Nonprofits Archive

Nabholz Foundation Donates $450K For Nursing Programs at ACH

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/15/2017 01:35 pm

The Nabholz Charitable Foundation pledged $450,000 to support continuing education and training for nurses at Arkansas Children's Hospital.

Mayor Sandy Sanders on Why Fort Smith's Strength Not in Short Supply

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Sandy Sanders was elected mayor of Fort Smith in 2010 after serving as executive director of the Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority for six years.

Brian Berry Selected for UA Little Rock Commission (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Brian Berry will help lead reaccreditation efforts at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock as the new faculty co-chair of the Higher Learning Commission.

Get Tickets for the Arkansas Waterfowler Hall of Fame Ceremony

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2017 10:02 am

Tickets are available for the second annual Arkansas Waterfowler Hall of Fame induction ceremony, which takes place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at Robinson Center in Little Rock.

Slideshow: Lloyd McCracken Jr., Steve Nelson Receive Lifetime Honors at CFO Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 10:21 am

Lloyd McCracken Jr., CFO of Fowler Foods Inc. of Jonesboro, and Steve Nelson, former vice president and controller of Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock, were honored with lifetime achievement awards at the Arkansas Business CFO of the Year luncheon.

Terra Vista Apartments Visited by $3.3M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 11/6/2017 12:00 am

An affiliate of Republic Funds of Toronto bought the 205-unit Terra Vista Apartments at 4811 Terra Vista Circle in Little Rock.

Sarah Riffle Named New Chief Development Officer at Arkansas Foodbank (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Sarah Riffle has been promoted to chief development officer at Arkansas Foodbank in Little Rock, where she was previously the annual giving director.

Barbara Tyson, Foundation Give $1.5M to Pryor Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/2/2017 11:17 am

The David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History said this week that it has received $1.5 million from Barbara A. Tyson and the Tyson Foods Foundation Inc.

Building, Land Sold to Religious Organizations

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/1/2017 11:47 am

The 2,160-SF All Star Glass & Radiation building at 1118 E. Washington Ave. in North Little Rock was razed following its sale to River City Ministry Inc.

UA Pesticide Expert Asks Congress to Continue Funding Farmer-to-Farmer Program

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/1/2017 09:41 am

A pesticide expert at the UA Cooperative Extension Service involved in Winrock International's Farmer-to-Farmer program testifies before Congress on why funding for the program should continue.

Wal-Mart's Marc Lore Blows Top Off Exec Compensation List

by Gwen Moritz 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The word “outlier” was invented to describe things like the top entry on this week's list of the highest-paid executives employed by public companies in Arkansas.

Poverty Rate Drops to 17.2 Percent in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The official poverty rate in the United States stood at 12.7 percent in 2016. In Arkansas, the poverty rate stood at 17.2 percent.

McGehee Opens $2.7M Health Clinic

by Mark Friedman 10/30/2017 12:00 am

McGehee Hospital opened its $2.7 million rural health clinic last month, following a $10 million hospital expansion completed just last year.

When Little Rock Jilted Amazon: Tale of a Breakup Letter

by Kyle Massey 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The whirlwind week of #lovelittlerock started when Millie Ward got a call from Little Rock Regional Chamber's Jay Chesshir, who thought that while 238 cities were pitching to land Amazon, Little Rock could make some noise by saying no.

Auto Parts Warehouse Hosts $3.6 Million Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 10/30/2017 12:00 am

River Mountain Investments bought the Ozark Automotive Distributors facility at 4350 Stockton Drive in North Little Rock.

Stanley Nelson Recognized at Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Stanley Nelson, the documentarian behind “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges & Universities,” received the Career Achievement Award in Documentary Film during the 26th annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival earlier this month.

Luke Story to Lead Arkansas Broadcasters Association

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/26/2017 09:42 am

Luke Story has been named executive director of the Arkansas Broadcasters Association.

PSC to Rule on Utility Rates in Solar Energy Showdown

by Kyle Massey 10/23/2017 12:00 am

A yearlong debate over the value of self-generated electricity in Arkansas is boiling down to a duel in the sun.

Recalling the Infancy of Public Radio in Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 10/23/2017 12:00 am

A recent panel of broadcasters noted several milestones, including the 50th anniversary of legislation funding the CPB, the 50th year of AETN and the 60th anniversary of KASU, the state's oldest public media outlet.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Makes High Profile Change

by Kyle Massey 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Rachel O'Neal enjoyed being business editor of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, a role she's held since April 2013, but she missed writing. Last week, she took back her old job as the paper's High Profile editor, her haunt from 2009 to 2012.