Bikes and Blues charitable benefits felt during holiday season

Posted: December 25, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Brandon Baskin, a student at Life Styles Inc., looks Wednesday through the Holiday Art Sale gallery inside the Stensgaard Center in Fayetteville. Artists of the facility created the pieces that include painting, bead jewelry, Christmas ornaments and paper goods for sale with a percentage going to the artist and the art program.

FAYETTEVILLE -- Bikes, Blues & BBQ is going to have to change the tagline on its website.

Brandi Tyner, lead art teacher at Life Styles Inc., moves Wednesday through the Holiday Art Sale gallery inside the Stensgaard Center in Fayetteville.

Bikes, Blues & BBQ charities

The following organizations received direct donations from the 2017 festival:

Apple Seeds — $1,000

Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Arkansas — $5,000

Arkansas Children’s Hospital — $20,000

Arkansas Support Network — $4,106

Boy Scout Troop 122 — $1,200

Camp Alliance — $5,185

Center for Sexual Assault — $484

Childcare Aware — $999

Children’s Advocacy Center of Benton County — $1,000

Children’s Safety Center — $3,353

Community Creative Center — $2,000

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation — $1,385

Donald W. Reynolds Boys and Girls Club — $7,710

Epic Compassionaries — $129

Essentials Outreach — $1,157

Equestrian Bridges — $1,000

Fayetteville High School Band Boosters — $5,000

Fayetteville Lions Club — $3,305

Fayetteville Police Department — $2,749

Fayetteville Public Education Foundation — $4,000

Habitat for Humanity of Washington County — $2,298

Havenwood — $2,889

Jackson L. Graves Foundation — $2,168

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation — $1,939

Life Styles — $4,000

Lincoln High School Athletic Boosters — $1,500

Lincoln Pound Pals — $1,000

Open Avenues — $2,800

Pagnozzi Charities — $4,000

Peace at Home Family Shelter — $2,078

Ralph Baker Memorial Scholarship Fund — $2,000

Senior Center Coalition — $145

Sequoyah Kiwanis — $6,000

Walton Arts Center — $11,410

Washington County 4-H — $800

Washington County Fairgrounds — $4,000

Welcome Health — $2,138

Youth Bridge — $2,000

Total — $125,593

The following organizations raised money during the event:

Camp Alliance — $3,801

Fayetteville Fraternal Order of Police — $11,800

Fayetteville Lions Club — $623

International Association of Firefighters — $40,000

Lincoln Pound Pals — $2,000

National Federation of the Blind — $230

Odyssey of the Mind — $257

Perfect Timing Baseball — $2,000

Springdale Fraternal Order of Police — $4,116

Washington County 4-H — $6,134

Washington County Fairgrounds — $65,213

Space rental fee donations to nonprofit groups — $8,400

Total — $144,575

Grand total — $270,168

Source: Bikes, Blues & BBQ

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