Johnelle Hunt Gives $5M To Game & Fish for Nature Center
Johnelle Hunt

Johnelle Hunt Gives $5M To Game & Fish for Nature Center

Johnelle Hunt, the co-founder of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell, pledged $5 million toward the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission's effort to build a nature center in Springdale. Foundation President Chuck Dicus calls the donation "a great way to start" the campaign.
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Arkansas Capital Corp. Changing Funding Model

Arkansas Capital Corp. of Little Rock will no longer work with state government to provide small-business loans. For the first time in the organization's almost 60-year history, its funding model is changing.
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Conway Corp. Honored for Philanthropy

Arkansas' chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals named Conway Corp as its Outstanding Corporation at the National Philanthropy Day luncheon in Little Rock Thursday.
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Crystal Bridges Buys Felix Gonzalez-Torres' Candy Exhibit for $7.6M

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art says it's acquired an exhibit made entirely of candy.
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