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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :
Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Hostelling Arkansas, Inc Presents: Destination Arkansas 2009 Honoring Fred Poe

LITTLE ROCK, AR ­­­– Hostelling Arkansas, Inc. is having its annual fundraiser, Destination Arkansas 2009. Raising money to preserve and renovate the Old Firehouse # 2, into Little Rock’s first international hostel. Destination Arkansas is being held in historic MacArthur Park at the future Firehouse Hostel and the Arkansas Arts Center.

Destination Arkansas: Connecting With The World, honors Fred Poe: a true guiding light in the travel industry. Fred has shared his wit and passion of the world with many a traveler throughout the years. The evening will begin at the future Firehouse Hostel & Museum with cocktails and silent auction. Take an aerial ride in a Firefighters bucket truck, see the vision of the MacArthur Park Master Plan as we end the evening with music and a casual dinner with Fred at The Arkansas Arts Center.

Say YES to hostelling in Little Rock: Tickets: 100.00 per person

Information: Contact Anncha at 501-370-8080 / E: hostel_events@sbcglobal.net

What: Destination Arkansas, fundraiser for Hostelling Arkansas, Inc.

When/Where: Tuesday, May 14

Reception & auction at 5:30pm at the Firehouse in MacArthur Park

Dinner & Program honoring Fred Poe 7:00pm – 9:00pm at the Arkansas Arts Center

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