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A Message from the Chair
There's so much happening in June, we didn't want to wait until next week to get the word out! In addition to the usual Create Little Rock events, we've got 2 months of Land in the Rock programming meant to entertain interns, law clerks, and young professionals who have just moved to town.  All of the LITR events are open to CLR members, too.  In fact, we encourage you to attend them! The more local young professionals our summer guests and newcomers meet, the more they'll feel connected to Little Rock.  If you know of someone new to town or someone just here for the summer, please pass along this email and get them engaged.

Thanks!
Rhonna Wade
2019 CLR Chair
Land in the Rock Welcome Party
Land in the Rock - Welcome Party 
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Crews & Associates Trading Floor
521 President Clinton Ave - 8th Floor




Create Little Rock's annual Land in the Rock summer series will kick off next week with a welcome party in a very unique setting - the trading floor of Crews & Associates located on the 8th floor of the First Security building in the River Market district.  We'll have free beer and wine for CLR members and LITR participants who RSVP HERE.

You can find the Land in the Rock schedule at landintherock.com.  LITR is designed to entertain interns, law clerks who are here for the summer and demonstrate to them what Little Rock has to offer, in hopes of their return after graduation.  It's also aimed at young professionals who have just moved to town, as well as those attending local graduate schools.
 
All events are for CLR members as well, and we encourage your participation so that they can make as many Little Rock connections as possible!
 
If your company/organization will have interns or clerks, they can sign up for the Land in the Rock email list at landintherock.com.  

Please RSVP HERE if you plan to attend so we can get an accurate head-count for drinks.  

Land in the Rock is Sponsored By:

Trading Room Floor at Crews & Associates

Little Rock Rangers Game

Rangers Soccer Game

(free tickets)

Sat, June 8th

Tailgating at 6pm, game at 7pm

War Memorial Stadium

 

Create Little Rock is offering free tickets to a Rangers Soccer Game on June 8th.  The Rangers, Little Rock's minor league soccer team, are in their 4th year and are going strong.  We'll have a pregame tailgate party in the parking lot at 6pm, and the game starts at 7pm.  Reserve tickets HERE.



CLR Night at the Ballpark
CLR Night at the Ballpark
@ Dickey-Stephens
Thurs, June 13th
7:10pm Game Time

Join us for a night at the ballpark in the beer garden as the Travs take on Corpus Christie, TX.  We'll have free tickets for CLR members who  RSVP HERE . (We'll have a table set up outside the entrance to distribute tickets.  Details to follow for those who RSVP.)


Monthly Happy Hour
CLR Happy Hour
Thurs, June 20th
5:30 - 7:30pm
@ the Little Rock Tech Park
(w/ Free Beer & Wine)




Come check out the Little Rock Tech Park and meet some of the entrepreneurs that occupy it.  Plus, hear pitches from some of the teams currently going through the Venture Center's 12-week FIS FinTech Accelerator.  

The Venture Center is providing complimentary beer and wine! 

Date: Thurs, June 20
Time: 5:30 - 7:30pm
Place: Little Rock Tech Park - 417 Main St
RSVP: We'll ask for you to register closer to the date.  Until then, just mark your calendar!


Arkansas River Cookout
Arkansas River Cookout
@ Rockwater Marina
Hosted by Rock Town River Outfitters
Wed, June 26
6-8:30pm

CLR is grilling out at Rockwater Marina on the North Little Rock river bank.  Rockwater marina and boathouse are located in the new Rockwater residential development on the edge of Argenta. 
Come enjoy the sun and get a whole new view of the Arkansas River!  Then stick around for a sunset kayak trip on the river under the lighted bridges! (Don't worry, the river level will be down by then.)

We'll send a reminder closer to the date and ask for RSVP's then.  For now, just save the date!

Thanks to the folks at Rock Town River Outfitters for hosting us! Check them out for an awesome kayak trip on the Arkansas River (once the water level goes down, of course). 



Other Things Going on Around Town
Little Rock Movies in the Park
@ First Security Amphitheater
Free Movies All Summer!
Every Wednesday at Sudnown!

Little Rock Rangers Soccer


Our minor league soccer team, the Little Rock Rangers, have already kicked off at War Memorial Stadium.  CLICK HERE for a full schedule!

Arkansas Travelers Baseball


CLICK HERE for a full Travs schedule.  If you've never been to a game, check out the beer garden for the best atmosphere in the Dickey-Stephens Park!
Little Rock Live Music

Date
Band
Venue
Cost (advance/day
of)
Fri, May 31 Jimbo Mathus Recrod Release Show White Water Tavern $10
Fri, May 31 Stoney LaRue Rev Room $17/20
Thurs, June 6 Jimmy Buffett Verizon Arena
Fri, June 7 Benjamin Del Shreve & Randall Shreve Stickyz $7
Fri, June 7 Sad Daddy White Water Tavern $10
Sat, June 8 Malcolm Holcolmb White Water Tavern $12
Wed, June 12 John Moreland White Water Tavern
$25
Fri, June 21 Knox Hamilton Stickyz $12/15
Sat, Jan 29 Nerd Eye Blind (90's cover band) Stickyz $8
Tues, July 2 Reverend Horton Heat Four Quarter Bar $$25
Tues, July 2 Bonnie Montgomery White Water Tavern
Fri, July 26 Lucero Rev Room $25





Get Involved: Join A Committee
Looking to get involved? Create Little Rock has 4  committees you can join.  Learn about them below, and email the committee chair to get on the list.  Committee meeting schedules are determined by each of the committee chairs.

Be501 Committee:
Be501.com  was conceived by the Economic Development Committee of Create Little Rock's Think Big Little Rock initiative.  It's designed to be a 1-stop shop for things to do in the Little Rock Region.  It's in its beta phase while we build up a committee of volunteers to regularly contribute upcoming events and activities to the site.  The Be501 committee is chaired by Kody Robinson, CLR's Communications Chairman. If you'd like to be an influencer, email Kody and join his committee.  

Talent Development Committee: 
Responsible for selecting speakers for our Unplugged Speaker Series, organizing the Get on Board program, and facilitating Serve the Rock and Crew at the Zoo.
Chaired by  Brian Kutsch.
 
Land in the Rock Committee: 
Organizes and implements  our annual Land in the Rock summer program designed to entertain interns, law clerks, and medical residents who are here for the summer and demonstrate to them what Little Rock has to offer.  These events are also for young professionals who have recently moved to Little Rock.  To see last summer's schedule, visit our Land in the Rock page. 
Chaired by Jared Landrum and Devin Bates.

PopUp in the Rock Committee:
Organizes and implements our annual PopUp in the Rock project in partnership with studioMAIN.  To learn more about PopUp, visit our PopUp in the Rock page.  
Chaired by Jennifer Hoss.
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