Think You Might Be Interested in Being A GA Participant?

November 18, 2015By PaulUncategorized
INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS FOR POTENTIAL GA PARTICIPANT ARE ONGOING!Please share with your co-workers, friends, and neighbors that informational meetings for Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World are being held for potential participants (for groups starting in January, 2016) on the 2nd Thursday of each month, from 10:00-11:00 a.m. These meetings are opportunities for them to learn … Read More

‘Tis the Season…remember CCMC as you shop

November 18, 2015By Lynn BlankenshipUncategorized
Charitable Shopping programs: You can help CCMC as you shop for the Holidays this season. Any purchase made at Amazon Shopping to Benefit CCMC will result in a donation to CCMC from Amazon. Additionally, when you shop at Kroger, you can add CCMC as a charitable organization that will benefit from your purchases on your rewards card … Read More


November 18, 2015By PaulUncategorized
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIESThere are many opportunities to help with this important project, Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World, and one of our greatest needs, at this point is still for facilitators and mentors. If you are interested in learning more about these opportunities, please contact Jill Johnson, Program Director, at jjohnson@ or call 501.318.1153, ext. … Read More

Getting Ahead Grads & Mentors Meet Monthly

November 18, 2015By PaulUncategorized
MENTOR/GA GRADUATE MONTHLY MEETINGS A Time to Report, Rejoice, Rejuvenate, RefocusGetting Ahead graduates communicate with their mentors on the phone, with emails, and with face-to-face meetings on an “as-needed” basis. The graduate/mentor relationship has been described time-after-time as “like a friendship”…and, indeed, that is what it can become. A more formal meeting time is set … Read More

Getting Ahead Graduate Awarded a Special Honor

November 18, 2015By PaulUncategorized
DAWN GONZALEZ, A 2015 GETTING AHEAD GRADUATE, HAS BEEN SELECTED FOR THE NATIONAL PARK COLLEGE STUDENT AMBASSADOR PROGRAMDawn Gonzalez, a graduate of our first Getting Ahead group, has just been selected as a NPC Student Ambassador and was invited to attend the NPC Board of Trustees meeting on October 28th. Being selected as an NPC … Read More

Dr. John Wayne Smith Spoke to H.S. Rotary Club

November 18, 2015By PaulUncategorized
DR. JOHN WAYNE SMITH SPOKE TO HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK ROTARY CLUB ON OCTOBER 21stDr. John Wayne Smith, founder and board chairman for CCMC, was the guest speaker at the October 19th meeting of the Hot Springs National Park Rotary Club. He spoke of CCMC’s beginnings, its new direction, and the grassroots efforts in Hot … Read More


November 18, 2015By PaulUncategorized
COMMUNITY BREAKFAST WORKSHOPS CONTINUING: Requests for Visits to Your Organization Are Invited! Community Breakfasts Workshops continue as a means of informing the community about Bridge to Hope and the Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’-By-World process. Dr. John Wayne Smith made a presentation on October 2nd onsite to CCMC volunteers and staff to update them … Read More