Construction and Trade Alliance to Be Formed by Pine Bluff Rising

Construction and carpentry tools. Photo credit: Pixabay member Pexels

Pine Bluff Rising is forming a Construction and Trade Alliance for subcontractors in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. The alliance’s mission is to “facilitate their business growth, project capacity, and community impact.”  The network is open to all contractors, from start-ups to the established, and Pine Bluff Rising is set on having all those in Pine Bluff become alliance members.

An informational meeting will be held this month:

  • April 20, 2017, 6 p.m.
  • Donald W. Reynolds Center
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
  • Pine Bluff, AR

Pine Bluff Rising is a non-profit that seeks to enhance economic development in Pine Bluff, strengthen infrastructure, improve quality of life, and improve the city’s image.  It is led by the following board of directors:  Ryan Watley (Assistant Director of Development for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff); William Carpenter (Little Rock-based entrepreneur and management consultant); Caleb McMahon (Director for Economic Development for Jefferson County); Tom Reilly (Businessman and Chairman of Highland Pellets).

For more on Pine Bluff Rising, see PB Junction’s overview of them and two other nonprofits that seek to strengthen Pine Bluff.  Also contact or follow them through Pine Bluff Rising’s facebook page and twitter account (with the handle @pinebluffrising) where they use the hashtags #PineBluffRising and #WeArePineBluff to thread positive messages about the community.

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Karen Coker, a native of Pine Bluff, is the editor and publisher of PB Junction. Though she started PB Junction as a creative and technical endeavor, she has found people's stories to be the most interesting part of it. In addition to running this website, she writes scientific reports and has a background in statistical analysis.

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