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2018 Calendar of Events – Fundraisers

All net proceeds from each fundraiser will be used to fulfill Our Mission

Questions Regarding Any Fundraisers Please Call - 501-525-9380 or 800-294-8878


*NOTE: REGISTRATION OPENS OCTOBER 1, 2017 - Click Here for Rules & Regulations

Tuesday March 6, 2018

Educaton Can Make A Healthier Your

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10:00 A.M. to 2 P.M.
National Park Medical Center in The Fordyce Room
1900 Malvern Avenue * Hot Springs, AR

Health Screenings and Educational Materials on various health issues

Free and open to the public
501-525-9380 or 800-294-8878

Saturday April 21, 2018

Praise and Raise Lupus Gospel Concert

Praise and Raise LogoCo-Hosted by First Lutheran Church Pastor Jonathan Byer & Church of the Open Door Pastor Teddy Frye

         Church of the Open Door - 700 South Street        Hot Springs, AR - 6:00 pm

Featuring: The Gospel Sons of Amory, MS

We will take up a LOVE offering for the Cause of LUPUS!

No tickets will be sold but we will take up and offering, donations are always welcomed if you cannot attend - Last year the House was filled with the Holy Spirit at this concert. We look forward to having a wonderful time in praising God again this year.

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May 3, 4, 5, 2018 - Lupus Foundation of Arkansas, Inc. Additional Events for 2018 FLYER

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - Time: 8:00 to 9:00 am

Grand Rounds on Lupus: Arkansas Department of Health-Auditorium - 4815 West Markhan Street, Little Rock, Arkansas - Please RSVP at 501-525-9380

Friday, May 4, 2018 - Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

In Living Color Lupus Seminar: Arkansas Department of Health-Auditorium - 4815 West Markhan Street, Little Rock, Arkansas - Lunch will be served. Rheumatologist, Lupuspatients, Family/friends will be gust speakers. Continuing education for providers will be pursued. - Please RSVP at 501-525-9380 - FREE and open to the public - statewide

Saturday, May 5, 2018 - Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Train-the-Trainer Lupus Workshop: Arkansas Department of Health-Auditorium - 4815 West Markhan Street, Little Rock, Arkansas - FREE and open to the public statewide Please RSVP at 501-525-9380

Saturday May 19, 2018

In Living Color Lupus 5k Race and Walk to End Lupus (Competition)

Online Registration

Previously known as Norma Memorial Lupus Springers 5 K Race


race pic 2016Registration:  6:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.
National Park College - Gerald Fisher Student Area, First Level
             101 College Drive * Hot Springs, AR

Entry fee: $25.00 before May 17, 2018; after May 17th - $30.00

No T-shirts nor trophies will be mailed. T-shirts must be ordered in a timely manner, at least 3 weeks prior to event. Add $2.50 per shirt over size X large.

5K Race is all competition: walkers, runners, and wheelchair participants- Must have a BLACK number.

Living Color Lupus Walk: is Non-Competitive, includes walkers ONLY. Must have a RED number.

Walk to End Lupus is:  non-competition – you cannot win a trophy.  Includes WALKERS ONLY. Race results are done by SPA Pacers

No t-shirts will be mailed. No trophies will be mailed. No additional t-shirts will be ordered after the event. T-shirts are ordered 1 month in advance. Any size over X-Large, please add $2.50 to entry fee.

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - We are Happy to be BACK in Hot Springs!

An Evening with Grady Nichols Smooth Jazz Concert

Buy Online Tickets

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Tickets: $35.00 each in advance; $40.00 each at the door

The Hotel Hot Springs Ballroom (Formerly the Austin Hotel)

305 Malvern Avenue * Hot Springs, AR


Doors open at 6:30pm    Show Starts at 7:15pm

Dancing & Cash Bar - Online Tickets www.lupus-arkansas.com

Call for Tickets - 501-525-9380 or 800-294-8878 - lupus@direclynx.net

Saturday September 10, 2018 - We have moved our location

21st Annual Terry Paul Thode Memorial Golf Tournment

Online Registration

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Call for a registration form: 501-525-9380 or 800-294-8878 lupusarkhs@direclynx.net

Please Support us for the Cause of LUPUS!

We have moved to a new location with this lupus fundraiser.
21st Annual Terry Paul Thode Lupus
Memorial Golf Tournament

Monday, September 10, 2018
Tee Time: 9:00 a.m.

Magellan Golf Course
451 Ponce De Leon Drive
Hot Springs Village, AR

Mulligans, Prizes
Refreshments served during the game. 
Lunch served after the game.

Entry fee: $85.00 per golf player
          $340.00 per team
Online registration: www.lupus-arkansas.com
Call for registration form: 
501-525-9380 or 800-294-8878


Tuesday November 28, 2017

#Giving Tuesday

We need your support on GivingTuesday. This gives you an opportunity to make a year-end donation. All donations are tax exempt. We are a 501c3 nonprofit charity organization based in Hot Springs, Arkansas serving Arkansas since October 1993 working as volunteers.


Remember the Lupus Foundation of Arkansas, Inc. when making Year-End Tax

Deductible Donations. 

Make donations at: www.firstgiving.com/28300 or mail check or money order to Lupus Foundation of Arkansas, Inc.

Allstate Giving Campaign - 004479

220 Mockingbird * Hot Springs, AR 71913


Lupus patients, you are a part of this organization, please help us with our fundraisers. We cannot stay open unless we receive funds. The only money we receive is what we make to serve the entire state of Arkansas. We need your help.

Please call us for any or all of our events at 501-525-9380 or 800-294-8878

or Email us at: lupusarkhs@direclynx.net

Mission Statement: To provide patient educating advocacy and support to all affected by Lupus, increase public awareness of the debilitating disease, and help raise research dollars to find a better diagnosis, a better treatment, and a CURE.


Lupus Foundation of Arkansas Inc.

Physical Address: 3907 Central - Suite L

Mailing Address: 220 Mockingbird

Hot Springs, AR 71913

501-525-9380 or 800-294-8878

Jamesetta Smith, President  Email: lupusarkhs@direclynx.net