Tagged: heifer international

Grass Roots Farmers' Cooperative Seeks to Foster Efficiency

by Jan Cottingham 10/19/2015 12:00 am

The Grass Roots Farmers' Cooperative is a group of sustainable livestock farmers who share resources and difficult, time-consuming tasks related to processing, marketing and distribution of the meat the farms produce.

IABC Plans 'New Media' Workshop

by Sean Beherec 5/18/2015 12:00 am

The “Navigating the New Media” workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 26 at the Heifer International Village in Little Rock. The cost to attend is $50 for students, $75 for IABC members and $100 for nonmembers, the group said in a news release.

Heifer Regains Star in Charity Rating

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/30/2015 12:00 am

Charity Navigator reported a fall by Heifer from three stars to two as of July 1, 2013. That rating has rebounded to three stars again, as of Dec. 22.

Flexibility Key To Cromwell Architects Engineers' 130-Year Survival

by Jan Cottingham 2/2/2015 12:00 am

After more than 30 years at Cromwell Architects Engineers Inc., CEO Charley Penix has the long view of the firm, on what has allowed it to survive 130 years to become the oldest architecture firm in Arkansas and one of the oldest in the United States.

Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance Leads Giving Tuesday Events Across the State

by Lee Hogan 12/3/2014 1:07 pm

The Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance spearheaded a philanthropic event Tuesday to raise money and awareness for various causes around the state.

Ending Hunger Will Require Compromise (Jo Luck Commentary)

by Jo Luck 6/30/2014 12:00 am

After more than two decades working alongside sustainable development experts at Heifer International, I am confident that world hunger can be eliminated with the appropriate approach and collaboration.

Heifer International CEO Pierre Ferrari Stresses Performance

by Jan Cottingham 6/16/2014 12:00 am

Five years after Heifer International laid off about 20 percent of its workforce because of a falloff in revenue and almost four years after it announced a new CEO, Heifer is placing new emphasis on measuring its impact on the mostly rural families it seeks to help.

Jo Luck at Bumpers Distinguished Lecture Series on Thursday

by Lee Hogan 3/31/2014 9:10 am

Jo Luck, the former president and CEO of Heifer International, will be the featured speaker at the Dale and Betty Bumpers Distinguished Lecture Series this week.

Former Heifer President Luck to Speak at Bumpers Distinguished Lecture Series in April

by Lee Hogan 2/24/2014 9:21 am

Jo Luck, the retired president and CEO of Heifer International, is scheduled to be the featured speaker at the third annual Dale and Betty Bumpers Distinguished Lecture Series in April.

Acxiom's Jerry Jones Joins Heifer International Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2014 1:45 pm

Jerry C. Jones of Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock has been elected to an at-large position of the board of directors of international nonprofit Heifer International.

'Secret Santa' Bill Gates Donates A Cow Through Heifer International

by Lance Turner 12/19/2013 9:46 am

A Reddit user gets a fun holiday surprise through the website's annual Secret Santa gift exchange: a cow from Heifer International donated in her name by Microsoft founder Bill Gates.

Heifer, Arkansas Foodbank Eye Holiday Donations

by Associated Press 11/26/2013 7:20 am

Little Rock is designating a day in early December to encourage charitable efforts.

Heifer International to Honor Susan Sarandon at Annual Gala

by Lance Turner 8/23/2013 1:29 pm

Heifer International of Little Rock will honor Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon at its 2nd Annual "Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table" gala event on Sept. 19 at the Montage Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles.

Heifer, Other Charities Plan 'Audacious' End-of-Year Fund Drives

by Lance Turner 11/13/2012 2:47 pm

Heifer International of Little Rock is among charities that are planning big end-of-the-year fundraising drives. Many are targeting wealthy Americans.

Nonprofit Boards in Arkansas Give Leadership

by Kate Knable 7/2/2012 12:00 am

Volunteer board members manage and serve as key decision-makers for Arkansas nonprofits of varying size and scope.

AIA Finalist: Heifer International Education Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2011 12:00 am

Heifer’s Education Center, like the headquarters (2006), exemplifies a sustainable mission where “passing on the gift” of animals and education creates “concentric rings of influence” throughout a village, like a pebble hitting water. The four-phase master plan and the center’s layered plan results in an architecture rippling in rings of use and meaning throughout the site.

Letter From AIA Arkansas President Frank A. Barksdale

by Frank A. Barksdale 9/19/2011 12:00 am

AIA Arkansas’ Design Awards program showcases excellence in architecture and urban design in our state. Recognizing achievement in a broad range of architectural work, the program serves to inform the public of the breadth and value of architectural practice.


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