A Real Icebreaker

November 22, 2022

Development

Northwest Arkansas’s Second Whole Foods Location Coming To Rogers

SJC Ventures

Whole Foods Market fans in Benton County won’t have to make the trek to Fayetteville for much longer; the organic grocery store has plans to open a second NWA location in Rogers. 

  • Whole building: Whole Foods will occupy a mixed-use development, combining the grocery store with retail spaces and apartments on the corner of Promenade Blvd and New Hope Rd. 
  • Third time’s the charm: The project is being developed by SJC Ventures, who also built the Fayetteville location. This will be the third Whole Foods Market in the entire state. 

Read more about this development HERE

Sponsored by First National Bank of NWA

First National Bank of NWA Raises Abuse Awareness With Tree Of Hope

First National Bank of NWA

First National Bank of NWA’s Tree of Hope fundraiser will serve children affected by abuse across Northwest Arkansas in partnership with Children’s Advocacy Center and Children’s Safety Center

  • Ornaments: Companies, individuals, or families can sponsor ornaments to decorate the trees displayed at the bank’s Bentonville and Fayetteville locations. 
  • Deck the halls: All donors are invited to join the “Decorate the Tree” reception where they can hang their ornament and celebrate with the community. 

Sponsor your Tree of Hope ornament HERE

Parks

Ice Skating Rink Open In Downtown Bentonville

Bentonville Parks & Recreation

The Rink at Lawrence Plaza opened this past weekend in Downtown Bentonville. 

  • Break the ice: Nervous to get out on the ice? Take Ice Skating Lessons and become the world’s next Nathan Chen
  • Make it a party: Tickets to skate are $7 and cover 45 min of skate time and skate rental. Check the Parks & Rec website for private parties and family passes.  

Get your tickets HERE

Events

Fayetteville’s Stewart Family Lights Display Is Open For The Season

Stewart Family Christmas Lights

The Stewart Family Christmas Lights Display has been a community-favorite event for the holiday season since 2003, and it’s only gotten brighter through the years, now illuminating over 5m lights and hundreds of inflatables. 

  • Lights and more: Aside from the lights, enjoy a holiday train ride, take a ride on a pony or even a camel, and visit with the big man himself. That’s right, Santa will be there 7 days a week to hear all your holiday wishes. 
  • All season long: The display is located at 4279 Wyman Rd in Fayetteville, and will be open weekdays 5-10p and weekends 5-11p until Jan 3. Admission is $8. 

Find more information HERE

Business

Altangle Cycling Relocates Headquarters To Northwest Arkansas

NWA Daily

Altangle Cycling has decided to relocate its headquarters to Bentonville, joining several other cycling companies that have recently done the same. 

  • The more the merrier: Recognizing Bentonville for its positive impact on the cycling community and the vibrant start-up culture of the area, Altangle’s founders are excited to move the company to NWA. 
  • Down to hang: Altanlge develops innovative tools and repair stands, like the Hangar, that focus on uniqueness and functionality for both professional and consumer use. 

Learn more about Altangle Cycling HERE

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