New center lifts kids

Chefs cook for cause

Posted: October 22, 2017 at 1 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/CARIN SCHOPPMEYER Valarie and Justin Sappington, with their daughters Abbie (from left), Lauren and Hadley, are the March of Dimes Ambassador Family at the Signature Chefs Auction of Northwest Arkansas on Oct. 12 at Brightwater in Bentonville.

A dozen area chefs joined forces for the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction of Northwest Arkansas on Oct. 12 at Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food in Bentonville. Some 200 guests helped raise more than $112,000 for the nonprofit organization.

At a Glance

Signature Chefs Auction

Who: March of Dimes

What: A dozen area chefs joined forces to help raise money for the organization.

When: Oct. 12

Where: Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food

Next: March for Babies, March 13

Information: (870) 932-0300 or marchofdimes.org/arkansas

Groundbreaking

Who: Helen R. Walton Children’s Enrichment Center

What: The group broke ground on the site for the Early Childhood Initiatives Center

When: Thursday Oct. 19

Where: J Street in Bentonville

Information: (479) 273-3552 or hwcec.org

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