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New Vision Newport Graduation Banquet

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Newport Lake as seen along Country Club Road in the city limits of Newport
New Vision Newport Graduation Banquet 


The public is cordially invited to a dinner honoring the 2018-2019 New Vision Newport graduates.  The graduation ceremony and dinner will be held Tuesday, May 14 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Newport Country Club.  Sponsors, past graduates and the general public are encouraged to attend to congratulate the following class members who have committed their time over the last eight months:


Katie Adams, Harris Ford

Stephanie Due, Jackson County Land Title Services

DeeDee Jeffery, Unity Health Harris Medical Center

Hannah Johnson, Newport Schools

Mallory Jordan, ASU-Newport

Henry Kimbrough, Taylor & Kimbrough Funeral Home

Veronica Manning, ASU-Newport

David McClusky, Arkansas Department of Corrections McPherson Unity

Harmony Moore, George Kell Motors

Typhanie Myers, ASU-Newport

Jeremy Pressgrove, First United Methodist Church

Steven Ricketts, Arkansas Department of Corrections Grimes Unit

Fernita Robinson, Merchants & Planters Bank

Bruce Simmons, Arkansas Steel Associates

Karina Solis, M&P Insurance Services

Brent Taylor, Newport High School Senior

Christel Taylor, Newport Economic Development Commission

Danielle Wright, ASU-Newport Student


The evening will feature presentations for three team projects: ASU-Newport Aboretum, Greenspace Project and Wayfinding Sign Project.


Dinner is $25 per person.  For reservations, send payment to 201 Hazel Street, Newport, AR  72112 or call the Chamber office at (870) 523-3618 no later than Wednesday, May 8.


New Vision Newport is an adult leadership development program of the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce. It offers class members leadership skills, a greater knowledge of various aspects of our community, on-site visits to local businesses and manufacturers, a trip to Little Rock, team building and relationship building skills. The goal of participants is to gain self-confidence, to achieve personal goals and to be a better and more productive citizen in the workplace and the community.

Julie Allen

Executive Director



May 14
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Newport Country Club