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Weyerhaeuser Grant

The Howard County Children’s Center has been awarded a $6,000 grant from the Weyerhaeuser Giving fund  to create a community cardboard recycling program.

KAB/Coca Cola Recycle Bins

The Howard County Children’s Center will get a boost to our recycling efforts this summer thanks to a significant grant made possible by the Coca-Cola Foundation.  HCCC received 10 recycling bins designated specifically for placement at Nashville City Park.  Recipients were chosen by Keep America Beautiful based on a number of criteria including level of …

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HCCC Holds T-Shirt Fundraiser for Relay For Life

Clients with the Howard County Children’s Center recently helped to sell t-shirts as a fundraiser for the local Relay for Life and donated $949 to the cause.

HCCC Receives Recycling Grant From Weyerhaeuser

The Howard County Children’s Center accepted a $2000 grant from Weyerhaeuser on Friday, October 29th  to expand the center’s recycling program into the Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas.  According to Assistant Director Rose Ray, bins have been purchased and will be placed at the Nashville and De Queen college campuses.  They will …

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HCCC Celebrates 40 Years of Service

The Howard County Children’s Center celebrated 40 years of service on Wednesday, October 12th with a Chamber of Commerce Coffee and tours of the Liz Bell Learning Center – 1577 Hwy 371 West – Nashville AR.  The Center has 105 developmentally disabled adult clients, twenty-five developmentally delayed children, and fifty-five day care children ranging in age from 2 …

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Howard County Children’s Center Night @ Diamond Park Speedway

Several clients of the Howard County Children’s Center enjoyed a night out at Diamond Park Speedway, located in-between Nashville and Murfreesboro, on June 25, 2011.

HCCC Recycling Program Extends Into Little River County

Tuesday, June 7 –  A new recycling center located at the Millwood State Park and Yarborough Landing, operated by the Howard County Children’s Center, opened on June 7.  According to HCCC Assistant Director Rose Ray the expansion now extends the recycling center to Little River County with the help of a grant from the Arkansas …

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Recycling center opens in Southwestern Arkansas

A $22,000 grant from ADEQ’s Solid Waste & Recycling Grants Program, administered by Upper SW RSWMD (Regional Solid Waste Material District) from Nashville, AR was approved to fund a recycling drop-off collection center to be located at Millwood State Park. The collection center will benefit a SW Arkansas 3 county region (Little River, Howard & Hempstead) and will be open to the public. The collection center is prepared to handle 4 recyclable items in separate bins: Paper (newspaper/magazines/office paper), Cardboard, Plastic bottles and Aluminum cans.