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August 19, 2017

All the fun of the golden years of Vegas, minus the wedding chapels. The Texas Hold’em Tournament will be the main event again this year, along with blackjack, roulette, and craps for the non-poker players.

The C.A.R.E Initiative (Children, Awareness, Responsibility and Encouragement) raises money and volunteers time for Northwest Arkansas organizations that help children – children who are victims of physical abuse, sexual abuse and neglect. Since 2003, they’ve raised over $800,000 and volunteered more than 2,600 hours.

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August 19, 2017

Help Us Help YOUR Community!

All proceeds directly benefit Souls Harbor NWA. Concessions, prizes, and inflatables! Be a part of this unique race! Grab your friends, family, or coworkers and form a team of 3. Each participant runs 1 mile. We also have a Kids Mile Fun Run. This is an event for all ages. Plus, all participants will get a race hat!

Relay: $75, Kid's Mile: $20

www.soulsharbornwa.com

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August 24, 2017

The Lowell Historical Museum will be hosting a Back to School Bash for students on Thursday August 24th from 6-8pm at Ward Nail Park in Lowell. There will be Carnival Games and Prizes, Face Painting, Cotton Candy, Kona Ice and tons of Fun! The Lowell Fire Department will be spraying the kids with their Fire Hose at 7pm, so bring your towels! $5 gets you a stamp for all you can play! Funds raised will benefit the Lowell Historical Museum's new building. Bring your friends and family, there will be enough fun for all!

http://lowellarhistory.org

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August 26, 2017

We are excited to announce that Governor Asa Hutchinson and the First Lady of Arkansas will be present for our 2nd Annual AIM for Advocacy Sporting Clays Fundraiser benefiting the advocacy program which provides direct services to adults and children. This event will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Registration will open at 7:00 a.m. at Spring Valley Anglers Rod and Gun Club in Gravette.

Restoration Village is a 501©3 non-profit organization and your donation is tax deductible. Our mission at Restoration Village is to restore the lives of women and women with children in crisis through safe-shelter, and life-changing services while promoting stability, dignity and self-reliance. We have provided services to women and children in Northwest Arkansas for 28 years and with your assistance we will continue to reach our vision to break the cycle of abuse and restore hope for each woman and child.

We welcome your sponsorship or in-kind donation to make this event a success. Visit...

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August 26, 2017

The Spark Foundation is teaming up with the Arkansas running community to continue Phil Davison's legacy and keep the St. Jude Fayetteville 10K going.

With your help, we can keep up the great work that Phil started by putting on a fun race in Fayetteville while giving back to a cause he cared so much about, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Starting at Veterans Memorial Park, the course will loop around the lake on a multi-use paved trail. We hope you'll join us.

Follow this link to register or contact: The Spark Foundation, Melissa Caffrey, contact@mysparkfoundation.org, 479-387-7116

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September 1, 2017 - September 3, 2017

Hailed as one of the top five triathlons in the nation, Trifest for MS is about encouragement, community, and fitness. Trifest triathlons are for all ages and all fitness levels. Trifest features three triathlon distances, including a Trifesta Challenge, a 5K, a day dedicated to a kids’ triathlon and the Celebrate Arkansas Corporate Relay. researchms.org

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September 5, 2017

A self-guided walking tour, Savor the Flavor offers food and beverage samples from the best restaurants in Fayetteville and Bentonville. Held on two separate evenings, the event features restaurants on and around Dickson Street (September 5th) the Tuesday after Labor Day - and on and around the Bentonville Square later in the month of September (September 28)

Proceeds benefit Faith in Action, a volunteer-based organization providing homebound seniors with free non-medical services to help promote their independence, dignity and quality of life.

Call 479-463-GIVE or email foundation@wregional.com for more information

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September 9, 2017

Ready for the ride of a lifetime?

The Bike MS: Rock'n Hot Ride is a 2-day fundraising cycling event. The ride is a 126-mile journey from North Little Rock to Ponce De Leon Center in Hot Springs Village and back. The routes include fully-stocked rest stops every 10 to 12 miles, a great lunch stop each day, and safety provided by volunteer nurses, HAM radio operators, law enforcement, and motorcycle escorts. The ride begins Saturday morning at Garver in North Little Rock. Riders will travel through Central Arkansas, where they will enjoy some of Arkansas' most scenic views, and end at Ponce De Leon Center in Hot Springs Village. Day Two begins with a hearty breakfast before heading back to Little Rock and the 2017 Finish Line.

Your participation will drive MS research forward faster, and deliver services to those who face the challenges of MS every day so they can live their best lives.

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September 11, 2017

19th annual Golf Classic to be held at the Springdale Country Club with both morning and afternoon flights. Honorary Chair, Tony Rogers, NWACS Board Member and Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Walmart U.S. This link provides more information.

