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Couple to open cleaning service

Bentonville residents Brian and Marsha Holder are opening a new cleaning service, The Cleaning Authority, early next month. The residential cleaning franchise will provide services from Bella Vista to Fayetteville using supplies that are environmentally friendly, Brian Holder said.

The Holders plan to hire three employees to start and are hoping to expand. Their office is at 322 N. Bloomington, Suite G9 in Lowell. The office is open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday; cleaning services will be offered during the same time period.

Brian Holder worked for Kraft Foods for 24 years, and Marsha Holder is a schoolteacher.

The company's website is

Bentonville Chamber hands out awards

The Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce handed out awards to people and businesses Thursday during its annual State of the Chamber and Awards Lunch held at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers.

Winners are:

• Sam Walton Award of Excellence -- Alice Walton

• "Rabbit" Dickerson Award -- Fred's Hickory Inn

• R.E. "Ed" Buck Award -- David Wright

• MainStreet Member -- Simplemachine

• WalStreet Member -- Ibotta

• Ambassador of the Year -- Gail Sneeringer

• Spirit Award -- Abby Foster

Rogers businesses win awards

Main Street Arkansas and Arkansas Downtown Network programs in 11 Arkansas counties -- including Main Street Rogers -- were honored with Main Street Arkansas Awards. The awards recognize work in downtown revitalization. Main Street Arkansas is a program area of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.

The Best Image/Branding Campaign award went to Woof & Wander in downtown Rogers for its logo and outreach to dog lovers.

The Best Economic Impact Project award went to Ozark Beer Co., located in a historic apple cider vinegar factory in downtown Rogers that attracts some 25,000 visitors each year.

The Outstanding Main Street Merchant award went to Melissa Turpin and Dana Smith of Honeycomb Kitchen Shop in downtown Rogers for their business that sells products from around the world in addition to locally hand-crafted items.

Other area winners were:

• Outstanding Marketing Effort: Inside Out Facebook Live Show and Main Street Eureka Springs

• Best Downtown Marketing Campaign: Main Street Eureka Springs'

• Best Downtown Cultural Project: Trail of Tears Memorial in downtown Ozark

• Main Street Hero: Dee Bright of Main Street Eureka Springs

• Best Downtown Improvement Project: 64:6 Downtown Fort Smith for the Propelling Downtown Forward plan

Briefs are for businesses in Northwest Arkansas that are new, have moved or closed, opened a new branch, changed owners or have been honored by an independent organization. Email items to Information will be published as space allows.

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