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Carin Schoppmeyer

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Theater kicks off 10th season

Hydration benefits from homecoming

Subscriber onlyThe CARE Initiative's fourth Las Faygas Texas Hold'em Tournament and Casino Night on Aug. 15 helped the group raise more than $35,000. Continue reading...

Ernie Conduff, Founding director, LifeSource International

Subscriber onlyI have spent my life in a vocational ministry either as a youth pastor, pastor or on staff at a local church before starting LifeSource -- always wanting to help and care for people. Continue reading...

Walton foundation chief to step down

Subscriber onlyThe Walton Family Foundation has announced that Buddy Philpot will step down as executive director of the charitable organization. Continue reading...

Philpot resigns as head of Bentonville's Walton foundation

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The Walton Family Foundation announced Tuesday that Buddy Philpot will step down as executive director of the charitable organization. Continue reading...

Patrons preview, peruse museum

Theater announces name change

Subscriber onlyThe 11th annual Red, White and Baby Blue helped raise some $16,000 for the group that aims to help hospitals serve infants in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) and their families. Continue reading...

Rhonda Fincher, executive director, Kendrick Fincher Hydration for Life

Subscriber onlyI worked in various administrative positions and as a vocational education teacher in North Dakota and Minnesota prior to starting a career with General Foods in Denver. Continue reading...

Paying it forward

Group sparks hope, announces endowment campaign

Subscriber onlyThe Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas welcomed more than 450 supporters and scholarship recipients for the 13th annual Spark of Hope celebration June 18 at the Fayetteville Town Center. Continue reading...

Barn dancers donate

Rain doesn’t dampen garden fun

Subscriber onlySome 450 Horses for Healing backers broke out their cowboy boots June 13 for the 23rd annual Barn Dance at the nonprofit organization's barn and covered arena in Bentonville, an event which brought in approximately $160,000. Continue reading...

Taste of Summer supports scholarships

Subscriber onlyTaste of Summer guests enjoyed a breezy sunset and cocktails on June 5 atop the Crossland Construction Company's offices in Rogers. Continue reading...

Legacy lives on

Therapist’s healing touch inspires former patient

Subscriber onlyThe inaugural doctor of physical therapy program in the state of Arkansas on Tuesday welcomed its first cohort of 24 students, who will begin the three-year program in August at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Northwest Campus in Fayetteville. Continue reading...

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Meredith Wiktorowski (from left), Bill Oldham, Heather Foitek, Dean Weber, Brendon McDermott and Jan...

Meredith Wiktorowski (from left), Bill Oldham, Heather Foitek, Dean Weber, Brendon McDermott and Jan Bartlett, Fincher foundation ...

Published: August 30, 2015

Gov. Asa and Susan Hutchinson (from left) and Robin and Gary George help support Arkansas Children’s...

Gov. Asa and Susan Hutchinson (from left) and Robin and Gary George help support Arkansas Children’s Hospital Color of Hope Gala o...

Published: August 16, 2015

Kembra Mathis (from left), Brendon McDermott and Dean Weber, Kendrick Fincher Hydration Foundation b...

Kembra Mathis (from left), Brendon McDermott and Dean Weber, Kendrick Fincher Hydration Foundation board members, welcome guests t...

Published: August 9, 2015

Omer Gajial (from left), Meredith Wiktorowski, Razorback football coach Bret Bielema, Dean Weber, Rh...

Omer Gajial (from left), Meredith Wiktorowski, Razorback football coach Bret Bielema, Dean Weber, Rhonda Fincher, Kendrick Fincher...

Published: August 9, 2015

Coaches Ray Keller, Oakdale Middle School; Bobby Crockett, Woodland Junior High; Nick Nersesian, Ben...

Coaches Ray Keller, Oakdale Middle School; Bobby Crockett, Woodland Junior High; Nick Nersesian, Bentonville High School; Rob Bray...

Published: August 9, 2015

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