A state like Arkansas brings a diversity of activities from border of the Natural State to the next, and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission strives to educate and expose Arkansans to all that is available through its nature centers nestled throughout the state. Each of the nine centers focuses the area and the activities and wildlife available. As the Arkansas Game and Fish says, it’s part classroom, part museum and part playground.
The mission of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission revolves around getting people outdoors to enjoy what the Natural State has to offer in a responsible way. Now, the commission is working to bring that to kids through school programming.
Just southeast of Conway lays more than 4,000 acres of public land set aside for the enjoyment of area residents. The Camp Robinson Special Use Area borders the eastern shore of Lake Conway and includes dedicated spaces for sport shooting, archery, dog training, watchable wildlife, hunting, and more.
The City of Conway was selected recently as the host site for spring high school state championship games by the Arkansas Activities Association board of directors. The Weekend of Champions will take place at the University of Central Arkansas in 2023-2025. The state championship event includes finals for baseball, softball, and boys and girls soccer.
Leo Cummings III has been promoted to senior vice president of development for the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce. Leo Cummings III has been promoted to senior vice president of development for the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce. With the promotion, Cummings becomes part of the chamber’s leadership team. He will also oversee two staff members, both directors of development.
Leo Cummings III has been appointed to the Institute of Organization Management’s national board of trustees. As a member of the trustees, Cummings will help set the strategic direction of Institute, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and will take an active role in advancing Institute’s standard operating and curriculum policies.