Association applauds alumni, friends

Wigs go big for Komen

Posted: November 12, 2017 at 1 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/CARIN SCHOPPMEYER Big Wigs Jennifer Marie Miller (from left), Kerry Bailey, Tracy Mitchell, Biggest Wig Marybeth Hays, Chris Lamson and Nick Nabholz help support Komen Ozark at the Pink Ribbon Luncheon on Oct. 27 at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale.

The annual Pink Ribbon Luncheon on Oct. 27 drew Susan G. Komen Ozark pink-clad supporters to the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale and brought in more than $100,000.

At a Glance

Pink Ribbon Luncheon

Who: Susan G. Komen Ozark

What: The benefit luncheon featured Big Wigs and a fashion show.

When: Oct. 27

Where: Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale

Next: 20th annual Komen Ozark Race for the Cure, April 28

Information: (479) 750-7465 or komenozark.org

Friends Reception

Who: Walton Arts Center

What: The annual gathering is a thank-you to patrons for their support of the nonprofit organization.

When: Nov. 2

Where: The arts center in Fayetteville

Next: Old Crow Medicine Show Performing Blonde on Blonde, Thursday Nov. 16

Information: (479) 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org

Arkansas Alumni Awards

Who: University of Arkansas Alumni Association

What: The association held its 73rd annual Alumni Awards Celebration to laud outstanding alumni, friends of the university and faculty members.

When: Nov. 3

Where: Fayetteville Town Center

Next: Hog Wild Tailgates, Nov. 18, 24

Information: (479) 575-2801 or arkansasalumni.org

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