Carin Schoppmeyer

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Chocolate, wine pairing benefits foundation

Subscriber onlyJackson L. Graves Foundation backers gathered Feb. 9 at the Garden Room in Fayetteville for the eighth annual Ooh! la, la! benefit. The chocolate and wine pairing event drew more than 120 guests who helped raise some $37,000 for the nonprofit organization. Continue reading...

Razorbacks lauded, signed

Youth serve in community

Subscriber onlyTeen Action & Support Center backers went "All In Northwest Arkansas" on Jan. 28 at the Embassy Suites in Rogers. The more than $62,000 from the casino night benefit will help the center provide free support services for teenagers and their families. Jennifer Krein, TASC director of education and resources, said the center served some 420 families through a variety of offerings such as In Service, First Steps, The Closet, Teen Thrive and Restore. Continue reading...

Recess to raise money

Subscriber onlySupporters of the Helen R. Walton Child Enrichment Center in Bentonville will pay tribute to the legacy of the center’s namesake with “Recess at the Hive” on Feb. 25 at 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville. The fundraiser is planned to earn money for the construction of a facility for the Helen R. Walton Early Childhood Initiative Center Continue reading...

Amazeum heats up

Group paints the town red

Subscriber onlyPaint the Town Red on Jan. 21 at the Fayetteville Town Center drew a soldout crowd of more than 1,180 guests who helped the nonprofit American Heart Association net more than $260,000. Continue reading...

CCOA says 'farewell,' 'hello' to leaders

Theater reveals season

Subscriber onlyKiss a Pig Gala "Boarway" candidates convened for a kickoff party Jan. 13 to start their capital campaigns to raise money to benefit the American Diabetes Association. The candidate who raises the most for the nonprofit organization in the large or small business category will have the honor of puckering up to a porker at the annual fundraiser at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. The pig is used by the organization in a nod to the first source of insulin for those with diabetes. Continue reading...

King remembered

Concert supports summer camp

Subscriber onlyOzark Plantation Band came together Jan. 13 at Mermaids in Fayetteville for a one-night-only reunion concert to benefit Arkansas Support Network. Continue reading...

Razorbacks preview football recruits

Subscriber onlyThe George Billingsley Northwest Arkansas Razorback Club hosts "Signing Day on the Hill" on Feb. 2 at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale. Continue reading...

Medical school marks decade in region

Foundation spreads good cheer

Subscriber onlyDozens of folks filled the Fayetteville home of Kelly and Scott Syer on Dec. 18, bearing dozens and dozens ... and dozens of cookies for the 13th annual "Spread Good Cheer" cookie exchange. The party is a way for guests to stock up on cookies for their families while helping the Jackson L. Graves Foundation spread goodwill at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock. Continue reading...

Hospice lauds leader

House opens for family respite

Subscriber onlyLife Styles Inc. friends and clients gathered Dec. 12 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Fayetteville for the nonprofit organization's annual holiday party. The evening featured dinner and live music from Jeff Fox and Justin Jones. Continue reading...

Museum lauds inaugural members

Bold bartenders battle

Subscriber onlyPatrons of the Peel Compton Foundation gathered for the "Gala at The Peel Mansion" benefit on Dec. 10 in Bentonville. Continue reading...

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 James and Angie Graves (from left), Lori Fink and Meredith Lowry enjoy Ooh! la, la! on Feb. 9 at th...

James and Angie Graves (from left), Lori Fink and Meredith Lowry enjoy Ooh! la, la! on Feb. 9 at the Garden Room in Fayetteville.

Published: February 19, 2017

Jeff Long, UA vice chancelor and athletic director (from left), Jen and Razorback football head coac...

Jeff Long, UA vice chancelor and athletic director (from left), Jen and Razorback football head coach Bret Bieleman, and “The voic...

Published: February 12, 2017

J’sante Warren (from left), Reggie Wootson, Daedrian Gore, Roshard Johnson, Avery Winston and Keithe...

J’sante Warren (from left), Reggie Wootson, Daedrian Gore, Roshard Johnson, Avery Winston and Keithen Harrell, of the Alpha Phi Al...

Published: January 22, 2017

UAMS Chancellor Dr. Dan Rahn (from left), Pearl McElfish, UAMS NW vice chancellor, Reed and Mary Ann...

UAMS Chancellor Dr. Dan Rahn (from left), Pearl McElfish, UAMS NW vice chancellor, Reed and Mary Ann Greenwood and UA President Do...

Published: January 15, 2017

Jerry Roberts (from left), Bill Mathews and Greg Lancelot celebrate the opening of the new Ronald Mc...

Jerry Roberts (from left), Bill Mathews and Greg Lancelot celebrate the opening of the new Ronald McDonald House.

Published: January 8, 2017

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