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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :
Monday, Aug 10, 2020

City of Little Rock Public Relations
Office (501) 371-4421


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Contact(s): Lamor Williams, APR | (c) 501 804 4822 | (e) llwilliams@littlerock.gov Stephanie Jackson | (c) 501 539 3960 | (e) sbjackson@littlerock.gov


City Launches ‘Census Saturdays’ to Help Residents Complete U.S. Census at Some Grocery Stores

The City of Little Rock announced on Monday it will be holding Census Saturday events at area grocery stores through the end of the month.

For the next three Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. City staff and volunteers will have mobile hot spots at some grocery stores to help residents complete the Census.

Staff and volunteers will be observing local, state and federal guidelines on social distancing and wearing face coverings and will be sanitizing devices used by residents to complete their census. 

Dates and locations are as follows:

Aug. 15
Edwards Food Giant - 1701 Main Street
Kroger - 6420 Colonel Glenn Road
Kroger - 8824 Geyer Springs Road
Kroger - 1100 East Roosevelt Road
Mercado San Jose Grocery - 7411 Geyer Springs Road

Aug. 22
Edwards Food Giant - 7525 Baseline Road
Edwards Food Giant - 20383 Arch Street
Kroger - 8824 Geyer Springs Road
La Regional Panaderia - 7414 Baseline Rd

Aug. 29
Edwards Food Giant - 1701 Main Street
Kroger - 6420 Colonel Glenn Road
Kroger - 1100 East Roosevelt Road
Super Mercado Sin Fronteras - 4918 Baseline Rd

About the City of Little Rock’s Response to COVID-19
Residents may visit LittleRock.gov/covid19 for all information about the City’s efforts related to COVID-19, including the newly created Small Business Emergency Assistance Program. Volunteers are needed to assist with the grab-and-go feeding efforts for vulnerable populations, including students and seniors. Sign up at LittleRock.gov/volunteer. The Little Rock Cares Emergency Relief Fund benefits the grab-and-go feeding effort and the purchase of personal protective equipment (PPE). Donations of PPE are also accepted. Donate here or visit LittleRock.gov/covid19 and click on the Little Rock Cares Emergency Relief Fund button. Follow the City of Little Rock on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @CityLittleRock.