The Mena Polk County Chamber of Commerce is the oldest and largest business organization in Polk County and exists to unite the efforts of business and professional individuals to promote and advance the economic, civic, industrial, professional, cultural, and social welfare of the Mena/Polk County Area. It enables its membership to accomplish collectively what no one can do individually. We welcome you to join us!
524 Sherwood Ave. Mena, AR 71953
The Chamber Spotlight of the Week is on ARVAC, Inc. of Mena, AR--
Since its inception in 1965, the Arkansas River Valley Area Council , or ARVAC, Inc. has been dedicated to building a diverse portfolio of services to meet the needs of low-income families in the region. They serve a nine-county area in the Arkansas River Valley, including Conway, Franklin, Johnson, Logan, Scott, Perry, Polk, Pope, and Yell counties.
Established as part of President Johnson’s War on Poverty, ARVAC’s programs have consistently been shaped around providing residents access to resources that increase self-sufficiency and provide opportunities to move into the middle class.
ARVAC, Inc. offers several different services locally and statewide including Freedom House, Head Start, food banks, Neighborhood Center, homeless shelters, and multiple community programs such as the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, Crisis Intervetnion Program, Dream for Success, and the Senior Citizen Commodity Supplemental Food Program.
For more information on ARVAC and the services they offer you can go to www.arvacinc.org, call them at 479-394-4707, or stop by their local offices located in the Polk County Office Complex at 606 Pine Avenue.
606 Pine Avenue, #11
Mena, AR 71953
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