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Carin Schoppmeyer

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Souls Harbor offers grace, guidance, transition, recovery

Charlene Fields, Souls Harbor NWA Executive Director:

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Auxiliary augments care

Coaches beat the heat

In just the five years since its founding, Circle of Life Hospice Ladies Auxiliary members "in small ways and large ways, you've made a huge impact on lives in Northwest Arkansas," Catherine Grubbs, chief executive officer, told those gathered for the group's annual Impact Luncheon on July 24 at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers.

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Sculptor launches Forms, Past and Present

Arts center lauds volunteers

Walton Arts Center volunteers were treated to a luau-themed reception July 10 at George's Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville. The group honors its volunteers with their own night each year to recognize their work and the hours they give the center.

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Group aims for advocacy

Two events this month will benefit Restoration Village: The "Restoring Hope Barn Bash" on Aug. 17 at the Coughlin barn in Bentonville, and the third annual "Aim for Advocacy" sporting clays fundraiser Aug. 18 at Spring Valley Anglers Rod & Gun Club in Gravette will benefit Restoration Village.

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Group challenges cancer

Garden becomes gallery

Nate Solder, New York Giants offensive tackle and cancer survivor, headlined the Tackle Cancer Tailgate on June 15 at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale. Solder shared with guests at the Cancer Challenge benefit the story of his cancer recovery in 2014 and the discovery of tumors in his son Hudson's kidneys in 2015. At nearly 3 years old, Hudson is still receiving treatment and doing well.

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Brews benefit trails

Craft beer connoisseurs and brew beginners alike will have the opportunity to sample some 400 craft beers at the third annual Ales for Trails Craft Beer Festival to benefit Park Partners of Fort Smith and the Fort Smith trail system.

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Wine walk, tasting dinner boost kids' programs

Arts center lauds Starr

Friends of The Jones Center Giving Circle members gathered for the third annual Wine Walk on May 31 at Sassafras Springs Vineyard in Springdale.

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Group stands up for shelter

The inaugural "Stand Up for Survivors of Domestic Violence" on June 29 will benefit the Northwest Arkansas Women's Shelter. Stand-up comedian Erin Jackson will headline the evening at Meteor Guitar Gallery in Bentonville, with Raj Suresh as the opening act.

Museum goes ‘Beyond’

Luau opens avenues

Open Avenues welcomed more than 400 backers to the annual Spring Fling Luau benefit May 19 at the Embassy Suites in Rogers. The luau-themed evening helped the nonprofit organization raise some $120,000.

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Arts Live Sets Sail

The "Laugh Out Loud Gala" for Arts Live Theatre will set sail June 23 at the Fayetteville Town Center. The cruise-theme fundraiser will feature dinner, beer and wine, silent and live auctions and entertainment by Phunbags Comedy Improv. The group will honor Kathleen Trotter, executive director of the Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale, for her work in the arts.

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