Category Archives: events

Upcoming May & June AROVCC Events

We are excited about the upcoming third party events groups are having in our honor. Please make plans to join us! It is an honor to be a beneficiary of these family friendly and fun events.    May 8, 2015; 8:00 am   |   #Shootdowncancer Bow Tournament 12 Ring Archery, Conway, AR   |  $20,000 In Prizes From the Outdoor Industries Largest Companies Celebrity Shooters from the Outdoor & Sportsman channels: Tombo Martin – Buck Commander...

Artists for Ovaries 2013

5TH ANNUAL ARTISTS FOR OVARIES – FRI., SEPT. 20TH | WOMEN’S CITY CLUB, LITTLE ROCK, AR | 6:30-9:30 pm Artists for Ovaries Tickets Single Ticket $35.00: Couple Ticket $60.00     Online Tickets will close September 18th. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door for $45.00 each. Junior League of Little Rock, 401 Scott Street, Little Rock, AR Artists for Ovaries is a silent art and themed basket auction. For tickets, click on the...

River Valley Lunch n Learn Opportunity – Chronic Pelvic Pain

Have you seen the invitation from Sparks for a “Lunch & Learn”  presentation for Tuesday, April 23, noon – 1:00 p.m. on the subject of “chronic pelvic pain”?  It is presented by Erica Horn, M.D., with Sparks Obstetrics & Gynecology, & will be @ Shuffield Education Ctr. @ the hospital.  Free valet parking & lunch provided;  registration required.  To register call 479-877-709-DOCS (3627)  or 479-709-DOCS(3627). Ladies, if chronic pelvic pain is causing you discomfort, a benign...

Artists for Ovaries 2013

What is Artists for Ovaries? Artists for Ovaries (AFO) is AROVCC’s official annual fundraiser. This event features original works of arts from Arkansas artists up for bidding in a silent auction setting. In 2012, we had over 80 works of art submitted, raising $20,000 dollars to support our educational efforts. Since we are a volunteer only organization, all of the funding gained from this event goes straight in to our mission. Our committee is gearing up for...

Thank you for giving back

As we move out of November and into the hustle and bustle of December, we would like to express our sincere thanks to those whose friendships we cherish.  Because of you, 2012 has been an incredible year for the Arkansas Ovarian Cancer Coalition.  Because of you, we have the ability to continue fighting, educating and prevailing against ovarian cancer.  Because of you, women facing ovarian cancer have hope.  THANK YOU for everything you do and...

New AROVCC Leadership

 A little about Carrie Bumgardner.  Carrie is an attorney at Hyden, Miron & Foster, PLLC – a law firm with offices in Little Rock, Conway and Hot Springs Village specializing in business, tax, and estate planning. She enjoys reading and traveling, but really LOVES spending time with her family…. eight neices and nephews fill her with a lot of love and joy. She lives in Benton, with her “pet child.” Her favorite food is Mexican, she “could eat...

4th Annual T.E.A.L. Tea Party

hosted by the River Valley Chapter of the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Take. Early. Action & Live. Raising  awareness & promoting  education  about  ovarian  cancer   April 30, 2010     11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch  will  be  served   First United Methodist Church, Family Life Center   200 North 15th Street,  Fort Smith, Arkansas | 479-782-5068   Keynote Speaker:   Dr. Timothy O’Brien, M.D., Stage 1 Diagnostics, Little Rock   Keri Tullos, Ovarian Cancer Survivor,...

Are you an Artist?

Then we need you! AROVCC is currently seeking professional, amateur…, or if painting is just your hobby artists, that are willing to donate a piece of artwork for our organizations only yearly fundraiser: Artist For Ovaries. This event will be held in a beautiful space above Bill Street Pub (614 President Clinton Avenue), Friday, September 24 starting at 5:30. Tickets are $20, each submitting artist will receive free tickets. Alcohol will be provided by Glazers Distributors. Any and all...

Healthfair: Linking the Community to Healthfair Services

The AROVCC will be attending “Linking the Community to Health Services” healthfair this Saturday. We would love to see you there, or for you to send friends and family to stop by and get information on ovarian cancer. The collaboration of the faith community with several health organizations raise awareness in the African-American community.  First Baptist Church will collaborate with Arkansas Cancer Coalition, BreastCare, American Cancer Society and American Heart Association for this years’ event.  ...

Preparing for 2010

The AROVCC Board members and committee members have been very busy preparing for a wonderful new year. A few things that have been lined up include: – Printing of our own ovarian educational brochure – Distribution of the brochure to all Arkansas Area Health Education Centers and Arkansas Department of Health OB/Gyn offices. (AHEC’s are the primary educational outreach effort of UAMS and the principal means of decentralizing medical and other health professions education throughout the state) – Preparation and...