Bentonville's Helen Walton Children's Enrichment Center breaks ground

Posted: October 20, 2017 at 1:04 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/CHARLIE KAIJO Kyle Peterson director of the Walton Family Foundation, speaks Thursday in front of Crystal Bridges in Bentonville. The Helen Walton Children's Enrichment Center broke ground on its new facility in Bentonville.

An education and training center broke ground on its new facility Thursday, which will help its work toward getting all of Northwest Arkansas early childhood programs state-quality accredited.

Campaign status

Helen Walton Children’s Enrichment Center and Early Childhood Initiatives Center is still looking to raise $1.2 million to meet its $16.5 million It Takes A Village To Raise A Child campaign goal. Anyone interested in making a donation or sponsorship should contact Sunny Lane or Kristen Herbert at (479) 273-3552.

Source: Staff report

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