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Top Online Stories of 2023: Eatery News, a Lyon College Setback And 27 Marijuana Laws Tossed Out

Readers were hungry for restaurant news on the Arkansas Business website this year. read more >
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Heifer International: Deal to Sell Headquarters Fell Through

Heifer International says that a plan for an entity affiliated with Lyon College of Batesville to purchase its headquarters campus in Little Rock has fallen through. read more >
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Lyon Site Plan Shows 5 New Buildings at Heifer Campus

Lyon College of Batesville shows off a proposed site plan for a reimagined, 28-acre site that's currently home to the headquarters of Heifer International. read more >
Construction / Education / Real Estate / Transportation

Lyon College’s Dental & Veterinary Schools Bring $4M Remodel to Heifer Headquarters

Clark Contractors will remodel the third and fourth floors of the Heifer International headquarters at 1 World Ave. in downtown Little Rock. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Nonprofits / Small Business

Heifer Launches Regenerative Agriculture Center

The 1,200-acre working ranch is located in Perryville, about 45 minutes from Heifer's headquarters in Little Rock. read more >
Melissa Taverner is the newly named president of Lyon College.
Education / Health Care

Lyon College Gets OK to Offer Dentistry, Veterinary Degrees

It brings the college a step closer to opening a campus in Little Rock. read more >
Surita Sandosham, president & CEO of Heifer International
Agriculture & Poultry / Nonprofits / Restaurants & Food

Heifer Names Surita Sandosham Next CEO

She's a lawyer by training with more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. read more >
Energy / Media & Marketing

Cate Wilson Joins Advanced Energy Group

Wilson, whose latest job was media and advertising strategy and communications at Heifer International in Little Rock, started her duties with the AAEA and its educational affiliate, the Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation, on June 1. read more >
Organizers said the Stella Boyle Smith Music Center would expand the orchestra's capacity for children's programming.
Construction / Education / Nonprofits

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Gets $1.5M Grant for New Music Center

The nonprofit has raised 60% of the funds it needs to break ground on the project. read more >
From left: Lyon College President Melissa Taverner, Merritt Dake of OneHealth Education Group and Hilary Haddigan, chief of mission effectiveness at Heifer International, announce plans for dental and veterinary schools at the Heifer campus in Little Rock.
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Little Rock, Big Plans (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

Lyon College, a small school with big ambitions, has more work to do to get its plans off the ground. But it presents an exciting new vision for Little Rock and health care in Arkansas. read more >
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Lyon College Plans to Put Dental, Veterinary Schools on Heifer Campus

The college is partnering with OneHealth Education Group of Little Rock on the project. read more >
Education / Nonprofits

Heifer International Is Selling Its Little Rock Campus

The new owners and their plans for the property will be announced at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Heifer Village. read more >
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ASO Says Music Center Will Enrich East Village

WER Architects/Planners is looking forward to making the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s planned $9 million, 20,000-SF music center in Little Rock’s East Village neighborhood sing, pun intended. read more >
Organizers said the Stella Boyle Smith Music Center would expand the orchestra's capacity for children's programming.
Construction / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits / Real Estate

New Symphony Space Comes With Strings AttachedLock Icon

The site at the southeast corner of Third Street and World Drive is owned by Heifer International. read more >
Heifer International in Little Rock

Heifer International Names Marcia Rasmussen its CFO

She was promoted following a global recruitment process. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Nonprofits

Patrina Eiffert To Lead Heifer International’s Power, Water & Internet Accelerator

Eiffert will oversee the mobilization of resources by 2030. read more >
Ramsay Ball, founding member  and president of Cannon Capital
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Impact Investors Look to Do Well While Doing Good

Impact investing, which offers returns and an opportunity to make a difference, is gaining ground in Arkansas as younger people, businesses and academics embrace the concept that money can do more than just make more money. read more >
The logo for Empower Arkansas, the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association's annual meeting and policy conference. The group has selected a date and venue for the 2021 conference. 
Energy

Arkansas Advanced Energy Association Sets Date, Venue for Annual Conference

The policy meeting returns after a pandemic hiatus in 2020. read more >
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At Heifer, A Pivot Both Great and SmallLock Icon

Seventy-six years into its mission, Heifer is thinking bigger and smaller simultaneously, shepherding fewer but more inclusive projects with a slightly reduced workforce. read more >
Global nonprofit Heifer International is headquartered in downtown, with field offices in more than 30 countries worldwide.
Agriculture & Poultry

Heifer to Fight Hunger With Slimmer StaffLock Icon

Instead of having about 100 projects in its portfolio, the Little Rock nonprofit is moving to 20-30 programs in the upcoming months. read more >