For two days only, the boutique will host the experts of Sisley-Paris, a botanical-based skincare line that is a favorite of beauty gurus the world over. The even better news? A local charity benefits from the whole thing. Read on.
Dhu Thompson of Delta Plastics/Revolution Bag and Kelley Bass of the Museum of Discovery win executive of the year awards at 28th annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.
The 333 Executive Court Building in west Little Rock tipped the scales at $4.5 million. A west Little Rock congregation expanded its holdings in a $3.65 million deal for a neighboring 45,528-SF grocery store. And two Little Rock nonprofits were on either side of a $1.11 million transaction.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas, along with board chair Rodney Showmar and executive director Katie Choate, hosted a reception for board members, committees and special guests to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new RMHC House. The event was held on the 20th floor of the River Market Tower on the eve of the groundbreaking.
McDonald’s of Central Arkansas presented the Chocolate Fantasy Ball to celebrate Valentine’s Day and raise funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas. The black-tie event, held in the Marriott Grand Ballroom, featured dinner, dancing, live and silent auctions and plenty of chocolate treats.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas launched its $8 million capital campaign to build a new House at its future home on the corner of Martin Luther King and 10th Streets. A $1 million lead gift was provided by McDonald’s of Central Arkansas.
Presented by McDonald's of Central Arkansas, the 2014 Chocolate Fantasy Ball was a black-tie affair that included dining, dancing, auctions and lots of chocolate treats. Held at the Little Rock Marriott, the event benefited the programs of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas.
Dillard’s Inc. apparently was so unhappy that its construction arm wasn’t considered to build the Ronald McDonald House in Little Rock that it withheld a donation to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas.
It was during late-night conversations with fellow mothers spending extended time at Arkansas Children's Hospital that Kellye Simmons first learned of the work Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas does to help the families of sick children. Inspired, as soon as Parson was stable, Kellye began volunteering with RMHCA. Fast forward eight years and she’s serving on the live auction committee for the nonprofit’s signature event, the Chocolate Fantasy Ball. Here, she shares more about the mission of RMHCA and the upcoming ball.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas held its second annual Red Shoe Affair fundraiser at the Pleasant Valley Country Club on the eve of the Ronald McDonald Golf Classic. Guests were encouraged to wear their favorite red shoes to the event, where they bid on auction items, danced and enjoyed an indoor Southern picnic.
Presented by McDonald’s of Central Arkansas, the 10th annual Chocolate Fantasy Ball was held at The Peabody Little Rock and benefited Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas. The evening included dining, dancing, live and silent auctions and lots of chocolate treats, including the event’s signature chocolate martini, provided by Glazer’s, and gourmet chocolate strawberries, provided by Ben E. Keith.
As a McDonald’s owner/operator for 25 years, Beverly Morrow gets the pleasure of directly supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities by donating a portion of Happy Meal proceeds to the organization. But her passion for the local chapter goes deeper than that.