Since 1978, KARK-TV, the Arkansas Department of Human Services Division of Community Service and Nonprofit Support, and the Office of the Governor have recognized individuals and companies that serve others in extraordinary ways. These special Arkansans are honored for their volunteer work with the Community Service Awards, which includes an annual ceremony televised by KARK-TV
The broadcast highlights each winner's contributions to the community. Nominees are submitted by the general public, and winners are chosen by a panel which includes members of the DHS DCSNS.
Retired Teacher Dedicates Life to Serving Her Small Community
Virgie Gant Phillips has been a driving force in many of the key projects in the Lake View community.
Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Named CSA Distinguished Citizen
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones will accept Arkansas's Distinguished Citizen Award at the 40th annual Community Service Awards at the Governor's Mansion on Friday, June 2.
Adults with Disabilities Shine in Drama Therapy
Students in the Drama Therapy class at Arkansas Easterseals are finding all new ways of expressing themselves and bringing out their emotions, thanks to the work of volunteer teacher Peyton Welch.
Little Rock Sisters Provide Healing after Stillbirth and Infant Loss
Baby keepsakes are something that every family cherishes, but for those parents who experience still birth or infant loss, keepsakes are few and far between.
2016 Community Service Awards Show