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Carin Schoppmeyer

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Filling Cookies

New ingredients might convert purist

Subscriber onlyToday is National Oatmeal Cookie Day. I can't think of a better cookie to celebrate. A humble cookie, the oatmeal cookie is a part of most of our childhoods. It's simple to make, ingredients are easy to find, and they are not very expensive. Continue reading...

Butterflies, Blooms boost budget

LifeSource gets helping hand from backers

Subscriber onlyThe fifth annual Butterflies and Blooms luncheon proved to be another boon for Saving Grace, yielding approximately a third of the nonprofit organization's $350,000 annual budget. Nearly 1,200 supporters filled the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers in support of the nonprofit organization. Continue reading...

Cowboys exec helps boost Salvation Army

Backers raise glasses, support

Subscriber onlyRestore Humanity hosted its annual Wine Dinner on April 6 at Bordinos Restaurant and Wine Bar. The always sold-out event welcomed more than 80 guests to enjoy food and wine pairings from Chef Matt Barclay and Robert Neralich and hear updates about the charity’s work in Kenya from founder Sarah Fennel. Continue reading...

Museum launches Art Affair

Subscriber onlyThe Fort Smith Regional Art Museum will introduce its Art Affair fundraiser May 1. The inaugural "artsy chic"-attire event will include hors d'oeuvres from 21 West End, open bar donated by In Good Spirits, live music, door prizes, raffle, a private viewing of the "COIN" installation and the farewell viewing of "The Art of Romance" exhibition. Continue reading...

Girls set course for future success

Subscriber onlySarah Hendrickson, the first female ski jumper in Olympic history, will be the keynote speaker at the third annual Out of the Box Luncheon on Friday. Continue reading...

Sorority salutes arts

Subscriber onlySyleena Johnson, Grammy Award-nominated R&B singer-songwriter, Leela James and mistress of ceremonies Ebony Steele will help a local nonprofit organization raise money for scholarships at Saluting the Arts on Saturday. Continue reading...

Going Native

Local gardening has broad impact

Subscriber onlyAfter a long, cold winter, some gardeners are starting with a fresh palette this spring, as perennial plants not native to the region did not survive extreme temperatures. Continue reading...

Education focus of trio of benefits

Amazeum to break ground April 16...

Subscriber onlyTarah Lyons, NorthWest Arkansas Community College student, told those gathered for the school's scholarship luncheon on Feb. 25, "It's impossible to fail at NWACC if you are determined to succeed." She attributed that to the scholarships supported by those at the luncheon, along with other areas of support the college offers students. Continue reading...

Education focus of trio of benefits

Amazeum to break ground April 16

Subscriber onlyTarah Lyons, NorthWest Arkansas Community College student, told those gathered for the school’s scholarship luncheon on Feb. 25, “It’s impossible to fail at NWACC if you are determined to succeed.” She attributed that to the scholarships supported by those at the luncheon, along with other areas of support the college offers students. Continue reading...

Dinner guests rally for Razorbacks

Knight, LaBelle add star power

Subscriber onlyThe John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers was one-stop shopping on Feb. 22 as three nonprofit organizations gathered for events there. Continue reading...

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Hosts Jon and Joanie Dyer, from left, with Dr. Stan Bradley, medical director of Washington Regional...

Hosts Jon and Joanie Dyer, from left, with Dr. Stan Bradley, medical director of Washington Regional Hospice, welcome guests to th...

Published: November 11, 2012

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