Events back bigs, little

Garden group sprouts hope

Posted: October 8, 2017 at 1 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/CARIN SCHOPPMEYER William and Jane Douglas (from left) and Amy and Jeff Greer help support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Arkansas at the "Big Event" on Sept. 28 at the Barn at the Springs in Springdale.

Chase Family Foundation backers donated some 570 bras during the third annual "Help the Girls" benefit Sept. 21 at the Springdale Country Club. The bras were for residents at Peace at Home Family Shelter and the Northwest Arkansas Women's Shelter.

At a Glance

Help the Girls

Who: Chase Family Foundation

What: Bras collected at the event were donated to Peace at Home Family Shelter and the Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter

When: Sept. 21

Where: Springdale Country Club

Information: (479) 601-4800 or chasefamilyfoundation.com

Sprouting Hope through Education

Who: Healing Gardens of Northwest Arkansas

What: Proceeds from the luncheon will go toward construction of the therapeutic garden.

When: Sept. 28

Where: Center for Nonprofits at St. Mary’s in Rogers

Next: Winter Garden Ball, Dec.9

Information: (479) 366-6944 or healinggardensofnwa.org

The Big Event and Big Bash

Who: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Arkansas

What: The two events helped raise some $190,000 for the mentoring organization.

When: Sept. 28, Sept. 29

Where: The Barn at the Springs in Springdale

Next: Bowl for Kids’ Sake Battle of the Banks, early spring 2018

Information: (479) 966-4366 or bbbsnwa.org

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