Foundation Announces Outstanding Philanthropic Corporations

The Arkansas Community Foundation on Friday announced its honorees for Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation.

This year's winners are First Security Bank of Clarksville, Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard P.L.L.C. and Weyerhaeuser Co.

The winners will be honored Thursday, March 9, as part of Arkansas Business Publishing Group's Arkansas Business of the Year awards banquet. The annual awards honor businesses, nonprofits, nonprofit executives and business executives.

Nominees for those awards are listed here.

Past winners of the Arkansas Community Foundation's awards include ARKAT Nutrition Inc.; Aristotle Inc.; Delta Dental Plan Inc.; Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield; Entergy Arkansas; Southwestern Bell; Wal-Mart Stores Inc.; KATV-TV, Channel 7; Avow Technology; Stone Ward; Zero Mountain; Wellsco Telecommunications; Harps Food Stores; Cat Claws; and That Bookstore in Blytheville.

You can purchase tickets for the event at Tickets to the black-tie-optional banquet are $80 each and $800 for a table of 10.

For more information about these awards or to obtain reservations for this event, contact Elana Geffken at (501) 372-1443, Ext. 310, or