Can't Stop, Won't Stop
$100,000 Grant Will Help Expand Food Pantry Operations in 2021
The Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Food Pantry and the Razorback Food Recovery Program (RFR) just recently received a $100K grant that will allow volunteers and organizers to expand food assistance services for U of A community members and residents.
You can read the full story HERE
Housing Demand in NWA
NWA is experiencing unprecedented growth, which is great for the region. This strong population growth has led to rapid home price appreciation in the area. While rising home values are generally good for homeowners, they can become a challenge for those who are not yet homeowners.
How might this impact younger generations? According to a recent study, Generation Z is now the fastest-growing renter segment in the United States, contributing to a 31% increase in apartment lease applications in Arkansas last year.
The full report and more can be found HERE.
It Feels Like 2020 Déjà Vu
NWA Daily (Walmart AMP; Rogers)
We've been in denial, but the Walmart AMP announced Kenny Chesney will not be performing this summer as previously scheduled. In fact, several events at the Walmart AMP have either been canceled, rescheduled, or postponed altogether. Whew, that was a tough band-aid to rip off.
Visit HERE for the fully updated AMP concert schedule.
Lady Hogs Fall in First Round of NCAA Tourney
The Arkansas Women's Basketball team took a hard loss to Wright State yesterday (March, 22) in the first round of the NCAA tournament in San Antonio. Wright State, a 13 seed, had only been to the NCAA tournament two other times in school history. However, despite this loss, this Lady Razorbacks team may go down as one of the best ever.
Heading into this year's tournament, 13-seeds were 9-104 all time.
The Many Projects at Pinnacle
NWA Daily (Hunt Tower; Rogers)
Progress slowed, but never halted for the developers in and around Pinnacle Hills in Rogers. Several developments are underway with a few expected to be completed over the next few months. Here is what we know...
Interested in learning more? You can read the full article HERE
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