June 28, 2018
-Greg Summers, retired Little Rock Fire Chief; Joe Gray, retired Little Rock Chief Fire Marshal; and Telly Noel, Sr. of Vibe Events invites you to the 9th Annual Firefighters All-White Affair, presented by F.I.R.E.S. Inc. & Vibe Events, Saturday, July 7th from 8pm-2am at the Downtown Marriott Hotel on the River Top, #3 Statehouse Plaza. The event will feature musical artists Grammy-nominated singer Jon B with Dr. Feelgood and DJ Nick Hud. This indoor/outdoor experience will take place in the Ballroom and on the River Top. For tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com.
-Fire Marshal Chief John Pflasterer, North Little Rock Fire Department had some helpful Fireworks Safety Tips to share in honor of National Fireworks Safety Month. Always remember safety first. Make sure fireworks are legal in your area before buying or using them. Fireworks are a staple at festivities for many Americans during the summer months. Unfortunately, many people do not realize just how dangerous fireworks and sparklers can be, which is a primary reason that injuries occur. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has safety tips available to help consumers promote safe and responsible use of fireworks. Obey all local laws regarding the use of fireworks. Know your fireworks; read the cautionary labels and performance descriptions before igniting. If you are under the influence of alcohol, do not shoot off any fireworks. Wear safety goggles. Never carry fireworks in your pocket or shoot them into metal or glass containers. A responsible adult should supervise all firework activities. Never give fireworks to children. Soak all firework debris in water before throwing away. Keep spectators a safe distance away. Never try to re-light a firework that did not properly ignite. For safety tips and information, visit the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission at www.cpsc.gov.
-Michael Madison, Promoter | The Hot Summer Jam Block Party Concert will be Saturday, June 30th at the First Security Amphitheater in Downtown Little Rock. Gates open at 3:30pm. Show starts at 4:30pm. Featured artists will be Keyshia Cole, Joe, Dru Hill, 112 (“Q & Daron P”), H-Town and local acts The Rodney Block Collective, and Dee Dee Jones. For tickets, visit the ticket outlets at: Ugly Mike’s, Uncle T’s Foodmart in Little Rock; Lindsey’s BBQ in North Little Rock; GiGi’s Soul Cafe & Lounge in Maumelle; The Record Rack in Pine Bluff; and CeCe’s Chicken & Waffles in Conway or online at www.xorbia.com. For more information, call 1-877-350-7404.