Civic Arkansas: Insights from Van Buren County

Just a day after our first Civic Arkansas listening session in Clinton, I’m feeling rejuvenated. Being among the people of Van Buren County reminded me that whenever the current political climate gets frustrating, visiting small-town communities recharges my spirit.

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Civic Arkansas: Insights from Van Buren County

Injured Bald Eagle Rescued, Released at Institute

Last month, we had the unique privilege of watching a male bald eagle be released back into the wild. It was set free near the creek running alongside our main building, near the same location where this raptor’s ordeal began in February.

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Injured Bald Eagle Rescued, Released at Institute

Happy Birthday, Gov. Rockefeller!

It is always important for those of us at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute to pause and celebrate the birthday of the man whose home and legacy we have been entrusted with.

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Happy Birthday, Gov. Rockefeller!

Civic Arkansas Listening Sessions Begin May 9

The goal of each session is to engage as many people as possible from as many backgrounds as possible (e.g., social, economic, racial, and political). Each 90-minute listening session will be hosted by a local community partner and facilitated by Institute staff.

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Civic Arkansas Listening Sessions Begin May 9

New Sculpture Unveiled During Celebration of Life

Burton’s family members, friends, and colleagues attended the celebration, which included several speakers, an aircraft flyover, U.S. Navy funeral honors, a poem reading by his grandchildren, and the dedication of a new sculpture commissioned by his family.

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New Sculpture Unveiled During Celebration of Life