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Gala, brunch help hospices

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.

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Home tour helps Junior League help others

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.

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Association applauds alumni, friends

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.

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Jewels turn into treasure for NWA food bank

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.

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Compact canvases yield contributions

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.

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Art boosts Sunshine School

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.

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Giving group awards grants

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.

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New center lifts kids

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.

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Tastings benefit groups

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.

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Events back bigs, little

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.

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University of Arkansas Chancellor Joe Steinmetz and wife Sandy (from left) and Monica and Victor Wil...

University of Arkansas Chancellor Joe Steinmetz and wife Sandy (from left) and Monica and Victor Wilson, Chancellor's Society hono...

Published: November 5, 2017

Carl Collier (from left), Meredith Dowse, Helen Carlton and Leslie and Scott Bailey help support Res...

Carl Collier (from left), Meredith Dowse, Helen Carlton and Leslie and Scott Bailey help support Restore Humanity at Winetopia on ...

Published: October 15, 2017

Alice Walton, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art founder and board chairwoman (from right), Jame...

Alice Walton, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art founder and board chairwoman (from right), James Dyke and Helen Porter, Stuar...

Published: September 24, 2017

Becky Ungerer (from left), Terry Joe Robinson, Casandra Purtle, Brooke Crosby and Aziza-Naajee Gunn ...

Becky Ungerer (from left), Terry Joe Robinson, Casandra Purtle, Brooke Crosby and Aziza-Naajee Gunn volunteer at Golf 4 a Cause to...

Published: September 10, 2017

Amelia Bautista (second from left) is joined by her children, Bryndell Cook (from left), Byanca Cook...

Amelia Bautista (second from left) is joined by her children, Bryndell Cook (from left), Byanca Cook, Bliyge Cook and Bryton Cook,...

Published: August 27, 2017

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