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Mayor’s Media Launch Party – UAFS Blue Lion

April 3, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM



Mayor Sanders to Host Media Party Announcing Bicentennial Events/Book

FORT SMITH, Ark. (March 31, 2017) – Fort Smith Mayor Sandy Sanders and members of the Fort Smith Bicentennial Committee will hold a media conference at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 3, 2017, to announce plans for the city’s bicentennial and to launch the sale of a commemorative book.

The media conference will be held at the UAFS Blue Lion, 101 North 2nd Street, Fort Smith, Arkansas.

All members of the media are invited to attend.

Monday, April 3, 2017

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Online sales of the book, titled “Bridging Borders and Time: A Bicentennial Portrait of Fort Smith”, will officially begin the week of April 10, 2018.

Celebration of the bicentennial will officially begin on Christmas Day 2017 and extend through December 31, 2018. Volunteers have been identified to be “Quarterly Chairs” and coordinate events under the theme of those specific time frames. These chairpersons will be in attendance at the media party to share information about plans in progress.

News releases, contact information and a hot sheet of scheduled events (known to date) will be distributed at the media party.     


Bicentennial Committee Contacts

   Mayor Sandy Sanders, City of Fort Smith   479.784.2204         mayor@fortsmithar.gov

Mason Kesner, Baseline Collective               479.310.5532          mason@baselinecollective.com

Official site/email:         www.gofortsmithar.com





April 3, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


UAFS Blue Lion
101 N. 2nd St.
Fort Smith, AR 72901 United States
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