A recent presentation by Fort Smith’s 64/6 Downtown organization updated the group on progress, including the Marshall’s Museum and the 64/6 revitalization program. Public school board member Talicia Richardson answered questions about the future of both, and she challenged everyone to look beyond the tasks at hand.
CHAFFEE CROSSING: A COMMUNITY ON THE RISE
In the late 1970s and early 1980s a man named Andres Duany and his architectural partners formulated the principles of new urbanism. These principles seek to end suburban sprawl and urban disinvestment by developing mixed-use, smart growth communities that encompass all aspects of life within walkable neighborhoods.
Business schools vs trade schools: Not mutually exclusive
Over the last few years the rising cost of college education and student debt has generated a lot of heated discussion. In this climate of anxiety, trade schools or vocational/technical (vo-tech) schools have emerged as alternatives to traditional colleges.
Shaping a Healthy Business through Healthy Employees
An important program for industry is preventive maintenance for facilities and machinery. Preventive maintenance programs accomplish more than the routine servicing of equipment.
3 Benefits of an Online Store
While a "No soup for you!" attitude might get laughs on the old Seinfeld shows, the real world is a different place. Berating customers won’t bring you more. Long lines of customers are more frequently due to good customer service, and this can lead to more sales.
Downtown Business Association: New face promoting Fort Smith
A new organization of local businesses was born just after the first of this year. The Fort Smith Downtown Business Association LLC, or FSDBA, brings together the development and promotion of local services, shopping, entertaining, and dining, along with the history and values of the community’s traditions.