Logan County Golf Tournament Raises $13K For Scholarships

Booneville, Ark. (July 21, 2022) — Thanks to the generous support of golfers, sponsors, and volunteers, Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund raised more than $13,000 for single parent scholarships in Logan County. The 10th annual Logan County Golf Tournament was held July 9 at Little Creek Golf Course in Ratcliff. More than 70 golfers played in teams of two in a shotgun scramble. The winners were: First Flight 1st place: Lam Petersen and Jimmy Jack Butler 2nd place: BJ Ross and Bra... Read More
Posted by Jen Para at 7/21/22

Booneville library, ASPSF support single mom’s career, educational journey

Booneville, Ark. (July 15, 2022) — Two milestones are only a few months away for Booneville Public Library Branch Manager Brittany Downs. In December, the first-generation college student and single mother will graduate with her bachelor’s degree in logistics from Arkansas Tech University. Then in January, she’ll celebrate her 10-year work anniversary with the library. It hasn’t been easy for Brittany to balance work, school, and parenting, but she found support from... Read More
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Super 1 Foods/Brookshire’s Donates $2,500 to Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund

Photo caption: Les Ferguson, Super 1 Foods Texarkana Store Manager, presents a donation check to Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund Program Manager Sandra Warren (right) and ASPSF Fund Development Manager Wendy Stotts. June 23, 2022 (Texarkana, Ark.) — Brookshire Grocery Company, operating as Super 1 Foods and Brookshire’s stores in Southwest Arkansas, donated $2,500 to Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund (ASPSF). Super 1 Foods Store Manager Les Ferguson presented the c... Read More
Posted by Jen Para at 6/23/22

Country Star Trey Taylor to Perform Concert for Single Parents

Fort Smith, Ark. (June 10, 2022) — Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund is delighted to announce that rising country and western star Trey Taylor (www.treytaylormusic.com/) will return to Fort Smith! Trey sang at a benefit for single parents last spring and was so touched by the work ASPSF does that he’s coming back to do it again! Mark your calendars for what’s sure to be another stellar concert at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24 at The Where-House, 8 N. 12th St... Read More
Posted by Jen Para at 6/10/22

ASPSF recognizes 24 single parents who received Spring 2022 endowed scholarships

Little Rock, Ark. (May 24, 2022) — Thanks to donors’ generosity, 24 single parents across Arkansas received endowed scholarships for the Spring 2022 semester. The flexible scholarship of up to $1,200 helps single parents pay for the biggest financial obstacles to obtaining a degree that can lead to a career with family-supporting wages. “I would like to give my heartfelt gratitude to the Nesson family,” said ASPSF recipient NaTalla Carter, who received the Ralph Nesso... Read More
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Mother-Daughter Fun Photo Contest Winners Announced

May 9, 2022 (Little Rock, Ark.) — Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund announces the winners of the 2022 Mother-Daughter Fun Photo Contest. The contest was free to enter for anyone.  Votes were $1 each with a $5 minimum, and over $2,500 was raised to fund scholarships for single parents who are pursuing a better life through the pursuit of postsecondary education or skilled trade certification. Julie Hart of Fort Smith is the first prize winner with her photo “Cora a... Read More
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Sewingmachinesplus Helps Arkansas Single Parents Build Life Skills

ASPSF scholarship recipient Tameshia Cornelious of Woodruff County sews her first pillow as her daughter looks on. Newport, AR, (May 2, 2022) — In Spring 2022 Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund Program Manager Alodia Hankins reached out to SewingMachinesPlus with a unique request to help Single Parent Recipients learn to sew, and they answered by providing sewing machines, rotary cutters, sewing needles, scissors, and an assortment of accessories to help... Read More
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Heart of the Ozarks United Way supports Fulton County Single Parent Scholarships

ASPSF graduated recipient Sarah Smith (left) and United Way Executive Director Stacy Tintocalis. Salem, Ark. (April 11, 2022) — Providing community and educational support for Fulton County, the Heart of the Ozarks United Way presented the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund with a donation to help fund fall scholarships for single-parent applicants residing in Fulton County. Supporting organizations that help build communities in Fulton County is one of the many commit... Read More
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Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Crittenden County Hosts Award Ceremony

Crittenden County spring 2022 ASPSF recipients. West Memphis, Ark. (April 6, 2022) — The Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Crittenden County held in-person workshops and awarded spring scholarships to its recipients. It was a wonderful opportunity for all to get together, share information, learn details regarding ASPSF, and enjoy seeing one another. Our workshop presenters were Mr. Cham Percer, Ms. Tabatha Vail, and Mr. Scott Trotter. Funding for the scholarships wer... Read More

Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Lee, Monroe, Phillips County Holds Award Ceremony

Lee, Monroe, and Phillip counties’ spring 2022 ASPSF recipients. Helena, Ark. (April 6, 2022) — The Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Lee, Monroe, and Phillips Counties held in-person workshops and awarded spring scholarships to 29 recipients. It was a wonderful opportunity for all to get together, share information, learn details regarding ASPSF, and enjoy seeing one another Our presenters were Mr. Bennie Fonzie (Car Maintenance), Mrs. Ella James (interview Ski... Read More
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