ACCESS Honors Local Legacies at 20th Annual Starry Starry Night

For Immediate Release:
Media Contact: Krysten Levin, Marketing and Special Events Manager
Company: ACCESS Group Inc.
Phone: (501) 217-8600
Social Media: @accessgroupinc


Little Rock, Arkansas – December 12, 2017 – ACCESS® Group, Inc. announces its 20th annual Starry Starry Night event to be held Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Little Rock Marriott Ballroom.

Presented by Bank of the Ozarks, this year’s 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.

2018 ACCESS Stars Honorees include:

Inspiring Leadership: Past ACCESS Board Presidents
Scott Davis, Skip Ebel, Cindy Frazier, Doug Jackson, Beth Johnson, Kurt Knickrehm,
Lynn O’Connor, Michael Ptak, Shay Sebree

Outstanding Philanthropists
Lynn and George O’Connor

Dedicated Corporate Partner
Bank of the Ozarks

Devoted Community Support
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Faithful Foundation Support
Steuri Family Endowment

Enduring Volunteer Service
Scott, Libby, Wally, Wyatt, Chewy, and Josie Davis

Shining Star, ACCESS Graduate
Kelly O’Connor

Shining Star, Project SEARCH Arkansas: ACCESS Initiative Graduate
Drew Aston

Shining Star, Active ACCESS Alumni and Ambassador
Brandon Freville

Starry Starry Night Table Hosts for 20 Consecutive Years
Mary and Dick Kelley, Lynn and George O’Connor


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: 20th Annual Starry Starry Night presented by Bank of the Ozarks
When: Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Where: Little Rock Marriott Ballroom, 3 Statehouse Plaza, Little Rock, AR 72201
Why: Fundraiser to support ACCESS in building brighter futures for individuals with special needs


Sponsorships are now available for the 20th Annual Starry Starry Night. For more sponsorship or ticket information, please contact Krysten Levin, ACCESS Marketing and Special Events Manager, at (501) 217-8600 or


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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