Spirit Night at the Prince Street Chick-fil-A

The Conway chapter of Alzheimer's Arkansas will be hosting a Spirit Night at the Prince Street Chick-fil-A on Tuesday, September 1st from 5:00-8:00 p.m. If you don't have dinner plans, come join us and support a great cause at the same time!

For more information, please visit http://alzarkconway.weebly.com/events.html

If you'd like to get involved in the upcoming events please don't hesitate to contact Rebekah Lindsey @ rlindsey@uca.edu.

Alzheimer's Fundraiser

Dietetic Interns @ Faulkner County Library

The UCA Dietetic Interns hosted a "Hunger and Healthy Eating Education Fair" on August 27, 2015 from 5-7 pm at the Faulkner County Library. The event was FREE and open to all. Interns had interactive stations and provided evidence-based nutrition education. Topics included:
1. My Plate—How do You Rate?: Linzie Horney
2. Healthy Schools and Academic Success: Donna Tosh
3. Gardening to Eat Healthy from the Ground Up: Shelby Pierceall
4. Hunger in Our Community: Vincent Suha
5. Family Meals—Anytime, Anyplace: Kayleigh Hunter
6. Family Champions for Change: Deidra Strom
7. Healthy Breakfast—On the Go: Taylor Garrett
8. Healthy Snacking: Haley Barnes
9. Healthy Lunch Comparisons: Do you pack your lunch or eat at school?: Kim Simcox
10. Myth Busters: Chelsey Berry
11. Smart Choices for a Healthy Planet: Whitney Henry
12. Food Insecurity and Anti-Hunger Solutions: Anna Acre

As Dr. Roofe, Internship Director said, "I'm proud of all that my interns do each day. One family at a time, they are making a difference in the lives of people in Conway!"

Way to go Interns!


AAFCS and the Awards and Recognition Committee

AAFCS and the Awards and Recognition Committee are pleased to announce that one national undergraduate scholarship, four national fellowships, and one international fellowship will be offered for the 2016-2017 school year.  If you qualify for the undergraduate scholarship or any one or more of the fellowships, please submit your application by January 11, 2016. If you have applied in the past years and were not a recipient of these awards, you may apply again for 2016-2017. You may access the guidelines on the website at www.aafcs.org/Awards/index.asp. Scroll to the appropriate award, download the information, and follow the guidelines.

Applicants who meet all requirements are eligible to apply for the 2016 AAFCS National Undergraduate Scholarship or Fellowships, but are not guaranteed financial assistance.

We look forward to receiving your applications!

Have you ever wanted to find out just how healthy that favorite family recipe really is?

Have you ever wanted to find out just how healthy that favorite family recipe really is? Or make that recipe just a little bit healthier?   Let the UCA Dietetic Interns analyze your recipes!

We’re raising money to attend the national Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo in Nashville, TN this October! For just $30, we will provide a full computer nutritional analysis of your recipe, an easy-to-read nutrition label, and a healthier modified version of the recipe as well!

This is a great way to connect with your relatives by using old family favorites, promoting family mealtime, and learning how to make your recipes healthier in the process.
The deadline for submitting recipes is September 15th, 2015, so act now to take advantage of this great opportunity. Click HERE for details and form!