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Stone Ward hires Jeffrey Nodelman as Director of Creative Services, Executive Creative Director

by Liz Hamilton

We’re proud to welcome Jeffrey Nodelman to our team as director of creative services and executive creative director, a newly created position reporting to CEO and Founder Larry Stone.

Stone Ward wins another accolade for its collaborative agency culture

by Liz Hamilton

Stone Ward is proud to announce another award for its agency culture: a place on PRWeek’s prestigious “Best Places to Work” List. On the heels of being named (for the second year in a row) to PR News’ list of “Top Places to Work” earlier this year, the agency certainly has the team and workplace benefits that make up a collaborative and creative culture.

A Decade of Support for Sport Clips Haircuts’ Help A Hero

by Dana Dussing Berry

Sport Clips Haircuts, the largest haircare provider dedicated to men and boys, is the heart behind the largest veterans' scholarship program in the world, Help A Hero. The VFW and Sport Clips established the Help A Hero scholarship program in 2013, but have worked together for more than a decade to support America’s service members and their families.

Goodwill Arkansas Launches "The Great Give" Campaign

by Mary Read Askew

Goodwill Arkansas is committed to changing lives through education, training and employment. Funds generated through the sale of reusable donated goods at Goodwill stores throughout the state can help create jobs and fund critical training programs. In the last fiscal year, Goodwill Arkansas served 14,533 individuals and helped 6,173 Arkansans attain jobs with businesses statewide.

Sissy’s Log Cabin Dazzles in New Brand Spot

by Mary Read Askew

Since 1970, Sissy’s Log Cabin has been an iconic, family-owned and operated jewelry store. Over the years, the business has evolved into Arkansas’s largest independently owned jewelry store, and now includes locations in Little Rock, Memphis and Jonesboro, in addition to the original Pine Bluff store.

Baptist Health Foundation Encourages You to Give Happy

by Sarah Scott and Bill Brookshire

For more than 50 years, Baptist Health Foundation has supported a wide variety of needs, programs and projects within the Baptist Health System, such as The Baby Project, Give Fresh: The Power of Food, nursing scholarships and much more. The agency partnered with the Foundation to develop a new brand that encompassed all the amazing initiatives that contribute to a happier, healthier Arkansas – Give Happy.

How to Innovate with Analytics to Create and Capture Value

by Steve Kerr

“Never before in history has innovation offered promise of so much to so many in so short a time.” -Bill Gates

It's not you, it's us. Love, Little Rock

by Liz Hamilton

While the Amazon HQ2 RFP generated 238 proposals, there was one “thanks, but no thanks,” response from Little Rock that gained national attention. Through an “it’s not you, it’s us” break up letter that ran in the Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos), Little Rock politely declined to respond to the request.