Carin Schoppmeyer

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Girls go on the run

Nettles headlines Starlight

Subscriber onlySome 250 guests gathered for the Outside the Box Luncheon on April 8 at Avondale Gardens and Chapel in Bentonville. The approximately $35,000 brought in by the luncheon will help support Girls on the Run Northwest Arkansas programs for third- through eighth-graders. Continue reading...

Red Cross heralds heroes

Subscriber onlyThe American Red Cross serving Northwest Arkansas will celebrate their work and laud exceptional volunteers at the annual Celebration of Heroes benefit May 5 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. Traditionally held as a dinner, organizers changed the event to a breakfast gathering this year. Continue reading...

Ales, tails cook up support

Komen awards grants

Subscriber onlyBlondes and brunettes faced off April 2 for the annual Blondes vs. Brunettes flag football game at Champions Stadium in Springdale to raise more than $31,000 for the Alzheimer's Association. Continue reading...

Youth of the Year lauded

Circle members help college students

Subscriber onlyMore than 900 Boys & Girls Club of Benton County backers joined the group for the Youth of the Year Celebration on March 31 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. Continue reading...

Arkansas Gives to benefit 595 charities

Subscriber onlyToday looks to be very promising for 595 Arkansas nonprofit organizations. Arkansas Gives, a 12-hour fundraising drive, will begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at 8 p.m. Donors may go to arkansasgives.org, select the nonprofit group they wish to support and make a donation. Continue reading...

McMillon headlines benefit luncheon

Groups laud local women

Subscriber onlyWomen's groups in Washington County gathered for the 17th annual Women's History Month banquet Monday at The Chancellor Hotel in Fayetteville. The evening was an opportunity to laud five local leaders as Washington County Women in History. Continue reading...

Police: Suspect in Virginia bus station shooting dead; 3 others hurt

RICHMOND, Va. — A gunman shot a Virginia state trooper Thursday at a busy bus terminal in the capital city of Richmond before he was shot dead by two other troopers, police said. Two civilians were hurt, though it was not clear if they had been shot. Continue reading...

Symphony lauds patrons

Group welcomes Davis

Subscriber onlyNetwork of Executive Women of Northwest members and other guests enjoyed An Evening with Geena Davis presented by P&G on March 10 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. Continue reading...

Nettles shines for Starlight Gala

Subscriber onlyJennifer Nettles will be the star of this year's Starlight Charity Gala on April 9 to benefit the Northwest Arkansas Children's Shelter. The evening at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers will also include a cocktail reception, dinner, live auction and after party with dancing. Items on the auction block include a Dallas Cowboys Club experience, a week at a chateau in the Brittany region of France for 14 people and a Mexican villa for 11 nights. Continue reading...

Life Styles celebrates possibilities

Komen kicks off

Subscriber onlySusan G. Komen for the Cure Ozark Affiliate kicked off the 2016 Race for the Cure with a reception for volunteers and and other supporters March 2 at Hunt Tower in Rogers. Continue reading...

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Arist and Mary Beth Mastorides (from left), Greg Russell, NWACS executive director, Renee Hutton and...

Arist and Mary Beth Mastorides (from left), Greg Russell, NWACS executive director, Renee Hutton and Steve Bratspies, NWACS board ...

Published: April 24, 2016

Pam McPherson (from left), Chris Calleja, Chris Ingram, Darlene Harrell, Mike Gilbert, Tiffany Dixon...

Pam McPherson (from left), Chris Calleja, Chris Ingram, Darlene Harrell, Mike Gilbert, Tiffany Dixon and Brad Schrag serve crawfis...

Published: April 17, 2016

Jack Eaton, Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Benton County executive director (from left); Sarah Be...

Jack Eaton, Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Benton County executive director (from left); Sarah Beers; Doug McMillon, Wal-Mart S...

Published: April 3, 2016

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

Bob and Becky Alexander (from left), Marilyn Bogle, David and Tina Bogle and Ann and Jim McKenzie gather at the Symphony of Northw...

Published: March 27, 2016

Judith McKenna (right), Koman Ozark Race for the Cure 2016 honorary chairwoman, visits with Sue Redf...

Judith McKenna (right), Koman Ozark Race for the Cure 2016 honorary chairwoman, visits with Sue Redfield, 2015 honorary chairwoman...

Published: March 20, 2016

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