before making an appointment, take inventory of your pantry and spice rack.   foods and spices have natural healing properties — you may have the ingredients for a home remedy that will alleviate symptoms without leaving yo[...]

Health: An Experience Like No Other

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Runway for a Cause (RFC) returns this month with an expected sell-out luncheon and fashion show to benefit Susan G. Komen Arkansas. By Tracy Courage :: Photography by Cindy Momchilov   -eight models will take to the runway, wearing fabulous fashions from more than a dozen central Arkansas retailers, all to raise money for breast cancer research and[...]

Health: Made in the Shade

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When it comes to UV rays, less is best.   of sun exposure and repeated sunburns eventually take their toll on skin in the form of wrinkles, brown spots, precancerous legions and worse — skin cancer. Each year, more than 5 million people are treated for skin cancer, and 1 in 5 Americans is likely to develop skin cancer during his lifetime. Over the [...]

Health: Arthritis

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symptoms of arthritis are familiar to many folks: inflammation, stiffness in the joints, loss of movement, fatigue and pain. Arthritis affects more than 50 million people nationally and is now the leading cause of disabilities. In Arkansas alone, more than 653,000 people suffer from some form of arthritis, including 2,700 children, according to the Arthriti[...]

Feature: Going Greek

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This month, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) will host the university’s largest annual gathering of alumni at its Taste of Little Rock to raise money for student scholarships. Photography by Sara Blancett Reeves   2015 Taste of Little Rock event, an annual affair featuring tastings from more than three dozen central Arkansas restau[...]