Actress provides keynote
Circle of Life Hospice supporters gathered for the annual Art of Hospice Gala on Nov. 4 at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville.
The 19th annual Winter Dreams Tour of Homes is set for Dec. 3 and will feature 10 homes in Benton and Washington counties festooned for the holidays.
Wigs go big for Komen
The annual Pink Ribbon Luncheon on Oct. 27 drew Susan G. Komen Ozark pink-clad supporters to the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale and brought in more than $100,000.
The Northwest Arkansas Food Bank is looking to gather enough treasure at the ninth annual Jewels of Giving Gala on Friday to be able to provide 1.8 million meals to those in need in the coming year. For every $1 raised, the nonprofit organization can provide 11 meals, according to Mike Williams, food bank development director.
Society supports scholarships, programs
Sandy and University of Arkansas Chancellor Joe Steinmetz opened the Fowler House Garden and Conservatory on the Fayetteville campus on Oct. 20 to welcome nearly 400 Chancellor's Society members. The reception celebrated the group's generosity to the university.
Julie Barber, Walmart vice president and divisional merchandise manager of snacks, and Erin McCracken, Nickelodeon retail development senior director, will serve as honorary chairwomen for "A Very Special Art Show" Friday to benefit the Sunshine School and Development Center in Rogers.
Shelter lauds supporters
Youth Bridge backers gathered for a unique, art-filled evening Oct. 19 at Nox Stellata: A Starry, Starry Night Fundraiser at 2 La Coste Court at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers. The 300 guests helped the nonprofit organization raise some $75,000 to support its Legacy Program and residential treatment at the group's Children's Campus.
Chefs cook for cause
A dozen area chefs joined forces for the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction of Northwest Arkansas on Oct. 12 at Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food in Bentonville. Some 200 guests helped raise more than $112,000 for the nonprofit organization.
Supporters ‘Restore Humanity’
Boys & Girls Club of Benton County backers gathered to Sip, Savor and Support the nonprofit organization Oct. 5 at the Record in Bentonville. The $91,000 raised from the benefit will "help complete the finishing touches of renovation for our Teen Center in Rogers and begin the process to help raise additional funds for operating expenses of the facility," said Sabrina Rampy, development director.
Garden group sprouts hope
Chase Family Foundation backers donated some 570 bras during the third annual "Help the Girls" benefit Sept. 21 at the Springdale Country Club. The bras were for residents at Peace at Home Family Shelter and the Northwest Arkansas Women's Shelter.