Carin Schoppmeyer

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Foundation makes run for the roses

Local musician lauded

Subscriber onlyLocal jazz musicians and other enthusiasts gathered April 29 as the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville played host to a reception to laud local jazz fixture Robert Ginsburg, one of 26 of this year's recipients of the Jazz Journalist Hero award. The association presents the award nationally to people who are "advocates, altruists, activists, aiders and abettors of jazz and who have had significant impact in their community." Continue reading...

Red Cross lauds heroes

Museum lets adults join fun

Subscriber onlyLED lights, fused plastic, wearable cardboard, Walmart bags and even some fabric became attire April 28 at On the Rocks: MakerFashion at the Scott Family Amazeum in Bentonville. The adults-only evening at the children's museum offered a chance for some 400 guests to flex their creativity to fashion wearable works using unconventional materials provided by the museum. Continue reading...

College marks milestone

Scholarship group celebrates success

Subscriber onlySingle Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas backers and students gathered for lunch April 23 at Mermaids Seafood Restaurant in Fayetteville to celebrate the successful conclusion of the nonprofit organization’s Pathway to Prosperity Campaign and award scholarships. Continue reading...

'Sheep dogs' lauded

Wine dinner supports Kenya projects

Subscriber onlyRestore Humanity backers gathered April 17 for the nonprofit organization's annual wine dinner. The fundraiser yielded more than $41,000 to help support Restore Humanity's mission. Continue reading...

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...

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Bob and Becky Alexander, Greening of the Garden honorary chairmen (from right), Pete Proffer, Lisa and Steve Lockwood, Connie Mors...

Published: May 22, 2016

Tim and Heather Marrin (from left) and Jaime and Clark Frye help represent Procter & Gamble at the B...

Tim and Heather Marrin (from left) and Jaime and Clark Frye help represent Procter & Gamble at the BFF pre-party.

Published: May 15, 2016

Jean Ann Fennel (from left), Michelle Fyfe and Mary Fennel visit at the Restore Humanity wine dinner...

Jean Ann Fennel (from left), Michelle Fyfe and Mary Fennel visit at the Restore Humanity wine dinner.

Published: May 1, 2016

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

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