Carin Schoppmeyer

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Bost boasts wine benefit

Subscriber onlyTell us about your organization: Since 1959, Bost has been providing choices and opportunities in Arkansas for individuals with developmental and related disabilities so that they may live, work and play in the community. Continue reading...

Patrons, artists preview Soul

Coach shares recruits, plans

Subscriber onlyThe George Billingsley Northwest Arkansas Razorback Club's annual Signing Day on the Hill on Feb. 7 was an opportunity for many Razorback fans to meet new head football coach Chad Morris and hear about the 2018 recruiting class. Continue reading...

Cooperative effort cultivates compassion

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Arts Live sets sail

Subscriber onlyThe "Laugh Out Loud Gala" for Arts Live Theatre will set sail Feb. 10 at the Fayetteville Town Center. The cruise-theme fundraiser will feature dinner, beer and wine, silent and live auctions and entertainment by Phunbags Comedy Improv. The group will honor Kathleen Trotter, executive director of the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale, for her work in the arts. Continue reading...

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation taking ‘great strides’

Subscriber onlyEditor’s note: A regular Sunday feature, Personified will put a face on area organizations. This week, we introduce Sharon Belto, Arkansas Chapter, board president, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Continue reading...

Guidance group greets administrators

Paint party profitable

Subscriber onlySome 1,000 supporters helped the American Heart Association Paint the Town Red and raise more than $300,000. The annual event at the Fayetteville Town Center is designed for philanthropic young professionals and kicks off a series of spring fundraisers for the nonprofit organization whose mission is "building healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke." Heart disease and stroke are the No. 1 and No. 5 killers in the United States. Continue reading...

Council lauds community leaders

Collectors showcase treasures

Subscriber onlyShiloh Museum of Ozark History welcomed guests Jan. 13 for the 10th annual Cabin Fever Reliever open house and collectors' showcase. Victorian knife rests, tobacco collectibles, Mexican feather craft, toy horses, Hardanger embroidery, Scandinavian and Asian collectibles and toy trucks were among the treasures displayed by dozens of collectors at the museum in Springdale. Continue reading...

Personified

Director ‘here to make a difference’

Subscriber onlyEditor's note: A new Sunday feature, Personified will put a face on area organizations. This week, we introduce Louis "Lou" Meluso, executive director of the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. Continue reading...

Backers champion Children's

Foundation lights Beacon of Hope

Subscriber onlyArkansas Children's Northwest is open for business as of Jan. 9,, and some 430 lead donors gathered Jan. 6 on the new campus to celebrate the opening. Continue reading...

Peel patrons gather

Gala helps gardens grow

Subscriber onlySingle Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas supporters gathered for the annual Jingle Mingle on Dec. 7 at the Barn at the Springs in Springdale. Continue reading...

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Scott and Jessica Bolle (from left) and Holly and Matt Hicks Paint the Town Red with the American He...

Scott and Jessica Bolle (from left) and Holly and Matt Hicks Paint the Town Red with the American Heart Association on Jan. 19 at ...

Published: January 28, 2018

Chuck and Terri Erwin (from left), Olivia Tyson, Fred Scarborough and Trisha Montague, Arkansas Chil...

Chuck and Terri Erwin (from left), Olivia Tyson, Fred Scarborough and Trisha Montague, Arkansas Children's Northwest chief adminis...

Published: January 14, 2018

University of Arkansas Chancellor Joe Steinmetz and wife Sandy (from left) and Monica and Victor Wil...

University of Arkansas Chancellor Joe Steinmetz and wife Sandy (from left) and Monica and Victor Wilson, Chancellor's Society hono...

Published: November 5, 2017

Carl Collier (from left), Meredith Dowse, Helen Carlton and Leslie and Scott Bailey help support Res...

Carl Collier (from left), Meredith Dowse, Helen Carlton and Leslie and Scott Bailey help support Restore Humanity at Winetopia on ...

Published: October 15, 2017

Alice Walton, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art founder and board chairwoman (from right), Jame...

Alice Walton, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art founder and board chairwoman (from right), James Dyke and Helen Porter, Stuar...

Published: September 24, 2017

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