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New Exhibition Showcases the Work of Architect Moshe Safdie

New Exhibition Showcases the Work of Architect Moshe Safdie

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is known not only for its remarkable collection of American masterworks, but also for its breathtaking architecture and natural setting. The museum was designed by international architect Moshe Safdie, with specific attention to integrating the building complex with the landscape and providing a venue in which guests could enjoy art, architecture, and nature simultaneously.

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Mercy Chosen as Walmart “Center of Excellence”

Walmart is pioneering a new model of health care for its associates, and is partnering with Mercy Hospital Springfield and five other hospitals in the country as it announces its new “Centers of Excellence.” The Centers of Excellence program offers no-cost heart, spine and transplant surgeries for Walmart’s associates and their covered dependents enrolled in the company’s medical plans. In addition, Walmart will pay for travel, lodging and food for the patient and a caregiver. Mercy Hospital Springfield has been chosen to provide spine care for Walmart associates.

Walton Arts Center presents Tokyo String Quartet in their last tour

Walton Arts Center presents Tokyo String Quartet in their last tour

Walton Arts Center is proud to present the Tokyo String Quartet on their final tour, Friday, October 19 at 8pm in Baum Walker Hall at Walton Arts Center.

This performance is part of the 10x10 Arts Series with tickets starting at $10-$25. To purchase, call the Walton Arts Center Box Office at 479.443.5600 or by visiting waltonartscenter.org.

Tyson Recalls 67,000 Pounds Of Chicken Wings

Tyson Foods ordered a massive chicken recall Wednesday after USDA officials said misbranded chicken could carry undeclared allergens.

About 67,000 pounds of buffalo wings were packaged in honey barbeque wing bags and contain potential allergens in milk, soy and egg, which were not declared on the honey barbeque packaging, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.

Tyson has not received any complaints of adverse reactions from the mix-up of products, which were produced Aug. 7 and 8 on distributed nationwide, USDA officials said.

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NWA Food Bank Hosts 3rd Annual Jewels of Giving Gala

The Northwest Arkansas Food Bank’s 3rd annual Jewels of Giving Gala will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 16 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers.  The event will be co-hosted by Pam Kohn, EVP Merchandise Services, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., and Tim Yatsko, SVP Replenishment and Planning, Sam’s Club.  Hillshire Brands is the evening’s presenting sponsor.  The event will include a silent auction, dinner and live music by LaFuSo, an eleven piece Latin soul band.  


Findings reveal arts & culture is a $46M industry in NWA

Walton Arts Center released findings today that show the non-profit arts and culture sector is a significant economic driver and a growth industry in Northwest Arkansas—one that annually generates $46 million in total economic impact.

Arvest Bank’s Community Initiative Reaches Half Way Milestone

In early September, Arvest Bank announced the beginning of its 1 Million Meals initiative that challenges bank associates, customers and communities alike to fight hunger in the 90 communities the bank serves by providing one million meals or more to those in need. Today, the bank announces that the campaign has exceeded 500,000 meals, or half way to the goal of one million meals.