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September 12, 2017

In its 19th year, The NWABWC’s the premier women’s conference in the region. Known for its outstanding keynote speakers and networking opportunities, this conference is attended by more than 1,200 of NWA’s most accomplished business women each year. Follow this link for a compete agenda and additional information.

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September 13, 2007 - September 18, 2017

Held annually since 1991 at Pinnacle Country Club, this event includes tennis, golf, 5K run event and exciting social events. Benefits several charities in the community, this years charity partner is the Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter. Follow this link for more additional information.

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September 15, 2017

Bringing The Big Apple to Little Rock! Enjoy cocktails, dinner, dancing and exciting entertainment featuring Scott Keo, the Michael Buble Tribute and a special Broadway Revue Starring Dan’yelle Williamson and Kevin Massey. Chaired by Remmel T. Dickinson, Tony Award-Winning Broadway Producer and presented by Highlands Oncology Group and the Willard and Pat Walker Charitable Foundation. A portion of the net proceeds will benefit UAMS Cancer Genetics Program. Follow this link for more information.

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September 16, 2017

The Joplin Kiwanis Club in conjunction with the Joplin Regional Artists Coalition (JRAC), Connect2Culture (C2C) and Spiva Center for the Arts will be hosting the third annual Joplin Arts Fest. In addition to the fine arts booths, there will be a stage for performing arts activities. These performances will take place during the Festival to complement the event.

The Festival will be held Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 10AM to 6PM, on Main Street in Downtown Joplin

Funds raised by this program will be used to support a variety of youth related programs that the Joplin Kiwanis Club is involved within the City of Joplin.

Follow this link for additional information

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September 16, 2017

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

https://act.alz.org/site/SPageServer/?pagename=walk_homepage

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September 28, 2017

A self-guided walking tour, Savor the Flavor offers food and beverage samples from the best restaurants in Fayetteville and Bentonville. Held on two separate evenings, the event features restaurants on and around Dickson Street (September 5th) the Tuesday after Labor Day - and on and around the Bentonville Square later in the month of September (September 28)

Proceeds benefit Faith in Action, a volunteer-based organization providing homebound seniors with free non-medical services to help promote their independence, dignity and quality of life.

Call 479-463-GIVE or email foundation@wregional.com for more information

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September 29, 2017

The Tournament kicks off at 8:00 am at Memorial Park in Bentonville. The tournament is presented by Pepsico and benefits the Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter, a private non-profit organization that provides 24-hour emergency residential care to children who are victims of family violence, neglect and physical and sexual abuse. Full tournament details available here.

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September 29, 2017

Be sure to mark your calendars for the 5th Annual Night at the Speakeasy. This 1920s themed event will be held at The Ravington. All proceeds to benefit various service projects of the Junior Auxiliary of Rogers-Bentonville making a difference in the lives of deserving, underprivileged, local children & youth right here in Benton County. More information here.

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October 2, 2017

A golf event benefitting the Jones Center hosted at Springdale Country Club.

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October 5, 2017

An event celebrating the amazing women served by Dress for Success NWA, the people who support Dress for Success NWA and showcasing the generous culinary talent in Northwest Arkansas.

The evening will feature live and silent auctions as well as exquisite food creations by some of the region’s most popular and sought-after chefs, restaurants and top-notch catering companies.

For tickets or sponsorship, follow this link.

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October 6, 2017

The Bill Fleeman Gentlemen of Distinction Gala is an annual fundraising event benefiting families served through Hope Cancer Resources. The highlight of the evening is the men’s fashion show featuring local gentlemen in support of patient services and community education in Northwest Arkansas. The night will also include a live auction, silent auction and the presentation of the Bill Fleeman Gentleman of Distinction Award given to a local gentleman who has made a difference in the treatment and/or support of cancer patients in our community. The 14th Annual Gentlemen of Distinction will take place Friday, October 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers.

http://www.hopecancerresources.org/specialevents.htm

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October 15, 2017

Starting at Lokomotion Family Fun Center, the 13.1-mile course loops around Lake Fayetteville before heading downtown along the scenic Razorback Regional Greenway with a Finish Line Festival right on Dickson Street in conjunction with the Fayetteville Fire Department's annual Family Fire Safety Fair.

This non-profit race is co-presented by The Spark Foundation and the Fayetteville Firefighter's Association. Proceeds benefit organizations that meet community needs, increase fitness opportunities, and make Northwest Arkansas a great place to live, work, and play.

Follow this link to register or contact The Spark Foundation, Melissa Caffrey, contact@mysparkfoundation.org, 479-387-7116

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November 11, 2017

BIG NIGHT IN THE BIG EASY, an evening celebrating the city of New Orleans, will be the celebratory event of the season bene ting The Jones Center on Saturday, November 11th. Mark your calendar and plan to enjoy a few iconic cultural features of the city including a Cajun- inspired dinner, live music, and boutique shopping in our version of the French Market. We will share The Jones Center’s Big Vision as we unveil our next phase of our interior renovation.

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