Carin Schoppmeyer

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Big Bash to support mentoring group

Subscriber onlyBig Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Arkansas will launch a new fundraising event, "The Big Bash," on Sept. 29 at Barn at the Springs in Springdale. Continue reading...

Foundation lauds athletes

Shelter marks expansion, opening

Subscriber onlyThe Donald W. Reynolds Peace at Home Family Shelter welcomed guests Sept. 6 for a reception to mark the completion and opening of a second-floor addition. The expansion allowed the shelter to add 16 beds for survivors of domestic violence. Continue reading...

Golf garners gifts for groups

Open Avenues backers pregame

Subscriber onlySome 200 golfers teed up for the 13th Golf 4 a Cause on Aug. 28 at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers. The benefit for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkoma is the group's largest fundraiser and yielded nearly $134,000. Continue reading...

Razorbacks kick off football season

Foundation cools off

Subscriber onlyNearly 1,000 Razorback fans joined football coaches and players Aug. 18 at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center for the 2017 Arkansas Football Kickoff Luncheon. Continue reading...

Theater launches 12th season

Heels and Hammers helps Habitat

Subscriber onlyTheatreSquared and a couple hundred of its closest friends got together Aug. 10 at Record in Bentonville as the professional theater company launched its 12th season. Continue reading...

Silver becomes gold

Group lauds students, community

Subscriber onlyThere was no alchemy involved as silver turned to gold for Arkansas Children's Northwest. The 24th annual Will Golf 4 Kids golf tournament and the 10th annual Color of Hope Gala Aug. 4 raised $1.1 million for the children's hospital. Gala guests' attire and room decor reflected silver, the 2017 color of hope, at the benefit at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. Continue reading...

Tailgate season takes off

Subscriber onlyWith football season quickly approaching, folks are making plans for ancillary activities such as tailgating. Arkansas Support Network is among them, and the agency will host to "The Great Tailgate for Inclusion" on Sept. 8 at the Shiloh Square in downtown Springdale. Continue reading...

Bingo bounty boosts program

Supporters plant seeds of hope

Subscriber onlyHealing Gardens of Northwest Arkansas supporters planted Seeds of Hope at the second annual benefit July 26 at the Barn at the Springs in Springdale. Continue reading...

Group sets slate of benefits

Subscriber onlyCards, cars, golf, a walk and a gala await ALS Association Arkansas chapter supporters in fundraisers set for this month and September. Continue reading...

Group beats heat

Auxiliary augments hospice

Subscriber onlyCircle of Life Ladies Auxiliary members and friends gathered for the group's annual luncheon July 25 at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers. Continue reading...

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Becky Ungerer (from left), Terry Joe Robinson, Casandra Purtle, Brooke Crosby and Aziza-Naajee Gunn ...

Becky Ungerer (from left), Terry Joe Robinson, Casandra Purtle, Brooke Crosby and Aziza-Naajee Gunn volunteer at Golf 4 a Cause to...

Published: September 10, 2017

Amelia Bautista (second from left) is joined by her children, Bryndell Cook (from left), Byanca Cook...

Amelia Bautista (second from left) is joined by her children, Bryndell Cook (from left), Byanca Cook, Bliyge Cook and Bryton Cook,...

Published: August 27, 2017

Steuart Walton, Color of Hope keynote speaker (from left), Doug and Shelley McMillon and Charles and...

Steuart Walton, Color of Hope keynote speaker (from left), Doug and Shelley McMillon and Charles and Sue Redfield, gala chairmen, ...

Published: August 20, 2017

Coaches Kristin Killham, Ramay Junior High (from left); Chip Durham, Bentonville West; Jody Grant, B...

Coaches Kristin Killham, Ramay Junior High (from left); Chip Durham, Bentonville West; Jody Grant, Bentonville; Steve Peck, Rogers...

Published: August 6, 2017

Gary Adams (from left), Jessica Hudson, Betsy Broyles Arnold and Molly Arnold gather at the second a...

Gary Adams (from left), Jessica Hudson, Betsy Broyles Arnold and Molly Arnold gather at the second annual Drive and Dine for Demen...

Published: July 23, 2017

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