12 October, 2017
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Statehouse Convention Center, Little Rock
101 E Markham St, Little Rock, AR

AACF’s 40th Anniversary Gala in Little Rock

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families will celebrate four decades of advancing the health and well-being of Arkansas’s children on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Statehouse Convention Center. At the event, we will honor our ten original founding members: Betty Bumpers, the Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Pat Lile, Jim Miles, Dorothy Nayles, Judge Olly Neal, Mary Sue Jacobs, Dr. Bettye Caldwell (1924-2016), Dr. Betty Ann Lowe (1934-2013), and Sharon Pallone (1939-2009).

Individual tickets are $200 each. Find sponsorship information here. Email Kerri Sernel, or call her at 501.371.9678, ext. 107 with questions. More details to follow!

We’re so grateful for our sponsors, and their commitment to helping Arkansas’s children succeed. THANK YOU to these special friends:

Anniversary Year Sponsor:

Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Be a Voice Sponsor:

Good Family Foundation

Building Opportunities Sponsors:

Arkansas Community Foundation

Delta Dental of Arkansas

Barbara Miles and Hank Bates

Legacy Termite and Pest Control, Inc.

Invest Early Sponsors:

Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

Arkansas Education Association

Arkansas Hospital Association


Bank of the Ozarks

Jay Barth and Chuck Cliett

The Bumpers Family

dot2dot Consulting

Rick Fleetwood

Friends and Family of Mary Sue Jacobs

Pat and John Lile

Drs. Becky and Gary Wheeler

UAMS Department of Pediatrics

United Methodist Foundation of Arkansas