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Annual Membership

As a member of the American Studies Institute, you will enjoy many benefits and opportunities. The most significant is associated with the annual Distinguished Lecture Series. As a member, you receive preferred seating at each of the four annual series lectures, plus depending on your membership level, you may attend the pre-lecture Presidential reception with the speaker followed by the pre-lecture dinner with the speaker and other guests. Membership includes benefits for the twelve calendar months following the donation.

PATRIOT'S ENDOWMENT LEVEL MEMBERSHIP

Giving Level: $50,000+ 

The member and up to nine guests may attend the pre-lecture Presidential reception and dinner before each distinguished lecture in the series, plus 10 reserved preferred seats for the lecture.

AMERICA LEVEL MEMBERSHIP 

Giving level:$10,000-49,999

The member and up to five guests guests may attend the pre-lecture Presidential reception and dinner before each distinguished lecture in the series, plus six reserved preferred seats for the lecture.

LIBERTY LEVEL MEMBERSHIP

Giving level:$5,000-9,999

The member and up to three guests may attend the pre-lecture Presidential reception and dinner before each distinguished lecture in the series, plus four reserved seats for the lecture.

CONSTITUTIONAL LEVEL MEMBERSHIP

Giving level:$2,500-4,999

The member and one guest may attend the pre-lecture Presidential reception and dinner before each distinguished lecture in the series, plus two reserved seats for the lecture.

FREE ENTERPRISE LEVEL MEMBERSHIP

Giving level:$1,000-2,499

The member and one guest may attend the dinner with the speaker and other guests before each distinguished lecture in the series, plus two reserved seats for the lecture.

FREEDOM LEVEL MEMBERSHIP

Giving level:$600-999

The donor and one guest will receive two reserved seats for each distinguished lecture in the series.

American Studies Institute Sponsors and Endowment 2020-2021

(updated January 13, 2021)

American Studies Endowment

Jack W. McNutt Endowment

America's Club ($10,000+)

Matt Bell

Liberty Club ($5,000-9,999)

Blair and Karen Bryan

June Carter

Saide Leggett

Bill McCauley

Unity Health (WCMC)

White River Flooring

Constitutional Club ($2,500-4,999)

Mark and Amy Carroll

Chick-fil-A/Searcy, Matthew and Hollie Harbin

Drs. Debbie and Richard Duke

Margaret Helms

Dr. Mike and Elaine Justus

Brett and Kim Kirkman

Kelly and Anna Koonce

Roger and Marilyn McMennamy

Joel and Mona Pritchett

The Bug Man Inc. of Searcy/Rob and Beth Davis

The Bug Man Inc. of Little Rock/Becky Cranford

Scott and Amy Westjohn

Free Enterprise Club ($1,000-2,499)

Arkansas Testing Labs/Neville and Jana Adams

Dr. Finis and Bette Bailey Jr.

Patricia Berry

Dr. Kyle and Kellee Blickenstaff

Richard and Lisa Cargile

Dr. Jim and Susan Carr

Centennial Bank

Charlie's Auto Paint & Body, Inc.

Dr. Jim and Maralyn Citty

Colton's Steak House and Grill

Dr. Jared and Casey Cox

Mark and Roxi Crews

Brooks and Jill Davis

Fran Dugger

Al and Carla Fowler

Dr. Tim and Tammie Hacker

Stephen Harbison

Rick and Susan Harper

Kent and Kim Horton

Jim and Sue House

J.R. and Kathy Howard

John and Denise Lake

Steve and Edna Lake

Carl and Dottie Lindsey

Donnie and Leah Miller

Paul and Jan Morgan

Nancy Lake Pickle and Charles Pickle

Dr. Bob and Charlann Reely

Regions Bank

Dr. Porter and Carol Rodgers

Searcy Dermatology/Dr. Brad White

John and Beverly Simmons

Simmons First Bank

Van and Rachel Simpson

Bill Spear III

Zearl Watson

Freedom Club ($600-999)

Peggy Shaffer

Dr. Arthur and Sheri Shearin