Shelter marks expansion, opening
The Donald W. Reynolds Peace at Home Family Shelter welcomed guests Sept. 6 for a reception to mark the completion and opening of a second-floor addition. The expansion allowed the shelter to add 16 beds for survivors of domestic violence.
Open Avenues backers pregame
Some 200 golfers teed up for the 13th Golf 4 a Cause on Aug. 28 at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers. The benefit for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkoma is the group's largest fundraiser and yielded nearly $134,000.
Foundation cools off
Nearly 1,000 Razorback fans joined football coaches and players Aug. 18 at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center for the 2017 Arkansas Football Kickoff Luncheon.
Heels and Hammers helps Habitat
TheatreSquared and a couple hundred of its closest friends got together Aug. 10 at Record in Bentonville as the professional theater company launched its 12th season.
Group lauds students, community
There was no alchemy involved as silver turned to gold for Arkansas Children's Northwest. The 24th annual Will Golf 4 Kids golf tournament and the 10th annual Color of Hope Gala Aug. 4 raised $1.1 million for the children's hospital. Gala guests' attire and room decor reflected silver, the 2017 color of hope, at the benefit at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers.
With football season quickly approaching, folks are making plans for ancillary activities such as tailgating. Arkansas Support Network is among them, and the agency will host to "The Great Tailgate for Inclusion" on Sept. 8 at the Shiloh Square in downtown Springdale.
Supporters plant seeds of hope
Healing Gardens of Northwest Arkansas supporters planted Seeds of Hope at the second annual benefit July 26 at the Barn at the Springs in Springdale.
Cards, cars, golf, a walk and a gala await ALS Association Arkansas chapter supporters in fundraisers set for this month and September.
Auxiliary augments hospice
Circle of Life Ladies Auxiliary members and friends gathered for the group's annual luncheon July 25 at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers.
Center dreams big
The circus was in town for two recent charity fundraisers, beginning with the 23rd Washington Regional Gala. Washington Regional Medical Foundation backers were entertained by Quixotic Cirque Nouveau on July 15 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. The act included aerialists, dancers, visual artists and musicians.