Natural Bliss, a business specializing in products that promote health and wellness, will celebrate its one year anniversary on Saturday! You're invited to a special event commemorating this milestone. It will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the business, which is located at 7203 Sheridan Road (Woodlands Plaza - Suite K) in White Hall, AR. Enjoy door prizes, refreshments and product samples.
Special music will be featured by Kingdom Generation of Pine Bluff, AR (shown in the photo above) and Maxine Meyers of Hot Springs, AR (shown in photo at the left). Kingdom Generation is a contemporary Christian music group that consists of several recording artists, musicians and soloists. Steven "Spud" Howard, one of the group members, recently auditioned for "Sunday Best." Meyers, an acoustic guitarist, recently auditioned for "American Idol." Natural Bliss is owned and operated by Ministers Reggie and Lori Cole. For more information, call 870.247.2500.
BET recently awarded the Gospel Artist of The Year to Tamela Mann. The nominees this year were Donnie McClurkin, Erica Campbell, Hezekiah Walker and Tamela Mann. She now joins a prestigious roster of BET Gospel Artists of the Year whose past winners include Donnie McClurkin, Yolanda Adams, Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp and Mary Mary.
“They feel regal,” said one of the members when trying on the new robes. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Chancellor Dr. Laurence B. Alexander is pictured with Vesper Choir Director and Interim Music Department Chair Dr. Michael Bates along with a some of the members of the 65 voice ensemble. See Special Features for the full story. (Photo by Brian T. Williams)
Robert Earl Dean of San Diego, CA has received the Prestige Award as Promoter of the Year. Dean is both a promoter and Gospel music artist. He attended Philander Smith College in Little Rock on a music scholarship and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). While at UAPB, he served as director and a lead singer with the COGIC Club.