Carin Schoppmeyer

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UA launches campaign

‘Gentlemen’ help fund Hope

Subscriber onlyThe University of Arkansas officially launched the $1 billion fundraising undertaking, Campaign Arkansas, with a gala dinner Sept. 16 at Bud Walton Arena on the university campus in Fayetteville with the theme "Arkansas for the Ages." Continue reading...

Evening seeds farm programs

Subscriber onlyApple Seeds Teaching Farm hosts the third annual "An Evening at the Farm" on Oct. 1 at the farm, 1699 Hillcrest Ave. in Fayetteville. Continue reading...

UAMS finds Northwest Arkansas friends

Garden features local chefs

Subscriber onlyThe Botanical Garden of the Ozarks saw more than 500 supporters for the annual Chefs in the Garden benefit Tuesday evening at the garden in Fayetteville. Guests were able to sample tastes created by area chefs, then vote for their favorite chef. Chef Thor Maher of Ella's Restaurant took the 2016 Best Chef honors. The benefit helped bring in and estimated $35,000 that will go to support the garden and its children's educational programs. Continue reading...

Art aids women’s shelter, residents

Subscriber onlyCharles Pearce and John Robert Willer, both of Eureka Springs, are the 2016 feature artists for the Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter benefit, Fresh StART, on Oct. 1. The seventh iteration of the the fundraiser will be held at The Grand at 117 in Rogers and will feature works from other area artists, as well as pieces created by women and children residing in the shelter. The art is currently on display at Two25 Gallery and Wine Bar in Bentonville and will be available for purchase in the evening’s silent auction. Continue reading...

Sports hall gains members

United Way welcomes author

Subscriber onlyJoseph Steinmetz, University of Arkansas chancellor, and his wife, Sandy, welcomed new and veteran faculty to Fowler House, the chancellor's residence on the UA campus in Fayetteville, on Aug. 29. The annual open house is an opportunity for new faculty members to meet university administrators and colleagues from other departments and colleges. Continue reading...

Girls brew up backing

Subscriber onlyGirls Inc. of Fort Smith hopes to brew up support for the nonprofit organization with the “Fest of Ale” set for Saturday at the Starlight Event Center by MovieLounge. Continue reading...

Burlsworth backers get preview

Hydration foundation comes home

Subscriber onlyThe Cool Summer Homecoming benefit Aug. 20 netted a cool $60,000 for the Kendrick Fincher Hydration Foundation. Some 400 guests joined the nonprofit organization at the Fayetteville Town Center for the annual fundraiser. Continue reading...

Finest join for cystic fibrosis care, cure

Subscriber onlyThirty Northwest Arkansas young professionals have joined forces to help raise money for the Arkansas chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for this year’s “Weekend with the Finest,” set for Sept. 9-10. The group is this year’s class of the Finest honorees and has spent the last several weeks competing to raise money for the nonprofit organization. Continue reading...

Theater group, Hogs kick off seasons

Group lauds students, program backers

Subscriber onlyTheatreSquared opened another season with big news Aug. 16 at its annual kickoff party at the home of Denise and Hershey Garner in Fayetteville. Continue reading...

Children's hospital gets boost from blue benefit

Clinic marks milestone anniversary

Subscriber onlyArkansas Children's Hospital Foundation backers are definitely not singing the blues after the ninth annual Color of Hope gala Aug. 5 helped the group bring in a record $1.15 million, along with the Will Golf 4 Kids tournament, that will go toward the construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest. Continue reading...

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Kevin Crass (from left), Charles Scharlau and David Snowden visit at the UA campaign kickoff Sept. 1...

Kevin Crass (from left), Charles Scharlau and David Snowden visit at the UA campaign kickoff Sept. 16.

Published: September 25, 2016

Chef Steven Brooks (from left) talks with Mack and Diane Epps at Chefs in the Garden.

Chef Steven Brooks (from left) talks with Mack and Diane Epps at Chefs in the Garden.

Published: September 18, 2016

Cliff Powell (from left), Ken and Cyndy Hatfield and Billy Joe Moody help support the Razorback Foun...

Cliff Powell (from left), Ken and Cyndy Hatfield and Billy Joe Moody help support the Razorback Foundation at the Sports Hall of H...

Published: September 11, 2016

Meredith Wiktorowski (from left), Nevada Efird, Amy Combs, Heather Foitek and Andrea Morris, Fincher...

Meredith Wiktorowski (from left), Nevada Efird, Amy Combs, Heather Foitek and Andrea Morris, Fincher Foundation board members, wel...

Published: September 4, 2016

Barb Putman (from left), Denise Garner and Jennifer Irwin visit at the TheatreSquared season kickoff...

Barb Putman (from left), Denise Garner and Jennifer Irwin visit at the TheatreSquared season kickoff Aug. 16 at the Garners’ home ...

Published: August 28, 2016

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