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Center launches campaign

Museum forest transforming

Subscriber onlyNearly 700 Northwest Arkansas Food Bank backers joined the nonprofit organization at its annual Jewels of Giving Gala benefit Nov. 28 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. Continue reading...

Center marks opening night

Supporters keep light of hope going

Subscriber onlyThe ninth annual Light of Hope breakfast and lunch on Nov. 17 to benefit CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Northwest Arkansas drew some 700 guests to the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers for breakfast and 300 for the luncheon at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale. Combined, the two netted more than $215,000 for the nonprofit organization. Continue reading...

Foundation lauds leaders

Art aids Hospice

Subscriber onlyWashington Regional Foundation lauded long-time donors, board members and other supporters at the Legacy, Leadership and Loyalty reception Nov. 1 at the Pat Walker Center for Seniors in Fayetteville and welcomed them to the inaugural Legacy Society. Continue reading...

Big night gets bigger

Center expanding

Subscriber onlyLoving Choices welcomed some 1,000 supporters for its annual benefit banquet Oct. 27 at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale. The benefit helped the group raise more than $340,000. Continue reading...

Museum takes over tap

Subscriber onlyShiloh Museum of Ozark History invites Northwest Arkansans to join the staff and board of directors for the "Tap Takeover" on Nov. 15 at Arkansas' only cidery, Black Apple Crossing in Springdale. Continue reading...

Dance exhibtion launches

Pagnozzi patrons step up

Subscriber onlyThe Art of American Dance exhibition sponsors enjoyed a special preview of Crystal Bridges of American Art Museum's newest temporary exhibition Oct. 20 at the museum in Bentonville. Continue reading...

Big Wigs back Komen

Friends rally for Tommy V

Subscriber onlyPeace at Home Family Shelter presented Community Courage Awards to Lynda Belvedresi and the Junior League of Northwest Arkansas at their fifth annual luncheon Oct. 14 at Mermaids Seafood Restaurant in Fayetteville. Continue reading...

Giving group grants awards

Supporters sip, savor

Subscriber onlyBoys & Girls Club of Benton County supporters joined the group for the second annual Sip and Savor on Oct. 6 at Four Points by Sheraton in Bentonville. Area restaurants provided the food, and partygoers voted for their Favorite Food of the Evening, which came from Bonefish Grill. Continue reading...

Chefs join march

Subscriber onlyMarch of Dimes supporters will have the chance to munch on culinary creations from local chefs Oct. 27 at the Fayetteville Town Center during the annual Signature Chefs Auction benefit. The evening will feature a "culinary showcase," wines, craft beer, dessert and silent and live auctions. Continue reading...

Backers go big

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Subscriber onlyBig Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Arkansas backers went big for the mentoring program, helping the group raise some $170,000 at The Big Event on Sept. 29 at the Barn at the Springs in Springdale. Continue reading...

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Jim and Ann McKenzie (from left), Marshall McKenzie, Marilyn Bogle, Bob and Becky Alexander and Tina...

Jim and Ann McKenzie (from left), Marshall McKenzie, Marilyn Bogle, Bob and Becky Alexander and Tina and David Bogle help support ...

Published: December 4, 2016

Crystal Vickmark, CASA executive director (from left), Lisa and Bill Mayer and Leslie and Scott Rous...

Crystal Vickmark, CASA executive director (from left), Lisa and Bill Mayer and Leslie and Scott Rouse gather at the Light of Hope ...

Published: November 27, 2016

Billie Starr (third from left) is joined by family members Kent and Sara Starr (from left), Shannon ...

Billie Starr (third from left) is joined by family members Kent and Sara Starr (from left), Shannon Starr Arcana, Rachel Sloan and...

Published: November 20, 2016

Susan and Tom Coughlin Jr., Patrick and Meredith Woodruff, Rhonda Woodruff and Dana Johnson help sup...

Susan and Tom Coughlin Jr., Patrick and Meredith Woodruff, Rhonda Woodruff and Dana Johnson help support Circle of Life Hospice at...

Published: November 13, 2016

Heather and Alden Napier (from left), Big Night co-chairman Shawn and Barb Baldwin, Ronnie and Candy...

Heather and Alden Napier (from left), Big Night co-chairman Shawn and Barb Baldwin, Ronnie and Candy Robinson and Matt and Sara He...

Published: November 6, 2016

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