Carin Schoppmeyer

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Heels, hammers build benefit

Center lauds volunteers

Subscriber onlyWalton Arts Center volunteers were treated to a '70s-themed evening July 6 at George's Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. The group honors its volunteers with their own night each year to recognize their work and the hours they give the center. Continue reading...

Patrons preview folk art

Support network lauds community, staff

Subscriber onlyDrink the Garden pitted area bartenders and mixologists against each other to create a unique cocktail concoction June 25 at the Peel Mansion and Heritage Gardens in Bentonville. The annual cocktail competition benefits the Peel Compton Foundation. Continue reading...

Women enourage leaving a legacy

Gallery shows appreciation

Subscriber onlyNetwork of Executive Women of Northwest Arkansas played host to the annual Women's Day at the LPGA breakfast June 23 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. Continue reading...

Enchanted evening helps Hospice

Stars align for Youth Bridge supporters

Subscriber onlyYouth Bridge backers joined the group for Starry, Starry Night: Celebrating the Art of Healing on June 17 at Sassafrass Springs Vineyard in Springdale. Continue reading...

Spotlight: Arkansas Support Network ASN honors client for self-advocacy

Subscriber onlyIn many ways, Stephanie Marks is perfectly ordinary. She likes shopping and watching crime shows on TV, and her favorite food is pasta. She calls her "Mawmaw" her role model -- "she accepted everyone as they were and loved each one unconditionally " -- and sometimes she needs some help trying to focus on "what is going on or what I should be doing while my brain is going in so many directions." Continue reading...

Center launches live music series

Benefit sparks hope

Subscriber onlyMore than 300 backers gathered on June 11 at Horses for Healing in Bentonville for the nonprofit organization's 24th annual Barn Dance benefit. Continue reading...

Player champions challenge

Picnic feeds farm programs

Subscriber onlyWalton Arts Center kicked off its 16th annual Art of Wine Festival with the Winemaker's Dinner on June 9 on the Baum Walker Hall stage at the center in Fayetteville. Continue reading...

Tour de Fun leads to action

Subscriber onlyTwo days of action in the “Tour de Fun” on Friday and Saturday will help support the Teen Action and Support Center in Rogers. A 5K timed run in downtown Rogers will lead off the events Friday, with 100K and 50K bike rides set for Saturday. Continue reading...

Hydration royalty announced

Soiree surpasses goal

Subscriber onlyRed was naturally the color of choice for footwear at the second annual Red Shoe Soiree on June 3 to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkhoma. Guests helped the group raise some $69,000, surpassing the event fundraising goal of $65,000. Continue reading...

Jones Center in a spin

Orchestra maestro feted

Subscriber onlyGreenwood Gearhart played host May 22 to a reception in honor of Corrado Rovaris, Artosphere Festival Orchestra music director. The event took place at the Fayetteville home of Mary Ann and Reed Greenwood, with Lindsey and Brock Gearhart as cohosts. The orchestra performed as part of the Walton Arts Center’s seventh annual Artosphere: Arkansas’ Arts + Nature Festival May 10-27. Continue reading...

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Gen and Frank Broyles (seated), Mary Bassett and Hank Broyles (standing, from left), Tom Pagnozzi an...

Gen and Frank Broyles (seated), Mary Bassett and Hank Broyles (standing, from left), Tom Pagnozzi and Caroline and Norm DeBriyn ga...

Published: July 24, 2016

Anne-Imelda Radice, American Folk Art Museum director, (from left), Stacy Hollander, American Folk A...

Anne-Imelda Radice, American Folk Art Museum director, (from left), Stacy Hollander, American Folk Art Museum senior curator, and ...

Published: July 17, 2016

Stephanie Weston-Rhodes (from left), Haylee Pierce, Chris Neyland, Betsy Kinkade, Mathi as Elementar...

Stephanie Weston-Rhodes (from left), Haylee Pierce, Chris Neyland, Betsy Kinkade, Mathi as Elementary principal, and Lauren Eide a...

Published: July 10, 2016

Brian Crowne (from left), Jennifer Ross, Neal Pendergraft, Sarah Ann Pendergraft, Gina Pendergraft a...

Brian Crowne (from left), Jennifer Ross, Neal Pendergraft, Sarah Ann Pendergraft, Gina Pendergraft and Peter Lane gather for a pho...

Published: June 26, 2016

Andrew Murry (from left), Meaghan Keenan, Jim St. John, Emily Martin, Amanda Foreman and Mark Kelly ...

Andrew Murry (from left), Meaghan Keenan, Jim St. John, Emily Martin, Amanda Foreman and Mark Kelly enjoy the Winemaker’s Dinner a...

Published: June 19, 2016

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