Category Archives: AFB’s Philanthropy

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Eating an Elephant – McCoy Takes Taborian Hall One Bite at a Time

Eating an Elephant McCoy taker Taborian Hall one bite at a time By Linda Caillouet The Chronicle – Historic Preservation News Vol. 19, No. 1 – February-March 1992 For the past two years Kerry Thompson-McCoy has watched the weather more closely than ever before. The reason? A dilapidated old red brick building, sans roof, known […]

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HOMEGROWN feature Historic Taborian Hall: The Heart of Arkansas Flag and Banner by Julie Kohl Jun 30, 2015 Building a successful business from the ground up is hard work, but spend an hour with Kerry McCoy, founder, owner and president of Arkansas Flag and Banner, and you will know that she has what it takes. […]

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Juneteenth Celebration on 9th Street this Saturday, June 20

Little Rock, Ark., – On Saturday, June 20, 2015 Arkansas’ FlagandBanner.com will join forces with the Mosiac Templars Cultural Center for their celebration  of Juneteenth ,  a holiday that commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. state of Texas in June 1865, and more generally the emancipation of African-American slaves throughout […]

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FlagandBanner.com donates to fundraiser: Eagles vs. Eagles Tornado Fund

Sunday, April 27, 2014 has become a date that many in the state of Arkansas will remember for years to come. That was the day severe thunderstorms spawned a massive F4 tornado. This tornado spent nearly an hour on the ground – traveling more than 40 miles – eating up trees, snapping power lines and […]

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Riding for a Cause – FlagandBanner.com supports cross country bike tour for vets.

Arkansas’ FlagandBanner.com teams up with You Matter Bike Tour, a cross country bicycle tour that leaves from Long Beach, NY and ends at Long Beach, CA to support the nation’s veterans with traumatic brain injuries and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). Ken Carr, one of the organizers and cyclists who suffered a traumatic brain injury […]

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Want to see where Cab Calloway played in Little Rock???

Then come and tour the Dreamland Ballroom Saturday, February 27, anytime between 11:00-3:00 p.m. YOU’RE INVITED to take part in restoring a “Little Rock’n” treasure- The Dreamland Ballroom. Get in on the ground floor; buy a brick and tour the Dreamland Ballroom “in the rough.” Your purchase of a brick is your invitation to ALL […]

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Friends of Dreamland Starts its First Fundraising Campaign – “Pave The Way!”

January 20, 2010 Little Rock, AR – The Friends of Dreamland Ballroom, the non-profit group dedicated to the restoration of the historic Dreamland Ballroom is excited to announce their first fundraising campaign – Pave the Way. They will be selling custom engraved bricks that will be placed at the entrance of the ballroom. They have […]

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Living the dream

Renovating former ballroom a lesson in patience. By Melissa Tucker Photo by Shannon Sturgis As Published in Sync Weekly, Tuesday, May 26, 2009 LITTLE ROCK — By her own standards, Kerry McCoy could call herself a Big Dreamer. The owner of Arkansas Flag and Banner and its upstairs venue, the Dreamland Ballroom, is still chasing […]

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Race for the Cure 2008

The 15th Annual Race for the Cure took place on Saturday, October 11th, and once again, Arkansas’ Flag and Banner was there. The Flag and Banner showroom opened at 7 a.m. to greet racers with free parking, and 50% off all Pink Ribbon products. As in the past, Flag and Banner fielded it’s all-star team […]

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Supporting TOMS Shoes

When Kerry McCoy heard about TOMS shoes for tomorrow and their new line for the upcoming election she was intrigued, until she found out more about the company. “When I heard that for every pair of shoes sold, they give a pair to children in need, I told my employees to sign us up.” TOMS […]