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Carlos Vicente Named VP of Marketing & Sales at the Walton Arts Center (Movers & Shakers)

He previously was vice president of marketing and communications at Grand Rapids Symphony of Michigan. read more >
The Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville
Tourism

NWA Pride Organizers Change Venue After Walton Arts Center Says No Drag Shows

"This decision is surprising, disappointing, and inconsistent," the group said in a statement. read more >
William "Bill" Gravely Underwood
Retail

Underwood’s Jewelers Founder William Underwood Dies

William "Bill" Gravely Underwood, founder of Underwood’s Jewelers of Fayetteville and the state's first certified gemologist, died Sunday. He was 90 years old. read more >
Banking & Finance / Media & Marketing

Free Bitcoin is Northwest Arkansas’ Latest Lure for Tech Workers

Workers who relocate to the region can receive $10,000 in the cryptocurrency. read more >
Jones Center CEO Ed Clifford at the 2016 Arkansas Business of the Year award ceremony. 
Nonprofits

Ed Clifford to Step Down as Jones Center CEO

He's led the center in downtown Springdale since 2012. read more >
“We are looking at ways to be creative and asking donors, if you normally give and attend events, still give. Don’t stop giving,” said Elizabeth Pulley, the executive director of Children’s Advocacy Centers.
Banking & Finance / Business Services / Education / Health Care / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

Arkansas Nonprofits Rebound in Fundraising, Live and in PersonLock Icon

For nonprofits, especially those that rely on fundraisers and events for their revenue, the pandemic caused anxiety and belt-tightening in 2020. read more >
Government & Politics / Tourism

Walton Arts Center Receives $9.8M Grant

The Walton Arts Center has received a $9.8 million Shuttered Venue Operators Grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration. read more >
Cardboard Clintons quarantined at the Clinton House Museum in Fayetteville.
Media & Marketing / Nonprofits / Tourism

Pandemic Shutdown Causes Fayetteville BluesLock Icon

The COVID-19 pandemic has cost the Fayetteville Convention & Visitors Bureau at least $140,000. read more >
Jim Cargill of Arvest Bank.
Banking & Finance / Health Care / Nonprofits

Jim Cargill Recognized by World Services for the Blind (Movers & Shakers)

Jim Cargill, president and CEO of Arvest Bank for central, northeast and southwest Arkansas, will be honored by World Services for the Blind with the organization’s 19th Annual Vision Award. read more >
Tourism

Report: Arts Added $131.2M to NWA Economy in 2015

A recent study by Americans for the Arts says northwest Arkansas' nonprofit arts and culture industry generated $131.2 million in economic activity in 2015. read more >
Kyle May and Thomas DeBari of the Walton Arts Center
Education / Health Care / Insurance / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

Walton Arts Center Makes Staff Changes; Sparks Sees Staff Recognition (NWA Movers & Shakers)

Kyle May has been promoted and Thomas DeBari has been hired at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. read more >
Missy Kincaid of the Walton Arts Center
Media & Marketing / Nonprofits / Tourism

Walton Arts Center Adds Two, Promotes Two (NWA Movers & Shakers)

Missy Kincaid and Taylor Harrison Speegle have received promotions at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. read more >
A rendering of the future Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital in Springdale
Construction / Education / Health Care / Investments / Media & Marketing / Real Estate / Tourism

Tally of Largest Commercial Building Projects in Arkansas Hits $2.4 Billion

The dollar total of largest commercial construction projects in Arkansas registered nearly $2.3 billion this year. The tally reflected a 1.2 percent decline from more than $2.4 billion in 2015. read more >
Walton Arts Center’s lobby, reoriented to face Dickson Street, above, will be enlarged and the Starr Theater will be expanded. (Artist Renderings provided by Boora Architects)
Construction / Nonprofits / Tourism

Walton Arts Center Awarded $2M Walker Foundation Grant

The Walton Arts Center announces a $2 million grant from the Willard & Pat Walker Charitable Foundation for its $23 million capital campaign. read more >
Scott Galbraith, vice president of programming and executive producer for the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville
Nonprofits / Tourism

Walton Arts Center Announces Hiring of New Executive

The Walton Arts Center announced on Tuesday that Scott Galbraith will join its staff as vice president of programming and executive producer. read more >
Construction / Nonprofits / Tourism

Reynolds Foundation Gives Walton Arts Center $1M

The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation gave a $1 million grant to the Walton Arts Center to help with expansion costs and programming at the Dickson Street complex. read more >
Tourism

Brian Crowne Named VP of Walmart AMP

Walton Arts Center announced Monday that Brian Crowne has been named vice president of Walmart AMP. read more >
Missy Darwin Kincaid
Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

Missy Darwin Kincaid Recognized for Walton Arts Work (Movers & Shakers)

Missy Darwin Kincaid, director of donor engagement at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, was recognized last month as Outstanding Fundraising Executive by the northwest Arkansas chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. read more >
Erin Turner Hogue
Nonprofits

Walton Arts Center Names New VP of Development

The Walton Arts Center announced Tuesday that Erin Turner Hogue has been named vice president of development. Hogue brings more than 10 years of fundraising and strategic planning experience. read more >
Walton Arts Center’s lobby, reoriented to face Dickson Street, above, will be enlarged and the Starr Theater will be expanded. (Artist Renderings provided by Boora Architects)
Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

Underwood Family Contributes to Walton Art Center’s $23M Campaign

Walton Arts Center announced Tuesday a gift from long-time supporters, Bill and LeAnn Underwood and their family designated for the Walton Arts Center’s $23 million campaign to add 30,000 SF of space. read more >