Nonprofits Archive

Modern Storage Draws $3.3M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 5/29/2017 12:00 am

Modern Storage Maumelle Blvd LLC, led by Keith Richardson, purchased its namesake at 9100 Maumelle Blvd. The seller is JWL I Ltd., led by William Titus.

Aromatique Founder Patti Upton Dies At 79

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/25/2017 09:57 am

Patti Upton, founder of multimillion dollar company Aromatique, died Tuesday at her home on Eden Isle in Heber Springs following a brief illness. She was 79.

DRA Plans To Spend $460K Through New Arts Initiative

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/24/2017 01:53 pm

The Delta Regional Authority on Wednesday announced its new Delta Creative Placemaking Initiative and intention to contribute nearly $460,000 to stimulate economic and community development efforts in local communities through the region's arts and culture sectors.

Tyson Foods Announces Collaboration On Conservation, Releases Report

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/22/2017 03:49 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on on Monday announced its collaboration with the World Resources Institute to develop industry leading, science-based greenhouse gas and outcome-based water conservation targets for its operations and the company's supply chain.

Walton Family Foundation Awards $454.4M in Grants in 2016

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/22/2017 10:52 am

The Walton Family Foundation awarded $454.4 million in grants for K-12 education and environmental programs, home region and special projects in 2016, according to the nonprofit's annual report released on Monday.

Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame Inducts 10 for 2017 Class

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/22/2017 10:30 am

The Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame on Friday announced ten inductees to its third class, which includes three posthumous honorees and one organization.

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield Tops Big Private Companies List

by Gwen Moritz 5/22/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Little Rock, with revenue doubling in the past five years to nearly $2.5 billion, has taken the top spot on Arkansas Business' annual list of the state's largest private companies.

Arkadelphia Is Costly Clog for Truckers

by Marty Cook 5/22/2017 12:00 am

Arkadelphia sits on Interstate 30 and Highway 7 and has a total of only 83 highway miles within its metropolitan area. Its truck traffic problems are well known and will undoubtedly get worse after Shandong Sun Paper Industry opens a $1.3 billion pulp mill plant in a few years.

UAMS Gets $2.1M to Fight Diabetes in Marshallese Community

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/18/2017 11:28 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has been awarded another $2.1 million grant to attempt to reduce diabetes in the Marshallese community in northwest Arkansas.

Harps Registers Nearly $5M Sale of Vilonia Store

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2017 12:00 am

A grocery store in Vilonia, a church in Benton, Burger Kings in Cabot and Conway, a west Little Rock manor and an auto project in Sherwood have assembled for a six-pack of multimillion-dollar transactions.

UAFS Chancellor Paul Beran: Patience, Innovation Best for Workforce's Relationship with Education

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2017 12:00 am

In 2006, Paul Beran was appointed as the second chancellor of the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.

Video: A Conversation On Leadership with Gina Radke

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/10/2017 11:06 am

One way to motivate employees is to help them see themselves in the company's vision, says Gina Radke, CEO of Galley Support Innovations of Sherwood, in Arkansas Business' continuing series on leadership.

Community Foundation Activates Disaster Recovery Fund

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/9/2017 02:47 pm

The Arkansas Community Foundation on Tuesday announced its Disaster Recovery Fund has been activated in the wake of historic flooding in northeast Arkansas, and the nonprofit organization has already contributed $10,000 to it.

Little Rock Looks Up: 7 Downtown Projects Set to Open by Year's End

by George Waldon 5/8/2017 12:00 am

A flurry of behind-the-scenes activity indicates a restart is in the works for a key part of the Creative Corridor in downtown Little Rock.

HIPPY Names Bellew New Development Director (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/8/2017 12:00 am

Matthew Bellew has been hired as director of development and outreach at Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters in Little Rock.

EZ Spanish Media Raises $326K for Arkansas Children's

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/3/2017 10:07 am

EZ Spanish Media raises $326,579 for Arkansas Children's Hospital.

Tyson Foods Provides Grant for Egg Farm in Haiti

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/3/2017 09:54 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale gives $341,000 to OneEgg, a nonprofit that delivers eggs to children in developing countries.

Downtown Springdale Alliance Names New Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/3/2017 09:25 am

The Downtown Springdale Alliance says Kelly Hale Syer will serve as its new executive director.

Ryan Watley Named CEO of Go Forward Pine Bluff

by Lance Turner 5/1/2017 11:05 am

Ryan Watley is named CEO-elect of Go Forward Pine Bluff, a volunteer group backed by Simmons First National Corp. that aims to stop the city's population decline and bolster its tax base.

Chenal Commercial Attracts $4M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 5/1/2017 12:00 am

Beefam LLC and Bonerts MV LLC of Santa Ana, California, acquired the 7,457-SF project at 17701 Chenal Parkway, home to Pei Wei and Mattress Firm.

Search