Giving group awards grants

Shelter lauds supporters

Posted: October 29, 2017 at 1 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/CARIN SCHOPPMEYER Cameron and Monica Smith, Nox Stelatta honorary chairmen (from left), and Brandy and John Furner, honorary hosts, welcome guests to the Youth Bridge fundraiser Oct. 19 in Rogers.

Youth Bridge backers gathered for a unique, art-filled evening Oct. 19 at Nox Stellata: A Starry, Starry Night Fundraiser at 2 La Coste Court at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers. The 300 guests helped the nonprofit organization raise some $75,000 to support its Legacy Program and residential treatment at the group's Children's Campus.

At a Glance

Nox Stellata: A Starry, Starry Night

Who: Youth Bridge

What: Backers gathered for a unique, art-filled evening.

When: Oct. 19

Where: 2 Le Coste in Rogers

Information: (479) 575-9471

Courage Award Luncheon

Who: Peace at Home Family Shelter

What: Peace at Home presented awards to Melissa Rogers of Fayetteville Public Schools and Alpha Chi Omega, Delta Rho Chapter.

When: Oct. 20

Where: Mermaids Seafood Restaurant in Fayetteville

Information: (479) 444-8310 or

Voting event

Who: University of Arkansas Women’s Giving Circle

What: The giving group voted on and presented grants worth more than $100,000 to seven university programs.

When: Oct. 20

Where: University House in Fayetteville

Information: (479) 575-2381 of

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