Heart Association launches pilot

Word warriors win for literacy council

Posted: February 4, 2018 at 1 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/CARIN SCHOPPMEYER Dr. Margaret Tremwell (from left), Dr. Jennifer Hall, chief of the American Heart Association Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine, and Suzy and Chuck Fehlig gather at a supporter forum Thursday at Advantage Solutions in Rogers.

Armed with Scrabble tiles and prodigious vocabularies, Literacy Council of Benton County backers entered battle in the 11th annual Scrabble Wars benefit.

Scrabble Wars

Who: Literacy Council of Benton County

What: Supporters vied for vocabulary victories at the 11th annual benefit.

When: Jan. 27

Where: Four Points by Sheraton

Information: (479) 273-3486 or goliteracy.org

Supporters forum

Who: Northwest Arkansas American Heart Association

What: Northwest Arkansas is one of seven markets nationwide to pilot the national association’s My Research Legacy program.

When: Thursday

Where: Advantage Solutions in Rogers

Next: Go Red for Women, Feb. 27; Northwest Arkansas Heart Walk, April 14; 2018 Northwest Arkansas Heart Ball on May 12

Information: (479) 439-6800, heart.org/fayetteville or myresearchlegacy.org

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