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Carin Schoppmeyer

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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...

Partiers Paint the Town Red

Musuem launches exibition

Subscriber onlyThe evening of Jan. 24 started in Rogers with the Northwest Arkansas Hunter Jumper Association annual awards dinner at the John Q. Hammons Center. Continue reading...

Masquerade, rendezvous, laugh

Themes make for festive fundraisers

FEBRUARY Signing Day on the Hill 2015 Northwest Arkansas Razorback Club 4 4:30 p.m. -- The Northwest Arkansas Razorback Club will host Signing Day on the Hill at the Fayetteville Town Center. Continue reading...

Events usher in new governor

Barbecue, ball among festivities

Asa Hutchinson's term as Arkansas' 46th elected governor launched this week with a number of celebratory and ceremonial events in Little Rock. Continue reading...

Sweet possibilities

Tubers not just for Thanksgiving anymore

Subscriber onlyYou likely had your fill of sweet potatoes at Thanksgiving -- probably smothered in marshmallows. However, when you're ready to revisit the distant cousin of the potato, know that the tuber offers so many other possibilities. Continue reading...

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