LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (October 1, 2012) - Experience the beauty and grandeur of The Villa Marre located in the beautiful Quapaw Quarter Historic District asArkansas Hands & Voices(ARHV) hosts their 5th annual Tasting at Twilight.

Guests will enjoy the setting of this spectacular home and prominent landmark that has recently been restored to surpass even its original charm. Additionally, there will be a silent auction with a variety of items on which guests can bid.

The event is this Thursday, October 4 at 7 p.m. at The Villa Marie, located at 1321 Scott Street in Little Rock.

Reservations are $50 per person and can be made by emailing or calling 501-626-4640. Proceeds benefit ARHV.

Arkansas Hands & Voices provides non-biased support for families and embraces parent/professional collaboration to enable all children with hearing loss to reach their maximum potential.

Una Carroll's son Connor was identified through the Newborn Hearing Screening Program as having hearing loss and has received two cochlear implants over the past eleven years.

"I had the best experiences any parent could have, but what lead me to want to advocate for other families is because I met other families who did not have as great an experience or such a support network as I did so that's what is so important to me about Hands and Voices," says Carroll.

THV's Alyse Eady sat down with Audiologist Dr. Sam Atcherson and parent Una Carroll about the mission behind Arkansas Hands & Voices. Click on the THVideo!

If you are unable to attend the event, but would like to help support families of children who are deaf/hard of hearing, you may send a tax deductible donation to:

Arkansas Hands & Voices
PO Box 512
Conway, AR 72033

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