Patients of diabetes, cancer, and cardiopulmonary conditions can improve their quality of life. In this edition of Making a Difference, KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells about Wellness Works, a 12 week program that combines exercise and education to help patients take control of their lives.
Every year, the Arkansas Rice Depot delivers over nine million pounds of food to pantries, schools, and soup kitchens across Arkansas, all at no charge. In this Making a Difference feature, KASU's Johnathan Reaves explains the organization delivers much more than just rice to the hungry in Arkansas.
Arkansas State University presents Tori Murden McClure at the Honors Lecture of the Year. McClure is president of Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky. She is author of "A Pearl in the Storm: How I Found My Heart in the Middle of the Ocean". McClure is best known as the first woman and first American to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
Arkansas State University continues discussions with Mexican officials about placing a branch campus of ASU in Mexico. KASU's Johnathan Reaves interviews Edmundo Ortiz, who is leading the project to bring ASU to Mexico.
The Arkansas Community Foundation works to make local communities stronger by funding worthy projects and organizations on state and local levels. KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells more in this Making a Difference feature.
At any given time, thousands of Arkansas children are in Arkansas' foster care system. In this edition of Making a Difference, KASU's Johnathan Reaves examines The Call, which stands for Children of Arkansas Loved for a Lifetime. Learn how this group is working with the state to put those children in more permanent homes.
A major economic development announcement yesterday, as Governor Mike Beebe annnounced a $1.1 billion steel mill is coming to Osceola, pending approval of Amendment 82 by the state legislature. KASU's Johnathan Reaves has more in this report.
A telethon takes place this Sunday to help those who are suffering from cerebral palsy. On this edition of Making a Difference, KASU's Johnathan Reaves examines the Northeast Arkansas Council of United Cerebral Palsy.