Miss Arkansas Cori Keller to Headline Baptist Health Foundation’s Steak Soiree in Arkadelphia

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Join Baptist Health Foundation for an enjoyable event with purpose Thursday, May 16, in Arkadelphia, headlined by 2023 Miss Arkansas Cori Keller. 

This year’s Steak Soiree will be held at the Ouachita Baptist University Walker Conference Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. It will feature a steak dinner prepared by World Champion steak griller David Nelson and his team as well as entertainment and a silent auction.

Keller is a native of Stuttgart and a two-time graduate of Arkansas State University. With a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and a Master of Science in Mass Communication, Keller has worked professionally in marketing, fundraising development and sports media. This past June, she was crowned Miss Arkansas 2023 and was awarded $33,000 in scholarships. In January, she traveled to Orlando to compete in the Miss America 2024 pageant against 51 women and secured an impressive position among the top 10 contestants. 

Now, Keller travels the state as the Official Goodwill Ambassador of Arkansas where she promotes her personal initiative, Feeding the Future: Collaborative Solutions to Hunger.

Proceeds from this year’s Steak Soiree will be used to renovate two hospital rooms into hospice rooms at Baptist Health Medical Center-Arkadelphia. Your support will enhance our services and the compassionate care we provide to patients and their families walking through life’s final journey.

Tickets for the Steak Soiree are $75 and are available at Sponsorship opportunities are also available. For any questions, please call Baptist Health Foundation at (501) 202-1839.


About Baptist Health

For more than a century, Baptist Health has delivered all our best in health care through Christian compassion and innovative services. Baptist Health, Arkansas’ most comprehensive health care organization, is here For You. For Life. – with more than 250 points of access that include 12 hospitals; urgent care centers; a senior living community; over 100 primary and specialty care clinics; a college with studies in nursing and allied health; and a graduate residency program. It is also the largest private not-for-profit health care organization based in Arkansas, providing care through the support of approximately 11,000 employees, groundbreaking treatments, renowned physicians and community outreach programs. For more information about Baptist Health, visit, call Baptist Health HealthLine at 1-888-BAPTIST or download the myBaptistHealth app