Shoe shoppers support mental health

Saving Grace blooms

Posted: April 29, 2018 at 1 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/CARIN SCHOPPMEYER James Vawter (from left), Cookie Parker, Brian Looney, Kent and Becky Shaffer, Raynisha Robinson, Sarah Gillmer and Lisa Chambers, Saving Grace board members, welcome guests to the Butterflies and Blooms benefit luncheon April 19 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers.

Ozark Guidance Foundation supporters were treated to a private preview and a chance to shop the Walk a Mile In My Shoes benefit sale of new and gently used shoes and handbags on April 13, the eve of the sale for the general public at the Holiday Inn in Springdale.

At a Glance

Walk a Mile In My Shoes preview

Who: Ozark Guidance Foundation

What: The eighth annual gently used shoes and handbags sale helps support offerings at the nonprofit mental health services provider.

When: April 13

Where: Holiday Inn in Springdale

Information: (800) 234-7052 or ozarkguidance.org

Cupcakes and Cocktails

Who: Miller McNeil Woordruff Foundation

What: The benefit yielded some $385,000 for the foundation.

When: April 13

Where: John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers

Information: (479) 903-1810 or imwithmiller.com

Butterflies and Blooms

Who: Saving Grace

What: The group works with young women who have “aged out” of foster care to help provide a support system.

When: April 19

Where: John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers

Information: (479) 636-1133 or savinggracenwa.org

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