21st Annual Starry Starry Night to Honor ACCESS Star Supporters

ACCESS Honors Star Supporters at 21st Annual Starry Starry Night

Little Rock, Arkansas – December 13, 2018 – ACCESS® Group, Inc. announces its 21st annual Starry Starry Night event to be held Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Statehouse Convention Center, Wally Allen Ballroom.

We are thrilled to have the returning support of Bank OZK as Presenting Sponsor for the third year in a row at the 21st annual Starry Starry Night. The event includes silent and live auctions, dinner, and entertainment and will honor ACCESS legacies in multiple categories that have made a significant impact on the success of the organization. Following the event, guests are invited to join us at the Starry Starry Night After Party as we continue to celebrate the mission and its impact on our community.

2019 ACCESS Stars Honorees include:


Employee Igniting Potential:

Monika Garner-Smith, ACCESS Co-Founder and Early Childhood Director

Faithful Foundation Supporter:

The Philip R. Jonsson Foundation

Dedicated Community Supporter:

Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe, the Keet Family

Shining Stars, the Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD)ACCESS Interns:

Lily Clark, Taylor Ford, Tripp Gleason, Beau Hammons, Nicholas Jones, Gatlin Vogelsegang

ACCESS depends on fundraisers and support from the community to provide services to individuals with special needs in Central Arkansas beyond. Starry Starry Night is the organization’s largest annual fundraiser, hosting 500 guests who support the ACCESS mission to expand individual potential through innovative instruction.

Event Details

Who: Supporters of ACCESS and its mission
What: 21st Annual Starry Starry Night presented by Bank OZK
When: Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm, After Party 10:00 pm – 12:00 am
Where: 100 E. Markham St., Little Rock, AR 72201, Statehouse Convention Center, Wally Allen Ballroom
Why: Fundraiser to support ACCESS in building brighter futures for individuals with special needs


Sponsorships are now available for the 21st Annual Starry Starry Night. For more sponsorship or ticket information, please contact Tori Horton, ACCESS Special Events and Corporate Sponsor Associate, at (501) 217-8600.


ACCESS is a 501c3 nonprofit offering evaluation services, full-time education, therapy, training and activities for individuals with disabilities. Founded in 1994, the center comprises ACCESS Early Childhood Program, ACCESS Academy, ACCESS Therapy, ACCESS Academic Therapy (specialized tutoring), ACCESS Life, Project SEARCH Arkansas: ACCESS Initiative in partnership with Arkansas Rehabilitation Services and the ACCESS Evaluation and Resource Center. The ACCESS Stella Boyle Smith Early Childhood campus is located at 10618 Breckenridge Drive in Little Rock, Arkansas. The ACCESS Academy and Young Ault Campus is located at 1500 North Mississippi Street in Little Rock, Arkansas.


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