Category Archives: Dreamland Ballroom

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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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Historic Dreamland Ballroom to Host Dance Competition Fundraiser Nov. 6th

Little Rock, Ark., (PRWEB) August 11, 2015 On November 6th, the Dreamland Ballroom will host its 6th Annual Dancing into Dreamland dance competition and fundraiser. The annual fundraiser is to generate funds for improvements and renovations to the historic 99-year-old building located at 800 West Ninth Street. The current fundraising campaign (carried over from last […]

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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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Mosaic Templars MLK Day Challenge a Huge Success at Dreamland Ballroom

Little Rock, Ark., – Yesterday as part of Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service, the Mosaic Templars brought a group of student volunteers to the Dreamland Ballroom, located at 800 West 9th Street on the third floor of the Arkansas’ FlagandBanner.com building. The group of students brought great attitudes and terrific work ethic […]

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Students to paint historic Little Rock ballroom on MLK National Day of Service

Little Rock, Ark., – Arkansas’ FlagandBanner.com and the Dreamland Ballroom will be hosting students on Martin Luther King Junior National Day of Service Monday, January 20, 2014 between the hours of 10 am – 12 pm. The group of students were organized by the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center (just down the street from Taborian Hall). […]

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What $400, a dream and hard work get you.

Kerry McCoy, president of FlagandBanner.com speaks at Little Rock Chamber of Commerce Meeting on Feb. 25, 2013. Hello. Thank you for inviting me and thank you for that nice introduction.    I frequently get asked to speak and I always wonder what the audience would like to hear about. Flag etiquette There is the history of […]

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A DREAMY NIGHT Dance teams step up Competitors, celebrity judges aid Friends of Dreamland Ballroom

From Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Sunday, November 28, 2010 By Cary Jenkins LITTLE ROCK — Eight dance teams twirled, shimmied, leapt and spun their way across the dance floor Nov. 18 at Dancing Into Dreamland at the Governor’s Mansion. The fundraiser for Friends of the Dreamland Ballroom featured a dance competition, celebrity judges and audience participation with […]

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Dancing into Dreamland photos in Sync Weekly

Sync came out for Dancing into Dreamland at the Governor’s mansion and took some nice pictures of folks at the event – Sync Weekly Photos Thanks Lauren Clark of Sync!

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The Governor’s Mansion Host Dancing into Dreamland Gala this Thursday

Monday, November 15, 2010 The governor’s mansion will host Dancing into Dreamland, a Gala Event Dance Contest presented by the Stella Boyle Smith Trust, November 18, from 6-9pm, tickets $75, followed by the After Party at the Capital Hotel Ballroom, 9 pm – 12 am, and tickets are $40. Proceeds from this event will go […]