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Groups Request Promotion Money

Posted: November 12, 2012 at 2:56 a.m.

Twenty-five event organizers and nonprofit groups have requested nearly $300,000 this fall from the Advertising and Promotion Commission.

At A Glance

Money Requests

Groups requesting money from the Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion Commission at today’s 2 p.m. meeting are as follows:

Fayetteville Underground — $40,000 (General promotion and advertising)

Uptown Fayetteville’s Freedom Fireworks — $25,000 (July 4)

TheatreSquared — $25,000 (2013 programming)

Hooten Kickoff Classic — $20,000 (Sept. 2)

Joe Martin Stage Race — $20,000 (April 25-28)

Last Night Fayetteville — $16,100 (Dec. 31-Jan. 1)

Fayetteville Youth Baseball — $16,000 (Walker Park canopies)

Blues in the Natural State Festival — $15,000 (April 6-7)

Dig In! Food and Farming Festival — $14,500 (Feb. 28-March 2)

NWA Earth Days — $12,000 (April 5-May 13)

Arts Live Theatre — $10,000 (2013 programming)

Community Creative Center — $10,000 (Branding)

7A Boys and Girls State Basketball Tournament — $10,000 (Feb. 27-March 2)

Fayetteville Foam Fest — $10,000 (TBD)

Fayetteville High School Weekend of Champions — $9,000 (May 17-18)

NCAA Men’s Golf Regional Championships — $7,500 (May 16-18)

NCAA Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships — $7,000 (March 8-9)

Iron Pig Festival — $5,000 (March 30)

Merry Little Christmas at Mount Sequoyah — $5,000 (Dec. 8)

Ozark Valley Triathlon — $5,000 (June 23)

SEC Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships — $3,500 (Feb. 22-24)

Fayetteville High School Tri-State Volleyball Challenge — $3,000 (Sept. 21)

NWA Men’s Expo — $2,512 (March 13)

WordCamp Fayetteville — $2,000 (July 26-28)

Fayetteville High School DECA Fashion Show — In-kind donation (Feb. 7)

Total — $293,112

Source: Fayetteville Advertising And Promotion Commission

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