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Clarice’s Room of Hope – Giving Smiles and Restoring Hope

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – There are seasons in life that take our breath away, not because they are priceless moments, but because they knock us down. Suffering seems to be inevitable, it not only pushes limits, but like heat from the fire, it refines everything. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he ...

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Clarice’s Room of Hope Holds Annual Balloon Release

BY MELANIE BUCK – In celebration of the one-year anniversary in their new location and for the honor and memory of her mother’s birthday, Teena Brown, owner and founder of Clarice’s Room of Hope, held a balloon release at their monthly ‘Gathering’ last week. Brown founded the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in honor of her mother, Clarice Tisher, who lost her ...

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City & County Declare July 28 as Clarice’s Room of Hope Day

BY LEANN DILBECK – Recently, both County Judge Brandon Ellison and Mena Mayor George McKee signed proclamations declaring July 28, 2014 as “Clarice’s Room of Hope Day.” The proclamations acknowledged Clarice Tisher, mother of Teena Brown, who was diagnosed with cancer and received assistance at the Donald Reynolds Cancer Support House. She knew of so many in Mena that could ...

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Teena Brown – Changing Lives One Wig at a Time

BY JACLYN ROSE – Teena Brown, the daughter of Bob and Clarice Tisher, was born and raised in Mena with her two older siblings: Bill Decker and Beth Carver.  After graduating from Mena High School in 1979 she moved to Fayetteville, Arkansas, where she attended one year of college at the University of Arkansas before beginning Cosmetology School.  After completing ...

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Clarice’s Room of Hope Receives Program Award

[MENA] Teena Brown, founder and president of Clarice’s Room of Hope, was pleased to announce that a one-time mini-grant of $2,000 was awarded to the organization, by the Arkansas Cancer Coalition, to provide access to treatment in keeping with the Arkansas Cancer Plan “care efforts.” Through this award, 37 individuals were assisted with transportation needs and received timely treatments at urban ...

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American Legion Auxiliary Makes Donation to Clarice’s Room of Hope

American Legion Auxiliary President Tawana Gilbert, Cheryl Chaney Chaplin, and Lou Davis donated a check to Teena Brown, founder of Clarice’s Room of Hope.

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