Tagged: quality of life

Fayetteville: Initiative Puts People in Driver’s Seat (Quality of Life (Over 20K) | Honorable Mention)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

Fayetteville’s efforts to include everyone in its economic development initiative have empowered a community. Fayetteville Forward has engaged residents to get involved and help shape the city’s future. And in the process, it’s earned the city honorable-mention recognition as a 2011 Arkansas Business City of Distinction for quality of life.

Bentonville: Addressing Needs Spawned by Growth (Quality of Life (Over 20K) | Winner)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

Bentonville’s commitment to meeting the needs of its residents has earned it recognition as a 2011 Arkansas Business City of Distinction for quality of life.

Heber Springs: Residents Welcome New Center (Quality of Life (Under 20K) | Honorable Mention)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

Heber Springs’ passage of a sales-tax initiative to fund the much-needed, $18 million project demonstrates a strong commitment to its residents’ quality of life and helped earn the Cleburne County seat honorable mention designation as a 2011 Arkansas Business City of Distinction in the Quality of Life category.

Bryant: Persistence Pays Off With New Park (Quality of Life (Under 20K) | Honorable Mention)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

City leaders’ persistence in making the state-of-the-art park and community center a reality earned Bryant honorable mention designation as a 2011 Arkansas Business City of Distinction in the Quality of Life category.

El Dorado: New Projects Infuse New Life (Quality of Life (Under 20K) | Winner)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

The new $49 million El Dorado High School, the $18 million El Dorado Conference Center and the $9 million Health Science Center at South Arkansas Community College represent El Dorado’s commitment to the future. That big-picture vision has earned the city recognition as an Arkansas Business City of Distinction in the Quality of Life category.

Cities of Distinction Making Arkansas Stronger

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

Our cities, towns and communities represent the many patches on that quilt, stitched together through pride, unity of purpose and determination. Our cities and towns are determined to make better lives for their residents. They’ve done so through innovation, dedication and plain ol’ tenacity. Arkansas Business Publishing Group is proud to recognize these efforts with the inaugural City of Distinction awards program.