Trike Theatre aids displaced children
Trike Theatre supporters spent the evening of March 3 enjoying Laughter and Libations at the Barn at the Springs in Springdale.
March of Dimes backers will put their best feet forward for the NWA March for Babies on April 1 at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale.
The gridiron season is starting early for some 60 Northwest Arkansas women when blondes face off with brunettes in the third annual RivALZ Blondes vs. Brunettes flag football game April 1 at Champions Stadium on the campus of Cross Church in Springdale. The benefit game for Alzheimer's Association Arkansas will begin at 1 p.m., with a an after-party immediately following at JJ's Grill on Wedington in Fayetteville.
Arts center launches year
Helen R. Walton Children's Enrichment Center champions helped the nonprofit organization raise more than $125,000 at the inaugural Recess at the Hive on Feb. 25 at 21c in Bentonville.
Peace at Home Family Shelter will mark its 40th anniversary with "Cheers to 40 Years" on March 30 at Sassafras Springs Vineyards in Springdale.
Miss America shares story
Luis Martinez, Northwest Arkansas Community College graduate and scholarship donor, told those gathered for the school's scholarship luncheon on Feb. 22, "You all support our dream of getting higher education."
Supporters fight cystic fibrosis
Some 1,200 guests helped the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Arkansas net a record setting $400,000 at the Northwest Arkansas Wine Opener on Feb. 17 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers.
Chocolate, wine pairing benefits foundation
Jackson L. Graves Foundation backers gathered Feb. 9 at the Garden Room in Fayetteville for the eighth annual Ooh! la, la! benefit. The chocolate and wine pairing event drew more than 120 guests who helped raise some $37,000 for the nonprofit organization.
Youth serve in community
Teen Action & Support Center backers went "All In Northwest Arkansas" on Jan. 28 at the Embassy Suites in Rogers. The more than $62,000 from the casino night benefit will help the center provide free support services for teenagers and their families. Jennifer Krein, TASC director of education and resources, said the center served some 420 families through a variety of offerings such as In Service, First Steps, The Closet, Teen Thrive and Restore.
Supporters of the Helen R. Walton Child Enrichment Center in Bentonville will pay tribute to the legacy of the center’s namesake with “Recess at the Hive” on Feb. 25 at 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville. The fundraiser is planned to earn money for the construction of a facility for the Helen R. Walton Early Childhood Initiative Center