July 17, 2024


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Heart Ball keeps the beat

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Results Stories Luncheon

Who: Gown for Achievement Northwest Arkansas

What: The team celebrated individuals successes and a Fayetteville locale.

When: April 7

Wherever: Bailey Centre at Mount Sequoyah in Fayetteville

Info: (479) 877-6910 or [email protected]

Heart Ball: Continue to keep the Beat

Who: American Coronary heart Association

What: Some 800 American Coronary heart Affiliation supporters aided the nonprofit organization raise $800,000.

When: April 8

Where: Rogers Convention Heart

Subsequent: Go Red for Women of all ages, May well 17 and Paint the City Pink, June 17

Info: (501) 707-6600

The Costume for Achievements Northwest Arkansas Results Tales Brunch on April 7 drew a packed house for the in-person return of the fundraiser at the Mount Sequoyah Bailey Middle in Fayetteville.

The luncheon was a prospect to celebrate Dress for Success contributors, this kind of as visitor speaker Arie Harrelson, and the addition of a Fayetteville boutique, which opened final July. Organizers say having to the Rogers location in Frisco Station Mall in Rogers had posed an impediment for several participants. The Fayetteville place is housed in the Squire Jehagen Outreach Center.

The nonprofit organization outfits unemployed or underemployed women of all ages when they attain job interviews. The gals get the job done with an image advisor at the Costume for Good results boutiques, then are outfitted with a suit and add-ons from the boutique’s inventory of donated, carefully employed women’s business and business enterprise-informal apparel, shoes, belts, purses and jewellery.

Along with professional outfits, the team offers profession services such as resume help, mock interviews and career coaching.

Because the community chapter’s development in 2013, Costume for Results NWA has served 2,249 ladies with extra than 3,000 programs and services — touching somewhere around 13,500 life when factoring in their young children and people, according to dfsnwa.org.

Future chances to help help Dress for Achievement consist of the Tour de BBQ on June 4 and the Tour de Tacos on Sept. 10 biking gatherings in Bentonville and the Little Black Dress Supper Celebration on Oct. 6.

Those collecting in assist of Dress for Success integrated Kim Lindsey, Tracy Lieberman, Frank Niles, Amy Sorrell, Rose Sparrow, Monique Jones, Carla Thompson, Mancy Macke, Jennifer Yurachek, Casey Hamaker, Anne Jackson, Andrea Thorpe, Tia Odom, Enid Olde, Micki Bauman, Barbara Noland, Kim Johnson, Susan Jamerson and Lolly Greenwood.

The “Hold the Defeat” Coronary heart Ball on April 8 at the Rogers Convention Center, with the enable of sponsors and 800 visitors, introduced in far more than $800,000 for the American Coronary heart Association. Tom McDonald of Bayer Health care and Venessa Yates of Walmart served as this year’s co-chairmen of the fundraiser.

For the evening’s Open up Your Heart campaign for research funding, Brian Christianson, heart sickness survivor, with his spouse Lisa, shared their working experience with heart illness with these collected.

The 2021-22 course of Sweethearts was presented at this year’s ball. The ladies are significant university sophomores “who actively take part in a system built to empower a new era with lifesaving awareness whilst establishing a genuine determination to lifelong heart well being, group service and management.” This year’s course of 38 lifted extra than $70,000 for investigate and developments.

Up coming up for the group is the Northwest Arkansas Go Crimson Luncheon, which will be May 17 at the Rogers Convention Heart, followed by Paint the City Crimson on June 17 at JJ’s Live in Fayetteville.

Those people aiding keep the defeat with the American Heart Association involved Ed Morgan, Nancy Ellis-Grimwood and Kent Grimwood, Pam and Clark Tyndall, Catie Beth and Jacob Doyle, Caylie Buhagiar and James Alexander, Misty and Rick Sauls, Maggie and Jonathon Martin, Maggie and Justin McDonald, Charlotte and Rick Marriage ceremony, Bridget and Jamey Ullmer, Beth Nepstad, Debbie Bodnar, Connie Christianson and Mary Anne and David Lattanzio.

For additional event photographs — nwadg.com/photographs/society.

Columnist Carin Schoppmeyer can be reached by e mail at [email protected].

  photo  Andrea Thorpe (from still left), Tia Odom, Jennifer Yurachek, Mandy Macke, Casey Hamaker, Anne Jackson and Enid Olde help aid Gown for Good results Northwest Arkansas at the Good results Tales Luncheon on April 7 at the Bailey Center at Mt. Sequoyah in Fayetteville. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Carin Schoppmeyer)
  photo  Jonathan and Maggie Martin (from left), Heart Ball Co-chairman Tom McDonald, Maggie and Justin McDonald and Charlotte and Rick Wedding collect at the fundraiser. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Carin Schoppmeyer)
  photo  Heart Ball Co-chairwoman Vanessa and Corridor Yates delight in the American Heart Affiliation fundraiser. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Carin Schoppmeyer)
  photo  Rose Sparrow (from remaining), Monique Jones and Carla Thompson assistance assist Gown for Achievement on April 7. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Carin Schoppmeyer)
  photo  Kim Lindsey (from remaining), Tracy Lieberman, Arie Harrelson, Julie Gilbreth, Rachel Osborn Cox and Frank Niles stand for a image at the Success Stories Luncheon. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Carin Schoppmeyer)
  photo  Jamey and Bridget Ullmer (from still left), Reece Christianson, Rielyn Christianson, Lisa and Brian Christianson, Beth Nepstad, Debbie Bodnar and Connie Christianson take pleasure in the Heart Ball. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Carin Schoppmeyer)
  photo  David and Mary Anne Lattanzio stand for a photo at the Heart Ball. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Carin Schoppmeyer)
  photo  Micki Bauman (from remaining), Barbara Noland, Kim Johnson, Susan Jamerson and Lolly Greenwood take pleasure in the Achievement Stories Luncheon. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Carin Schoppmeyer)