Nonprofits Archive

Charities Prosper Under New Laws, Economy

by Marty Cook 12/1/2014 12:00 am

An improving economy and a state full of philanthropic hearts have meant another good year for Arkansas charities, despite concerns that tax law changes might have caused complications.

No Daily Report, Morning Report or E-newsletters on Thursday, Friday

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/26/2014 11:03 am

Arkansas Business will not send the Daily Report, Morning Report or weekly industry e-newsletters on Thursday and Friday in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Sierra Fowler Named Interim Executive Director at Farm & Food Innovation Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/25/2014 01:18 pm

The Farm & Food Innovation Center Inc. of North Little Rock has named Sierra Fowler as its interim executive director.

Nicole Miller Featured Speaker at Baptist Health's Bolo Bash

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/25/2014 12:50 pm

Fashion designer Nicole Miller will be the special guest and featured speaker at the 26th annual Baptist Health Foundation Bolo Bash luncheon in April.

Camp Aldersgate Gets $1M Grant from Donald W. Reynolds Foundation

by Lee Hogan 11/24/2014 10:03 am

Camp Aldersgate Inc. of Little Rock plans to build a 6,000-SF multi-purpose activity center thanks to a $1 million grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

Faulkner County's Sallis Ranch Gives Sanctuary to Horses in Need

by George Waldon 11/24/2014 12:00 am

Greg Sallis has been rescuing horses from bad situations for 30 years. After nursing them back to health, he would train them and resell them to recoup some of his out-of-pocket costs.

Wendy Riggs Named Walton Arts Center's VP of Operations

by Lee Hogan 11/19/2014 04:38 pm

Walton Arts Center named Wendy Riggs as its vice president of operations. Riggs' management will include the oversight of a $20 million renovation of the Walton Arts Center and the newly opened Wal-Mart AMP in Rogers.

Video: ARK Challenge Concludes Fourth Run in Little Rock

by Mark Carter 11/19/2014 11:16 am

The ARK Challenge startup accelerator last week concluded its fourth installment, and first in Little Rock, with Demo Day presentations of company pitches held inside the Clinton Center's Great Hall.

Mid-America Science Museum Renovation on Schedule, Re-opening Set for March

by Mark Carter 11/19/2014 09:53 am

The museum closed in August to begin remodeling and adding exhibits and new features, thanks to a $7.8 million grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

Connect Arkansas Announces Small Business Internet Study

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/18/2014 01:22 pm

Connect Arkansas has plans for a statewide study to help small- and medium-sized businesses develop strategies and be more competitive in the digital economy.

Arkansas Children's Hospital Planning for Future

by Mark Friedman 11/17/2014 12:00 am

Dr. Robert Steele, Arkansas Children's Hospital's senior vice president and chief strategy officer, is orchestrating a group of 120 of the hospital's leaders in a massive strategic planning session that kicked off last month.

KUAR Makes Morning Changes To Allow More Local News

by Sean Beherec 11/17/2014 12:00 am

KUAR-FM, 89.1 has announced some programming changes during its “Morning Edition” and “All Things Considered” broadcasts to allow the station more flexibility in airing regional news. The station announced it will now air state news headlines in the morning at 20 and 43 minutes past the hour and in the afternoon at 4:34 p.m. and 5:34 p.m.

Tyson Family Stock Nears $3 Billion; Waltons No. 1 On Top Stockholders List

by Gwen Moritz 11/17/2014 12:00 am

The second-wealthiest family in northwest Arkansas, the Tysons, saw their stock holdings increase by nearly $1 billion over the past year — an increase of more than 40 percent.

Two Conway Women Face Medicaid Fraud Charges

by Lee Hogan 11/11/2014 10:16 am

A Conway mother and daughter are accused of fraudulently billing the Arkansas Medicaid Program for nearly $100,000 and fraudulently withdrawing more than $65,000 from the accounts of patients at a shuttered Faulkner County facility for the developmentally disabled.

Brad Phelps Named Associate General Counsel for Arkansas State University System (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/10/2014 12:00 am

Brad Phelps, formerly chief deputy attorney general for the state of Arkansas, has been named associate general counsel of the Arkansas State University System.

Barbara Goswick, Don Smith Top List of CFO of the Year Honorees

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/10/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas accounting professionals took an unaccustomed turn at center stage last Wednesday at the Arkansas Business CFO of the Year Awards luncheon at the Embassy Suites in west Little Rock.

Clinton Foundation Announces Headliners for 10 Year Anniversary

by Lance Turner 11/7/2014 11:53 am

The Clinton Foundation today announced the headliners for next Saturday's event commemorating the Clinton Presidential Library's 10th anniversary.

Shannon Boshears Accepts Dual Roles at Pulaski Tech College, Foundation

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/3/2014 12:00 am

Shannon Boshears will lead fundraising efforts for the Pulaski Technical College Foundation, the fundraising and private gift-receiving agency for the college.

Shackleford Road Veterinary Clinic a Good Home for New Owner (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/3/2014 12:00 am

Brian Barron, a doctor of veterinary medicine, is the new owner of Shackleford Road Veterinary Clinic at 304 N. Shackleford Road in Little Rock. Barron has practiced at the clinic since May 2008. He earned his DVM at Louisiana State University and practiced in Bastrop, Louisiana, for a year before coming to Little Rock.

Bank Branch Count in Arkansas Dwindles After Mergers

by Gwen Moritz 11/3/2014 12:00 am

After reaching a peak of 1,513 in mid-2008, Arkansas' branch network had fallen to 1,388 as of this year's summary of deposits, which was released on Sept. 29. A net reduction of 54 branches happened in the 12 months that ended June 30.