FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :
Friday, Nov 04, 2016
City of Little Rock Public Relations
Office (501) 371-4421
Ellison Memorial Bench Dedication
WHAT: A memorial bench in honor of Eugene Ellison will be dedicated during a ceremony in MacArthur Park.
WHO: Members of the Ellison family
City Manager Bruce T. Moore
WHERE: MacArthur Park
601 East 9th St.
Little Rock, AR
*Parking is available in the lot near the Firehouse Hostel & Museum.
WHEN: 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A memorial bench in honor of Eugene Edward Ellison will be dedicated during a ceremony in MacArthur Park on Friday, Nov. 4.
The bench will serve as a permanent and lasting tribute to the life of Ellison. Ellison’s sons, Troy and Spencer, worked with the city manager to select the location for the bench, which includes a plaque with an inscription called “The Mark of the Educated Man.”