Carin Schoppmeyer

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Chocolates champion survivors

Linebaugh lauded

Subscriber onlyYouth Bridge backers gathered Jan. 28 at the nonprofit organization’s office in Fayetteville for a reception in honor of Scott Linebaugh as he retires after 23 years as Youth Bridge executive director and member of their Board of Directors for 10 years prior. Continue reading...

Foundation celebrates scholar-athletes

Theater reveals season

Subscriber onlyArkansas Public Theatre rolled out its 2016-17 season for supporters Jan. 21 at the annual Season Announcement Party at the Victory Theater in Rogers. Continue reading...

Wine, sign, dine: Area agencies share warmth, benefits in Northwest Arkansas

Area agencies share warmth, benefits in Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber onlyFEBRUARY Wine Tasting Fundraiser Dress for Success Northwest Arkansas 2 6-8 p.m. -- A wine tasting fundraiser to benefit Dress for Success Northwest Arkansas will be at the group's boutique in Rogers. The evening will feature wine tasting stations hosted by the Constellation Academy of Wine and hors d'oeuvres. Continue reading...

Celebration marks milestone

Candidates kick off campaigns

Subscriber onlyThe Northwest Arkansas Martin Luther King Jr. Council marked the holiday in his honor and a milestone with the 20th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Recommitment Banquet, “Celebrating Our Past, Recommitting to his Dream,” on Jan. 18 at the Fayetteville Town Center. The evening was an opportunity to laud community leaders, award scholarships and raise money to support those scholarships. Continue reading...

Dress for Success outfits women for job interviews

Subscriber onlyVirginia Germann, the executive director of Dress for Success Northwest Arkansas, says one of the best parts of what she does is seeing the transition in women when they are first outfitted with a suit for a job interview — “seeing the spark of inspiration, the look on their faces.” Continue reading...

Museum shares new exhibit

Arts center welcomes artists

Subscriber onlyThe Shiloh Museum of Ozark History opened its doors Jan. 9 for the Cabin Fever Reliever. Continue reading...

UA lauds Ferritor, Patterson, Rice

Advocacy center expanding

Subscriber onlyThe University of Arkansas bid farewell to Interim Chancellor Dan Ferritor with a reception Dec. 17 at University House on the UA campus in Fayetteville. Continue reading...

Bartenders battle over nogs

Spirits bright at Peel Mansion

Subscriber onlyArea bartenders went nog-to-nog Dec. 6 at 21c Museum Hotel and Dec. 9 at The Chancellor Hotel in Fayetteville to take home the bragging rights for concocting the best egg nog. The third annual Nog Off was put on by the members of the Northwest Arkansas Chapter of the US Bartenders Guild and raised money for the Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter and Magdalene Serenity House. Continue reading...

Groups champion charities

Bike rally back in 2016

Subscriber onlyBikes, Blues & BBQ volunteers, backers, bikers and beneficiaries gathered for the annual charity awards celebration Dec. 7 at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. Continue reading...

Mercy hits million

Foundation lauds walk-ons

Subscriber onlySome 300 Youth Bridge backers went Somewhere South of St. Somewhere Dec. 4 to raise about $50,000 to help the group kick off its holiday giving campaign. The money raised will help youth and families in need during the holidays. Wish lists for holiday giving can be found at: facebook.com/youthbridgeinc. Continue reading...

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Published: January 31, 2016

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Published: November 8, 2015

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Published: November 1, 2015

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