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Carin Schoppmeyer

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Reba rocks for children's shelter

Foundation wields Power of the Purse

Subscriber onlyReba McEntire helped the Northwest Arkansas Children's Shelter draw a sold-out crowd of more than 1,300 fans and shelter supporters for the annual Starlight Gala on March 7 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. The mega-star's special performance at the fundraiser was sponsored by General Mills and helped the shelter net some $480,000. Continue reading...

Gala goes country chic

Subscriber onlyThe Sunshine School and Development Center is inviting supporters to get “country chic” for the nonprofit organization’s annual Sunshine Gala. The benefit, set for April 11, will return to Horton Farms in Gravette for a third year. Continue reading...

Symphony marks milestone

Competition heats up cold day

Subscriber onlySnow on the ground and predicted ice to follow did nothing to chill support for the 10th annual Chilirhea benefit Feb. 28 at the Fayetteville Town Center. Continue reading...

Student-athletes lauded

Tapas, tinis treat guests

Subscriber onlyThe Razorback Foundation Salute to Excellence Red Tie Dinner and Auction and fifth annual Tapas and Tinis to benefit St. Vincent de Paul School comprised a fundraiser double-header on Feb. 21 in Rogers. Continue reading...

Opener sets record

Laughter, libations combine for theater

Subscriber onlySome 1,000 guests helped the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Arkansas net a record setting $320,000 at the Northwest Arkansas Wine Opener on Feb. 20 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. Continue reading...

Running, kissing, kicking

Benefits offer unique experiences, good causes

Subscriber onlyMARCH Soup Sunday Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families 1 4-7 p.m. -- The 14th annual Northwest Arkansas Soup Sunday will be at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale. The Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families fundraiser will feature dozens of soups from area restaurants with a VIP room offering a special soup by chef Alan Dierks. Continue reading...

Exhibition a 'convergence'

Arts center supporters go incognito

Subscriber onlyChampagne and chocolates are said to cure many ills. (Can't hurt, right?) In the case of the Jackson L. Graves Foundation, the pairing helped the nonprofit organization raise more than $20,000 at the seventh annual Ooh! La, La! benefit Feb. 12 at The Garden Room in Fayetteville. Continue reading...

Arts center kicks off festival

Go Red sets new records

The men of Phi Delta Theta at the University of Arkansas welcomed more than 200 guests to the third annual Fight for Brother Lou Gehrig fundraiser Feb. 7 at the Holiday Inn in Springdale. Continue reading...

Razorbacks celebrate signing day

Komen kicks off race season

Subscriber onlySusan G. Komen Ozark Affiliate supporters gathered Jan. 30 at the UARK Bowl in Fayetteville for the It's Time for Race for the Cure kickoff party. The Race for the Cure, the nonprofit organization's largest annual fundraiser, is slated for April 25 at Pinnacle Hills Promenade in Rogers. Continue reading...

Gala combines camo, couture

Havenwood supporters will don Camo and Couture for the nonprofit organization's annual Angel Gala benefit Feb. 14 at the Bentonville DoubleTree Suites. Continue reading...

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